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Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Wins

Since 1869

Rank Coach W School w/ most W Notes
1.Joe Paterno 24 Penn State  
2.Bobby Bowden 22 Florida State W-L-T adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA.
3.Bear Bryant 15 Alabama  
4.Mack Brown 13 Texas  
5.Lou Holtz 12 Notre Dame  
 Tom Osborne 12 Nebraska  
7.Steve Spurrier 11 Florida  
8.Frank Beamer 10 Virginia Tech  
 Don James 10 Washington W-L-T adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA.
 John Vaught 10 Mississippi  
11.Barry Alvarez 9 Wisconsin W-L-T adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA.
 Bobby Dodd 9 Georgia Tech  
 Johnny Majors 9 Tennessee  
 Mark Richt 9 Georgia  
15.Terry Donahue 8 UCLA W-L-T adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA.
 Vince Dooley 8 Georgia  
 Phillip Fulmer 8 Tennessee W-L-T adjusted to 152-52 by NCAA.
 Urban Meyer 8 Florida  
 Tom O'Brien 8 Boston College  
 Gary Patterson 8 Texas Christian  
 John Robinson 8 Southern California  
 Darrell Royal 8 Texas  
 Nick Saban 8 Alabama W-L-T adjusted to 177-59-1 by NCAA.
 Jackie Sherrill 8 Mississippi State W-L-T adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA.
 Bob Stoops 8 Oklahoma  
 Barry Switzer 8 Oklahoma  
27.Pete Carroll 7 Southern California W-L-T adjusted to 83-19 by NCAA.
 Bob Devaney 7 Nebraska  
 Dan Devine 7 Missouri W-L-T adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA.
 Pat Dye 7 Auburn  
 LaVell Edwards 7 Brigham Young  
 Hayden Fry 7 Iowa W-L-T adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA.
 June Jones 7 Hawaii  
 Charles McClendon 7 Louisiana State W-L-T adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA.
 Les Miles 7 Louisiana State  
 Gary Pinkel 7 Missouri  
 Bill Snyder 7 Kansas State  
 Tommy Tuberville 7 Auburn  
 Kyle Whittingham 7 Utah  
40.Mike Bellotti 6 Oregon  
 Jeff Bower 6 Southern Mississippi W-L-T adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA.
 Earle Bruce 6 Ohio State  
 Lloyd Carr 6 Michigan  
 Dick Crum 6 North Carolina  
 Fisher DeBerry 6 Air Force  
 Kirk Ferentz 6 Iowa  
 Danny Ford 6 Clemson W-L-T adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA.
 Mike Gundy 6 Oklahoma State  
 Frank Kush 6 Arizona State  
 John McKay 6 Southern California  
 Bronco Mendenhall 6 Brigham Young  
 Paul Pasqualoni 6 Syracuse  
 Mike Riley 6 Oregon State  
 Howard Schnellenberger 6 Louisville  
 Gene Stallings 6 Alabama W-L-T adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA.
 Jim Tressel 6 Ohio State W-L-T adjusted to 94-21 by NCAA.
 Bud Wilkinson 6 Oklahoma  
 Warren Woodson 6 New Mexico State  
 Bill Yeoman 6 Houston  
60.Wallace Butts 5 Georgia  
 John Cooper 5 Ohio State  
 Mark Dantonio 5 Michigan State  
 Butch Davis 5 Miami (FL) W-L-T adjusted to 63-43 by NCAA.
 Dennis Erickson 5 Miami (FL)  
 Ralph Friedgen 5 Maryland  
 Todd Graham 5 Tulsa  
 Woody Hayes 5 Ohio State  
 Howard Jones 5 Southern California  
 Ralph Jordan 5 Auburn W-L-T adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA.
 Brian Kelly 5 Notre Dame  
 Mike Leach 5 Texas Tech  
 Glen Mason 5 Minnesota  
 Rick Neuheisel 5 Washington  
 George O'Leary 5 Central Florida  
 Chris Petersen 5 Boise State  
 Bob Pruett 5 Marshall  
 Rich Rodriguez 5 West Virginia  
 Bo Schembechler 5 Michigan  
 Greg Schiano 5 Rutgers  
 Jim Sweeney 5 Fresno State W-L-T adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA.
