Steve Greenberg and Matt Hayes of the Sporting News recently released rankings of all 124 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision football coaches, and Nevada's Chris Ault is listed as No. 23 in the nation on the magazine's list of the best coaches in the country.
Ault is second among Mountain West coaches, behind just Chris Petersen of Boise State (who was also second in the nation on the list). Ault and Petersen are the only two Mountain West coaches in the national top 25.
According to the rankings, "Chris Petersen is a carpet-bagger compared with Ault, who expertly piloted the Nevada program through multiple rises in altitude. The record since the Wolf Pack went FBS is sterling. Ault's team won 13 games in 2010--that's not easy."
Click here for the Sporting News' complete list of coaches and more information about how they selected their coaches.