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Tom Herman
Houston
Lance Leipold
Buffalo
Urban Meyer
Ohio State
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State
Mark Helfrich
Oregon

Chris Petersen

Washington

Larry Scott
Miami
Bob Stoops
Oklahoma
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

Tom Herman Houston 40 AAC $1,400,000 1 11 1 0 .917 1 11 1 0 .917 0 0 11 1

2

Lance Leipold

Buffalo

51

MAC

$600,000

9

114

13

0

.898

1

5

7

0

.417

0

0

5 7

3

Urban Meyer

Ohio State

51

Big Ten

$6,500,000

14

153

27

0

.850

4

49

4

0

.925

14

1

11 1

4

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

50

ACC 

$4,000,000

6

68

13

0

.840

6

68

13

0

.840

13

1

10 2

5

Mark Helfrich

Oregon

42

Pac 12

$3,600,000

3

33

7

0

.825

3

33

7

0

.825

13

2

9 3

6

Chris Petersen

Washington

51

Pac 12

$3,800,000

10

106

24

0

.815

2

14

12

0

.538

8

6

6 6

7

Larry Scott Miami 37 ACC $1,000,000 1 4 1 0 .800 1 4 1 0 .800 0 0 8 4

8

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

55

Big 12 

$5,200,000

17

179

45

0

.799

17

179

45

0

.799

8

5

11 1

9

David Shaw Stanford 43 Pac 12 $3,200,000 5 52 14 0 .788 5 52 14 0 .788 8 5 10 2

10

Nick Saban

Alabama

64

SEC

$7,500,000

20

193

60

1

.762

9

102

18

0

.850

12

2

11 1

11

Rod Carey

Northern Illinois

44

MAC

$500,000

3

31

10

0

.756

3

31

10

0

.756

11

3

8 4

12

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

47

MAC

$525,000

8

79

26

0

.752

2

5

19

0

.208

2

10

3 9

13

Gary Patterson

TCU

55

Big 12

$3,500,000

15

142

47

0

.751

15

142

47

0

.751

12

1

10 2

14

Clay Helton USC 43 Pac 12 $2,000,000 2 6 2 0 .750 2 6 2 0 .750 0 0 8 4

15

Mark Richt

Georgia

55

SEC 

 $4,000,000

15

145

51

0

.740

15

145

51

0

.740

10

3

9 3

16

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

54

Ind. 

$4,100,000

26

226

79

2

.739

6

55

22

0

.714

8

5

10 2

17

Dabo Swinney Clemson 46 ACC $3,400,000 8 73 26 0 .737 8 73 25 0 .737 10 3 12 0

18

Les Miles 

LSU

62

SEC

$4,700,000

15

139

53

0

.724

11

111

32

0

.776

8

5

8 3

19

Jeff Brohm

Western Kentucky 44 Sun Belt $625,000 2 18 7 0 .720 2 18 7 0 .720 8 5 10 2

20

Hugh Freeze

Mississippi

46

SEC 

$4,300,000

7

63

25

0

.716

4

33

18

0

.647

9

4

9 3

21

Bobby Petrino

Louisville

54

ACC

$3,500,000

11

99

39

0

.717

2

57

18

0

.760

9

4

7 5

22

Jim Mora

UCLA

54

Pac-12

$3,500,000

4

37

15

0

.712

4

37

15

0

.712

10

3

8 4

23

Bryan Harsin

Boise State

39

MWC

$1,500,000

3

27

11

0

.710

2

20

6

0

.769

12

2

8 4

24

Mark Hudspeth

La. Lafayette

47

SunBelt

$1,200,000

12

106

44

0

.707

5

40

23

0

.635

9

4

4 7

25

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU

49

Ind.

$2,000,000

11

99

42

0

.702

11

99

42

0

.702

8

5

9 3

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

Matt Campbell

Toledo

36

MAC

$600,000

4

35

15

0

.700

4

35

15

0

.700

9

4

9 2

27

Willie Fritz

Georgia Southern

55

Sun Belt

$525,000

19

154

68

0

.694

2

17

6

0

.739

9

3

8 3

28

Dino Babers Bowling Green 54 MAC $500,000 4 36 16 0 .692 2 17 9 0 .654 8 6 9 3

29

Jim Harbaugh

Michigan

52

Big Ten

$5,250,000

9

67

30

0

.691

1

9

3

0

.750

0

0

9 3

30

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

57

MWC

$1,000,000

13

110

50

0

.688

2

6

18

0

.250

4

8

2 10

31

Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 51 SEC $5,000,000 8 71 32 0 .686 4 36 15 0 .706 8 5 8 4

