Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Losses

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Rk Coach L School Notes
1LaVell Edwards14Brigham Young
2Tom Osborne13Nebraska
3Frank Beamer12Virginia Tech
Bear Bryant12Alabama
Joe Paterno12Penn State
Bo Schembechler12Michigan
7Bobby Bowden10Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
Vince Dooley10Georgia
Bill Snyder10Kansas State
Steve Spurrier10Florida
George Welsh10Virginia
12John Cooper9Ohio State
Hayden Fry9Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
Don Nehlen9West Virginia
Nick Saban9Alabamarecord adjusted to 212-61-1 by NCAA
Frank Solich9Ohio
Bob Stoops9Oklahoma
18Fred Akers8Texas
Chris Ault8Nevada
Mack Brown8Texas
Jerry Claiborne8Maryland
Kirk Ferentz8Iowa
Lou Holtz8Notre Dame
R.C. Slocum8Texas A&M
John Vaught8Ole Miss
26Lloyd Carr7Michigan
Doug Dickey7Florida
Bill Dooley7North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
Dennis Erickson7Miami (FL)
Phillip Fulmer7Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Pat Hill7Fresno State
Paul Johnson7Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 118-79-0 by NCAA
Ralph Jordan7Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Rocky Long7New Mexico
Johnny Majors7Tennessee
Darrell Royal7Texas
Joe Tiller7Purdue
38Mike Bellotti6Oregon
Art Briles6Baylor
Frank Broyles6Arkansas
Fisher DeBerry6Air Force
Ken Hatfield6Arkansas
Woody Hayes6Ohio State
Mike Leach6Texas Tech
Sonny Lubick6Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Bill Mallory6Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
Bill McCartney6Colorado
Charles McClendon6LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Les Miles6LSU
George O'Leary6UCF
Gary Patterson6Texas Christian
Jackie Sherrill6Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
John Smith6Louisville
Larry Smith6Arizona
Tommy Tuberville6Auburn
Tommy West6Memphis
57Bret Bielema5Wisconsin
Tommy Bowden5Clemson
Jeff Bower5Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce5Ohio State
Troy Calhoun5Air Force
Jim Carlen5South Carolina
Spike Dykes5Texas Tech
Larry Fedora5North Carolina
Pat Fitzgerald5Northwestern
Don James5Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
Jerry Kill5Minnesota
John Mackovic5Texas
Bronco Mendenhall5Brigham Young
Bob Neyland5Tennessee
Ken Niumatalolo5Navy
Houston Nutt5Arkansas
Bobby Petrino5Louisville
Mike Price5Washington State
Mark Richt5Georgia
Rich Rodriguez5West Virginia
Ben Schwartzwalder5Syracuse
Rick Stockstill5Middle Tennessee State
Barry Switzer5Oklahoma
80Barry Alvarez4Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Gary Barnett4Coloradorecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
Rich Brooks4Oregonrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
Rod Carey4Northern Illinois
David Cutcliffe4Duke
Mark Dantonio4Michigan State
Bob Davie4Notre Dame
Darrell Dickey4North Texas
Bobby Dodd4Georgia Tech
Terry Donahue4UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
Randy Edsall4Connecticut
Don Faurot4Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
Dennis Franchione4New Mexico
Mike Gundy4Oklahoma State
Walt Harris4Pitt
Jimmy Johnson4Miami (FL)
Brian Kelly4Notre Dame
Glen Mason4Minnesota
Dutch Meyer4Texas Christian
George Perles4Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Chris Petersen4Boise State
Gary Pinkel4Missouri
Dick Sheridan4North Carolina State
Dabo Swinney4Clemson
Grant Teaff4Baylor
Jim Tressel4Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
Tyrone Willingham4Stanford
Bill Yeoman4Houston
108Bill Arnsparger3LSU
Emory Bellard3Texas A&M
Larry Blakeney3Troy
Dave Clawson3Bowling Green State
Bill Cubit3Western Michigan
Bill Curry3Georgia Tech
Tim DeRuyter3Fresno State
Bob Devaney3Nebraska
Dan Devine3Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Karl Dorrell3UCLA
Danny Ford3Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
James Franklin3Penn State
Henry Frnka3Tulsa
