Coaching History
Auburn Football Tradition

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-Present 22-8 .733 0-2 - 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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