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 935 wins. The all-time win leaders in the FCS Subdivision and Divisions II and III are the Yale Bulldogs (893 wins), Pittsburg State Gorillas (687 wins), and the Mount Union Purple Raiders (769 wins), respectively.

Measured in winning percentage, Mary Hardin–Baylor (Division III) lead all other programs with a winning percentage of .838. The leaders in winning percentage in the Division I Subdivisions and Divisions II are the Michigan Wolverines (.730), Yale Bulldogs (.697), Grand Valley State Lakers (.736), respectively.

On October 12, 2016, Grand Valley State University announced that it had overtaken the University of Michigan as the record holder for all-time college football winning percentage (for schools with over 500 games played, not taking division into consideration).[1]

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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 August 20, 2017

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

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  1. ^ Win percentage counts each tie as 0.5 win.

Teams ranked by winning percentage[edit]

Updated as of August 20, 2017

The following list displays the record for all NCAA football programs with a winning percentage of .667 or higher, with a minimum of 100 games.

Rank Team Won Lost Tied Pct. [a] Games
1 Michigan 940 335 36 .731 1301
Rank Team Won Lost Tied Pct. Games

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