Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Wins

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Coach W School Notes
1Joe Paterno24Penn State
2Bobby Bowden22West Virginia, Florida Staterecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
3Bear Bryant15Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A&M, Alabama
4Nick Saban*14Toledo, Michigan State, LSU, Alabamarecord adjusted to 232-63-1 by NCAA
5Mack Brown*13Tulane, North Carolina, Texas
6Lou Holtz12William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Minnesota, Notre Dame, South Carolina
Urban Meyer12Bowling Green State, Utah, Florida, Ohio State
Tom Osborne12Nebraska
9Frank Beamer11Virginia Tech
Gary Patterson*11Texas Christian
Steve Spurrier11Duke, Florida, South Carolina
Kyle Whittingham*11Utah
13Don James10Kent State, Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
Mark Richt10Georgia, Miami (FL)
John Vaught10Ole Miss
16Barry Alvarez9Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Bobby Dodd9Georgia Tech
Mike Gundy*9Oklahoma State
Johnny Majors9Iowa State, Pitt, Tennessee
Les Miles*9Oklahoma State, LSU, Kansas
Bill Snyder9Kansas State
Bob Stoops9Oklahoma
Dabo Swinney*9Clemson
24Terry Donahue8UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
Vince Dooley8Georgia
Kirk Ferentz*8Iowa
Phillip Fulmer8Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Tom O'Brien8Boston College, North Carolina State
John Robinson8USC, UNLV
Darrell Royal8Mississippi State, Washington, Texas
Jackie Sherrill8Washington State, Pitt, Texas A&M, Mississippi Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
Barry Switzer8Oklahoma
33Pete Carroll7USCrecord adjusted to 83-19-0 by NCAA
David Cutcliffe*7Ole Miss, Duke
Bob Devaney7Wyoming, Nebraska
Dan Devine7Arizona State, Missouri, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Pat Dye7East Carolina, Wyoming, Auburn
LaVell Edwards7Brigham Young
Hayden Fry7SMU, North Texas, Iowarecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
Skip Holtz*7East Carolina, South Florida, Louisiana Tech
June Jones7Hawaii, SMU
Mike Leach*7Texas Tech, Washington State
Charles McClendon7LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Bronco Mendenhall*7Brigham Young, Virginia
Gary Pinkel7Toledo, Missouri
Mike Riley7Oregon State, Nebraska
Jeff Tedford*7California, Fresno State
Tommy Tuberville7Ole Miss, Auburn, Texas Tech, Cincinnati
49Mike Bellotti6Oregon
Jeff Bower6Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce6Iowa State, Ohio State, Colorado State
Lloyd Carr6Michigan
Dick Crum6Miami (OH), North Carolina, Kent State
Mark Dantonio*6Cincinnati, Michigan State
Butch Davis*6Miami (FL), North Carolina, Florida Internationalrecord adjusted to 80-52-0 by NCAA
Fisher DeBerry6Air Force
Jimbo Fisher*6Florida State, Texas A&M
Danny Ford6Clemson, Arkansasrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Doc Holliday*6Marshall
Brian Kelly*6Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 113-57-0 by NCAA
Frank Kush6Arizona State
John McKay6USC
Dan Mullen*6Mississippi State, Florida
Paul Pasqualoni6Syracuse, Connecticutrecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
Chris Petersen*6Boise State, Washington
Howard Schnellenberger6Miami (FL), Louisville, Oklahoma, Florida Atlantic
Frank Solich*6Nebraska, Ohio
Gene Stallings6Texas A&M, Alabamarecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Jim Tressel6Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
Bud Wilkinson6Oklahoma
Warren Woodson6Hardin-Simmons, Arizona, New Mexico State
Bill Yeoman6Houston
73Wallace Butts5Georgia
Paul Chryst*5Pitt, Wisconsin
