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WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES I-A
# 1 # 2 # 3 # 4 # 5 # 6 # 7 # 8 # 9 # 10

Nick Saban

Alabama

Charlie Strong Texas

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M

Urban Meyer
Ohio State

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

Les Miles

LSU

Brady Hoke

Michigan

Art Briles

Baylor

Steve Sarkisian

USC

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

# Coach Name School Age Conference Compensation

1

Nick Saban

Alabama

63

SEC

$7,300,000

2

Charlie Strong

Texas 54 Big 12 $5,000,000

3

Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 50 SEC $5,000,000

4

Urban Meyer Ohio State 50 Big Ten $4,800,000

5

Bob Stoops Oklahoma 54 Big 12 $4,750,000

6

Les Miles LSU 61 SEC $4,500,000

7

Brady Hoke

Michigan

56

Big Ten

$4,300,000

8

Art Briles

Baylor

59

Big 12

$4,250,000

9

Steve Sarkisian

USC

40

Pac 12 

$4,250,000

10

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

59

Big Ten

$4,000,000

11

Gus Malzahn Auburn 49 SEC $4,000,000

12

James Franklin Penn State 42 Big Ten $4,000,000
13 Brian Kelly Notre Dame 53 Ind. $4,000,000

14

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina

69

SEC 

$4,000,000

15

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

49

ACC 

$4,000,000

16

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

58

Big Ten

$3,700,000

17

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

47

Big 12

$3,500,000

18

Gary Patterson

TCU

54

Big 12

$3,500,000

19

Bobby Petrino Louisville 53 ACC $3,500,000

20

Chris Petersen Washington 50 Pac 12 $3,400,000

21

Mark Richt Georgia 54  SEC  $3,400,000

22

Dabo Swinney

Clemson

45

ACC

$3,300,000

23 Jim Mora UCLA 53 Pac 12 $3,250,000
24

Gary Pinkel

Missouri

62

SEC

$3,250,000

25

Butch Jones

Tennessee

46

SEC

$3,200,000

26

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati

60

AAC

$3,200,000

27

Dan Mullen

 Mississippi State

42

SEC

$3,200,000

28

Hugh Freeze

Mississippi

45

SEC 

$3,200,000

29 Bo Pelini Nebraska 47 Big Ten $3,100,000
30

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

44

SEC

$3,000,000

31

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

75

Big 12

$3,000,000

32

Will Muschamp

Florida

43

SEC 

 $3,000,000

33 David Shaw Stanford 42 Pac 12 $3,000,000
34 Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 43 Big 12 $2,800,000
35

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

57

ACC

$2,700,000

36 Gary Anderson Wisconsin 50 Big Ten $2,700,000
37

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

68

ACC

$2,600,000

38

Charlie Weis

Kansas

58

Big 12

$2,500,000

39

Todd Graham

Arizona State

50

Pac 12 

$2,500,000

40

Sonny Dykes

California

45

Pac 12 

$2,500,000

41 Mike Leach Washington State 53 Pac 12 $2,500,000
42

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado

49

Pac-12

$2,500,000

43

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

55

Pac 12

 $2,500,000

44

Mike London

Virginia

5

ACC

$2,400,000

45

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

40

Big Ten

$2,400,000

46

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

50

Big Ten

$2,300,000

47 Al Golden Miami 45 ACC $2,300,000
48

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

43

SEC

$2,250,000

49

Dave Clawson

Wake Forest

47

ACC

$2,250,000

50

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

47

SEC

$2,250,000

51

Randy Edsall

Maryland

56

Big Ten

$2.250,000

52 David Cutcliffe Duke 60 ACC $2,250,000
53

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech

35

Big 12

$2,200,000

54

June Jones

SMU

61

AAC

$2,100,000

55 Jerry Kill Minnesota 53 Big Ten $2,100,000
56 Larry Fedora North Carolina 52 ACC $2,000,000
57

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona

51

Pac 12

$2,000,000

58

George O'Leary

UCF

68

AAC

$2,000,000

59

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU

48

 MWC

$2,000,000

60

Willie Taggart

South Florida

38

AAC

$2,000,000

61

Mark Helfrich

Oregon

41

Pac 12

$2,000,000

62

Dave Doeren

NC State

43

ACC

$2,000,000

63

Paul Chryst

Pitt

49

AAC

$1,800,000

64

Tim Beckman

Illinois

49

Big Ten

$1,800,000

65 Paul Rhoads Iowa State 47 Big 12 $1,800,000
66 Steve Addazio Boston College 55 ACC $1,750,000
67 Ken Niumatalolo Navy 49 Ind. $1,700,000
68

