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Chris Petersen

Washington

Mark Helfrich
Oregon
Chuck Martin
Miami, Ohio
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State
Urban Meyer
Ohio State

Gus Malzahn

Auburn

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

David Shaw
Stanford
Rod Carey
Northern Illinois
Nick Saban
Alabama

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2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

1

Chris Petersen

Washington

50

Pac 12

$3,400,000

9

97

15

0

.866

1

5

3

0

.625

0

0

5 3

2

Mark Helfrich

Oregon

41

Pac 12

$2,000,000

2

18

3

0

.857

2

18

3

0

.857

11

2

7 1

3

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

46

MAC

$550,000

7

76

14

0

.844

1

2

7

0

.222

0

0

2 7

4

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

49

ACC 

$4,000,000

5

52

10

0

.839

5

52

10

0

.839

14

0

7 0

5

Urban Meyer

Ohio State

50

Big Ten

$4,800,000

13

134

26

0

.838

3

30

3

0

.909

12

2

6 1

6

Guz Malzahn

Auburn

49

SEC

$4,000,000

3

27

6

0

.818

2

18

3

0

.857

12

2

6 1

7

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

54

Big 12 

$5,250,000

16

165

41

0

.801

16

165

41

0

.801

11

2

5 2

8

David Shaw Stanford 42 Pac 12 $3,000,000 4 39 10 0 .796 4 39 10 0 .796 11 3 5 3

9

Rod Carey

Northern Illinois

43

MAC

$525,000

2

18

5

0

.783

2

18

5

0

.783

12

2

6 2

10

Nick Saban

Alabama

63

SEC

$7,300,000

19

177

58

1

.752

8

86

16

0

.843

11

2

7 1

11

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

53

Ind. 

$4,000,000

25

214

73

2

.744

5

43

16

0

.729

9

4

6 1

12

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

57

MWC

$1,000,000

12

107

37

0

.743

1

3

5

0

.375

0

0

3 5

13

Mark Richt

Georgia

54

SEC 

 $3,400,000

14

132

46

0

.742

14

132

46

0

.742

8

5

6 1

14

Gary Patterson

TCU

54

Big 12

$3,500,000

15

126

45

0

.737

15

126

45

0

.737

4

8

6 1

15

Les Miles 

LSU

61

SEC

$4,500,000

14

130

47

0

.734

10

102

26

0

.797

10

3

7 2

16

Bobby Petrino

Louisville

53

ACC

$3,500,000

10

88

32

0

.733

1

47

11

0

.810

0

0

5 2

17

Hugh Freeze

Mississippi

45

SEC 

$3,200,000

6

52

19

0

.732

3

22

12

0

.647

8

5

7 1

18

Chris Creighton

E. Michigan

45

MAC

$450,000

18

141

52

0

.731

1

2

6

0

.250

0

0

2 6

19

Bo Pelini Nebraska 47 Big Ten $3,100,000 7 64 25

0

.730

7 64 25 0 .730 9 4 6 1

20

Mark Hudspeth

La. Lafayette

46

SunBelt

$825,000

11

97

36

0

.729

4

31

15

0

.674

9

4

4 3

21

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina

69

SEC 

$4,000,000

25

223

83

2

.727

10

81

43

0

.653

11

2

4 4

22

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

50

Ind

$500,000

6

49

19

0

.721

6

49

19

0

.721

8

4

3 5

23

Jim Mora

UCLA

53

Pac-12

$3,500,000

3

25

10

0

.714

3

25

10

0

.714

10

3

6 2

24

Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 50 SEC $5,000,000 7 60 26 0 .698 3 25 9 0 .735 9 4 5 3

25

Dino Babers Bowling Green 53 MAC $500,000 3 23 10 0 .697 1 4 3 0 .571 0 0 4 3

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

26

Dabo Swinney Clemson 45 ACC $3,300,000 7 57 25 0 .695 7 57 25 0 .695 11 2 6 2

27

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU

48

Ind.

