127 Years

127 Years Table
Overall Conference SRS Polls
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
12020Big Ten720.778620.75012.554.881010Pat Fitzgerald (7-2)Citrus Bowl-W
22019Big Ten390.250180.111-3.133.46Pat Fitzgerald (3-9)
32018Big Ten950.643810.8897.515.942021Pat Fitzgerald (9-5)Holiday Bowl-W
42017Big Ten1030.769720.77811.365.131717Pat Fitzgerald (10-3)Music City Bowl-W
52016Big Ten760.538540.5565.463.07Pat Fitzgerald (7-6)Pinstripe Bowl-W
62015Big Ten1030.769620.7507.304.231223Pat Fitzgerald (10-3)Outback Bowl-L
72014Big Ten570.417350.3750.801.63Pat Fitzgerald (5-7)
82013Big Ten570.417170.1251.202.032216Pat Fitzgerald (5-7)
92012Big Ten1030.769530.6258.970.971717Pat Fitzgerald (10-3)Gator Bowl-W
102011Big Ten670.462350.3751.660.43Pat Fitzgerald (6-7)Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas-L
112010Big Ten760.538350.375-1.44-1.06Pat Fitzgerald (7-6)Ticket City Bowl-L
122009Big Ten850.615530.625-0.39-1.93Pat Fitzgerald (8-5)Outback Bowl-L
132008Big Ten940.692530.6254.82-0.1122Pat Fitzgerald (9-4)Alamo Bowl-L
142007Big Ten660.500350.375-3.70-1.45Pat Fitzgerald (6-6)
152006Big Ten480.333260.250-7.390.11Pat Fitzgerald (4-8)
162005Big Ten750.583530.6259.278.4421Randy Walker (7-5)Sun Bowl-L
172004Big Ten660.500530.6251.715.04Randy Walker (6-6)
182003Big Ten670.462440.5000.094.47Randy Walker (6-7)Motor City Bowl-L
192002Big Ten390.250170.125-8.053.36Randy Walker (3-9)
202001Big Ten470.364260.250-1.013.261614Randy Walker (4-7)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
212000Big Ten840.667620.7508.854.2612Randy Walker (8-4)Alamo Bowl-L
221999Big Ten380.273170.125-5.766.06Randy Walker (3-8)
231998Big Ten390.250080.000-6.282.72Gary Barnett (3-9)
241997Big Ten570.417350.3752.564.4821Gary Barnett (5-7)
251996Big Ten930.750710.8758.752.84181015Gary Barnett (9-3)Citrus Bowl-L
261995Big Ten1020.8338001.00019.609.2738Gary Barnett (10-2)Rose Bowl-L
271994Big Ten371.318260.250-0.819.65Gary Barnett (3-7-1)record adjusted to 4-6-1 by NCAA
281993Big Ten290.182080.000-2.058.68Gary Barnett (2-9)
291992Big Ten380.273350.375-4.577.61Gary Barnett (3-8)
301991Big Ten380.273260.250-6.872.58Francis Peay (3-8)
311990Big Ten290.182170.125-6.623.65Francis Peay (2-9)
321989Big Ten0110.000080.000-14.372.45Francis Peay (0-11)
331988Big Ten281.227251.313-7.712.38Francis Peay (2-8-1)
341987Big Ten281.227260.250-8.312.69Francis Peay (2-8-1)
351986Big Ten470.364260.250-3.890.39Francis Peay (4-7)
361985Big Ten380.273170.125-8.763.15Dennis Green (3-8)
371984Big Ten290.182270.222-8.355.56Dennis Green (2-9)
381983Big Ten290.182270.222-10.665.79Dennis Green (2-9)
391982Big Ten380.273270.222-7.673.06Dennis Green (3-8)
401981Big Ten0110.000090.000-14.396.98Dennis Green (0-11)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411980Big Ten0110.000090.000-13.307.25Rick Venturi (0-11)
421979Big Ten1100.091090.000-10.057.50Rick Venturi (1-10)
431978Big Ten0101.045081.056-13.607.31Rick Venturi (0-10-1)
441977Big Ten1100.091180.111-7.389.08John Pont (1-10)
451976Big Ten1100.091170.125-4.277.73John Pont (1-10)
461975Big Ten380.273260.250-5.605.03John Pont (3-8)
471974Big Ten380.273260.250-5.627.38John Pont (3-8)
481973Big Ten470.364440.5004.529.25John Pont (4-7)
491972Big Ten290.182180.111-3.506.60Alex Agase (2-9)
501971Big Ten740.636630.6679.305.302019Alex Agase (7-4)
511970Big Ten640.600610.85713.909.5018Alex Agase (6-4)
521969Big Ten370.300340.429-1.819.89Alex Agase (3-7)
531968Big Ten190.100160.143-7.3310.47Alex Agase (1-9)
541967Big Ten370.300250.286-0.444.16Alex Agase (3-7)
551966Big Ten361.350241.357-0.176.23Alex Agase (3-6-1)
561965Big Ten460.400340.4296.4710.87Alex Agase (4-6)
571964Big Ten360.333250.2865.3511.57Alex Agase (3-6)
581963Big Ten540.556340.42913.0310.6964Ara Parseghian (5-4)
591962Big Ten720.778420.66720.1912.971Ara Parseghian (7-2)
601961Big Ten450.444240.3339.538.64Ara Parseghian (4-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611960Big Ten540.556340.42915.4612.79146Ara Parseghian (5-4)