Mike Riley

Oregon State

61

Pac 12

$1,600,000

69 Jim McElwain Colorado State 54 MWC $1,500,000
70

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State

51

MWC

$1,500,000

71

Bob Diaco

Connecticut

41

AAC

$1,500,000

72 Kevin Wilson Indiana 54 Big Ten $1,400,000
73

Scott Shafer

Syracuse

47

AAC

$1,400,000

74

Matt Rhule

Temple

39

AAC

$1,300,000

75

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina

56

CUSA

$1,250,000

76

Bryan Harsin

Boise State

38

MWC

$1,200,000

77 Curtis Johnson Tulane 53 CUSA $1,200,000
78

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

57

MWC

$1,000,000

79 Tony Levine Houston 42 CUSA $1,000,000
80 Troy Calhoun Air Force 48 MWC $1,000,000
81

Justin Fuente

Memphis

38

AAC

$975,000

82

Kyle Flood

Rutgers

43

AAC

$900,000

83

Rocky Long

San Diego State

64

MWC

$850,000

84

Mark Hudspeth

La. Lafayette

46

SunBelt

$825,000

85 Todd Monken Southern Miss 48 CUSA $800,000
86

Bob Davie

New Mexico

60

MWC

$800,000

87

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

57

CUSA

$750,000

88

Bobby Hauck

UNLV

50

MWC

$725,000

89 Dan McCarney North Texas 61 CUSA $725,000
90

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa

58

CUSA

$700,000

91

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State

44

SunBelt

$700,000

92 Norm Chow Hawaii 68 MWC $700,000
93

Jeff Monken

Army

47

Ind.

$700,000

94 David Bailiff Rice 56 CUSA $700,000
95 Doc Holliday Marshall 57 CUSA $650,000
96 Skip Holtz La. Tech 50 C-USA $600,000
97 Ron Turner Fla. International 61 CUSA $600,000
98 Jeff Brohm Western Kentucky 43 Sun Belt $600,000
99

Matt Wells

Utah State

41

MWC

$600,000

100

Charlie Patridge

Florida Atlantic

41

CUSA

$600,000

101

Bill Clark

UAB

46

CUSA

$600,000

102

Frank Solich

Ohio

70

MAC 

$550,000

103

Brian Pollian

Nevada

40

MWC

$550,000

104 Ron Caragher San Jose State 47 MWC $550,000
105

Sean Kugler

UTEP

48

CUSA

$550,000

106

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

46

MAC

$550,000

107 Trent Miles Georgia State 51 SunBelt $550,000
108 Rod Carey Northern Illinois 43 MAC $525,000
109

P. J. Fleck

W. Michigan

34

MAC

$500,000

110

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

51

Ind.

$500,000

111 Bobby Wilder Old Dominion 50 Ind. $500,000
112

Larry Blakeney

Troy

67

SunBelt

$500,000

113

Mark Whipple

Massachusetts

57

MAC

$500,000

114 Dino Babers Bowling Green 53 MAC $500,000
115

Matt Campbell

Toledo

35

MAC

$500,000

116 Willie Fritz Georgia Southern 54 SunBelt $500,000
117 Scott Satterfield Appalachian State 42 SunBelt $500,000
118

Paul Haynes

Kent State

45

MAC

$450,000

119

Pete Lembo

Ball State

44

MAC

$450,000

120

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan

45

MAC

$450,000

121

Terry Bowden

Akron

58

MAC

$425,000

122 Paul Petrino Idaho 47 Ind. $425,000
123 Joey Jones South Alabama 52 SunBelt $425,000
124

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo

52

MAC

$400,000

125 Dennis Franchione Texas State 63 SunBelt $400,000
126 Todd Berry La. Monroe 54 SunBelt $400,000
127 Larry Coker Texas - San Antonio 66 CUSA $400,000
128 Dan Enos

Central Michigan

46 MAC $375,000