Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Win-Loss Percentage

Leaders

  • Since 1869
  • Minimum 10 years.
Leaders Table
Year Coach Pct School Notes
2017Paul Chryst1.0000Wisconsin
James Franklin1.0000Penn State
Scott Frost1.0000UCF
Gary Patterson1.0000Texas Christian
Mark Richt1.0000Miami (FL)
Nick Saban1.0000Alabama
Kirby Smart1.0000Georgia
Charlie Strong1.0000South Florida
2016Nick Saban.9333Alabama
Dabo Swinney.9333Clemson
2015Nick Saban.9333Alabama
Dabo Swinney.9333Clemson
2014Urban Meyer.9333Ohio State
2013Jimbo Fisher1.0000Florida State
2012Urban Meyer1.0000Ohio State
2011Les Miles.9286LSU
2010Gene Chizik1.0000Auburn
Gary Patterson1.0000Texas Christian
2009Chris Petersen1.0000Boise State
Nick Saban1.0000Alabama
2008Kyle Whittingham1.0000Utah
2007June Jones.9231Hawaii
Mark Mangino.9231Kansas
2006Chris Petersen1.0000Boise State
2005Mack Brown1.0000Texas
2004Pete Carroll1.0000USCrecord adjusted to 11-0-0 by NCAA
Urban Meyer1.0000Utah
Tommy Tuberville1.0000Auburn
2003Dan Hawkins.9286Boise State
Terry Hoeppner.9286Miami (OH)
Nick Saban.9286LSU
2002Jim Tressel1.0000Ohio State
2001Larry Coker1.0000Miami (FL)
2000Bob Stoops1.0000Oklahoma
1999Bobby Bowden1.0000Florida State
Bob Pruett1.0000Marshall
1998Phillip Fulmer1.0000Tennessee
1997Lloyd Carr1.0000Michigan
Tom Osborne1.0000Nebraska
1996LaVell Edwards.9333Brigham Young
1995Tom Osborne1.0000Nebraska
1994Tom Osborne1.0000Nebraska
Joe Paterno1.0000Penn State
1993Terry Bowden1.0000Auburn
1992Gene Stallings1.0000Alabama
1991Dennis Erickson1.0000Miami (FL)
Don James1.0000Washington
1990Bobby Ross.9583Georgia Tech
1989Lou Holtz.9231Notre Dame
1988Lou Holtz1.0000Notre Dame
1987Jimmy Johnson1.0000Miami (FL)
1986Joe Paterno1.0000Penn State
1985Jim Sweeney.9583Fresno State
1984LaVell Edwards1.0000Brigham Young
1983Rey Dempsey.9286Southern Illinois
1982Bobby Collins.9583SMU
1981Danny Ford1.0000Clemson
1980Vince Dooley1.0000Georgia
1979Bear Bryant1.0000Alabama
1978John Robinson.9231USC
1977Fred Akers.9167Texas
Bear Bryant.9167Alabama
Dan Devine.9167Notre Dame
Lou Holtz.9167Arkansas
Joe Paterno.9167Penn State
1976Frank Burns1.0000Rutgers
Johnny Majors1.0000Pitt
1975Bill Davidson1.0000Arkansas State
Frank Kush1.0000Arizona State
1974Barry Switzer1.0000Oklahoma
1973Bill Mallory1.0000Miami (OH)
Ara Parseghian1.0000Notre Dame
Joe Paterno1.0000Penn State
1972John McKay1.0000USC
1971Bob Devaney1.0000Nebraska
Jack Murphy1.0000Toledo
1970Bob Blackman1.0000Dartmouth
Frank Kush1.0000Arizona State
Frank Lauterbur1.0000Toledo
1969Don Coryell1.0000San Diego State
Frank Lauterbur1.0000Toledo
Joe Paterno1.0000Penn State
Darrell Royal1.0000Texas
1968Woody Hayes1.0000Ohio State
Joe Paterno1.0000Penn State
