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Kalen DeBoer
Fresno State
Ryan Day
Ohio State
Josh Heupel
UCF
Lincoln Riley
Oklahoma

Chris Klieman

Kansas State

Dabo Swinney

Clemson

Eliah Drinkwitz
Missouri

Nick Saban

Alabama

Lance Leipold
Buffalo

Kirby Smart

Georgia

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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

Kalen DeBoer

Fresno State

46

MWC

$2,000,000

6

67

3

0

.957

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

2

Ryan Day

Ohio State

41

Big Ten

$6,000,000

3

16

1

0

.941

3

16

1

0

.941

13

1

0 0

3

Lincoln Riley

Oklahoma

37

Big 12 

$7,000,000

4

38

8

0

.826

4

38

8

0

.826

12

2

2 2

4

Chris Klieman

Kansas State

53

Big 12

$3,500,000

8

83

19

0

.814

2

11

6

0

.647

8

5

3 1

5

Dabo Swinney Clemson 51 ACC $10,000,000 13 135 31 0 .813 13 135 31 0 .813 14 1 5 0

6

Eliah Drinkwitz

Missouri

37

SEC

$4,000,000

2

13

3

0

.813

1

1

2

0

.333

0

0

1 2

7

Josh Heupel

UCF

42

AAC

$3,000,000

3

24

6

0

.800

3

24

6

0

.800

10

3

2 2

8

Nick Saban

Alabama

69

SEC

$12,000,000

25

252

65

1

.794

14

161

23

0

.875

11

2

4 0

9

Lance Leipold

Buffalo

56

MAC

$700,000

14

140

38

0

.787

6

31

32

0

.492

8

5

0 0

10

Kirby Smart

Georgia

45

SEC 

 $7,000,000

5

47

13

0

.783

5

47

13

0

.783

12

2

3 1

11

Bryan Harsin Boise State 44 MWC $2,500,000 8 71 22 0 .763 8 64 17 0 .790 12 2 0 0

12

Jimbo Fisher Texas A&M 55 SEC $7,500,000 11 103 33 0 .757 3 20 10 0 .667 8 5 3 1

13

Shawn Clark

Appalachian St

45

Sun Belt

$1,000,000

1

3

1

0

.750

1

3

1

0

.750

1

0

2 1

14

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

59

Ind.

$7,000,000

31

266

93

2

.740

11

95

36

0

.725

11 2 4 0

15

David Shaw Stanford 48 Pac 12 $6,000,000 10 86 34 0 .717 10 86 34 0 .717 4 8 0 0

16

Gary Patterson

TCU

60

Big 12

$6,0000,000

20

173

71

0

.709

20

173

71

0

.709

5

7

1 1

17

Mike Houston

East Carolina

49

CUSA

$1,500,000

10

85

36

0

.702

2

5

11

0

.313

4

8

1 3

18

Tom Herman Texas 45 Big 12 $7,000,000 6 49 21 0 .700 4 27 17 0 .614 8 5 2 2

19

Jim Harbaugh

Michigan

57

Big Ten

$8,000,000

13

105

45

0

.700

6

47

18

0

.723

9

4

0 0

20

Mike Norvell

Florida State

39

ACC

$5,000,000

5

40

18

0

.690

1

2

3

0

.400

0

0

2 3

21

Hugh Freeze

Liberty

51

Ind

$2,500,000

10

82

37

0

.689

2

13

5

0

.722

8

5

5 0

22

Chip Kelly

UCLA

57

Pac-12

$6,000,000

7

53

24

0

.688

3

7

17

0

.292

4

8

0 0

23

Les Miles

Kansas

67

Big 12

$2,800,000

19

145

57

0

.684

2

3

12

0

.200

3

9

0 3
24 James Franklin Penn State 48 Big Ten $8,000,000 11 80 38 0 .678 8 56 23 0 .709 11 2 0 0
25

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

53

Big 12

$5,250,000

16

132

64

0

.674

16

132

64

0

.674

8

5

3 0

KEY

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SAFE FOR NOW

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2019

2020

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

 Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

26

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

61

Pac 12

 $6,000,000

17

131

64

0

.672

17

131

64

0

.672

11

3

0 0

27

Bill Clark UAB 52 CUSA $1,500,000 6 49 24 0 .671 5 38 20 0 .655 9 5 4 1

28

Gus Malzahn

Auburn

55

SEC

$7,500,000

9

73

36

0

.670

8

64

33

0

.660

9

4

2 2

29

Paul Chryst

Wisconsin

55

Big Ten

$4,500,000

9

71

35

0

.670

6

52

16

0

.765

10

4

0 0

30

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

52

MAC

$700,000

13

104

52

0

.667

7

30

45

0

.400

8

6

0 0

31

Mack Brown North Carolina 69 ACC $3,000,000 32 254 129 1 .663 12 79 53 1 .598 7 6 3 1

