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2007 Coaches

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National Champion: Louisiana State (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Tim Tebow (Florida)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Mark Mangino (Kansas)

AP Preseason #1: Southern California ▪ AP Final #1: Louisiana State

124 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
1 June Jones Hawaii WAC 12 1 .923
2 Mark Mangino Kansas Big 12 12 1 .923
3 Les Miles Louisiana State SEC 12 2 .857
4 Gary Pinkel Missouri Big 12 12 2 .857
5 Pete Carroll Southern California Pac-10 11 2 .846
6 Bronco Mendenhall Brigham Young MWC 11 2 .846
7 Mark Richt Georgia SEC 11 2 .846
8 Rich Rodriguez West Virginia Big East 11 2 .846
9 Jim Tressel Ohio State Big Ten 11 2 .846
10 Frank Beamer Virginia Tech ACC 11 3 .786
11 Jeff Jagodzinski Boston College ACC 11 3 .786
12 Bob Stoops Oklahoma Big 12 11 3 .786
13 Mack Brown Texas Big 12 10 3 .769
14 Dennis Erickson Arizona State Pac-10 10 3 .769
15 Brian Kelly Cincinnati Big East 10 3 .769
16 Chris Petersen Boise State WAC 10 3 .769
17 Phillip Fulmer Tennessee SEC 10 4 .714
18 Todd Graham Tulsa CUSA 10 4 .714
19 George O'Leary Central Florida CUSA 10 4 .714
20 Mike Bellotti Oregon Pac-10 9 4 .692
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
21 Bret Bielema Wisconsin Big Ten 9 4 .692
22 Tommy Bowden Clemson ACC 9 4 .692
23 Troy Calhoun Air Force MWC 9 4 .692
24 Lloyd Carr Michigan Big Ten 9 4 .692
25 Randy Edsall Connecticut Big East 9 4 .692
26 Jim Grobe Wake Forest ACC 9 4 .692
27 Al Groh Virginia ACC 9 4 .692
28 Pat Hill Fresno State WAC 9 4 .692
29 Mike Leach Texas Tech Big 12 9 4 .692
30 Jim Leavitt South Florida Big East 9 4 .692
31 Rocky Long New Mexico MWC 9 4 .692
32 Urban Meyer Florida SEC 9 4 .692
33 Joe Paterno Penn State Big Ten 9 4 .692 W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
34 Mike Riley Oregon State Pac-10 9 4 .692
35 Tommy Tuberville Auburn SEC 9 4 .692
36 Kyle Whittingham Utah MWC 9 4 .692
37 Ron Zook Illinois Big Ten 9 4 .692
38 Larry Blakeney Troy Sun Belt 8 4 .667
39 Paul Johnson Navy Ind 8 4 .667
40 Houston Nutt Arkansas SEC 8 4 .667
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
41 Gregg Brandon Bowling Green State MAC 8 5 .615
42 Art Briles Houston CUSA 8 5 .615
43 Rich Brooks Kentucky SEC 8 5 .615
44 Sylvester Croom Mississippi State SEC 8 5 .615
45 Skip Holtz East Carolina CUSA 8 5 .615
46 Gary Patterson Texas Christian MWC 8 5 .615
47 Greg Schiano Rutgers Big East 8 5 .615
48 Howard Schnellenberger Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 8 5 .615
49 Joe Tiller Purdue Big Ten 8 5 .615
50 David Elson Western Kentucky Ind 7 5 .583
51 Chan Gailey Georgia Tech ACC 7 5 .583
52 Butch Jones Central Michigan MAC 8 6 .571
53 Bobby Bowden Florida State ACC 7 6 .538 W-L-T adjusted to 0-6 by NCAA.
54 Jeff Bower Southern Mississippi CUSA 7 6 .538
55 Mark Dantonio Michigan State Big Ten 7 6 .538
56 Dennis Franchione Texas A&M Big 12 7 6 .538
57 Mike Gundy Oklahoma State Big 12 7 6 .538
58 Brady Hoke Ball State MAC 7 6 .538
59 Bill Lynch Indiana Big Ten 7 6 .538
