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Josh Heupel
UCF
Lincoln Riley
Oklahoma
Urban Meyer
Ohio State

Chris Petersen

Washington

Lance Leipold
Buffalo
Nick Saban
Alabama
Dabo Swinney
Clemson
Kirby Smart
Georgia
Jimbo Fisher
Texas A&M
Chip Kelly
UCLA

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Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

1

Josh Heupel

UCF

40

AAC

$1,750,000

1

10

0

0

1.000

1

10

0

0

1.000

0

0

10 0

2

Lincoln Riley

Oklahoma

35

Big 12 

$4,000,000

2

22

3

0

.880

2

22

3

0

.880

12

2

10 1

3

Urban Meyer

Ohio State

54

Big Ten

$7,600,000

17

184

32

0

.852

7

80

9

0

.899

12

2

7 1

4

Chris Petersen

Washington

54

Pac 12

$5,000,000

13

137

32

0

.811

5

45

20

0

.692

10

3

8 3

5

Lance Leipold

Buffalo

54

MAC

$600,000

12

131

31

0

.809

4

22

25

0

.468

6

6

9 2

6

Nick Saban

Alabama

67

SEC

$12,000,000

23

234

62

1

.790

12

143

20

0

.877

13

1

11 0

7

Dabo Swinney Clemson 49 ACC $8,500,000 11 112 30 0 .789 11 112 30 0 .789 12 2 11 0

8

Kirby Smart

Georgia

43

SEC 

 $7,000,000

3

30

8

0

.789

3

30

8

0

.789

13

2

9 1

9

Jimbo Fisher Texas A&M 53 SEC $7,500,000 9 90 27 0 .769 1 7 4 0 .636 0 0 7 4

10

Chip Kelly

UCLA

55

Pac-12

$6,000,000

5

49

15

0

.766

1

3

8

0

.273

0

0

3 8

11

Bryan Harsin Boise State 42 MWC $2,000,000 6 58 19 0 .753 5 51 14 0 .785 11 3 9 2

12

David Shaw Stanford 46 Pac 12 $6,000,000 8 79 26 0 .752 8 79 26 0 .752 9 5 6 4

13

Tom Herman Texas 43 Big 12 $5,750,000 4 37 13 0 .740 2 15 9 0 .625 7 6 8 3

14

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

57

Ind.

$5,000,000

29

251

91

2

.733

9

80

34

0

.702

10 3 11 0

15

Mark Richt Miami 58 SEC $5,000,000 18 170 63 0 .730 3 25 12 0 .676 10 3 6 5

16

Joe Moglia

Coastal Carolina

69

Sun Belt

$750,000

6

56

21

0

.727

6

56

21

0

.727

10

2

5 6

17

Joe Moorhead

 Mississippi State

44

SEC

$4,000,000

5

45

17

0

.726

1

7

4

0

.636

0

0

7 4

18

Gary Patterson

TCU

58

Big 12

$5,500,000

18

165

63

0

.724

18

165

63

0

.724

11

3

5 6

19

Jim Harbaugh

Michigan

55

Big Ten

$8,000,000

11

96

39

0

.711

4

38

12

0

.760

8

5

10 1

20

Neal Brown

Troy

38

Sun Belt

$1,000,000

4

34

15

0

.694

4

34

15

0

.694

11

2

9 2

21

Jason Candle Toledo 39 MAC $1,200,000 3 27 12 0 .692 3 27 12 0 .692 11 3 6 5

22

Bobby Petrino Louisville 57 ACC $4,200,000 14 119 56 0 .680 9 77 35 0 .688 8 5 2 8

23

Gus Malzahn

Auburn

53

SEC

$7,000,000

7

61

29

0

.678

6

52

26

0

.667

10

4

7 4
24

Mike Norvell

Memphis

37

AAC

$2,500,000

3

25

12

0

.676

3

25

12

0

.676

10

3

7 4
25

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

50

MAC

$650,000

11

95

46

0

.674

5

21

39

0

.350

5

7

5 6

KEY

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Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

 Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

26

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

51

Big 12

$5,000,000

14

120

58

0

.674

14

120

58

0

.674

10

3

6 5

27

Scott Satterfield

Appalachian St.

