Career Leaders and Records for Win-Loss Percentage

Leaders

  • * indicates active coach
  • Since 1869
  • Minimum 10 years.
Leaders Table
Rk Coach Pct W L T School Notes
1Knute Rockne.881105125Notre Dame
2Frank Leahy.864107139Boston College, Notre Dame
3Urban Meyer.854187320Bowling Green State, Florida, Ohio State, Utah
4George Washington Woodruff.846142252Carlisle, Illinois, Pennsylvania
5Barry Switzer.837157294Oklahoma
6Tom Osborne.836255493Nebraska
7Charley Moran.83380145Centre, Texas A&M
Fielding Yost.8331652910Michigan
9Bob Neyland.8291733112Tennessee
10Jim Tressel.828106220Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
11Bud Wilkinson.826145294Oklahoma
12Percy Haughton.81797197Columbia, Cornell, Harvard
13Jock Sutherland.8121442814Lafayette, Pitt
14Frank Thomas.812115247Alabama
15Dabo Swinney*.807142340Clemson
16Bob Devaney.806136307Nebraska, Wyoming
17Nick Saban*.802264651Alabama, LSU, Michigan State, Toledorecord adjusted to 259-65-1 by NCAA
18Bob Stoops.798190480Oklahoma
19Chris Petersen.795147380Boise State, Washington
20Henry Williams.7851403412Army, Minnesota
21Fred Folsom.78174195Colorado, Dartmouth
22Bear Bryant.7803238517Alabama, Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M
23Bo Schembechler.775234658Miami (OH), Michigan
24Jimbo Fisher*.772112330Florida State, Texas A&M
25Andy Smith.771862210California, Purdue
26Fritz Crisler.768116329Michigan, Minnesota, Princeton
27Wallace Wade.7651714910Alabama, Duke
28Frank Kush.764176541Arizona State
29Jimmy Crowley.763862311Fordham, Michigan State, North Carolina Pre-Flight
30Dan McGugin.7621975519Vanderbilt
31Woody Hayes.7612056110Ohio State
32Red Blaik.7591664814Army, Dartmouth
33Lloyd Carr.753122400Michigan
34Joe Paterno.7494091363Penn State
35Darrell Royal.749184605Mississippi State, Texas, Washington
36John McKay.749127408USC
37John Vaught.7451906112Ole Miss
38Carmen Cozza.745114383Yale
39Phillip Fulmer.743151521Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
40Dan Devine.742172579Arizona State, Missouri, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
41Bobby Bowden.7403571244Florida State, West Virginiarecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
42Pop Warner.73331110332Carlisle, Cornell, Pitt, Stanford, Temple
43Howard Jones.7321886318Duke, Iowa, USC, Syracuse, Yale
44Frank Cavanaugh.73086299Boston College, Dartmouth, Fordham, Holy Cross
45Jim Tatum.729100357Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma
46Mark Richt.728171640Georgia, Miami (FL)
47Jumbo Stiehm.72255204Indiana, Nebraska
48Brian Kelly*.721158610Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 137-61-0 by NCAA
49R.C. Slocum.721123472Texas A&M
50Gus Dorais.719119448Detroit Mercy, Gonzaga
51Tad Jones.71966246Syracuse, Yale
52J.R. Richards.71852188Colorado College, Wisconsin
53Steve Spurrier.718228892Duke, Florida, South Carolina
54LaVell Edwards.7162571013Brigham Young
55Dana Bible.7151906922LSU, Mississippi College, Nebraska, Texas, Texas A&M
56Vince Dooley.7152017710Georgia
57Charles Caldwell.71468271Princeton
58David Shaw*.71392370Stanford
59Bobby Dodd.713165648Georgia Tech
60Bernie Bierman.711144569Iowa Pre-Flight, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Tulane
61Ara Parseghian.710131525Northwestern, Notre Dame
62Red Sanders.709102413UCLA, Vanderbilt
63Gilmour Dobie.7091154411Boston College, Cornell, Navy, Washington
64Gary Patterson*.709180740Texas Christian
65Francis Schmidt.708135539Arkansas, Idaho, Ohio State, Texas Christian
66Pat Dye.707153625Auburn, East Carolina, Wyoming
67Ike Armstrong.7041415515Utah
68Frank Broyles.700149626Arkansas, Missouri
69Biff Jones.700873315Army, LSU, Nebraska, Oklahoma
70Jimmy Johnson.69981343Miami (FL), Oklahoma State
71John Heisman.6981486014Clemson, Georgia Tech, Pennsylvania, Rice, Washington & Jefferson
72Branch Bocock.69858244Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia Tech
73Billy Murphy.69781351Memphis
74Richard Colman.69475330Princeton
75Myron Witham.69363267Colorado
76John Cooper.691192846Arizona State, Ohio State, Tulsa
77Jesse Hawley.69063281Dartmouth, Iowa
78John Wilce.68878339Ohio State
79Don James.687175793Kent State, Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
80Ray Graves.68670314Florida
81Mike Donahue.685122548Auburn, LSU
82Amos Alonzo Stagg.68328212329Chicago, Pacific, Springfield
83Charles McClendon.682135617LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
84Henry Frnka.68171325Tulane, Tulsa
