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*.806150360Clemson
16Bob Devaney.806136307Nebraska, Wyoming
17Nick Saban*.803274671Alabama, LSU, Michigan State, Toledorecord adjusted to 269-67-1 by NCAA
18Bob Stoops.799191480Oklahoma
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
24Andy Smith.771862210California, Purdue
25Fritz Crisler.768116329Michigan, Minnesota, Princeton
26Wallace Wade.7651714910Alabama, Duke
27Frank Kush.764176541Arizona State
28Jimmy Crowley.763862311Fordham, Michigan State, North Carolina Pre-Flight
29Dan McGugin.7621975519Vanderbilt
30Woody Hayes.7612056110Ohio State
31Jimbo Fisher*.760117370Florida State, Texas A&M
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
46Brian Kelly*.728166620Central Michigan, Cincinnati, LSU, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 145-62-0 by NCAA
47Mark Richt.728171640Georgia, Miami (FL)
48Bryan Harsin*.72682310Arkansas State, Auburn, Boise State
49Jumbo Stiehm.72255204Indiana, Nebraska
50R.C. Slocum.721123472Texas A&M
51Gus Dorais.719119448Detroit Mercy, Gonzaga
52Tad Jones.71966246Syracuse, Yale
53J.R. Richards.71852188Colorado College, Wisconsin
54Steve Spurrier.718228892Duke, Florida, South Carolina
55LaVell Edwards.7162571013Brigham Young
56Dana Bible.7151906922LSU, Mississippi College, Nebraska, Texas, Texas A&M
57Vince Dooley.7152017710Georgia
58Charles Caldwell Jr..71468271Princeton
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
64Francis Schmidt.708135539Arkansas, Idaho, Ohio State, TCU
65Pat Dye.707153625Auburn, East Carolina, Wyoming
66Ike Armstrong.7041415515Utah
67Frank Broyles.700149626Arkansas, Missouri
68Biff Jones.700873315Army, LSU, Nebraska, Oklahoma
69Jimmy Johnson.69981343Miami (FL), Oklahoma State
70John Heisman.6981486014Clemson, Georgia Tech, Pennsylvania, Rice, Washington & Jefferson
71Branch Bocock.69858244Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia Tech
72Billy Murphy.69781351Memphis
73Gary Patterson.696181790TCU
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
82Mike Gundy*.683149690Oklahoma State
83Amos Alonzo Stagg.68328212329Chicago, Pacific, Springfield
84Charles McClendon.682135617LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
85Henry Frnka.68171325Tulane, Tulsa
86Bobby Petrino.680119560Arkansas, Louisville, Western Kentucky
87Hugo Bezdek.6801054613Arkansas, Oregon, Penn State
88Mike Bellotti.678116550Oregon
89David Shaw*.67493450Stanford
90Ralph Jordan.674175837Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
91Kyle Whittingham*.673144700Utah
92William Fetzer.67261287Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State
Gus Malzahn*.67286420Arkansas State, Auburn, UCF
Bernie Moore.67283396LSU
95Carl Snavely.6721064911Bucknell, Cornell, North Carolina
96Jack Mollenkopf.67084399Purdue
97Paul Chryst*.66784420Pitt, Wisconsin
Larry Coker.66782410Miami (FL), UTSA
Jim Harbaugh*.66790450Michigan, Stanford
100Terry Donahue.665151748UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
101Les Miles.665145730Kansas, LSU, Oklahoma State
102Danny Ford.664121605Arkansas, Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
103Frank Beamer.6622381212Virginia Tech
104Bennie Owen.660934512Oklahoma
105Mack Brown*.6592591341North Carolina, Texas, Tulane
106Hugh Freeze*.65875390Arkansas State, Liberty, Ole Miss
107William Juneau.65756285Colorado College, Kentucky, Texas, Wisconsin
108Herb Deromedi.6571105510Central Michigan
109Dick Sheridan.65682424Furman, North Carolina State
110Bobby Collins.65689463SMU, Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
111Rip Engle.654132688Brown, Penn State
