Career Leaders and Records for Games

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Rk Coach G School Notes
1Joe Paterno548Penn State
2Bobby Bowden485Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
3Pop Warner446Carlisle
4Amos Alonzo Stagg434Chicago
5Bear Bryant425Alabama
6Hayden Fry420Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
7Lou Holtz388Notre Dame
8Jess Neely363Rice
9Frank Beamer361Virginia Tech
LaVell Edwards361Brigham Young
11Mack Brown356Texas
12Don Nehlen338West Virginia
13Dick Tomey335Arizona
14Johnny Majors332Tennessee
15George Welsh325Virginia
16Bill Snyder320Kansas State
17Steve Spurrier319Florida
18Ken Hatfield312Arkansas
19Jerry Claiborne309Maryland
20Tom Osborne307Nebraska
Bo Schembechler307Michigan
Jim Sweeney307Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
23Gary Pinkel304Missouri
Jackie Sherrill304Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
25Bill Mallory301Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
26Frank Howard295Clemson
27Bill Dooley293North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
28Rich Brooks290Oregonrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
29Vince Dooley288Georgia
30Nick Saban284Alabamarecord adjusted to 216-62-1 by NCAA
31John Cooper282Ohio State
32Dana Bible281Texas A&M
33Fisher DeBerry279Air Force
34Bob Blackman277Dartmouth
Mike Price277Washington State
Howard Schnellenberger277Louisville
37Woody Hayes276Ohio State
Larry Smith276Arizona
Bill Yeoman276Houston
40Ray Morrison274SMU
41Dan McGugin271Vanderbilt
42Howard Jones269USC
43Ralph Jordan265Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Pappy Waldorf265California
45Lou Little264Columbia
46John Vaught263Ole Miss
47Tommy Tuberville258Auburn
48Don James257Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
49Darrell Royal249Texas
50Ben Schwartzwalder247Syracuse
51Glen Mason245Minnesota
52William Alexander244Georgia Tech
Frank Solich244Ohio
54Warren Woodson240New Mexico State
55Kirk Ferentz239Iowa
Jim Grobe239Wake Forest
Grant Teaff239Baylor
58Dan Devine238Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Dennis Franchione238New Mexico
Bob Stoops238Oklahoma
61Bobby Dodd237Georgia Tech
Bruce Snyder237Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
63Wallace Butts235Georgia
Harry Hughes235Colorado State
65Charlie Bachman234Michigan State
George O'Leary234UCF
Edward Robinson234Brown
68Terry Donahue233UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
69James Phelan232Washington
70Frank Kush231Arizona State
71Madison Bell230SMU
Wallace Wade230Duke
73Dennis Erickson229Miami (FL)
74Red Blaik228Army
Ben Martin228Air Force
76Rocky Long226New Mexico
77Edward Anderson225Holy Cross
78Robert Zuppke224Illinois
79Earle Bruce223Ohio State
80John Heisman222Georgia Tech
81Mark Richt221Georgia
82Pat Dye220Auburn
83Joe Tiller219Purdue
84DeOrmond McLaughry218Brown
85Frank Broyles217Arkansas
86Bob Neyland216Tennessee
Gary Patterson216Texas Christian
George Woodruff216Pennsylvania
89Watson Brown213UAB
John Robinson213USC
91Ike Armstrong211Utah
Mike Riley211Oregon State
93Bernie Bierman209Minnesota
Len Casanova209Oregon
Paul Dietzel209LSU
96Rip Engle208Penn State
97Urban Meyer207Ohio State
Clark Shaughnessy207Tulane
99Bobby Ross206Maryland
100Phillip Fulmer204Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Paul Johnson204Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 120-83-0 by NCAA
Fielding Yost204Michigan
103Jeff Bower203Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Charles McClendon203LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Frank Murray203Marquette
106Aldo Donelli202Boston University
Mike Leach202Texas Tech
108Randy Edsall201Connecticut
Dutch Meyer201Texas Christian
110Don Faurot200Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
Rich Rodriguez200West Virginia
112David Cutcliffe198Duke
113Barry Alvarez197Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Andy Gustafson197Miami (FL)
Les Miles197LSU
Francis Schmidt197Texas Christian
117June Jones196Hawaii
118Andrew Kerr195Colgate
Dan McCarney195Iowa Staterecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Tom O'Brien195Boston College
Paul Pasqualoni195Syracuserecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