$2,000,000

10

86

38

0

.694

10

86

38

0

.694

8

5

4 4

28

Larry Coker Texas - San Antonio 66 CUSA $400,000 10 81 36 0 .692 4 21 21 0 .500 7 5 2 6

29

Willie Fritz

Georgia Southern

54

Sun Belt

$500,000

18

143

64

0

.692

1

6

2

0

.750

0

0

6 2

30

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

57

ACC

$2,700,000

18

160

73

0

.687

7

53

34

0

.609

7

6

6 2

31

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State

51

MWC

$1,500,000

3

23

11

0

.676

3

23

11

0

.676

11

2

3 5

32

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

55

Pac 12

 $2,500,000

10

82

40

0

.672

10

82

40

0

.672

5

7

6 1

33

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

44

SEC

$3,000,000

9

75

37

0

.670

2

7

13

0

.350

3

9

4 4

34

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

75

Big 12

$3,000,000

23

184

91

1

.668

23

184

91

1

.668

8

5

6 1

35

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

47

Big 12

$3,500,000

10

82

41

0

.667

10

82

41

0

.667

10

3

5 3

36

Pete Lembo

Ball State

44

MAC

$450,000

14

107

54

0

.665

4

28

18

0

.609

10

3

3 5

37

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

68

ACC

$2,600,000

34

270

136

4

.663

28

228

113

2

.668

8

5

4 4

38

Jeff Monken

Army

47

Ind.

$700,000

5

40

21

0

.656

1

2

5

0

.286

0

0

2 5

39

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

58

Big Ten

$3,700,000

11

89

47

0

.654

8

71

30

0

.703

13

1

7 1

40

Todd Graham

Arizona State

50

Pac 12 

$2,500,000

9

73

39

0

.652

3

24

10

0

.706

10

4

6 1

41

Bill Clark

UAB

46

CUSA

$600,000

2

15

8

0

.652

1

4

4

0

.500

0

0

4 4

42

Charlie Strong

Texas

54

Big 12

$5,000,000

4

39

21

0

.650

1

3

5

0

.375

0

0

3 5

43

Mark Whipple

Massachusetts

57

MAC

$500,000

17

123

66

0

.650

7

51

33

0

.607

0

0

2 7

44

Bryan Harsin

Boise State

38

MWC

$1,200,000

2

13

7

0

.650

1

6

2

0

.750

0

0

6 2

45

Terry Bowden

Akron

58

MAC

$425,000

21

150

84

2

.640

3

10

22

0

.313

5

7

4 4

46

Dave Doeren NC State 43 ACC $2,000,000 4 30 17 0 .638 2 7 13 0 .350 3 9 4 4

47

Gary Pinkel

Missouri

62

SEC

$3,250,000

24

181

102

3

.638

14

108

65

0

.624

12

2

6 2

48

Matt Campbell

Toledo

35

MAC

$500,000

3

21

12

0

.636

3

21

12

0

.636

7

5

4 3

49

Matt Wells Utah State 41 MWC $600,000 2 14 8 0 .636 2 14 8 0 .636 9 5 5 3

50

Frank Solich

Ohio

70

MAC 

$550,000

16

128

74

0

.634

10

70

55

0

.560

7

6

4 5

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

51

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati

60

AAC

$3,300,000

19

143

84

0

.630

2

13

7

0

.650

9

4

4 3

52

Dennis Franchione Texas State 63 SunBelt $400,000 29 207 124 2 .625 6 33 32 0 .508 6 6 4 3

53

Ron Caragher San Jose State 47 MWC $550,000 8 53 32 0 .624 2 9 10 0 .474 6 6 3 4

54

Larry Fedora North Carolina 52 ACC $2,000,000 7 53 33 0 .616 3 19 14 0 .576 7 6 4 4

55

Larry Blakeney

Troy

67

Sun Belt

$500,000

24

176

110

1

.615

24

176

110

1

.615

6

6

1 6

56

Jerry Kill Minnesota 53 Big Ten $2,100,000 21 150 96 0 .610 4 23 23 0 .500 8 5 6 2

57

James Franklin Penn State 42 Big Ten $4,000,000 4 28 18 0 .609 1 4 3 0 .571 0 0 4 3

58

Bobby Hauck

UNLV

50

MWC

$725,000

12

95

61

0

.609

5

15

44

0

.254

7

6

2 6

59

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 49 Ind. $1,700,000 7 53 34 0 .609 7 53 34 0 .609 9 4 4 4

60

Dan Mullen

 Mississippi State

42

SEC

$3,200,000

6

43

28

0

.606

6

43

28

0

.606

7

6

7 0

61

Kyle Flood

Rutgers

43

Big Ten

$900,000

3

20

13

0

.606

3

20

13

0

.606

6

7

5 2

62

Butch Jones

Tennessee

46

SEC

$3,200,000

8

58

39

0

.598

2

8

12

0

.400

5

7

3 5

63

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona

51

Pac 12

$2,000,000

21

142

95

2

.598

3

22

11

0

.667

8

5

6 1

64

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina

56

CUSA

$1,250,000

5

34

23

0

.596

5

34

23

0

.596

10

3

5 1

65

Mike Leach Washington State 53 Pac 12 $2,750,000 13 95 65 0 .594 3 11 22 0 .333 6 7 2 6

