You Are Here > SR/CFB > Coaches > Fred Akers

Fred Akers

Career Record: 16 Years, 108-75-3, .589 Pct. (*at major schools)
Bowl Record: 10 Bowls, 2-8, .200 Pct. (*in major bowls)

As Player

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1975 Wyoming 11 2 9 0 .182 -4.79 0.76
1976 Wyoming 12 8 4 0 .667 -0.23 -3.32 Fiesta Bowl-L
1977 Texas 12 11 1 0 .917 23.30 7.80 1 4 Cotton Bowl-L
1978 Texas 12 9 3 0 .750 19.40 10.90 8 6 9 Sun Bowl-W
1979 Texas 12 9 3 0 .750 19.86 10.61 4 2 12 Sun Bowl-L
1980 Texas 12 7 5 0 .583 11.06 7.39 10 2 Bluebonnet Bowl-L
1981 Texas 12 10 1 1 .875 17.44 7.69 9 1 2 Cotton Bowl-W
1982 Texas 12 9 3 0 .750 14.94 3.36 17 8 17 Sun Bowl-L
1983 Texas 12 11 1 0 .917 14.02 1.10 3 2 5 Cotton Bowl-L
1984 Texas 12 7 4 1 .625 7.32 5.48 6 1 Freedom Bowl-L
1985 Texas 12 8 4 0 .667 7.11 4.45 17 Bluebonnet Bowl-L
1986 Texas 11 5 6 0 .455 2.84 3.20
1987 Purdue 11 3 7 1 .318 -4.41 3.50
1988 Purdue 11 4 7 0 .364 -7.60 2.13
1989 Purdue 11 3 8 0 .273 -3.96 4.77
1990 Purdue 11 2 9 0 .182 -3.92 7.99
Overall 186 108 75 3 .589 7.02 4.86
Wyoming 23 10 13 0 .435 -2.51 -1.28
Texas 119 86 31 2 .731 13.73 6.20
Purdue 44 12 31 1 .284 -4.97 4.60

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools
Consensus All-Americans
Earl Campbell (1977)
Doug Dawson (1983)
Tony Degrate (1984)
Jerry Gray (1983-1984)
Johnnie Johnson (1978-1979)
Jeff Leiding (1983)
Steve Mcmichael (1979)
Brad Shearer (1977)
Kenneth Sims (1980-1981)
Terry Tausch (1981)
Awards and Honors
1976 WAC Coach of the Year
Games
1976 Wyoming 12 (#2)
1977 Texas 12 (#1)
1978 Texas 12 (#3)
1979 Texas 12 (#1)
1980 Texas 12 (#2)
1981 Texas 12 (#2)
1982 Texas 12 (#3)
1983 Texas 12 (#4)
1984 Texas 12 (#6)
1985 Texas 12 (#3)
Career 186 (#120)
Wins
1977 Texas 11 (#1)
1978 Texas 9 (#8)
1981 Texas 10 (#4)
1983 Texas 11 (#3)
Career 108 (#129)
Losses
1975 Wyoming 9 (#10)
1990 Purdue 9 (#9)
Career 75 (#123)
Win-Loss Percentage
1977 Texas .917 (#1)
1981 Texas .875 (#5)
1983 Texas .917 (#3)
Career .589 (#187)
Bowl Games
Career 10 (#46)
Bowl Wins
Career 2 (#147)
Bowl Losses
Career 8 (#14)
Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .200 (#60)