Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Games

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Rk Coach G School Notes
1Joe Paterno37Penn State
2Bobby Bowden33Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
3Bear Bryant29Alabama
4Tom Osborne25Nebraska
5Frank Beamer23Virginia Tech
6LaVell Edwards22Brigham Young
Lou Holtz22Notre Dame
8Mack Brown21Texas
Steve Spurrier21Florida
10Vince Dooley20Georgia
11Nick Saban18Alabamarecord adjusted to 205-61-1 by NCAA
Bill Snyder18Kansas State
John Vaught18Mississippi
14Hayden Fry17Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
Bo Schembechler17Michigan
Bob Stoops17Oklahoma
17Johnny Majors16Tennessee
Darrell Royal16Texas
19Phillip Fulmer15Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Don James15Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
Gary Patterson15Texas Christian
Mark Richt15Georgia
George Welsh15Virginia
24John Cooper14Ohio State
Kirk Ferentz14Iowa
Les Miles14Louisiana State
Jackie Sherrill14Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
28Barry Alvarez13Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Lloyd Carr13Michigan
Bobby Dodd13Georgia Tech
Terry Donahue13UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
Charles McClendon13Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Don Nehlen13West Virginia
Frank Solich13Ohio
Barry Switzer13Oklahoma
Tommy Tuberville13Auburn
37Mike Bellotti12Oregon
Fisher DeBerry12Air Force
Dennis Erickson12Miami (FL)
Paul Johnson12Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 115-77-0 by NCAA
Ralph Jordan12Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Mike Leach12Texas Tech
43Jeff Bower11Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce11Ohio State
Jerry Claiborne11Maryland
Mike Gundy11Oklahoma State
Woody Hayes11Ohio State
Pat Hill11Fresno State
Rocky Long11New Mexico
Bronco Mendenhall11Brigham Young
Urban Meyer11Florida
George O'Leary11Central Florida
Gary Pinkel11Missouri
R.C. Slocum11Texas A&M
Joe Tiller11Purdue
Kyle Whittingham11Utah
Bill Yeoman11Houston
58Fred Akers10Texas
Chris Ault10Nevada
Frank Broyles10Arkansas
Bob Devaney10Nebraska
Dan Devine10Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Bill Dooley10North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
Pat Dye10Auburn
Ken Hatfield10Arkansas
June Jones10Hawaii
Bill Mallory10Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
Tom O'Brien10Boston College
Bobby Petrino10Louisville
Mike Riley10Oregon State
Rich Rodriguez10West Virginia
Larry Smith10Arizona
Jim Tressel10Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
74Bret Bielema9Wisconsin
Art Briles9Baylor
Troy Calhoun9Air Force
Pete Carroll9Southern Californiarecord adjusted to 83-19-0 by NCAA
David Cutcliffe9Duke
Mark Dantonio9Michigan State
Doug Dickey9Florida
Danny Ford9Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Brian Kelly9Notre Dame
Sonny Lubick9Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Glen Mason9Minnesota
Bill McCartney9Colorado
John McKay9Southern California
Ken Niumatalolo9Navy
Houston Nutt9Arkansas
Paul Pasqualoni9Syracuse
Chris Petersen9Boise State
John Robinson9Southern California
Dabo Swinney9Clemson
Tommy West9Memphis
94Tommy Bowden8Clemson
Rich Brooks8Oregonrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
Wallace Butts8Georgia
Jim Carlen8South Carolina
Dick Crum8North Carolina
Larry Fedora8North Carolina
Todd Graham8Arizona State
Skip Holtz8East Carolina
Rick Neuheisel8Washington
Mike Price8Washington State
Grant Teaff8Baylor
Jeff Tedford8California
Dick Tomey8Arizona
Bud Wilkinson8Oklahoma
108Butch Davis7Miami (FL)record adjusted to 63-43-0 by NCAA
Spike Dykes7Texas Tech
Randy Edsall7Connecticut
Jimbo Fisher7Florida State
Pat Fitzgerald7Northwestern
Dennis Franchione7New Mexico
Ralph Friedgen7Maryland
Jimmy Johnson7Miami (FL)
Frank Kush7Arizona State
John Mackovic7Texas
Dutch Meyer7Texas Christian
Dan Mullen7Mississippi State
Jess Neely7Rice
Bob Neyland7Tennessee
Bo Pelini7Nebraska
George Perles7Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Bob Pruett7Marshall
Ben Schwartzwalder7Syracuse
John Smith7Louisville
Gene Stallings7Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Kevin Sumlin7Texas A&M
