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1944 Coaches

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National Champion: Army (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Les Horvath (Ohio State)

AP First #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Army

90 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Frank Tritico Randolph Field Ind 12 0 0 1.000
2 Red Blaik Army Ind 9 0 0 1.000
3 Carroll Widdoes Ohio State Western 9 0 0 1.000
4 Norman Naval Air Station Ind 6 0 0 1.000
5 Howard Odell Yale Ind 7 0 1 .938
6 Jack Meagher Iowa Pre-Flight Ind 10 1 0 .909
7 Jeff Cravath Southern California PCC 8 0 2 .900
8 Jim Lookabaugh Oklahoma State MVC 8 1 0 .889
9 D.C. Walker Wake Forest Southern 8 1 0 .889
10 Charlie Bachman Michigan State Ind 6 1 0 .857
11 John Barnhill Tennessee SEC 7 1 1 .833
12 Mike Michalske Iowa State Big 6 6 1 1 .813
13 Fritz Crisler Michigan Western 8 2 0 .800
14 Henry Frnka Tulsa MVC 8 2 0 .800
15 Ed McKeever Notre Dame Ind 8 2 0 .800
16 Great Lakes Navy Ind 9 2 1 .792
17 Beattie Feathers North Carolina State Southern 7 2 0 .778
18 Vee Green Drake MVC 7 2 0 .778
19 Frank Murray Virginia Ind 6 1 2 .778
20 Ellwood Ludwig Bucknell Ind 7 2 1 .750
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Allyn McKeen Mississippi State SEC 6 2 0 .750
22 Frank Potts Colorado MSAC 6 2 0 .750
23 William Alexander Georgia Tech SEC 8 3 0 .727
24 March Field Ind 7 2 2 .727
25 Second Air Force Ind 10 4 1 .700
26 Wallace Butts Georgia SEC 7 3 0 .700
27 Bo McMillin Indiana Western 7 3 0 .700
28 Ike Armstrong Utah MSAC 5 2 1 .688
29 Rube McCray William & Mary Southern 5 2 1 .688
30 Dutch Meyer Texas Christian SWC 7 3 1 .682
31 Oscar Hagberg Navy Ind 6 3 0 .667
32 Bob Higgins Penn State Ind 6 3 0 .667
33 Johnny Merriman Coast Guard Ind 6 3 0 .667
34 Frank Thomas Alabama SEC 5 2 2 .667
35 Snorter Luster Oklahoma Big 6 6 3 1 .650
36 Homer Norton Texas A&M SWC 7 4 0 .636
37 Amarillo Field Ind 5 3 0 .625
38 George Munger Pennsylvania Ind 5 3 0 .625
39 Ralph Welch Washington PCC 5 3 0 .625
40 Joe Verducci Alameda Coast Guard Ind 4 2 2 .625
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 George Hauser Minnesota Western 5 3 1 .611
42 Rat Rogers West Virginia Ind 5 3 1 .611
43 Tom Lieb Florida SEC 4 3 0 .571
44 Gus Miller West Texas A&M BIAA 4 3 0 .571
45 Moody Sarno Boston College Ind 4 3 0 .571
46 Claude Simons Tulane SEC 4 3 0 .571
47 Lubbock Field Ind 5 4 0 .556
48 Dana Bible Texas SWC 5 4 0 .556
49 Adam Esslinger Denver MSAC 4 3 2 .556
50 Cac Hubbard Denver MSAC 4 3 2 .556
51 Fort Warren Ind 5 4 1 .550
52 Ray Eliot Illinois Western 5 4 1 .550
53 Cecil Isbell Purdue Western 5 5 0 .500
54 Glen Rose Arkansas SWC 5 5 1 .500
55 James Stewart Southern Methodist SWC 5 5 0 .500
56 Saint Mary's (CA) Pre-Flight Ind 4 4 0 .500
57 Jordan Olivar Villanova Ind 4 4 0 .500
58 Carl Voyles Auburn SEC 4 4 0 .500
59 E. Lowell Romney Utah State MSAC 3 3 0 .500
60 Jess Neely Rice SWC 5 6 0 .455
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Babe Horrell UCLA PCC 4 5 1 .450
62 Frank Howard Clemson Southern 4 5 0 .444
63 Clark Shaughnessy Pittsburgh Ind 4 5 0 .444
64 John Vesser Idaho State Ind 4 5 0 .444
65 Doc Newton South Carolina Southern 3 4 2 .444
66 Rip Engle Brown Ind 3 4 1 .438
67 Chauncey Simpson Missouri Big 6 3 5 2 .400
68 Ray Morrison Temple Ind 2 4 2 .375
69 Ossie Solem Syracuse Ind 2 4 1 .357
70 Stub Allison California PCC 3 6 1 .350
71 Henry Shenk Kansas Big 6 3 6 1 .350
72 A.D. Kirwan Kentucky SEC 3 6 0 .333
73 Lonnie McMillan Presbyterian Ind 3 6 0 .333
74 Harry Stuhldreher Wisconsin Western 3 6 0 .333
75 Harold White Colorado College Ind 3 6 0 .333
76 Ward Haylett Kansas State Big 6 2 5 2 .333
77 Bernie Moore Louisiana State SEC 2 5 1 .313
78 Andrew Kerr Colgate Ind 2 5 0 .286
79 John Weinheimer New York University Ind 2 5 0 .286
80 Adolph Lewandowski Nebraska Big 6 2 6 0 .250
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Lou Little Columbia Ind 2 6 0 .250
82 Harry Mehre Mississippi SEC 2 6 0 .250
83 Malcolm Pitt Richmond Southern 2 6 0 .250
84 Eddie Dunn Miami (FL) Ind 1 7 1 .167
85 Gene McEver North Carolina Southern 1 7 1 .167
86 Clarence Spears Maryland Southern 1 7 1 .167
87 Pappy Waldorf Northwestern Western 1 7 1 .167
88 Willis Barnes New Mexico BIAA 1 7 0 .125
89 Slip Madigan Iowa Western 1 7 0 .125
90 Tom Stidham Marquette Ind 1 7 0 .125