posted on Aug, 15 2004 @ 05:45 PM
The Big ten has Illinois
All of these teams here are well known football teams and have earned there dues one way or another. This will be a great race to watch this fall.
Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa, Purdue, Minnesota and Wisconsin all can win it. But there's no one team you can point to and say that it can win the
The thing about the Big 12- is that After Oklahoma and Texas, there are six teams that could be very good -- or not. There are no guarantees in the
North, except that Kansas State and Nebraska fans will feel disrespected.
The SEC is also a strong conference but has lost some teams to the ACC- Loses to the ACC in a photo finish. LSU and Georgia each could be No. 1. If
everything goes right, Florida, Tennessee, Auburn, Ole Miss and Alabama could have breakout years. Or not, because everything only goes right for one
team a year, doesn't it?
The ACC could have one of the strongest leagues -The league has the best group of coaches in Division I-A, and five teams that are ranked, and another
couple that may deserve to be ranked. No one will remember how the league, like the robber barons of old, wreaked havoc by getting strong. They'll
only remember that the league is strong.