Excellent in-depth article in the Omaha World-Herald examining the SEC's recent domination, driving forces behind it, and future prospects. Good read on this off-day in the bowl season before the big games start. Looks at divisional alignment, top athletic dept budgets, oversigning and recruiting loopholes, playing style, demographics, and more.
And concludes: "It's easy to identify why the SEC is better. What's more complicated is pinpointing what changed in the last decade. What prompted the surge?......But the SEC's rise to powerhouse is no fluke. And the reasons behind it — the power sources — suggest that the gap between the SEC and its competitors may actually grow over the next five years."
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