Will Muschamp has fired back at Nick Saban over his BCS bowl complaints.
The loser of Saturday’s SEC Championship between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 UGA will likely drop to a non-BCS bowl game, maybe the Capital One Bowl. Meanwhile, No. 4 Florida will likely make it to the Sugar Bowl, despite not playing for a conference title.
Saban is not happy about that. And on this issue, UGA fans might be in agreement with the Alabama coach.
“It’s not really a great scenario,” Saban said on Sunday. “You play your way into the (SEC) Championship game, which means you’re the best team in your division … It doesn’t seem quite right, but it is what it is. I don’t really know what me commenting about it is going to do to change it. But I don’t feel good about it.”
Muschamp responded to the comments from his former boss, Saban.
“Well, I can switch and go to Atlanta if he doesn’t want to go Atlanta and play the Dawgs,” Muschamp told the AP.
“Be careful what you ask for, Nick.”
This makes for some good water-cooler discussion. Last year, Alabama was in a similar position as this year’s Florida team – left out of the SEC Championship game but had clinched a spot in the BCS bowls due to a high ranking.
Florida has defeated four top 10 BCS teams this season. It seems unlikely that Alabama or UGA with two losses would hold off 11-1 Florida in the next BCS rankings to finalize the bowl games.
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