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Lou Holtz

Career Record: 33 Years, 249-132-7, .651 Pct. (*at major schools)
Bowl Record: 22 Bowls, 12-8-2, .591 Pct. (*in major bowls)

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1969 William & Mary 10 3 7 0 .300 -15.28 -7.38
1970 William & Mary 12 5 7 0 .417 -17.33 -10.41 Tangerine Bowl-L
1971 William & Mary 11 5 6 0 .455 -3.47 -5.38
1972 North Carolina State 12 8 3 1 .708 14.81 2.81 17 17 Peach Bowl-W
1973 North Carolina State 12 9 3 0 .750 16.29 6.79 17 14 16 Liberty Bowl-W
1974 North Carolina State 12 9 2 1 .792 12.15 4.82 18 8 11 Bluebonnet Bowl-T
1975 North Carolina State 12 7 4 1 .625 8.96 5.04 13 13 Peach Bowl-L
1977 Arkansas 12 11 1 0 .917 22.48 4.14 3 3 Orange Bowl-W
1978 Arkansas 12 9 2 1 .792 20.01 8.09 2 2 11 Fiesta Bowl-T
1979 Arkansas 12 10 2 0 .833 20.50 8.58 20 4 8 Sugar Bowl-L
1980 Arkansas 12 7 5 0 .583 8.47 6.13 6 6 Hall of Fame Classic-W
1981 Arkansas 12 8 4 0 .667 12.25 5.25 12 Gator Bowl-L
1982 Arkansas 12 9 2 1 .792 12.89 2.31 13 5 9 Bluebonnet Bowl-W
1983 Arkansas 11 6 5 0 .545 0.96 -1.31
1984 Minnesota 11 4 7 0 .364 -4.83 3.63
1985 Minnesota 11 6 5 0 .545 8.00 4.92 20
1986 Notre Dame 11 5 6 0 .455 11.44 7.35 20
1987 Notre Dame 12 8 4 0 .667 15.25 7.75 18 4 17 Cotton Bowl-L
1988 Notre Dame 12 12 0 0 1.000 24.35 7.68 13 1 1 Fiesta Bowl-W
1989 Notre Dame 13 12 1 0 .923 21.34 7.96 2 1 2 Orange Bowl-W
1990 Notre Dame 12 9 3 0 .750 17.07 9.23 2 1 6 Orange Bowl-L
1991 Notre Dame 13 10 3 0 .769 16.47 6.24 6 5 13 Sugar Bowl-W
1992 Notre Dame 12 10 1 1 .875 20.29 4.71 3 3 4 Cotton Bowl-W
1993 Notre Dame 12 11 1 0 .917 21.24 6.07 7 1 2 Cotton Bowl-W
1994 Notre Dame 12 6 5 1 .542 11.28 7.37 2 2 Fiesta Bowl-L
1995 Notre Dame 12 9 3 0 .750 17.70 8.28 9 6 11 Orange Bowl-L
1996 Notre Dame 11 8 3 0 .727 16.07 4.16 6 5 19
1999 South Carolina 11 0 11 0 .000 -8.29 8.52
2000 South Carolina 12 8 4 0 .667 9.69 2.86 17 19 Outback Bowl-W
2001 South Carolina 12 9 3 0 .750 12.36 5.03 21 9 13 Outback Bowl-W
2002 South Carolina 12 5 7 0 .417 0.90 3.73 22 22
2003 South Carolina 12 5 7 0 .417 3.27 6.77 25
2004 South Carolina 11 6 5 0 .545 3.85 2.48 25
Overall 388 249 132 7 .651 10.03 4.37
William & Mary 33 13 20 0 .394 -12.03 -7.73
North Carolina State 48 33 12 3 .719 13.05 4.86
Arkansas 83 60 21 2 .735 13.94 4.74
Minnesota 22 10 12 0 .455 1.59 4.27
Notre Dame 132 100 30 2 .765 17.50 6.98
South Carolina 70 33 37 0 .471 3.63 4.90

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools

Consensus All-Americans
Tim Brown (1987)
Jeff Burris (1993)
Leotis Harris (1977)
Raghib Ismail (1990)
Mirko Jurkovic (1991)
Greg Kolenda (1979)
Steve Korte (1982)
Steve Little (1977)
Todd Lyght (1989-1990)
Bill Ray Smith (1981-1982)
Frank Stams (1988)
Michael Stonebreaker (1988-1990)
Aaron Taylor (1992-1993)
Bobby Taylor (1994)
Bill Yoest (1973)
Chris Zorich (1989-1990)

Games
1970 William & Mary 12 (#1)
1972 North Carolina State 12 (#1)
1973 North Carolina State 12 (#1)
1974 North Carolina State 12 (#1)
1975 North Carolina State 12 (#1)
1977 Arkansas 12 (#1)
1978 Arkansas 12 (#3)
1979 Arkansas 12 (#1)
1980 Arkansas 12 (#2)
1981 Arkansas 12 (#2)
1982 Arkansas 12 (#3)
1987 Notre Dame 12 (#7)
1988 Notre Dame 12 (#6)
1989 Notre Dame 13 (#1)
1990 Notre Dame 12 (#9)
1991 Notre Dame 13 (#1)
1992 Notre Dame 12 (#9)
1993 Notre Dame 12 (#8)
1994 Notre Dame 12 (#9)
1995 Notre Dame 12 (#8)
2000 South Carolina 12 (#10)
Career 388 (#7)

Wins
1974 North Carolina State 9 (#10)
1977 Arkansas 11 (#1)
1978 Arkansas 9 (#8)
1979 Arkansas 10 (#10)
1988 Notre Dame 12 (#1)
1989 Notre Dame 12 (#1)
1991 Notre Dame 10 (#8)
1992 Notre Dame 10 (#6)
1993 Notre Dame 11 (#2)
Career 249 (#8)

Losses
1999 South Carolina 11 (#1)
Career 132 (#12)

Win-Loss Percentage
1977 Arkansas .917 (#1)
1978 Arkansas .792 (#10)
1988 Notre Dame 1.000 (#1)
1989 Notre Dame .923 (#1)
1992 Notre Dame .875 (#5)
1993 Notre Dame .917 (#3)
Career .651 (#107)

Bowl Games
Career 22 (#5)

Bowl Wins
Career 12 (#5)

Bowl Losses
Career 8 (#14)

Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .591 (#18)