85Bobby Petrino.680119560Arkansas, Louisville, Western Kentucky
86Hugo Bezdek.6801054613Arkansas, Oregon, Penn State
87Mike Bellotti.678116550Oregon
88Mike Gundy*.676140670Oklahoma State
89Ralph Jordan.674175837Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
90William Fetzer.67261287Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State
Bernie Moore.67283396LSU
92Carl Snavely.6721064911Bucknell, Cornell, North Carolina
93Jack Mollenkopf.67084399Purdue
94Gus Malzahn*.66979390Arkansas State, Auburn, UCF
95James Franklin*.66987430Penn State, Vanderbilt
96Larry Coker.66782410Miami (FL), UTSA
97Mack Brown*.6652551281North Carolina, Texas, Tulane
98Terry Donahue.665151748UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
99Les Miles.665145730Kansas, LSU, Oklahoma State
100Kyle Whittingham*.665135680Utah
101Danny Ford.664121605Arkansas, Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
102Frank Beamer.6622381212Virginia Tech
103Paul Chryst*.66176390Pitt, Wisconsin
104Bennie Owen.660934512Oklahoma
105William Juneau.65756285Colorado College, Kentucky, Texas, Wisconsin
106Herb Deromedi.6571105510Central Michigan
107Dick Sheridan.65682424Furman, North Carolina State
108Bobby Collins.65689463SMU, Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
109Rip Engle.654132688Brown, Penn State
110Dick Harlow.65471367Colgate, Harvard, Penn State
111Jim Harbaugh*.65381430Michigan, Stanford
112Sol Metzger.65264335Baylor, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington & Jefferson, West Virginia
113Lou Holtz.6512491327Arkansas, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, South Carolina, William & Mary
114Bennie Oosterbaan.65063334Michigan
115Tommy Prothro.649104555Oregon State, UCLA
116George Munger.649824210Pennsylvania
117Tommy Bowden.64790490Clemson, Tulane
118Bill Snyder.6472151171Kansas State
119Forest Evashevski.64763336Iowa, Washington State
120Andrew Kerr.6461206312Colgate, Stanford, Washington & Jefferson
121Dennis Erickson.644147811Arizona State, Idaho, Miami (FL), Oregon State, Washington State, Wyoming
122John Yovicsin.64478425Harvard
123Frank Burns.64378431Rutgers
124Lane Kiffin*.64270390Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss, USC, Tennessee
125Dan Mullen*.641100560Florida, Mississippi State
126Mark Dantonio.641132740Cincinnati, Michigan State
127Homer Norton.6411115915Centenary (LA), Texas A&M
128Clarence Spears.639894811Maryland, Minnesota, Oregon, West Virginia, Wisconsin
129Bill Murray.63793519Duke
130Doug Dickey.637104586Florida, Tennessee
131Claude Gilbert.63699563San Diego State, San Jose Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
132Warren Woodson.6351478211Arizona, Hardin-Simmons, New Mexico State
133Bowden Wyatt.63499565Arkansas, Tennessee, Wyoming
134Gary Pinkel.6331911103Missouri, Toledo
135Darryl Rogers.632109627Arizona State, Fresno State, Michigan State, San Jose State
136Jordan Olivar.632111638Loyola Marymount, Villanova, Yale
137Frank Solich.6311731010Nebraska, Ohio
138William Ingram.63175429California, Indiana, Navy, William & Mary
139Jim Leavitt.63075440South Florida
140Bronco Mendenhall*.630131770Brigham Young, Virginia
141Chris Ault.62995560Nevada
142John Robinson.629132774UNLV, USC
143Pappy Waldorf.6281578919California, Kansas State, Northwestern, Oklahoma State
144Earle Bruce.628139822Colorado State, Iowa State, Ohio State
145Jim Young.627120712Arizona, Army, Purdue
146Madison Bell.6261367816SMU, Texas A&M, Texas Christian
147Ben Schwartzwalder.626153913Syracuse
148O.E. Hollingbery.625935314Washington State
George Sanford.62567396Columbia, Rutgers
150Bill McCartney.62493555Colorado
151Edward Robinson.6241408212Brown
152Jeff Cravath.62374439Denver, San Francisco, USC
153Matt Campbell*.62172440Iowa State, Toledo
154Joseph Yukica.61988541Boston College, Dartmouth
155Walter Steffen.61956338Carnegie Mellon
156Kirk Ferentz*.6171711060Iowa
157Joe Kerbel.61768421West Texas A&M
158James Phelan.6161368214Missouri, Purdue, Saint Mary's (CA), Washington
159Bret Bielema*.61698610Arkansas, Illinois, Wisconsin
160Tommy Tuberville.616159990Auburn, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Texas Tech
161Harry Mehre.61598607Georgia, Ole Miss
162Wallace Butts.615140869Georgia
163Harris Cope.614482812Samford, Sewanee
164Harry Kipke.61349305Michigan, Michigan State
165Gene Stallings.61397612Alabama, Texas A&Mrecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
