Bad news: Big Ten gets opposite slot.
Great. 'Cause what we needed was another SEC/Big Ten matchup in the Sunshine State.
While I'm all for sending a Southeastern Conference team to Jacksonville for the postseason, I'd much rather see us face a Big 12 or Pac-10 (or even ACC or Big East) opponent by the St. John's River.
Still, to paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, half a loaf is better than no bread; if we cannot secure all our bowl tie-ins, let us secure what we can.