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Florida to add Arky and Tamu to schedule (Official. OP was 1 for 2)

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by twodaparty, Jul 29, 2020.

  1. uftaipan

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    Historically, it won’t mean that at all. As I recall, every time it seems Florida has come through a tough slate of schedules, and Georgia is about to start one — surprise! — there’s a need for a new shuffle.
     
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  2. atlantagator86

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    I get your point, but the SEC and Big-10 make so much money on TV that they can probably afford to play games in empty stadiums.

    The problem is that they know chances are the non-P5 conferences don't make much money on home games or TV, so there's almost zero chance any of those conferences play a game. Cancelling those games was likely not at all about Covid risk. I think even the P5 conferences outside of Big-10 and SEC are questionable whether they'll play.

    I would guess that the SEC and Big-10 TV contracts require a certain number of games be played and they may need the 2 extra SEC games to fulfill their contractual obligations. I don't believe they'd add the extra 2 games if they didn't have to.
     
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  3. BanditGator

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    Now I see no reason for the season to go forward, if this is the way they will penalize us, what’s the point? The added games should have been geographically close. This is not good.
     
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  4. ThomasD89

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    The whole thing is so ad hoc I really have no basis for expectations, and whatever happens and whoever comes out on top will be followed by an asterisk.

    That being the case the more games played are the more games I get to watch.

    Call me selfish, but bring it on.
     
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  5. Gatorrick22

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    So much for being a league (SEC) of leaders... following the Big and the ACC with conference only +1.

    SMH!
     
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  6. Eggy21

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    Remember, it's "safe" enough for Mizzou and Florida to play. But it's just too much of a risk for Florida and Florida State.
     
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  7. Gatorrick22

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    That's our +1 opponent.

    I was referring to blowing up our easy azz schedule that we had all planned out. Now we have to act like the Big and ACC following their stupid lead... Yep, Stanky made us a league of followers...
     
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  8. BurkeGator

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    Countdown underway for state politicos to insert themselves here. If we have a season I bet we still end up playing FSU via legal decree. Never mind the pandemic, this is important stuff for politicos of all stripes.
     
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  9. Eggy21

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    The SEC isn't doing a +1 schedule. Just announced today.
     
  10. Gatorrick22

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    Who said we're not playing FSU?
     
  11. Gatorrick22

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    Are you sure? If so then that sucks...
     
  12. ufalum93

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    Georgia already had Alabama scheduled. The schedules are pretty even.
     
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  13. BurkeGator

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    Check the news. SEC schools are currently planning on a 10 game conference opponent only schedule. We shall see what really transpires.
     
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    This lacks any and all logic. How is adding two conference games while stripping rivalry games/homecoming fodder less risky? Why not just keep the 8 game conference schedule and go about the season with four less games and play an SEC championship game? Four less games puts less people at risk than two less games right? This is pure PR BS to act like mitigation is taking place while not actually doing anything. I want the season played but South Carolina coming to Gainesville isn’t any different than UT-Martin when it comes to health risks.
     
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    thats a rough schedule yo
     
  18. twodaparty

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    Because my sources are scrong.
     
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  19. Bazza

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    We're playing Bama now?

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