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Only about 1/3 of the coaching positions are open at SEC schools. LOLVolbike’s Law that no matter how improved the facilities, coaches, recruits, contributions, concessions, whatever, for every game played there will still be an equal number of losses and wins.When put together with AmFlyer’s corollary about MAC and Southern Conference schools and the like SEC (and maybe all schools) have to win a minimum of three of four non-conference games and at least ½ their conference games to get to 7-5 on average.When you have at least four schools winning 10 games almost every year that does not leave enough wins for the rest.Now how many schools anymore would be satisfied going 7-5 every year?As I have said many times the coaching carousel is going to spend faster and faster.Few school will compromise success for sentimentality of hiring alums.Coaches will feel no loyalty to any school not that they should.The really successful coaches will be lured by greater challenges at other schools or taking a shot at the pros.The unsuccessful coaches will……. well we know they will be selling life insurance while living off the guarantees.I doubt many if any coaches will ever last 12-13 years at a school like Mark Richt has any more.The salaries are still escalating……….The greatest fear of SEC coaches is the possibility of going to a 9 game conference schedule which reduces the creampuffs by 25%!I think the Little Ten, Big Twelve, and Pac 12 have already decided to go to 9.It is great fro the season ticket holders.If so there will hardly ever be a significant out of conference opponent except the in-state rivals at SC, GA, and FL.
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