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John Mackovic

Career Record: 16 Years, 95-82-3, .536 Pct. (*at major schools)
Bowl Record: 7 Bowls, 2-5, .286 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
1978 Wake Forest 11 1 10 0 .091 -6.10 7.09
1979 Wake Forest 12 8 4 0 .667 7.13 8.71 14 Tangerine Bowl-L
1980 Wake Forest 11 5 6 0 .455 5.89 3.98
1988 Illinois 12 6 5 1 .542 3.83 2.25 All-American Bowl-L
1989 Illinois 12 10 2 0 .833 14.62 4.12 22 8 10 Citrus Bowl-W
1990 Illinois 12 8 4 0 .667 9.13 5.38 11 5 25 Hall of Fame Bowl-L
1991 Illinois 11 6 5 0 .545 6.77 3.10 13
1992 Texas 11 6 5 0 .545 1.00 0.18 25 20
1993 Texas 11 5 5 1 .500 5.00 3.55
1994 Texas 12 8 4 0 .667 6.33 1.41 18 12 25 Sun Bowl-W
1995 Texas 13 10 2 1 .808 10.65 1.50 18 9 14 Sugar Bowl-L
1996 Texas 13 8 5 0 .615 10.65 5.03 8 6 23 Fiesta Bowl-L
1997 Texas 11 4 7 0 .364 -4.72 0.10 12 11
2001 Arizona 11 5 6 0 .455 -1.33 1.94
2002 Arizona 12 4 8 0 .333 -2.73 3.60
2003 Arizona 5 1 4 0 .200 -7.99 6.26
Overall 180 95 82 3 .536 3.63 3.64
Wake Forest 34 14 20 0 .412 2.31 6.59
Illinois 47 30 16 1 .649 8.59 3.71
Texas 71 41 28 2 .592 4.82 1.96
Arizona 28 10 18 0 .357 -4.02 3.93

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools
Consensus All-Americans
Tony Brackens (1995)
Moe Gardner (1989-1990)
Dan Neil (1996)
Ricky Williams (1997)
Awards and Honors
1979 ACC Coach of the Year
1979 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
1988 Big Ten Coach of the Year
1989 Big Ten Coach of the Year
Games
1979 Wake Forest 12 (#1)
1988 Illinois 12 (#6)
1989 Illinois 12 (#6)
1990 Illinois 12 (#9)
1994 Texas 12 (#9)
1995 Texas 13 (#1)
1996 Texas 13 (#2)
Career 180 (#136)
Wins
1989 Illinois 10 (#6)
1995 Texas 10 (#6)
Career 95 (#164)
Losses
1978 Wake Forest 10 (#3)
Career 82 (#90)
Win-Loss Percentage
1989 Illinois .833 (#6)
Bowl Games
Career 7 (#97)
Bowl Wins
Career 2 (#154)
Bowl Losses
Career 5 (#51)