Nick Saban vs Kirby Smart Comparison - Fueled by Sports

Nick Saban vs Kirby Smart Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of current college football coaches Nick Saban and Kirby Smart that includes wins, championships, and awards. Go to our Coach Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Teams

Nick Saban – 4 (Toledo, Michigan State, LSU, Alabama)
Kirby Smart – 1 (Georgia)

Years Coaching

Nick Saban – 1990, 1995-2004, 2007-Present (26 Seasons)
Kirby Smart – 2016-Present (6 Seasons)

Record

Nick Saban – 268–66–1
Kirby Smart – 64-14

Head-to-Head Record

Nick Saban – 4-0
Kirby Smart – 0-4

Bowl Record

Nick Saban – 17-10
Kirby Smart – 4-2

Championships

Nick Saban – 7 (2003, 2009, 2011–2012, 2015, 2017, 2020)
Kirby Smart – 0

College Football Playoff Record

Nick Saban – 8-3
Kirby Smart – 1-1

Conference Championships

Nick Saban – 11 (1990, 2001, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2014-2016, 2018, 2020-2021)
Kirby Smart – 1 (2017)

Division Championships

Nick Saban – 14 (2001-2003, 2008-2009, 2012-2018, 2020-2021)
Kirby Smart – 4 (2017-2019, 2021)

Conference Coach of the Year Awards

Nick Saban – 5 (2003, 2008–2009, 2016, 2020)
Kirby Smart – 1 (2017)

AP or AFCA Coach of the Year Awards

Nick Saban – 2 (2003, 2008)
Kirby Smart – 0

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