Twenty-six seasons as a collegiate head coach earned Lou Holtz an outstanding reputation for turning pretenders into contenders for taking football programs and elevating them into the top 20. Holtz is the only coach in the history of college football to take six different teams to a bowl game, win five bowl games with different teams, and to have four different college teams ranked in the final top 20 poll. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame in 2012. Currently, Holtz serves as a college football studio analyst on ESPN. He is also the author of three New York Times
best-selling books: The Fighting Spirit, Winning Everyday: A Game Plan For Success
, and Wins, Losses and Lessons
, an autobiography.