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Coaches, ADs prepare to vote on issues on Day Two of SEC Meetings

DESTIN, FLA. — It’s Day Two here at the SEC Meetings at the Sandestin Beach Hilton and it promises to be a somewhat eventful day.

Nothing will actually be enacted today. But the football and basketball coaches, after meeting together all morning, will get together with the athletic directors this afternoon and let them know how they feel about the respective legislation before them. At some point they will put it to a vote and, however that turns out is the recommendation they’ll forward on the presidents, who aren’t due to convene until Thursday. On Friday, the presidents will discuss it and make a final decision on which way to go.

“We’ll get in there and talk about the issues together and they’ll take some straw polls,” Georgia AD Greg McGarity said Wednesday. “eventually they’ll ask the question, ‘All for say, aye; opposed say, no.’ But nothing is going to be official until the presidents have their say. It’s their vote Friday that matters.”

This much we know after …

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