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1941 Coaches

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National Champion: Minnesota (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Bruce Smith (Minnesota)

AP First #1: Minnesota ▪ AP Final #1: Minnesota

108 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Bernie Bierman Minnesota Western 8 0 0 1.000
2 Frank Leahy Notre Dame Ind 8 0 1 .944
3 Wallace Wade Duke Southern 9 1 0 .900
4 Jimmy Crowley Fordham Ind 8 1 0 .889
5 Frank Murray Virginia Ind 8 1 0 .889
6 George Munger Pennsylvania Ind 7 1 0 .875
7 Ike Armstrong Utah MSAC 6 0 2 .875
8 Wallace Butts Georgia SEC 9 1 1 .864
9 Dana Bible Texas SWC 8 1 1 .850
10 Allyn McKeen Mississippi State SEC 8 1 1 .850
11 Swede Larson Navy Ind 7 1 1 .833
12 Homer Norton Texas A&M SWC 9 2 0 .818
13 Frank Thomas Alabama SEC 9 2 0 .818
14 Paul Brown Ohio State Western 6 1 1 .813
15 Fritz Crisler Michigan Western 6 1 1 .813
16 John Barnhill Tennessee SEC 8 2 0 .800
17 Jack Curtice West Texas A&M BIAA 8 2 0 .800
18 Don Faurot Missouri Big 6 8 2 0 .800
19 Henry Frnka Tulsa MVC 8 2 0 .800
20 Jack Harding Miami (FL) Ind 8 2 0 .800
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Red Sanders Vanderbilt SEC 8 2 0 .800
22 Lon Stiner Oregon State PCC 8 2 0 .800
23 Gus Dorais Detroit Mercy Ind 7 2 0 .778
24 Bob Higgins Penn State Ind 7 2 0 .778
25 Frank Howard Clemson Southern 7 2 0 .778
26 Ray Morrison Temple Ind 7 2 0 .778
27 Harry Mehre Mississippi SEC 6 2 1 .722
28 Miles Casteel Arizona BIAA 7 3 0 .700
29 Denny Myers Boston College Ind 7 3 0 .700
30 Ossie Solem Syracuse Ind 5 2 1 .688
31 Dutch Meyer Texas Christian SWC 7 3 1 .682
32 Warren Woodson Hardin-Simmons BIAA 7 3 1 .682
33 Doug Fessenden Montana PCC 6 3 0 .667
34 Snorter Luster Oklahoma Big 6 6 3 0 .667
35 Clark Shaughnessy Stanford PCC 6 3 0 .667
36 Buck Shaw Santa Clara Ind 6 3 0 .667
37 Jess Neely Rice SWC 6 3 1 .650
38 Harry Hughes Colorado State MSAC 4 2 1 .643
39 Pappy Waldorf Northwestern Western 5 3 0 .625
40 Charlie Bachman Michigan State Ind 5 3 1 .611
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Red Blaik Army Ind 5 3 1 .611
42 Jeff Cravath San Francisco Ind 6 4 0 .600
43 O.E. Hollingbery Washington State PCC 6 4 0 .600
44 Jimmy Kitts Virginia Tech Southern 6 4 0 .600
45 Bo Rowland Citadel Southern 4 3 1 .563
46 Red Dawson Tulane SEC 5 4 0 .556
47 Jack Hagerty Georgetown Ind 5 4 0 .556
48 A.D. Kirwan Kentucky SEC 5 4 0 .556
49 Jim Lookabaugh Oklahoma State MVC 5 4 0 .556
50 James Phelan Washington PCC 5 4 0 .556
51 Skip Stahley Brown Ind 5 4 0 .556
52 Red Strader Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 5 4 0 .556
53 Cac Hubbard Denver MSAC 4 3 2 .556
54 Edwin Kimball Brigham Young MSAC 4 3 2 .556
55 Ted Shipkey New Mexico BIAA 5 4 1 .550
56 Madison Bell Southern Methodist SWC 5 5 0 .500
57 Marty Brill Loyola Marymount Ind 5 5 0 .500
58 Babe Horrell UCLA PCC 5 5 1 .500
59 Dixie Howell Arizona State BIAA 5 5 1 .500
60 Tex Oliver Oregon PCC 5 5 0 .500
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Skip Palrang Creighton MVC 5 5 0 .500
62 D.C. Walker Wake Forest Southern 5 5 1 .500
63 Rex Enright South Carolina Southern 4 4 1 .500
64 Herb Kopf Manhattan Ind 4 4 1 .500
65 Bernie Moore Louisiana State SEC 4 4 2 .500
66 Joseph Sheeketski Holy Cross Ind 4 4 2 .500
67 Andrew Kerr Colgate Ind 3 3 2 .500
68 Saint Louis MVC 4 5 1 .450
69 Vee Green Drake MVC 4 5 1 .450
70 Jack Meagher Auburn SEC 4 5 1 .450
71 Mack Saxon Texas-El Paso BIAA 4 5 1 .450
72 Stub Allison California PCC 4 5 0 .444
73 Biff Jones Nebraska Big 6 4 5 0 .444
74 Frank Loebs Washington (MO) MVC 4 5 0 .444
75 Francis Schmidt Idaho PCC 4 5 0 .444
76 Tom Stidham Marquette Ind 4 5 0 .444
77 Jim Yeager Colorado MSAC 3 4 1 .438
78 Tom Lieb Florida SEC 4 6 0 .400
79 Jack Faber Maryland Southern 3 5 1 .389
80 Edward Anderson Iowa Western 3 5 0 .375
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Lou Little Columbia Ind 3 5 0 .375
82 Maurice Moulder Northern Arizona BIAA 3 5 0 .375
83 Harry Stuhldreher Wisconsin Western 3 5 0 .375
84 Frank Kimbrough Baylor SWC 3 6 1 .350
85 William Alexander Georgia Tech SEC 3 6 0 .333
86 Charles Bowser Pittsburgh Ind 3 6 0 .333
87 Gwinn Henry Kansas Big 6 3 6 0 .333
88 Hobbs Adams Kansas State Big 6 2 5 2 .333
89 Mal Elward Purdue Western 2 5 1 .313
90 Puggy Hunton Gonzaga Ind 3 7 0 .300
91 Fred Thomsen Arkansas SWC 3 7 0 .300
92 Raymond Wolf North Carolina Southern 3 7 0 .300
93 Jenks Gillem Sewanee Ind 2 5 0 .286
94 Sam Barry Southern California PCC 2 6 1 .278
95 Ray Donels Iowa State Big 6 2 6 1 .278
96 Bo McMillin Indiana Western 2 6 0 .250
97 Bunny Oakes Wyoming MSAC 2 7 1 .250
98 Tad Wieman Princeton Ind 2 6 0 .250
99 Robert Zuppke Illinois Western 2 6 0 .250
100 Gene McEver Davidson Southern 1 6 3 .250
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Julius Johnston New Mexico State BIAA 2 7 0 .222
102 Mal Stevens New York University Ind 2 7 0 .222
103 Glenn Thistlethwaite Richmond Southern 2 7 0 .222
104 Riley Smith Washington & Lee Southern 1 6 2 .222
105 Bill Reinhard George Washington Southern 1 7 1 .167
106 Spike Nelson Yale Ind 1 7 0 .125
107 Jake Hanna Centenary (LA) Ind 0 8 2 .100
108 E. Lowell Romney Utah State MSAC 0 8 0 .000