Originally Posted by Wormwood56
Virginia Tech's atmosphere blows away most of the SEC, and is comparable to the best of the SEC. They fit like a glove, and considering their locale, they fit the SEC better than Florida, frankly. That entire area is as Southern as boiled peanuts and RC Cola. Don't confuse Virginia Tech (or the state of Virginia) with the greater DC area (northern Virginia). Those folks are southern and absolutely RABID about their football.
Their inclusion would necessitate an annual rivalry with Texas A&M, the last two land-grant schools that have an active Corps of Cadets. Can you imagine the pageantry?
Now if you're trying to compare a game day experience from VT to places like Kentucky and The Mississippi schools then I'd agree. However the ones knocking Missouri has flat out lost it. Missouri is down with the cause and the cause is SEC football