1967Lloyd Eaton.9091Wyoming
Chuck Fairbanks.9091Oklahoma
John McKay.9091USC
1966Bear Bryant1.0000Alabama
1965Bob Blackman1.0000Dartmouth
1964Frank Broyles1.0000Arkansas
Richard Colman1.0000Princeton
1963Darrell Royal1.0000Texas
1962Bob Blackman1.0000Dartmouth
John McKay1.0000USC
John Vaught1.0000Ole Miss
1961John Bateman1.0000Rutgers
Bear Bryant1.0000Alabama
1960Jordan Olivar1.0000Yale
Warren Woodson1.0000New Mexico State
1959Ben Schwartzwalder1.0000Syracuse
1958Paul Dietzel1.0000LSU
1957Dan Devine1.0000Arizona State
Ralph Jordan1.0000Auburn
1956Phil Dickens1.0000Wyoming
Bud Wilkinson1.0000Oklahoma
1955Bud Wilkinson1.0000Oklahoma
1954Woody Hayes1.0000Ohio State
Red Sanders1.0000UCLA
Bud Wilkinson1.0000Oklahoma
1953Frank Leahy.9500Notre Dame
1952Bobby Dodd1.0000Georgia Tech
Biggie Munn1.0000Michigan State
1951Charles Caldwell1.0000Princeton
Joe Kuharich1.0000San Francisco
Biggie Munn1.0000Michigan State
Jim Tatum1.0000Maryland
1950Charles Caldwell1.0000Princeton
Bowden Wyatt1.0000Wyoming
1949Red Blaik1.0000Army
Frank Leahy1.0000Notre Dame
Bud Wilkinson1.0000Oklahoma
1948Frank Howard1.0000Clemson
Bennie Oosterbaan1.0000Michigan
1947Fritz Crisler1.0000Michigan
Frank Leahy1.0000Notre Dame
1946Wallace Butts1.0000Georgia
Warren Woodson1.0000Hardin-Simmons
1945Red Blaik1.0000Army
Jim Lookabaugh1.0000Oklahoma State
Frank Thomas1.0000Alabama
1944Red Blaik1.0000Army
Frank Tritico1.0000Randolph Field
Carroll Widdoes1.0000Ohio State
1943Elmer Burnham1.0000Purdue
Harold White1.0000Colorado College
1942Wallace Butts.9167Georgia
1941Bernie Bierman1.0000Minnesota
1940Bernie Bierman1.0000Minnesota
Frank Kimbrough1.0000Hardin-Simmons
Frank Leahy1.0000Boston College
Clark Shaughnessy1.0000Stanford
1939Homer Norton1.0000Texas A&M
Carl Snavely1.0000Cornell
1938Jack Hagerty1.0000Georgetown
Dutch Meyer1.0000Texas Christian
Bob Neyland1.0000Tennessee
1937Buck Shaw1.0000Santa Clara
1936Frank Thomas.9444Alabama
1935Bernie Bierman1.0000Minnesota
Fritz Crisler1.0000Princeton
1934Bernie Bierman1.0000Minnesota
Frank Thomas1.0000Alabama
1933Fritz Crisler1.0000Princeton
1932Howard Jones1.0000USC
Andrew Kerr1.0000Colgate
Harry Kipke1.0000Michigan
1931Bob Neyland.9500Tennessee
1930Ike Armstrong1.0000Utah
Knute Rockne1.0000Notre Dame
Wallace Wade1.0000Alabama
1929Ike Armstrong1.0000Utah
Bernie Bierman1.0000Tulane
James Phelan1.0000Purdue
Knute Rockne1.0000Notre Dame
1928William Alexander1.0000Georgia Tech
Gus Dorais1.0000Detroit Mercy
1927Dana Bible.9444Texas A&M
Bob Neyland.9444Tennessee
1926Ike Armstrong1.0000Utah
1925Jesse Hawley1.0000Dartmouth
Wallace Wade1.0000Alabama
1924Knute Rockne1.0000Notre Dame
1923Gilmour Dobie1.0000Cornell
Ewing Freeland1.0000SMU
Tad Jones1.0000Yale