32

Guz Malzahn

Auburn

50

SEC

$4,000,000

4

35

16

0

.686

3

26

13

0

.667

8

5

6 6

33

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

59

Big Ten

$5,700,000

12

104

49

0

.680

9

86

32

0

.729

11

2

11 1

34

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

51

CUSA

$500,000

7

57

27

0

.679

7

57

27

0

.679

6

6

5 7

35

Chris Creighton

E. Michigan

46

MAC

$450,000

19

142

67

0

.679

2

3

21

0

.125

2

10

1 11

36

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

48

Big 12

$3,600,000

11

94

46

0

.671

11

94

46

0

.671

7

6

10 2

37

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

56

Pac 12

 $2,500,000

11

94

46

0

.671

11

94

46

0

.671

9

4

9 3

38

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

58

ACC

$2,750,000

19

168

83

0

.669

8

61

44

0

.581

11

3

3 9

39

Pat Narduzzi Pitt 49 ACC $2,000,000 1 8 4

0

.667

1 8 4 0 .667 0 0 8 4

40

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

45

SEC

$4,000,000

10

85

44

0

.659

3

17

20

0

.459

7

6

7 5

41

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

69

ACC

$2,600,000

35

279

144

4

.658

29

237

122

2

.658

7

6

6 6

42

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

76

Big 12

$3,000,000

24

192

100

1

.657

24

192

100

1

.657

9

4

5 6

43

Larry Coker Texas-San Antonio 67 CUSA $425,000 11 86 47 0 .647 5 26 32 0 .448 4 8 3 9

44

Larry Fedora North Carolina 53 ACC $2,000,000 8 66 37 0 .641 4 32 18 0 .640 6 7 11 1

45

Dave Doeren NC State 44 ACC $2,000,000 5 41 23 0 .641 3 18 19 0 .486 8 5 7 5

46

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 50 AAC $1,750,000 8 66 37 0 .641 8 66 37 0 .641 8 5 9 2

47

Jim McElwain Florida 53 SEC $3,500,000 4 32 18 0 .640 1 10 2 0 .833 0 0 10 2

48

Todd Graham

Arizona State

51

Pac 12 

$3,000,000

10

83

47

0

.638

4

34

18

0

.654

10

3

6 6

49

Frank Solich

Ohio

71

MAC 

$600,000

17

138

79

0

.636

11

80

60

0

.571

6

6

8 4

50

Pete Lembo

Ball State

45

MAC

$525,000

15

112

65

0

.633

5

33

29

0

.533

5

7

3 9

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2014 2015

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

51

Gary Pinkel

Missouri

63

SEC

$4,100,000

25

191

110

3

.633

15

118

73

0

.618

11

3

5 7

52

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati

61

AAC

$2,400,000

20

155

90

0

.633

3

25

13

0

.658

9

4

7 5

53

Doc Holliday Marshall 58 CUSA $775,000 6 49 28 0 .632 6 49 28 0 .632 13 1 9 3

54

Terry Bowden

Akron

59

MAC

$425,000

23

158

92

2

.631

4

18

30

0

.375

5

7

7 5

55

Matt Wells Utah State 42 MWC $800,000 3 25 15 0 .625 3 25 15 0 .625 10 4 6 6

56

Blake Anderson Arkansas State 46 Sun Belt $750,000 2 15 9 0 .625 2 15 9 0 .625 7 6 8 3

57

Mark Whipple

Massachusetts

58

MAC

$500,000

18

127

77

0

.623

8

55

44

0

.556

3

9

3 9

58

Butch Jones

Tennessee

47

SEC

$3,200,000

9

70

44

0

.614

3

20

17

0

.541

7

6

8 4

59

Dennis Franchione Texas State 64 SunBelt $425,000 30 213 134 2 .613 5 39 42 0 .481 7 5 3 8

60

Dan Mullen

 Mississippi State

43

SEC

$4,000,000

7

54

35

0

.607

7

54

35

0

.607

10

3

8 4

61

Art Briles

Baylor

60

Big 12

$4,000,000

13

98

64

0

.605

8

64

36

0

.640

11

2

9 2

62

Charlie Strong

Texas

55

Big 12

$5,100,000

6

46

30

0

.605

2

10

14

0

.417

6

7

4 7

63

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona

52

Pac 12

$3,000,000

22

153

103

2

.597

4

33

19

0

.634

10

4

6 6

64

James Franklin Penn State 44 Big Ten $4,400,000 5 38 26 0 .594 2 14 11 0 .560 7 6 7 5

