The Arkansas coach stood up for the conference in Wednesday's SEC coaches teleconference, arguing that there was little to be said for Ohio State's remaining games, which at the moment include exactly one ranked team. Bielema, who has firsthand experience with the Big Ten from his days at Wisconsin, took a stance on behalf
"Ohio State has one remaining game with a ranked opponent," Bielema said, according to Cleveland.com. "We have eight remaining against teams who are ranked... If anyone tries to argue that, it's nonsense." He added that the SEC is on a “whole other level” in terms of competitive balance
This week, the AP ranked 10 SEC teams in its Top 25, a record. Every SEC West team was ranked.
- Jeremy Woo