CBS Sports ranks the SEC head coaches entering the 2021 season
Everyone knows the SEC’s No. 1 coach, but how do you go about ranking the rest of the conference. CBS Sports recently shared its ranking for all 14 conference coaches.
The SEC’s top six coaches, led by Nick Saban, are all ranked inside the Top 25 nationally. Four coaches make the Top 10 while Ed Orgeron is next at No. 11. Mark Stoops is the other top-25
At No. 7 is first-year Auburn coach Bryan Harsin, ahead of returning SEC coaches Lane Kiffin, Mike Leach, Eli Drinkwitz and Sam Pittman. Harsin’s fellow new initiates as SEC head coaches round out the bottom three spots in the rankings.
Here’s how CBS Sports ranks the 14 SEC head coaches
- Nick Saban, Alabama (No. 1 overall)
- Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M (No. 6)
- Kirby Smart, Georgia (No. 7)
- Dan Mullen, Florida (No. 10)
- Ed Orgeron, LSU (No. 11)
- Mark Stoops, Kentucky (No. 22)
- Bryan Harsin, Auburn (No. 27)
- Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss (No. 30)
- Mike Leach, Mississippi State (No. 33)
- Eli Drinkwitz, Missouri (No. 43)
- Sam Pittman, Arkansas (No. 50)
- Josh Heupel, Tennessee (No. 52)
- Clark Lea, Vanderbilt (No. 63)
- Shane Beamer, South Carolina (No. 65)
Do you agree with the rankings?