Career Leaders and Records for Games

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Rk Coach G School Notes
1Joe Paterno548Penn State
2Bobby Bowden485Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
3Pop Warner446Carlisle
4Amos Alonzo Stagg434Chicago
5Bear Bryant425Alabama
6Hayden Fry420Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
7Lou Holtz388Notre Dame
8Jess Neely363Rice
9Frank Beamer361Virginia Tech
LaVell Edwards361Brigham Young
11Mack Brown356Texas
12Don Nehlen338West Virginia
13Dick Tomey335Arizona
14Johnny Majors332Tennessee
15George Welsh325Virginia
16Steve Spurrier319Florida
17Ken Hatfield312Arkansas
18Jerry Claiborne309Maryland
19Bill Snyder308Kansas State
20Tom Osborne307Nebraska
Bo Schembechler307Michigan
Jim Sweeney307Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
23Gary Pinkel304Missouri
Jackie Sherrill304Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
25Bill Mallory301Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
26Frank Howard295Clemson
27Bill Dooley293North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
28Rich Brooks290Oregonrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
29Vince Dooley288Georgia
30John Cooper282Ohio State
31Dana Bible281Texas A&M
32Fisher DeBerry279Air Force
33Bob Blackman277Dartmouth
Howard Schnellenberger277Louisville
35Woody Hayes276Ohio State
Larry Smith276Arizona
Bill Yeoman276Houston
38Ray Morrison274Southern Methodist
39Nick Saban272Alabamarecord adjusted to 205-61-1 by NCAA
40Dan McGugin271Vanderbilt
41Mike Price270Washington State
42Howard Jones269Southern California
43Ralph Jordan265Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Pappy Waldorf265California
45Lou Little264Columbia
46John Vaught263Mississippi
47Tommy Tuberville258Auburn
48Don James257Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
49Darrell Royal249Texas
50Ben Schwartzwalder247Syracuse
51Glen Mason245Minnesota
52William Alexander244Georgia Tech
53Warren Woodson240New Mexico State
54Jim Grobe239Wake Forest
Grant Teaff239Baylor
56Dan Devine238Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Dennis Franchione238New Mexico
Bob Stoops238Oklahoma
59Bobby Dodd237Georgia Tech
Bruce Snyder237Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
61Wallace Butts235Georgia
Harry Hughes235Colorado State
63Charlie Bachman234Michigan State
George O'Leary234Central Florida
Edward Robinson234Brown
66Terry Donahue233UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
67James Phelan232Washington
Frank Solich232Ohio
69Frank Kush231Arizona State
70Madison Bell230Southern Methodist
Wallace Wade230Duke
72Dennis Erickson229Miami (FL)
73Red Blaik228Army
Ben Martin228Air Force
75Kirk Ferentz227Iowa
76Edward Anderson225Holy Cross
77Robert Zuppke224Illinois
78Earle Bruce223Ohio State
79John Heisman222Georgia Tech
80Pat Dye220Auburn
81Joe Tiller219Purdue
82DeOrmond McLaughry218Brown
83Frank Broyles217Arkansas
84Bob Neyland216Tennessee
George Woodruff216Pennsylvania
86Rocky Long214New Mexico
87Watson Brown213Alabama-Birmingham
John Robinson213Southern California
89Ike Armstrong211Utah
90Bernie Bierman209Minnesota
Len Casanova209Oregon
Paul Dietzel209Louisiana State
Mark Richt209Georgia
94Rip Engle208Penn State
95Clark Shaughnessy207Tulane
96Bobby Ross206Maryland
97Phillip Fulmer204Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Fielding Yost204Michigan
99Jeff Bower203Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Charles McClendon203Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Frank Murray203Marquette
Gary Patterson203Texas Christian
103Aldo Donelli202Boston University
104Dutch Meyer201Texas Christian
105Don Faurot200Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
106Mike Riley199Oregon State
107Barry Alvarez197Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Andy Gustafson197Miami (FL)
Les Miles197Louisiana State
Francis Schmidt197Texas Christian
111June Jones196Hawaii
112Andrew Kerr195Colgate
Dan McCarney195Iowa Staterecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Tom O'Brien195Boston College
Paul Pasqualoni195Syracuse
116Dick Crum194North Carolina
Urban Meyer194Florida
Ossie Solem194Drake
119Paul Johnson193Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 115-77-0 by NCAA
