Found May 10, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Nick Saban has been giving lots of good quote lately. Yesterday it was about Bob Stoops and the (lack of) time Saban had for his comments on the SEC, and today it’s about the potential future of college football. Saban’s idea? Fewer teams, more competition. In speaking to AL.com, Saban had the following to say about scheduling: “I’m for five conferences – everybody playing everybody in those five conferences,” the Alabama coach said Thursday night before speaking at a Crimson Caravan stop. “That’s what I’m for, so it might be 70 teams, and everybody’s got to play ’em. …” Saban reiterated his desire for the SEC to expand from eight conference games to nine per year for each team. “For the guys who whine about their fixed rivalries, we have games until 2017 with opening games, so we’re going to play somebody else,” Saban said. “I mean, strength of schedule is important, but also, how about the fans? Don’t they want to see good games and all that? “And the better the games – maybe you don’t have to win every game to be in the championship game. You know? The Giants won the Super Bowl, and what did they [...]
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