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The solution is quite simple if the teams play a 12 game SEC schedule (6 home and 6 away), and the Conference drops the East and West Divisions like basketball. Fans would know the next year schedule immediately after the Championship Game each December. Consider: the two teams (#1 and #2) in the SEC Championship game would not face each other the following season; the other prohibited pairings would be 3vs4; 5vs6; 7vs8; 9vs10; 11vs12; 13vs14. Other than these prohibitions, everybody plays everybody.
It would be very easy to develop a master schedule and then, based on season finish, just plug in the appropriate name for the next season schedule.
As for UGA/Tech, SC/Clemson, UF/FSU, those would become lucrative major bowl match-ups with guaranteed ticket sales. Also, my research shows there is not a Florida law that requires the Gators and 'Noles to play every year. There was a directive issued, in I believe 1956, that directed UF to play the former girls school starting in 1958 (I don't claim to absolutely accurate on the dates).
Nonetheless, with the SEC Network premiering in 2014, a 12 game SEC schedule guarantees absolute top tier games every week of the football season. I predict it would rival the NFL for viewers and revenue.
By the time each year we get to the SEC Championship Game, the two truly best teams will meet, and scheduling will no longer be a point of contention.
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