Much discussion has centered on the distance of SEC vs. ACC schools. Let's look at actual distance of our regular rivals. I will assume we continue to play UVA each year like we did in the Big East.
Georgia 326 miles GT 410 miles
Florida 623 miles Miami 900 miles
Vanderbilt 414 miles Boston College 704 miles
Kentucky 313 miles Pittsburgh 322 miles
Tennessee 237 miles UNC 175 miles
South Carolina 265 miles Duke 175 miles
There will likely be one or two additional cross rivals but Syracuse is 571 miles vs. going to Alabama, Mississippi, LSU, etc. Would you rather go to Syracuse in the fall or south? Would you be more excited with SEC games or ACC games?
Last edited by VaAkita; Sat May 26 2012 at 03:42 PM.
TechSideline.com (a.k.a. TSL) is an independent publication that is in no way affiliated with or sponsored by Virginia Tech or the Virginia Tech Athletic Department. This site is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox or MS Internet Explorer at a video resolution of 1024x768 or higher. For more details, including a list of TechSideline staff, see our Contact Page. All original material and images are copyrighted by TechSideline.com and may not be reused or reprinted without permission.