Chan Gailey3Georgia Tech
Al Golden3Miami (FL)
Todd Graham3Arizona State
Andy Gustafson3Miami (FL)
Dan Hawkins3Boise State
Brady Hoke3Ball State
Dana Holgorsen3West Virginia
Skip Holtz3East Carolina
Frank Howard3Clemson
June Jones3Hawaii
Jim Lambright3Washington
Steve Logan3East Carolina
Gus Malzahn3Auburn
Abe Martin3Texas Christian
Ron McBride3Utah
Dan McCarney3Iowa Staterecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
John McKay3USC
Ruffin McNeill3East Carolina
Urban Meyer3Ohio State
Rick Minter3Cincinnati
Bernie Moore3LSU
Joe Morrison3Chattanooga
Jess Neely3Rice
Rick Neuheisel3Washington
Paul Pasqualoni3Syracuserecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
Bo Pelini3Nebraska
Charley Pell3Florida
James Phelan3Washington
Mike Riley3Oregon State
Paul Roach3Wyoming
George Sauer3Baylor
Carl Snavely3North Carolina
Bruce Snyder3Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
Dennis Stolz3Bowling Green State
Charlie Strong3Louisville
Kevin Sumlin3Texas A&M
Jock Sutherland3Pitt
Jeff Tedford3California
Ted Tollner3San Diego State
Dick Tomey3Arizona
Pappy Waldorf3California
Randy Walker3Miami (OH)record adjusted to 96-81-5 by NCAA
Mike White3Illinoisrecord adjusted to 82-71-4 by NCAA
Ron Zook3Illinois
165Steve Addazio2Boston College
William Alexander2Georgia Tech
Tom Amstutz2Toledo
Gary Andersen2Utah State
Blake Anderson2Arkansas State
Tim Beckman2Toledo
Jack Bicknell2Boston College
Mike Bobo2Colorado State
John Bonamego2Central Michigan
Billy Brewer2Ole Missrecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Tim Brewster2Minnesota
Milt Bruhn2Wisconsin
Wallace Butts2Georgia
Pete Carroll2USCrecord adjusted to 83-19-0 by NCAA
Len Casanova2Oregon
Pete Cawthon2Texas Tech
Larry Coker2Miami (FL)
Bobby Collins2Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
Jeff Cravath2USC
Eddie Crowder2Colorado
Dick Crum2North Carolina
Butch Davis2Miami (FL)record adjusted to 67-45-0 by NCAA
Paul Dietzel2LSU
Edward Doherty2Arizona State
Red Drew2Alabama
Mike DuBose2Alabama
Ernie Duplechin2McNeese State
Pat Dye2Auburn
Jack Elway2San Jose State
Don Fambrough2Kansasrecord adjusted to 35-50-5 by NCAA
Foge Fazio2Pitt
Jimbo Fisher2Florida State
P.J. Fleck2Western Michigan
Kyle Flood2Rutgers
Hugh Freeze2Ole Miss
Ralph Friedgen2Maryland
Vince Gibson2Kansas Staterecord adjusted to 75-98-2 by NCAA
Ray Goff2Georgia
Jim Grobe2Wake Forest
Al Groh2Virginia
Jim Harbaugh2Stanford
Wayne Hardin2Temple
Bill Hess2Ohio
Cac Hubbard2Denver
Butch Jones2Tennessee
Joey Jones2South Alabama
Chip Kelly2Oregon
Lane Kiffin2USC
J. King2Texas Tech
Dirk Koetter2Arizona State
Steve Kragthorpe2Tulsa
Jim Leavitt2South Florida
Pete Lembo2Ball State
Bill Lynch2Ball State
Ben Martin2Air Force
Dave McClain2Wisconsin
Greg McMackin2Hawaii
David McWilliams2Texas
John Michelosen2Pitt
Jim Mora2UCLA
Dell Morgan2Texas Tech
Dan Mullen2Mississippi State
Hal Mumme2Kentucky
Will Muschamp2Florida
Pat Narduzzi2Pitt
Homer Norton2Texas A&M
Thomas Nugent2Maryland
Tom O'Brien2Boston College
Mike O'Cain2North Carolina State
Ara Parseghian2Notre Dame
Bill Peterson2Florida State
John Pont2Indiana
Warren Powers2Missourirecord adjusted to 53-37-3 by NCAA
Tommy Prothro2Oregon State
Bob Pruett2Marshall
Jeff Quinn2Buffalo
John Ralston2Stanford
Paul Rhoads2Iowa State
Matt Rhule2Temple
Pepper Rodgers2Georgia Tech
Bobby Ross2Maryland
Red Sanders2UCLA
Steve Sarkisian2Washington
Paul Schudel2Ball State
Randy Shannon2Miami (FL)
David Shaw2Stanford
Mike Sherman2Texas A&M
Steve Sloan2Texas Tech
Frank Spaziani2Boston College
Bill Stewart2West Virginia
Mike Stoops2Arizona
Jim Sweeney2Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
Jim Tatum2Maryland
Lou Tepper2Illinois
Frank Thomas2Alabama
Tiny Thornhill2Stanford
Bob Toledo2UCLA
Wallace Wade2Duke
Pop Warner2Carlisle
Charlie Weis2Notre Dame
Bud Wilkinson2Oklahoma
Kevin Wilson2Indiana
Bowden Wyatt2Tennessee

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