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A Look at Connor's Big Board After the First Two Rounds of the Conference Re-Draft Project

The first two rounds of SB Nation's Conference Re-Draft project are complete, and it is obvious that no one is paying attention to my big board, kind of like how no team pays attention to Mel Kiper's Big Board in the NFL Draft. A list of the first twelve picks are below:

Round-Pick Conference Commissioner Selection
1-1 Conference #1 BC Interruption TEXAS
1-2 Conference #2 Black Heart Gold Pants FLORIDA
1-3 Conference #3 Team Speed Kills ALABAMA
1-4 Conference #4 Big East Coast Bias OHIO STATE
1-5 Conference #5 House of Sparky USC
1-6 Conference #6 Red Cup Rebellion LSU
       
2-7 Conference #6 Red Cup Rebellion MICHIGAN
2-8 Conference #5 House of Sparky NOTRE DAME
2-9 Conference #4 Big East Coast Bias FLORIDA STATE
2-10 Conference #3 Team Speed Kills OKLAHOMA
2-11 Conference #2 Black Heart Gold Pants PENN STATE
2-12 Conference #1 BC Interruption GEORGIA

It's obvious from the first twelve selections that the main criteria for picking schools, are one, a good football program, and two, a good TV market. When making my original big board (Which included Texas A&M, Florida, Connecticut, Auburn, and Kentucky), I was looking for strong teams in Football, Basketball, and Baseball, good academics, and a good TV market.

So, below are two big boards. The first one is with the criteria of being a good football school with a good TV market, and the second one is based off my personal criteria. Let us know in the comments section on what your next selections would be if you were a conference commissioner.

Big Board #1 (Top five teams remaining based on a good football program with a good TV market)

1. Auburn
2. Wisconsin
3. Boise State
4. Nevada
5. Missouri

Big Board #2 (Top five teams remaining based on an all-around strong athletic program and good academics)

1. Texas A&M
2. Connecticut
3. Auburn
4. Kentucky
5. South Carolina

--Connor