46

Sun Belt

$800,000

6

49

24

0

.671

6

49

24

0

.671

9

4

8 2

28

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

59

Pac 12

 $4,000,000

15

119

59

0

.669

15

119

59

0

.669

7

6

8 3

29

Bill Clark UAB 50 CUSA $1,000,000 4 34 17 0 .667 3 23 13 0 .639 8 5 9 2

30

Paul Chryst

Wisconsin

53

Big Ten

$3,300,000

7

60

30

0

.667

4

41

11

0

.788

13

1

7 4

31

Clay Helton USC 46 Pac 12 $6,000,000 4 32 16 0 .667 4 32 16 0 .667 11 3 5 6

32

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

60

MWC

$1,500,000

16

131

67

0

.662

5

28

34

0

.452

8

5

5 6

33

James Franklin Penn State 46 Big Ten $6,000,000 8 68 35 0 .661 5 44 20 0 .689 11 2 8 3

34

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

61

ACC

$3,000,000

22

189

97

0

.660

11

82

58

0

.586

5

6

7 4

35

Steve Campbell South Alabama 52 SunBelt $600,000 8 61 32 0 .656 1 2 9 0 .182 0 0 2 9

36

Jeff Brohm

Purdue

47

Big Ten

$4,000,000

5

42

22

0

.656

2

12

12

0

.500

7

6

5 6

37

Butch Davis Florida Int'l. 67 CUSA $1,000,000 12 95 51 0 .651 2 16 8 0 .667 8 5 8 3

38

Willie Fritz

Tulane

58

AAC

$1,200,000

22

168

90

0

.651

3

14

21

0

.400

5

7

5 6

39

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan

49

MAC

$525,000

22

158

85

0

.650

5

21

39

0

.350

5

7

6 5

40

Kevin Sumlin

Arizona

54

Pac 12

$2,000,000

10

91

49

0

.650

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6

41

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

79

Big 12

$3,500,000

27

215

116

1

.649

27

215

116

1

.649

8

5

5 6

42

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

62

Big Ten

$4,500,000

15

124

67

0

.649

12

106

50

0

.679

10

3

6 5

43

Tim Lester W. Michigan 41 MAC $900,000 8 62 34 0 .646 2 12 11 0 .522 6 6 6 5

44

Rod Carey

Northern Illinois

47

MAC

$700,000

7

51

28

0

.646

7

50

28

0

.646

8

5

7 4

45

Bronco Mendenhall

Virginia

52

ACC

$3,500,000

14

114

64

0

.640

3

15

21

0

.417

6

7

7 4

46

Frank Solich

Ohio

74

MAC 

$700,000

20

162

94

0

.633

14

104

75

0

.581

9

4

7 4

47

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

54

CUSA

$750,000

9

76

44

0

.633

9

76

44

0

.633

5

7

4 7

48

Matt Viator La. Monroe 55 SunBelt $500,000 13 92 54 0 .630 3 14 21 0 .400 4 8 6 5

49

Dave Doeren NC State 47 ACC $3,000,000 8 63 37 0 .630 6 40 33 0 .548 9 4 6 3

50

Lane Kiffin

Florida Atlantic

43

CUSA

$1,200,000

7

51

30

0

.629

2

16

9

0

.640

11

3

5 6

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

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CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2017

2018

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

 Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

51

Major Applewhite

Houston

40

AAC

$2,000,000

2

15

9

0

.624

2

15

9

0

.624

7

5

8 3

52

Jeff Tedford

Fresno State

57

MWC

$2,000,000

13

101

62

0

.623

2

19

6

0

.760

10

4

9 2

53

Scott Frost

Nebraska

43

Big Ten

$5,000,000

3

23

14

0

.621

1

4

7

0

.364

0

0

4 7

54

Charlie Strong South Florida 58 AAC $1,000,000 9 70 43 0 .619 2 17 6 0 .739 10 2 7 4

55

Jeff Monken

Army

51

Ind.

$1,200,000

9

71

44

0

.617

5

33

28

0

.541

10

3

9 2

56

Mike Leach Washington State 57 Pac 12 $3,500,000 17 132 82 0 .617 7 48 39 0 .552 9 4 10 1

57

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State

49

Sun Belt

$800,000

5

38

24

0

.613

5

38

24

0

.613

7

5

7 4

58

Jay Hopson Southern Miss 50 CUSA $700,000 7 52 33 0 .612 3 20 16 0 .556 8 5 5 5

59

Matt Campbell

Iowa State

39

Big 12

$2,300,000

8

52

33

0

.612

3

17

18

0

.486

8

5

6 4

60

Dan Mullen Florida 46 SEC $6,000,000 10 77 49 0 .611 1 8 3 0 .727 0 0 8 3

61

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 47 Big 12 $3,700,000 8 61 39 0 .610 8 61 39 0 .610 7 6 8 2

62

Terry Bowden

Akron

62

MAC

$500,000

25

175

112

2

.609

7

35

50

0

.412

7

7

4 6
  63 Ken Niumatalolo Navy 53 AAC $2,250,000 12 87 56 0 .608 12 87 56 0 .608 7 6 3 8

