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1981 Independent Coaches

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Record: 160-149-4, .518 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.81 (7th of 14) ▪ SOS: 2.15 (7th of 14)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Miami (FL), Penn State, Pittsburgh and West Virginia)

28 Coaches

Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
1 Jackie Sherrill Pittsburgh 11 1 0 .917
2 Joe Paterno Penn State 10 2 0 .833
3 Howard Schnellenberger Miami (FL) 9 2 0 .818
4 Bobby Collins Southern Mississippi 9 2 1 .792
5 Don Nehlen West Virginia 9 3 0 .750
6 Frederick Dunlap Colgate 7 3 0 .700
7 Bill Dooley Virginia Tech 7 4 0 .636
8 George Welsh Navy 7 4 1 .625
9 Bobby Bowden Florida State 6 5 0 .545
10 Rick Carter Holy Cross 6 5 0 .545
11 Vince Gibson Tulane 6 5 0 .545
12 Mike Gottfried Cincinnati 6 5 0 .545
13 Jim Carlen South Carolina 6 6 0 .500
14 Tony Knap Nevada-Las Vegas 6 6 0 .500
15 Wayne Hardin Temple 5 5 0 .500
16 Jack Bicknell Boston College 5 6 0 .455
17 Frank Burns Rutgers 5 6 0 .455
18 Pat Collins Louisiana-Monroe 5 6 0 .455
19 Ed Emory East Carolina 5 6 0 .455
20 Gerry Faust Notre Dame 5 6 0 .455
Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
21 Jimmye Laycock William & Mary 5 6 0 .455
22 Bob Weber Louisville 5 6 0 .455
23 Dick MacPherson Syracuse 4 6 1 .409
24 Dal Shealy Richmond 4 7 0 .364
25 Ed Cavanaugh Army 3 7 1 .318
26 Bob Tyler North Texas 2 9 0 .182
27 Bill Curry Georgia Tech 1 10 0 .091
28 Rex Dockery Memphis 1 10 0 .091