60 Nick Saban Alabama SEC 7 6 .538 W-L-T adjusted to 2-6 by NCAA.
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
61 Jeff Tedford California Pac-10 7 6 .538
62 Tommy West Memphis CUSA 7 6 .538
63 Karl Dorrell UCLA Pac-10 6 6 .500
64 Kirk Ferentz Iowa Big Ten 6 6 .500
65 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Big Ten 6 6 .500
66 Steve Kragthorpe Louisville Big East 6 6 .500
67 Frank Solich Ohio MAC 6 6 .500
68 Steve Spurrier South Carolina SEC 6 6 .500
69 Charlie Weatherbie Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 6 6 .500
70 Chris Ault Nevada WAC 6 7 .462
71 Ralph Friedgen Maryland ACC 6 7 .462
72 Dan Hawkins Colorado Big 12 6 7 .462
73 Shane Montgomery Miami (OH) MAC 6 7 .462
74 Tom Amstutz Toledo MAC 5 7 .417
75 Bill Callahan Nebraska Big 12 5 7 .417
76 Bill Cubit Western Michigan MAC 5 7 .417
77 Bill Doba Washington State Pac-10 5 7 .417
78 Derek Dooley Louisiana Tech WAC 5 7 .417
79 Turner Gill Buffalo MAC 5 7 .417
80 Joe Glenn Wyoming MWC 5 7 .417
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
81 Bobby Johnson Vanderbilt SEC 5 7 .417
82 Tom O'Brien North Carolina State ACC 5 7 .417
83 Ron Prince Kansas State Big 12 5 7 .417
84 Steve Roberts Arkansas State Sun Belt 5 7 .417
85 Randy Shannon Miami (FL) ACC 5 7 .417
86 Rick Stockstill Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 5 7 .417
87 Mike Stoops Arizona Pac-10 5 7 .417
88 Dick Tomey San Jose State WAC 5 7 .417
89 Dave Wannstedt Pittsburgh Big East 5 7 .417
90 J.D. Brookhart Akron MAC 4 8 .333
91 Butch Davis North Carolina ACC 4 8 .333
92 Jeff Genyk Eastern Michigan MAC 4 8 .333
93 Al Golden Temple MAC 4 8 .333
94 Jim Harbaugh Stanford Pac-10 4 8 .333
95 Chuck Long San Diego State MWC 4 8 .333
96 Mike Price Texas-El Paso CUSA 4 8 .333
97 Bob Toledo Tulane CUSA 4 8 .333
98 Hal Mumme New Mexico State WAC 4 9 .308
99 Tyrone Willingham Washington Pac-10 4 9 .308
100 David Bailiff Rice CUSA 3 9 .250
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
101 Stan Brock Army Ind 3 9 .250
102 Rickey Bustle Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 3 9 .250
103 Gene Chizik Iowa State Big 12 3 9 .250
104 Sonny Lubick Colorado State MWC 3 9 .250
105 Doug Martin Kent State MAC 3 9 .250
106 Guy Morriss Baylor Big 12 3 9 .250
107 Ed Orgeron Mississippi SEC 3 9 .250
108 Mark Snyder Marshall CUSA 3 9 .250
109 Charlie Weis Notre Dame Ind 3 9 .250
110 Neil Callaway Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 2 10 .167
111 Todd Dodge North Texas Sun Belt 2 10 .167
112 Brent Guy Utah State WAC 2 10 .167
113 Joe Novak Northern Illinois MAC 2 10 .167
114 Greg Robinson Syracuse Big East 2 10 .167
115 Mike Sanford Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 2 10 .167
116 Robb Akey Idaho WAC 1 11 .083
117 Phil Bennett Southern Methodist CUSA 1 11 .083
118 Tim Brewster Minnesota Big Ten 1 11 .083
119 Mario Cristobal Florida International Sun Belt 1 11 .083
120 Ted Roof Duke ACC 1 11 .083
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
121 Reggie Herring Arkansas SEC 0 1 .000
122 Ken Niumatalolo Navy Ind 0 1 .000
123 Jon Tenuta Georgia Tech ACC 0 1 .000
124 DeWayne Walker UCLA Pac-10 0 1 .000