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I don't think any informed college football fan disputes that the SEC is the best league, with the best defenses. But objectively, when watching the OK/FL game and the ALA/TX games, those teams were very close. With Colt McCoy in there, it could have been a much different game, we'll never know. And OK blew a couple of early opportunities that were golden; it seemed to me they were very, very close, with OK having the better offense and FL the better defense.

 

But yes, a great defense can often neutralize a great offense. It just depends on a lot of circumstances. I myself - an old guy - remember the game of the century, the OK/NEB game of 1971. Even as a kid, I was shocked at how easily OK moved the ball on an incredible NEB defense. It was NEB's offense that won the game for them.

2 years ago on Mizzou WR Moe The Hit Of SEC Media Days

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 @GeauxState 

Yes, you are exactly right about that part. All for one and one for all... against outsiders/bowl season.

 

But I think TJ actually would agree with that and had a different point in mind. He's probably just weary of hearing over and over again how NFL-like the SEC is and how Mizzou is gonna get crushed... natural reaction for a competitive athlete, even if it turns out true (hopefully not!). I think what he's saying is that not every SEC team is as tough as LSU and ALA were last year; that Mizzou may surprise some people; that while the BIG-12 teams overall were/are not as good as those in the SEC, some were very good.

2 years ago on Mizzou WR Moe The Hit Of SEC Media Days

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First time on. Great site. I've been checking it for many months.

 

And now it appears that today Mizz has landed a four-star OT from Iowa. Of course I'm speculating, but our move to the SEC may well have had a lot to do with it.

2 years, 2 months ago on SEC Commitment Comparator - 5/10/12

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