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Lincoln Riley
Oklahoma
Justin Wilcox
California
Matt Luke
Mississippi
Urban Meyer
Ohio State
Lance Leipold
Buffalo

Chris Petersen

Washington

Tom Herman
Texas
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State
David Shaw
Stanford
Nick Saban
Alabama

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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

Lincoln Riley

Oklahoma

34

Big 12 

$3,500,000

1

2

0

0

1.000

1

2

0

0

1.000

0

0

2 0

2

Justin Wilcox

California

41

Pac-12

$2,500,000

1

2

0

0

1.000

1

2

0

0

1.000

0

0

2 0

3

Matt Luke

Mississippi

40

SEC 

$1,200,000

1

2

0

0

1.000

1

2

0

0

1.000

0

0

2 0

4

Urban Meyer

Ohio State

53

Big Ten

$7,000,000

16

166

30

0

.847

6

62

7

0

.899

11

2

1 1

5

Lance Leipold

Buffalo

53

MAC

$600,000

11

116

25

0

.823

3

7

19

0

.269

2

10

0 2

6

Chris Petersen

Washington

53

Pac 12

$4,250,000

12

121

26

0

.823

4

29

14

0

.674

12

2

2 0

7

Tom Herman

Texas

42

Big 12

$5,250,000

3

23

5

0

.821

1

1

1

0

.500

0

0

1 1

8

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

52

ACC 

$5,750,000

8

78

18

0

.813

8

78

18

0

.813

10

3

0 1

9

David Shaw Stanford 45 Pac 12 $4,000,000 7 65 18 0 .783 7 65 18 0 .783 10 3 1 1

10

Nick Saban

Alabama

66

SEC

$11,250,000

22

212

61

1

.775

11

121

19

0

.864

14

1

2 0

11

Dabo Swinney Clemson 48 ACC $6,500,000 10 91 28 0 .765 10 91 28 0 .765 14 1 2 0

12

Jason Candle

Toledo

38

MAC

$700,000

2

12

4

0

.750

2

12

4

0

.750

10

4

2 0

13

Jeff Brohm

Purdue

46

Big Ten

$3,500,000

4

31

11

0

.738

1

1

1

0

.500

0

0

1 1

14

Mark Richt

Miami

57

ACC

 $4,250,000

17

155

55

0

.738

2

10

4

0

.714

9

4

1 0

15

Gary Patterson

TCU

57

Big 12

$4,800,000

17

151

54

0

.737

17

151

54

0

.737

6

7

2 0

16

Bryan Harsin

Boise State

41

MWC

$1,600,000

5

39

15

0

.722

4

32

10

0

.762

10

3

1 1

17

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

56

Ind. 

$4,750,000

28

231

89

2

.720

8

60

32

0

.652

4

8

1 1

18

Clay Helton USC 45 Pac 12 $5,000,000 3 18 7 0 .720 3 18 7 0 .720 10 3 2 0

19

Bobby Petrino

Louisville

56

ACC

$4,000,000

13

110

43

0

.719

8

68

22

0

.756

9

4

1 0

20

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

49

MAC

$625,000

10

86

34

0

.717

4

12

27

0

.308

6

7

1 1

21

Jim Harbaugh

Michigan

54

Big Ten

$9,250,000

10

80

33

0

.708

3

22

6

0

.786

10

3

2 0

22

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

53

CUSA

$700,000

9

69

30

0

.697

9

69

30

0

.697

10

3

2 0

23

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

50

Big 12

$4,250,000

13

106

50

0

.679

13

106

50

0

.679

10

3

2 0

24

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

58

Pac 12

 $3,800,000

14

106

50

0

.679

14

106

50

0

.679

9

4

2 0

25

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

59

MWC

$1,400,000

15

119

57

0

.676

4

15

25

0

.375

8

6

1 1

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2016 2017

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

26

Chris Creighton

E. Michigan

48

MAC

$525,000

21

151

73

0

.674

4

12

27

0

.308

7

6

2 0

27

Guz Malzahn

Auburn

52

SEC

$5,000,000

6

45

22

0

.672

5

36

20

0

.655

8

5

1 1

28

Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 53 SEC $5,400,000 10 80 39 0 .672 6 45 22 0 .672 8 5 1 1

