Monday’s historic total solar eclipse had a way of putting many things in perspective, and yes, it can also help to do that when it comes to college football scheduling.
On Monday afternoon, Georgia football beat writer Marc Weiszer pointed out the fact that it would be another seven years before an eclipse of the same kind will be seen in the United States.
However, that still won’t be enough time for the Bulldogs to finally visit the Aggies and the 12th Man in College Station. Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin didn’t like the sound of that and responded to him on Twitter.
Just heard next total solar eclipse in U.S. is April 2024. Georgia would still have not played at Texas A&M under SEC's schedule rotation.
— Marc Weiszer (@marcweiszer) August 21, 2017
Suboptimal. Would love to see a model that offers more rotation in the schedule. https://t.co/bH4oncETZA
— Scott Stricklin (@ScottStricklin) August 21, 2017
With that said, the Bulldogs will visit the Aggies later that year in 2024. Still, that means 12 seasons must go by before those teams meet at Texas A&M, which joined the SEC in 2012.
The two schools have actually not even met at all — in either program’s venue — during that time. The first matchup will come in Athens in 2019.
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