Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Losses

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Year Coach L School Notes
2016Chris Ash10Rutgers
David Beaty10Kansas
Lance Leipold10Buffalo
Bronco Mendenhall10Virginia
Mark Whipple10Massachusetts
Everett Withers10Texas State
2015David Beaty12Kansas
2014Bobby Hauck11UNLV
Trent Miles11Georgia State
2013Trent Miles12Georgia State
2012Ellis Johnson12Southern Mississippi
2011Rob Ianello11Akron
Howard Schnellenberger11Florida Atlantic
Kevin Wilson11Indiana
2010Mike MacIntyre12San Jose State
2009David Elson12Western Kentucky
Ron English12Eastern Michigan
2008Tyrone Willingham12Washington
2007Robb Akey11Idaho
Phil Bennett11SMU
Tim Brewster11Minnesota
Mario Cristobal11Florida International
Ted Roof11Duke
2006Ted Roof12Duke
Don Strock12Florida International
2005Hal Mumme12New Mexico State
2004George O'Leary11UCF
2003Phil Bennett12SMU
2002Todd Berry11Army
Keith Burns11Tulsa
Jim Hofher11Buffalo
Greg Schiano11Rutgers
2001Dana Dimel11Houston
Carl Franks11Duke
2000Carl Franks11Duke
1999Craig Cirbus11Buffalo
Lou Holtz11South Carolina
Bill Lynch11Ball State
1998Fred Vonappen12Hawaii
1997Joe Novak11Northern Illinois
Terry Shea11Rutgers
Ron Turner11Illinois
1996Fred Goldsmith11Duke
Jeff Horton11UNLV
1995Charlie Bailey10UTEP
Jim Caldwell10Wake Forest
Ron Dickerson10Temple
Jerry Pettibone10Oregon State
Tom Rossley10SMU
1994Tom Lichtenberg11Ohio
1993Pete Cordelli11Kent State
1992Jerry Berndt10Temple
George Chaump10Navy
David Lee10UTEP
Tom Lichtenberg10Ohio
1991George Chaump10Navy
Pete Cordelli10Kent State
Greg Davis10Tulane
Pat Jones10Oklahoma State
Al Kincaid10Arkansas State
Jerry Pettibone10Oregon State
Tom Rossley10SMU
1990Gene Murphy11Cal State Fullerton
1989Dick Crum11Kent State
Mike Knoll11New Mexico State
Francis Peay11Northwestern
1988Jerry Berndt11Rice
Stan Parrish11Kansas State
1987Leon Fuller11Colorado State
Mike Sheppard11New Mexico
1986Charlie Bailey10Memphis
Watson Brown10Vanderbilt
Cleve Bryant10Ohio
Mike Knoll10New Mexico State
Bill Yeoman10Houston
1985Mack Brown10Tulane
Woody Widenhofer10Missouri
Bill Yung10UTEP
Fred Zechman10New Mexico State
1984Bill Mallory11Indiana
1983Ray Alborn10Rice
Jim Harkema10Eastern Michigan
Joe Salem10Minnesota
Dick Scesniak10Kent State
Paul Wiggin10Stanford
Bill Yung10UTEP
1982Ray Alborn11Rice
Ed Chlebek11Kent State
1981Dennis Green11Northwestern
Mike Stock11Eastern Michigan
1980Joe Avezzano11Oregon State
Bill Michael11UTEP
Rick Venturi11Northwestern
1979Jim Tait11Richmond
1978Ed Chlebek11Boston College
Bill Michael11UTEP
1977Bill Hess10Ohio
Bill Michael10UTEP
Chuck Mills10Wake Forest
John Pont10Northwestern
Ellis Rainsberger10Kansas Staterecord adjusted to 2-9-0 by NCAA
Homer Rice10Rice
1976Gil Bartosh11UTEP
Jim Shofner11Texas Christian
1975Dee Andros10Oregon State
Gil Bartosh10UTEP
Edward Doherty10Holy Cross
Vince Gibson10Louisvillerecord adjusted to 2-9-0 by NCAA
Vernon Glass10Lamar
Tom Lovat10Utah
Sonny Randle10Virginia
Jim Shofner10Texas Christian
Elliot Uzelac10Western Michigan
1974Lee Corso10Indiana
Harold Elliott10Texas-Arlington
Jack Lengyel10Marshall
Tom Lovat10Utah
Chuck Mills10Wake Forest
Darrell Mudra10Florida State
Jim Shofner10Texas Christian
1973Tommy Hudspeth11UTEP
Larry Jones11Florida State
Frank Lauterbur11Iowa
1972Carl DePasqua10Pitt
Rod Rust10North Texas
Jerry Wampfler10Colorado State
1971Frank Lauterbur10Iowa
Al Onofrio10Missouri
Bob Thalman10Virginia Military Institute
1970Vito Ragazzo10Virginia Military Institute
Jim Sweeney10Washington State
Bill Whitton10Holy Cross
1969Bill Beall10Baylor
Vito Ragazzo10Virginia Military Institute
James Valek10Illinois
1968John Coatta10Wisconsin
Rudy Feldman10New Mexico
Eddie Kriwiel10Wichita State
1967Charlie Snyder10Marshall
1966Paul Dietzel9South Carolina
Jack Green9Vanderbilt
Dave Hart9Pitt
Doug Weaver9Kansas State
1965Bill Hess10Ohio
Edwin Merrick10Richmond
Doug Weaver10Kansas State
1964Frank Camp9Louisville
Don Campora9Pacific
Hank Foldberg9Texas A&M
Hayden Fry9SMU
