CougarLinks: Can BYU receive a scheduling exception with the SEC?

Published: Friday, May 2 2014 9:55 a.m. MDT

In this May 2, 2013 file photo, ESPN President John Skipper, left, and Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive address the media during a news conference announcing the launching of the SEC Network in partnership with ESPN, in Atlanta.

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— The Southeastern Conference is requiring its football teams to schedule a Power 5 opponent in their non-conference schedules. BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe is scheduled to meet with SEC commissioner Mike Slive to discuss allowing BYU to receive an exception, like Notre Dame.

The Green Bay Packers evaluate former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy leading up the NFL draft.

— The BYU men's volleyball team fell to Stanford in the NCAA semifinals Thursday.

— Is now the time for the Utah Jazz to sign Jimmer Fredette?

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