Coaching History
Auburn Football Tradition
Updated 04/04/14
 
Gus Malzahn is Auburn's 26th head coach since Dr. George Petrie led the Tigers in their first season in 1892. Ralph "Shug" Jordan has the most wins (176) from 1951-1975 while Pat Dye has the most conference titles (4) and bowl wins (6) from 1981-1992. Auburn is the only school John Heisman coached that also boasts Heisman Trophy winners (2010 Cam Newton, 1985 Bo Jackson, 1971 Pat Sullivan).
 
 Auburn Head Coaches
 Coach  Tenure  Overall
Pct.
Bowls
NC
CC
 Gus Malzahn  2013-  12-2
.857
0-1
-
1
 Gene Chizik  2009-2012  33-19
.635
3-0
1
1
 Tommy Tuberville  1999-2008  85-40
.680
5-3
-
1
 Bill Oliver*  1998  2-3
.400
-
-
-
 Terry Bowden  1993-1998  47-17-1
.731
2-1
-
-
 Pat Dye  1981-1992  99-39-4
.711
6-2-1
-
4
 Doug Barfield  1976-1980  29-25-1
.536
-
-
-
 Ralph Jordan  1951-1975  176-83-6
.675
5-7
1
1
 Earl Brown  1948-1950  3-22-4
.172
-
-
-
 Carl Voyles  1944-1947  15-22
.405
-
-
-
 Jack Meagher  1934-1942  48-37-10
.558
1-0-1
-
-
 Chet Wynne  1930-1933  22-15-2
.591
-
-
1
 John Floyd  1929  0-4
.000
-
-
-
 George Bohler  1928-1929  3-11
.214
-
-
-
 Dave Morey  1925-1927  10-10-1
.500
-
-
-
 Boozer Pitts  1923-1924, '27  7-10-4
.429
-
-
-
 Mike Donahue  1908-22, 1904-06  99-35-5
.730
-
-
3
 W.S. Kienholz  1907  6-2-1
.722
-
-
-
 Billy Bates  1903  4-3
.571
-
-
-
 Mike Harvey  1902  0-2
.000
-
-
-
 R.S. Kent  1902  2-2-1
.500
-
-
-
 Billy Watkins  1900-1901  6-3-1
.650
-
-
-
 John Heisman  1895-1899  12-4-2
.722
-
-
-
 F.M. Hall  1894  1-3
.250
-
-
-
 D.M. Balliet  1893  1-0
1.00
-
-
-
 G.H. Harvey  1893  2-0-2
.750
-
-
-
 Dr. George Petrie  1892  2-2
.500
-
-
-
 
* Bill Oliver served as interim head coach for the final five games of the 1998 season.
 
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