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Coach rankings are always fun, but they are constantly changing. Why is that? After all, a coach doesn’t get better or worse as each week passes, right? Wrong. Just like players, coaching performances evolve or devolve. Here’s my latest SEC coaches ranking.

Mike Farrell's SEC Coaches, Ranked

1. Nick Saban, Alabama 

— Um, duh.

2. Kirby Smart, Georgia

— An easy second choice with that national title.

3. Mark Stoops, Kentucky

— This is where things get interesting. Stoops has done an amazing job at a hoops school.

4. Sam Pittman, Arkansas

— He’s done as good a job as anyone could expect and it’s a toss up here with Stoops.

5. Josh Heupel, Tennessee

— Amazing job so far into year two as this offense is scary.

6. Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss

- Again a toss up choice with Heupel. Kiffin has Ole Miss back to the Freeze days.

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7. Brian Kelly, LSU

— A rocky start but they look solid now and his work at Notre Dame was epic.

8. Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M

— FSU national title keeps him this high but time in College Station has been bad.

9. Mike Leach, Mississippi State

— Leach has been good everywhere but not great yet.

10. Billy Napier, Florida

— Up and down start so resume is limited.

11. Shane Beamer, South Carolina

— Things heading south for South Carolina.

12. Eli Drinkwitz, Missouri

— A close loss to Georgia can’t overcome the loss to Auburn and the weak overall resume.

13. Clark Lea, Vanderbilt

— He has no chance there despite a good start.

14. Bryan Harsin, Auburn

— I’m doubling down. He’s perhaps not the worst coach but the fit makes him bad.