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SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

Posted on: January 31, 2012 1:37 pm
Edited on: January 31, 2012 3:45 pm
 

Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Hey, remember when the SEC used the cover of its 2011 media guide to oh-so-subtly remind the rest of college football which conference had won the previous five national titles? Now that that number has been bumped up one more notch, they're letting the fans officially get in on the fun--not that SEC fans have ever needed the encouragement.

That encouragement nonetheless arrived Tuesday with the appearance of this t-shirt in the SEC's official Internet store:

 

On the one hand, we'd wonder why Alabama fans would wear a t-shirt that also commemorates Auburn's 2010 title, LSU fans one reminding them of their crushing loss to the Tide this past January as well as their 2007 championship, Georgia fans one that reflects a pair of Florida titles, etc. And it's pretty much impossible to wear this as a fan of, say, Kentucky and not be accused of coattail-riding, isn't it?

On the other, these are SEC fans we're talking about, and you never know when you might wind up planning a trip to Columbus, Austin, or Eugene. So: expect them to sell like hot cakes.

You can pick up your own in the CBSSports.com Shop

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Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2011
Posted on: February 2, 2012 5:33 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

You guys should learn from the Leaders and Best of the Big Ten. Unlike the Bama's with our buddy Nick who push players out every year so they can get "extra" players and shuffle them in so they can have the better players each year they make a mistake on a 5 star and he is really a 2 star player. You can always get the players that don't make it academically in the Big Ten to play for you...

 





Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2012 5:15 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

Totally missed when Sam Houston State, Eastern Washington, Villanova, Richmond and Appalachian State joined the SEC.



Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: January 31, 2012 5:06 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

Even though LSU did earn one of these for the conference, I will not be purchasing this shirt.  I do agree with the earlier poster that this cannot be much more than an "in your face" to your friends who have other favorite teams.  I have no interest in doing that.  What LSU fan would as he would only be inviting ridicule for our most recent try.  Pass



Since: Jan 31, 2012
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:30 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

It wouldn't let me post the image. It can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2327387867038&set=a.114092
8886305.2022471.131
9925696&type=1&ref=nf




Since: Jan 31, 2012
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:28 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

I'm feeling pretty ripped off right now. I posted this picture, which I created, on the SEC Facebook page on November 27, 2011.



Since: Mar 8, 2011
Posted on: January 31, 2012 3:00 pm
 

SEC commemorates sixth national title with shirt

Don't see anything wrong with the shirt, but I'm kinda curious where you wear this.  Surely, a Bama fan would sooner wear his/her Bama gear versus something pro-conference. In turn, would a Vanderbilt or Georgia fan feel right wearing this? Again, I don't have a problem with the shirt, but it strikes me as a gag gift that you'd send to a buddy in Columbus, OH or Austin, TX.


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