Teams from the Southeastern Conference have won the last seven national titles. That pretty much ends any argument about which conference is the best in college football.
Well, Bob Stoops likes to argue.
The Oklahoma coach was feeling his oats this week at a fan caravan appearance in Tulsa. Despite evidence to the contrary, he's not willing to concede the title of best conference to the SEC.
"So they've had the best team in college football," Stoops said, in comments reported by the Tulsa World. "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."
True, the seven straight BCS titles have been spread out amongst just four teams: Alabama (3), Florida (2), LSU and Auburn.
Of course, the 2012 BCS title game was a head-to-head matchup of SEC teams, Alabama and LSU. And in some years, the SEC conference championship game is basically a national semifinal, if not a better matchup than the BCS title game.