Pelini: "Don't talk to me about the SEC"
Bo Pelini (Stewart Photography)
Bo Pelini (Stewart Photography)
Posted Jul 25, 2013

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini says don't lump the SEC all into one category - compare programs.

CHICAGO, IL - As it does every year, the topic of conference supremacy came up at Big Ten Media Days on Thursday.

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini was asked if he saw the Big Ten “bridging the gap” to the SEC.

"I guarantee there are a lot of teams in the SEC that aren't Alabama that wish they were Nebraska, wish they were Michigan, wish they were Ohio State,” said Pelini. “Don't talk to me about the SEC. Let’s compare specific programs.

“The whole SEC isn’t Alabama, LSU, Georgia – every year is different. Let’s talk about programs and certain teams in any given year…There are some teams in the SEC that is trying to bridge the gap to us. Everybody wants to lump the whole SEC into one category. Let's not go there now."

Since taking over at Nebraska, Pelini’s squads have faced SEC teams twice, both coming in their most recent bowl games. The Huskers lost to Georgia last season in the Capital One Bowl, 45-31, and to South Carolina in the same bowl game, 30-13, the season prior.

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Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for FOX Sports & since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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