Single Season Leaders and Records for Win-Loss Percentage

Leaders

  • Since 1869
  • Minimum 10 years.
Leaders Table
Rk Coach Pct Year School Notes
1Troy Calhoun1.00002016Air Force
Jason Candle1.00002016Toledo
Paul Chryst1.00002016Wisconsin
Tracy Claeys1.00002016Minnesota
Dave Clawson1.00002016Wake Forest
D.J. Durkin1.00002016Maryland
P.J. Fleck1.00002016Western Michigan
Todd Graham1.00002016Arizona State
Jim Grobe1.00002016Baylor
Jim Harbaugh1.00002016Michigan
Bryan Harsin1.00002016Boise State
Tom Herman1.00002016Houston
Dana Holgorsen1.00002016West Virginia
Butch Jones1.00002016Tennessee
Rocky Long1.00002016San Diego State
Urban Meyer1.00002016Ohio State
Ken Niumatalolo1.00002016Navy
Mike Norvell1.00002016Memphis
Chris Petersen1.00002016Washington
Bobby Petrino1.00002016Louisville
Mark Richt1.00002016Miami (FL)
Mike Riley1.00002016Nebraska
Nick Saban1.00002016Alabama
David Shaw1.00002016Stanford
Kevin Sumlin1.00002016Texas A&M
Dabo Swinney1.00002016Clemson
Kyle Whittingham1.00002016Utah
Jimbo Fisher1.00002013Florida State
Urban Meyer1.00002012Ohio State
Gene Chizik1.00002010Auburn
Gary Patterson1.00002010Texas Christian
Chris Petersen1.00002009Boise State
Nick Saban1.00002009Alabama
Kyle Whittingham1.00002008Utah
Chris Petersen1.00002006Boise State
Mack Brown1.00002005Texas
Pete Carroll1.00002004Southern Californiarecord adjusted to 11-0-0 by NCAA
Urban Meyer1.00002004Utah
Tommy Tuberville1.00002004Auburn
Jim Tressel1.00002002Ohio State
Larry Coker1.00002001Miami (FL)
Bob Stoops1.00002000Oklahoma
Bobby Bowden1.00001999Florida State
Bob Pruett1.00001999Marshall
Phillip Fulmer1.00001998Tennessee
Lloyd Carr1.00001997Michigan
Tom Osborne1.00001997Nebraska
Tom Osborne1.00001995Nebraska
Tom Osborne1.00001994Nebraska
Joe Paterno1.00001994Penn State
Terry Bowden1.00001993Auburn
Gene Stallings1.00001992Alabama
Dennis Erickson1.00001991Miami (FL)
Don James1.00001991Washington
Lou Holtz1.00001988Notre Dame
Jimmy Johnson1.00001987Miami (FL)
Joe Paterno1.00001986Penn State
LaVell Edwards1.00001984Brigham Young
Danny Ford1.00001981Clemson
Vince Dooley1.00001980Georgia
Bear Bryant1.00001979Alabama
Frank Burns1.00001976Rutgers
Johnny Majors1.00001976Pittsburgh
Bill Davidson1.00001975Arkansas State
Frank Kush1.00001975Arizona State
Barry Switzer1.00001974Oklahoma
Bill Mallory1.00001973Miami (OH)
Ara Parseghian1.00001973Notre Dame
Joe Paterno1.00001973Penn State
John McKay1.00001972Southern California
Bob Devaney1.00001971Nebraska
Jack Murphy1.00001971Toledo
Bob Blackman1.00001970Dartmouth
Frank Kush1.00001970Arizona State
Frank Lauterbur1.00001970Toledo
Don Coryell1.00001969San Diego State
Frank Lauterbur1.00001969Toledo
Joe Paterno1.00001969Penn State
Darrell Royal1.00001969Texas
Woody Hayes1.00001968Ohio State
Joe Paterno1.00001968Penn State
Bear Bryant1.00001966Alabama
Bob Blackman1.00001965Dartmouth
Frank Broyles1.00001964Arkansas
Richard Colman1.00001964Princeton
Darrell Royal1.00001963Texas
Bob Blackman1.00001962Dartmouth
John McKay1.00001962Southern California
John Vaught1.00001962Mississippi
John Bateman1.00001961Rutgers
Bear Bryant1.00001961Alabama
Jordan Olivar1.00001960Yale
Warren Woodson1.00001960New Mexico State
Ben Schwartzwalder1.00001959Syracuse
Paul Dietzel1.00001958Louisiana State
Dan Devine1.00001957Arizona State
Ralph Jordan1.00001957Auburn
Phil Dickens1.00001956Wyoming
Bud Wilkinson1.00001956Oklahoma
Bud Wilkinson1.00001955Oklahoma
Woody Hayes1.00001954Ohio State
Red Sanders1.00001954UCLA
Bud Wilkinson1.00001954Oklahoma
Bobby Dodd1.00001952Georgia Tech
Biggie Munn1.00001952Michigan State
Charles Caldwell1.00001951Princeton
Joe Kuharich1.00001951San Francisco
Biggie Munn1.00001951Michigan State
Jim Tatum1.00001951Maryland
Charles Caldwell1.00001950Princeton
Bowden Wyatt1.00001950Wyoming
Red Blaik1.00001949Army
Frank Leahy1.00001949Notre Dame
Bud Wilkinson1.00001949Oklahoma
Frank Howard1.00001948Clemson
Bennie Oosterbaan1.00001948Michigan
Fritz Crisler1.00001947Michigan
Frank Leahy1.00001947Notre Dame
Wallace Butts1.00001946Georgia
Warren Woodson1.00001946Hardin-Simmons
