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1972 Independent Coaches

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Record: 167-183-8, .478 W-L% (11th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.17 (9th of 13) ▪ SOS: -2.34 (8th of 13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame and Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia Tech, Notre Dame and Penn State)

31 Coaches

Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
1 Joe Paterno Penn State 10 2 0 .833
2 Chuck Mills Utah State 8 3 0 .727
3 Ara Parseghian Notre Dame 8 3 0 .727
4 Bobby Bowden West Virginia 8 4 0 .667
5 John Bateman Rutgers 7 4 0 .636
6 Jerry Ippoliti Northern Illinois 7 4 0 .636
7 Larry Jones Florida State 7 4 0 .636
8 Bill Fulcher Georgia Tech 7 4 1 .625
9 Thomas Cahill Army 6 4 0 .600
10 Ben Martin Air Force 6 4 0 .600
11 Charles Coffey Virginia Tech 6 4 1 .591
12 Bill Yeoman Houston 6 4 1 .591
13 Wayne Hardin Temple 5 4 0 .556
14 Edward Doherty Holy Cross 5 4 1 .550
15 Neil Wheelwright Colgate 5 4 1 .550
16 Bennie Ellender Tulane 6 5 0 .545
17 Fran Curci Miami (FL) 5 6 0 .455
18 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse 5 6 0 .455
19 John Symank Texas-Arlington 5 6 0 .455
20 John McVay Dayton 4 6 1 .409
Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
21 Paul Dietzel South Carolina 4 7 0 .364
22 Rick Forzano Navy 4 7 0 .364
23 Don Robbins Idaho 4 7 0 .364
24 Joseph Yukica Boston College 4 7 0 .364
25 P.W. Underwood Southern Mississippi 3 7 1 .318
26 Thomas Cecchini Xavier 2 8 0 .200
27 Jack Lengyel Marshall 2 8 0 .200
28 Ray Callahan Cincinnati 2 9 0 .182
29 Lou Ferry Villanova 2 9 0 .182
30 Harold Wilkes Chattanooga 2 9 0 .182
31 Carl DePasqua Pittsburgh 1 10 0 .091