Why can't they just admit that given the extremely limited number of meaningful games between teams in the power 5 conferences, it is a farce to automatically assume, year in and year out, that the SEC is always the best conference, and its champion always the best team in college football? In fact, the SEC has exploited this myth by refusing every year to play hardly any meaningful inter-conference games until the bowls.
Is the SEC the best conference most years, at least recently? Probably. But can the national media at least be objective and not give them every possible benefit of the doubt without any tangible evidence?