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1937 Coaches

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National Champion: Pittsburgh (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Clint Frank (Yale)

AP First #1: California ▪ AP Final #1: Pittsburgh

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117 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Buck Shaw Santa Clara Ind 9 0 0 1.000
2 Stub Allison California PCC 10 0 1 .955
3 Jock Sutherland Pittsburgh Ind 9 0 1 .950
4 Jimmy Crowley Fordham Ind 7 0 1 .938
5 Frank Thomas Alabama SEC 9 1 0 .900
6 Bunny Oakes Colorado RMC 8 1 0 .889
7 Red Blaik Dartmouth Ind 7 0 2 .889
8 Doug Fessenden Montana PCC 7 1 0 .875
9 Marshall Glenn West Virginia Ind 8 1 1 .850
10 Raymond Wolf North Carolina Southern 7 1 1 .833
11 Bernie Moore Louisiana State SEC 9 2 0 .818
12 Ducky Pond Yale Ind 6 1 1 .813
13 Charlie Bachman Michigan State Ind 8 2 0 .800
14 Frank Dobson Maryland Southern 8 2 0 .800
15 Vee Green Drake MVC 8 2 0 .800
16 Tex Oliver Arizona BIAA 8 2 0 .800
17 Mack Saxon Texas-El Paso BIAA 7 1 2 .800
18 Gar Davidson Army Ind 7 2 0 .778
19 Gerald Hines New Mexico State BIAA 7 2 0 .778
20 Ray Morrison Vanderbilt SEC 7 2 0 .778
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Biff Jones Nebraska Big 6 6 1 2 .778
22 Wallace Wade Duke Southern 7 2 1 .750
23 Bernie Bierman Minnesota Western 6 2 0 .750
24 Francis Schmidt Ohio State Western 6 2 0 .750
25 James Phelan Washington PCC 7 2 2 .727
26 Elmer Layden Notre Dame Ind 6 2 1 .722
27 Gus Dorais Detroit Mercy Ind 7 3 0 .700
28 Morley Jennings Baylor SWC 7 3 0 .700
29 Vic Hurt Tulsa MVC 6 2 2 .700
30 Fred Thomsen Arkansas SWC 6 2 2 .700
31 Dick Harlow Harvard Ind 5 2 1 .688
32 Carl Snavely Cornell Ind 5 2 1 .688
33 Ossie Solem Syracuse Ind 5 2 1 .688
34 Jack Meagher Auburn SEC 6 2 3 .682
35 Pete Cawthon Texas Tech BIAA 8 4 0 .667
36 Edwin Kimball Brigham Young RMC 6 3 0 .667
37 William Saunders Denver RMC 6 3 0 .667
38 Homer Norton Texas A&M SWC 5 2 2 .667
39 Tom Stidham Oklahoma Big 6 5 2 2 .667
40 William Alexander Georgia Tech SEC 6 3 1 .650
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Chick Meehan Manhattan Ind 6 3 1 .650
42 Bob Neyland Tennessee SEC 6 3 1 .650
43 Tatum Gressette Citadel Southern 7 4 0 .636
44 Jimmy Kitts Rice SWC 6 3 2 .636
45 Harry Mehre Georgia SEC 6 3 2 .636
46 Curtis Player Centenary (LA) Ind 6 3 3 .625
47 Ike Armstrong Utah RMC 5 3 0 .625
48 Bob Higgins Penn State Ind 5 3 0 .625
49 Bo McMillin Indiana Western 5 3 0 .625
50 Paul Wright Western State RMC 5 3 0 .625
51 Ted Bank Idaho PCC 4 2 2 .625
52 Clipper Smith Duquesne Ind 6 4 0 .600
53 Mal Elward Purdue Western 4 3 1 .563
54 Harry Stuhldreher Wisconsin Western 4 3 1 .563
55 DeOrmond McLaughry Brown Ind 5 4 0 .556
56 Mal Stevens New York University Ind 5 4 0 .556
57 W.T. VandeGraaff Colorado College RMC 5 4 0 .556