65

Mike Leach Washington State 54 Pac 12 $2,850,000 14 104 72 0 .591 4 20 29 0 .408 3 9 8 4

66

Mike Bobo

Colorado State

41

MWC

$1,400,000

1

7

5

0

.583

1

7

5

0

.583

0

0

7 5

67

John Bonamego

Central Michigan

52 MAC $500,000 1 7 5 0 .583 1 7 5 0 .583 0 0 7 5

68

Troy Calhoun Air Force 49 MWC $1,000,000 9 67 48 0 .583 9 67 48 0 .583 10 3 8 4

69

Scott Satterfield

Appalachian St.

43

Sun Belt

$375,000

3

20

15

0

.571

3

20

15

0

.571

7

5

9 2

70

Jeff Monken

Army

48

Ind.

$900,000

6

44

33

0

.571

2

6

17

0

.261

4

8

2 9

70

Ron Caragher San Jose State 48 MWC $575,000 9 58 44 0 .569 3 14 22 0 .389 3 9 5 7

72

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

60

Big Ten

$4,200,000

20

139

106

0

.567

17

127

85

.599

7

6

12 0

73

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State

52

MWC

$1,500,000

4

30

23

0

.566

4

30

23

0

.566

6

8

3 9

74

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 44 Big 12 $3,100,000 5 35 27 0 .565 5 35 27 0 .565 7 6 7 4

75

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

41

Big Ten

$2,600,000

10

70

55

0

.560

10

70

55

0

.560

5

7

10 2

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2014 2015

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W L

76

Paul Chryst

Wisconsin

50

Big Ten

$2,500,000

4

28

22

0

.560

1

9

3

0

.750

0

0

9 3

77

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina

57

CUSA

$1,500,000

6

43

34

0

.558

6

43

34

0

.558

8

5

5 7

78

Bill Cubit

Illinois

62

Big Ten

$1,000,000

14

90

72

1

.555

1

5

7

0

.417

0

0

5 7

79

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

51

CUSA

$600,000

16

109

88

0

.552

3

21

17

0

.553

9

5

8 4

80

Kyle Flood

Rutgers

44

Big Ten

$1,300,000

4

26

22

0

.542

4

26

22

0

.542

8

5

4 8

81

Rocky Long

San Diego State

65

MWC

$850,000

16

106

92

0

.536

5

41

23

0

.641

7

6

9 3

82

Justin Fuente

Memphis

39

AAC

$1,400,000

4

26

23

0

.531

4

26

23

0

.531

10

3

9 3

83

Mike Riley

Nebraska

62

Big Ten

$3,000,000

15

98

87

0

.530

1

5

7

0

.417

0

0

5 7

84

David Cutcliffe Duke 61 ACC $2,200,000 15 92 81 0 .526 8 48 52 0 .480 9 4 7 5

85

Joey Jones

South Alabama

53

Sun Belt

$500,000

8

45

41

0

.523

7

42

34

0

.553

6

7

5 6

86

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

58

CUSA

$750,000

10

64

60

0

.516

10

64

60

0

.516

6

6

7 5

87

Gary Anderson

Oregon State

51

Big Ten

$2,600,000

8

51

48

0

.515

1

2

10

0

.167

0

0

2 10

88

Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 36 Big 12 $3,300,000 3 19 18 0 .514 3 19 18 0 .514 4 8 7 5

89

Philip Montgomery Tulsa 44 CUSA $700,000

1

6

6

0

.500

1

6

6

0

.500

0

0

6 6

90

Matt Rhule Temple 40 AAC $1,500,000 3 18 18 0 .500 3 18 18 0 .500 6 6 10 2

91

Mike London

Virginia

55

ACC

$2,500,000

8

51

51

0

.500

6

27

46

0

.370

5

7

4 8

92

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 48 ACC $2,500,000 16 96 97 0 .497 2 6 18 0 .250 3 9 3 9

93

David Bailiff

Rice

57

CUSA

$800,000

12 74 75 0 .497 9 53 60 0 .469 8 5 5 7

94

Bob Davie

New Mexico

61

MWC

$825,000

9

53

56

0

.486

4

18

31

0

.367

4

8

7 5

95

Steve Addazio

Boston College

56

ACC

$1,800,000

5

30

32

0

.484

3

17

21

0

.447

7

6

3 9

96

Sonny Dykes

California

46

Pac-12

$2,100,000

6

35

38

0

.479

3

13

23

0

.361

5

7

7 5

97

Brian Pollian

Nevada

41

MWC

$600,000

3

17

20

0

.459

2

17

20

0

.459

7

6

6 6

98

P. J. Fleck

Western Michigan

35

MAC

$450,000

3

16

21

0

.432

3

16

21

0

.432

8

5

7 5

99

Willie Taggart South Florida 39 AAC $1,600,000 6 30 42 0 .417 3 14 22 0 .389 4 8 8 4

