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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