Sportswriter Hilariously Explains Why Utah, Utah State, & BYU Won’t Be Joining The SEC

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Looks like these three teams won’t be added to the SEC’s mega conference they have in the works.

We all know that college football is in the midst of the wildest conference realignment the sports world has ever seen.

We’re talking about Oklahoma and Texas, the two signature schools from the Big-12 conference, moving to the SEC, and UCLA and USC, the two staple schools in the PAC-12, are planning to join the Big Ten conference.

On top of that, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, and Utah are also discussing leaving the PAC-12 for the Big-12 conference, and there could be way more to come in the very near future.

Needless to say, there’s been so many conference changes in the works, that it’s hard to keep up with them all.

However, it appears that we can officially rule out three schools from joining the SEC…

And it’s Utah, Utah State, and BYU.

Nick de la Torre shared his reasoning for why the the three Utah schools will be eliminated from consideration for the SEC’s expansion.

But why, you may ask?

Because the state of Utah is the driest state in the country, considering a massive amount of the state is apart of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and drinking alcohol is a terrible sin.

Just look at the chart below:

Of course, it’s all in gest, but it would be hilarious watching BYU fans interact with fans from the likes of Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Auburn, and hell, every school in the SEC.

Then again, the Baptists in the Bible Belt of SEC country are probably a little closer to the Mormons than you’d think… Alabama and Mississippi, along with parts of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia look to be pretty dry too.

Ain’t nobody touching the Midwest though… I mean, Wisconsin? God bless ’em.

But on a real note, it will be interesting to see what other teams will be leaving their conferences for others here in the near future.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock