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SEC coaches talk scheduling, other issues

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It's no surprise there are varying opinions among the SEC's 14 coaches about the league's 6-1-1 scheduling format, which requires six games against division opponents, one permanent non-division rivalry game and one rotating non-division game.
   But coaches like Malzahn believe keeping non-division rivalry games - such as Auburn-Georgia - are more important than competitive balance.
   Coaches discussed the SEC schedule and other issues during Wednesday's spring teleconference.
   The veteran LSU coach has been the most outspoken opponent of the current format, which the league's coaches voted to keep on Sunday night.
   DARKHORSE CANDIDATES: Ole Miss and Mississippi State are among the most veteran teams in the SEC Western Division this season.

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