SEC MEETINGS: Football coaches want to preserve rivalries amid debate over conference schedule

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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 7:40 pm

DESTIN, Fla. — Amidst the mathematical arguments and bickering over eight- or nine-game SEC schedules, Georgia football coach Mark Richt stood back and muzzled any opinion.

Maybe Richt was more animated, less passive behind closed doors Tuesday in the SEC spring meetings at Sandestin Beach Hilton. The league’s longest-tenured coach joked about the danger in being too open with media. Richt never forgets to guard his words.

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