Ray Morrison1.0000SMU
Myron Witham1.0000Colorado
Fielding Yost1.0000Michigan
Robert Zuppke1.0000Illinois
1922Gilmour Dobie1.0000Cornell
Howard Jones1.0000Iowa
Andy Smith1.0000California
Ossie Solem1.0000Drake
1921Gilmour Dobie1.0000Cornell
Howard Jones1.0000Iowa
Jock Sutherland1.0000Lafayette
1920Knute Rockne1.0000Notre Dame
Andy Smith1.0000California
Berry Whitaker1.0000Texas
1919Dana Bible1.0000Texas A&M
Charley Moran1.0000Centre
Knute Rockne1.0000Notre Dame
1918Irving Barron1.0000Colorado Mines
Charles Bernier1.0000Virginia Tech
William Juneau1.0000Texas
Bennie Owen1.0000Oklahoma
R.B. Rutherford1.0000Washington (MO)
Gifford Shaw1.0000Presbyterian
Fielding Yost1.0000Michigan
1917Dana Bible1.0000Texas A&M
John Fike1.0000Denver
John Heisman1.0000Georgia Tech
Pop Warner1.0000Pitt
1916Charles Daly1.0000Army
Pop Warner1.0000Pitt
John Wilce1.0000Ohio State
1915Harry Hughes1.0000Colorado State
Bennie Owen1.0000Oklahoma
Jumbo Stiehm1.0000Nebraska
Pop Warner1.0000Pitt
1914Dave Allerdice1.0000Texas
Zora Clevenger1.0000Tennessee
Charles Daly1.0000Army
Jogger Elcock1.0000Washington & Lee
Robert Zuppke1.0000Illinois
1913Mike Donahue1.0000Auburn
Jesse Harper1.0000Notre Dame
Percy Haughton1.0000Harvard
Amos Alonzo Stagg1.0000Chicago
Jumbo Stiehm1.0000Nebraska
1912Percy Haughton1.0000Harvard
Bill Hollenback1.0000Penn State
William Juneau1.0000Wisconsin
1911Fred Folsom1.0000Colorado
1910Fred Folsom1.0000Colorado
Arthur Hall1.0000Illinois
C.J. Rothget1.0000Colorado College
Joseph Thompson1.0000Pitt
1909Hugo Bezdek1.0000Arkansas
Fred Folsom1.0000Colorado
Howard Jones1.0000Yale
1908Doc Kennedy1.0000Kansas
1907William Knox.9500Yale
1906Charles Hutchins1.0000Wisconsin
1905Jack Owsley1.0000Yale
Amos Alonzo Stagg1.0000Chicago
1904Dan McGugin1.0000Vanderbilt
Henry Williams1.0000Minnesota
Fielding Yost1.0000Michigan
1903Henry Williams.9667Minnesota
1902Fielding Yost1.0000Michigan
1901Phil King1.0000Wisconsin
William Reid1.0000Harvard
Fielding Yost1.0000Michigan
1900Malcolm McBride1.0000Yale
1899Alden Knipe.9444Iowa
Amos Alonzo Stagg.9444Chicago
1898Gustave Ferbert1.0000Michigan
W. Cameron Forbes1.0000Harvard
1897George Woodruff1.0000Pennsylvania
1896Parke Davis.9583Lafayette
1895George Woodruff1.0000Pennsylvania
1894William Rhodes1.0000Yale
George Woodruff1.0000Pennsylvania
1893Wallie Winter1.0000Minnesota
1892Knowlton Ames1.0000Purdue
Walter Camp1.0000Yale
1891Walter Camp1.0000Yale
1890George Adams1.0000Harvard
George Stewart1.0000Harvard
1889Walter Camp.9412Yale
1888Walter Camp1.0000Yale
1887Frank Dole.4615Pennsylvania
1886Frank Mason.8571Harvard
1885Frank Dole.6154Pennsylvania
1881Lucius Littauer.8125Harvard

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