Career Leaders and Records for Bowl Wins

Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Coach W School Notes
1Joe Paterno24Penn State
2Bobby Bowden22Florida State, West Virginiarecord adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA
3Nick Saban*18Alabama, LSU, Michigan State, Toledorecord adjusted to 269-67-1 by NCAA
4Bear Bryant15Alabama, Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M
5Mack Brown*14North Carolina, Texas, Tulane
6Lou Holtz12Arkansas, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, South Carolina, William & Mary
Urban Meyer12Bowling Green State, Florida, Ohio State, Utah
Tom Osborne12Nebraska
9Frank Beamer11Virginia Tech
Mike Gundy*11Oklahoma State
Gary Patterson*11TCU
Steve Spurrier11Duke, Florida, South Carolina
Dabo Swinney*11Clemson
Kyle Whittingham*11Utah
15Don James10Kent State, Washingtonrecord adjusted to 178-76-3 by NCAA
Mark Richt10Georgia, Miami (FL)
Bob Stoops*10Oklahoma
John Vaught10Ole Miss
19Barry Alvarez9Wisconsinrecord adjusted to 119-74-4 by NCAA
Bobby Dodd9Georgia Tech
Kirk Ferentz*9Iowa
Johnny Majors9Iowa State, Pitt, Tennessee
Les Miles9Kansas, LSU, Oklahoma State
Bill Snyder9Kansas State
25Terry Donahue8UCLArecord adjusted to 144-81-8 by NCAA
Vince Dooley8Georgia
Jimbo Fisher*8Florida State, Texas A&M
Phillip Fulmer8Tennesseerecord adjusted to 152-52-0 by NCAA
Skip Holtz*8East Carolina, Louisiana Tech, South Florida
Mike Leach*8Mississippi State, Texas Tech, Washington State
Tom O'Brien8Boston College, North Carolina State
John Robinson8UNLV, USC
Darrell Royal8Mississippi State, Texas, Washington
Jackie Sherrill8Mississippi State, Pitt, Texas A&M, Washington Staterecord adjusted to 180-120-4 by NCAA
Barry Switzer8Oklahoma
36Pete Carroll7USCrecord adjusted to 83-19-0 by NCAA
Paul Chryst*7Pitt, Wisconsin
David Cutcliffe*7Duke, Ole Miss
Mark Dantonio7Cincinnati, Michigan State
Bob Devaney7Nebraska, Wyoming
Dan Devine7Arizona State, Missouri, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 173-56-9 by NCAA
Pat Dye7Auburn, East Carolina, Wyoming
LaVell Edwards7Brigham Young
Hayden Fry7Iowa, North Texas, SMUrecord adjusted to 233-177-10 by NCAA
June Jones7Hawaii, SMU
Brian Kelly*7Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Notre Damerecord adjusted to 145-62-0 by NCAA
Charles McClendon7LSUrecord adjusted to 137-59-7 by NCAA
Bronco Mendenhall*7Brigham Young, Virginia
Dan Mullen*7Florida, Mississippi State
Chris Petersen7Boise State, Washington
Gary Pinkel7Missouri, Toledo
Mike Riley7Nebraska, Oregon State
Frank Solich7Nebraska, Ohio
Jeff Tedford7California, Fresno State
Tommy Tuberville7Auburn, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Texas Tech
56Mike Bellotti6Oregon
Jeff Bower6Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 119-83-1 by NCAA
Earle Bruce6Colorado State, Iowa State, Ohio State
Troy Calhoun*6Air Force
Lloyd Carr6Michigan
Dick Crum6Kent State, Miami (OH), North Carolina
Butch Davis*6Florida International, Miami (FL), North Carolinarecord adjusted to 87-75-0 by NCAA
Fisher DeBerry6Air Force
Danny Ford6Arkansas, Clemsonrecord adjusted to 122-59-5 by NCAA
Hugh Freeze*6Arkansas State, Liberty, Ole Miss
Todd Graham*6Arizona State, Hawaii, Pitt, Rice, Tulsa
Doc Holliday6Marshall
Frank Kush6Arizona State
John McKay6USC
Ken Niumatalolo*6Navy
Paul Pasqualoni6Connecticut, Syracuserecord adjusted to 111-77-1 by NCAA
Howard Schnellenberger6Florida Atlantic, Louisville, Miami (FL), Oklahoma
Kirby Smart*6Georgia
Gene Stallings6Alabama, Texas A&Mrecord adjusted to 89-70-1 by NCAA
Jim Tressel6Ohio Staterecord adjusted to 94-21-0 by NCAA
Bud Wilkinson6Oklahoma
Warren Woodson6Arizona, Hardin-Simmons, New Mexico State
Bill Yeoman6Houston
