PHOTO: The Annual SEC Football Coach Family Portrait

It's here, it's here, it's here! The most wonderful college football moment of mid-February, it's a picture of all 14 SEC coaches gathered in a cluster! Welcome back some familiar faces, say hello to the new guys, and MY GOD I THINK GENE CHIZIK'S GOT A GUN:


Compare to the 2011 edition.

Mike Slive takes the Dad position just so he can lay hands on a grimacing Steve Spurrier -- the only coach to publicly disagree with the commish all year, I believe.

Our quarterback is operating with a lot of power to his left and speed to his right, with Dan Mullen using up about as much room as Nick Saban and Joker Phillips combined. Mullen also takes Most Huggable.

That pattern on the floor is working some serious tricks on your eye, making the two state of Alabama coaches appear nearly as tall as James Franklin. You can even see Saban's shoes on the ground. Amazing.

Also, based on expressions, all the men on the front row have been told they'll play Alabama eight times a year now.

Will Muschamp has inherited this year's leather jacket rights from 2011 leatherman Chizik*, who, as always, boasts the strangest upper body garment of anybody in the building.

Bobby Petrino may be wearing an ascot, Gary Pinkel has been awake since October, and Kevin Sumlin is threatening Mark Richt's perch as the conference's handsomest coach.

Derek Dooley, as always, is best dressed, though we'll never figure out why he's sporting his pants as a shirt.

We'll also note Hugh Freeze and Mullen broadcast the most apparent school logos, which means we can expect a Southern Miss representative to set up a billboard inside Coach Shirt Store.

Also, Les Miles has just broken wind.

* Can't wait for someone to have to talk the fashion-alert Dooley into bearing the leather jacket at some point.

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