Red Blaik1.00001945Army
Jim Lookabaugh1.00001945Oklahoma State
Frank Thomas1.00001945Alabama
Red Blaik1.00001944Army
Frank Tritico1.00001944Randolph Field
Carroll Widdoes1.00001944Ohio State
Elmer Burnham1.00001943Purdue
Harold White1.00001943Colorado College
Bernie Bierman1.00001941Minnesota
Bernie Bierman1.00001940Minnesota
Frank Kimbrough1.00001940Hardin-Simmons
Frank Leahy1.00001940Boston College
Clark Shaughnessy1.00001940Stanford
Homer Norton1.00001939Texas A&M
Carl Snavely1.00001939Cornell
Jack Hagerty1.00001938Georgetown
Dutch Meyer1.00001938Texas Christian
Bob Neyland1.00001938Tennessee
Buck Shaw1.00001937Santa Clara
Bernie Bierman1.00001935Minnesota
Fritz Crisler1.00001935Princeton
Bernie Bierman1.00001934Minnesota
Frank Thomas1.00001934Alabama
Fritz Crisler1.00001933Princeton
Howard Jones1.00001932Southern California
Andrew Kerr1.00001932Colgate
Harry Kipke1.00001932Michigan
Ike Armstrong1.00001930Utah
Knute Rockne1.00001930Notre Dame
Wallace Wade1.00001930Alabama
Ike Armstrong1.00001929Utah
Bernie Bierman1.00001929Tulane
James Phelan1.00001929Purdue
Knute Rockne1.00001929Notre Dame
William Alexander1.00001928Georgia Tech
Gus Dorais1.00001928Detroit Mercy
Ike Armstrong1.00001926Utah
Jesse Hawley1.00001925Dartmouth
Wallace Wade1.00001925Alabama
Knute Rockne1.00001924Notre Dame
Gilmour Dobie1.00001923Cornell
Ewing Freeland1.00001923Southern Methodist
Tad Jones1.00001923Yale
Ray Morrison1.00001923Southern Methodist
Myron Witham1.00001923Colorado
Fielding Yost1.00001923Michigan
Robert Zuppke1.00001923Illinois
Gilmour Dobie1.00001922Cornell
Howard Jones1.00001922Iowa
Andy Smith1.00001922California
Ossie Solem1.00001922Drake
Gilmour Dobie1.00001921Cornell
Howard Jones1.00001921Iowa
Jock Sutherland1.00001921Lafayette
Knute Rockne1.00001920Notre Dame
Andy Smith1.00001920California
Berry Whitaker1.00001920Texas
Dana Bible1.00001919Texas A&M
Charley Moran1.00001919Centre
Knute Rockne1.00001919Notre Dame
Irving Barron1.00001918Colorado Mines
Charles Bernier1.00001918Virginia Tech
William Juneau1.00001918Texas
Bennie Owen1.00001918Oklahoma
R.B. Rutherford1.00001918Washington (MO)
Gifford Shaw1.00001918Presbyterian
Fielding Yost1.00001918Michigan
Dana Bible1.00001917Texas A&M
John Fike1.00001917Denver
John Heisman1.00001917Georgia Tech
Pop Warner1.00001917Pittsburgh
Charles Daly1.00001916Army
Pop Warner1.00001916Pittsburgh
John Wilce1.00001916Ohio State
Harry Hughes1.00001915Colorado State
Bennie Owen1.00001915Oklahoma
Jumbo Stiehm1.00001915Nebraska
Pop Warner1.00001915Pittsburgh
Dave Allerdice1.00001914Texas
Zora Clevenger1.00001914Tennessee
Charles Daly1.00001914Army
Jogger Elcock1.00001914Washington & Lee
Robert Zuppke1.00001914Illinois
Mike Donahue1.00001913Auburn
Jesse Harper1.00001913Notre Dame
Percy Haughton1.00001913Harvard
Amos Alonzo Stagg1.00001913Chicago
Jumbo Stiehm1.00001913Nebraska
Percy Haughton1.00001912Harvard
Bill Hollenback1.00001912Penn State
William Juneau1.00001912Wisconsin
Fred Folsom1.00001911Colorado
Fred Folsom1.00001910Colorado
Arthur Hall1.00001910Illinois
C.J. Rothget1.00001910Colorado College
Joseph Thompson1.00001910Pittsburgh
Hugo Bezdek1.00001909Arkansas
Fred Folsom1.00001909Colorado
Howard Jones1.00001909Yale
Doc Kennedy1.00001908Kansas
Charles Hutchins1.00001906Wisconsin
Jack Owsley1.00001905Yale
Amos Alonzo Stagg1.00001905Chicago
Dan McGugin1.00001904Vanderbilt
Henry Williams1.00001904Minnesota
Fielding Yost1.00001904Michigan
Fielding Yost1.00001902Michigan
Phil King1.00001901Wisconsin
William Reid1.00001901Harvard
Fielding Yost1.00001901Michigan
Malcolm McBride1.00001900Yale
Gustave Ferbert1.00001898Michigan
W. Cameron Forbes1.00001898Harvard
George Woodruff1.00001897Pennsylvania
George Woodruff1.00001895Pennsylvania
William Rhodes1.00001894Yale
George Woodruff1.00001894Pennsylvania
Wallie Winter1.00001893Minnesota
Knowlton Ames1.00001892Purdue
Walter Camp1.00001892Yale
Walter Camp1.00001891Yale
George Adams1.00001890Harvard
George Stewart1.00001890Harvard
Walter Camp1.00001888Yale

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