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Report: Texas, Oklahoma Reach Out to SEC about Joining

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by Gator Mike, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. desert24

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    I always thought that strategy was penny wise and pound foolish, fan interest especially amongst the new generation and especially early in the season isn’t always that great and having sometimes an entire month with no relevant games to start the season just seems like bad business.
     
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  2. Wanne15

    Wanne15 GC Hall of Fame

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    Only a couple games a year with me traveling for.
     
  3. dylan383

    dylan383 Premium Member

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    It’s great news. Two great programs. No offense to mizzou and aggies and arkie but these are sec worthy.
     
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  4. ugahairydawgs

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    And now…

     
  5. MarineG8R

    MarineG8R GC Legend

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    It would be a great way to fight decreased attendance and viewership.
     
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  6. GatorMatt06

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    Lmao

    “Let’s meet to discuss ways we can cut off our nose to spite the face.”
     
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  7. gatorzilla91

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    So does that basically mean they’re actually going to discuss leaving the SEC?
     
  8. garettk

    garettk GC Hall of Fame

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    We cannot beg to comprehend the contempt A+M has for Texas.
     
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  9. g8wayg8r

    g8wayg8r All American

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    Not anymore. It's all about money and security and control of the gold mine. Just one more reason for students to not care as much about football as in the past.
     
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  10. INGATORSWETRUST

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    So the second largest State in the country can’t have two SEC teams when Miss, Bama and Tenn have two? The SEC offered both FSU and UM the chance to join years ago. There was no agreement that only Florida could be in the SEC from the State. Expand or be left behind. The NCAA is dead and conferences will make their own rules soon. The big conferences with the best teams will have the best TV contracts.
     
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  11. gtr2x

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    So whatever happened to OU and Okie St being a tandem not to be separated. $$?
    Have heard nothing of okie st in this process. Maybe if UT can't get thru, the Cowboys replace them, not that Id be excited about either.
     
  12. traveling gator

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    The best thing about having Texas in the SEC is their version of gatorcountry. surleyhorns is pretty entertaining
     
  13. KronoGator

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    If they think threatening to leave the SEC will stop this they are in for a huge surprise.
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  14. tommyvee

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    Well it was about new markets and TV dollars for the previous two expansions. Not sure how this has changed as we are moving away from cable bundles and into streaming networks.
     
  15. sierragator

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    yep, where are the aggies going to go? The remnants of the 12? the BIG? Pac?
     
  16. danmann65

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    What if the sec just swallowed all the best teams and it replaced the ncaa?
     
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  17. 62gator

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    Brutal.

     
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  19. KronoGator

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    All that's left is a dollar store, payless shoes and a nail salon.
     
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  20. llm85

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    …and the Orange Julius.
     
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