Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson is Bob Stoops' anti-SEC ally from the Deep South

Bob Stoops is not the only coach who questions SEC hype. Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson mirrored Stoops' spring quote about SEC propaganda.
Oklahoman Modified: August 26, 2013 at 9:00 am •  Published: August 25, 2013

Pac-12: 10-5

UCLA (2-0, both vs. Tennessee) and Southern Cal (1-0, beating Arkansas) are the only Pac-12 programs with a winning record against the SEC the last seven seasons.

ACC: 42-23

Wake Forest (5-3, including 2-0 vs. Ole Miss and 3-2 vs. Vanderbilt) is the only ACC program with a winning record against the SEC the last seven seasons.

Big Ten: 15-11

The only Big Ten schools with a winning record against the SEC the last seven years are Iowa (1-0, beating South Carolina) and Northwestern (3-1, two wins over Vanderbilt and one over Mississippi State).

Big East: 12-14

It's true. The Big East has a winning record against the SEC over the last seven seasons. And Cincinnati is the only Big East program with a losing record against the SEC during that time. West Virginia was 3-3 while in the Big East; Louisville is 4-4. South Florida and Pitt each are 1-1, Connecticut is 2-1 and Syracuse and Rutgers each are 1-0.

by Berry Tramel
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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