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has ranked LSU Defensive Coordinator John Chavis No. 4 in the nation in its 14 for ’14 Series on the top coordinators in college football. Here is what he had to say about coach Chavis.
4. John Chavis, DC, LSU
At 57 years old, Chavis' window to be a head coach somewhere might not be open too much longer. But if you're Chavis, what's wrong with being one of the most respected defensive coordinators in the game? He won the Broyles Award in 2011 as the nation's top assistant coach, and has brought the same consistently-tough defenses to LSU that he was once known for at Tennessee. Three straight Chavis defenses ranked among the nation's best from 2010-2012. And despite some critical talent that departed early for the NFL, last year's LSU defense ranked No. 15.
1. Kirby Smart, DC, Alabama
2. Philip Montgomery, OC, Baylor
3. Bud Foster, DC, Virginia Tech 4. John Chavis, DC, LSU
5. Chad Morris, OC, Clemson
6. Pat Narduzzi, DC, Michigan State
7. Scott Frost, OC, Oregon
8. Dave Aranda, DC, Wisconsin
9. Jake Spavital, OC, Texas A&M
10. Jeremy Pruitt, DC, Georgia
11. Mike Norvell, OC, Arizona State
12. Kurt Roper, OC, Florida
13. Lincoln Riley, OC, East Carolina
14. Justin Wilcox, DC, USC
Cam Cameron should be on this list too...