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1971 Coaches

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National Champion: Nebraska (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Pat Sullivan (Auburn)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Bob Devaney (Nebraska)

AP Preseason #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Nebraska

126 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Bob Devaney Nebraska Big 8 13 0 0 1.000
2 Jack Murphy Toledo MAC 12 0 0 1.000
3 Bear Bryant Alabama SEC 11 1 0 .917
4 Vince Dooley Georgia SEC 11 1 0 .917
5 Chuck Fairbanks Oklahoma Big 8 11 1 0 .917
6 Frank Kush Arizona State WAC 11 1 0 .917
7 Joe Paterno Penn State Ind 11 1 0 .917
8 Bo Schembechler Michigan Big Ten 11 1 0 .917
9 John Crouthamel Dartmouth Ivy 8 1 0 .889
10 Jack Musick Cornell Ivy 8 1 0 .889
11 Bill Battle Tennessee SEC 10 2 0 .833
12 Eddie Crowder Colorado Big 8 10 2 0 .833
13 Billy Kinard Mississippi SEC 10 2 0 .833
14 Ralph Jordan Auburn SEC 9 2 0 .818
15 Joseph Yukica Boston College Ind 9 2 0 .818
16 Ara Parseghian Notre Dame Ind 8 2 0 .800
17 Bill Dooley North Carolina ACC 9 3 0 .750
18 Charles McClendon Louisiana State SEC 9 3 0 .750
19 John Ralston Stanford Pac-8 9 3 0 .750
20 Bill Yeoman Houston Ind 9 3 0 .750
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Billy Tohill Texas Christian SWC 3 1 0 .750
22 Chuck Mills Utah State Ind 8 3 0 .727
23 Jim Owens Washington Pac-8 8 3 0 .727
24 Red Parker Citadel Southern 8 3 0 .727
25 Don Robbins Idaho Ind 8 3 0 .727
26 Darrell Royal Texas SWC 8 3 0 .727
27 Wayne Hardin Temple Ind 6 2 1 .722
28 Frank Broyles Arkansas SWC 8 3 1 .708
29 Bill Doolittle Western Michigan MAC 7 3 0 .700
30 Bill Mallory Miami (OH) MAC 7 3 0 .700
31 Larry Jones Florida State Ind 8 4 0 .667
32 Johnny Majors Iowa State Big 8 8 4 0 .667
33 Jim Strangeland Long Beach State PCAA 8 4 0 .667
34 Frank Navarro Columbia Ivy 6 3 0 .667
35 Lee Corso Louisville MVC 6 3 1 .650
36 Alex Agase Northwestern Big Ten 7 4 0 .636
37 Bobby Bowden West Virginia Ind 7 4 0 .636
38 Ray Callahan Cincinnati Ind 7 4 0 .636
39 Dave Holmes Hawaii Ind 7 4 0 .636
40 Jack Wallace Drake MVC 7 4 0 .636
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Rudy Feldman New Mexico WAC 6 3 2 .636
42 Thomas Cahill Army Ind 6 4 0 .600
43 Woody Hayes Ohio State Big Ten 6 4 0 .600
44 Ben Martin Air Force Ind 6 4 0 .600
45 Don Nehlen Bowling Green State MAC 6 4 0 .600
46 Neil Wheelwright Colgate Ind 6 4 0 .600
47 Lou Ferry Villanova Ind 6 4 1 .591
48 John McKay Southern California Pac-8 6 4 1 .591
49 Joseph Restic Harvard Ivy 5 4 0 .556
50 Don Coryell San Diego State PCAA 6 5 0 .545
51 Duffy Daugherty Michigan State Big Ten 6 5 0 .545
52 Paul Dietzel South Carolina ACC 6 5 0 .545
53 Mike McGee Duke ACC 6 5 0 .545
54 Darryl Rogers Fresno State PCAA 6 5 0 .545
55 Cal Stoll Wake Forest ACC 6 5 0 .545
56 P.W. Underwood Southern Mississippi Ind 6 5 0 .545
57 Ray Willsey California Pac-8 6 5 0 .545
58 Bud Carson Georgia Tech Ind 6 6 0 .500
59 Bill Hess Ohio MAC 5 5 0 .500
60 Jerry Ippoliti Northern Illinois Ind 5 5 1 .500
