We are back for a fourth straight year everyone! Yes, it’s time once again to power rank every single coach in college football by conference. Everyone knows that in the game of football, the head coach position is arguably the most important position on the team.

If the guy who is calling the shots doesn’t have a good football brain on his shoulders, there’s a good chance your favorite team is dragging ass on the college football field. Head coaching is extremely important in the game of football, especially in the college world where the guy is not only expected to produce on the field, but also win over high-profile recruits and convince them to join their squad.

Being a head coach of a college football team is pretty much a 24/7 job. You’re always having to recruit and if you aren’t recruiting, you’re practicing with your team or watching game film. There are a limited number of people who become successful head coaches in college football for a reason, it’s a difficult job. With all that said, these are the guys who are the best at their jobs ranked via conference for the fourth year in a row here at THE USB! There’s a great chance that whoever is ranked #1 on these lists will finish high when the season is all said and done. Those are the horses you are going to want to back.

SO HERE WE ARE EVERYONE!

THE FOURTH ANNUAL USB COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEAD COACH POWER RANKINGS!!!!!!!

 

 

14. Mike Bloomgren (Rice Owls)

Overall Record: 0-0
Record With Team: 0-0
Record in Bowls: 0-0
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 12th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

13. Dana Dimel (UTEP Miners)

Overall Record: 30-39
Record With Team: 0-0
Record in Bowls: 0-0
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Wyoming (1997-1999), Houston (2000-2002)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 14th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

12. Brad Lambert (Charlotte 49ers)

Overall Record: 17-41
Record With Team: 17-41
Record in Bowls: 0-0
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 11th
Previous Rankings: 11th (2017), 14th (2016)


 

11. Bobby Wilder (Old Dominion Monrachs)

Overall Record: 72-37
Record With Team: 72-37
Record in Bowls: 1-0
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 13th
Previous Rankings: 4th (2017), 6th (2016), 5th (2015)


 

10. Rick Stockstill (Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders)

Overall Record: 79-72
Record With Team: 79-72
Record in Bowls: 2-5
Championships (as a head coach): Conference USA Conference Title (2006)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 8th
Previous Rankings: 2nd (2017), 4th (2016), 8th (2015)


 

9. Frank Wilson (UTSA Roadrunners)

Overall Record: 12-12
Record With Team: 12-12
Record in Bowls: 0-1
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 7th
Previous Rankings: 5th (2017), 11th (2016)


 

8. Mike Sanford (Western Kentucky Hilltoppers)

Overall Record: 6-7
Record With Team: 6-7
Record in Bowls: 0-1
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 5th
Previous Rankings: 9th (2017)


 

7. Skip Holtz (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs)

Overall Record: 126-99
Record With Team: 38-28
Record in Bowls: 6-3
Championships (as a head coach): Conference USA Conference Title (2008), Conference USA Conference Title (2009)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: East Carolina (2005-2009), USF (2010-2012)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 3rd
Previous Rankings: 1st (2017), 3rd (2015), 3rd (2016)


 

6. Doc Holliday (Marshall Thundering Herd)

Overall Record: 61-42
Record With Team: 61-42
Record in Bowls: 5-0
Championships (as a head coach): Conference USA Conference Title (2014)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 2nd
Previous Rankings: 6th (2017), 2nd (2016), 2nd (2015)


 

5. Bill Clark (UAB Blazers)

Overall Record: 25-15
Record With Team: 14-11
Record in Bowls: 0-1
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 10th
Previous Rankings: 10th (2017), 8th (2016)


 

4. Jay Hopson (Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles)

Overall Record: 47-28
Record With Team: 15-11
Record in Bowls: 1-1
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 6th
Previous Rankings: 3rd (2017), 5th (2016)


 

3. Butch Davis (FIU Panthers)

Overall Record: 71-48
Record With Team: 8-5
Record in Bowls: 5-3
Championships (as a head coach): ACC Conference Title (1995), ACC Conference Title (1996), ACC Conference TItle (2000)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Miami (1995-2000), North Carolina (2007-2010)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 1st
Previous Rankings: 7th (2017)


 

2. Seth Littrell (North Texas Mean Green)

Overall Record: 14-13
Record With Team: 14-13
Record in Bowls: 0-2
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 9th
Previous Rankings: 12th (2017), 12th (2016)


 

1. Lane Kiffin (Florida Atlantic Owls)

Overall Record: 46-24
Record With Team:
11-3
Record in Bowls:
1-2
Championships (as a head coach):
Conference USA Conference Title (2017)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs:
Tennessee (2009), USC (2010-2013)
Conference Recruiting Rankings:
4th
Previous Rankings:
8th (2017)