Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Win-Loss Percentage

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Leaders Table
Rk Coach Pct W L T School Notes
1Kyle Whittingham*.8461120Utah
2Urban Meyer.8001230Bowling Green State, Utah, Florida, Ohio State
Tom O'Brien.800820Boston College, North Carolina State
4Pat Dye.750721East Carolina, Wyoming, Auburn
5Bob Devaney.700730Wyoming, Nebraska
Dan Devine.700730Arizona State, Missouri, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Skip Holtz*.700730East Carolina, South Florida, Louisiana Tech
June Jones.700730Hawaii, SMU
Mike Riley.700730Oregon State, Nebraska
Jeff Tedford*.700730California, Fresno State
11Barry Alvarez.692940Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Bobby Dodd.692940Georgia Tech
Mike Gundy*.692940Oklahoma State
14Bobby Bowden.68222101West Virginia, Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
15Don James.6671050Kent State, Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
16Joe Paterno.66224121Penn State
17Terry Donahue.654841UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
18Gary Patterson*.6471160Texas Christian
19Dabo Swinney*.643950Clemson
20David Cutcliffe*.636740Ole Miss, Duke
Gary Pinkel.636740Toledo, Missouri
22Mack Brown*.6191380Tulane, North Carolina, Texas
23Barry Switzer.615850Oklahoma
24Les Miles*.600960Oklahoma State, LSU, Kansas
Jim Tressel.600640Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
26Lou Holtz.5911282William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Minnesota, Notre Dame, South Carolina
Bill Yeoman.591641Houston
28Mark Richt.5881070Georgia, Miami (FL)
29Nick Saban*.58314100Toledo, Michigan State, LSU, Alabamarecord adjusted to 232-63-1 by NCAA
30Jackie Sherrill.571860Washington State, Pitt, Texas A&M, Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
31Johnny Majors.563970Iowa State, Pitt, Tennessee
32John Vaught.5561080Ole Miss
33Bear Bryant.55215122Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A&M, Alabama
34Jeff Bower.545650Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce.545650Iowa State, Ohio State, Colorado State
Mark Dantonio*.545650Cincinnati, Michigan State
Brian Kelly*.545650Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 113-57-0 by NCAA
38Charles McClendon.538760LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Bronco Mendenhall*.538760Brigham Young, Virginia
Tommy Tuberville.538760Ole Miss, Auburn, Texas Tech, Cincinnati
41Phillip Fulmer.533870Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
42Darrell Royal.531871Mississippi State, Washington, Texas
43Steve Spurrier.52411100Duke, Florida, South Carolina
44Mike Bellotti.500660Oregon
Fisher DeBerry.500660Air Force
Kirk Ferentz*.500880Iowa
Mike Leach*.500770Texas Tech, Washington State
Ken Niumatalolo*.500550Navy
Chris Petersen*.500660Boise State, Washington
Bob Stoops.500990Oklahoma
51Tom Osborne.48012130Nebraska
52Frank Beamer.47811120Virginia Tech
53Bill Snyder.4749100Kansas State
54Lloyd Carr.462670Michigan
55Woody Hayes.455560Ohio State
George O'Leary.455560Georgia Tech, UCF
Bobby Petrino.455560Louisville, Arkansas, Western Kentucky
Rich Rodriguez.455560West Virginia, Michigan, Arizona
59Vince Dooley.4508102Georgia
60Hayden Fry.441791SMU, North Texas, Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
61Dennis Erickson.417570Wyoming, Washington State, Miami (FL), Oregon State, Idaho, Arizona State
Ralph Jordan.417570Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
63Frank Broyles.400460Missouri, Arkansas
Ken Hatfield.400460Air Force, Arkansas, Clemson, Rice
Bill Mallory.400460Miami (OH), Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
Frank Solich*.400690Nebraska, Ohio
67Paul Johnson.385580Navy, Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 127-89-0 by NCAA
68Pat Hill.364470Fresno State
Joe Tiller.364470Wyoming, Purdue
70John Cooper.357590Tulsa, Arizona State, Ohio State
71Larry Smith.350361Tulane, Arizona, USC, Missouri
72LaVell Edwards.3417141Brigham Young
73George Welsh.3335100Navy, Virginia
74Rocky Long*.308490New Mexico, San Diego State
Don Nehlen.308490Bowling Green State, West Virginia
76Bill Dooley.300370North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Wake Forestrecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
77Bo Schembechler.2945120Miami (OH), Michigan
78Jerry Claiborne.273380Virginia Tech, Maryland, Kentucky
R.C. Slocum.273380Texas A&M
80Fred Akers.200280Wyoming, Texas, Purdue
Chris Ault.200280Nevada
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