John McKenna9Virginia Military Institute
1963Billy Hildebrand9Wake Forest
1962Billy Hildebrand10Wake Forest
Milo Lude10Colorado State
Tommy O'Boyle10Tulane
Doug Weaver10Kansas State
1961Howard McChesney10Hardin-Simmons
Tuffy Mullison10Colorado State
1960Jack Curtice10Stanford
Howard McChesney10Hardin-Simmons
Richard Voris10Virginia
1959Richard Voris10Virginia
1958Ray Jenkins10Montana
1957Paul Amen10Wake Forest
Johnny Druze10Marquette
1956Tony Cavallo9New Mexico State
Johnny Druze9Marquette
Jackie Freeman9William & Mary
Edwin Price9Texas
Jerry Williams9Montana
1955Jennings Whitworth10Alabama
1954Bernie Witucki11Tulsa
1953Bill Dole9Davidson
Horace Hendrickson9North Carolina State
1952Bill Meek9Kansas State
Edwin Merrick9Richmond
1951Joe Coleman9New Mexico State
1950Earl Brown10Auburn
Robert McNeish10Virginia Tech
1949Charles Atkinson11Brigham Young
1948John Brothers9Tulsa
Ralph Graham9Kansas State
Berl Huffman9New Mexico
Harry Stiteler9Texas A&M
1947Sam Francis10Kansas State
1946Hobbs Adams9Kansas State
Raymond Wolf9Florida
1945Bernie Shively8Kentucky
1944Willis Barnes7New Mexico
Eddie Dunn7Miami (FL)
Slip Madigan7Iowa
Gene McEver7North Carolina
Clarence Spears7Maryland
Tom Stidham7Marquette
Pappy Waldorf7Northwestern
1943Harry Stuhldreher9Wisconsin
1942Pappy Waldorf9Northwestern
1941Jake Hanna8Centenary (LA)
E. Lowell Romney8Utah State
1940Babe Horrell9UCLA
1939Jimmy Kitts9Rice
Curtis Player9Centenary (LA)
1938Dana Bible8Texas
Heck Clark8Sewanee
Ted Cox8Oklahoma State
O.E. Hollingbery8Washington State
1937Elmer Holm10Washburn
1936Ted Cox9Oklahoma State
1935DeOrmond McLaughry8Brown
Mack Saxon8UTEP
1934William Alexander9Georgia Tech
1933Frank Carideo8Missouri
Jack Meagher8Rice
Lester Watt8Grinnell
1932Jimmy DeHart9Washington & Lee
1931Gwinn Henry8Missouri
Bob Higgins8Penn State
1930C. Noel Workman9Iowa State
1929Gus Tebell8North Carolina State
1928George Bohler8Auburn
Pat Herron8Washington & Lee
Monk Younger8Davidson
1927Curley Byrd7Maryland
George Cooper7Northern Colorado
Morley Jennings7Baylor
Lester Watt7Grinnell
1926Rip Major8Wofford
Eugene Maynor8Western State
1925William Courtright7Colorado Mines
Rip Major7Wofford
Bud Saunders7Clemson
1924Rip Major7Wofford
Bill McAllester7Chattanooga
1923John Corbett8Wyoming
John Maulbetsch8Oklahoma State
Dutch McLean8Newberry
1922John Corbett8Wyoming
Ed Roundy8Hampden-Sydney
1921J.L. White8Wake Forest
1920John Gorsuch8Wofford
1919Dixon Foster7South Carolina
T.D. Hackney7Texas Christian
1918Bubs Mosley6Baylor
Amos Alonzo Stagg6Chicago
1917Hal Medford8Tulsa
1916George Johnson9Bucknell
1915John Corbett6Wyoming
Fred Folsom6Colorado
John Griffith6Drake
George Johnson6Bucknell
Choc Kelly6Carlisle
Fred Robbins6Ole Miss
1914Pop Warner10Carlisle
1913Frank Thompson8Wake Forest
1912Leon Excelby7Wyoming
1911Harry Hughes6Colorado State
Jack Ingersoll6Colgate
John Longwell6Samford
1910Thomas Crooks7Dickinson
James Donnelly7Samford
J. Goughler7Dickinson
A.A. Mason7Tulane
Reddy Rowe7Wake Forest
1909Christie Benet6South Carolina
George Levene6Tennessee
1908Frederick Crolius6Villanova
John Stone6Clemson
1907J.H. Costello7Bucknell
1906Frederick Crolius7Villanova
George O'Hearn7Massachusetts
1905Walter Craig7Massachusetts
Frederick Crolius7Villanova
Samuel Newton7Lehigh
Joe Reilly7Georgetown
1904W.P. Bates10Franklin & Marshall
Charles Whelan10Tufts
1903Charles Whelan9Tufts
1902Martin Bergen7Grinnell
Arthur White7Boston College
1901J.W.H. Pollard11Lehigh
1900Harry Smith7Amherst
1899H. Thompson9Lehigh
1898J.D. Upton9Tufts
1897S.M. Hammond7Lehigh
J.D. Upton7Tufts
1896Newell6Tufts
1895Laurie Bliss6Lehigh
Wallace Moyle6Brown
1894Pudge Heffelfinger9Lehigh
1893Haskell7Tufts
1892Wallace Moyle7Lafayette
1891Wallace Moyle9Lafayette
1890E.O. Wagenhurst3Pennsylvania
1889Jacob Shell6Swarthmore
E.O. Wagenhurst6Pennsylvania
1888E.O. Wagenhurst7Pennsylvania
1887Frank Dole7Pennsylvania
1886James Gallety9Tufts
1885Frank Dole5Pennsylvania
1881Lucius Littauer1Harvard
1877Luman Aldrich3Tufts

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