32

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

62

MWC

$1,750,000

18

140

72

0

.660

7

36

40

0

.474

8

5

0 0

33

Billy Napier

Louisiana

41

SunBelt

$1,200,000

3

21

11

0

.656

3

21

11

0

.656

11

3

3 1

34

Scott Satterfield Louisville 48 ACC $4,000,000 8 60 33 0 .645 2 9 9 0 .500 8 5 1 4

35

Clay Helton USC 47 Pac 12 $5,000,000 6 40 22 0 .645 5 40 22 0 .645 8 5 0 0

36

Willie Fritz

Tulane

60

AAC

$1,750,000

25

179

99

0

.644

5

25

30

0

.455

7

6

2 3

37

Jason Candle Toledo 41 MAC $1,500,000 6 34 19 0 .642 6 34 19 0 .642 6 6 0 0

38

Neal Brown West Virginia 40 Big 12 $3,800,000 6 43 24 0 .642 2 8 8 0 .500 5 7 3 1

39

Dan Mullen Florida 48 SEC $6,250,000 12 92 52 0 .639 3 23 6 0 .793 11 2 2 1

40

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan

51

MAC

$650,000

24

164

93

0

.638

7

28

47

0

.373

6

7

0 0

41

Luke Fickell

Cincinnati

47

AAC

$3,000,000

5

35

20

0

.636

4

29

13

0

.690

11

3

3 0

42

Bronco Mendenhall

Virginia

54

ACC

$4,000,000

16

125

73

0

.631

5

26

30

0

.464

9

5

1 3

43

Frank Solich

Ohio

75

MAC 

$800,000

22

171

100

0

.630

16

113

81

0

.582

7

6

0 0

44

Rod Carey Temple 49 AAC $2,000,000 9 61 36 0 .629 2 9 6 0 .600 8 5 1 1

45

Butch Davis Florida Int'l. 69 CUSA $1,500,000 14 102 61 0 .626 3 23 18 0 .561 6 7 0 2

46

Lane Kiffin

Mississippi

45

SEC

$4,500,000

9

62

37

0

.626

1

1

3

0

.250

0

0

1 3

47

Kevin Sumlin

Arizona

56

Pac 12

$2,500,000

13

95

58

0

.621

3

9

15

0

.375

4

8

0 0

48

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 55 AAC $2,500,000 14 101 62 0 .620 14 101 62 0 .620 11 2 3 2

49

Doc Holliday Marshall 63 CUSA $1,000,000 12 82 51 0 .617 11 82 51 0 .617 8 5 4 0

50

Scotty Walden Southern Miss 30 CUSA $400,000 2 8 5 0 .615 1 1 2 0 .333 0 0 1 2

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2019

2020

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

 Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

51

Jim McElewain

Central Michigan

58 MAC $1,700,000 8 52 33 0 .612 2 8 6 0 .571 8 6 0 0

52

Dave Doeren NC State 49 ACC $3,200,000 10 74 47 0 .612 8 51 43 0 .543 4 8 4 1

53

Chad Lunsford Georgia Southern 43 Sun Belt $800,000 4 22 14 0 .611 4 22 14 0 .611 7 6 3 1

54

Jeff Monken

Army

53

Ind.

$1,500,000

11

83

53

0

.610

7

45

37

0

.549

5

8

5 1

55

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State

51

Sun Belt

$900,000

7

50

32

0

.610

7

50

32

0

.610

8

5

3 2

56

Matt Campbell

Iowa State

41

Big 12

$4,000,000

10

64

41

0

.610

5

28

26

0

.527

7

6

3 1

57

Todd Graham

 Hawaii

56

MWC

$1,000,000

13

95

61

0

.609

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

58

Steve Campbell South Alabama 54 SunBelt $700,000 10 67 44 0 .604 3 7 21 0 .250 2 10 2 2

59

Jeff Brohm

Purdue

49

Big Ten

$6,750,000

7

47

31

0

.603

4

17

21

0

.447

4

8

0 0

60

Mike Leach Mississippi State 59 SEC $5,000,000 19 140 93 0 .601 1 1 3 0 .250 0 0 1 3

61

Jeff Hafley

Boston College

41

ACC

$2,750,000

1

3

2

0

.600

1

3

2

0

.600

0

0

3 2

62

Ed Orgeron

LSU

59

SEC

$7,500,000

9

57

38

0

.600

5

41

11

0

.788

15

0

1 2
 63

Tom Arth

Akron

39

MAC

$600,000

8

49

33

0

.598

2

0

12

0

.000

0

12

0 0

64

Tim Lester W. Michigan 43 MAC $900,000 10 60 41 0 .594 4 20 18 0 .526 7 6 0 0

65

Matt Viator La. Monroe 57 SunBelt $600,000 15 97 67 0 .591 5 19 34 0 .358 5 7 0 5

