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Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Win-Loss Percentage

  • Minimum 10 games.

Since 1869

Rank Coach Pct School w/ most W Notes
1.Urban Meyer .8182 Florida  
2.Tom O'Brien .8000 Boston College  
3.Pat Dye .7500 Auburn  
4.Bob Devaney .7000 Nebraska  
 Dan Devine .7000 Missouri W-L-T adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA.
 June Jones .7000 Hawaii  
7.Barry Alvarez .6923 Wisconsin W-L-T adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA.
 Bobby Dodd .6923 Georgia Tech  
9.Bobby Bowden .6818 Florida State W-L-T adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA.
10.Don James .6667 Washington W-L-T adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA.
11.Joe Paterno .6622 Penn State  
12.Terry Donahue .6539 UCLA W-L-T adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA.
13.Gary Patterson .6429 Texas Christian  
 Mark Richt .6429 Georgia  
15.Gary Pinkel .6364 Missouri  
16.Mack Brown .6190 Texas  
17.Barry Switzer .6154 Oklahoma  
18.Mike Gundy .6000 Oklahoma State  
 Jim Tressel .6000 Ohio State W-L-T adjusted to 94-21 by NCAA.
20.Lou Holtz .5909 Notre Dame  
 Bill Yeoman .5909 Houston  
22.Les Miles .5714 Louisiana State  
 Jackie Sherrill .5714 Mississippi State W-L-T adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA.
24.Johnny Majors .5625 Tennessee  
25.John Vaught .5556 Mississippi  
26.Bear Bryant .5517 Alabama  
27.Jeff Bower .5454 Southern Mississippi W-L-T adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA.
 Earle Bruce .5454 Ohio State  
 Mike Leach .5454 Texas Tech  
 Bronco Mendenhall .5454 Brigham Young  
31.Charles McClendon .5385 Louisiana State W-L-T adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA.
 Tommy Tuberville .5385 Auburn  
33.Phillip Fulmer .5333 Tennessee W-L-T adjusted to 152-52 by NCAA.
34.Darrell Royal .5312 Texas  
35.Steve Spurrier .5238 Florida  
36.Mike Bellotti .5000 Oregon  
 Fisher DeBerry .5000 Air Force  
 Rich Rodriguez .5000 West Virginia  
 Nick Saban .5000 Alabama W-L-T adjusted to 191-60-1 by NCAA.
 Bob Stoops .5000 Oklahoma  
41.Tom Osborne .4800 Nebraska  
42.Frank Beamer .4783 Virginia Tech  
43.Lloyd Carr .4615 Michigan  
 Kirk Ferentz .4615 Iowa  
45.Woody Hayes .4546 Ohio State  
 George O'Leary .4546 Central Florida  
47.Vince Dooley .4500 Georgia  
48.Hayden Fry .4412 Iowa W-L-T adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA.
49.Dennis Erickson .4167 Miami (FL)  
 Ralph Jordan .4167 Auburn W-L-T adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA.
51.Bill Snyder .4118 Kansas State  
52.Frank Broyles .4000 Arkansas  
 Ken Hatfield .4000 Arkansas  
 Bill Mallory .4000 Indiana W-L-T adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA.
55.Pat Hill .3636 Fresno State  
 Paul Johnson .3636 Georgia Tech W-L-T adjusted to 106-73 by NCAA.
 Joe Tiller .3636 Purdue  
58.John Cooper .3571 Ohio State  
59.Larry Smith .3500 Arizona  
60.LaVell Edwards .3409 Brigham Young  
61.Frank Solich .3333 Ohio  
 George Welsh .3333 Virginia  
63.Don Nehlen .3077 West Virginia  
64.Bill Dooley .3000 North Carolina W-L-T adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA.
 Rocky Long .3000 New Mexico  
66.Bo Schembechler .2941 Michigan  
67.Jerry Claiborne .2727 Maryland  
 R.C. Slocum .2727 Texas A&M  
69.Fred Akers .2000 Texas  
 Chris Ault .2000 Nevada