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Football scheduling provides SEC new challenge

May 3, 2014

Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin said his school is working to comply with the required football scheduling of an opponent from ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 by 2016. (Photo by Rogelio V. Solis, AP)

Southeastern Conference football has been the gold standard in college sports the last decade.
The SEC has won numerous national championships on the gridiron, including seven in a row from 2006-12. The SEC has also changed with the landscape of college football, including the addition of Texas A&M and Missouri.
The league is instituting a new change. This time it involves scheduling.
All 14 SEC schools will be required to schedule an opponent from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 on an annual basis starting in 2016.
"We're working to find schools beginning in 2016," Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin said. 

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