When consuming a lot of football, it can be easy—far too easy—to forget just how difficult the sport really is, both as a player and coach.
Very few end up being good players in major college football. Even fewer end up being good coaches afterward.
Indeed, being a successful player and coach at the highest level of college football is a unique fraternity to which only a small number belong.
Which coaches also had distinguished playing careers? The answers, as always, are in the following slides.