More Auburn-themed snippets from Sandestin
However, SEC teams that qualified for bowls in 2009 split an extra $14.9 million. That money is not distributed evenly.
My educated guess is that Auburn's actual take is something in the neighborhood of $18.6 million. That money is due to arrive in July.
Not bad for paying $50 in SEC dues.
* Jay Jacobs has been named to the SEC's Executive Committee, which includes seven members. He's the only athletic director on the board.
* I reported earlier that Jacobs played a central role in The Cowbell Provision going through. Here's what MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin had to say about it:
"Jay made the motion in the AD meeting of: Let's give this a shot. What do we have to lose? He's a great guy. I really appreciate him stepping up and helping for the right reasons: Let's help a league member through a situation that's challenging."