64

Doc Holliday Marshall 61 CUSA $900,000 9 68 45 0 .602 9 68 45 0 .602 8 5 7 3

65

Dino Babers

Syracuse

57

MAC

$2,700,000

7

53

35

0

.602

3

16

19

0

.457

4

8

8 3

66

Chad Lumsford Georgia Southern 41 Sun Belt $750,000 2 10 7 0 .588 2 10 7 0 .588 0 0 8 3

67

Geoff Collins Temple 47 AAC $2,000,000 2 14 10 0 .583 2 14 10 0 .583 7 6 7 4

68

Seth Littrell North Texas 40 CUSA $1,200,000 3 22 16 0 .579 3 22 16 0 .579 9 5 8 3

69

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

44

Big Ten

$3,500,000

13

94

69

0

.577

13

94

69

0

.577

10

3

7 4

70

Will Muschamp

South Carolina

47

SEC 

$4,200,000

7

49

36

0

.576

3

21

15

0

.583

9

4

6 4

71

Mark Whipple Massachusetts 61 Ind. $550,000 21 137 102 0 .573 11 65 69 0 .485 4 8 4 7

72

Rocky Long

San Diego St.

68

MWC

$1,000,000

19

136

102

0

.571

8

71

33

0

.683

10

3

7 4

73

Matt Wells Utah State 45 MWC $1,200,000 6 44 33 0 .571 6 44 33 0 .571 6 7 10 1

74

Pat Narduzzi Pitt 52 ACC $2,500,000 4 28 21 0 .571 4 28 21 0 .571 5 7 7 4

75

Justin Fuente

Virginia Tech

42

ACC

$3,500,000

7

48

37

0

.570

3

23

14

0

.622

9

4

4 6

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

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CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2017

2018

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

76

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

63

Big Ten

$4,750,000

23

162

122

0

.570

20

150

101

.598

8

5

7 4

77

Troy Calhoun Air Force 52 MWC $1,400,000 12 87 66 0 .569 12 87 66 0 .569 5 7 5 6

78

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

54

CUSA

$800,000

19

134

102

0

.568

6

46

31

0

.597

7

6

8 3

79

Larry Fedora North Carolina 56 ACC $2,800,000 11 79 61 0 .564 7 45 42 0 .517 3 9 2 8

80

Matt Rhule

Baylor

43

Big 12

$3,500,000

6

34

40

0

.549

2

6

17

0

.261

1

11

5 6

81

P. J. Fleck

Minnesota

38

Big Ten

$3,600,000

6

41

34

0

.547

2

10

13

0

.435

5

7

5 6

82

Herm Edwards

Arizona State

64

Pac 12

$2,000,000

1

6

5

0

.545

1

6

5

0

.545

0

0

6 5

83

Billy Napier

Louisiana

39

SunBelt

$800,000

1

6

5

0

.545

1

6

5

0

.545

0

0

6 5

84

Ed Orgeron

LSU

57

SEC

$3,750,000

7

40

35

0

.533

3

24

8

0

.750

9

4

9 2

85

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

61

CUSA

$1,000,000

13

86

76

0

.531

13

86

76

0

.531

7

6

7 4

86

Luke Fickell

Cincinnati

45

AAC

$2,300,000

3

19

17

0

.528

2

13

10

0

.565

4

8

9 2

87

David Cutcliffe Duke 64 ACC $2,700,000 18 110 100 0 .524 11 66 71 0 .489 7 6 7 4

88

Steve Addazio

Boston College

59

ACC

$2,750,000

8

51

48

0

.515

5

36

36

0

.507

7

6

7 4

89

Kalani Sitake

BYU

43

Ind.

$2,000,000

3

19

18

0

.513

3

19

18

0

.513

4

9

6 5

90

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 51 ACC $2,000,000 19 116 114 0 .504 5 26 35 0 .426 8 5 5 6

91

Barry Odom

Missouri

42

SEC

$2,750,000

3

18

18

0

.500

3

18

18

0

.500

7

6

7 4

92

Justin Wilcox California 42 Pac-12 $2,000,000 2 11 11 0 .500 2 11 11 0 .500 5 7 6 4

