Originally Posted by Wickedson
So Alabama running the S.E.C. Is just the way it is and Texas running the Big 12 is them being an overlord.
Alabama has all the clout they could ever hope for, but the difference is that they believe as in institution in the fairness of the SEC as a whole. Alabama could act like Texas and warp everything to their will, but instead there's a true institutional culture in the SEC of "what's good for everyone is good for us."