We take a look at the birth place for the 14 head coaches in the Southeastern Conference.

No surprise that Ohio leads the way as the origin of three of the SEC coaches. It looks like Jim McElwain leads the way with the most remote place of birth while Steve Spurrier possibly gets the award for most surprising birth place in Miami Beach, Fla.

Have a look at the map below (click to expand):

coach-map

TeamHead CoachPlace of Birth
AlabamaNick SabanFairmont, W.Va.
ArkansasBret BielemaProphetstown, Ill.
AuburnGus MalzahnIrving, Texas
FloridaJim McElwainMissoula, Mont.
GeorgiaMark RichtOmaha, Neb.
KentuckyMark StoopsYoungstown, Ohio
LSULes MilesElyria, Ohio
MississippiHugh FreezeOxford, Miss.
Mississippi StateDan MullenDrexel Hill, Penn.
MissouriGary PinkelAkron, Ohio
South CarolinaSteve SpurrierMiami Beach, Fla.
TennessseeButch JonesSaugatuck, Mich.
Texas A&MKevin SumlinBrewton, Ala.
VanderbiltDerek MasonPhoenix, Ariz.