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PHOTOS EMERGED LAST WEEK of LSU football coach Les Miles in costume for his role as a police officer in the independent film Camera Obscura. Miles so fit the archetype of a movie cop, it inspired some thinking about the other SEC West coaches and the type of character each of them might play, complete with classic examples.

KEVIN SUMLIN

MAVERICK

PETE MITCHELL

TOP GUN

He's young, brash and not afraid to step on some toes. His offense? High-flying.

HUGH FREEZE

THE UNDERDOG

JOHN MCCLANE

DIE HARD

Seemingly overmatched, he beats the odds by (allegedly) using any means necessary.

BRET BIELEMA

SMART FOOL

ELLE WOODS

LEGALLY BLONDE

He comes off as a gruff and scatterbrained rube, but he looks smarter every year.

GUS MALZAHN

MAD SCIENTIST

DOC BROWN

BACK TO THE FUTURE

A wolf in nerd's clothing, right down to the sweater vest and wire-rim glasses.

NICK SABAN

THE TASKMASTER

RICHARD VERNON

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

It's his way or the highway. Sure he's stern, but he's only doing it for your own good.

DAN MULLEN

NICE GUY

WALTER

SLEEPLESSIN SEATTLE

Earnest, loyal and admirable, but he can never quite get the big prize.

THEY SAID IT

"I'M NOT A $88 PLAYER."

Kevin Durant

Warriors forward explaining why, in part, his newest shoe, the KD9, has risen to $150.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

A Georgia Southern athletic department staffer did 10 extra-credit assignments for two football players—who still didn't pass the class.