Per ESPN's Chris Low, on Alabama's 'unique' schedule for 2010:
Charles Bloom, an SEC associate commissioner, said Thursday that the league is trying to provide some relief for Alabama so that the Crimson Tide won't have to play six of their eight conference games next season when the opponent is coming off a bye week.
I know it will generate some cries of favoritism in Knoxville and Auburn, but six-of-eight opponents playing us coming off a bye is ridiculous. Kudos to the SEC for recognizing and trying to correct that.
Here's the link to the blog post.