Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 5/9/13

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 05: Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners before a game against the Brigham Young Cougars at Cowboys Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Bob Stoops, the head football coach for the Oklahoma Sooners, got a lot of attention recently with some comments he made about the SEC. In a nutshell he called the conference overrated and over-hyped. He inferred that the conference as whole is not all that the talking heads in the media want us to believe it is. It certainly is not the best. That honor goes to the Big 12--and he could not be more wrong. Actually--maybe he is right. That is if a lot of mediocrity equals greatness. Here are the comments that were reported in the Tulsa World and pretty much repeated everywhere: “So they’ve had the best team in college football,” Stoops said. “They haven’t had the whole conference. Because, again, half of ‘em haven’t done much at all. I’m just asking you. You tell me.” “It depends on who you want to listen to,” Stoops said. “Listen, they’ve had the best team in college football, meaning they’ve won the national championship. That doesn’t mean everything else is a
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