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1949 Coaches

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National Champion: Notre Dame (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Leon Hart (Notre Dame)

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

117 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Bud Wilkinson Oklahoma Big 7 11 0 0 1.000
2 Frank Leahy Notre Dame Ind 10 0 0 1.000
3 Red Blaik Army Ind 9 0 0 1.000
4 Jess Neely Rice SWC 10 1 0 .909
5 Pappy Waldorf California PCC 10 1 0 .909
6 Robert Davis Colorado State Skyline 9 1 0 .900
7 Jim Tatum Maryland Southern 9 1 0 .900
8 Bowden Wyatt Wyoming Skyline 9 1 0 .900
9 Rip Engle Brown Ind 8 1 0 .889
10 George James Cornell Ind 8 1 0 .889
11 Jim Leonard Villanova Ind 8 1 0 .889
12 Bob Woodruff Baylor SWC 8 2 0 .800
13 Wesley Fesler Ohio State Western 7 1 2 .800
14 Bernie Bierman Minnesota Western 7 2 0 .778
15 Arthur Guepe Virginia Ind 7 2 0 .778
16 Len Casanova Santa Clara Ind 8 2 1 .773
17 Jack Curtice Texas-El Paso BIAA 8 2 1 .773
18 Bear Bryant Kentucky SEC 9 3 0 .750
19 Henry Frnka Tulane SEC 7 2 1 .750
20 Bob Neyland Tennessee SEC 7 2 1 .750
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Aldo Donelli Boston University Ind 6 2 0 .750
22 DeOrmond McLaughry Dartmouth Ind 6 2 0 .750
23 Gaynell Tinsley Louisiana State SEC 8 3 0 .727
24 Warren Gaer Drake MVC 6 2 1 .722
25 Bennie Oosterbaan Michigan Western 6 2 1 .722
26 Bobby Dodd Georgia Tech SEC 7 3 0 .700
27 Edward Doherty Arizona State BIAA 7 3 0 .700
28 Joe Kuharich San Francisco Ind 7 3 0 .700
29 Kip Taylor Oregon State PCC 7 3 0 .700
30 Marchy Schwartz Stanford PCC 7 3 1 .682
31 Charles Caldwell Princeton Ind 6 3 0 .667
32 Andy Gustafson Miami (FL) Ind 6 3 0 .667
33 Harvey Harman Rutgers Ind 6 3 0 .667
34 Walter Milligan Pittsburgh Ind 6 3 0 .667
35 Biggie Munn Michigan State Ind 6 3 0 .667
36 Red Sanders UCLA PCC 6 3 0 .667
37 Wallace Wade Duke Southern 6 3 0 .667
38 Red Drew Alabama SEC 6 3 1 .650
39 Dutch Meyer Texas Christian SWC 6 3 1 .650
40 Don Faurot Missouri Big 7 7 4 0 .636
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Carl Snavely North Carolina Southern 7 4 0 .636
42 Edward Danowski Fordham Ind 5 3 0 .625
43 Jeff Cravath Southern California PCC 5 3 1 .611
44 Abe Stuber Iowa State Big 7 5 3 1 .611
45 Ivy Williamson Wisconsin Western 5 3 1 .611
46 Blair Cherry Texas SWC 6 4 0 .600
47 Rube McCray William & Mary Southern 6 4 0 .600
48 Jordan Olivar Loyola Marymount Ind 6 4 0 .600
49 Warren Woodson Hardin-Simmons BIAA 6 4 1 .591
50 Dell Morgan Texas Tech BIAA 7 5 0 .583
51 Chuck Baer Detroit Mercy MVC 5 4 0 .556
52 Joe Bedenk Penn State Ind 5 4 0 .556
53 Al Kawal Temple Ind 5 4 0 .556
54 Frank Kimbrough West Texas A&M BIAA 5 4 0 .556
55 Ted Shipkey Montana PCC 5 4 0 .556
56 Madison Bell Southern Methodist SWC 5 4 1 .550
57 Clyde Lee Houston Ind 5 4 1 .550