 Jeff Tedford 5 California  
 Dick Tomey 5 Arizona  
 George Welsh 5 Virginia  
 Jim Young 5 Army  
85.Chuck Amato 4 North Carolina State  
 Bill Battle 4 Tennessee  
 Rich Brooks 4 Oregon W-L-T adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA.
 Frank Broyles 4 Arkansas  
 Larry Coker 4 Miami (FL)  
 David Cutcliffe 4 Mississippi  
 Jim Donnan 4 Georgia  
 Jimbo Fisher 4 Florida State  
 Ray Graves 4 Florida  
 Ken Hatfield 4 Arkansas  
 Pat Hill 4 Fresno State  
 Mark Hudspeth 4 Louisiana-Lafayette  
 Paul Johnson 4 Georgia Tech W-L-T adjusted to 103-64 by NCAA.
 Dirk Koetter 4 Arizona State  
 Bill Mallory 4 Indiana W-L-T adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA.
 Gary Moeller 4 Michigan  
 Jess Neely 4 Rice  
 Don Nehlen 4 West Virginia  
 Houston Nutt 4 Arkansas  
 Bo Pelini 4 Nebraska  
 Bobby Petrino 4 Louisville  
 Bobby Ross 4 Maryland  
 Frank Solich 4 Ohio  
 Kevin Sumlin 4 Houston  
 Dabo Swinney 4 Clemson  
 Grant Teaff 4 Baylor  
 Frank Thomas 4 Alabama  
 Joe Tiller 4 Purdue  
113.William Alexander 3 Georgia Tech  
 David Bailiff 3 Rice  
 Dana Bible 3 Texas A&M  
 Bret Bielema 3 Wisconsin  
 Tommy Bowden 3 Clemson  
 Billy Brewer 3 Mississippi W-L-T adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA.
 Troy Calhoun 3 Air Force  
 Gene Chizik 3 Auburn  
 Jerry Claiborne 3 Maryland  
 Bobby Collins 3 Southern Mississippi W-L-T adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA.
 Eddie Crowder 3 Colorado  
 Gerry DiNardo 3 Louisiana State W-L-T adjusted to 60-76-1 by NCAA.
 Bill Dooley 3 North Carolina W-L-T adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA.
 Randy Edsall 3 Connecticut  
 Rip Engle 3 Penn State  
 Chuck Fairbanks 3 Oklahoma  
 Larry Fedora 3 Southern Mississippi  
 Dennis Franchione 3 New Mexico  
 James Franklin 3 Vanderbilt  
 Jim Grobe 3 Wake Forest  
 Al Groh 3 Virginia  
 Doc Holliday 3 Marshall  
 Skip Holtz 3 East Carolina  
 Frank Howard 3 Clemson  
 Jimmy Johnson 3 Miami (FL)  
 Pat Jones 3 Oklahoma State  
 Jim Leavitt 3 South Florida  
 Sonny Lubick 3 Colorado State W-L-T adjusted to 109-73 by NCAA.
 Dick MacPherson 3 Syracuse  
 Mark Mangino 3 Kansas  
 Ron McBride 3 Utah  
 Dan McCarney 3 Iowa State W-L-T adjusted to 79-111 by NCAA.
 Bill McCartney 3 Colorado  
 Dutch Meyer 3 Texas Christian  
 Dan Mullen 3 Mississippi State  
 Ken Niumatalolo 3 Navy  
 Ara Parseghian 3 Notre Dame  
 Ray Perkins 3 Alabama  
 George Perles 3 Michigan State W-L-T adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA.
 Warren Powers 3 Missouri W-L-T adjusted to 53-37-3 by NCAA.
 Mike Price 3 Washington State  
 Steve Sarkisian 3 Washington  
 R.C. Slocum 3 Texas A&M  
 Larry Smith 3 Arizona  
 Bruce Snyder 3 Arizona State W-L-T adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA.
