Coaching Records Against End Of Season Ranked Teams

The following are coaching records against teams who finish the season ranked. I included all coaches that had at least 20 games where they played a team that finished the season ranked in either the AP poll or the Coaches’ poll. The average winning percentage in these games is 20.3%. The list is complete through the 2014 season.

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Pos Coach Record
1. Frank W. Leahy (28-8-3)–0.75641
2. Pete Carroll (26-10-0)–0.72222
3. Larry Coker (21-12-0)–0.63636
4. Barry Switzer (39-24-1)–0.61719
5. Jim Tressel (23-15-0)–0.60526
6. Charles B. ‘Bud’ Wilkinson (23-15-2)–0.60000
7. Tom Osborne (57-41-1)–0.58081
8. Urban Meyer (23-17-0)–0.57500
9. David Shaw (12-9-0)–0.57143
10. Robert S. ‘Bob’ Devaney (19-16-3)–0.53947
11. John McKay (29-25-4)–0.53448
12. Earl H. ‘Red’ Blaik (23-21-6)–0.52000
13. Bobby Bowden (79-74-1)–0.51623
14. Bob Stoops (35-33-0)–0.51471
15. Steve Spurrier (62-59-2)–0.51220
16. Paul W. ‘Bear’ Bryant (56-56-7)–0.50000
16. Lloyd Carr (30-30-0)–0.50000
16. Robert R. Neyland (15-15-3)–0.50000
19. Nick Saban (41-43-0)–0.48810
20. Phillip Fulmer (38-40-1)–0.48734
21. Jimmy Johnson (18-19-0)–0.48649
22. Frank Thomas (13-14-2)–0.48276
23. Les Miles (30-33-0)–0.47619
24. Joe Paterno (84-93-2)–0.47486
25. Robert L. ‘Bobby’ Dodd (34-39-2)–0.46667
26. Darrell Royal (32-37-3)–0.46528
27. John H. Vaught (30-35-4)–0.46377
28. Bennie G. Oosterbaan (18-21-2)–0.46341
29. Wayne ‘Woody’ Hayes (34-40-7)–0.46296
30. Bill Battle (11-13-0)–0.45833
31. Bowden Wyatt (15-18-2)–0.45714
32. Galen Hall (10-12-0)–0.45455
33. Herbert O. ‘Fritz’ Crisler (13-16-3)–0.45312
34. Chuck Fairbanks (16-20-0)–0.44444
35. Gary Patterson (14-18-0)–0.43750
35. Tommy Prothro (9-12-3)–0.43750
37. Forest Evashevski (18-24-2)–0.43182
38. Dennis Erickson (28-37-0)–0.43077
39. Don James (29-39-1)–0.42754
40. Mark Richt (28-38-0)–0.42424
41. Dan Devine (26-36-2)–0.42188
42. Glenn ‘Bo’ Schembechler (27-38-1)–0.41667
43. Kenneth ‘Jack’ Mollenkopf (18-26-3)–0.41489
44. Mike DuBose (9-13-0)–0.40909
45. Edward J. ‘Eddie’ Erdelatz (9-14-4)–0.40741
46. Terry Donahue (28-43-5)–0.40132
47. Ray Graves (13-20-1)–0.39706
48. Mack Brown (37-57-1)–0.39474
49. Terence P. ‘Terry’ Brennan (9-14-0)–0.39130
50. Lou Holtz (46-74-5)–0.38800
51. Gene Stallings (22-35-1)–0.38793
52. Ara Parseghian (22-36-4)–0.38710
53. Vince Dooley (30-49-5)–0.38690
54. Frank Kush (8-13-0)–0.38095
55. James M. ‘Jim’ Tatum (12-20-1)–0.37879
56. John Robinson (20-33-0)–0.37736
56. Pat Dye (18-31-4)–0.37736
58. Chalmers ‘Bump’ Elliott (13-22-1)–0.37500
58. Brian Kelly (12-20-0)–0.37500