100

Scott Shafer

Syracuse

48

ACC

 $1,500,000

3

14

23

0

.378

3

14

23

0

.378

3

9

4 8

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2014 2015

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

101

Ron Turner Fla. Int'l. 62 CUSA $600,000 12 52 87 0 .374 3 10 26 0 .278 4 8 5 7

102

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State

48

Big 12

$2,000,000

7

32

55

0

.368

7

32

55

0

.368

2

10

3 9

103

Sean Kugler

UTEP

49

CUSA

$550,000

3

13

23

0

.361

3

13

23

0

.361

7

6

4 7

104

Todd Monken Southern Miss 49 CUSA $800,000 3 13 23 0 .361 3 13 23 0 .361 3 9 9 3

105

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

51

Big Ten

$2,300,000

5

22

40

0

.355

3

6

30

0

.167

3

9

2 10

106

Mike MacIntyre Colorado 50 Pac-12 $2,300,000 6 26 48 0 .351 3 10 27 0 .270 2 10 4 9

107

John Mumford La. Monroe 58 SunBelt $200,000 12 40 79 0 .336 1 0 2 0 .000 0 0 1 11

108

Bob Diaco

Connecticut

42

AAC

$1,600,000

2

8

16

0

.333

2

8

16

0

.333

2

10

6 6

109

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

48

SEC

$2,800,000

3

12

24

0

.333

3

12

24

0

.333

5

7

5 7

110

Mike Canales North Texas 54 CUSA $500,000 2 3 6 0 .333 2 3 6 0 .333 0 0 1 9

111

Kevin Wilson Indiana 54 Big Ten $1,500,000 5 20 40 0 .333 5 20 40 0 .333 4 8 6 6

112

Brad Lambert

Charlotte

50

CUSA

$500,000

3

12

22

0

.324

3

12

22

0

.324

5

6

2 10
113

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

52

SunBelt

$400,000

10

36

81

0

.308

3

7

28

0

.200

2

10

3 8
114 Curtis Johnson Tulane 54 CUSA $1,000,000 4 15 34 0 .306 4 15 34 0 .306 3 9 3 9
115

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

44

SEC 

$2,400,000

2

7

17

0

.292

2

7

17

0

.292

3

9

4 8
116

Trent Miles

Georgia State

52

Sun Belt

$550,000

8

26

65

0

.286

3

6

29

0

.171

1

11

5 6
117

Neal Brown

Troy

35

Sun Belt

$700,000

1

3

8

0

.273

1

3

8

0

.273

0

0

3 8
118

Paul Haynes

Kent State

46

MAC

$450,000

3

9

26

0

.257

3

9

26

0

.257

2

9

3 9
119 Chris Naeole Hawaii 41 MWC $500,000 1 1 3 0 .250 1 1 3 0 .250 0 0 3 10
120

Charlie Partridge

Florida Atlantic 

42

CUSA

$600,000

2

6

18

0

.250

2

6

18

0

.250

3

9

3 9
121

Tony Sanchez

UNLV

41

MWC

$500,000

1

3

9

0

.250

1

3

9

0

.250

0

0

3 9
122 Tracy Clayes Minnesota 47 Big Ten $1,000,000 1 1 4 0 .200 1 1 4 0 .200 0 0 5 7
123 Paul Petrino Idaho 48 Ind $425,000 3 6 29 0 .171 3 6 29 0 .171 1 10 4 8
124

Shawn Elliott

South Carolina

41

SEC 

$1,500,000

1

1

5

0

.167

1

1

5

0

.167

0

0

3 9
125

Chad Morris

SMU

47

AAC

$2,000,000

1

2

10

0

.167

1

2

10

0

.167

0

0

2 10
126

Mike Locksley

Maryland

45

Big Ten

$1,500,000

4

3

31

0

.088

1

1

5

0

.167

0

0

3 9
127

Danny Barrett

UCF

54

AAC

$1,000,000

1

0

4

0

.000

1

0

4

0

.000

0

0

0 12
128

David Beaty

Kansas

45

Big 12

$1,200,000

1

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