The SEC is the best conference in college football for one reason—elite coaching. The coaches that walk the sideline on Saturday are among the nation’s best, but when they begin to struggle the pressure builds quickly.
Even if a team isn’t struggling, fans can have unreal expectations for new coaches, or they expect for their team to perform better than any other every single year.
This is a look at the five guys that will face the most media and fan scrutiny heading into spring. The expectations are running high all over the conference as an eighth straight national title appears possible.