The Southeastern Conference began playing football in 1933.
All it has done since then is send hundreds of players to the professional ranks and win almost 20 football national championships including the last five in a row.
Behind all that success on the field has been coaches who prodded and motivated and schemed and recruited and innovated and changed the fabric and history of the game.
This slideshow will take a look, in no particular order, at the 25 greatest SEC coaches in history and culminate with arguably the greatest college football coach of all time, Paul W. Bryant.
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