66

Doc Holliday Marshall 57 CUSA $650,000 5 35 24 0 .593 5 35 24 0 .593 10 4 8 0

67

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 43 Big 12 $2,800,000 4 27 19 0 .587 4 27 19 0 .587 4 8 6 2

68

George O'Leary

UCF

68

AAC

$2,000,000

19

129

91

0

.586

12

77

58

0

.570

12

1

5 2

69

Art Briles

Baylor

59

Big 12

$4,250,000

12

84

61

0

.579

7

50

33

0

.602

11

2

6 1

70

Blake Anderson Arkansas State 44 Sun Belt $700,000 1 4 3 0 .571 1 4 3 0 .571 0 0 4 3

70

Will Muschamp

Florida

4

SEC 

$3,000,000

4

25

19

0

.568

4

25

19

0

.568

4

8

3 3

72

Joey Jones

South Alabama

52

Sun Belt

$425,000

7

39

30

0

.565

7

13

19

0

.406

6

6

5 2

73

Jim McElwain Colorado State 54 MWC $1,500,000 3 19 15 0 .559 3 19 15 0 .559 8 6 7 1

74

Troy Calhoun Air Force 48 MWC $1,000,000 8 54 43 0 .557 8 54 43 0 .557 2 10 5 2

75

Steve Addazio

Boston College

55

ACC

$1,750,000

4

25

20

0

.556

2

12

9

0

.571

7

6

5 3

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

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

59

Big Ten

$4,000,000

19

125

102

0

.551

16

112

81

.582

8

5

5 2

77

Steve Sarkisian USC 40 Pac 12 $4,250,000 6 39 32 0 .549 1 5 3 0 .625 0 0 5 3

78

Mike Riley

Oregon State

61

Pac 12

$1,600,000

14

92

76

0

.548

14

92

76

0

.548

7

6

4 3

79

Tony Levine Houston 42 AAC $1,000,000 3 18 15 0 .545 3 18 15 0 .545 8 5 4 3

80

Gary Anderson

Wisconsin

50

Big Ten

$2,700,000

7

44

37

0

.543

2

14

6

0

.700

9

4

5 2

81

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

50

CUSA

$600,000

15

97

82

0

.542

2

9

11

0

.450

4

8

5 3

82

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

40

Big Ten

$2,400,000

9

58

50

0

.537

9

58

50

0

.537

5

7

3 4

83

Mike London

Virginia

54

ACC

$2,400,000

7

46

40

0

.535

5

22

35

0

.386

2

10

4 4

84

Brady Hoke

Michigan

56

Big 10

$4,300,000

12

76

68

0

.528

4

29

18

0

.617

7

6

3 5

85

Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 35 Big 12 $2,200,000 2 11 10 0 .524 2 11 10 0 .524 8 5 3 5

86

David Cutcliffe Duke 60 ACC $2,250,000 14 81 74 0 .523 7 37 45 0 .451 10 4 6 1

87

Rocky Long

San Diego St.

64

MWC

$850,000

15

94

86

0

.522

4

29

17

0

.630

8

5

4 3

88

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

57

CUSA

$750,000

9

56

52

0

.519

9

56

52

0

.519

8

5

5 3

89

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 47 ACC $2,250,000 15 92 86 0  .515 1 2 6 0 .250 0 0 2 6

