Because we tried the 9-game thing and it died on the vine before it even started. Why? Because teams objected to the loss of home games that they could buy from bodybag teams like Eastern Michigan. None of the objections to a 9-game schedule disappear just because of two extra teams in the conference.
"Rodrick Williams Jr.'s 10-month old, 2-foot-long savannah monitor named "Kill" gets the RB some strange looks when they go for walks together."