Originally written on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 10/30/12
The Florida Gators may have lost on Saturday, but this girl was quick to remind me they're a big reason the SEC remains on top. The MAC and Sun Belt are making moves in the positive direction, while the same can't be said for the Big East. There's still plenty of football left for that to change, but the top three are cemented in stone at this point.  1. SEC I know some people may think the Big 12 is the better conference, pound for pound, but that's not the case at DC. Yes, the teams at the top of the SEC are among the best in the country, but even Tennessee and Arkansas, both at 3-5, could do some damage to mid level teams from other conferences such as Texas and Iowa State or Washington and Arizona State. 2. BIG 12 When 8 out of 10 teams have winning records, you get some respect in the DC conference rankings. The biggest difference between the #2 spot and jumping the SEC for the #1 spot is defense. Too many teams that are in the middle of the pack in the Big 12 standings - T...
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