By now, you’ve surely heard of SB Nation’s Conference Re-Draft Project, in which conferences are built using the same model by which professional teams are constructed, employing a draft based on considerations of value rather than geography. Value is assessed using a variety of criteria, according to which the Georgia Bulldogs were among the most attractive programs in the land.
The first two rounds of the draft were completed behind closed doors, and, to no one’s surprise, the Red and Black were taken in the second round (albeit later than the ‘Dawgs deserved to be picked). The results of the first two rounds are available here, but the gist is this:
- We’re working on a name for the new league, but Georgia belongs to the conference whose commissioner is BC Interruption, and the Bulldogs will share that conference with the Texas Longhorns.
- The other ten teams no longer on the board are the Florida Gators and Penn St. Nittany Lions (both taken by Black Heart Gold Pants), the Alabama Crimson Tide and Oklahoma Sooners (both taken by Team Speed Kills), the Ohio St. Buckeyes and Florida St. Seminoles (both taken by Big East Coast Bias), the USC Trojans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (both taken by House of Sparky), and the LSU Tigers and Michigan Wolverines (both taken by Red Cup Rebellion). All other Division I programs remain in play.
- The next pick belongs to our conference, with the final call being made by BC Interruption with input from SB Nation’s Texas bloggers, along with MaconDawg and me. That selection is forthcoming.
- Contrary to what Cowboys Ride For Free wrote in the posting linked to above announcing the results of the first two rounds, Georgia is a golf school.
Stick around for more updates, but, in the meantime, let us know what teams you’d like to see drafted for the conference in which Georgia now finds itself.