58. Terry Bowden (9-15-0)–0.37500
61. Harry R. ‘Red’ Sanders (9-16-0)–0.36000
62. John P. Michelosen (14-26-2)–0.35714
62. Charlie Tate (7-13-1)–0.35714
64. Ralph ‘Shug’ Jordan (29-53-1)–0.35542
65. Frank Broyles (19-35-1)–0.35455
66. Todd Graham (7-13-0)–0.35000
67. Jim Donnan (8-15-0)–0.34783
68. Dabo Swinney (9-17-0)–0.34615
69. Al Onofrio (11-21-0)–0.34375
69. Charley Pell (10-20-2)–0.34375
71. John Cooper (24-47-2)–0.34247
72. Kirk Ferentz (20-39-0)–0.33898
73. Bernard W. ‘Bernie’ Bierman (11-22-1)–0.33824
74. Bill McCartney (15-31-3)–0.33673
75. Hugh Duffy Daugherty (21-42-1)–0.33594
76. Rick Neuheisel (16-32-0)–0.33333
76. Mike Bellotti (15-30-0)–0.33333
76. Butch Davis (11-22-0)–0.33333
76. Paul Johnson (10-20-0)–0.33333
76. Chuck Amato (8-16-0)–0.33333
81. Frank Beamer (31-63-1)–0.33158
82. Bill Yeoman (23-49-5)–0.33117
83. Fred Akers (21-43-1)–0.33077
84. Barry Alvarez (19-39-1)–0.33051
85. R.C. Slocum (17-35-0)–0.32692
86. Gene Chizik (10-21-0)–0.32258
87. Harold ‘Red’ Drew (7-16-2)–0.32000
88. Charles A. ‘Chuck’ Taylor (7-15-0)–0.31818
88. Kevin Sumlin (7-15-0)–0.31818
90. Kyle Whittingham (9-20-0)–0.31034
91. Leo R. ‘Dutch’ Meyer (11-27-4)–0.30952
92. Mike Gundy (11-25-0)–0.30556
93. Danny Ford (14-33-1)–0.30208
94. Charles McClendon (19-45-1)–0.30000
95. Homer H. Norton (7-18-2)–0.29630
96. Floyd B. ‘Ben’ Schwartzwalder (13-31-0)–0.29545
97. Paul Pasqualoni (15-36-0)–0.29412
97. Gary O. Moeller (9-23-2)–0.29412
99. Doug Dickey (13-35-5)–0.29245
100. David McWilliams (7-17-0)–0.29167
100. Ivan B. ‘Ivy’ Williamson (7-17-0)–0.29167
102. Bobby Petrino (9-22-0)–0.29032
103. Tommy Tuberville (22-54-0)–0.28947
104. Chan Gailey (8-20-0)–0.28571
104. Will Muschamp (6-15-0)–0.28571
104. Bill Walsh (6-15-0)–0.28571
107. Frank Solich (9-23-0)–0.28125
107. Ralph Friedgen (9-23-0)–0.28125
109. Newell J. ‘Jeff’ Cravath (6-18-3)–0.27778
110. John Barnhill (5-14-1)–0.27500
111. Bobby Ross (11-30-1)–0.27381
111. George Munger (9-28-5)–0.27381
113. Bobby Collins (6-18-2)–0.26923
114. Ted Tollner (7-20-1)–0.26786
115. Mark Dantonio (12-33-0)–0.26667
115. Warren Powers (8-22-0)–0.26667
117. William D. ‘Bill’ Murray (7-24-5)–0.26389
118. John Mackovic (15-42-0)–0.26316
118. Eddie Crowder (10-28-0)–0.26316
120. Joe Morrison (5-16-2)–0.26087
121. Edwin B. ‘Ed’ Price (6-18-1)–0.26000
122. Houston Nutt (16-46-0)–0.25806
123. Ray Eliot (16-48-2)–0.25758
124. Bret Bielema (10-29-0)–0.25641
125. Bruce Snyder (13-39-1)–0.25472
126. Bill Snyder (19-57-1)–0.25325
127. Mike Stoops (9-27-0)–0.25000
127. Charlie Bradshaw (7-21-0)–0.25000
127. Alvin N. ‘Bo’ McMillin (6-19-1)–0.25000
