Over at SportsBlog, Brian advances the argument that the SEC is the best. As one data point, he points out that the Pac-10 are beating each other up and therefore giving each other losses.
That is not really compelling data. I looked at the interconference records so far, starting from Rich Tellshow’s data, and then eliminating Div I-AA results. Here’s what I see:
The evidence suggests that the Big12, Pac10, Big10 are doing fine this year, while the SEC is just an average performer.