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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)

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 (#156)

Bowl Games
Career 13 (#24)

Bowl Wins
Career 4 (#82)

Bowl Losses
Career 9 (#11)

Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .308 (#58)