166Slip Madigan.61261379Iowa, Saint Mary's (CA)
167Robert Zuppke.6121318112Illinois
168Doc Holliday.61285540Marshall
169Charlie Bachman.6111328022Florida, Kansas State, Michigan State, Northwestern
170Dave Doeren*.61180510North Carolina State, Northern Illinois
171Butch Davis*.609103660Florida International, Miami (FL), North Carolinarecord adjusted to 87-66-0 by NCAA
Don Nehlen.6092021288Bowling Green State, West Virginia
173Duffy Daugherty.609109695Michigan State
174Barry Alvarez.609118754Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
175Fisher DeBerry.6081691091Air Force
176Wayne Hardin.607111715Navy, Temple
177Bob Blackman.6051641067Cornell, Dartmouth, Denver, Illinois
178Jim Carlen.604107696South Carolina, Texas Tech, West Virginia
179Art Briles.60499650Baylor, Houston
180Jeff Tedford.603108710California, Fresno State
181Butch Jones*.60385560Arkansas State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Tennessee
182Paul Pasqualoni.603117771Connecticut, Syracuserecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
183Samuel Newton.60276502Lafayette, Lehigh, Penn State
184Kevin Sumlin.60195630Arizona, Houston, Texas A&M
185John Anderson.60152343Brown, Rice
186Ralph Friedgen.60075500Maryland
Rick Neuheisel.60087580Colorado, UCLA, Washington
Ed Orgeron*.60063420LSU, Ole Miss, USC
Dallas Ward.60063416Colorado
190Joseph Restic.59959393Harvard
191Red Drew.59860398Alabama, Birmingham-Southern, Ole Miss
192Todd Graham*.598101680Arizona State, Hawaii, Pitt, Rice, Tulsa
193D.C. Walker.59777516Wake Forest
194Mike Leach*.597145980Mississippi State, Texas Tech, Washington State
195Jackie Sherrill.5951791214Mississippi State, Pitt, Texas A&M, Washington Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
196Bill Yeoman.5941601088Houston
197Ken Niumatalolo*.594101690Navy
198George Sauer.59456378Baylor, Kansas, Navy
199Andy Gustafson.594115784Miami (FL), Virginia Tech
200Sonny Lubick.593108740Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
201Dick Crum.593113774Kent State, Miami (OH), North Carolina
202Dave McClain.59372493Ball State, Wisconsin
203Jerry Claiborne.5921791228Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia Tech
204Glenn Thistlethwaite.591885913Northwestern, Richmond, Wisconsin
205Rod Carey*.59062430Northern Illinois, Temple
206Dan Hawkins.59072500Boise State, Colorado
207Paul Johnson.590128890Georgia Tech, Navyrecord adjusted to 127-89-0 by NCAA
208Tom O'Brien.590115800Boston College, North Carolina State
209Lon Stiner.589744917Oregon State
210Fred Akers.589108753Purdue, Texas, Wyoming
John Bateman.58973510Rutgers
212Howard Odell.58858404Washington, Yale
213George Welsh.5881891324Navy, Virginia
214Rich Rodriguez.587118830Arizona, Michigan, West Virginia
215Dick MacPherson.58666464Syracuse
216Troy Calhoun*.585103730Air Force
217Jeff Bower.584118841Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
218Pat Hill.583112800Fresno State
219Ron McBride.58388630Utah
220Charlie Strong.58374530Florida, Louisville, South Florida, Texas
221Jim Lookabaugh.58158416Oklahoma State
222Joe Morrison.581101727Chattanooga, New Mexico, South Carolina
223William Alexander.5801349515Georgia Tech
224Frank Howard.58016511812Clemson
225Tex Oliver.57955397Arizona, Oregon
226Ott Romney.57966477Brigham Young, Montana State
227Ray Morrison.5781429933SMU, Temple, Vanderbilt
228Joe Tiller.578126921Purdue, Wyoming
229Morley Jennings.57783606Baylor
230Rocky Long.5771461070New Mexico, San Diego State
231Eddie Crowder.57667492Colorado
Jack Hagerty.576634510Georgetown
233Bob Higgins.576997114Penn State, Washington (MO)
234Bob Woodruff.57672528Baylor, Florida
235Ted Shipkey.57552383Arizona State, Montana, New Mexico
236Dutch Meyer.5751097913Texas Christian
237Johnny Majors.57218513710Iowa State, Pitt, Tennessee
238June Jones.571112840Hawaii, SMU
Frank Murray.5711118210Marquette, Virginia
240Harry Hughes.5701259218Colorado State
241Greasy Neale.570564110Virginia, Washington & Jefferson, West Virginia
242Don Faurot.5701098110Iowa Pre-Flight, Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
243William Saunders.56949369Colorado, Denver, Grinnell, Northern Colorado
244Justin Fuente*.56966500Memphis, Virginia Tech
245Edward Anderson.569125946Holy Cross, Iowa
246George O'Leary.5681331010UCF, Georgia Tech
247Al Molde.56862472Western Michigan
248William Spaulding.567675010Minnesota, UCLA
249Harvey Harman.56779603Pennsylvania, Rutgers
250Bo McMillin.566926912Indiana, Kansas State