John Cooper5Tulsa, Arizona State, Ohio State
Dennis Erickson5Wyoming, Washington State, Miami (FL), Oregon State, Idaho, Arizona State
Ralph Friedgen5Maryland
Todd Graham5Rice, Tulsa, Pitt, Arizona State
Woody Hayes5Ohio State
Paul Johnson5Navy, Georgia Techrecord adjusted to 127-89-0 by NCAA
Howard Jones5Syracuse, Yale, Iowa, Duke, USC
Ralph Jordan5Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Glen Mason5Kent State, Kansas, Minnesota
Rick Neuheisel5Colorado, Washington, UCLA
Ken Niumatalolo*5Navy
George O'Leary5Georgia Tech, UCF
Bobby Petrino5Louisville, Arkansas, Western Kentucky
Bob Pruett5Marshall
Rich Rodriguez5West Virginia, Michigan, Arizona
Bo Schembechler5Miami (OH), Michigan
Greg Schiano5Rutgers
David Shaw*5Stanford
Jim Sweeney5Washington State, Fresno Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
Dick Tomey5Hawaii, Arizona, San Jose State
George Welsh5Navy, Virginia
Jim Young5Arizona, Purdue, Army
97Chuck Amato4North Carolina State
Bill Battle4Tennessee
Bret Bielema4Wisconsin, Arkansas
Jeff Brohm*4Western Kentucky, Purdue
Rich Brooks4Oregon, Kentuckyrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
Frank Broyles4Missouri, Arkansas
Troy Calhoun*4Air Force
Larry Coker4Miami (FL), UTSA
Dave Doeren*4Northern Illinois, North Carolina State
Jim Donnan4Georgia
Pat Fitzgerald*4Northwestern
James Franklin*4Vanderbilt, Penn State
Ray Graves4Florida
Jim Grobe4Ohio, Wake Forest, Baylor
Bryan Harsin*4Arkansas State, Boise State
Ken Hatfield4Air Force, Arkansas, Clemson, Rice
Pat Hill4Fresno State
Mark Hudspeth4Louisiana
Butch Jones4Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Tennessee
Dirk Koetter4Boise State, Arizona State
Rocky Long*4New Mexico, San Diego State
Bill Mallory4Miami (OH), Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indianarecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
Gary Moeller4Illinois, Michigan
Jess Neely4Clemson, Rice
Don Nehlen4Bowling Green State, West Virginia
Houston Nutt4Boise State, Arkansas, Ole Miss
Bo Pelini4Nebraska
Bobby Ross4Citadel, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Army
Charlie Strong*4Florida, Louisville, Texas, South Florida
Kevin Sumlin*4Houston, Texas A&M, Arizona
Grant Teaff4Baylor
Frank Thomas4Alabama
Joe Tiller4Wyoming, Purdue
130William Alexander3Georgia Tech
David Bailiff3Rice
Dana Bible3Mississippi College, LSU, Texas A&M, Nebraska, Texas
Terry Bowden3Auburn, Akron
Tommy Bowden3Tulane, Clemson
Billy Brewer3Louisiana Tech, Ole Missrecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Art Briles3Houston, Baylor
Neal Brown*3Troy, West Virginia
Matt Campbell*3Toledo, Iowa State
Gene Chizik3Iowa State, Auburn
Jerry Claiborne3Virginia Tech, Maryland, Kentucky
Dave Clawson*3Bowling Green State, Wake Forest
Bobby Collins3Southern Mississippi, SMUrecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
Eddie Crowder3Colorado
Gerry DiNardo3Vanderbilt, LSU, Indianarecord adjusted to 60-76-1 by NCAA
Bill Dooley3North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Wake Forestrecord adjusted to 162-126-5 by NCAA
Randy Edsall*3Connecticut, Maryland
Rip Engle3Brown, Penn State
Chuck Fairbanks3Oklahoma, Colorado
Larry Fedora3Southern Mississippi, North Carolina
Dennis Franchione3New Mexico, Texas Christian, Alabama, Texas A&M, Texas State
Hugh Freeze*3Arkansas State, Ole Miss, Liberty
Al Groh3Wake Forest, Virginia
Tom Herman*3Houston, Texas
Frank Howard3Clemson
Jimmy Johnson3Oklahoma State, Miami (FL)
Pat Jones3Oklahoma State
Jim Leavitt3South Florida
Sonny Lubick3Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Dick MacPherson3Syracuse
Mark Mangino3Kansas
Ron McBride3Utah
