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Southern Conference Coaches

Known as: Southern Conference

Record: 61 Years, 3686-3469-404, .514 W-L%

Bowls: 35 Bowls, 15-18-2, .457 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 7 (Preseason), 36 (Final), 290 (Total)

167 Coaches

W-L-T records at Southern schools
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
1 Earl Abell 1929 1930 2 Virginia 19 8 9 2 .474 0 0 0 0
2 Earl Able 1923 1924 2 Mississippi State 18 10 6 2 .611 0 0 0 0
3 William Alexander 1921 1932 12 Georgia Tech 112 62 40 10 .598 1 1 0 0 1.000
4 Hunk Anderson 1934 1936 3 North Carolina State 29 11 17 1 .397 0 0 0 0
5 Art Baker 1973 1981 9 Furman, Citadel 99 52 42 5 .551 0 0 0 0
6 John Baker 1942 1942 1 George Washington 9 3 6 0 .333 0 0 0 0
7 Mark Banks 1921 1925 5 Tennessee 45 27 15 3 .633 0 0 0 0
8 George Barclay 1949 1951 3 Washington & Lee 30 17 12 1 .583 1 0 1 0 .000
9 Marvin Bass 1951 1951 1 William & Mary 10 7 3 0 .700 0 0 0 0
10 M.S. Bennett 1923 1928 6 Sewanee 54 20 32 2 .389 0 0 0 0
11 Bernie Bierman 1925 1931 7 Mississippi State, Tulane 65 44 18 3 .700 1 0 1 0 .000
12 Branch Bocock 1925 1926 2 South Carolina 20 13 7 0 .650 0 0 0 0
13 George Bohler 1928 1929 2 Auburn 14 3 11 0 .214 0 0 0 0
14 Jim Brakefield 1972 1979 8 Appalachian State 88 40 45 3 .472 0 0 0 0
15 Bear Bryant 1945 1945 1 Maryland 9 6 2 1 .722 0 0 0 0
16 Curley Byrd 1921 1934 14 Maryland 140 68 60 12 .529 0 0 0 0
17 Red Cagle 1930 1930 1 Mississippi State 9 2 7 0 .222 0 0 0 0
18 Jim Camp 1961 1966 6 George Washington 57 22 35 0 .386 0 0 0 0
19 Thomas Campbell 1922 1922 1 Virginia 9 4 4 1 .500 0 0 0 0
20 Jim Carlen 1966 1968 3 West Virginia 30 15 12 3 .550 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
21 Jack Carlisle 1979 1981 3 East Tennessee State 33 15 18 0 .455 0 0 0 0
22 Jerry Claiborne 1961 1964 4 Virginia Tech 39 23 16 0 .590 0 0 0 0
23 Heck Clark 1931 1932 2 Sewanee 20 8 10 2 .450 0 0 0 0
24 Josh Cody 1927 1930 4 Clemson 41 29 11 1 .720 0 0 0 0
25 Russ Cohen 1928 1931 4 Louisiana State 37 23 13 1 .635 0 0 0 0
26 Chuck Collins 1926 1933 8 North Carolina 78 38 31 9 .545 0 0 0 0
27 Gene Corum 1960 1965 6 West Virginia 61 29 30 2 .492 1 0 1 0 .000
28 Roland Cowell 1922 1923 2 Mississippi 20 8 11 1 .425 0 0 0 0
29 Ted Cox 1932 1932 1 Tulane 9 6 2 1 .722 0 0 0 0
30 B.C. Cubbage 1921 1925 5 Virginia Tech 48 30 12 6 .688 0 0 0 0
31 Ray Dauber 1931 1932 2 Mississippi State 16 5 11 0 .313 0 0 0 0
32 Fred Dawson 1931 1933 3 Virginia 29 8 17 4 .345 0 0 0 0
33 Quinn Decker 1946 1952 7 Citadel 63 23 39 1 .373 0 0 0 0
34 Jimmy DeHart 1922 1932 9 Duke, Washington & Lee 89 44 39 6 .528 0 0 0 0
35 Frank Dobson 1936 1939 4 Maryland 39 18 21 0 .462 0 0 0 0
36 Bill Dole 1952 1953 2 Davidson 18 2 16 0 .111 0 0 0 0
37 Mike Donahue 1921 1927 7 Auburn, Louisiana State 63 36 24 3 .595 0 0 0 0
38 Milt Drewer 1957 1963 7 William & Mary 69 21 46 2 .319 0 0 0 0
39 Pat Dye 1974 1976 3 East Carolina 33 24 9 0 .727 0 0 0 0
