We could gain the support of the 5 AAU members in the acc, duke, UNC, uva, gt, Maryland, while making it known to the SEC brass that its what's holding us up. Mizzou, a&m, vandy, and Florida would certainly be behind us if they thought we would be future conference members. The SEC needs all the increased academic prestige it can get. Once we got AAU, it would be really tough to turn down an extra 20-30 million per year.
What are you smoking? VT gets enhanced academic credentials from other universities for athletic department reasons? Obviously better living through chemistry.
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