79Jeff Brohm*5Purdue, Western Kentucky
Wallace Butts5Georgia
John Cooper5Arizona State, Ohio State, Tulsa
Dennis Erickson5Arizona State, Idaho, Miami (FL), Oregon State, Washington State, Wyoming
Pat Fitzgerald*5Northwestern
James Franklin*5Penn State, Vanderbilt
Ralph Friedgen5Maryland
Woody Hayes5Ohio State
Tom Herman5Houston, Texas
Paul Johnson5Georgia Tech, Navyrecord adjusted to 127-89-0 by NCAA
Howard Jones5Duke, Iowa, USC, Syracuse, Yale
Ralph Jordan5Auburnrecord adjusted to 176-83-6 by NCAA
Rocky Long5New Mexico, San Diego State
Glen Mason5Kansas, Kent State, Minnesota
Rick Neuheisel5Colorado, UCLA, Washington
George O'Leary5UCF, Georgia Tech
Ed Orgeron*5LSU, Ole Miss, USC
Bobby Petrino5Arkansas, Louisville, Western Kentucky
Bob Pruett5Marshall
Rich Rodriguez5Arizona, Michigan, West Virginia
Bo Schembechler5Miami (OH), Michigan
Greg Schiano*5Rutgers
David Shaw*5Stanford
Jim Sweeney5Fresno State, Washington Staterecord adjusted to 170-133-4 by NCAA
Dick Tomey5Arizona, Hawaii, San Jose State
George Welsh5Navy, Virginia
Jim Young5Arizona, Army, Purdue
106Chuck Amato4North Carolina State
Bill Battle4Tennessee
Bret Bielema*4Arkansas, Illinois, Wisconsin
Rich Brooks4Kentucky, Oregonrecord adjusted to 131-155-4 by NCAA
Neal Brown*4Troy, West Virginia
Frank Broyles4Arkansas, Missouri
Matt Campbell*4Iowa State, Toledo
Dave Clawson*4Bowling Green State, Wake Forest
Larry Coker4Miami (FL), UTSA
Dave Doeren*4North Carolina State, Northern Illinois
Jim Donnan4Georgia
P.J. Fleck*4Minnesota, Western Michigan
Ray Graves4Florida
Jim Grobe4Baylor, Ohio, Wake Forest
Bryan Harsin*4Arkansas State, Auburn, Boise State
Ken Hatfield4Air Force, Arkansas, Clemson, Rice
Pat Hill4Fresno State
Mark Hudspeth4Louisiana
Butch Jones*4Arkansas State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Tennessee
Dirk Koetter4Arizona State, Boise State
Bill Mallory4Colorado, Indiana, Miami (OH), Northern Illinoisrecord adjusted to 168-129-4 by NCAA
Gary Moeller4Illinois, Michigan
Jeff Monken*4Army
Jess Neely4Clemson, Rice
Don Nehlen4Bowling Green State, West Virginia
Houston Nutt4Arkansas, Boise State, Ole Miss
Bo Pelini4Nebraska
Bobby Ross4Army, The Citadel, Georgia Tech, Maryland
Scott Satterfield*4Appalachian State, Louisville
Mark Stoops*4Kentucky
Charlie Strong4Florida, Louisville, South Florida, Texas
Kevin Sumlin4Arizona, Houston, Texas A&M
Grant Teaff4Baylor
Frank Thomas4Alabama
Joe Tiller4Purdue, Wyoming
141William Alexander3Georgia Tech
Blake Anderson*3Arkansas State, Utah State
David Bailiff3Rice
Dana Bible3LSU, Mississippi College, Nebraska, Texas, Texas A&M
Craig Bohl*3Wyoming
Terry Bowden*3Akron, Auburn, Louisiana-Monroe
Tommy Bowden3Clemson, Tulane
Billy Brewer3Louisiana Tech, Ole Missrecord adjusted to 77-67-4 by NCAA
Art Briles3Baylor, Houston
Gene Chizik3Auburn, Iowa State
Jerry Claiborne3Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia Tech
Bobby Collins3SMU, Southern Mississippirecord adjusted to 90-45-3 by NCAA
Mario Cristobal*3Florida International, Oregon
Eddie Crowder3Colorado
Gerry DiNardo3Indiana, LSU, Vanderbiltrecord 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
Shawn Elliott*3Georgia State, South Carolina
Rip Engle3Brown, Penn State
Chuck Fairbanks3Colorado, Oklahoma
Larry Fedora3North Carolina, Southern Mississippi
Dennis Franchione3Alabama, New Mexico, Texas A&M, TCU, Texas State
Willie Fritz*3Georgia Southern, Tulane
Al Groh3Virginia, Wake Forest
Brady Hoke*3Ball State, Michigan, San Diego State, Tennessee
Dana Holgorsen*3Houston, West Virginia
Frank Howard3Clemson
Jimmy Johnson3Miami (FL), Oklahoma State
Pat Jones3Oklahoma State
Lane Kiffin*3Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss, USC, Tennessee