112Dick Harlow.65471367Colgate, Harvard, Penn State
113Sol Metzger.65264335Baylor, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington & Jefferson, West Virginia
114Lou Holtz.6512491327Arkansas, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, South Carolina, William & Mary
115James Franklin*.65091490Penn State, Vanderbilt
Bennie Oosterbaan.65063334Michigan
117Tommy Prothro.649104555Oregon State, UCLA
118George Munger.649824210Pennsylvania
119Tommy Bowden.64790490Clemson, Tulane
120Bill Snyder.6472151171Kansas State
121Forest Evashevski.64763336Iowa, Washington State
Lane Kiffin*.64777420Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss, USC, Tennessee
123Andrew Kerr.6461206312Colgate, Stanford, Washington & Jefferson
124Dennis Erickson.644147811Arizona State, Idaho, Miami (FL), Oregon State, Washington State, Wyoming
125John Yovicsin.64478425Harvard
126Frank Burns.64378431Rutgers
127Mark Dantonio.641132740Cincinnati, Michigan State
128Homer Norton.6411115915Centenary (LA), Texas A&M
129Clarence Spears.639894811Maryland, Minnesota, Oregon, West Virginia, Wisconsin
130Bill Murray.63793519Duke
131Doug Dickey.637104586Florida, Tennessee
132Claude Gilbert.63699563San Diego State, San Jose Staterecord adjusted to 100-55-3 by NCAA
133Warren Woodson.6351478211Arizona, Hardin-Simmons, New Mexico State
134Bowden Wyatt.63499565Arkansas, Tennessee, Wyoming
135Gary Pinkel.6331911103Missouri, Toledo
136Darryl Rogers.632109627Arizona State, Fresno State, Michigan State, San Jose State
137Jordan Olivar.632111638Loyola Marymount, Villanova, Yale
138Frank Solich.6311731010Nebraska, Ohio
139William Ingram.63175429California, Indiana, Navy, William & Mary
140Jim Leavitt.63075440South Florida, SMU
141Chris Ault.62995560Nevada
142John Robinson.629132774UNLV, USC
143Pappy Waldorf.6281578919California, Kansas State, Northwestern, Oklahoma State
144Dan Mullen.628103610Florida, Mississippi State
145Earle Bruce.628139822Colorado State, Iowa State, Ohio State
146Jim Young.627120712Arizona, Army, Purdue
147Madison Bell.6261367816SMU, Texas A&M, TCU
148Ben Schwartzwalder.626153913Syracuse
149O.E. Hollingbery.625935314Washington State
Bronco Mendenhall.625135810Brigham Young, Virginia
George Sanford.62567396Columbia, Rutgers
152Bill McCartney.62493555Colorado
153Edward Robinson.6241408212Brown
154Jeff Cravath.62374439Denver, San Francisco, USC
155Dave Doeren*.62187530North Carolina State, Northern Illinois
156Joseph Yukica.61988541Boston College, Dartmouth
157Walter Steffen.61956338Carnegie Mellon
158Kirk Ferentz*.6181781100Iowa
159Joe Kerbel.61768421West Texas A&M
160James Phelan.6161368214Missouri, Purdue, Saint Mary's (CA), Washington
161Tommy Tuberville.616159990Auburn, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Texas Tech
162Harry Mehre.61598607Georgia, Ole Miss
163Wallace Butts.615140869Georgia
164Harris Cope.614482812Samford, Sewanee
165Harry Kipke.61349305Michigan, Michigan State
166Gene Stallings.61397612Alabama, Texas A&Mrecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
167Slip Madigan.61261379Iowa, Saint Mary's (CA)
168Robert Zuppke.6121318112Illinois
169Doc Holliday.61285540Marshall
170Charlie Bachman.6111328022Florida, Kansas State, Michigan State, Northwestern
Matt Campbell*.61177490Iowa State, Toledo
172Bret Bielema*.611102650Arkansas, Illinois, Wisconsin
173Jim McElwain*.61064410Central Michigan, Colorado State, Florida
174Don Nehlen.6092021288Bowling Green State, West Virginia
175Duffy Daugherty.609109695Michigan State
176Barry Alvarez.609118754Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
