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1975 Coaches

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Archie Griffin (Ohio State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Woody Hayes (Ohio State)

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

137 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Frank Kush Arizona State WAC 12 0 0 1.000
2 Bill Davidson Arkansas State Southland 11 0 0 1.000
3 Bear Bryant Alabama SEC 11 1 0 .917
4 Dick Crum Miami (OH) MAC 11 1 0 .917
5 Woody Hayes Ohio State Big Ten 11 1 0 .917
6 Barry Switzer Oklahoma Big 8 11 1 0 .917
7 Emory Bellard Texas A&M SWC 10 2 0 .833
8 Frank Broyles Arkansas SWC 10 2 0 .833
9 Tom Osborne Nebraska Big 8 10 2 0 .833
10 Darrell Royal Texas SWC 10 2 0 .833
11 Frank Burns Rutgers Ind 9 2 0 .818
12 Wayne Howard Long Beach State PCAA 9 2 0 .818
13 Dave McClain Ball State MAC 9 2 0 .818
14 Darryl Rogers San Jose State PCAA 9 2 0 .818
15 Jim Young Arizona WAC 9 2 0 .818
16 Maxie Lambright Louisiana Tech Southland 8 2 0 .800
17 Jerry Claiborne Maryland ACC 9 2 1 .792
18 Dick Vermeil UCLA Pac-8 9 2 1 .792
19 Carmen Cozza Yale Ivy 7 2 0 .778
20 Joseph Restic Harvard Ivy 7 2 0 .778
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Roy Kramer Central Michigan MAC 8 2 1 .773
22 Bobby Bowden West Virginia Ind 9 3 0 .750
23 Doug Dickey Florida SEC 9 3 0 .750
24 Vince Dooley Georgia SEC 9 3 0 .750
25 Bill Mallory Colorado Big 8 9 3 0 .750
26 Joe Paterno Penn State Ind 9 3 0 .750
27 Bo Schembechler Michigan Big Ten 8 2 2 .750
28 Jim Brakefield Appalachian State Southern 8 3 0 .727
29 Dan Devine Notre Dame Ind 8 3 0 .727
30 Pat Dye East Carolina Southern 8 3 0 .727
31 Claude Gilbert San Diego State PCAA 8 3 0 .727
32 Don Nehlen Bowling Green State MAC 8 3 0 .727
33 Jimmy Sharpe Virginia Tech Ind 8 3 0 .727
34 Mike White California Pac-8 8 3 0 .727
35 John Anderson Brown Ivy 6 2 1 .722
36 Johnny Majors Pittsburgh Ind 8 4 0 .667
37 John McKay Southern California Pac-8 8 4 0 .667
38 Bobby Collins Southern Mississippi Ind 7 4 0 .636
39 Jim Dennison Akron Ind 7 4 0 .636
40 Jack Doland McNeese State Southland 7 4 0 .636
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 F. Dry Tulsa MVC 7 4 0 .636
42 Hayden Fry North Texas Ind 7 4 0 .636 W-L-T adjusted to 8-3 by NCAA.
43 Fred Pancoast Vanderbilt SEC 7 4 0 .636
44 Pepper Rodgers Georgia Tech Ind 7 4 0 .636
45 Jim Stanley Oklahoma State Big 8 7 4 0 .636
46 Dennis Stolz Michigan State Big Ten 7 4 0 .636
47 George Welsh Navy Ind 7 4 0 .636
48 Richard Williamson Memphis Ind 7 4 0 .636
49 Joseph Yukica Boston College Ind 7 4 0 .636
50 Lou Holtz North Carolina State ACC 7 4 1 .625
51 John Crouthamel Dartmouth Ivy 5 3 1 .611
52 Neil Wheelwright Colgate Ind 6 4 0 .600
53 Jack Christiansen Stanford Pac-8 6 4 1 .591
54 Bob Tyler Mississippi State SEC 6 4 1 .591 W-L-T adjusted to 2-9 by NCAA.
55 Bill Battle Tennessee SEC 7 5 0 .583
56 Jim Carlen South Carolina Ind 7 5 0 .583
57 Bud Moore Kansas Big 8 7 5 0 .583
58 Sarkis Arslanian Colorado State WAC 6 5 0 .545
59 Ken Cooper Mississippi SEC 6 5 0 .545
60 LaVell Edwards Brigham Young WAC 6 5 0 .545
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Wayne Hardin Temple Ind 6 5 0 .545
62 Don James Washington Pac-8 6 5 0 .545
63 Phil Krueger Utah State Ind 6 5 0 .545
64 Frank Maloney Syracuse Ind 6 5 0 .545
65 Tony Mason Cincinnati Ind 6 5 0 .545
66 Bill Mondt New Mexico WAC 6 5 0 .545