93

Willie Taggart

Florida State

42

ACC 

$5,000,000

9

52

56

0

.481

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6

94

Mike Bobo

Colorado State

44

MWC

$2,000,000

4

24

26

0

.480

4

24

26

0

.480

7

6

3 8

95

Matt Luke Mississippi 42 SEC $3,000,000 2 11 12 0 .478 2 11 12 0 .478 6 6 5 6

96

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech

39

Big 12

$3,600,000

6

35

39

0

.473

6

35

39

0

.473

6

7

5 6

97

Sonny Dykes

SMU

49

AAC

$3,000,000

8

46

52

0

.469

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6

98

Bob Davie

New Mexico

64

MWC

$900,000

12

68

78

0

.466

7

33

53

0

.384

3

9

3 8

99

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

51

SEC

$4,000,000

6

34

39

0

.466

6

34

39

0

.466

7

6

8 3

100

Matt Canada

Maryland

46

Big Ten

$1,500,000

1

5

6

0

.455

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2017

2018

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

101

Turner Gill

Liberty

56

Ind

$700,000

13

70

84

0

.455

7

45

35

0

.563

10

2

4 6
102

Jeremy Pruitt

Tennessee

44

SEC

$4,000,000

1

5

6

0

.455

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6
103

Randy Edsall

Connecticut

60

AAC

$1,500,000

19

100

123

0

.448

13

78

89

0

.467

3

9

1 10

104

Nick Rolovich Hawaii 39 MWC $600,000 3 17 21 0 .447 3 17 21 0 .447 3 9 7 5

105

John Bonamego

Central Michigan

55 MAC $600,000 4 22 28 0 .440 4 22 28 0 .440 8 5 1 10

106

Everett Withers Texas State 55 SunBelt $700,000 6 32 41 0 .438 3 7 28 0 .200 2 10 3 8

107

Jay Norvell

Nevada

55

MWC

$600,000

2

10

13

0

.435

2

10

13

0

.435

3

9

7 4

108

Frank Wilson Texas-San Ant 45 CUSA $1,200,000 3 15 20 0 .429 3 15 20 0 .429 6 5 3 8

109

Tom Allen Indiana 48 Big Ten $2,000,000 2 10 14 0 .417 2 10 14 0 .417 5 7 5 6

110

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado

53

Pac 12

$3,200,000

9

45

65

0

.409

5

30

44

0

.405

5

7

5 6

111

Philip Montgomery Tulsa 47 AAC $1,500,000

4

20

29

0

.408

4

20

29

0

.408

2

10

2 9

112

Mario Cristobal

Oregon

48

Pac 12

$3,000,000

7

34

52

0

.395

1

7

5

0

.583

0

0

7 4

113

Dana Dimel

UTEP

56

CUSA

$700,000

7

31

49

0

.389

1

1

10

0

.091

0

0

1 10

114

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

44

SEC 

$3,000,000

5

23

37

0

.383

5

23

37

0

.383

5

7

5 6

115

Shawn Elliott

Georgia State

45

SunBelt

$700,000

3

10

19

0

.345

2

9

14

0

.391

7

5

2 9
116

Chad Morris

Arkansas

50

SEC

$3,500,000

4

16

31

0

.340

1

2

9

0

.182

0

0

2 9
117 Mike Sanford

W. Kentucky

36

CUSA

$1,000,000

2

8

16

0

.333

2

8

16

0

.333

6

7

2 9
118

Tony Sanchez

UNLV

44

MWC

$700,000

4

15

32

0

.319

4

15

32

0

.319

5

7

3 8
119

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

55

Ind.

$425,000

13

48

106

0

.312

6

19

53

0

.264

7

6

3 8
120 Brad Lambert

Charlotte

53

CUSA

$650,000

6

21

48

0

.304

6

21

48

0

.304

1

11

4 7
121

Mike Neu

Ball State

48

MAC

$550,000

3

10

25

0

.286

3

10

25

0

.286

2

10

4 7
122

Scottie Montgomery

East Carolina

40

CUSA

$1,250,000

3

9

25

0

.265

3

9

25

0

.265

3

9

3 7
123

Lovie Smith

Illinois

60

Big Ten

$3,200,000

3

9

26

0

.257

3

9

26

0

.257

2

10

4 7
124

Mike Jinks

Bowling Green

46

MAC

 $500,000

3

7

24

0

.226

3

7

24

0

.226

2

10

1 6
125

Chris Ash

Rutgers

45

Big Ten

$2,300,000

3

7

28

0

.200

3

7

285

0

.200

4

8

1 10
126

Jonathan Smith

Oregon State

39

Pac 12

$2,000,000

1

2

9

0

.182

1

2

9

0

.182

0

0

2 9
127

Sean Lewis

Kent State

32

MAC

$500,000

1

2

9

0

.181

1

2

9

0

.181

0

0

2 9
128

David Beaty

Kansas

48

Big 12

$1,800,000

4

6

41

0

.128

4

6

41

0

.128

1

11

3 8
129 Brent Brennan San Jose State 45 MWC $600,000 2 2 21 0 .087 2 2 21 0 .087 1 11 1 10
130

Mike Bloomgren

Rice

41

CUSA

$1,000,000

1 1 11 0 .083 1 1 11 0 .083 0 0 1 11