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Don Nehlen

Career Record: 30 Years, 202-128-8, .609 Pct. (*at major schools)
Bowl Record: 13 Bowls, 4-9, .308 Pct. (*in major bowls)

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1968 Bowling Green State 10 6 3 1 .650 -3.04 -10.14
1969 Bowling Green State 10 6 4 0 .600 -1.67 -4.57
1970 Bowling Green State 9 2 6 1 .278 -12.90 -4.57
1971 Bowling Green State 10 6 4 0 .600 -2.63 -7.93
1972 Bowling Green State 10 6 3 1 .650 -0.63 -5.13
1973 Bowling Green State 10 7 3 0 .700 1.24 -4.56 20
1974 Bowling Green State 11 6 4 1 .591 -1.26 -5.17
1975 Bowling Green State 11 8 3 0 .727 3.43 -5.29
1976 Bowling Green State 11 6 5 0 .545 -6.13 -8.68
1980 West Virginia 12 6 6 0 .500 4.65 3.82
1981 West Virginia 12 9 3 0 .750 14.54 5.87 17 17 Peach Bowl-W
1982 West Virginia 12 9 3 0 .750 13.25 5.67 10 19 Gator Bowl-L
1983 West Virginia 12 9 3 0 .750 12.24 4.66 4 16 Hall of Fame Classic-W
1984 West Virginia 12 8 4 0 .667 10.24 4.16 12 Bluebonnet Bowl-W
1985 West Virginia 11 7 3 1 .682 4.88 2.24
1986 West Virginia 11 4 7 0 .364 -1.35 3.56
1987 West Virginia 12 6 6 0 .500 7.73 1.98 Sun Bowl-L
1988 West Virginia 12 11 1 0 .917 19.06 1.31 16 3 5 Fiesta Bowl-L
1989 West Virginia 12 8 3 1 .708 7.81 1.23 17 9 21 Gator Bowl-L
1990 West Virginia 11 4 7 0 .364 -3.32 -0.42 25 25
1991 West Virginia 11 6 5 0 .545 4.20 5.11
1992 West Virginia 11 5 4 2 .545 4.72 1.72 24
1993 West Virginia 12 11 1 0 .917 13.83 1.17 3 7 Sugar Bowl-L
1994 West Virginia 13 7 6 0 .538 1.27 0.58 24 24 Carquest Bowl-L
1995 West Virginia 11 5 6 0 .455 1.49 0.49 23 23
1996 West Virginia 12 8 4 0 .667 8.88 1.46 12 Gator Bowl-L
1997 West Virginia 12 7 5 0 .583 1.62 -2.63 17 Carquest Bowl-L
1998 West Virginia 12 8 4 0 .667 11.04 1.54 11 11 Insight Bowl-L
1999 West Virginia 11 4 7 0 .364 -0.35 1.65
2000 West Virginia 12 7 5 0 .583 6.29 5.54 Music City Bowl-W
Overall 338 202 128 8 .609 3.97 -0.18
Bowling Green State 92 53 35 4 .598 -2.62 -6.22
West Virginia 246 149 93 4 .614 6.80 2.41

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools
Consensus All-Americans
Aaron Beasley (1995)
Mike Compton (1992)
Canute Curtis (1996)
Brian Jozwiak (1985)
Todd Sauerbrun (1994)
Darryl Talley (1982)
Awards and Honors
1988 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
1988 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
1993 Big East Coach of the Year
Games
1980 West Virginia 12 (#2)
1981 West Virginia 12 (#2)
1982 West Virginia 12 (#3)
1983 West Virginia 12 (#4)
1984 West Virginia 12 (#6)
1987 West Virginia 12 (#7)
1988 West Virginia 12 (#6)
1989 West Virginia 12 (#6)
1993 West Virginia 12 (#8)
1994 West Virginia 13 (#1)
1996 West Virginia 12 (#8)
2000 West Virginia 12 (#10)
Career 338 (#11)
Wins
1981 West Virginia 9 (#10)
1988 West Virginia 11 (#2)
1993 West Virginia 11 (#2)
Career 202 (#15)
Losses
Career 128 (#15)
Win-Loss Percentage
1988 West Virginia .917 (#2)
1993 West Virginia .917 (#3)
Career .609 (#157)
Bowl Games
Career 13 (#24)
Bowl Wins
Career 4 (#80)
Bowl Losses
Career 9 (#11)
Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .308 (#55)