67 Al Onofrio Missouri Big 8 6 5 0 .545
68 Larry Price Hawaii Ind 6 5 0 .545
69 Bobby Ross Citadel Southern 6 5 0 .545
70 Steve Sloan Texas Tech SWC 6 5 0 .545
71 Cal Stoll Minnesota Big Ten 6 5 0 .545
72 Augie Tammariello Louisiana-Lafayette Southland 6 5 0 .545
73 Art Baker Furman Southern 5 5 1 .500
74 Tom Harp Indiana State Ind 5 5 0 .500
75 Bill Hess Ohio MAC 5 5 1 .500
76 Joe Morrison Chattanooga Ind 5 5 1 .500
77 Chester Caddas Pacific PCAA 5 6 1 .458
78 Bob Blackman Illinois Big Ten 5 6 0 .455
79 Jim Bradley New Mexico State MVC 5 6 0 .455
80 Ron Marciniak Dayton Ind 5 6 0 .455
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Gene Mayfield West Texas A&M MVC 5 6 0 .455
82 Jack Murphy Toledo MAC 5 6 0 .455
83 Jim Tait Richmond Southern 5 6 0 .455
84 Mike McGee Duke ACC 4 5 2 .455
85 Robert Casciola Princeton Ivy 4 5 0 .444
86 John Jardine Wisconsin Big Ten 4 6 1 .409
87 Ollie Keller Louisiana-Monroe Ind 4 6 1 .409
88 George Mans Eastern Michigan Ind 4 6 0 .400
89 Alex Agase Purdue Big Ten 4 7 0 .364
90 Dick Bedesem Villanova Ind 4 7 0 .364
91 Earle Bruce Iowa State Big 8 4 7 0 .364
92 Bennie Ellender Tulane Ind 4 7 0 .364
93 Harold Elliott Texas-Arlington Southland 4 7 0 .364
94 Dennis Fitzgerald Kent State MAC 4 7 0 .364
95 Charles McClendon Louisiana State SEC 4 7 0 .364 W-L-T adjusted to 5-6 by NCAA.
96 Dave Smith Southern Methodist SWC 4 7 0 .364
97 Ralph Jordan Auburn SEC 3 6 2 .364 W-L-T adjusted to 4-6-1 by NCAA.
98 Grant Teaff Baylor SWC 3 6 2 .364
99 Harry Gamble Pennsylvania Ivy 3 6 0 .333
100 Bill Dooley North Carolina ACC 3 7 1 .318
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 J.R. Boone Fresno State PCAA 3 8 0 .273
102 Bob Commings Iowa Big Ten 3 8 0 .273
103 Jerry Ippoliti Northern Illinois MAC 3 8 0 .273
104 Chuck Mills Wake Forest ACC 3 8 0 .273
105 Darrell Mudra Florida State Ind 3 8 0 .273
106 John Pont Northwestern Big Ten 3 8 0 .273
107 Ellis Rainsberger Kansas State Big 8 3 8 0 .273
108 Don Read Oregon Pac-8 3 8 0 .273
109 Jim Sweeney Washington State Pac-8 3 8 0 .273
110 Bob Thalman Virginia Military Institute Southern 3 8 0 .273
111 Jack Wallace Drake MVC 3 8 0 .273
112 Jim Wright Wichita State MVC 3 8 0 .273
113 Gerry Hart Illinois State Ind 2 7 1 .250
114 Lee Corso Indiana Big Ten 2 8 1 .227
115 Fran Curci Kentucky SEC 2 8 1 .227
116 Ben Martin Air Force Ind 2 8 1 .227
117 William Campbell Columbia Ivy 2 7 0 .222
118 Carl Selmer Miami (FL) Ind 2 8 0 .200
119 Bill Yeoman Houston Ind 2 8 0 .200
120 Fred Akers Wyoming WAC 2 9 0 .182
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
121 Jim Colletto Cal State Fullerton PCAA 2 9 0 .182
122 Al Conover Rice SWC 2 9 0 .182 W-L-T adjusted to 3-8 by NCAA.
123 Frank Ellwood Marshall Ind 2 9 0 .182
124 Red Parker Clemson ACC 2 9 0 .182
125 James Root William & Mary Southern 2 9 0 .182
126 Homer Smith Army Ind 2 9 0 .182
127 Doug Weaver Southern Illinois Ind 1 9 1 .136
128 George Seifert Cornell Ivy 1 8 0 .111
129 Dee Andros Oregon State Pac-8 1 10 0 .091
130 Gil Bartosh Texas-El Paso WAC 1 10 0 .091
131 Edward Doherty Holy Cross Ind 1 10 0 .091
132 Vince Gibson Louisville Ind 1 10 0 .091 W-L-T adjusted to 2-9 by NCAA.
133 Vernon Glass Lamar Southland 1 10 0 .091
134 Tom Lovat Utah WAC 1 10 0 .091
135 Sonny Randle Virginia ACC 1 10 0 .091
136 Jim Shofner Texas Christian SWC 1 10 0 .091
137 Elliot Uzelac Western Michigan MAC 1 10 0 .091