Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Win-Loss Percentage


  • * indicates active coach
  • Since 1869
  • Minimum 10 games.
Leaders Table
Rk Coach Pct School Notes
1Kyle Whittingham*.917Utah
2Tom O'Brien.8Boston College
3Urban Meyer*.786Ohio State
4Pat Dye.75Auburn
5Bob Devaney.7Nebraska
Dan Devine.7Missourirecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
June Jones.7Hawaii
Mike Riley.7Oregon State
9Barry Alvarez.692Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Bobby Dodd.692Georgia Tech
11Bobby Bowden.682Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
12Mike Gundy*.667Oklahoma State
Don James.667Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
14Joe Paterno.662Penn State
15Terry Donahue.654UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
16Gary Pinkel.636Missouri
17Gary Patterson*.625Texas Christian
Mark Richt*.625Georgia
19Mack Brown.619Texas
20Barry Switzer.615Oklahoma
21David Cutcliffe*.6Duke
Mark Dantonio*.6Michigan State
Brian Kelly*.6Notre Damerecord adjusted to 104-56-0 by NCAA
Les Miles.6LSU
Jim Tressel.6Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
26Lou Holtz.591Notre Dame
Nick Saban*.591Alabamarecord adjusted to 221-62-1 by NCAA
Bill Yeoman.591Houston
29Dabo Swinney*.583Clemson
30Jackie Sherrill.571Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
31Johnny Majors.563Tennessee
32John Vaught.556Ole Miss
33Bear Bryant.552Alabama
34Jeff Bower.545Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce.545Ohio State
Chris Petersen*.545Boise State
37Charles McClendon.538LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Tommy Tuberville.538Auburn
39Phillip Fulmer.533Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
40Darrell Royal.531Texas
41Steve Spurrier.524Florida
42Mike Bellotti.5Oregon
Fisher DeBerry.5Air Force
Bronco Mendenhall*.5Brigham Young
Ken Niumatalolo*.5Navy
Bob Stoops.5Oklahoma
47Tom Osborne.48Nebraska
48Frank Beamer.478Virginia Tech
49Bill Snyder*.474Kansas State
50Kirk Ferentz*.467Iowa
51Lloyd Carr.462Michigan
Mike Leach*.462Texas Tech
53Woody Hayes.455Ohio State
George O'Leary.455UCF
Bobby Petrino*.455Louisville
Rich Rodriguez.455West Virginia
57Vince Dooley.45Georgia
58Hayden Fry.441Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
59Dennis Erickson.417Miami (FL)
Paul Johnson*.417Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 121-85-0 by NCAA
Ralph Jordan.417Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
62Frank Broyles.4Arkansas
Ken Hatfield.4Arkansas
Bill Mallory.4Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
65Pat Hill.364Fresno State
Joe Tiller.364Purdue
67John Cooper.357Ohio State
Frank Solich*.357Ohio
69Larry Smith.35Arizona
70LaVell Edwards.341Brigham Young
71Rocky Long*.333San Diego State
George Welsh.333Virginia
73Don Nehlen.308West Virginia
74Bill Dooley.3North Carolinarecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
75Bo Schembechler.294Michigan
76Jerry Claiborne.273Maryland
R.C. Slocum.273Texas A&M
78Fred Akers.2Texas
Chris Ault.2Nevada

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