AP National Football Champions-Coaches

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Coaches whose teams have been named national champion by The Associated Press by number of titles and years won:

Five

Bear Bryant, Alabama, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1978, 1979

Four

Frank Leahy, Notre Dame, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1949

Three

Bernie Bierman, Minnesota, 1936, 1940, 1941

John McKay, Southern Cal, 1962, 1967, 1972

Barry Switzer, Oklahoma, 1974, 1975, 1985

Bud Wilkinson, Oklahoma, 1950, 1955, 1956

Nick Saban, Alabama, 2009, 2011, 2012

Two

Red Blaik, Army, 1944, 1945

Bobby Bowden, Florida State, 1993, 1999

Pete Carroll, Southern Cal, 2003, 2004

Bob Devaney, Nebraska, 1970, 1971

Dennis Erickson, Miami, 1989, 1991

Woody Hayes, Ohio State, 1954, 1968

Urban Meyer, Florida, 2006, 2008

Tom Osborne, Nebraska, 1994, 1995

Ara Parseghian, Notre Dame, 1966, 1973

Joe Paterno, Penn State, 1982, 1986

Darrell Royal, Texas, 1963, 1969

One

Paul Brown, Ohio State, 1942

Mack Brown, Texas, 2005

Lloyd Carr, Michigan, 1997

Gene Chizik, Auburn, 2010

Larry Coker, Miami, 2001

Dan Devine, Notre Dame, 1977

Paul Dietzel, LSU, 1958

Vince Dooley, Georgia, 1980

LaVell Edwards, Brigham Young, 1984

Danny Ford, Clemson, 1981

Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee, 1998

Lou Holtz, Notre Dame, 1988

Jimmy Johnson, Miami, 1987

Shug Jordan, Auburn, 1957

Johnny Majors, Pittsburgh, 1976

Bill McCartney, Colorado, 1990

Dutch Meyer, Texas Christian, 1938

Les Miles, LSU, 2007

Biggie Munn, Michigan State, 1952

Bob Neyland, Tennessee, 1951

Homer Norton, Texas A&M, 1939

Bernie Oosterbaan, Michigan, 1948

Howard Schnellenberger, Miami, 1983

Ben Schwartzwalder, Syracuse, 1959

Steve Spurrier, Florida, 1996

Gene Stallings, Alabama, 1992

Bob Stoops, Oklahoma, 2000

Jock Sutherland, Pittsburgh, 1937

Jim Tatum, Maryland, 1953

Jim Tressel, Ohio State, 2002

Murray Warmath, Minnesota, 1960

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