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Robert King Furman Southern 5 5 1 .500
62 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse Ind 5 5 1 .500
63 Jim Wood New Mexico State Ind 5 5 1 .500
64 Jim Pittman Texas Christian SWC 3 3 1 .500
65 DeWayne King San Jose State PCAA 5 6 1 .458
66 Dee Andros Oregon State Pac-8 5 6 0 .455
67 Bob Blackman Illinois Big Ten 5 6 0 .455
68 Robert Dobbs Texas-El Paso WAC 5 6 0 .455
69 Jerry Frei Oregon Pac-8 5 6 0 .455
70 Vince Gibson Kansas State Big 8 5 6 0 .455
71 Lou Holtz William & Mary Southern 5 6 0 .455
72 Tommy Hudspeth Brigham Young WAC 5 6 0 .455
73 Cecil Ingram Clemson ACC 5 6 0 .455
74 Frank Jones Richmond Southern 5 6 0 .455
75 John McVay Dayton Ind 5 6 0 .455
76 Billy Murphy Memphis MVC 5 6 0 .455
77 Fritz Shurmur Wyoming WAC 5 6 0 .455
78 Gene Stallings Texas A&M SWC 5 6 0 .455
79 Bob Weber Arizona WAC 5 6 0 .455
80 Carmen Cozza Yale Ivy 4 5 0 .444
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Jake McCandless Princeton Ivy 4 5 0 .444
82 Floyd Gass Oklahoma State Big 8 4 6 1 .409
83 John Jardine Wisconsin Big Ten 4 6 1 .409
84 Bill Pace Vanderbilt SEC 4 6 1 .409
85 Edward Doherty Holy Cross Ind 4 6 0 .400
86 Sonny Randle East Carolina Southern 4 6 0 .400
87 John Bateman Rutgers Ind 4 7 0 .364
88 Jim Carlen Texas Tech SWC 4 7 0 .364
89 Charles Coffey Virginia Tech Ind 4 7 0 .364
90 Fran Curci Miami (FL) Ind 4 7 0 .364
91 Doug Dickey Florida SEC 4 7 0 .364
92 Don Fambrough Kansas Big 8 4 7 0 .364
93 Hayden Fry Southern Methodist SWC 4 7 0 .364
94 Claude Gibson Tulsa MVC 4 7 0 .364
95 Jim Sweeney Washington State Pac-8 4 7 0 .364
96 Murray Warmath Minnesota Big Ten 4 7 0 .364
97 Bill Peterson Rice SWC 3 7 1 .318
98 Bob DeMoss Purdue Big Ten 3 7 0 .300
99 Carl DePasqua Pittsburgh Ind 3 8 0 .273
100 Bennie Ellender Tulane Ind 3 8 0 .273
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Rick Forzano Navy Ind 3 8 0 .273
102 Don James Kent State MAC 3 8 0 .273
103 Don Lawrence Virginia ACC 3 8 0 .273
104 Bill Meek Utah WAC 3 8 0 .273
105 Al Michaels North Carolina State ACC 3 8 0 .273
106 John Pont Indiana Big Ten 3 8 0 .273
107 John Ray Kentucky SEC 3 8 0 .273
108 Rod Rust North Texas MVC 3 8 0 .273
109 Bob Seaman Wichita State MVC 3 8 0 .273
110 Homer Smith Pacific PCAA 3 8 0 .273
111 Jerry Wampfler Colorado State WAC 3 8 0 .273
112 Pepper Rodgers UCLA Pac-8 2 7 1 .250
113 Harry Gamble Pennsylvania Ivy 2 7 0 .222
114 Jack Lengyel Marshall Ind 2 8 0 .200
115 Roy Lester Maryland ACC 2 9 0 .182
116 Gene Mayfield West Texas A&M MVC 2 9 0 .182
117 Charles Shira Mississippi State SEC 2 9 0 .182
118 John Symank Texas-Arlington Ind 2 9 0 .182
119 Harold Wilkes Chattanooga Ind 2 9 0 .182
120 Bill Beall Baylor SWC 1 9 0 .100
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
121 David Fagg Davidson Southern 1 9 0 .100
122 Richard Selcer Xavier Ind 1 9 0 .100
123 Frank Lauterbur Iowa Big Ten 1 10 0 .091
124 Al Onofrio Missouri Big 8 1 10 0 .091
125 Bob Thalman Virginia Military Institute Southern 1 10 0 .091
126 Leonard Jardine Brown Ivy 0 9 0 .000