I know Bob Rickert already brought the wrath of SEC homers down upon our "Northerner" heads with his blog the other day, but...
Just looking through the 2009 schedules so far and couldn't help thinking... is it a requirement in the SEC to schedule both a FCS and Sun Belt Conference program?
(Side note: Georgia looks like the only team with a pair of balls, but even they squeezed in that nice grudge match with Tennessee Tech)...
Alabama: Virginia Tech (in Atlanta), Florida International, North Texas, Chattanooga
Arkansas: Missouri State, Texas A&M (in Arlington, TX), Troy
Auburn: Louisiana Tech, West Virginia, Ball State, Furman
Florida: Charleston Southern, Troy, Florida International, Florida State
Georgia: @ Oklahoma State, Arizona State, Tennessee Tech, @ Georgia Tech
Kentucky: Louisville, Louisiana-Monroe, Eastern Kentucky
LSU: @ Washington, Louisiana-Lafayette, Tulane, Louisiana Tech
Ole Miss: UAB, SE Louisiana
Mississippi State: Jackson State, Georgia Tech, Houston, @ Middle Tennessee
South Carolina: @ NC State, Florida Atlantic, South Carolina State, Clemson
Tennessee: Western Kentucky, UCLA, Ohio, Memphis
Vanderbilt: Western Carolina, @ Rice, @ Army, Georgia Tech