Jim Young193Army
121Bill Curry192Georgia Tech
Pat Hill192Fresno State
123Jack Curtice191Utah
Murray Warmath191Minnesota
Charlie Weatherbie191Louisiana-Monroe
126Mike Leach190Texas Tech
Barry Switzer190Oklahoma
128Randy Edsall189Connecticut
129Ara Parseghian188Notre Dame
Rich Rodriguez188West Virginia
Jim Walden188Washington Staterecord adjusted to 70-111-7 by NCAA
132Wayne Hardin187Temple
Jim Owens187Washington
134Fred Akers186Texas
David Cutcliffe186Duke
Danny Ford186Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Jock Sutherland186Pittsburgh
Henry Williams186Minnesota
139Homer Norton185Texas A&M
140Mike Donahue184Auburn
Bob Higgins184Penn State
Houston Nutt184Arkansas
143Duffy Daugherty183Michigan State
144Jim Carlen182South Carolina
Sonny Lubick182Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Jordan Olivar182Yale
John Ralston182Stanford
Randy Walker182Miami (OH)record adjusted to 96-81-5 by NCAA
149John Mackovic180Texas
Joe Morrison180Chattanooga
Bob Toledo180UCLA
152Al Groh178Virginia
Darryl Rogers178Arizona State
Bud Wilkinson178Oklahoma
155Herb Deromedi175Central Michigan
Vince Gibson175Kansas Staterecord adjusted to 75-98-2 by NCAA
John McKay175Southern California
158Frank Kimbrough174West Texas A&M
159Bob Devaney173Nebraska
Earle Edwards173North Carolina State
Bo McMillin173Indiana
Bill Meek173Utahrecord adjusted to 77-90-6 by NCAA
163Curley Byrd172Maryland
R.C. Slocum172Texas A&M
165Mike Bellotti171Oregon
Gus Dorais171Detroit Mercy
167Larry Blakeney170Troy
Gilmour Dobie170Cornell
Dennis Stolz170Bowling Green State
170Harry Stuhldreher169Wisconsin
Tommy West169Memphis
172Gary Barnett168Coloradorecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
Doug Dickey168Florida
174Mark Dantonio167Michigan State
Ray Eliot167Illinois
John Pont167Indiana
177Arthur Guepe166Virginia
Bill Hess166Ohio
Carl Snavely166North Carolina
180Brian Kelly165Notre Dame
Harry Mehre165Georgia
Tyrone Willingham165Stanford
183Hugo Bezdek164Penn State
Art Briles164Baylor
Lee Corso164Indiana
Tommy Prothro164Oregon State
187Lloyd Carr162Michigan
Thomas Nugent162Maryland
189O.E. Hollingbery160Washington State
Gene Stallings160Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Glenn Thistlethwaite160Richmond
Bowden Wyatt160Tennessee
193Claude Gilbert158San Diego Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
Jack Meagher158Auburn
195Fritz Crisler157Michigan
Steve Sloan157Texas Tech
Mike White157Illinoisrecord adjusted to 82-71-4 by NCAA
198John Smith156Louisville
Chuck Stobart156Memphisrecord adjusted to 70-83-3 by NCAA
200Carmen Cozza155Yale
Skip Holtz155East Carolina
Jim Wacker155Texas Christian
203Emory Bellard154Texas A&M
Mike Gundy154Oklahoma State
Walt Harris154Pittsburgh
Bronco Mendenhall154Brigham Young
Chuck Shelton154Utah State
Kyle Whittingham154Utah
209Bill McCartney153Colorado
Bill Murray153Duke
211Robert King152Furman
Bobby Petrino152Louisville
213Chris Ault151Nevada
Ron McBride151Utah
215Spike Dykes150Texas Tech
Hal Lahar150Colgate
Bennie Owen150Oklahoma
218Morley Jennings149Baylor
Gene Murphy149Cal State Fullertonrecord adjusted to 60-88-1 by NCAA
220Billy Brewer148Mississippirecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Brady Hoke148Ball State
222Edwin Merrick146Richmond
Red Sanders146UCLA
Frank Thomas146Alabama
225Edward Doherty145Arizona State
Gerry Faust145Akron
Abe Martin145Texas Christian
Rick Neuheisel145Washington
Chris Petersen145Boise State
230Dee Andros144Oregon State
231Art Baker143Furmanrecord adjusted to 65-73-5 by NCAA
Bret Bielema143Wisconsin
Todd Graham143Arizona State
Nelson Stokley143Louisiana-Lafayette
Ron Turner143Illinois
Joseph Yukica143Boston College
237Harvey Harman142Rutgers
Jim Tatum142Maryland
239Gwinn Henry141Missouri
Pepper Rodgers141Georgia Tech
241Rex Enright140South Carolina
Jack Mitchell140Kansasrecord adjusted to 73-60-7 by NCAA
Lon Stiner140Oregon State
244Tommy Bowden139Clemson
Pat Fitzgerald139Northwestern
Bill Lynch139Ball State
Odus Mitchell139North Texas
Joe Novak139Northern Illinois
George Perles139Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Jeff Tedford139California

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