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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)
Awards and Honors
1972 ACC Coach of the Year
1977 FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1977 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
1988 FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1988 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award
2000 SEC Coach of the Year
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 (#106)
Bowl Games
Career 22 (#5)
Bowl Wins
Career 12 (#5)
Bowl Losses
Career 8 (#14)
Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .591 (#18)