Which Atlantic Division coach came in tops among these six candidates?
Starting today, Sporting News will unveil its rankings of all 124 FBS head coaches. The rankings will be rolled out by conference; then, on the last day, we’ll present our overall 1-124 list.
First up, the league where “Beamer” looms largest and “Bowden” is but a fading memory. A league that was good enough in 2011 to land two teams in the BCS yet bad enough to lose both those games and finish the bowl season with an abominable 2-6 record. A league that—yikes—has precisely one BCS-game victory over the past 12 years, and it came (thanks to Virginia Tech in 2008) over Cincinnati.