Kehres passes Bryant for 4th on victory list

Mount Union coach Larry Kehres passed Bear Bryant for fourth

place on college football’s career victory list with 324, leading

the NCAA Division III powerhouse to a 51-0 victory over Otterbein

on Saturday.

Kehres is 324-24-3 in 27 seasons, all at Mount Union. Bryant won

323 games at Alabama, Maryland, Kentucky and Texas A&M.

Only three college coaches have won more games: John Gagliardi

(Carroll, St. John’s of Minnesota) with 487, Eddie Robinson

(Grambling State) with 408 and Bobby Bowden with 377 (Samford, West

Virginia, Florida State).

Kehres’ teams have won 10 of the last 18 Division III national

titles and 23 Ohio Conference championships, including the last

20.

Mount Union 7-0, 6-0) matched an NCAA record with its sixth

consecutive shutout, and ran its regular-season winning streak to

70.