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Don James

Career Record: 22 Years, 175-79-3, .687 Pct. (*at major schools)
**W-L-T adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA.
Bowl Record: 15 Bowls, 10-5, .667 Pct. (*in major bowls)

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1971 Kent State 11 3 8 0 .273 -12.53 -2.53
1972 Kent State 12 6 5 1 .542 -6.45 -6.70 Tangerine Bowl-L
1973 Kent State 11 9 2 0 .818 9.82 -3.36 19
1974 Kent State 11 7 4 0 .636 -0.54 -6.72
1975 Washington 11 6 5 0 .545 8.77 10.32
1976 Washington 11 5 6 0 .455 7.44 5.44
1977 Washington 12 8 4 0 .667 17.05 7.89 10 10 Rose Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 10-2 by NCAA.
1978 Washington 11 7 4 0 .636 17.74 10.38 11 11
1979 Washington 12 9 3 0 .750 15.90 5.82 15 6 11 Sun Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 10-2 by NCAA.
1980 Washington 12 9 3 0 .750 12.43 4.51 20 13 16 Rose Bowl-L
1981 Washington 12 10 2 0 .833 11.92 3.26 15 10 10 Rose Bowl-W
1982 Washington 12 10 2 0 .833 16.48 6.40 2 1 7 Aloha Bowl-W
1983 Washington 12 8 4 0 .667 9.32 1.41 18 9 Aloha Bowl-L
1984 Washington 12 11 1 0 .917 15.89 1.47 18 1 2 Orange Bowl-W
1985 Washington 12 7 5 0 .583 4.75 4.00 12 12 Freedom Bowl-W
1986 Washington 12 8 3 1 .708 17.83 7.66 16 6 18 Sun Bowl-L
1987 Washington 12 7 4 1 .625 7.72 3.89 13 10 Independence Bowl-W
1988 Washington 11 6 5 0 .545 8.31 6.13 16
1989 Washington 12 8 4 0 .667 14.64 7.64 11 23 Freedom Bowl-W
1990 Washington 12 10 2 0 .833 21.62 6.87 20 2 5 Rose Bowl-W
1991 Washington 12 12 0 0 1.000 26.22 5.97 4 2 2 Rose Bowl-W
1992 Washington 12 9 3 0 .750 19.07 7.73 2 1 11 Rose Bowl-L
Overall 257 175 79 3 .687 11.06 3.98 W-L-T adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA.
Kent State 45 25 19 1 .567 -2.42 -4.83
Washington 212 150 60 2 .712 14.06 5.93

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools

Consensus All-Americans
Mario Bailey (1991)
Steve Emtman (1991)
Ron Holmes (1984)
Jeff Jaeger (1986)
Lincoln Kennedy (1992)
Chuck Nelson (1982)
Reggie Rogers (1986)

Games
1972 Kent State 12 (#1)
1977 Washington 12 (#1)
1979 Washington 12 (#1)
1980 Washington 12 (#2)
1981 Washington 12 (#2)
1982 Washington 12 (#3)
1983 Washington 12 (#4)
1984 Washington 12 (#6)
1985 Washington 12 (#3)
1986 Washington 12 (#5)
1987 Washington 12 (#7)
1989 Washington 12 (#6)
1990 Washington 12 (#9)
1991 Washington 12 (#8)
1992 Washington 12 (#9)
Career 257 (#46)

Wins
1981 Washington 10 (#4)
1982 Washington 10 (#6)
1984 Washington 11 (#2)
1990 Washington 10 (#3)
1991 Washington 12 (#1)
Career 175 (#33)

Losses
Career 79 (#117)

Win-Loss Percentage
1981 Washington .833 (#7)
1982 Washington .833 (#10)
1984 Washington .917 (#2)
1990 Washington .833 (#5)
1991 Washington 1.000 (#1)
Career .687 (#78)

Bowl Games
Career 15 (#16)

Bowl Wins
Career 10 (#7)

Bowl Losses
Career 5 (#51)

Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .667 (#8)