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I got the shotgun. You got the briefcase. It's all in the game though, right?
MARYLAND. The area they’re now calling the DMV—D.C./Maryland/Northern Virginia—might be the country’s richest talent mine.
I think it's a bad move to go the Big 10. Personally as a Marylander, I don't feel like a Mid-Westerner and (nothing against those places but) don't want our teams being so far away from all of these division foes. We founded the ACC and its great we get to play teams in warm, nearby places.
About sports, for one, Maryland is a basketball school flat out. I know the money is made off football, but basketball is more important to us! While I do think Big 10 hoops has great teams it would be fun to play every year, the ACC schools (Duke, NC) are just as good. On football, it's going to take years for us to scratch the level of Ohio St, Michigan, Wisconsin, etc. And ACC football teams pose plenty of challenge with (normally) VA Tech, FSU, Miami etc.
Bottom line is we trash a great tradition (VA is a great rival, as is VA Tech, Duke, NC), a great conference all basically for money. And that seems like the wrong signal to send to kids. And to get our buts whooped in FB and have to travel half way across the country to cold places.... nah.... bad idea.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Veee on 11/18/2012 at 10:16 AM
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