127. Bernie H. Moore (6-20-2)–0.25000
127. Gaynell ‘Gus’ Tinsley (5-18-3)–0.25000
127. Wesley E. ‘Wes’ Fesler (4-16-4)–0.25000
133. Tom O’Brien (11-34-0)–0.24444
134. George O’Leary (9-28-0)–0.24324
135. John Ralston (7-24-2)–0.24242
136. Lavell Edwards (12-39-1)–0.24038
137. Lou Tepper (5-17-1)–0.23913
138. J. Thompson ‘Tommy’ Protho (5-16-0)–0.23810
139. Earle Bruce (14-46-1)–0.23770
140. Jackie Sherrill (20-66-0)–0.23256
141. William A. ‘Bill’ Alexander (6-21-1)–0.23214
142. Mike O’Cain (6-20-0)–0.23077
143. Murray Warmath (12-45-4)–0.22951
144. Jim Leavitt (5-17-0)–0.22727
144. Wallace W. Wade (5-17-0)–0.22727
146. Wallace Butts (11-40-2)–0.22642
147. Gary Pinkel (11-38-0)–0.22449
147. Mike Leach (11-38-0)–0.22449
147. James ‘Jim’ Owens (11-38-0)–0.22449
150. George Welsh (19-67-1)–0.22414
150. Madison A. ‘Matty’ Bell (5-21-3)–0.22414
152. Othol ‘Abe’ Martin (11-41-2)–0.22222
152. Charles A. ‘Rip’ Engle (9-34-2)–0.22222
152. Pat Fitzgerald (6-21-0)–0.22222
155. William F. ‘Bill’ Barnes (5-19-1)–0.22000
156. Spike Dykes (9-32-0)–0.21951
157. Bo Pelini (5-18-0)–0.21739
158. Andy Gustafson (9-34-1)–0.21591
159. George J. Perles (10-38-1)–0.21429
160. Larry Smith (17-64-1)–0.21341
161. Milton ‘Milt’ Bruhn (7-30-3)–0.21250
162. John L. Smith (7-26-0)–0.21212
163. Jim Lambright (5-20-1)–0.21154
163. Lynn O. ‘Pappy’ Waldorf (5-20-1)–0.21154
165. Ron Zook (9-34-0)–0.20930
166. Henry E. Frnka (5-19-0)–0.20833
166. Bob Davie (5-19-0)–0.20833
166. Jim Stanley (4-18-2)–0.20833
169. Dave McClain (5-22-2)–0.20690
170. Mike White (9-39-3)–0.20588
170. Bob Toledo (7-27-0)–0.20588
170. Dick MacPherson (6-26-2)–0.20588
173. Paul Dietzel (11-44-1)–0.20536
174. Lowell P. ‘Red’ Dawson (4-17-1)–0.20455
175. Dee Andros (7-29-1)–0.20270
176. Carl G. Snavely (7-32-3)–0.20238
177. Grant Teaff (12-51-2)–0.20000
177. Rich Rodriguez (10-40-0)–0.20000
177. Curley Hallman (6-24-0)–0.20000
177. Robert W. ‘Bob’ Voigts (6-24-0)–0.20000
177. Steve Sarkisian (5-20-0)–0.20000
177. Dan Hawkins (5-20-0)–0.20000
177. Blanton Collier (4-19-2)–0.20000
184. Johnny Majors (18-84-7)–0.19725
185. Tyrone Willingham (12-49-0)–0.19672
186. Jack Meagher (3-17-3)–0.19565
187. Jeff Tedford (7-29-0)–0.19444
188. Jess C. Neely (15-70-4)–0.19101
189. Raymond ‘Bear’ Wolf (4-22-3)–0.18966
190. Don Nehlen (12-55-2)–0.18841
191. Gerry Faust (5-22-0)–0.18519
191. Dick Crum (4-21-2)–0.18519
193. Tommy Bowden (7-31-0)–0.18421
194. Art Briles (6-27-0)–0.18182
194. Rick Minter (4-18-0)–0.18182
196. Lynn O. ‘Pappy’ Waldord (5-30-4)–0.17949
197. Mike Price (10-46-0)–0.17857
197. Sonny Lubick (5-23-0)–0.17857
197. Rex Enright (3-21-4)–0.17857
200. Dick Tomey (12-59-2)–0.17808