58 John Barnhill Arkansas SWC 5 5 0 .500
59 John Brothers Tulsa MVC 5 5 1 .500
60 Bill Edwards Vanderbilt SEC 5 5 0 .500
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Bob Margarita Georgetown Ind 5 5 0 .500
62 Joseph Sheeketski Nevada Ind 5 5 0 .500
63 Jules Sikes Kansas Big 7 5 5 0 .500
64 Herman Hickman Yale Ind 4 4 0 .500
65 Frank Howard Clemson Southern 4 4 2 .500
66 Jim Lookabaugh Oklahoma State MVC 4 4 2 .500
67 George Munger Pennsylvania Ind 4 4 0 .500
68 Denny Myers Boston College Ind 4 4 1 .500
69 John Vaught Mississippi SEC 4 5 1 .450
70 Raymond Wolf Florida SEC 4 5 1 .450
71 Edward Anderson Iowa Western 4 5 0 .444
72 Quinn Decker Citadel Southern 4 5 0 .444
73 William Glassford Nebraska Big 7 4 5 0 .444
74 Stuart Holcomb Purdue Western 4 5 0 .444
75 Frank Murray Marquette Ind 4 5 0 .444
76 Bo Rowland George Washington Southern 4 5 0 .444
77 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse Ind 4 5 0 .444
78 Robert Voigts Northwestern Western 4 5 0 .444
79 Ray Eliot Illinois Western 3 4 2 .444
80 Wallace Butts Georgia SEC 4 6 1 .409
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Dudley DeGroot West Virginia Ind 4 6 1 .409
82 Jim Aiken Oregon PCC 4 6 0 .400
83 John Baker Denver Skyline 4 6 0 .400
84 Vaughn Corley New Mexico State BIAA 4 6 0 .400
85 Rex Enright South Carolina Southern 4 6 0 .400
86 D.C. Walker Wake Forest Southern 4 6 0 .400
87 George Barclay Washington & Lee Southern 3 5 1 .389
88 Thomas Nugent Virginia Military Institute Southern 3 5 1 .389
89 George Sauer Navy Ind 3 5 1 .389
90 Earl Brown Auburn SEC 2 4 3 .389
91 Dixie Howell Idaho PCC 3 5 0 .375
92 Jim Trimble Wichita State MVC 3 6 1 .350
93 Joe Verducci Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 3 6 1 .350
94 Phil Ahwesh Duquesne Ind 3 6 0 .333
95 Hook Mylin New York University Ind 3 6 0 .333
96 Phil Sarboe Washington State PCC 3 6 0 .333
97 H.E. Smith Furman Southern 3 6 0 .333
98 Karl Esleeck Richmond Southern 3 7 0 .300
99 Beattie Feathers North Carolina State Southern 3 7 0 .300
100 George Melinkovich Utah State Skyline 3 7 0 .300
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Howard Odell Washington PCC 3 7 0 .300
102 Dallas Ward Colorado Big 7 3 7 0 .300
103 Ike Armstrong Utah Skyline 2 7 1 .250
104 Robert Winslow Arizona BIAA 2 7 1 .250
105 Lou Little Columbia Ind 2 7 0 .222
106 Ralph Graham Kansas State Big 7 2 8 0 .200
107 Berl Huffman New Mexico BIAA 2 8 0 .200
108 Charlie Jamerson Davidson Southern 2 8 0 .200
109 Robert McNeish Virginia Tech Southern 1 7 2 .200
110 Emil Ladyko Northern Arizona BIAA 1 6 1 .188
111 Harry Stiteler Texas A&M SWC 1 8 1 .150
112 Paul Bixler Colgate Ind 1 8 0 .111
113 Clyde Smith Indiana Western 1 8 0 .111
114 Arthur Valpey Harvard Ind 1 8 0 .111
115 William Osmanski Holy Cross Ind 1 9 0 .100
116 Slick Morton Mississippi State SEC 0 8 1 .056
117 Charles Atkinson Brigham Young Skyline 0 11 0 .000