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Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates after defeating (Credit: Getty Images / Christian Petersen)

Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 11, 2016 in Glendale, Ariz.

Most NCAA football national championships by coach

Nick Saban moved closer to Bear Bryant's record for most NCAA football national championship wins by a coach when Alabama beat Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Take a look at the 14 head coaches in NCAA history with at least three titles. (Not pictured: Percy Houghton, Harvard: 1910, 1912, 1913)

BEAR BRYANT, 6

Alabama 1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979
(Credit: AP / Charles Kelly)

Alabama
1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979

BERNIE BIERMAN, 5

Minnesota 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941
(Credit: AP)

Minnesota
1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941

HOWARD JONES, 5

One with Yale: 1909 Four with USC: 1928,
(Credit: AP)

One with Yale: 1909
Four with USC: 1928, 1931, 1932, 1939

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NICK SABAN, 5

One with LSU: 2003 Three with Alabama: 2009,
(Credit: AP / Gerald Herbert)

One with LSU: 2003
Three with Alabama: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015

FRANK LEAHY, 4

Notre Dame 1943, 1946, 1947, 1949
(Credit: AP)

Notre Dame
1943, 1946, 1947, 1949

JOHN MCKAY, 4

USC 1962, 1967, 1972, 1974
(Credit: AP / David Smith)

USC
1962, 1967, 1972, 1974

WALTER CAMP, 3

Yale 1888, 1891, 1892
(Credit: Getty Images)

Yale
1888, 1891, 1892

URBAN MEYER

Two with Florida: 2006, 2008 One with Ohio
(Credit: AP / Eric Gay)

Two with Florida: 2006, 2008
One with Ohio State: 2014

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TOM OSBORNE, 3

Nebraska 1994, 1995, 1997
(Credit: AP / Doug Mills)

Nebraska
1994, 1995, 1997

KNUTE ROCKNE, 3

Notre Dame 1924, 1929, 1930
(Credit: AP)

Notre Dame
1924, 1929, 1930

BARRY SWITZER, 3

Oklahoma 1974, 1975, 1985
(Credit: AP / Mark Foley)

Oklahoma
1974, 1975, 1985

GLENN "POP" WARNER, 3

Two with Pittsburgh: 1916, 1918 One with Stanford:
(Credit: AP)

Two with Pittsburgh: 1916, 1918
One with Stanford: 1926

BUD WILKINSON, 3

Oklahoma 1950, 1955, 1956
(Credit: AP / William P. Streater)

Oklahoma
1950, 1955, 1956

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