Why Ohio Makes the Best Coaches

By Jason Priestas on December 30, 2008 at 12:28 am

This is a tad old and we had it up in Good Shizzy, but this Wall Street Journal article about the number of great coaches that have Ohio roots gives me too much wood not to put into a full-blown post.

Ohio is a state in a deep recession, laid low by the decline of manufacturing. And yet, the Buckeye state is to college football coaching what Silicon Valley is to technology: It's where the brightest minds come from.

The interactive graphic is money as well (though Zook is from way-too-close to Columbus). Now if only some of that coaching talent could make its way to one of the state's NFL teams...