66

Troy Calhoun Air Force 54 MWC $2,000,000 14 99 69 0 .589 14 99 69 0 .589 11 2 1 0

67

P. J. Fleck

Minnesota

40

Big Ten

$5,000,000

8

53

37

0

.589

4

23

15

0

.605

11

2

0 0

68

Jamey Chadwell

Coastal Carolina

43

Sun Belt

$800,000

11

72

51

0

.585

3

12

16

0

.429

5

7

4 0

69

Justin Fuente

Virginia Tech

44

ACC

$4,000,000

9

62

44

0

.585

4

36

21

0

.632

8

5

3 1

70

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

65

Big Ten

$5,000,000

25

174

125

0

.582

22

162

104

.609

10

3

0 0

71

Herm Edwards

Arizona State

66

Pac 12

$3,500,000

3

15

11

0

.577

3

15

11

0

.577

8

5

0 0

72

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

56

CUSA

$900,000

21

148

109

0

.574

7

59

38

0

.608

10

3

3 2

73

Dino Babers

Syracuse

59

MAC

$2,700,000

9

61

46

0

.570

5

24

30

0

.444

5

7

1 4

74

Dana Holgorsen

Houston

49

AAC

$4,000,000

10

66

50

0

.569

2

5

9

0

.357

4

8

1 1

75

Karl Dorrell

Colorado

57

Big Ten

$3,200,000

6

35

27

0

.565

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2019

2020

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

76

Kalani Sitake

BYU

45

Ind.

$2,000,000

5

32

25

0

.561

5

32

25

0

.561

7

6

5 0

77

Scott Frost

Nebraska

45

Big Ten

$5,000,000

5

28

22

0

.560

3

9

15

0

.375

5

7

0 0

78

Tyson Helton

W. Kentucky

43

CUSA

$1,000,000

2

10

8

0

.556

2

10

8

0

.556

9

4

1 4

79

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

46

Big Ten

$6,000,000

15

99

79

0

.556

15

99

79

0

.556

3

9

0 0

80

Manny Diaz Miami 46 ACC $3,200,000 2 10 8 0 .556 2 10 8 0 .556 6 7 4 1

81

Pat Narduzzi Pitt 54 ACC $3,500,000 6 39 32 0 .549 6 39 32 0 .549 8 5 3 3

82

Sam Pittman

Arkansas

59

SEC

$3,500,000

3

13

11

1

.540

1

2

2

0

.500

0

0

2 2

83

Will Muschamp

South Carolina

49

SEC 

$4,500,000

9

56

48

0

.538

5

28

27

0

.509

4

8

2 2

84

Justin Wilcox California 44 Pac-12 $3,000,000 4 20 18 0 .526 4 20 18 0 .526 8 5 0 0

85

Sonny Dykes

SMU

51

AAC

$3,000,000

11

61

56

0

.521

3

20

11

0

.645

10

3

5 0

86

Matt Wells

Texas Tech

47

Big 12

$3,600,000

8

49

45

0

.521

2

5

11

0

.313

4

8

1 3

87

Brady Hoke

San Diego St.

62

MWC

$1,000,000

14

78

72

0

.520

3

13

12

0

.520

0

0

0 0

88

Jeremy Pruitt

Tennessee

45

SEC

$4,500,000

3

15

14

0

.517

3

15

14

0

.517

8

5

2 2

89

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 53 ACC $2,500,000 20 128 121 0 .514 7 38 42 0 .475 8 5 2 2

90

David Cutcliffe Duke 66 ACC $2,500,000 20 117 113 0 .509 12 73 84 0 .465 5 7 1 5

91

Seth Littrell North Texas 42 CUSA $1,800,000 5 29 28 0 .509 5 29 28 0 .509 4 8 2 3

92

Nick Rolovich Washington St 41 Pac-12 $3,000,000 5 28 27 0 .505 5 28 27 0 .505 0 0 0 0