29

Willie Fritz

Tulane

57

AAC

$1,600,000

21

159

78

0

.671

2

5

9

0

.357

4

8

1 1

30

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

60

ACC

$3,000,000

21

178

88

0

.670

10

71

49

0

.592

9

4

1 1

31

Kirby Smart Georgia 42 SEC $4,000,000 2 10 5 0 .667 2 10 5 0 .667 8 5 2 0

32

Matt Viator La. Monroe 54 SunBelt $500,000 12 82 42 0 .661 2 4 9 0 .308 4 8 0 1

33

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

78

Big 12

$3,300,000

26

204

105

1

.660

26

204

105

1

.660

9

4

2 0

34

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana

49

SunBelt

$1,250,000

14

103

54

0

.656

7

37

32

0

.536

6

7

1 1

35

Bronco Mendenhall

Virginia

51

ACC

$3,300,000

13

102

54

0

.654

2

3

11

0

.214

2

10

1 1

36

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 52 AAC $2,250,000 11 79 42 0 .653 11 79 42 0 .653 9 5 2 0

37

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

61

Big Ten

$4,500,000

14

110

59

0

.651

11

92

42

0

.687

3

9

2 0

38

Rod Carey

Northern Illinois

46

MAC

$700,000

6

37

20

0

.649

6

37

20

0

.649

5

7

1 1

39

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

47

SEC

$4,400,000

12

94

51

0

.648

5

26

27

0

.491

7

6

1 1

40

Butch Davis Fla. Int'l. 66 CUSA $1,000,000 11 80 44 0 .645 1 1 1 0 .500 0 0 1 1

41

Mike Norvell

Memphis

36

AAC

$1,900,000

2

9

5

0

.643

2

9

5

0

.643

8

5

1 0

42

Jim Mora

UCLA

56

Pac-12

$3,600,000

6

43

24

0

.642

6

43

24

0

.642

4

8

2 0

43

Scott Satterfield

Appalachian St.

45

Sun Belt

$700,000

5

33

19

0

.635

5

33

19

0

.635

10

3

1 1

44

Butch Jones

Tennessee

49

SEC

$4,400,000

11

82

48

0

.631

5

32

21

0

.604

9

4

2 0

45

James Franklin Penn State 45 Big Ten $6,000,000 7 51 30 0 .630 4 27 15 0 .643 11 3 2 0

46

Frank Solich

Ohio

73

MAC 

$700,000

19

147

87

0

.628

13

89

68

0

.567

8

6

1 1

47

Dino Babers Syracuse 56 ACC $2,600,000 6 42 25 0 .627 2 5 9 0 .357 4 8 1 1

48

Paul Chryst

Wisconsin

52

Big Ten

$3,000,000

6

42

25

0

.627

3

23

6

0

.793

11

3

2 0

49

Kalani Sitake

BYU

42

Ind.

$2,000,000

2

10

6

0

.625

2

10

6

0

.625

9

4

1 2

50

Jay Hopson Southern Miss 49 CUSA $600,000 6 40 23 0 .625 2 8 7 0 .533 7 6 1 1

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2016 2017

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

51

Terry Bowden

Akron

61

MAC

$500,000

24

166

100

2

.623

6

25

38

0

.397

5

7

1 1

52

Jim McElwain Florida 55 SEC $4,500,000 6 41 25 0 .621 3 19 9 0 .679 9 4 0 1

53

Bill Clark UAB 49 CUSA $700,000 3 18 11 0 .621 2 7 7 0 .500 0 0 1 1

54

Larry Fedora North Carolina 55 ACC $2,750,000 10 74 46 0 .617 6 40 27 0 .597 8 5 0 2

55

Todd Graham

Arizona State

53

Pac 12 

$3,250,000

12

89

56

0

.614

6

40

27

0

.597

5

7

1 1

56

Dave Doeren NC State 46 ACC $2,500,000 6 49 31 0 .613 5 26 27 0 .491 7 6 1 1

57

Matt Campbell

Iowa State

38

Big 12

$2,200,000

7

39

25

0

.609

2

4

10

0

.286

3

9

1 1

58

Pat Narduzzi Pitt 51 ACC $3,000,000 3 17 11

0

.607

3 17 11 0 .607 8 5 1 1

59

Philip Montgomery Tulsa 46 AAC $1,000,000

3

17

11

0

.607

3

17

11

0

.607

10

3

1 1

60

Lane Kiffin

Florida Atlantic 

42

CUSA

$1,200,000

6

35

23

0

.603

1

0

2

0

.000

0

0

0 2

61

Blake Anderson Arkansas State 48 Sun Belt $800,000 4 24 16 0 .600 4 24 16 0 .600 8 5 0 1

62

Dan Mullen

 Mississippi State

45

SEC

$4,600,000

9

63

42

0

.600

9

63

42

0

.600

6

7

2 0

63

Mike Leach Washington State 56 Pac 12 $3,200,000 16 115 77 0 .599 6 31 34 0 .477 8 5 2 0

