The challenge for the next HC

Whoever is selected as the next HC for the Hogs is going to be faced with a big challenge to be successful in the SEC. Every year the Hogs have one of the toughest schedules in the country. It is going to take an upgrade in talent, solid coaching, and some luck. Here is a chart that has the Sagarin Strength of Schedule for the SEC over the last ten years. The average does not include the 2017 season, which the Hogs have had by far the toughest in the SEC.

Is there a candidate out there that can bring the kind of success expected by fans? Who knows?