Following up on last week's Jim Harbaugh Word Association video, ESPN asked a handful of coaches -- David Cutcliffe, Barry Odom, Darrell Hazell, Gary Patterson and Dan Mullen -- to share the worst losses they've ever experienced in college football.
The common theme here: each of these coaches found themselves on the cusp of a major accomplishment -- a win over a No. 1 team, a Fiesta Bowl win -- only to have it snatched away at the bitter end. Mullen sums it up perfectly: "The wins, you think about sometimes and they make you smile. But those losses... they just sting."
I don't know about you, but I would be down for a video with all 128 FBS head coaches' answers.