 Charlie Strong 3 Louisville  
 Jim Tatum 3 Maryland  
 Bill Walsh 3 Stanford  
 Tommy West 3 Memphis  
162.Fred Akers 2 Texas  
 Tom Amstutz 2 Toledo  
 Chris Ault 2 Nevada  
 Gary Barnett 2 Colorado W-L-T adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA.
 John Barnhill 2 Tennessee  
 Emory Bellard 2 Texas A&M  
 Jack Bicknell 2 Boston College  
 Gary Blackney 2 Bowling Green State  
 Larry Blakeney 2 Troy  
 Terry Bowden 2 Auburn  
 Gregg Brandon 2 Bowling Green State  
 John Bridgers 2 Baylor  
 Art Briles 2 Baylor  
 Mike Brumbelow 2 Texas-El Paso  
 Matt Campbell 2 Toledo  
 Jim Carlen 2 South Carolina  
 Len Casanova 2 Oregon  
 Blair Cherry 2 Texas  
 Jeff Cravath 2 Southern California  
 Bill Curry 2 Georgia Tech  
 Doug Dickey 2 Florida  
 Paul Dietzel 2 Louisiana State  
 Robert Dobbs 2 Texas-El Paso  
 Dave Doeren 2 Northern Illinois  
 Spike Dykes 2 Texas Tech  
 Ray Eliot 2 Illinois  
 Eddie Erdelatz 2 Navy  
 Forest Evashevski 2 Iowa  
 Hugh Freeze 2 Mississippi  
 Henry Frnka 2 Tulsa  
 Chan Gailey 2 Georgia Tech  
 Gary Gibbs 2 Oklahoma  
 Ray Goff 2 Georgia  
 Walt Harris 2 Pittsburgh  
 Bryan Harsin 2 Boise State  
 Dan Hawkins 2 Boise State  
 Mark Helfrich 2 Oregon  
 Gus Henderson 2 Southern California  
 Brady Hoke 2 Ball State  
 Butch Jones 2 Central Michigan  
 Chip Kelly 2 Oregon  
 Joe Kerbel 2 West Texas A&M  
 Frank Kimbrough 2 West Texas A&M  
 Frank Lauterbur 2 Toledo  
 Tony Levine 2 Houston  
 Steve Logan 2 East Carolina  
 Rocky Long 2 New Mexico  
 Jim Lookabaugh 2 Oklahoma State  
 John Mackovic 2 Texas  
 Doug Marrone 2 Syracuse  
 Ruffin McNeill 2 East Carolina  
 Jim Mora 2 UCLA  
 Charley Moran 2 Centre  
 Bill Murray 2 Duke  
 Will Muschamp 2 Florida  
 Bob Neyland 2 Tennessee  
 Homer Norton 2 Texas A&M  
 Jim Owens 2 Washington  
 Charley Pell 2 Florida  
 Tommy Prothro 2 Oregon State  
 John Ralston 2 Stanford  
 Bo Rein 2 North Carolina State  
 Chris Scelfo 2 Tulane  
 Ben Schwartzwalder 2 Syracuse  
 David Shaw 2 Stanford  
 Dick Sheridan 2 North Carolina State  
 Jim Stanley 2 Oklahoma State  
 Steve Stripling 2 Cincinnati  
 Carl Torbush 2 North Carolina  
 Wallace Wade 2 Duke  
 Charlie Weatherbie 2 Louisiana-Monroe  
 DeWitt Weaver 2 Texas Tech  
 Matt Wells 2 Utah State  
 Bobby Williams 2 Michigan State  
 Tom Wilson 2 Texas A&M  
 Bob Woodruff 2 Florida  
 Bowden Wyatt 2 Tennessee  
239.Steve Addazio 1 Boston College  
 Robb Akey 1 Idaho  
 Stub Allison 1 California  
 Gary Andersen 1 Utah State  
 Mike Archer 1 Louisiana State  
 Ike Armstrong 1 Utah  
 Dino Babers 1 Bowling Green State  
 Kent Baer 1 San Jose State  
 Willis Barnes 1 New Mexico  
 Alex Bell 1 Villanova  
 Madison Bell 1 Southern Methodist  
 Phil Bennett 1 Southern Methodist  
 Hugo Bezdek 1 Penn State  
 Bill Blankenship 1 Tulsa  
 Sam Boyd 1 Baylor  
 Jeff Brohm 1 Western Kentucky  
 John Bunting 1 North Carolina  
 Jim Caldwell 1 Wake Forest  
 Bill Callahan 1 Nebraska  
 Bud Carson 1 Georgia Tech  
 Dave Christensen 1 Wyoming  
 Paul Chryst 1 Pittsburgh  
 Lee Corso 1 Indiana  
 Don Coryell 1 San Diego State  
 Tom Coughlin 1 Boston College  
 Ted Cox 1 Tulane  
 Fritz Crisler 1 Michigan  
 Mario Cristobal 1 Florida International  
 Sylvester Croom 1 Mississippi State  
 Jimmy Crowley 1 Fordham  
 Fran Curci 1 Kentucky W-L-T adjusted to 56-64-2 by NCAA.
