Best and worst college football coaches in close games entering 2016

Interesting article about close games and how coaches do. Herman (3-1) hasn’t had enough to really be considered even though he’s listed under the American section. Funny that Saban is only 17-14 all-time at Alabama in close games, but then again, he usually tries to blow teams out.

Best and worst college football coaches in close games entering 2016
There’s a lot of things that go into being a good coach but being able to lead your team to victory in close games is at the top of the list

Here’s a look at the top 10 coaches nationally based on winning percentage in one-score games (minimum 25 such games coached).
COACH, SCHOOL CAREER CURRENT SCHOOL
Bobby Wilder, Old Dominion 20-7 (.741) 20-7 (.741)
Urban Meyer, Ohio State 34-13 (.723) 13-2 (.867)
Brian Kelly, Notre Dame 78-38-2 (.669) 22-13 (.629)
Tommy Tuberville, Cincinnati 60-31 (.659) 8-5 (.615)
Les Miles, LSU 46-25 (.648) 39-18 (.684)
Kyle Whittingham, Utah 34-19 (.642) 34-19 (.642)
Dan Mullen, Mississippi State 16-9 (.640) 16-9 (.640)
Gary Patterson, TCU 43-25 (.632) 43-25 (.632)
Matt Viator, Louisiana-Monroe 24-14 (.632) New coach
Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State 23-14 (.622) 23-14 (.622)

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