40 William Elias 1960 1960 1 George Washington 9 5 3 1 .611 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
41 Frank Ellwood 1977 1978 2 Marshall 22 3 19 0 .136 0 0 0 0
42 Rex Enright 1938 1952 12 South Carolina 111 48 56 7 .464 0 0 0 0
43 Karl Esleeck 1948 1950 3 Richmond 30 10 18 2 .367 0 0 0 0
44 Jack Faber 1935 1941 3 Maryland 29 12 13 4 .483 0 0 0 0
45 David Fagg 1970 1973 4 Davidson 41 8 32 1 .207 0 0 0 0
46 Beattie Feathers 1944 1951 8 North Carolina State 78 37 38 3 .494 1 0 1 0 .000
47 John Fenlon 1942 1947 3 Richmond 30 12 15 3 .450 0 0 0 0
48 Bob Fetzer 1921 1925 5 North Carolina 46 30 12 4 .696 0 0 0 0
49 William Fetzer 1921 1925 5 North Carolina 46 30 12 4 .696 0 0 0 0
50 Red Floyd 1929 1929 1 Auburn 4 0 4 0 .000 0 0 0 0
51 Jackie Freeman 1952 1956 5 William & Mary 48 14 29 5 .344 0 0 0 0
52 Harry Gamage 1927 1932 6 Kentucky 52 27 20 5 .567 0 0 0 0
53 Tatum Gressette 1936 1939 4 Citadel 43 20 23 0 .465 0 0 0 0
54 Andy Gustafson 1926 1929 4 Virginia Tech 36 22 13 1 .625 0 0 0 0
55 J.W. Hancock 1927 1929 3 Mississippi State 24 8 12 4 .417 0 0 0 0
56 Harvey Harmon 1930 1930 1 Sewanee 10 3 6 1 .350 0 0 0 0
57 Harry Hartsell 1921 1923 3 North Carolina State 29 10 16 3 .397 0 0 0 0
58 Homer Hazel 1925 1929 5 Mississippi 46 21 22 3 .489 0 0 0 0
59 Horace Hendrickson 1952 1952 1 North Carolina State 10 3 7 0 .300 0 0 0 0
60 Pat Herron 1926 1928 3 Washington & Lee 28 10 15 3 .411 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
61 Homer Hobbs 1955 1957 3 Furman 30 6 24 0 .200 0 0 0 0
62 P.A. Holstein 1942 1942 1 Washington & Lee 9 1 8 0 .111 0 0 0 0
63 Fred Holtkamp 1921 1921 1 Mississippi State 9 4 4 1 .500 0 0 0 0
64 Lou Holtz 1969 1971 3 William & Mary 33 13 20 0 .394 1 0 1 0 .000
65 George Hope 1945 1945 1 Richmond 8 2 6 0 .250 0 0 0 0
66 Frank Howard 1940 1951 12 Clemson 114 67 41 6 .614 3 2 1 0 .667
67 Allison Hubert 1939 1946 3 Virginia Military Institute 30 17 10 3 .617 0 0 0 0
68 Charlie Jamerson 1948 1949 2 Davidson 19 5 13 1 .289 0 0 0 0
69 Biff Jones 1932 1932 1 Louisiana State 10 6 3 1 .650 0 0 0 0
70 Frank Jones 1966 1973 8 Richmond 82 44 38 0 .537 2 1 1 0 .500
71 William Juneau 1921 1922 2 Kentucky 17 10 6 1 .618 0 0 0 0
72 Robert King 1958 1972 15 Furman 152 60 88 4 .408 0 0 0 0
73 W.H. Kirkpatrick 1928 1929 2 Sewanee 18 4 12 2 .278 0 0 0 0
74 Jimmy Kitts 1941 1947 3 Virginia Tech 29 13 13 3 .500 1 0 1 0 .000
75 William Kline 1922 1922 1 Florida 9 7 2 0 .778 0 0 0 0
76 Billy Laval 1928 1934 7 South Carolina 71 39 26 6 .592 0 0 0 0
77 Marv Levy 1964 1968 5 William & Mary 50 23 25 2 .480 0 0 0 0
78 Art Lewis 1946 1959 13 Washington & Lee, West Virginia 126 69 55 2 .556 1 0 1 0 .000
79 Harry Lightsey 1927 1927 1 South Carolina 9 4 5 0 .444 0 0 0 0
80 Crowell Little 1950 1951 2 Davidson 18 4 14 0 .222 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
81 Don McCallister 1935 1937 3 South Carolina 34 13 20 1 .397 0 0 0 0
82 Rube McCray 1944 1950 7 William & Mary 70 45 22 3 .664 2 1 1 0 .500
