Ranking head football coaches can be a difficult chore, especially when you’re looking at all 65 guys from the Power Five level. But CBS Sports recently took on the challenge.
This week, CBS Sports ranked all 65 Power Five head coaches. Only two B1G head coaches cracked the top 10, with Penn State’s James Franklin leading the way at No. 9. Ryan Day is one spot back at No. 10.
Four more coaches cracked the top 20, giving the B1G six names inside the top 20 slots. Below is the complete list of where each B1G head coach fell, according to CBS Sports:
- No. 9: James Franklin, Penn State
- No. 10: Ryan Day, Ohio State
- No. 12: Jim Harbaugh, Michigan
- No. 14: Kirk Ferentz, Iowa
- No. 15: P.J. Fleck, Minnesota
- No. 17: Paul Chryst, Wisconsin
- No. 21: Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern
- No. 34: Scott Frost, Nebraska
- No. 39: Greg Schiano, Rutgers
- No. 44: Jeff Brohm, Purdue
- No. 46: Tom Allen, Indiana
- No. 54: Lovie Smith, Illinois
- No. 55: Mel Tucker, Michigan State
- No. 61: Mike Locksley, Maryland
You can view CBS Sports’ complete list of Power Five coaching rankings here.