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
19Tom Osborne307Nebraska
Bo Schembechler307Michigan
Jim Sweeney307Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
22Gary Pinkel304Missouri
Jackie Sherrill304Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
24Bill Mallory301Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
25Bill Snyder298Kansas State
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
39Dan McGugin271Vanderbilt
40Mike Price270Washington State
41Howard Jones269Southern California
42Ralph Jordan265Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Pappy Waldorf265California
44Lou Little264Columbia
45John Vaught263Mississippi
46Nick Saban261Alabamarecord adjusted to 195-60-1 by NCAA
47Don James257Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
48Tommy Tuberville250Auburn
49Darrell Royal249Texas
50Ben Schwartzwalder247Syracuse
51Glen Mason245Minnesota
52William Alexander244Georgia Tech
53Warren Woodson240New Mexico State
54Grant Teaff239Baylor
55Dan Devine238Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Dennis Franchione238New Mexico
57Bobby Dodd237Georgia Tech
Bruce Snyder237Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
59Wallace Butts235Georgia
Harry Hughes235Colorado State
61George O'Leary234Central Florida
Edward Robinson234Brown
63Terry Donahue233UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
64James Phelan232Washington
65Frank Kush231Arizona State
66Madison Bell230Southern Methodist
Jim Grobe230Wake Forest
Wallace Wade230Duke
69Dennis Erickson229Miami (FL)
70Red Blaik228Army
Ben Martin228Air Force
Bob Stoops228Oklahoma
73Edward Anderson225Holy Cross
74Robert Zuppke224Illinois
75Earle Bruce223Ohio State
76John Heisman222Georgia Tech
Frank Solich222Ohio
78Pat Dye220Auburn
79Joe Tiller219Purdue
80Kirk Ferentz218Iowa
DeOrmond McLaughry218Brown
82Frank Broyles217Arkansas
83Bob Neyland216Tennessee
George Woodruff216Pennsylvania
85Watson Brown213Alabama-Birmingham
John Robinson213Southern California
87Ike Armstrong211Utah
88Bernie Bierman209Minnesota
Len Casanova209Oregon
Paul Dietzel209Louisiana State
91Rip Engle208Penn State
92Clark Shaughnessy207Tulane
93Bobby Ross206Maryland
94Phillip Fulmer204Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Fielding Yost204Michigan
96Jeff Bower203Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Rocky Long203New Mexico
Charles McClendon203Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Frank Murray203Marquette
100Aldo Donelli202Boston University
101Dutch Meyer201Texas Christian
102Don Faurot200Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
103Mark Richt199Georgia
104Barry Alvarez197Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Andy Gustafson197Miami (FL)
Les Miles197Louisiana State
Francis Schmidt197Texas Christian
108June Jones196Hawaii
109Andrew Kerr195Colgate
Dan McCarney195Iowa Staterecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Tom O'Brien195Boston College
Paul Pasqualoni195Syracuse
113Dick Crum194North Carolina
Gary Patterson194Texas Christian
Ossie Solem194Drake
116Jim Young193Army
117Bill Curry192Georgia Tech
Pat Hill192Fresno State
119Jack Curtice191Utah
Murray Warmath191Minnesota
Charlie Weatherbie191Louisiana-Monroe
122Mike Riley190Oregon State
Barry Switzer190Oklahoma
124Randy Edsall189Connecticut
125Ara Parseghian188Notre Dame
Jim Walden188Washington Staterecord adjusted to 70-111-7 by NCAA
127Wayne Hardin187Temple
Jim Owens187Washington
129Fred Akers186Texas
Charlie Bachman186Michigan State
Danny Ford186Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Jock Sutherland186Pittsburgh
Henry Williams186Minnesota
134Homer Norton185Texas A&M
135Mike Donahue184Auburn
Bob Higgins184Penn State
Paul Johnson184Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 109-74-0 by NCAA
Urban Meyer184Florida
Houston Nutt184Arkansas
140Duffy Daugherty183Michigan State
141Jim 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
146Mike Leach180Texas Tech
John Mackovic180Texas
Joe Morrison180Chattanooga
Rich Rodriguez180West Virginia
Bob Toledo180UCLA
151David Cutcliffe178Duke
Al 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
174Ray Eliot167Illinois
John Pont167Indiana
176Arthur Guepe166Virginia
Bill Hess166Ohio
Carl Snavely166North Carolina
179Harry Mehre165Georgia
Tyrone Willingham165Stanford
181Hugo Bezdek164Penn State
Art Briles164Baylor
Lee Corso164Indiana
Tommy Prothro164Oregon State
185Lloyd Carr162Michigan
Thomas Nugent162Maryland
187O.E. Hollingbery160Washington State
Gene Stallings160Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Glenn Thistlethwaite160Richmond
Bowden Wyatt160Tennessee
191Mark Dantonio158Michigan State
Claude Gilbert158San Diego Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
Jack Meagher158Auburn
194Fritz Crisler157Michigan
Brian Kelly157Notre Dame
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
Jim Wacker155Texas Christian
202Emory Bellard154Texas A&M
Walt Harris154Pittsburgh
Chuck Shelton154Utah State
205Bill McCartney153Colorado
Bill Murray153Duke
207Robert King152Furman
208Chris Ault151Nevada
Ron McBride151Utah
210Spike Dykes150Texas Tech
Hal Lahar150Colgate
Bennie Owen150Oklahoma
213Morley Jennings149Baylor
Gene Murphy149Cal State Fullertonrecord adjusted to 60-88-1 by NCAA
215Billy Brewer148Mississippirecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Brady Hoke148Ball State
217Bronco Mendenhall146Brigham Young
Edwin Merrick146Richmond
Red Sanders146UCLA
Frank Thomas146Alabama
221Edward Doherty145Arizona State
Gerry Faust145Akron
Mike Gundy145Oklahoma State
Skip Holtz145East Carolina
Abe Martin145Texas Christian
Rick Neuheisel145Washington
Kyle Whittingham145Utah
228Dee Andros144Oregon State
229Art Baker143Furmanrecord adjusted to 65-73-5 by NCAA
Bobby Petrino143Louisville
Nelson Stokley143Louisiana-Lafayette
Ron Turner143Illinois
Joseph Yukica143Boston College
234Harvey Harman142Rutgers
Jim Tatum142Maryland
236Gwinn Henry141Missouri
Pepper Rodgers141Georgia Tech
238Rex Enright140South Carolina
Jack Mitchell140Kansasrecord adjusted to 73-60-7 by NCAA
Lon Stiner140Oregon State
241Tommy Bowden139Clemson
Bill Lynch139Ball State
Odus Mitchell139North Texas
Joe Novak139Northern Illinois
George Perles139Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Jeff Tedford139California
247Bobby Collins138Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
Robert Dobbs138Texas-El Paso
Ted Tollner138San Diego State
250Gerry DiNardo137Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 60-76-1 by NCAA

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