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 910 wins. The all-time win leaders in the FCS Subdivision and Divisions II and III are the Yale Bulldogs (869 wins), Pittsburg State Gorillas (660 wins), and the Wittenberg Tigers (707 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 Grambling Tigers (.706), Grand Valley State Lakers (.732), and Saint John's Johnnies (.707), 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 December 21, 2012

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

RankTeamWonLostTiedPct.GamesΔ since end of 2012 Season
1Michigan91032136.7321267
2Yale87735955.7011291
3Texas87533833.7151246
4Notre Dame87430542.7331221
5Nebraska86035440.7021254
6Ohio State184331653.7171212
7Oklahoma83631053.7191199
8Harvard83238350.6771265
9Alabama283232143.7141191
10Penn82646842.6341336
11Tennessee80436153.6821217
12Princeton79139250.6621233
13Southern California 378631954.7011159
14Georgia75940254.6471215
15LSU74339347.6481183
16Penn State472336541.6591129
17Wittenberg71735031.6671098+1
18 (T)Auburn71441447.6281175-1
18 (T)Mount Union71438238.6461134+2
20West Virginia70846345.6011216-1
21Virginia Tech70244146.6101189+1
22Syracuse70150049.5801249-1
23Texas A&M70045248.6011192
24Georgia Tech69346843.5931204
25Washington & Jefferson68938040.6391109
26Arkansas68446040.5951184
27Pitt68349742.5761222
28Florida68038740.6321107+2
29Washington67942450.6111152
30Colorado67546336.5901174-2
31Miami (OH)66841044.6151122
32Clemson66845045.5941163
33Navy66453657.5511257
34 (T)Widener66240439.6171105+6
34 (T)Dartmouth66244146.5961149-1
36 (T)Delaware66142643.6041130-3
36 (T)Pittsburg State66133247.6581040+1
38Lehigh66056945.5361274+3
39Lafayette65956539.5371263-2
41 (T)Army65448151.5731186-2
41 (T)North Carolina665450354.5621211+2
42Minnesota65248844.5691184-1
43North Dakota State64136534.6341054
44Michigan State64543644.5931125
45Wisconsin64347653.5711172
46Tuskegee64035149.6371040
47California563749651.5601184-4
48Dayton63435225.6391011
49Wabash63337959.6191071+4
50Williams63235247.6361031-2
51 (T)Missouri63053252.5401214+1
51 (T)Virginia63056348.5271241-1
53Cornell62948534.5631148-1
54 (T)Utah62843531.5881094+1
54 (T)Boston College62845437.5781119-4
54 (T)Ole Miss62849235.5591155
57 (T)Northern Iowa62538947.6111061
57 (T)Rutgers62560842.5071275+1
59 (T)Maryland61755343.5261213
59 (T)North Dakota61737530.6181022
61Colgate61645750.5711123
62Holy Cross60648755.5521148
63Amherst60540754.5931066N/A
64 (T)Oregon60447146.5591121N/A
64 (T)Hillsdale60340046.5971049N/A
65TCU60052057.5341177N/A

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Chart notes
  1. Ohio State had 12 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2010 football season.
  2. 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.
  3. Southern California had 13 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2004 & 2005 football seasons.
  4. Penn State had 112 victories vacated by the NCAA between the 1998-2011 football seasons.
  5. California had 4 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 1999 football season.
  6. North Carolina had 16 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2008 & 2009 football seasons.

Teams ranked by winning percentage[edit]

Updated as of December 21, 2012

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.GamesΔ since end of 2011 Season
1Notre Dame87430542.7331221
2Michigan91032136.7321267
3Grand Valley State3381233.732464-1
4Boise State3871482.723537
5Oklahoma83130953.7191193
6Ohio State83731653.7161206+1
7Texas86633433.7161233-1
8Alabama82732143.7121191
9Bentley178721.711251
10St. John's (MN)58323724.705844
11Southern California78631854.7021158+2
12Nebraska85635240.7021248+2
13Yale87135555.7011281-1
14Grambling52422315.698762-3
15Thomas More166720.697238
16Wesley202891.693292
17Valdosta State2421083.690353+1
18Tennessee80035453.6841207-1
19Linfield55024930.682829+1
20Texas A&M–Kingsville58727416.678877-1
21Harvard82938350.6771262-1
22West Chester54725717.677821-1
23Wisconsin-Whitewater52925121.674801+1
24Wisconsin–La Crosse53525340.670828-1
25Florida State48423717.667738N/A
26Wittenberg71735031.6671098N/A

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