Career Leaders and Records for Win-Loss Percentage

Leaders

  • Since 1869
  • Minimum 10 years.
Leaders Table
Rk Coach Pct School Notes
1Knute Rockne.8811Notre Dame
2Frank Leahy.8643Notre Dame
3Urban Meyer.8533Florida
4Barry Switzer.8368Oklahoma
5Tom Osborne.8355Nebraska
6Charley Moran.8333Centre
Fielding Yost.8333Michigan
8Bob Neyland.8287Tennessee
9Jim Tressel.8281Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
10Bud Wilkinson.8258Oklahoma
11Chris Petersen.8222Boise State
12Percy Haughton.8171Harvard
13Jock Sutherland.8118Pittsburgh
14Frank Thomas.8116Alabama
15Bob Devaney.8064Nebraska
16George Woodruff.8032Pennsylvania
17Bob Stoops.7895Oklahoma
18Henry Williams.7850Minnesota
19Fred Folsom.7806Colorado
20Bear Bryant.7800Alabama
21Bo Schembechler.7752Michigan
22Andy Smith.7712California
23Nick Saban.7682Alabamarecord adjusted to 195-60-1 by NCAA
24Fritz Crisler.7675Michigan
25Wallace Wade.7652Duke
26Frank Kush.7641Arizona State
27Jimmy Crowley.7625Fordham
28Dan McGugin.7620Vanderbilt
29Woody Hayes.7609Ohio State
30Red Blaik.7588Army
31Lloyd Carr.7531Michigan
32Gary Patterson.7526Texas Christian
33Joe Paterno.7491Penn State
34Darrell Royal.7490Texas
35John McKay.7486Southern California
36John Vaught.7452Mississippi
37Carmen Cozza.7452Yale
38Mark Richt.7437Georgia
39Phillip Fulmer.7427Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
40Dan Devine.7416Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
41Bobby Bowden.7402Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
42Pop Warner.7332Carlisle
43Howard Jones.7323Southern California
44Frank Cavanaugh.7298Dartmouth
45Jim Tatum.7289Maryland
46Bobby Petrino.7273Louisville
47Jumbo Stiehm.7215Nebraska
48R.C. Slocum.7209Texas A&M
49Les Miles.7208Louisiana State
50Gus Dorais.7193Detroit Mercy
51Tad Jones.7188Yale
52J.R. Richards.7179Wisconsin
53Steve Spurrier.7179Florida
54LaVell Edwards.7161Brigham Young
55Dana Bible.7153Texas A&M
56Vince Dooley.7153Georgia
57Charles Caldwell.7135Princeton
58Bobby Dodd.7131Georgia Tech
59Bernie Bierman.7105Minnesota
60Ara Parseghian.7101Notre Dame
61Red Sanders.7089UCLA
62Gilmour Dobie.7088Cornell
63Francis Schmidt.7081Texas Christian
64Pat Dye.7068Auburn
65Ike Armstrong.7038Utah
66Frank Broyles.7005Arkansas
67Biff Jones.7000Army
68Jimmy Johnson.6992Miami (FL)
69John Heisman.6982Georgia Tech
70Branch Bocock.6977Virginia Tech
71Billy Murphy.6966Memphis
72Richard Colman.6944Princeton
73Brian Kelly.6943Notre Dame
74Myron Witham.6927Colorado
75John Cooper.6915Ohio State
76Jesse Hawley.6902Dartmouth
77John Wilce.6875Ohio State
78Don James.6868Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
79Ray Graves.6857Florida
80Bronco Mendenhall.6849Brigham Young
81Mike Donahue.6848Auburn
82Amos Alonzo Stagg.6832Chicago
83Kyle Whittingham.6828Utah
84Charles McClendon.6823Louisiana Staterecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
85Henry Frnka.6806Tulsa
86Hugo Bezdek.6799Penn State
87Mike Bellotti.6784Oregon
88Mark Dantonio.6772Michigan State
89Ralph Jordan.6736Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
90William Fetzer.6719North Carolina
Bernie Moore.6719Louisiana State
92Carl Snavely.6717North Carolina
93Jack Mollenkopf.6704Purdue
94Mack Brown.6699Texas
95Larry Coker.6667Miami (FL)
96Terry Donahue.6652UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
97Bret Bielema.6642Wisconsin
98Danny Ford.6640Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
99Mike Gundy.6621Oklahoma State
100Frank Beamer.6621Virginia Tech
101Bennie Owen.6600Oklahoma
102Ken Niumatalolo.6574Navy
103William Juneau.6573Texas
104Herb Deromedi.6571Central Michigan
105Dick Sheridan.6562North Carolina State
106Bill Snyder.6560Kansas State
107Bobby Collins.6558Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
108Rip Engle.6539Penn State
109Dick Harlow.6535Harvard
110Sol Metzger.6520South Carolina
111Lou Holtz.6508Notre Dame
112Bennie Oosterbaan.6500Michigan
113Tommy Prothro.6494Oregon State
114George Munger.6492Pennsylvania
115Butch Davis.6475Miami (FL)record adjusted to 63-43-0 by NCAA
116Tommy Bowden.6475Clemson
117Forest Evashevski.6471Iowa
118Andrew Kerr.6462Colgate
119Todd Graham.6444Arizona State
120Dennis Erickson.6441Miami (FL)
121John Yovicsin.6440Harvard
122Frank Burns.6434Rutgers
123Homer Norton.6405Texas A&M
124Bill Murray.6372Duke
125Doug Dickey.6369Florida
126Claude Gilbert.6361San Diego Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
