We are back for a FIFTH 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 fifth year in a row on my lovely blog! 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. Don’t believe me? Just go look at last years lists.

SO HERE WE ARE EVERYONE!

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

Up next….it’s the conference that calls themselves the “BIG 12” even though they only have ten teams. Yep. That makes about as much sense as wiping your ass before you go poop, but we are here. THE BIG 12 EVERYONE!

 

 

10. Chris Klieman (Kansas State)

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Overall Record: 72-13
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: 9th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

9. Les Miles (Kansas Jayhawks)

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Overall Record: 142-55
Record With Team: 0-0
Record in Bowls: 8-6
Championships (as a head coach): National Championship (2007), SEC Conference Title (2007), SEC Conference Title (2011)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Oklahoma State (2001-2004), LSU (2005-2016)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 10th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

8. Matt Wells (Texas Tech Red Raiders)

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Overall Record: 44-34
Record With Team: 0-0
Record in Bowls: 2-2
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Utah State (2013-2018)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 8th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

7. Neal Brown (West Virginia Mountaineers)

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Overall Record: 35-16
Record With Team: 0-0
Record in Bowls: 3-0
Championships (as a head coach): Sun Belt Conference Title (2017)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Troy (2015-2018)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 7th
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

6. Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State Cowboys)

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Overall Record: 121-59
Record With Team: 121-59
Record in Bowls: 9-4
Championships (as a head coach): BIG 12 Conference Title (2011)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 5th
Previous Rankings: 3rd (2018), 2nd (2017), 3rd (2016), 5th (2015)


 

5. Matt Rhule (Baylor Bears)

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Overall Record: 36-40
Record With Team: 8-17
Record in Bowls: 1-1
Championships (as a head coach): AAC Conference Title (2016)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Temple (2013-2016)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 4th
Previous Rankings: 9th (2018), 7th (2017)


 

4. Gary Patterson (TCU Horned Frogs)

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Overall Record: 167-63
Record With Team: 167-63
Record in Bowls: 11-6
Championships (as a head coach): WAC Conference Title (2000), C-USA Conference Title (2002), Mountain West Conference Title (2005), Mountain West Conference Title (2009), Mountain West Conference Title (2010), Mountain West Conference Title (2011), BIG 12 Conference Title (2014)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 3rd
Previous Rankings: 2nd (2018), 5th (2017), 2nd (2016), 2nd (2015)


 

3. Matt Campbell (Iowa State Cyclones)

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Overall Record: 54-34
Record With Team: 19-19
Record in Bowls: 3-2
Championships (as a head coach): None
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Toledo (2011-2015)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 6th
Previous Rankings: 6th (2018), 9th (2017), 9th (2016)


 

2. Tom Herman (Texas Longhorns)

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Overall Record: 39-14
Record With Team: 17-10
Record in Bowls: 3-0
Championships (as a head coach): AAC Conference Title (2015)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: Houston (2015-2016)
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 1st
Previous Rankings: 4th (2018), 6th (2017)


 

1. Lincoln Riley (Oklahoma Sooners)

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Overall Record: 24-4
Record With Team: 24-4
Record in Bowls: 0-2
Championships (as a head coach): BIG 12 Conference Title (2017), BIG 12 Conference Title (2018)
Other FBS Div-1 Head Coaching Jobs: None
Conference Recruiting Rankings: 2nd
Previous Rankings: 1st (2018)