Kudos to Jon Solomon for this lovely juxtaposition:
In the 21-year history of the SEC’s eight-game format, Alabama possesses the third-easiest conference schedule and Auburn has the second hardest, according to an AL.com analysis of opponents’ SEC records. The easiest schedule belongs to Florida, which has the most SEC titles since the conference championship game started, and the hardest belongs to Vanderbilt.
“Nobody ever said it’s supposed to be fair,” said South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier, a frequent critic of SEC scheduling.
Hell, he’s just nostalgic.