58 Slip Madigan Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 4 3 2 .556
59 Tiny Thornhill Stanford PCC 4 3 2 .556
60 Pop Warner Temple Ind 3 2 4 .556
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Red Dawson Tulane SEC 5 4 1 .550
62 Ralph Sasse Mississippi State SEC 5 4 1 .550
63 Glenn Thistlethwaite Richmond Southern 5 4 1 .550
64 Garrett Arbelbide Northern Arizona BIAA 5 5 0 .500
65 Henry Redd Virginia Tech Southern 5 5 0 .500
66 Fritz Crisler Princeton Ind 4 4 0 .500
67 Gilmour Dobie Boston College Ind 4 4 1 .500
68 Jack Harding Miami (FL) Ind 4 4 1 .500
69 Hank Hardwick Navy Ind 4 4 1 .500
70 Howard Jones Southern California PCC 4 4 2 .500
71 Harry Kipke Michigan Western 4 4 0 .500
72 Dutch Meyer Texas Christian SWC 4 4 2 .500
73 Jess Neely Clemson Southern 4 4 1 .500
74 Ted Shipkey New Mexico BIAA 4 4 1 .500
75 Pappy Waldorf Northwestern Western 4 4 0 .500
76 O.E. Hollingbery Washington State PCC 3 3 3 .500
77 Al Humphreys Bucknell Ind 3 3 2 .500
78 Lon Stiner Oregon State PCC 3 3 3 .500
79 Robert Zuppke Illinois Western 3 3 2 .500
80 Don McCallister South Carolina Southern 5 6 1 .458
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Madison Bell Southern Methodist SWC 5 6 0 .455
82 George Malley San Francisco Ind 4 5 1 .450
83 Ed Walker Mississippi SEC 4 5 1 .450
84 Wesley Fry Kansas State Big 6 4 5 0 .444
85 Tex Tilson Washington & Lee Southern 4 5 0 .444
86 Adrian Lindsey Kansas Big 6 3 4 2 .444
87 Jack Croft Montana State RMC 3 4 1 .438
88 James Pixlee George Washington Ind 3 4 1 .438
89 Prink Callison Oregon PCC 4 6 0 .400
90 Jimmy Conzelman Washington (MO) MVC 4 6 0 .400
91 Ted Cox Oklahoma State MVC 4 6 0 .400
92 C.A. Wynne Kentucky SEC 4 6 0 .400
93 Andrew Kerr Colgate Ind 3 5 0 .375
94 Jack Hagerty Georgetown Ind 2 4 2 .375
95 Josh Cody Florida SEC 4 7 0 .364
96 Tom Lieb Loyola Marymount Ind 4 7 0 .364
97 Don Faurot Missouri Big 6 3 6 1 .350
98 Paddy Driscoll Marquette Ind 3 6 0 .333
99 D.C. Walker Wake Forest Southern 3 6 0 .333
100 Jim Yeager Iowa State Big 6 3 6 0 .333
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Lou Little Columbia Ind 2 5 2 .333
102 Harvey Harman Pennsylvania Ind 2 5 1 .313
103 William Kern Carnegie Mellon Ind 2 5 1 .313
104 Mike Pecarovich Gonzaga Ind 2 6 2 .300
105 John Mason Colorado Mines RMC 2 5 0 .286
106 Dana Bible Texas SWC 2 6 1 .278
107 William Spaulding UCLA PCC 2 6 1 .278
108 J.W. Hancock Northern Colorado RMC 2 6 0 .250
109 Heck Clark Sewanee SEC 2 7 0 .222
110 Frank Murray Virginia Southern 2 7 0 .222
111 Marchy Schwartz Creighton MVC 2 7 0 .222
112 Gene McEver Davidson Southern 2 8 0 .200
113 Clark Shaughnessy Chicago Western 1 6 0 .143
114 Harry Hughes Colorado State RMC 1 7 0 .125
115 Irl Tubbs Iowa Western 1 7 0 .125
116 Rudy Lavik Arizona State BIAA 0 8 1 .056
117 Elmer Holm Washburn MVC 0 10 0 .000