Rank 'Em: Big Ten Football Coaches

Created: August 3, 2010, 8:57 AM

Where does Pat Fitzgerald rank?

Who are the best -- and worst -- football coaches in the Big Ten?

Any suggestions the Big Ten lacks the star power of a conference like the SEC surely don't extend to the sidelines. From a legend like Joe Paterno at Penn State to Jim Tressel at Ohio State and potential rising stars like Bret Bielema at Wisconsin and Pat Fitzgerald at Northwestern, the conference is full of big names. As Rich Rodriguez will attest, even the guys on the hot seat are are well-known.

Nebraska's Bo Pelini joins the conversation next season, but as the Big Ten enters its final season with 11 teams, how do you size up the coaches?

  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • Michigan State
  • Iowa
  • Northwestern
  • Purdue
  • Indiana
  • Penn State
  • Michigan
  • Ohio State
  • Illinois