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2009 Coaches

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National Champion: Alabama (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Mark Ingram (Alabama)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Gary Patterson (Texas Christian)

AP Preseason #1: Florida ▪ AP Final #1: Alabama

123 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
1 Chris Petersen Boise State WAC 14 0 1.000
2 Nick Saban Alabama SEC 14 0 1.000
3 Brian Kelly Cincinnati Big East 12 0 1.000
4 Ruffin McNeill Texas Tech Big 12 1 0 1.000
5 Steve Stripling Central Michigan MAC 1 0 1.000
6 Mack Brown Texas Big 12 13 1 .929
7 Urban Meyer Florida SEC 13 1 .929
8 Gary Patterson Texas Christian MWC 12 1 .923
9 Kirk Ferentz Iowa Big Ten 11 2 .846
10 Butch Jones Central Michigan MAC 11 2 .846
11 Bronco Mendenhall Brigham Young MWC 11 2 .846
12 Joe Paterno Penn State Big Ten 11 2 .846 W-L-T adjusted to 0-2 by NCAA.
13 Jim Tressel Ohio State Big Ten 11 2 .846
14 Paul Johnson Georgia Tech ACC 11 3 .786 W-L-T adjusted to 10-3 by NCAA.
15 Frank Beamer Virginia Tech ACC 10 3 .769
16 Bret Bielema Wisconsin Big Ten 10 3 .769
17 Chip Kelly Oregon Pac-10 10 3 .769
18 Rick Stockstill Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 10 3 .769
19 Dave Wannstedt Pittsburgh Big East 10 3 .769
20 Kyle Whittingham Utah MWC 10 3 .769
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
21 Ken Niumatalolo Navy Ind 10 4 .714
22 Bo Pelini Nebraska Big 12 10 4 .714
23 Kevin Sumlin Houston CUSA 10 4 .714
24 Larry Blakeney Troy Sun Belt 9 4 .692
25 Pete Carroll Southern California Pac-10 9 4 .692
26 Al Golden Temple MAC 9 4 .692
27 Mike Gundy Oklahoma State Big 12 9 4 .692
28 Les Miles Louisiana State SEC 9 4 .692
29 Houston Nutt Mississippi SEC 9 4 .692
30 Greg Schiano Rutgers Big East 9 4 .692
31 Randy Shannon Miami (FL) ACC 9 4 .692
32 Bill Stewart West Virginia Big East 9 4 .692
33 Mike Leach Texas Tech Big 12 8 4 .667
34 Skip Holtz East Carolina CUSA 9 5 .643
35 Frank Solich Ohio MAC 9 5 .643
36 Dabo Swinney Clemson ACC 9 5 .643
37 Robb Akey Idaho WAC 8 5 .615
38 Chris Ault Nevada WAC 8 5 .615
39 Troy Calhoun Air Force MWC 8 5 .615
40 Gene Chizik Auburn SEC 8 5 .615
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
41 Butch Davis North Carolina ACC 8 5 .615 W-L-T adjusted to 0-5 by NCAA.
42 Randy Edsall Connecticut Big East 8 5 .615
43 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Big Ten 8 5 .615
44 Jim Harbaugh Stanford Pac-10 8 5 .615
45 Pat Hill Fresno State WAC 8 5 .615
46 June Jones Southern Methodist CUSA 8 5 .615
47 Jim Leavitt South Florida Big East 8 5 .615
48 George O'Leary Central Florida CUSA 8 5 .615
49 Bobby Petrino Arkansas SEC 8 5 .615
50 Gary Pinkel Missouri Big 12 8 5 .615
51 Mark Richt Georgia SEC 8 5 .615
52 Mike Riley Oregon State Pac-10 8 5 .615
53 Frank Spaziani Boston College ACC 8 5 .615
54 Bob Stoops Oklahoma Big 12 8 5 .615
55 Mike Stoops Arizona Pac-10 8 5 .615
56 Jeff Tedford California Pac-10 8 5 .615
57 Bobby Bowden Florida State ACC 7 6 .538
58 Rich Brooks Kentucky SEC 7 6 .538
59 Dave Christensen Wyoming MWC 7 6 .538
