College football coaches are oftentimes blasted for their lucrative contracts that represent some of the largest chunks of an athletic department’s budget. However, the men in the brutal trenches of one of the most scrutinized professions in the world are bombarded with piles of both football and non-football obligations throughout the entire calendar year. In order to adequately navigate those obligations, there are significant sacrifices, including long absences away from family and friends.

Who are the lovely ladies behind the men that go five-plus months without a single day off? Scroll through for a handful of WAGs from college football head coaches across the country.