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1955 Coaches

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National Champion: Oklahoma (AP, FWAA, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Howard Cassady (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: UCLA ▪ AP Final #1: Oklahoma

109 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Bud Wilkinson Oklahoma Big 7 11 0 0 1.000
2 Jim Tatum Maryland ACC 10 1 0 .909
3 John Vaught Mississippi SEC 10 1 0 .909
4 Duffy Daugherty Michigan State Big Ten 9 1 0 .900
5 Bobby Dodd Georgia Tech SEC 9 1 1 .864
6 Abe Martin Texas Christian SWC 9 2 0 .818
7 Red Sanders UCLA PCC 9 2 0 .818
8 Terry Brennan Notre Dame Ind 8 2 0 .800
9 Robert Davis Colorado State Skyline 8 2 0 .800
10 Art Lewis West Virginia Southern 8 2 0 .800
11 John Roning Denver Skyline 8 2 0 .800
12 Charles Caldwell Princeton Ind 7 2 0 .778
13 Woody Hayes Ohio State Big Ten 7 2 0 .778
14 Jordan Olivar Yale Ind 7 2 0 .778
15 Bennie Oosterbaan Michigan Big Ten 7 2 0 .778
16 Dan Devine Arizona State BIAA 8 2 1 .773
17 Ralph Jordan Auburn SEC 8 2 1 .773
18 Bear Bryant Texas A&M SWC 7 2 1 .750
19 Bill Murray Duke ACC 7 2 1 .750
20 Pete Tillman Wichita State MVC 7 2 1 .750
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Phil Dickens Wyoming Skyline 8 3 0 .727
22 Arthur Guepe Vanderbilt SEC 8 3 0 .727
23 Eddie Erdelatz Navy Ind 6 2 1 .722
24 Frank Howard Clemson ACC 7 3 0 .700
25 Mike Brumbelow Texas-El Paso BIAA 6 2 2 .700
26 Mike Holovak Boston College Ind 5 2 1 .688
27 DeWitt Weaver Texas Tech BIAA 7 3 1 .682
28 Red Blaik Army Ind 6 3 0 .667
29 Jack Curtice Utah Skyline 6 3 0 .667
30 Andy Gustafson Miami (FL) Ind 6 3 0 .667
31 Hal Lahar Colgate Ind 6 3 0 .667
32 Tommy Prothro Oregon State PCC 6 3 0 .667
33 Blanton Collier Kentucky SEC 6 3 1 .650
34 Frank Moseley Virginia Tech Southern 6 3 1 .650
35 Chuck Taylor Stanford PCC 6 3 1 .650
36 Bowden Wyatt Tennessee SEC 6 3 1 .650
37 John Michelosen Pittsburgh Ind 7 4 0 .636
38 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse Ind 5 3 0 .625
39 Robert Bronzan San Jose State Ind 5 3 1 .611
40 Ray Eliot Illinois Big Ten 5 3 1 .611
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Wally Fromhart Detroit Mercy MVC 5 3 1 .611
42 Stuart Holcomb Purdue Big Ten 5 3 1 .611
43 Edward Anderson Holy Cross Ind 6 4 0 .600
44 Len Casanova Oregon PCC 6 4 0 .600
45 Jess Hill Southern California PCC 6 4 0 .600
46 Bill Meek Houston MVC 6 4 0 .600
47 Darrell Royal Mississippi State SEC 6 4 0 .600
48 Dallas Ward Colorado Big 7 6 4 0 .600
49 Rip Engle Penn State Ind 5 4 0 .556
50 George James Cornell Ind 5 4 0 .556
51 Moose Myers Pacific Ind 5 4 0 .556
52 John Sauer Citadel Southern 5 4 0 .556
53 Bo Sherman George Washington Southern 5 4 0 .556
54 Edwin Merrick Richmond Southern 4 3 2 .556
55 John Cherberg Washington PCC 5 4 1 .550
56 Jack Mitchell Arkansas SWC 5 4 1 .550
57 Odus Mitchell North Texas Ind 5 4 1 .550
58 Andy Pilney Tulane SEC 5 4 1 .550
59 Tom Rogers Wake Forest ACC 5 4 1 .550
60 Warren Woodson Arizona BIAA 5 4 1 .550
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Sammy Baugh Hardin-Simmons BIAA 5 5 0 .500
62 William Glassford Nebraska Big 7 5 5 0 .500
63 Thomas Nugent Florida State Ind 5 5 0 .500
64 Edwin Price Texas SWC 5 5 0 .500
65 George Sauer Baylor SWC 5 5 0 .500
66 Warren Gaer Drake Ind 4 4 0 .500
67 Frank Kimbrough West Texas A&M BIAA 4 4 1 .500
68 Earle Edwards North Carolina State ACC 4 5 1 .450
69 Ivy Williamson Wisconsin Big Ten 4 5 0 .444
70 Lloyd Jordan Harvard Ind 3 4 1 .438
71 Wallace Butts Georgia SEC 4 6 0 .400
72 Everett Faunce Utah State Skyline 4 6 0 .400
73 Bernard Mertes Kansas State Big 7 4 6 0 .400
74 Bob Woodruff Florida SEC 4 6 0 .400
75 Chalmer Woodward Southern Methodist SWC 4 6 0 .400
76 Paul Dietzel Louisiana State SEC 3 5 2 .400
77 Forest Evashevski Iowa Big Ten 3 5 1 .389
78 Harvey Harman Rutgers Ind 3 5 0 .375
79 Chuck Mather Kansas Big 7 3 6 1 .350
80 Bob Blackman Dartmouth Ind 3 6 0 .333
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Bernie Crimmins Indiana Big Ten 3 6 0 .333
82 Rex Enright South Carolina ACC 3 6 0 .333
83 Murray Warmath Minnesota Big Ten 3 6 0 .333
84 George Barclay North Carolina ACC 3 7 0 .300
85 Tony Cavallo New Mexico State BIAA 3 7 0 .300
86 Jerry Williams Montana Skyline 3 7 0 .300
87 Frosty Ferzacca Marquette Ind 2 6 1 .278
88 Robert Dobbs Tulsa MVC 2 7 1 .250
89 Aldo Donelli Boston University Ind 2 6 0 .250
90 Jess Neely Rice SWC 2 7 1 .250
91 Pappy Waldorf California PCC 2 7 1 .250
92 Alva Kelley Brown Ind 2 7 0 .222
93 Skip Stahley Idaho PCC 2 7 0 .222
94 George Blackburn Cincinnati Ind 1 6 2 .222
95 Cliff Speegle Oklahoma State MVC 2 8 0 .200
96 Robert Titchenal New Mexico Skyline 2 8 0 .200
97 Alton Kircher Washington State PCC 1 7 2 .200
98 Vince Di Francesca Iowa State Big 7 1 7 1 .167
99 Jackie Freeman William & Mary Southern 1 7 1 .167
100 Lou Little Columbia Ind 1 8 0 .111
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Charles Atkinson Brigham Young Skyline 1 9 0 .100
102 Don Faurot Missouri Big 7 1 9 0 .100
103 Homer Hobbs Furman Southern 1 9 0 .100
104 Ned McDonald Virginia ACC 1 9 0 .100
105 John McKenna Virginia Military Institute Southern 1 9 0 .100
106 Francis Reagan Villanova Ind 1 9 0 .100
107 Lou Saban Northwestern Big Ten 0 8 1 .056
108 Steve Sebo Pennsylvania Ind 0 9 0 .000
109 Jennings Whitworth Alabama SEC 0 10 0 .000