90

Al Golden Miami 45 ACC $2,300,000 9 54 52 0 .509 4 27 18 0 .600 9 4 5 3

91

Paul Chryst

Pitt

49

ACC

$1,800,000

3

17

17

0

.500

3

17

17

0

.500

7

6

4 4

92

Alex Wood

Buffalo

59

MAC

$400,000

5

23

23

0

.500

1

0

1

0

.000

0

0

0 1

93

Bill Blankenship Tulsa 58 CUSA $700,000

4

23

23

0

.500

4

23

23

0

.500

3

9

1 6

94

David Bailiff

Rice

56

CUSA

$700,000

11 65 66 0 .496 8 44 51 0 .463 10 4 4 3

95

Randy Edsall

Maryland

56

Big Ten

$2,250,000

16

92

97

0

.487

4

18

27

0

.400

7

6

5 3

96

Bob Davie

New Mexico

60

MWC

$800,000

8

44

48

0

.478

3

9

23

0

.281

3

9

2 5

97

Scott Shafer

Syracuse

47

ACC

 $1,400,000

2

10

11

0

.476

2

10

11

0

.476

7

6

3 5

98

Sonny Dykes

California

45

Pac-12

$2,500,000

5

27

30

0

.474

2

5

15

0

.250

1

11

4 4

99

Brian Pollian

Nevada

40

MWC

$550,000

2

9

11

0

.450

2

9

11

0

.450

4

8

5 3

100

Tim Beckman

Illinois

49

Big Ten

$1,800,000

6

31

38

0

.449

3

10

22

0

.313

4

8

4 4

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

101

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

50

Big Ten

$2,300,000

3

20

26

0

.435

2

4

16

0

.200

1

11

3 5

102

Jeff Brohm

Western Kentucky 43 Sun Belt $600,000 1 3 4 0 .429 1 3 4 0 .429 0 0 3 4

103

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State

47

Big 12

$1,800,000

6

29

41

0

.414

6

29

41

0

.414

3

9

2 5

104

Dan Enos

Central Michigan

46 MAC $375,000 5 24 34 0 .414 5 24 34 0 .414 6 6 5 4

105

Dan McCarney North Texas 61 CUSA $725,000 16 76 110 0 .409 4 20 25 0 .444 9 4 2 6

106

Mike MacIntyre Colorado 49 Pac-12 $2,500,000 4 22 35 0 .386 2 6 14 0 .300 4 8 2 6

107

Todd Berry La. Monroe 54 SunBelt $400,000 13 55 89 0 .382 5 26 30 0 .464 6 6 3 4

108

Charlie Partridge

Florida Atlantic 

41

CUSA

$600,000

1

3

5

0

.375

1

3

5

0

.375

0

0

3 5

109

Willie Taggart South Florida 38 AAC $2,000,000 5 21 35 0 .375 2 5 15 0 .250 2 10 3 5

110

Ron Turner Fla. Int'l. 61 CUSA $600,000 10 46 77 0 .374 2 4 16 0 .200 1 11 3 5

111

Justin Fuente

Memphis

38

AAC

$975,000

3

11

20

0

.355

3

11

20

0

.355

3

9

4 3

112

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

47

SEC

$2,250,000

2

7

13

0

.350

2

7

13

0

.350

2

10

5 3
113 Curtis Johnson Tulane 53 CUSA $1,200,000 3 11 21 0 .344 3 11 21 0 .344 7 6 2 5
114

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

51

Ind

$500,000

10

33

69

0

.324

2

4

16

0

.200

2

10

2 6
115 Matt Rhule Temple 39 AAC $1,300,000 2 6 13 0 .316 2 6 13 0 .316 2 10 4 3
116

Scott Satterfield

Appalachian St.

42

Sun Belt

$500,000

2

6

13

0

.316

2

6

13

0

.316

4

8

2 5
117

Sean Kugler

UTEP

48

CUSA

$550,000

2

6

13

0

.316

2

6

13

0

.316

2

10

4 3
118

P. J. Fleck

W. Michigan

34

MAC

$500,000

2

6

14

0

.300

2

6

14

0

.300

1

11

5 3
119 Kevin Wilson Indiana 54 Big Ten $1,400,000 4 12 31 0 .279 4 12 31 0 .279 5 7 3 4
120

Trent Miles

Georgia State

51

Sun Belt

$550,000

6

21

55

0

.276

2

1

19

0

.050

0

12

1 7
121

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

43

SEC 

$2,250,000

1

2

6

0

.250

1

2

6

0

.250

0

0

2 6
122

Paul Haynes

Kent State

45

MAC

$450,000

2

5

15

0

.250

2

5

15

0

.250

4

8

1 7
123 Todd Monken Southern Miss 48 CUSA $800,000 2 4 16 0 .200 2 4 16 0 .200 1 11 3 5
124 Norm Chow Hawaii 68 MWC $700,000 3 6 26 0 .188 3 6 26 0 .188 1 11 2 6
125

Bob Diaco

Connecticut

41

AAC

$1,500,000

1

1

5

0

.167

1

1

5

0

.167

0

0

1 5
126 Paul Petrino Idaho 47 Ind $425,000 2 2 17 0 .105 2 2 17 0 .105 1 11 1 6
127

Tom Mason

SMU

58

AAC

$500,000

2

1

14

0

.067

2

0

5

0

.000

0

0

0 5
128

Clinton Bowen

Kansas

45

Big 12

$500,000

1

0

3

0

.000

1

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