ATLANTA - This much is clear: SEC football coaches by and large oppose going to a nine-game conference schedule. This much is also clear: They're not the end-all, be-all. If commissioner Mike Slive decides they need to go to nine games, they likely will go to nine games. "The league will make a decision," Slive said. "In light of the playoff, in light of changes, we oughta be discussing how we schedule. Whether we change it or not is another matter. This league didn't get to be where it is without opening the door and looking at everything and making sure that we're doing everything we need to do to be as good as we can be."