83 Gene McEver 1936 1944 8 Davidson, North Carolina 76 22 49 5 .322 0 0 0 0
84 Henry McEver 1942 1945 2 Virginia Tech 18 9 8 1 .528 0 0 0 0
85 Mike McGee 1970 1970 1 East Carolina 11 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 0
86 Dan McGugin 1922 1932 11 Vanderbilt 103 75 21 7 .762 0 0 0 0
87 John McKenna 1953 1965 13 Virginia Military Institute 130 62 60 8 .508 0 0 0 0
88 Johnnie McMillan 1945 1954 3 South Carolina, Citadel 28 6 19 3 .268 1 0 1 0 .000
89 Robert McNeish 1948 1950 3 Virginia Tech 29 1 25 3 .086 0 0 0 0
90 Harry Mehre 1928 1932 5 Georgia 48 27 18 3 .594 0 0 0 0
91 Edwin Merrick 1951 1965 15 Richmond 146 53 87 6 .384 0 0 0 0
92 Sol Metzger 1922 1924 3 South Carolina 29 16 13 0 .552 0 0 0 0
93 J.P. Moran 1943 1943 1 South Carolina 7 5 2 0 .714 0 0 0 0
94 David Morey 1925 1927 3 Auburn 21 10 10 1 .500 0 0 0 0
95 Joe Morrison 1977 1979 3 Chattanooga 33 25 6 2 .788 0 0 0 0
96 Slick Morton 1947 1948 2 Virginia Military Institute 18 9 8 1 .528 0 0 0 0
97 Frank Moseley 1951 1960 10 Virginia Tech 100 54 42 4 .560 0 0 0 0
98 Fred Murphy 1924 1926 3 Kentucky 27 12 14 1 .463 0 0 0 0
99 Bill Murray 1951 1952 2 Duke 20 13 6 1 .675 0 0 0 0
100 Frank Murray 1937 1937 1 Virginia 9 2 7 0 .222 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
101 Greasy Neale 1923 1928 6 Virginia 55 28 22 5 .555 0 0 0 0
102 O.E. Neale 1930 1931 2 Virginia Tech 18 8 7 3 .528 0 0 0 0
103 Jess Neely 1931 1939 9 Clemson 85 43 35 7 .547 1 1 0 0 1.000
104 Doc Newton 1940 1944 2 North Carolina State, South Carolina 18 6 10 2 .389 0 0 0 0
105 Bob Neyland 1926 1932 7 Tennessee 68 61 2 5 .934 0 0 0 0
106 John Nicholson 1922 1922 1 Sewanee 8 3 4 1 .438 0 0 0 0
107 Charles Noble 1922 1922 1 Mississippi State 9 3 4 2 .444 0 0 0 0
108 Thomas Nugent 1949 1952 4 Virginia Military Institute 39 19 18 2 .513 0 0 0 0
109 Eugene Oberst 1929 1930 2 Washington & Lee 19 6 11 2 .368 0 0 0 0
110 Bill Oliver 1980 1981 2 Chattanooga 22 15 6 1 .705 0 0 0 0
111 Red Parker 1966 1972 7 Citadel 73 39 34 0 .534 0 0 0 0
112 Malcolm Pitt 1943 1944 2 Richmond 15 8 7 0 .533 0 0 0 0
113 Boozer Pitts 1923 1927 3 Auburn 24 7 11 6 .417 0 0 0 0
114 Irving Pray 1922 1922 1 Louisiana State 10 3 7 0 .300 0 0 0 0
115 Bill Raftery 1921 1921 1 Washington & Lee 9 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 0
116 Vito Ragazzo 1966 1970 5 Virginia Military Institute 51 10 41 0 .196 0 0 0 0
117 Sonny Randle 1971 1981 6 East Carolina, Marshall 65 27 37 1 .423 0 0 0 0
118 Henry Redd 1932 1940 9 Virginia Tech 88 43 37 8 .534 0 0 0 0
119 Bill Reinhard 1941 1941 1 George Washington 9 1 7 1 .167 0 0 0 0
120 Tom Rogers 1951 1952 2 Wake Forest 20 11 8 1 .575 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
121 James Root 1972 1976 5 William & Mary 55 24 31 0 .436 0 0 0 0
122 Bobby Ross 1973 1977 5 Citadel 55 24 31 0 .436 0 0 0 0
123 Bo Rowland 1940 1951 7 Citadel, George Washington 61 28 31 2 .475 0 0 0 0
124 John Sauer 1955 1956 2 Citadel 18 8 9 1 .472 0 0 0 0