177Fisher DeBerry.6081691091Air Force
178Wayne Hardin.607111715Navy, Temple
179Bob Blackman.6051641067Cornell, Dartmouth, Denver, Illinois
180Jim Carlen.604107696South Carolina, Texas Tech, West Virginia
181Art Briles.60499650Baylor, Houston
182Jeff Tedford*.603108710California, Fresno State
183Paul Pasqualoni.603117771Connecticut, Syracuserecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
184Samuel Newton.60276502Lafayette, Lehigh, Penn State
185Kevin Sumlin.60195630Arizona, Houston, Texas A&M
186John Anderson.60152343Brown, Rice
187Ralph Friedgen.60075500Maryland
Rick Neuheisel.60087580Colorado, UCLA, Washington
Dallas Ward.60063416Colorado
190Joseph Restic.59959393Harvard
191Red Drew.59860398Alabama, Birmingham-Southern, Ole Miss
192D.C. Walker.59777516Wake Forest
193Troy Calhoun*.597111750Air Force
194Todd Graham.596106720Arizona State, Hawaii, Pitt, Rice, Tulsa
195Jackie Sherrill.5951791214Mississippi State, Pitt, Texas A&M, Washington Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
196Bill Yeoman.5941601088Houston
197George Sauer.59456378Baylor, Kansas, Navy
198Andy Gustafson.594115784Miami (FL), Virginia Tech
199Sonny Lubick.593108740Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
200Mike Leach*.5931501030Mississippi State, Texas Tech, Washington State
201Dick Crum.593113774Kent State, Miami (OH), North Carolina
202Dave McClain.59372493Ball State, Wisconsin
203Jerry Claiborne.5921791228Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia Tech
204P.J. Fleck*.59165450Minnesota, Western Michigan
205Glenn Thistlethwaite.591885913Northwestern, Richmond, Wisconsin
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
212Dana Holgorsen*.58880560Houston, West Virginia
Howard Odell.58858404Washington, Yale
214Ed Orgeron.58867470LSU, Ole Miss, USC
215George Welsh.5881891324Navy, Virginia
216Rich Rodriguez.587118830Arizona, Michigan, West Virginia
217Dick MacPherson.58666464Syracuse
218Jeff Bower.584118841Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
219Pat Hill.583112800Fresno State
Ken Niumatalolo*.583105750Navy
221Ron McBride.58388630Utah
222Charlie Strong.58374530Florida, Louisville, South Florida, Texas
223Jim Lookabaugh.58158416Oklahoma State
224Joe Morrison.581101727Chattanooga, New Mexico, South Carolina
225William Alexander.5801349515Georgia Tech
226Frank Howard.58016511812Clemson
227Tex Oliver.57955397Arizona, Oregon
228Ott Romney.57966477Brigham Young, Montana State
229Butch Davis.579103750Florida International, Miami (FL), North Carolinarecord adjusted to 87-75-0 by NCAA
230Ray Morrison.5781429933SMU, Temple, Vanderbilt
231Joe Tiller.578126921Purdue, Wyoming
232Morley Jennings.57783606Baylor
233Rocky Long.5771461070New Mexico, San Diego State
234Eddie Crowder.57667492Colorado
Jack Hagerty.576634510Georgetown
236Bob Higgins.576997114Penn State, Washington (MO)
237Bob Woodruff.57672528Baylor, Florida
238Ted Shipkey.57552383Arizona State, Montana, New Mexico
239Dutch Meyer.5751097913TCU
240Butch Jones*.57386640Arkansas State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Tennessee
241Johnny Majors.57218513710Iowa State, Pitt, Tennessee
242June Jones.571112840Hawaii, SMU
Frank Murray.5711118210Marquette, Virginia
244Harry Hughes.5701259218Colorado State
245Greasy Neale.570564110Virginia, Washington & Jefferson, West Virginia
246Don Faurot.5701098110Iowa Pre-Flight, Missourirecord adjusted to 110-80-10 by NCAA
247William Saunders.56949369Colorado, Denver, Grinnell, Northern Colorado
248Edward Anderson.569125946Holy Cross, Iowa
249George O'Leary.5681331010UCF, Georgia Tech
250Al Molde.56862472Western Michigan