Jim Sweeney7Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
Warren Woodson7New Mexico State
131Gary Barnett6Coloradorecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
Larry Coker6Miami (FL)
James Franklin6Penn State
Jim Grobe6Wake Forest
Walt Harris6Pittsburgh
Frank Howard6Clemson
Butch Jones6Tennessee
Dirk Koetter6Arizona State
Ron McBride6Utah
Dan McCarney6Iowa Staterecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Bobby Ross6Maryland
Greg Schiano6Rutgers
Howard Schnellenberger6Louisville
David Shaw6Stanford
Dick Sheridan6North Carolina State
Bruce Snyder6Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
Rick Stockstill6Middle Tennessee State
Charlie Strong6Louisville
Jim Tatum6Maryland
Frank Thomas6Alabama
Jim Young6Army
152William Alexander5Georgia Tech
Chuck Amato5North Carolina State
Bill Battle5Tennessee
Emory Bellard5Texas A&M
Larry Blakeney5Troy
Billy Brewer5Mississippirecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Bobby Collins5Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
Eddie Crowder5Colorado
Bill Curry5Georgia Tech
Bob Davie5Notre Dame
Darrell Dickey5North Texas
Chuck Fairbanks5Oklahoma
Hugh Freeze5Mississippi
Henry Frnka5Tulsa
Chan Gailey5Georgia Tech
Ray Graves5Florida
Al Groh5Virginia
Dan Hawkins5Boise State
Brady Hoke5Ball State
Dana Holgorsen5West Virginia
Mark Hudspeth5Louisiana-Lafayette
Howard Jones5Southern California
Jerry Kill5Minnesota
Jim Leavitt5South Florida
Steve Logan5East Carolina
Dick MacPherson5Syracuse
Abe Martin5Texas Christian
Ruffin McNeill5East Carolina
Gary Moeller5Michigan
Bernie Moore5Louisiana State
Homer Norton5Texas A&M
Ara Parseghian5Notre Dame
Charley Pell5Florida
Warren Powers5Missourirecord adjusted to 53-37-3 by NCAA
Wallace Wade5Duke
Tyrone Willingham5Stanford
188Steve Addazio4Boston College
Tom Amstutz4Toledo
David Bailiff4Rice
John Barnhill4Tennessee
Dana Bible4Texas A&M
Jack Bicknell4Boston College
Terry Bowden4Auburn
Rod Carey4Northern Illinois
Len Casanova4Oregon
Paul Chryst4Wisconsin
Dave Clawson4Bowling Green State
Jeff Cravath4Southern California
Tim DeRuyter4Fresno State
Paul Dietzel4Louisiana State
Dave Doeren4North Carolina State
Jim Donnan4Georgia
Karl Dorrell4UCLA
Rip Engle4Penn State
Don Faurot4Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
Ray Goff4Georgia
Andy Gustafson4Miami (FL)
Jim Harbaugh4Stanford
Doc Holliday4Marshall
Pat Jones4Oklahoma State
Chip Kelly4Oregon
Jim Lambright4Washington
Gus Malzahn4Auburn
Mark Mangino4Kansas
Rick Minter4Cincinnati
Jim Mora4UCLA
Bill Peterson4Florida State
Tommy Prothro4Oregon State
John Ralston4Stanford
Steve Sarkisian4Washington
Bill Stewart4West Virginia
Jock Sutherland4Pittsburgh
Ted Tollner4San Diego State
Pop Warner4Carlisle
Bowden Wyatt4Tennessee
Ron Zook4Illinois
228Gary Andersen3Utah State
Blake Anderson3Arkansas State
Bill Arnsparger3Louisiana State
Madison Bell3Southern Methodist
Gregg Brandon3Bowling Green State
John Bridgers3Baylor
Mike Brumbelow3Texas-El Paso
Matt Campbell3Toledo
Blair Cherry3Texas
Gene Chizik3Auburn
Bill Cubit3Western Michigan
Gerry DiNardo3Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 60-76-1 by NCAA
Red Drew3Alabama
P.J. Fleck3Western Michigan
Kyle Flood3Rutgers
Gary Gibbs3Oklahoma
Al Golden3Miami (FL)
Wayne Hardin3Temple
Bryan Harsin3Boise State
Mark Helfrich3Oregon
Clay Helton3Southern California
Steve Kragthorpe3Tulsa
Jim Lookabaugh3Oklahoma State
Ben Martin3Air Force
Dave McClain3Wisconsin
Jim McElwain3Colorado State
David McWilliams3Texas
Charley Moran3Centre
Joe Morrison3Chattanooga
Bill Murray3Duke
Will Muschamp3Florida
Mike O'Cain3North Carolina State
Jim Owens3Washington
Ray Perkins3Alabama
James Phelan3Washington
Jeff Quinn3Buffalo
Paul Rhoads3Iowa State
Paul Roach3Wyoming
George Sauer3Baylor
Steve Sloan3Texas Tech
Carl Snavely3North Carolina
Frank Spaziani3Boston College
Dennis Stolz3Bowling Green State
Mike Stoops3Arizona
Lou Tepper3Illinois
Tiny Thornhill3Stanford
Bob Toledo3UCLA
Pappy Waldorf3California
Randy Walker3Miami (OH)record adjusted to 96-81-5 by NCAA
Bill Walsh3Stanford
DeWitt Weaver3Texas Tech
Charlie Weis3Notre Dame
Matt Wells3Utah State
Mike White3Illinoisrecord adjusted to 82-71-4 by NCAA
Bob Woodruff3Florida

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