SEC To Recommend Specific Playoff Plan, Stick With 6-1-1 Scheduling

GAINESVILLE FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Florida fans cheer late in the fourth quarter as the Florida Gators take on the Kentucky Wildcats at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 25 2010 in Gainesville Florida. Florida defeated Kentucky 48-14 for head coach Urban Meyer's 100th career victory. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

With the Big 12 looking to be the only conference that supports the SEC's preference to allow non-conference champions into college football's playoff, battle lines have been drawn, and we'll spend the next two weeks hearing about how the whole thing might work out. With the SEC's spring meetings concluding, the conference is set to make their official proposal:

Machen also said he believes the conference will proceed with the 6-1-1 scheduling model, which will keep each member tied with a cross-divisional football rival. Also, on the issue of potential SEC expansion (which would include Virginia Tech, if you're into rumors):

And neither of Steve Spurrier's pet projects are going to take off this year (his other being a call to eliminate out-of-division games from the conference standings):

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