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 University of Michigan leads all other football programs across all divisions with 925 wins. The all-time win leaders in the FCS Subdivision and Divisions II and III are the Yale Bulldogs (890 wins), Pittsburg State Gorillas (687 wins), and the Mount Union Purple Raiders (755 wins), respectively.

Measured in winning percentage, Mary Hardin–Baylor lead all other programs with a winning percentage of .825. The leaders in winning percentage in the Division I Subdivisions and Divisions II and III are the Michigan Wolverines (.731), Yale Bulldogs (.700), Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders (.730), and Grand Valley State Lakers (.825), respectively.

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

Teams ranked by total wins[edit]

Updated as of January 14, 2016

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

Rank Team Won Lost Tied Pct. [a] Games
1 Michigan 929 331 36 .731 1293
2 Notre Dame 893 316 42 .731 1248
3 Yale 890 366 55 .700 1311
4 Texas 886 354 33 .709 1273
5 Nebraska 880 368 40 .699 1288
6 Ohio State 875 320 53 .722 1248
7 Alabama 864 326 43 .718 1233
8 Oklahoma 861 319 53 .720 1233
9 Harvard 857 385 50 .683 1292
10 Penn State 856 382 41 .685 1279
11 Penn 837 484 42 .629 1363
12 Tennessee 820 371 53 .680 1244
13 USC [b] 813 333 54 .700 1200
14 Princeton 809 404 50 .660 1263
15 Georgia 787 413 54 .649 1254
16 LSU 770 404 47 .650 1221
17 Mount Union 755 384 38 .658 1177
18 Wittenberg 744 356 31 .672 1131
19 Auburn 741 427 47 .629 1215
20 West Virginia 727 482 45 .598 1254
21 Virginia Tech 718 458 46 .606 1222
22 Texas A&M 717 466 48 .602 1231
23 Washington & Jefferson 715 387 40 .644 1142
24 Georgia Tech 714 486 43 .592 1243
25 Syracuse 712 521 49 .574 1282
26 Pittsburgh 704 515 42 .575 1261
27 (T) Washington 703 440 50 .610 1193
27 (T) Clemson 703 456 45 .603 1204
29 Arkansas 702 480 40 .591 1222
30 Florida 701 404 40 .630 1145
31 North Dakota State 694 372 34 .646 1101
32 Navy 692 547 57 .556 1296
33 Pittsburg State 687 340 47 .662 1074
34 Widener 686 413 39 .620 1138
35 (T) Colorado 685 490 36 .581 1211
35 (T) Dartmouth 685 448 46 .601 1179
37 Michigan State 681 441 44 .603 1166
38 (T) Delaware 678 444 43 .600 1165
38 (T) North Carolina [c] 678 519 54 .564 1251
40 Lehigh 677 585 45 .535 1307
41 Minnesota 674 505 44 .569 1223
42 (T) Miami (OH) 673 441 44 .600 1158
42 (T) Wisconsin 673 486 53 .577 1212
44 Lafayette 670 588 39 .532 1297
45 Army 663 508 51 .563 1222
46 Dayton 659 361 25 .643 1045
47 (T) Tuskegee 658 357 49 .641 1064
47 (T) Missouri 658 544 52 .545 1254
49 Ole Miss 655 504 35 .563 1194
50 (T) Wabash 652 382 59 .624 1093
50 (T) Utah 652 449 31 .590 1132
52 California [d] 651 519 51 .554 1221
53 Northern Iowa 650 404 47 .612 1101
54 Boston College 645 475 37 .573 1157
55 Rutgers 643 628 42 .506 1313
56 Virginia 641 588 48 .521 1277
57 Oregon 637 479 46 .568 1162
58 Williams 636 364 47 .630 1037
59 (T) Colgate 634 477 50 .568 1161
59 (T) Cornell 634 510 34 .553 1178
59 (T) Maryland 634 574 43 .524 1251
62 North Dakota 632 394 30 .613 1056
63 TCU 627 531 57 .540 1215
64 (T) Stanford 625 447 49 .579 1121
64 (T) Iowa 625 544 39 .533 1207
66 Holy Cross 619 509 55 .546 1183
67 (T) Amherst 612 408 54 .595 1074
67 (T) Hillsdale 612 413 53 .592 1071
69 (T) Tulsa 606 480 27 .557 1113
69 (T) Brown 606 563 40 .518 1209
71 Carson-Newman 605 321 31 .648 957
72 (T) Miami (FL) 604 347 19 .632 970
72 (T) Franklin & Marshall 604 483 47 .553 1134
74 (T) Central Michigan 603 399 36 .598 1038
74 (T) Villanova 603 470 41 .560 1114
76 (T) Arizona 602 443 33 .574 1027
76 Central Oklahoma 602 379 46 .609 1027
77 (T) Albion 600 397 43 .598 1040
77 (T) St. John's (MN) 600 242 24 .707 866
77 (T) Drake 600 503 29 .543 1132

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Chart notes
  1. ^ Win percentage counts each tie as 0.5 win.
  2. ^ USC had 13 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2004 & 2005 football seasons.
  3. ^ North Carolina had 16 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2008 & 2009 football seasons.
  4. ^ California had 4 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 1999 football season.

Teams ranked by winning percentage[edit]

Updated as of January 14, 2016

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.

Rank Team Won Lost Tied Pct. Games
1 UMHB 181 38 0 .826 219
2 Notre Dame 892 314 42 .732 1248
3 (T) Michigan 926 331 36 .730 1293
3 (T) Grand Valley State 356 131 3 .730 490
4 Boise State 417 159 2 .723 578
5 (T) Ohio State 875 320 53 .722 1248
5 (T) Oklahoma 861 319 53 .720 1233
7 Alabama [a] 864 326 43 .718 1233
8 Texas 886 353 33 .710 1272
9 Thomas More 183 75 0 .709 258
10 St. John's (MN) 600 242 24 .707 866
11 Wesley 224 94 1 .704 319
12 (T) Yale 890 366 55 .700 1311
12 (T) USC [b] 813 333 54 .700 1200
14 Nebraska 880 368 40 .699 1288
15 Bentley 188 83 1 .693 272
16 Valdosta State 258 115 3 .690 376
17 (T) Linfield 572 252 30 .687 854
17 (T) Grambling 532 238 15 .687 785
19 (T) Penn State 856 382 41 .685 1279
19 (T) Wisconsin-Whitewater 559 251 21 .685 831
21 (T) Harvard 857 385 50 .683 1292
21 (T) West Chester 571 261 17 .683 849
23 (T) Tennessee 820 371 53 .680 1244
23 (T) Florida State [c] 522 241 17 .680 780
25 Wittenberg 736 354 31 .670 1121
26 (T) Texas A&M–Kingsville 591 291 16 .667 898
26 (T) Coastal Carolina 104 52 0 .667 156

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Chart notes
  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ USC had 13 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2004 & 2005 football seasons.
  3. ^ FSU had 12 victories vacated by the NCAA during the 2006 & 2007 football seasons.

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