List of NCAA football teams by wins

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This is a list of the college football teams with the most wins in the history of college football as measured in both total wins and winning percentage. It includes teams from the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A, Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly known as Division I-AA, Division II and Division III.

Measured in total wins, the Michigan Wolverines lead all other football programs across all divisions with 911 wins. The all-time win leaders in the FCS Subdivision and Divisions II and III are the Yale Bulldogs (876 wins), Pittsburg State Gorillas (671 wins), and the Mount Union (728 wins), respectively.

Measured in winning percentage, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish lead all other programs. The leader in winning percentage leaders in the FCS Subdivision and Divisions II and III are the Yale Bulldogs (.700), Grand Valley State Lakers (.733), and Thomas More Saints (.706), respectively.

Key[edit]

Division I FBS programs
Division I FCS programs
Division II programs
Division III programs

Teams ranked by total wins[edit]

Updated as of September 29, 2014

The followings list displays the record for all NCAA football programs with 600 or more wins.

RankTeamWonLostTiedPct. [a]Games
1Michigan91432636.7301276
2Notre Dame88130642.7341229
3Yale87636055.7001291
4Texas87934433.7131256
5Nebraska87335840.7031271
6Ohio State [b]85631953.7191228
7Oklahoma84831453.7201215
8Alabama [c]84532443.7151212
9Harvard83838450.6781272
10Penn82847342.6321343
11Tennessee80836653.6801219
12Princeton79939450.6631243
13Southern California [d]79732354.7021188
14Georgia76840754.6471229
15LSU75439647.6501197
16Penn State [e]73137041.6581254
17Mount Union72838338.6501149
18Wittenberg72735231.6691110
19Auburn72741647.6311190
20West Virginia71247245.5981229
21Syracuse70750249.5811258
22Virginia Tech70344146.6091188
23Texas A&M70245648.6021206
24Georgia Tech70147443.5931219
25Washington & Jefferson70338340.6401126
26Pitt69150342.5761236
27Washington68942850.6111166
28Arkansas68747040.5911197
29Florida68439540.6291119
30Clemson68045345.5961177
31Colorado67947236.5871187
32Navy67354157.5521271
33North Dakota State67336934.6411076
34Pittsburg State67133347.6611051
35 (T)Widener66840839.6171114
35 (T)Miami (OH)66842344.6081135
37 (T)Delaware66843243.6031143
37 (T)Dartmouth66844546.5961159
37 (T)Lehigh66857245.5371285
40Lafayette66457239.5361275
41North Carolina [f]66250954.5621241
42Minnesota66149344.5701198
43Michigan State65943744.5971140
44Army65749051.5701198
45Wisconsin65248153.5721186
46Tuskegee64935349.6411051
47Missouri64353452.5441229
48Wabash64238059.6211081
49Dayton64135625.6391022
50California [g]63950751.5551201
51Ole Miss63749735.5601169
52Boston College63646037.5781133
53 (T)Utah63444231.5871107
53 (T)Williams63435847.6331039
55 (T)Northern Iowa63239547.6101074
55 (T)Cornell63249234.5601159
55 (T)Virginia63257448.5231254
55 (T)Rutgers63261542.5071289
59Maryland62555943.5271227
60 (T)North Dakota62038430.6141034
60 (T)Colgate62046650.5681136
62Oregon61647346.5631135
63Amherst61240854.5951074
64Holy Cross60949755.5481161
65Hillsdale60840653.5951067
66 (T)Stanford60644049.5761095
66 (T)Iowa60653639.5301181
68TCU60552857.5321190
69Central Oklahoma60037546.6101021

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Chart notes
  1. ^ Win percentage counts each tie as 0.5 win.
  2. ^ Ohio State had 12 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2010 football season.
  3. ^ Alabama had 8 victories and 1 tie forfeited by the NCAA during the 1993 football season. Alabama had 21 victories vacated by the NCAA between the 2005-2007 football seasons.
  4. ^ Southern California had 13 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2004 & 2005 football seasons.
  5. ^ Penn State had 112 victories vacated by the NCAA between the 1998-2011 football seasons.
  6. ^ North Carolina had 16 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2008 & 2009 football seasons.
  7. ^ California had 4 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 1999 football season.

Teams ranked by winning percentage[edit]

Updated as of August 31, 2014

The following list displays the record for all NCAA football programs with a winning percentage of .666 or higher, with a minimum of 100 games.

RankTeamWonLostTiedPct.Games
1Notre Dame87530542.733(.7332)1222
2Grand Valley State3461253.733(.7331)474
3Michigan91132136.733(.7326)1268
4Oklahoma84331253.7201208
5Boise State3961532.719552
6Ohio State85031853.7181233
7Texas87633933.7151248
8Alabama83932343.7141235
9Thomas More175730.706248
10St. John's (MN)59024024.705854
11Bentley184771.704262
12Southern California79732354.7021188
13Nebraska86635740.7021263
14Yale87636055.7001291
15Wesley212921.697305
16Grambling52523415.688774
17Valdosta State2481123.687363
18Linfield56125030.685841
19Tennessee80436153.6821218
20West Chester56025917.680836
21Wisconsin-Whitewater54425121.680816
22Harvard83838450.6781272
23Florida State50023717.674766
24Texas A&M–Kingsville58928216.673887
25Wittenberg72735231.6691110
26Wisconsin–La Crosse53826040.666838
27Indiana (PA)52225623.666836

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