Originally Posted by patteeu
There was a 9 game season in the Big 12 this year which is an example of how conferences do things differently. Conferences are free to schedule however they want and they're also free to count non-conference games as a part of their conference championship determination if they want. I'm not trying to dictate any of those things.
Yes. Conferences do things differently. They are free to do so because conference championships have no bearing on eligibility for national championships.