60 Dave Clawson Bowling Green State MAC 7 6 .538
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
61 Larry Fedora Southern Mississippi CUSA 7 6 .538
62 Lane Kiffin Tennessee SEC 7 6 .538
63 Jerry Kill Northern Illinois MAC 7 6 .538
64 Rick Neuheisel UCLA Pac-10 7 6 .538
65 Paul Rhoads Iowa State Big 12 7 6 .538
66 Mark Snyder Marshall CUSA 7 6 .538
67 Steve Spurrier South Carolina SEC 7 6 .538
68 Rickey Bustle Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 6 6 .500
69 Bill Snyder Kansas State Big 12 6 6 .500
70 Charlie Weatherbie Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 6 6 .500
71 Charlie Weis Notre Dame Ind 6 6 .500
72 Tim Brewster Minnesota Big Ten 6 7 .462
73 Mark Dantonio Michigan State Big Ten 6 7 .462
74 Greg McMackin Hawaii WAC 6 7 .462
75 Mike Sherman Texas A&M Big 12 6 7 .462
76 Tim Beckman Toledo MAC 5 7 .417
77 Neil Callaway Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 5 7 .417
78 Bill Cubit Western Michigan MAC 5 7 .417
79 David Cutcliffe Duke ACC 5 7 .417
80 Rich Ellerson Army Ind 5 7 .417
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
81 Turner Gill Buffalo MAC 5 7 .417
82 Todd Graham Tulsa CUSA 5 7 .417
83 Jim Grobe Wake Forest ACC 5 7 .417
84 Danny Hope Purdue Big Ten 5 7 .417
85 Mark Mangino Kansas Big 12 5 7 .417
86 Doug Martin Kent State MAC 5 7 .417
87 Dan Mullen Mississippi State SEC 5 7 .417
88 Tom O'Brien North Carolina State ACC 5 7 .417
89 Rich Rodriguez Michigan Big Ten 5 7 .417
90 Mike Sanford Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 5 7 .417
91 Steve Sarkisian Washington Pac-10 5 7 .417
92 Howard Schnellenberger Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 5 7 .417
93 Gary Andersen Utah State WAC 4 8 .333
94 Art Briles Baylor Big 12 4 8 .333
95 Derek Dooley Louisiana Tech WAC 4 8 .333
96 Dennis Erickson Arizona State Pac-10 4 8 .333
97 Brady Hoke San Diego State MWC 4 8 .333
98 Steve Kragthorpe Louisville Big East 4 8 .333
99 Bill Lynch Indiana Big Ten 4 8 .333
100 Doug Marrone Syracuse Big East 4 8 .333
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
101 Mike Price Texas-El Paso CUSA 4 8 .333
102 Steve Roberts Arkansas State Sun Belt 4 8 .333
103 J.D. Brookhart Akron MAC 3 9 .250
104 Mario Cristobal Florida International Sun Belt 3 9 .250
105 Steve Fairchild Colorado State MWC 3 9 .250
106 Al Groh Virginia ACC 3 9 .250
107 Dan Hawkins Colorado Big 12 3 9 .250
108 Bob Toledo Tulane CUSA 3 9 .250
109 Ron Zook Illinois Big Ten 3 9 .250
110 DeWayne Walker New Mexico State WAC 3 10 .231
111 David Bailiff Rice CUSA 2 10 .167
112 Todd Dodge North Texas Sun Belt 2 10 .167
113 Ralph Friedgen Maryland ACC 2 10 .167
114 Bobby Johnson Vanderbilt SEC 2 10 .167
115 Stan Parrish Ball State MAC 2 10 .167
116 Dick Tomey San Jose State WAC 2 10 .167
117 Tommy West Memphis CUSA 2 10 .167
118 Michael Haywood Miami (OH) MAC 1 11 .083
119 Mike Locksley New Mexico MWC 1 11 .083
120 Paul Wulff Washington State Pac-10 1 11 .083
Rk Coach School Conf W L Pct Notes
121 David Elson Western Kentucky Sun Belt 0 12 .000
122 Ron English Eastern Michigan MAC 0 12 .000
123 Jeff Quinn Cincinnati Big East 0 1 .000