125 Bud Saunders 1923 1926 4 Clemson 27 9 17 1 .352 0 0 0 0
126 Xen Scott 1921 1922 2 Alabama 21 11 7 3 .595 0 0 0 0
127 Tom Sebring 1925 1927 3 Florida 30 17 11 2 .600 0 0 0 0
128 Clark Shaughnessy 1922 1946 7 Tulane, Maryland 64 40 21 3 .648 0 0 0 0
129 Dick Sheridan 1978 1981 4 Furman 44 30 13 1 .693 0 0 0 0
130 Bo Sherman 1952 1959 8 George Washington 72 31 38 3 .451 1 1 0 0 1.000
131 H.E. Smith 1948 1949 2 Furman 18 5 12 1 .306 0 0 0 0
132 Homer Smith 1965 1969 5 Davidson 48 24 24 0 .500 1 0 1 0 .000
133 Riley Smith 1941 1941 1 Washington & Lee 9 1 6 2 .222 0 0 0 0
134 Robert Smith 1946 1947 2 Furman 19 4 15 0 .211 0 0 0 0
135 Carl Snavely 1934 1952 10 North Carolina 99 59 35 5 .621 3 0 3 0 .000
136 Clarence Spears 1943 1944 2 Maryland 18 5 12 1 .306 0 0 0 0
137 Skip Stahley 1946 1947 2 George Washington 16 5 10 1 .344 0 0 0 0
138 Clarence Stasavich 1965 1969 5 East Carolina 49 27 21 1 .561 1 1 0 0 1.000
139 Herman Stegeman 1921 1922 2 Georgia 20 12 6 2 .650 0 0 0 0
140 Edward Stewart 1921 1922 2 Clemson 18 6 10 2 .389 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
141 William Story 1946 1947 2 Davidson 19 10 8 1 .553 0 0 0 0
142 Jim Tait 1974 1976 3 Richmond 32 15 17 0 .469 0 0 0 0
143 Jim Tatum 1942 1951 6 North Carolina, Maryland 60 44 11 5 .775 3 2 0 1 .833
144 Eddie Teague 1957 1965 9 Citadel 91 45 44 2 .505 1 1 0 0 1.000
145 Gus Tebell 1925 1936 8 North Carolina State, Virginia 76 27 43 6 .395 0 0 0 0
146 Bob Thalman 1971 1981 11 Virginia Military Institute 119 46 70 3 .399 0 0 0 0
147 Glenn Thistlethwaite 1936 1941 6 Richmond 58 30 22 6 .569 0 0 0 0
148 Frank Thomas 1931 1932 2 Alabama 20 17 3 0 .850 0 0 0 0
149 S.D. Tilson 1942 1942 1 Virginia Tech 10 7 2 1 .750 0 0 0 0
150 Tex Tilson 1933 1940 8 Washington & Lee 73 31 36 6 .466 0 0 0 0
151 J.A. Van Fleet 1923 1924 2 Florida 19 12 3 4 .737 0 0 0 0
152 John Van Liew 1930 1930 1 North Carolina State 10 2 8 0 .200 0 0 0 0
153 Carl Voyles 1940 1940 1 William & Mary 9 6 2 1 .722 0 0 0 0
154 Wallace Wade 1923 1950 24 Alabama, Duke 230 171 49 10 .765 5 2 2 1 .500
155 D.C. Walker 1937 1950 14 Wake Forest 134 77 51 6 .597 2 1 1 0 .500
156 W. Warren 1921 1921 1 Virginia 9 5 4 0 .556 0 0 0 0
157 Bob Waters 1977 1981 5 Western Carolina 55 25 28 2 .473 0 0 0 0
158 Jim Weaver 1936 1936 1 Wake Forest 9 5 4 0 .556 0 0 0 0
159 Bob Williams 1926 1926 1 Clemson 5 0 5 0 .000 0 0 0 0
160 J.J. Winn 1923 1923 1 Kentucky 9 4 3 2 .556 0 0 0 0
Overall Bowls
Rk Coach From To Yrs School(s) G W L T Pct G W L T Pct Notes
161 Carl Wise 1952 1953 2 Washington & Lee 20 7 13 0 .350 0 0 0 0
162 Raymond Wolf 1936 1941 6 North Carolina 58 38 17 3 .681 0 0 0 0
163 George Woodruff 1923 1927 5 Georgia 47 30 16 1 .649 0 0 0 0
164 Mike Working 1980 1981 2 Appalachian State 22 9 11 2 .455 0 0 0 0
165 Chet Wynne 1930 1932 3 Auburn 29 17 10 2 .621 0 0 0 0
166 Tom Young 1943 1943 1 North Carolina 9 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 0
167 William Young 1950 1953 4 Furman 40 18 19 3 .488 0 0 0 0