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BCS conference that has best handled re-alignment

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Aug 19, 2011.

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Which conference has done best with re-alignment?

  1. ACC

    1 vote(s)
    2.2%
  2. Big 10

    11 vote(s)
    23.9%
  3. Big 12

    1 vote(s)
    2.2%
  4. Big East

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Pac-12

    28 vote(s)
    60.9%
  6. SEC

    5 vote(s)
    10.9%
  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Changes in the past 20 years:

    ACC

    1991 - Florida State
    2004 - Miami & Virginia Tech
    2005 - Boston College

    Big 10
    1993 - Penn State
    2011 - Nebraska

    Big 12
    1995 - Formed as merger of Big 8 + Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech & Baylor
    2011 - (Colorado & Nebraska left)

    Big East
    1991 - Rutgers & West Virginia
    2004 - (dropped Temple)
    2005 - Cincinnati, Louisville & South Florida (reaction to losing Boston College, Miami & Virginia Tech)
    2012 - TCU

    Pac-12
    2011 - Colorado & Utah

    SEC
    1991- Arkansas & South Carolina
     
  2. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Probably the Big 10. They've added two great historical programs. ACC would be a close second.
     
  3. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    The thing with the ACC is that a lot of ACC folks don't like how the conference culture has changed or the way the divisions are aligned. At all.

    They're almost as bad as the Pac fans who are still bitching about expanding with the Arizona schools in the 1970s and losing the historic Pac-8.

    With the Big 10, they went to 11 teams for a long time and that's an unworkable number. Now they brought us "Legends" and "Leaders". They're successful in spite of how badly they handle things. They did add two great football programs, though. No doubt.

    I'll give it to the SEC. Their success proves how well they did with realignment.
     
  4. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Problem with the SEC is that Arkansas and South Carolina haven't had much success, just basing it off of the list you posted. The Big 10 (regardless of how ****** the names are) added NU and PSU, both of which are great football schools. FSU was a very, very good team in the 1990's but fell off in the 2000's and Va Tech can't win Big games.
     
  5. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    I voted Big 10. The ACC actually had the right idea with football powers FSU, Miami, and VT but the problem is by the time Miami joined they were on their downside, and FSU hasn't been a power for the last decade either. The SEC has done well also with Arkansas and while South Carolina hasn't done much they have the great fan support. I just laugh when I hear radio voices around here say that SCar made a mistake by leaving the ACC for the SEC. Gimme a break you ****ing idiots.
     
  6. CVilleBuff

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    Hate ACC expansion. Ruined basketball. The pre-expansion ACC bball round-robin gauntlet was great. Adding BC was just ****ing foolish
     
  7. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    The BC addition hasn't worked anywhere near as close as they had hoped. Their thought was it would get them into the large New England market but not only is there almost no passion for college football up there, they couldn't care less about all these other conference schools along the mid-Atlantic and the South. The Boston market is completely dominated by pro sports.
     
  8. CVilleBuff

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    On another note, I think it's well past time Swofford moves on
     
  9. CVilleBuff

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    What about those of us who think the Big7 should have never added Okie Light in 1962? **** that.
     
  10. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    If only he could've used his power to try and help keep North Wilkesboro Speedway on the NASCAR circuit. :sad1:
     
  11. fervorfactor

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    In Larry Scott I trust. Pac12. I'm concerned about the Dakotas and Montana.
     
  12. zbuff

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    I went Pac-12 figuring in great Scott's leadership with legendary tv and conference network contracts.
     
  13. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    I voted for the big 12 to see if i would be the only one. And i was haha. Big 12 sucks a massive penis.

    big cupcake.jpg
     
  14. OrangeBowl

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    PAC12 for getting up to speed by adding enough teams for a conference title game....&of course cause 1 of those schools is Colorado
     
  15. JimmyBuff

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    Big 10. Not too hard to see they added two national powers with huge followings to their already strong league.


    plus they already have their TV network.

    Big 10 wins
     
  16. aik

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    Big 10 did it right, patiently waiting and each time adding a team with big national championship history and capacity-crowd fanbase. Where they screwed up was in aligning the divisions. And NAMING THEM.
     
  17. Hugegroove

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    I would have to say the Big 10. They don't seem to rush into anything without doing their homework first. As JimmyBuff said, they have national powers with huge fan base & support. As for the B-Tex conference, they don't deserve to be in this conversation even if they were able to get Notre Dame to join their dying conference.

    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/colu...cle_416ae571-d00f-50f4-9194-5de3a08ea598.html
     

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