Think the SEC is rugged? Just try coaching Vanderbilt

So you’re a football coach in the SEC, and sometimes you find yourself thinking how tough it is to keep up with the Sabans and the Meyers. And it is tough — this conference didn’t get its reputation as the nation’s strongest by being user-friendly. But so long as you’re an SEC coach and you’re not based in Nashville, the feeling of self-pity should be fleeting.

Because you’re not Vanderbilt, which is never going to win big.