127Warren Woodson.6354New Mexico State
128Bowden Wyatt.6344Tennessee
129Gary Pinkel.6332Missouri
130Darryl Rogers.6320Arizona State
131Tommy Tuberville.6320Auburn
132Jordan Olivar.6319Yale
133William Ingram.6310Navy
134Frank Solich.6306Ohio
135Butch Jones.6302Central Michigan
Jim Leavitt.6302South Florida
137Chris Ault.6291Nevada
138John Robinson.6291Southern California
139Pappy Waldorf.6283California
140Earle Bruce.6278Ohio State
141Jim Young.6269Army
142Madison Bell.6261Southern Methodist
143Ben Schwartzwalder.6255Syracuse
144O.E. Hollingbery.6250Washington State
George Sanford.6250Rutgers
146Bill McCartney.6242Colorado
147Edward Robinson.6239Brown
148Jeff Cravath.6230Southern California
149Joseph Yukica.6189Boston College
150Walter Steffen.6186Carnegie Mellon
151Joe Kerbel.6171West Texas A&M
152James Phelan.6164Washington
153Charlie Bachman.6156Michigan State
154Harry Mehre.6151Georgia
155Wallace Butts.6149Georgia
156Harris Cope.6136Sewanee
157Harry Kipke.6131Michigan
158Gene Stallings.6125Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
159Slip Madigan.6121Saint Mary's (CA)
160Robert Zuppke.6116Illinois
161Rich Rodriguez.6111West Virginia
162Don Nehlen.6095West Virginia
163Duffy Daugherty.6093Michigan State
164Barry Alvarez.6091Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
165Fisher DeBerry.6075Air Force
166Wayne Hardin.6069Temple
167Bob Blackman.6047Dartmouth
168Jim Carlen.6044South Carolina
169Art Briles.6037Baylor
170Paul Pasqualoni.6026Syracuse
171Samuel Newton.6016Lafayette
172John Anderson.6011Brown
173Ralph Friedgen.6000Maryland
Rick Neuheisel.6000Washington
Dallas Ward.6000Colorado
176Joseph Restic.5990Harvard
177Red Drew.5981Alabama
178Paul Johnson.5978Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 109-74-0 by NCAA
179D.C. Walker.5970Wake Forest
180Kirk Ferentz.5963Iowa
181Jackie Sherrill.5954Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
182Bill Yeoman.5942Houston
183George Sauer.5941Baylor
184Andy Gustafson.5939Miami (FL)
185Sonny Lubick.5934Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
186Dick Crum.5928North Carolina
187Dave McClain.5927Wisconsin
188Jerry Claiborne.5922Maryland
189Glenn Thistlethwaite.5906Richmond
190Dan Hawkins.5902Boise State
191Jeff Tedford.5899California
192Tom O'Brien.5897Boston College
193Lon Stiner.5893Oregon State
194Mike Leach.5889Texas Tech
195Fred Akers.5887Texas
John Bateman.5887Rutgers
197Howard Odell.5882Yale
198George Welsh.5877Virginia
199Dick MacPherson.5862Syracuse
200Jeff Bower.5837Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
201Troy Calhoun.5833Air Force
Pat Hill.5833Fresno State
203Ron McBride.5828Utah
204Jim Lookabaugh.5809Oklahoma State
205Joe Morrison.5806Chattanooga
206Terry Bowden.5805Auburn
207William Alexander.5799Georgia Tech
208Frank Howard.5797Clemson
209Tex Oliver.5792Arizona
210Ott Romney.5792Brigham Young
211Ray Morrison.5785Southern Methodist
212Clarence Spears.5780Minnesota
213Joe Tiller.5776Purdue
214Morley Jennings.5772Baylor
215Eddie Crowder.5763Colorado
Jack Hagerty.5763Georgetown
217Bob Higgins.5761Penn State
218Bob Woodruff.5758Florida
219Ted Shipkey.5753New Mexico
220Dutch Meyer.5746Texas Christian
221Johnny Majors.5723Tennessee
222June Jones.5714Hawaii
Frank Murray.5714Marquette
224Harry Hughes.5702Colorado State
225Greasy Neale.5701Virginia
226Don Faurot.5700Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
227William Saunders.5692Denver
228Edward Anderson.5689Holy Cross
229George O'Leary.5684Central Florida
230Al Molde.5676Western Michigan
231William Spaulding.5669UCLA
232Harvey Harman.5669Rutgers
233Bo McMillin.5665Indiana
234Bill Peterson.5635Florida State
235Jack Meagher.5633Auburn
236Bill Mallory.5615Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
237Frank Moseley.5600Virginia Tech
238Houston Nutt.5598Arkansas
239Hayden Fry.5595Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
240Bill Dooley.5580North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
241Jim Sweeney.5570Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
242Dick Tomey.5567Arizona
243Stub Allison.5556California
Art Lewis.5556West Virginia
245Jack Mitchell.5536Kansasrecord adjusted to 73-60-7 by NCAA
Paul Schudel.5536Ball State
247Rey Dempsey.5531Southern Illinois
248Curley Byrd.5523Maryland
249Emory Bellard.5520Texas A&M
250Spike Dykes.5500Texas Tech

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