Originally written on The Belly of the Beast  |  Last updated 11/12/14
Les Miles wants change to come to the cross-division format of the SEC schedule in which each team is assigned a permanent opponent from the other division.  Making a disturbing amount of sense, Miles said, "A key piece for any conference is to allow equal access for any champion." Miles' push for change is the result of the 2013 schedule, which calls for LSU to face Florida (its permanent opponent) and Georgia, while fellow West contenders Alabama and Texas A&M draw a mix of Tennessee, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, and Missouri.  Last year, Georgia benefited from the schedule by playing Auburn and Ole Miss, while South Carolina, a team that beat Georgia 35-7, had to play LSU and Arkansas and ultimately missed out on a trip to Atlanta. While it's easy to complain about things not being fair, does Miles offer a solution to the problem?  Indeed he does, as he would be for a computer randomly selecting a team's cross-division opponents. At the very least, it is in fact a soluti...
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