Doc Harper: SEC Would Hold Itself Back By Keeping 8-Game League Schedule

by Doc Harper  on Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 11:00 am   4 min read

Remember Greg Childs' big catch for the win at Georgia? Moments like that against SEC East opponents could be very rare if the league maintains its eight-game schedule after expansion. (Mark Wagner)

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The SEC stressed that when the 2012 football schedule was released that itwas not a permanent setup. The reason is because there is a really big problem with it. Under the 6-1-1 setup, Arkansas, for example, would only get visits from each school in the East, other than South Carolina, once every 12 years. And Athens, Ga., really should be visited more than once a decade.

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