621959Big Ten630.667430.57114.7110.60102Ara Parseghian (6-3)
631958Big Ten540.556340.42916.6111.614Ara Parseghian (5-4)
641957Big Ten090.000070.000-6.5712.98Ara Parseghian (0-9)
651956Big Ten441.500331.5008.578.24Ara Parseghian (4-4-1)
661955Big Ten081.056061.071-9.954.94Lou Saban (0-8-1)
671954Big Ten270.222150.1675.7911.23Robert Voigts (2-7)
681953Big Ten360.333060.0004.9010.2418Robert Voigts (3-6)
691952Western261.278250.2861.8810.32Robert Voigts (2-6-1)
701951Western540.556240.33310.0610.1713Robert Voigts (5-4)
711950Western630.667330.50010.418.419Robert Voigts (6-3)
721949Western450.444340.42913.6214.5013Robert Voigts (4-5)
731948Western820.800510.83320.0311.7337Robert Voigts (8-2)Rose Bowl-W
741947Western360.333240.33310.6516.88Robert Voigts (3-6)
751946Western441.500231.41710.199.646Pappy Waldorf (4-4-1)
761945Western441.500331.50011.1313.5720Pappy Waldorf (4-4-1)
771944Western171.167051.0833.3914.28Pappy Waldorf (1-7-1)
781943Western620.750510.83324.4115.2889Pappy Waldorf (6-2)
791942Western190.100060.0002.7512.45Pappy Waldorf (1-9)
801941Western530.625420.66719.5911.46511Pappy Waldorf (5-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811940Western620.750420.66724.3713.3748Pappy Waldorf (6-2)
821939Western341.438321.5836.629.49Pappy Waldorf (3-4-1)
831938Western422.625212.60015.639.26717Pappy Waldorf (4-2-2)
841937Western440.500330.5007.014.767Pappy Waldorf (4-4)
851936Western710.8756001.00013.586.4617Pappy Waldorf (7-1)
861935Western431.563231.4179.378.00Pappy Waldorf (4-3-1)
871934Western350.375230.4000.897.89Dick Hanley (3-5)
881933Western152.250141.2509.9012.65Dick Hanley (1-5-2)
891932Western341.438231.41714.0811.46Dick Hanley (3-4-1)
901931Western711.833510.83318.637.29Dick Hanley (7-1-1)
911930Western710.8755001.00024.759.37Dick Hanley (7-1)
921929Western630.667320.6006.412.74Dick Hanley (6-3)
931928Western530.625230.40010.866.86Dick Hanley (5-3)
941927Western440.500230.4006.125.50Dick Hanley (4-4)
951926Western710.8755001.00018.771.89Glenn Thistlethwaite (7-1)
961925Western530.625310.7506.594.09Glenn Thistlethwaite (5-3)
971924Western440.500130.2506.053.55Glenn Thistlethwaite (4-4)
981923Western260.250060.000-2.961.92Glenn Thistlethwaite (2-6)
991922Western331.500131.3003.691.83Glenn Thistlethwaite (3-3-1)
1001921Western160.143050.000-8.002.86Elmer McDevitt (1-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011920Western340.429230.4002.055.76Elmer McDevitt (3-4)
1021919Western250.286140.200-0.295.72Charlie Bachman (2-5)
1031918Western221.500110.5003.994.19Fred Murphy (2-2-1)
1041917Western520.714320.6009.493.20Fred Murphy (5-2)
1051916Western610.857410.8007.61-2.54Fred Murphy (6-1)
1061915Western250.286050.000-1.702.73Fred Murphy (2-5)
1071914Western160.143060.000-11.747.83Fred Murphy (1-6)
1081913Western160.143060.000-8.376.92Dennis Grady (1-6)
1091912Western231.417230.4002.536.86Charles Hammett (2-3-1)
1101911Western340.429140.200-0.161.41Charles Hammett (3-4)
1111910Western131.300021.167-6.97-0.17Charles Hammett (1-3-1)
1121909Western131.300130.250-8.561.24Bill Horr (1-3-1)
1131908Western220.500020.000-1.73-1.73Alton Johnson (2-2)
1141905Western821.773020.0005.78-3.85Walter McCornack (8-2-1)
1151904Western820.800120.33314.172.07Walter McCornack (8-2)
1161903Western1013.821102.6676.47-4.10Walter McCornack (10-1-3)
1171902Western660.500040.0000.331.08Charles Hollister (6-6)
1181901Western821.773320.6008.902.45Charles Hollister (8-2-1)
1191900Western723.708212.6004.85-0.48Charles Hollister (7-2-3)
1201899Western760.538220.5000.56-1.36Charles Hollister (6-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211898Western941.679040.0001.98-4.09W.H. Bannard (9-4-1)
1221897Western530.625020.000-3.45-5.33Jesse Van Doozer (5-3)
1231896Western612.778211.6255.63-3.26Alvin Culver (6-1-2)
1241895Ind650.5453.67-1.15Alvin Culver (6-5)
1251894Ind450.444-11.97-4.75A.A. Ewing (4-5)
1261893Ind253.350-2.611.40Paul Noyes (2-5-3)
1271892Ind642.583-0.61-2.94Knowlton Ames (5-3-2)