201. Emory Bellard (8-38-0)–0.17391
202. Howard Schnellenberger (8-42-2)–0.17308
203. Gary Barnett (10-48-0)–0.17241
204. Stuart K. ‘Stu’ Holcomb (4-24-2)–0.16667
204. Darryl D. Rogers (4-24-2)–0.16667
206. Ken Hatfield (10-51-0)–0.16393
207. Randy Walker (5-28-1)–0.16176
208. Bill Peterson (3-24-4)–0.16129
209. Peter R. Elliot (8-42-0)–0.16000
209. Phil Cutchin (4-21-0)–0.16000
211. Jerry Claiborne (10-55-1)–0.15909
211. James M. ‘Jimmy’ Phelan (3-18-1)–0.15909
211. Lt. Thomas J. ‘Tom’ Hamilton (3-18-1)–0.15909
211. Joe Krivak (3-18-1)–0.15909
215. Jim Carlen (6-34-1)–0.15854
216. Dennis Franchione (6-32-0)–0.15789
216. David Cutcliffe (6-32-0)–0.15789
216. Bob Woodruff (5-31-2)–0.15789
219. Leonard J. ‘Len’ Casanova (6-39-3)–0.15625
220. Steve Sloan (6-35-1)–0.15476
221. Rich Brooks (12-68-1)–0.15432
222. Eddie Anderson (5-30-1)–0.15278
223. Paul Hackett (3-19-1)–0.15217
223. Phil Dickens (3-19-1)–0.15217
225. Ben Martin (7-46-3)–0.15179
226. Dennis E. Stolz (3-17-0)–0.15000
226. Mark Mangino (3-17-0)–0.15000
226. Clark D. Shaughnessy (3-17-0)–0.15000
226. Chalmer E. ‘Woody’ Woodard (3-17-0)–0.15000
230. Ray Willsey (4-23-0)–0.14815
231. Hayden Fry (14-88-3)–0.14762
232. Mike Riley (8-47-0)–0.14545
233. Frank Howard (7-42-0)–0.14286
233. June Jones (4-24-0)–0.14286
233. Denny Green (4-24-0)–0.14286
233. Sparky Woods (3-18-0)–0.14286*
233. Bud Carson (3-18-0)–0.14286
233. George H. Sauer (3-23-2)–0.14286
233. Wade Walker (2-17-2)–0.14286
240. Jack Bicknell (7-45-1)–0.14151
241. William M. ‘Bill’ Meek (5-33-1)–0.14103
241. Jack Mitchell (4-32-3)–0.14103*
243. Joe Tiller (8-50-0)–0.13793
243. Brady Hoke (4-25-0)–0.13793
243. John D. Bridgers (4-25-0)–0.13793
246. Paul Rhoads (3-19-0)–0.13636
247. Ray Goff (3-22-1)–0.13462
248. Al Groh (6-39-0)–0.13333
248. Raymond R. ‘Ray’ Nagel (4-26-0)–0.13333
250. Fran Curci (4-29-1)–0.13235
251. Jim Grobe (7-47-0)–0.12963
252. Bill Mallory (8-56-0)–0.12500
252. Bill Curry (6-51-3)–0.12500
252. Earle Edwards (4-31-1)–0.12500
252. Jim Caldwell (3-21-0)–0.12500
252. Douglas C. ‘Peahead’ Walker (3-21-0)–0.12500
252. Bill Lewis (3-21-0)–0.12500
252. Thomas N. ‘Tom’ Nugent (3-21-0)–0.12500
259. Jim Walden (6-46-1)–0.12264
260. Pepper Rodgers (4-32-1)–0.12162
261. Rocky Long (3-22-0)–0.12000
262. Gary Gibbs (2-18-1)–0.11905
263. Wayne Hardin (4-30-0)–0.11765
264. Alex Agase (5-41-1)–0.11702
265. Bronco Mendenhall (3-23-0)–0.11538
265. Frank Maloney (3-23-0)–0.11538
267. Gerry DiNardo (5-40-0)–0.11111
267. Pat Hill (3-24-0)–0.11111
267. F.A. Dry (3-24-0)–0.11111
267. Jim Young (3-24-0)–0.11111
271. Billy J. Murphy (2-20-1)–0.10870
272. Arthur L ‘Art’ Guepe (3-33-2)–0.10526