Jim Leavitt*3South Florida, SMU
Sonny Lubick3Colorado Staterecord adjusted to 109-73-0 by NCAA
Dick MacPherson3Syracuse
Gus Malzahn*3Arkansas State, Auburn, UCF
Mark Mangino3Kansas
Ron McBride3Utah
Dan McCarney3Iowa State, North Texasrecord adjusted to 79-116-0 by NCAA
Bill McCartney3Colorado
Jim McElwain*3Central Michigan, Colorado State, Florida
Dutch Meyer3TCU
Will Muschamp3Florida, South Carolina
Ara Parseghian3Northwestern, Notre Dame
Ray Perkins3Alabama, Arkansas State
George Perles3Michigan Staterecord adjusted to 68-67-4 by NCAA
Warren Powers3Missouri, Washington Staterecord adjusted to 53-37-3 by NCAA
Mike Price3UTEP, Washington State
Kalani Sitake*3Brigham Young
R.C. Slocum3Texas A&M
Larry Smith3Arizona, Missouri, USC, Tulane
Bruce Snyder3Arizona State, California, Utah Staterecord adjusted to 125-106-6 by NCAA
Rick Stockstill*3Middle Tennessee State
Jim Tatum3Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma
Bill Walsh3Stanford
Tommy West3Clemson, Memphis
195Steve Addazio*2Boston College, Colorado State, Temple
Fred Akers2Purdue, Texas, Wyoming
Tom Amstutz2Toledo
Chris Ault2Nevada
Dino Babers*2Bowling Green State, Syracuse
Gary Barnett2Colorado, Northwesternrecord adjusted to 85-82-1 by NCAA
John Barnhill2Arkansas, Tennessee
Emory Bellard2Mississippi State, Texas A&M
Jack Bicknell2Boston College
Gary Blackney2Bowling Green State
Larry Blakeney2Troy
Gregg Brandon2Bowling Green State
John Bridgers2Baylor
Mike Brumbelow2UTEP
Jim Carlen2South Carolina, Texas Tech, West Virginia
Len Casanova2Oregon, Pitt, Santa Clara
Blair Cherry2Texas
Tracy Claeys2Minnesota
Bill Clark*2UAB
Shawn Clark*2Appalachian State
Jeff Cravath2Denver, San Francisco, USC
Bill Curry2Alabama, Georgia Tech, Kentucky
Ryan Day*2Ohio State
Doug Dickey2Florida, Tennessee
Paul Dietzel2Army, LSU, South Carolina
Robert Dobbs2UTEP, Tulsa
Spike Dykes2Texas Tech
Ray Eliot2Illinois
Eddie Erdelatz2Navy
Forest Evashevski2Iowa, Washington State
Luke Fickell*2Cincinnati, Ohio State
Henry Frnka2Tulane, Tulsa
Justin Fuente*2Memphis, Virginia Tech
Chan Gailey2Georgia Tech
Gary Gibbs2Oklahoma
Ray Goff2Georgia
Jim Harbaugh*2Michigan, Stanford
Walt Harris2Pacific, Pitt, Stanford
Dan Hawkins2Boise State, Colorado
Mark Helfrich2Oregon
Clay Helton*2USC
Tyson Helton*2Western Kentucky
Gus Henderson2USC, Tulsa
Chip Kelly*2Oregon, UCLA
Joe Kerbel2West Texas A&M
Frank Kimbrough2Baylor, Hardin-Simmons, North Carolina Pre-Flight, West Texas A&M
Frank Lauterbur2Iowa, Toledo
Lance Leipold*2Buffalo, Kansas
Tony Levine2Houston
Steve Logan2East Carolina
Jim Lookabaugh2Oklahoma State
Chad Lunsford*2Georgia Southern
John Mackovic2Arizona, Illinois, Texas, Wake Forest
Doug Marrone2Syracuse
Ruffin McNeill2East Carolina, Texas Tech
Philip Montgomery*2Tulsa
Jim Mora2UCLA
Charley Moran2Centre, Texas A&M
Bill Murray2Duke
Billy Napier*2Louisiana
Bob Neyland2Tennessee
Homer Norton2Centenary (LA), Texas A&M
Jay Norvell*2Nevada
Jim Owens2Washington
Charley Pell2Clemson, Florida
Tommy Prothro2Oregon State, UCLA
John Ralston2San Jose State, Stanford, Utah State
Bo Rein2North Carolina State
Nick Rolovich*2Hawaii, Washington State
Steve Sarkisian*2USC, Texas, Washington
Chris Scelfo2Tulane
Ben Schwartzwalder2Syracuse
Dick Sheridan2Furman, North Carolina State
Jim Stanley2Oklahoma State
Bill Stewart2West Virginia
Steve Stripling2Central Michigan, Cincinnati
John Thompson2Arkansas State, East Carolina
Carl Torbush2North Carolina
Wallace Wade2Alabama, Duke
Charlie Weatherbie2Louisiana-Monroe, Navy, Utah State
DeWitt Weaver2Texas Tech
Matt Wells*2Texas Tech, Utah State
Bobby Williams2Michigan State
Tom Wilson2Texas A&M
Bob Woodruff2Baylor, Florida
Bowden Wyatt2Arkansas, Tennessee, Wyoming