64

Charlie Strong South Florida 57 AAC $1,000,000 8 55 37 0 .598 1 2 0 0 1.000 0 0 2 0

65

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 46 Big 12 $3,600,000 7 47 32 0 .595 7 47 32 0 .595 10 3 1 1

66

Troy Calhoun Air Force 51 MWC $1,200,000 11 78 53 0 .595 11 78 53 0 .595 10 3 1 0

67

P. J. Fleck

Minnesota

37

Big Ten

$3,500,000

5

32

22

0

.593

1

2

0

0

1.000

0

0

2 0

68

Mark Whipple

Massachusetts

60

MAC

$550,000

20

130

89

0

.589

10

57

57

0

.500

2

10

0 3

69

Jeff Tedford

Fresno State

56

MWC

$1,750,000

12

83

58

0

.589

1

1

1

0

.500

0

0

1 1

70

Doc Holliday Marshall 60 CUSA $850,000 8 54 38 0 .587 8 54 38 0 .587 3 9 1 1

70

Jeff Monken

Army

50

Ind.

$1,00,000

8

54

38

0

.587

4

16

23

0

.410

8

5

2 0

72

Justin Fuente

Virginia Tech

41

ACC

$3,500,000

6

38

27

0

.585

2

12

4

0

.750

10

4

2 0

73

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona

54

Pac 12

$3,000,000

24

157

114

2

.579

6

37

30

0

.552

3

9

1 1

74

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

62

Big Ten

$4,750,000

22

149

113

0

.569

19

137

92

.598

8

5

2 0

75

Will Muschamp

South Carolina

46

SEC 

$3,200,000

6

36

28

0

.563

2

8

7

0

.533

6

7

2 0

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2016 2017

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

76

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

53

CUSA

$750,000

18

120

94

0

.561

5

32

23

0

.582

9

5

1 1

77

Rocky Long

San Diego State

67

MWC

$1,000,000

18

121

95

0

.560

7

56

26

0

.683

11

3

2 0

78

Neal Brown

Troy

  37

Sun Belt

$750,000

3

15

12

0

.556

3

15

12

0

.556

10

3

1 1

79

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

43

Big Ten

$3,500,000

12

78

63

0

.553

12

78

63

0

.553

7

6

1 1

80

Mike Bobo

Colorado State

43

MWC

$1,600,000

3

16

13

0

.551

3

16

13

0

.551

7

6

2 1

81

Mike Riley

Nebraska

64

Big Ten

$3,200,000

17

109

92

0

.542

3

16

12

0

.571

9

4

1 1

82

Everett Withers Texas State 54 SunBelt $650,000 5 28 24 0 .538 2 3 11 0 .214 2 10 1 1

83

John Bonamego

Central Michigan

54 MAC $600,000 3 15 13 0 .536 3 15 13 0 .536 6 7 2 0

84

D.J. Durkin

Maryland

39

Big Ten

$2,750,000

2

8

7

0

.533

2

8

7

0

.533

6

7

2 0

85

Nick Rolovich Hawaii 38 MWC $600,000 2 9 8 0 .529 2 9 8 0 .529 7 7 2 1

86

Matt Rhule

Baylor

42

Big 12

$3,500,000

5

28

25

0

.528

1

0

2

0

.000

0

0

0 2

87

Matt Wells Utah State 44 MWC $850,000 5 29 26 0 .527 5 29 26 0 .527 3 9 1 1

88

David Cutcliffe Duke 63 ACC $2,500,000 17 98 90 0 .521 10 54 61 0 .470 4 8 2 0

89

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

60

CUSA

$900,000

12

73

67

0

.521

12

73

67

0

.521

8

5

1 1

90

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 50 ACC $2,300,000 18 105 103 0 .505 4 15 24 0 .385 7 6 2 0

91

Bob Davie

New Mexico

63

MWC

$900,000

11

63

62

0

.504

6

28

37

0

.431

9

4

1 1

92

Joey Jones

South Alabama

55

Sun Belt

$600,000

10

51

51

0

.500

9

48

44

0

.522

6

7

0 2

93

Scott Frost

UCF

42

AAC

$2,000,000

2

7

7

0

.500

2

7

7

0

.500

6

7

1 0

94

Major Applewhite Houston 39 AAC $1,750,000 1 1 1 0 .500 1 1 1 0 .500 0 0 1 0

95

Geoff Collins Temple 46 AAC $2,000,000 1 1 1 0 .500 1 1 1 0 .500 0 0 1 1

96

Frank Wilson Texas-San Antonio 44 CUSA $1,000,000 2 7 7 0 .500 2 7 7 0 .500 6 7 1 0

