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FTR, I tend to lean towards SEC being the better conference.

By most metrics, I'd say the SEC is the better conference. (Or is it...?) Actually, I might say it's just the optics, as there might be 7 matchups in a 1 vs. 1, 12 vs. 12 where the ACC could win... The Hoos just beat a favored South Carolina team that might have been a good "#5 vs. #5" match-up on a hypothetical SEC/ACC challenge weekend... So, like a team tennis match, we've won at #1, #5, and are just looking for a few more favorable match-ups to win the challenge... I thought this year that NCSU vs. TAMU would have been a favorable one, but alas...

Again, realistically, the SEC usually wins this challenge at least 8-4, if not 9-3, but like basketball, it'd give an added layer of rooting interest on a Saturday afternoon if it was tied at 5-5,with wins by a resurgent FSU over TAMU, NCSU finally beating USC, GT beating one of the Mississippi's, Duke over Vandy, and Wake in an upset at LSU, and the two games left in prime time were Clemson/Alabama, and UVa/(Kentucky/the other Mississippi/Arkansas) to settle the challenge...

(In response to this post by HiltonHeadHoo)

Posted: 01/08/2019 at 5:03PM


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I can't believe we've never played Alabama -- croakerhoo 01/08/2019 3:15PM
  Doesn't appear in UVA's records ... -- Trigon 01/08/2019 4:30PM
  SEC is best football conference, ACC has the best team ** -- HiltonHeadHoo 01/08/2019 3:16PM
  Oh, Poppycock! -- jdubforwahoowa 01/08/2019 3:50PM
  Watch your language, Buster! ** -- 01/08/2019 4:22PM
  So, how close is it exactly? -- mwolve 01/08/2019 5:04PM
  Definitely when you delve below Bama, UGa and LSU -- jdubforwahoowa 01/08/2019 4:27PM
  Arky is safe to count out for a while, imho. ** -- hoodeyo 01/08/2019 5:23PM
  Florida did cross my mind as I hit send. -- jdubforwahoowa 01/08/2019 4:30PM
  Pitt cant draw 40k to most games -- chiefwahoo 01/08/2019 8:22PM
  Don't confuse him with facts -- The Hook 01/08/2019 5:53PM
  Band box stadiums reflect overall interest level ** -- HiltonHeadHoo 01/08/2019 5:07PM
  No question ** -- TheRock 01/08/2019 4:32PM

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