How many First year head coaches have improved their teams records

by Billy
(Nashville, TN)

I think the title is self explanatory, but I was wondering how many first year head coaches have improved upon their teams record from the previous year. Thanks.

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NCAA 1A Coaches with the Most Wins in his First Season
by: Tex Noel

NCAA 1A Coaches with the Most Wins in his First Season:

Most Wins: (page 221, 2009 NCAA Division I Records Book)

George Woodruff, Penn, 1892 15-1
Walter Camp, Yale, 1888 13-0
*Larry Coker, Miami Fla., 2001 12-0
Bill Battle, Tennessee, 1970 11-1
Gary Blackney, Bowling Green 1991, 11-1
John Robinson, USC 1976, 11-1
Dick Crum, Miami Ohio 1974, 10-0-1
Barry Switzer, Oklahoma 1973, 10-0-1
Chuck Fairbanks, Oklahoma 1967, 10-1
Larry Siemering, Pacific 1947, 10-1
Dwight Wallace, Ball State, 1978, 10-1
Mike Archer, LSU 1987, 10-1-1

Winning Percentaqe: (page 222 NCAA FB)

*Larry COker, Miami Fla. 2001, 12-0 1.000
Dan McGugin, Vanderbilt 1904, 9-0 1.000
*Bennie Oosterbaan, Michigan 1948, 9-0 1.000
Carroll Widdoes, Ohio Stte, 1944, 9-0 1.000
Galen Hall, Florida 1984, 8-0 1.000
William Dietz, Washington State 1915, 7-0 1.000
John Heisman, Oberlin 1892, 7-0 1.000
DIck Crum, Miami Ohio 1974, 10-0-1 .955
Barry Switzer, Oklahoma 1973, 10-0-1 .955
Aldo Donelli, Duquesne 1939, 8-0-1 .944
Francis Schmidt, Tulsa 19919, 8-0-1 .944

*Only 2 coaches to win the National Championships in his first year on the sidelines.

Also, a composite of all 1A HEAD COACHES shows: (Most Composite WINS): in 1973 14 began their career and compiled a 84-63-8 .568...(overall highest winning): 1984 7 coaches, 47-28-1 .625 (page 228 NCAA FB). 356. The highest season with the most coaches: 17--1974: 63-116-5 .356.

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