 Jack Curtice 1 Utah  
 Duffy Daugherty 1 Michigan State  
 Paul Davis 1 Mississippi State  
 Dudley DeGroot 1 New Mexico  
 Tim DeRuyter 1 Fresno State  
 Phil Dickens 1 Wyoming  
 Darrell Dickey 1 North Texas  
 Bill Doba 1 Washington State  
 Glenn Dobbs 1 Tulsa  
 Jack Doland 1 McNeese State  
 Derek Dooley 1 Louisiana Tech  
 Karl Dorrell 1 UCLA  
 Red Drew 1 Alabama  
 Lloyd Eaton 1 Wyoming  
 Earle Edwards 1 North Carolina State  
 Rich Ellerson 1 Army  
 Bump Elliott 1 Michigan  
 Pete Elliott 1 Illinois  
 Dan Enos 1 Central Michigan  
 Steve Fairchild 1 Colorado State  
 Gerry Faust 1 Akron  
 Wesley Fesler 1 Ohio State  
 Robert Fisher 1 Harvard  
 Pat Fitzgerald 1 Northwestern  
 Kyle Flood 1 Rutgers  
 Justin Fuente 1 Memphis  
 Bill Fulcher 1 Georgia Tech  
 Claude Gilbert 1 San Diego State W-L-T adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA.
 Keith Gilbertson 1 California  
 Joe Glenn 1 Wyoming  
 Marshall Glenn 1 West Virginia  
 Vee Green 1 Drake  
 Arthur Guepe 1 Virginia  
 Lance Guidry 1 Miami (OH)  
 Andy Gustafson 1 Miami (FL)  
 John Gutekunst 1 Minnesota  
 Paul Hackett 1 Southern California  
 Galen Hall 1 Florida  
 Curley Hallman 1 Southern Mississippi  
 Jim Harbaugh 1 Stanford  
 Wayne Hardin 1 Temple  
 Jack Harding 1 Miami (FL)  
 Jim Harkema 1 Eastern Michigan  
 Dan Henning 1 Boston College  
 James Hickey 1 North Carolina  
 Jess Hill 1 Southern California  
 Terry Hoeppner 1 Miami (OH)  
 Dana Holgorsen 1 West Virginia  
 Danny Hope 1 Purdue  
 Jeff Horton 1 Nevada-Las Vegas  
 Harvey Hyde 1 Nevada-Las Vegas W-L-T adjusted to 15-30-1 by NCAA.