122Dick Crum194North Carolina
Ossie Solem194Drake
124Jim Young193Army
125Bill Curry192Georgia Tech
Pat Hill192Fresno State
127Jack Curtice191Utah
Murray Warmath191Minnesota
Charlie Weatherbie191Louisiana-Monroe
130Barry Switzer190Oklahoma
131Ara Parseghian188Notre Dame
Jim Walden188Washington Staterecord adjusted to 70-111-7 by NCAA
133Wayne Hardin187Temple
Jim Owens187Washington
135Fred Akers186Texas
Danny Ford186Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Jock Sutherland186Pitt
Henry Williams186Minnesota
139Homer Norton185Texas A&M
140Mike Donahue184Auburn
Bob Higgins184Penn State
Houston Nutt184Arkansas
143Duffy Daugherty183Michigan State
144Jim Carlen182South Carolina
Sonny Lubick182Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Jordan Olivar182Yale
John Ralston182Stanford
Randy Walker182Miami (OH)record adjusted to 96-81-5 by NCAA
149John Mackovic180Texas
Joe Morrison180Chattanooga
Bob Toledo180UCLA
152Mark Dantonio179Michigan State
153Al Groh178Virginia
Darryl Rogers178Arizona State
Bud Wilkinson178Oklahoma
156Brian Kelly177Notre Dame
157Herb Deromedi175Central Michigan
Vince Gibson175Kansas Staterecord adjusted to 75-98-2 by NCAA
John McKay175USC
160Frank Kimbrough174West Texas A&M
161Bob Devaney173Nebraska
Earle Edwards173North Carolina State
Bo McMillin173Indiana
Bill Meek173Utahrecord adjusted to 77-90-6 by NCAA
165Curley Byrd172Maryland
R.C. Slocum172Texas A&M
167Mike Bellotti171Oregon
Gus Dorais171Detroit Mercy
169Larry Blakeney170Troy
Gilmour Dobie170Cornell
Dennis Stolz170Bowling Green State
172Harry Stuhldreher169Wisconsin
Tommy West169Memphis
174Gary Barnett168Coloradorecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
Doug Dickey168Florida
176Ray Eliot167Illinois
Skip Holtz167East Carolina
John Pont167Indiana
179Arthur Guepe166Virginia
Mike Gundy166Oklahoma State
Bill Hess166Ohio
Bronco Mendenhall166Brigham Young
Carl Snavely166North Carolina
Kyle Whittingham166Utah
185Harry Mehre165Georgia
Tyrone Willingham165Stanford
187Hugo Bezdek164Penn State
Art Briles164Baylor
Lee Corso164Indiana
Bobby Petrino164Louisville
Tommy Prothro164Oregon State
192Lloyd Carr162Michigan
Thomas Nugent162Maryland
194O.E. Hollingbery160Washington State
Gene Stallings160Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Glenn Thistlethwaite160Richmond
Bowden Wyatt160Tennessee
198Claude Gilbert158San Diego Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
Jack Meagher158Auburn
200Fritz Crisler157Michigan
Chris Petersen157Boise State
Steve Sloan157Texas Tech
Mike White157Illinoisrecord adjusted to 82-71-4 by NCAA
204John Smith156Louisville
Chuck Stobart156Memphisrecord adjusted to 70-83-3 by NCAA
206Bret Bielema155Wisconsin
Carmen Cozza155Yale
Todd Graham155Arizona State
Jim Wacker155Texas Christian
210Emory Bellard154Texas A&M
Walt Harris154Pitt
Chuck Shelton154Utah State
213Bill McCartney153Colorado
Bill Murray153Duke
215Robert King152Furman
Jeff Tedford152California
217Chris Ault151Nevada
Pat Fitzgerald151Northwestern
Ron McBride151Utah
220Spike Dykes150Texas Tech
Brady Hoke150Ball State
Hal Lahar150Colgate
Bennie Owen150Oklahoma
Rick Stockstill150Middle Tennessee State
225Morley Jennings149Baylor
Gene Murphy149Cal State Fullertonrecord adjusted to 60-88-1 by NCAA
227Billy Brewer148Ole Missrecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
228Edwin Merrick146Richmond
Red Sanders146UCLA
Frank Thomas146Alabama
231Edward Doherty145Arizona State
Gerry Faust145Akron
Abe Martin145Texas Christian
Rick Neuheisel145Washington
235Dee Andros144Oregon State
236Art Baker143Furmanrecord adjusted to 65-73-5 by NCAA
Nelson Stokley143Louisiana-Lafayette
Ron Turner143Illinois
Joseph Yukica143Boston College
240Troy Calhoun142Air Force
Harvey Harman142Rutgers
Doug Martin142Kent State
Jim Tatum142Maryland
244Gwinn Henry141Missouri
Pepper Rodgers141Georgia Tech
246Rex Enright140South Carolina
Jack Mitchell140Kansasrecord adjusted to 73-60-7 by NCAA
Lon Stiner140Oregon State
249Terry Bowden139Auburn
Tommy Bowden139Clemson
Bill Lynch139Ball State
Odus Mitchell139North Texas
Joe Novak139Northern Illinois
George Perles139Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA

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