93

Greg Schiano

Rutgers

54

Big Ten

$5,000,000

12

68

67

0

.504

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

94

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

63

CUSA

$1,000,000

15

92

91

0

.503

15

92

91

0

.503

4

8

1 5

95

Jeff Traylor Texas-San Ant 52 CUSA $1,200,000 1 3 3 0 .500 1 3 3 0 .500 0 0 3 3

96

Dave Aranda

Baylor

44

Big 12

$4,000,000

1

1

1

0

.500

1

1

1

0

.500

0

0

1 1

97

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

53

SEC

$5,000,000

8

46

46

0

.500

8

46

46

0

.500

8

5

2 2

98

Ryan Silverfield

Memphis

40

AAC

$2,000,000

1

2

2

0

.500

1

2

2

0

.500

0

0

2 1

99

Chip Lindsey

Troy

46

Sun Belt

$1,000,000

2

8

8

0

.500

2

8

8

0

.500

5

7

3 1

100

Gary Andersen Utah State 56 MWC $1,200,000 12 63 67 0 .485 6 33 30 0 .524 7 6 0 0

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2019

2020

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

101 Willie Taggart Florida Atlantic 44 SEC $1,000,000 11 57 62 0 .479 1 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 1 0
102

Geoff Collins

Georgia Tech

49

ACC

$3,200,000

4

20

22

0

.476

2

5

12

0

.294

3

9

2 3
103

Jay Norvell

Nevada

57

MWC

$800,000

4

18

20

0

.474

4

18

20

0

.474

7

6

0 0

104

Tom Allen Indiana 50 Big Ten $2,250,000 5 18 20 0 .474 5 18 20 0 .474 8 5 0 0

105

Mario Cristobal

Oregon

50

Pac 12

$5,000,000

9

48

54

0

.471

3

21

7

0

.750

12

2

0 0

106

Randy Edsall

Connecticut

62

AAC

$1,650,000

21

102

134

0

.432

15

80

100

0

.444

2

10

0 0

107

Steve Addazio

Colorado State

61

MWC

$2,000,000

10

57

55

0

.429

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

108

Will Healy

Charlotte

35

CUSA

$1,000,000

5

21

29

0

.420

2

8

8

0

.500

7

6

1 2

109

Mel Tucker

Michigan State

48

Big Ten

$5,500,000

2

5

7

0

.417

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0

110

Thomas Hammock

Northern Illinois

39

MAC

$800,000

2

5

7

0

.417

2

5

7

0

.417

5

7

0 0

111

Philip Montgomery Tulsa 49 AAC $1,700,000

6

26

38

0

.406

6

26

38

0

.406

4

8

1 1

112

Shawn Elliott

Georgia State

47

SunBelt

$800,000

5

18

28

0

.391

4

17

23

0

.425

7

6

1 2

113

Sean Lewis

Kent State

34

MAC

$600,000

3

9

16

0

.360

3

9

16

0

.360

7

6

0 0

114

Dana Dimel

UTEP

58

CUSA

$800,000

9

35

63

0

.357

3

5

24

0

.172

1

11

3 2

115

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

51

SEC 

$3,500,000

8

27

50

0

.351

8

27

50

0

.351

3

9

0 3
116

Mike Neu

Ball State

50

MAC

$700,000

5

15

33

0

.313

5

15

33

0

.313

5

7

0 0
117

Lovie Smith

Illinois

62

Big Ten

$4,000,000

5

15

34

0

.306

5

15

34

0

.306

6

7

0 0
118

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

57

Ind.

$500,000

15

51

116

0

.305

8

22

63

0

.289

2

10

0 0
119

Jonathan Smith

Oregon State

41

Pac 12

$2,500,000

3

7

17

0

.292

3

7

17

0

.292

5

7

0 0
120

Scot Loeffler

Bowling Green

45

MAC

 $600,000

1

3

9

0

.250

1

3

9

0

.250

0

0

3 9
121 Jake Spavital Texas State 35 SunBelt $800,000 2 4 14 0 .222 2 4 14 0 .222 3 9 1 5
122 Brent Brennan San Jose State 47 MWC $600,000 4 8 29 0 .216 4 8 29 0 .216 5 7 0 0
123 Jeff Scott South Florida 40 AAC $1,000,000 1 1 4 0 .200 1 1 4 0 .200 0 0 1 4
124

Mike Bloomgren

Rice

43

CUSA

$1,500,000

3 5 20 0 .200 3 5 20 0 .200 3 9 0 0
125

Mike Locksley

Maryland

51

Big Ten

$3,000,000

5

6

40

0

.130

2

3

9

0

.250

3

9

0 0
126 Walt Bell Massachusetts 36 Ind. $600,000 2 1 12 0 .077 2 1 12 0 .077 1 11 0 1
127

Marcus Arroyo

UNLV

40

MWC

$800,000

1

0

0

0

.000

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0 0
128

Danny Gonzales

New Mexico

44

MWC

$1,000,000

1

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Ricky Rahne

Old Dominion

40

CUSA

$750,000

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Jimmy Lake

Washington

44

Pac 12

$3,000,000

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