Notre Dame Football: All-Time Losingest Coaches
Notre Dame has a long football history that fans nationwide flock to. “Win one for the Gipper”, the Four Horsemen,
and the “Play Like a Champion Today” sign are all parts of Fighting Irish lore.
In that long football history that has been played at the university since an 8-0 loss to Michigan in November of 1887,
it hasn’t always been national championships and 10-win seasons.
In fact, Notre Dame has lost a total of 330 times in the more than 13 decades they’ve been playing football.
But who has lost the most as Notre Dame’s head coach?
Marcus Freeman isn’t there – yet – but with five in 13 career games he’s already in the top.
We went ahead and listed the the top 13 in program history ,
as that’s how many have lost double-digit games at Notre Dame. Here they are, the all-time losingest coaches at Notre Dame.
13. Frank Leahy: 11 losses
12. Knute Rockne - 12 losses
11. Elmer Layden -13 losses
10. Tyrone Willingham - 15 losses
9. Dan Devine - 16 losses
8. Ara Parseghian - 17 losses
7. Terry Brennan - 18 losses
6. Joe Kuharic - 23 losses
5. Bob Davie - 25 losses
4. Gerry Faust - 26 losses
3. Charlie Weis - 27 losses
2. Lou Holtz - 30 losses
1. Brian Kelly - 40 losses
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