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The Alma Maters Of College Football's Top Head Coaches

Do you know where college football's best coaches went to school?

College football fans know a lot about their favorite programs. From the best players to wear a jersey, to their favorite coaches in program history, fans know their team inside and out. But do you know where your head coach went to college?

Here is where the top coaches in college football went to school.

Urban Meyer - University of Cincinnati

Jim Harbaugh - Michigan

James Franklin - East Stroudsburg University

Mark Dantonio - South Carolina

Mike Riley - Alabama

Kirk Ferentz - UConn

Dabo Swinney - Alabama

Dabo Swinney speaks at a Clemson press conference.

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Jimbo Fisher - Salem College/University

Nick Saban - Kent State

Jim McElwain - Eastern Washington

Florida head coach Jim McElwain speaks at the podium.

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Will Muschamp - Georgia

Bret Bielema - Iowa

Butch Jones - Ferris State

Gus Malzahn - Arkansas/Henderson State

Bob Stoops - Iowa

Tom Herman - California Lutheran University

Brian Kelly - Assumption

Brian Kelly speaking at a press conference.


Not every successful college coach comes from an established college football program. Heck, how many of us have heard of Assumption, a college with just over 2,000 graduates from the New England area?