Originally Posted by Saul Good
Nobody cheers for having the most mediocre teams like Big 12 homers.
Well, everyone has to play each other in the Big 12 which costs the conference 5 wins right off the bat. The 8-game SEC schedule leads to better records (but not better Sagarins - see if you can figure out why that is)
Alabama missed the 3 top teams in the East, and Georgia missed the top 3 teams in the West. Pretty lame. That's why there are 6 SEC teams in the top-20 of Sagarin vs 5 Big 12 teams: