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Will strength of schedule come back as part of the formula?
I am a big fan of SOS being part of the equation. Makes sense that if they do top 4 teams, then sos being factored in.
If we had the system b4 2004 (which had SOS factor in) Bama would have been out last year and Texas might have made it in 2008.
What are u hearing about SOS?
This post was edited by TheContractor on 5/16/2012 at 1:05 PM
While I agree expansion is inevitable due to the consolidation mentality favoring the economics but why would Texas, in particular, want to change the current scenario:
1) We don't need the incremental money
2) We have the optimal amount of influence
3) No conference championship - big deal (incidentally USC enjoyed several championship appearances without one)
4) Equitable scheduling
5) Balanced competition (West Virginia and TCU are going to be very solid on this new stage)
Texas doesn't need all of the benefits of expansion most schools in every other conference must have to survive or flourish.
I agree with ut755, there is no incentive outside of financially induced peer pressure.
Good points Hookem89.
Tone, in your scenario a 12-1 USC would and IMO should be above a 11-1 Texas if their SOS is higher.
I love Texas but I want a fair system, which we haven't had yet.
"I've heard some of our fans say, 'We were always an SEC school. We just didn't know it," athletic director Bill Byrne said.
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