Dan McCarney3Iowa State, North Texasrecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Bill McCartney3Colorado
Dutch Meyer3Texas Christian
Jeff Monken*3Army
Will Muschamp*3Florida, South Carolina
Ed Orgeron*3Ole Miss, USC, LSU
Ara Parseghian3Northwestern, Notre Dame
Ray Perkins3Alabama, Arkansas State
George Perles3Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Warren Powers3Washington State, Missourirecord adjusted to 53-37-3 by NCAA
Mike Price3Washington State, UTEP
Scott Satterfield*3Appalachian State, Louisville
R.C. Slocum3Texas A&M
Larry Smith3Tulane, Arizona, USC, Missouri
Bruce Snyder3Utah State, California, Arizona Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
Jim Tatum3North Carolina, Oklahoma, Maryland
Bill Walsh3Stanford
Tommy West3Clemson, Memphis
180Steve Addazio*2Temple, Boston College
Fred Akers2Wyoming, Texas, Purdue
Tom Amstutz2Toledo
Chris Ault2Nevada
Dino Babers*2Bowling Green State, Syracuse
Gary Barnett2Northwestern, Coloradorecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
John Barnhill2Tennessee, Arkansas
Emory Bellard2Texas A&M, Mississippi State
Jack Bicknell2Boston College
Gary Blackney2Bowling Green State
Larry Blakeney2Troy
Gregg Brandon2Bowling Green State
John Bridgers2Baylor
Mike Brumbelow2UTEP
Jim Carlen2West Virginia, Texas Tech, South Carolina
Len Casanova2Santa Clara, Pitt, Oregon
Blair Cherry2Texas
Tracy Claeys2Minnesota
Jeff Cravath2Denver, San Francisco, USC
Mario Cristobal*2Florida International, Oregon
Bill Curry2Georgia Tech, Alabama, Kentucky
Doug Dickey2Tennessee, Florida
Paul Dietzel2LSU, Army, South Carolina
Robert Dobbs2Tulsa, UTEP
Spike Dykes2Texas Tech
Ray Eliot2Illinois
Eddie Erdelatz2Navy
Forest Evashevski2Washington State, Iowa
P.J. Fleck*2Western Michigan, Minnesota
Willie Fritz*2Georgia Southern, Tulane
Henry Frnka2Tulsa, Tulane
Justin Fuente*2Memphis, Virginia Tech
Chan Gailey2Georgia Tech
Gary Gibbs2Oklahoma
Ray Goff2Georgia
Jim Harbaugh*2Stanford, Michigan
Walt Harris2Pacific, Pitt, Stanford
Dan Hawkins2Boise State, Colorado
Mark Helfrich2Oregon
Clay Helton*2USC
Gus Henderson2USC, Tulsa
Brady Hoke2Ball State, San Diego State, Michigan, Tennessee
Dana Holgorsen*2West Virginia, Houston
Chip Kelly*2Oregon, UCLA
Joe Kerbel2West Texas A&M
Frank Kimbrough2Hardin-Simmons, Baylor, North Carolina Pre-Flight, West Texas A&M
Frank Lauterbur2Toledo, Iowa
Tony Levine2Houston
Steve Logan2East Carolina
Jim Lookabaugh2Oklahoma State
John Mackovic2Wake Forest, Illinois, Texas, Arizona
Gus Malzahn*2Arkansas State, Auburn
Doug Marrone2Syracuse
Jim McElwain*2Colorado State, Florida, Central Michigan
Ruffin McNeill2Texas Tech, East Carolina
Jim Mora2UCLA
Charley Moran2Texas A&M, Centre
Bill Murray2Duke
Bob Neyland2Tennessee
Homer Norton2Centenary (LA), Texas A&M
Jim Owens2Washington
Charley Pell2Clemson, Florida
Tommy Prothro2Oregon State, UCLA
John Ralston2Utah State, Stanford, San Jose State
Bo Rein2North Carolina State
Steve Sarkisian2Washington, USC
Chris Scelfo2Tulane
Ben Schwartzwalder2Syracuse
Dick Sheridan2Furman, North Carolina State
Kalani Sitake*2Brigham Young
Kirby Smart*2Georgia
Jim Stanley2Oklahoma State
Bill Stewart2West Virginia
Rick Stockstill*2Middle Tennessee State
Steve Stripling2Central Michigan, Cincinnati
John Thompson2East Carolina, Arkansas State
Carl Torbush2North Carolina
Wallace Wade2Alabama, Duke
Charlie Weatherbie2Utah State, Navy, Louisiana-Monroe
DeWitt Weaver2Texas Tech
Matt Wells*2Utah State, Texas Tech
Bobby Williams2Michigan State
Tom Wilson2Texas A&M
Bob Woodruff2Baylor, Florida
Bowden Wyatt2Wyoming, Arkansas, Tennessee
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