273. Greg Schiano (3-26-0)–0.10345
273. John Bunting (3-26-0)–0.10345
275. Fisher DeBerry (4-35-0)–0.10256
276. Don B. Faurot (4-39-1)–0.10227
277. Harry A. Stuhldreher (3-31-1)–0.10000
277. John Jardine (2-18-0)–0.10000
277. Sylvester Croom (2-18-0)–0.10000
280. Billy Brewer (3-28-0)–0.09677
281. Mike Gottfried (2-23-1)–0.09615
281. Anton ‘Andy’ Pilney (2-23-1)–0.09615
283. John Gutekunst (2-19-0)–0.09524
284. Don Fambrough (3-29-0)–0.09375
285. Vince Gibson (4-39-0)–0.09302
286. Louis L. ‘Lou’ Little (3-30-0)–0.09091
286. Dave Rader (2-20-0)–0.09091
286. Jim Dickey (2-20-0)–0.09091
289. Bill Dooley (4-47-1)–0.08654
290. Jerry Pettibone (2-23-0)–0.08000
291. Walt Harris (3-36-0)–0.07692
291. Cal Stoll (2-24-0)–0.07692
291. Tommy West (2-24-0)–0.07692
294. Mike McGee (2-25-0)–0.07407
295. Dan Mullen (2-26-0)–0.07143
295. Jim Sweeney (2-32-1)–0.07143
295. Alonaz L. ‘Lon’ Stiner (1-19-1)–0.07143
298. Randy Edsall (2-27-0)–0.06897
299. Howard ‘Howie’ Odell (1-20-1)–0.06818
300. DeOrmond ‘Tuss’ McLaughry (2-28-0)–0.06667
301. Ron Turner (2-30-0)–0.06250
302. Bobby Johnson (2-31-0)–0.06061
303. Glenn Mason (4-64-0)–0.05882
304. Pat Jones (2-35-0)–0.05405
305. Jeff Bower (2-36-0)–0.05263
306. Derek Dooley (1-19-0)–0.05000
306. Fred Pancoast (1-19-0)–0.05000
308. Dirk Koetter (1-20-0)–0.04762
308. Charlie Weis (1-20-0)–0.04762
310. Jim Wacker (2-41-0)–0.04651
310. Watson Brown (2-41-0)–0.04651
312. John Pont (1-21-0)–0.04545
312. Ron Meyer (1-21-0)–0.04545
312. Bob Stull (1-21-0)–0.04545
312. Bob Weber (1-21-0)–0.04545
316. Jim Colletto (1-22-0)–0.04348
316. George MacIntyre (1-22-0)–0.04348
318. Bobby Wallace (1-24-0)–0.04000
319. Woody Widenhofer (1-36-1)–0.03947
320. Jerry Moore (1-25-0)–0.03846
320. Hal Mumme (1-25-0)–0.03846
322. Fred Goldsmith (1-26-0)–0.03704
322. Charley Shira (1-26-0)–0.03704
322. Jerry Berndt (1-26-0)–0.03704
325. Lee Corso (1-29-0)–0.03333
326. Terry Shea (0-19-1)–0.02500
327. Doug Graber (0-20-1)–0.02381
328. Clay Stapleton (0-21-1)–0.02273
329. Robert ‘Bob’ Blackman (0-22-1)–0.02174
330. Dan McCarney (1-46-0)–0.02128
331. Sonny Dykes (0-20-0)–0.00000
331. Larry Blakeney (0-20-0)–0.00000
331. Mike MacIntyre (0-20-0)–0.00000
331. Mark Duffner (0-20-0)–0.00000
331. Jennings B. ‘Ears’ Whitworth (0-21-0)–0.00000
331. Eugene ‘Buddy’ Teevens (0-21-0)–0.00000
331. Kim Helton (0-21-0)–0.00000
331. Charles R. Stobart (0-21-0)–0.00000
331. Ron Dickerson (0-21-0)–0.00000
331. Ray Alborn (0-22-0)–0.00000
331. Bob Simmons (0-22-0)–0.00000
331. Guy Morriss (0-25-0)–0.00000
331. Charlie Weatherbie (0-26-0)–0.00000
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