97

Mike Sanford

Western Kentucky 35 CUSA $1,000,000 1 1 1 0 .500 1 1 1 0 .500 0 0 1 1

98

Steve Addazio

Boston College

58

ACC

$2,750,000

7

38

39

0

.492

5

25

28

0

.472

7

6

1 1

99

Gary Anderson

Oregon State

53

Big Ten

$2,750,000

10

56

58

0

.491

3

7

20

0

.259

4

8

1 2

100

Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 38 Big 12 $3,500,000 5 25 26 0 .491 5 25 26 0 .491 5 7 1 0

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2016 2017

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

101

Randy Edsall

Connecticut

59

AAC

$1,500,000

18

97

104

0

.483

12

75

70

0

.517

0

0

1 0

102

Willie Taggart

Oregon

41

Pac 12

$3,000,000

8

42

45

0

.483

1

2

0

0

1.000

0

0

2 0

103

David Bailiff

Rice

59

CUSA

$1,000,000

14 78 85 0 .479 11 57 70 0 .449 3 9 1 1

104

Luke Fickell

Cincinnati

44

AAC

$2,300,000

1

7

8

0

.467

1

1

1

0

.5000

0

0

1 1

105

Ed Orgeron

LSU

56

SEC

$3,600,000

6

24

29

0

.453

2

8

2

0

.800

6

2

2 0

106

Mike MacIntyre Colorado 52 Pac-12 $3,200,000 8 38 52 0 .422 5 22 31 0 .415 10 4 2 0

107

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

50

SEC

$3,600,000

5

21

30

0

.412

5

21

30

0

.421

7

6

2 0

108

Seth Littrell North Texas 39 CUSA $900,000 2 6 9 0 .400 2 6 9 0 .400 5 8 1 1

109

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

46

SEC 

$3,000,000

4

15

24

0

.385

4

15

24

0

.385

6

7

2 0

110

Barry Odom

Missouri

41

SEC

$2,750,000

2

5

9

0

.357

2

5

9

0

.357

4

8

1 1

111

Tyson Summers Georgia Southern 37 CUSA $600,000 2 5 9 0 .357 2 5 9 0 .357 5 7 0 2

112

Mike Neu

Ball State

47

MAC

$550,000

2

5

9

0

.357

2

5

9

0

.357

4

8

1 1
113

Lovie Smith

Illinois

59

Big Ten

$2,000,000

2

5

9

0

.357

2

5

9

0

.357

3

9

2 0
114

Sean Kugler

UTEP

51

CUSA

$550,000

5

18

33

0

.353

5

18

33

0

.353

4

8

0 2
115

Chad Morris

SMU

49

AAC

$3,000,000

3

9

17

0

.346

3

9

17

0

.346

5

7

2 0
116 Brent Brennan San Jose State 44 MWC $600,000 1 1 2 0 .333 1 1 2 0 .333 0 0 1 2
117 Tom Allen Indiana 47 Big Ten $2,000,000 1 1 2 0 .333 1 1 2 0 .333 0 1 1 1
118

Brad Lambert

Charlotte

52

CUSA

$650,000

5

16

32

0

.333

5

16

32

0

.333

4

8

0 2
119 Paul Petrino Idaho 50 Ind $500,000 5 16 34 0 .320 5 16 34 0 .320 9 4 1 1
120

Tony Sanchez

UNLV

43

MWC

$575,000

3

8

18

0

.308

3

8

18

0

.308

4

8

1 1
121

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

54

SunBelt

$425,000

12

40

92

0

.303

5

11

39

0

.220

3

9

1 1
122

Mike Jinks

Bowling Green

45

MAC

$500,000

2

4

10

0

.286

2

4

10

0

.286

4

8

0 2
123

Paul Haynes

Kent State

48

MAC

$500,000

5

12

35

0

.255

5

12

37

0

.255

3

9

0 0
124

Scott Montgomery

East Carolina

39

CUSA

$1,250,000

2

3

11

0

.214

2

3

11

0

.214

3

9

0 2
125

Chris Ash

Rutgers

44

Big Ten

$2,200,000

2

2

12

0

.143

2

2

12

0

.143

2

10

0 2
126

Shawn Elliott

Georgia State

44

Sun Belt

$600,000

2

1

6

0

.143

1

0

1

0

.000

0

0

0 1
127

David Beaty

Kansas

47

Big 12

$1,200,000

3

3

23

0

.115

3

3

23

0

.115

2

10

1 1
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