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Mark Richt


Mark Allan Richt

Inducted 2023

Date of Birth



Omaha, NE


University of Georgia (2001-2015)

University of Miami (2016-2018)


Mark Richt established himself as one of the top coaches in the history of college football during his 18 years as a head coach, winning nearly 73 percent of his games and never failing to make the postseason. Richt is one of only five coaches in FBS history to record 145 or more wins in their first 15 seasons. Richt coached Georgia for 15 years, winning 74 percent of his games, which ranks first all-time among Bulldogs coaches, and amassing an overall record of 145-51. He led Georgia to 15 consecutive bowl appearances (10-5), including three New Year's Six matchups. His Georgia teams appeared 11 times in the Top 25 rankings, including seven Top 10 finishes. He led Georgia to two SEC titles, including the Bulldogs' first in 20 years in 2002 and then again in 2005. The Dawgs appeared in a total of five SEC championship games during his tenure. He was named the 2002 and 2005 SEC Coach of the Year. Richt returned to his alma mater Miami in 2016. He led Miami to a 26-13 record for the final three seasons of his head coaching career, securing three more bowl appearances. Two of his three Miami teams posted top 20 finishes, the 2016 team at No. 20 and the 2017 team at No. 13. He coached Miami to the 2017 ACC Coastal Division title, the school's first division title since joining the ACC, and he was named both the ACC Coach of the Year and the Walter Camp Coach of the Year in 2017. Richt coached 15 First Team All-Americans and 52 First Team All-Conference players. He also coached four NFF National Scholar-Athletes at UGA and one at Miami.


Wins 171

Losses 64

Ties 0

Career Highlights

  • 2017 Conference Coach of the Year
  • 2005 Conference Coach of the Year
  • 2002 AFCA District Coach of the Year
  • 2002 Conference Coach of the Year
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