Originally Posted by Spurz
Aren't we basically mandated by the legislature to play one of the small in-state schools each year? I read that somewhere once, but haven't seen any official confirmation. (I suppose it could just be a gentlemen's agreement between all the ADs.) It would make sense, seeing as Clemson does the same thing with their scheduling.
I don't think it's mandated, but SOS has said on many occasions that if we have to pay a team a whole bunch of money to come here he'd rather keep it in-state. That's why we usually rotate through the state FCS schools.