 Jeff Jagodzinski 1 Boston College  
 Bobby Johnson 1 Vanderbilt  
 Frank Jones 1 Richmond  
 Ernie Jorge 1 Pacific  
 Al Kawal 1 Temple  
 Ed Kezirian 1 UCLA  
 Billy Kinard 1 Mississippi  
 Kliff Kingsbury 1 Texas Tech  
 Jimmy Kitts 1 Rice  
 Vic Koenning 1 Wyoming  
 Steve Kragthorpe 1 Tulsa  
 Jim Lambright 1 Washington  
 Maxie Lambright 1 Louisiana Tech  
 Frank Leahy 1 Notre Dame  
 Clyde Lee 1 Houston  
 Bill Lewis 1 East Carolina  
 Lou Little 1 Columbia  
 Slip Madigan 1 Saint Mary's (CA)  
 Frank Maloney 1 Syracuse  
 Abe Martin 1 Texas Christian  
 Tom Matukewicz 1 Northern Illinois  
 Dave McClain 1 Wisconsin  
 Rube McCray 1 William & Mary  
 Jim McElwain 1 Colorado State  
 Allyn McKeen 1 Mississippi State  
 Mac McWhorter 1 Georgia Tech  
 David McWilliams 1 Texas  
 Jack Meagher 1 Auburn  
 Rick Minter 1 Cincinnati  
 Jack Mitchell 1 Kansas W-L-T adjusted to 73-60-7 by NCAA.
 Jack Mollenkopf 1 Purdue  
 Bernie Moore 1 Louisiana State  
 Biggie Munn 1 Michigan State  
 Billy Murphy 1 Memphis  
 Jack Murphy 1 Toledo  
 Hook Mylin 1 Bucknell  
 Ray Nagel 1 Utah  
 Joe Novak 1 Northern Illinois  
 Mike O'Cain 1 North Carolina State  
 Jordan Olivar 1 Yale  
 Al Onofrio 1 Missouri  
 Bennie Oosterbaan 1 Michigan  
 Ed Orgeron 1 Mississippi  
 Bill Peterson 1 Florida State  
 Jim Pittman 1 Tulane  
 Edwin Price 1 Texas  
 Jeff Quinn 1 Buffalo  
 David Rader 1 Tulsa  
 Paul Rhoads 1 Iowa State  
 Knute Rockne 1 Notre Dame  
 Darryl Rogers 1 Arizona State  
 Brad Scott 1 South Carolina  
 Scott Shafer 1 Syracuse  
 Clark Shaughnessy 1 Tulane  
 Buck Shaw 1 Santa Clara  
 Terry Shea 1 San Jose State  
 Joseph Sheeketski 1 Nevada  
 Bo Sherman 1 George Washington  
 Mike Shula 1 Alabama W-L-T adjusted to 10-23 by NCAA.
 Andy Smith 1 California  
 John Smith 1 Louisville  
 Mark Snyder 1 Marshall  
 Frank Spaziani 1 Boston College  
 Cliff Speegle 1 Oklahoma State  
 Clarence Stasavich 1 East Carolina  
 Bill Stewart 1 West Virginia  
 Lon Stiner 1 Oregon State  
 Harry Stiteler 1 Texas A&M  
 Chuck Stobart 1 Memphis W-L-T adjusted to 70-83-3 by NCAA.
 Rick Stockstill 1 Middle Tennessee State  
 Mike Stoops 1 Arizona  
 Jock Sutherland 1 Pittsburgh  
 Charlie Tate 1 Miami (FL)  
 Eddie Teague 1 Citadel  
 Lou Tepper 1 Illinois  
 John Thompson 1 East Carolina  
 Chris Thomsen 1 Texas Tech  
 Tiny Thornhill 1 Stanford  
 Jeff Tisdel 1 Nevada  
 Bob Toledo 1 UCLA  
 Ted Tollner 1 San Diego State  
 Chris Tormey 1 Idaho  
 Ron Turner 1 Illinois  
 Bob Tyler 1 Mississippi State W-L-T adjusted to 23-53-2 by NCAA.
 Dick Vermeil 1 UCLA  
 Robert Voigts 1 Northwestern  
 Bob Wagner 1 Hawaii  
 D.C. Walker 1 Wake Forest  
 Dave Wannstedt 1 Pittsburgh  
 Dallas Ward 1 Colorado  
 Murray Warmath 1 Minnesota  
 Pop Warner 1 Carlisle  
 Bill Weeks 1 New Mexico  
 Charlie Weis 1 Notre Dame  
 Tyrone Willingham 1 Stanford  
 Fielding Yost 1 Michigan  
 Ron Zook 1 Illinois