George McDonald (American football)

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George McDonald (born May 10, 1976 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is the offensive coordinator for the Syracuse University football team. Previously, he served as the wide receivers coach for the Cleveland Browns as well as the Arkansas Razorbacks. He also attended Buena Park High School where he had a fantastic four-year career.

College career[edit]

McDonald attended the University of Illinois, where he was a four-year letterman in football as a wide receiver and kickoff returner.[1] He also ran track, earning All-Big Ten honors his senior year.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

McDonald began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Bucknell University, Northern Illinois University, and Stanford University from 2001-2004.[1] He served as the offensive coordinator at Western Michigan University from 2005–2006, and as wide receivers coach at the University of Minnesota from 2007-2008.

On February 11, 2009, the Cleveland Browns hired McDonald as offensive quality control coach.[2]

On May 8, 2009, the Cleveland Browns promoted McDonald from offensive quality control coach to wide receivers coach.

McDonald was hired by the University of Miami as their wide receivers coach on January 11, 2011.

December 19, 2012, McDonald was named the receivers coach at Arkansas.

On January 15th, 2013, it was announced that McDonald had resigned from his position at Arkansas and accepted the Offensive Coordinator position at Syracuse

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "George McDonald bio". University of Minnesota. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Jackson, Zac (11 February 2009). "Browns hire McDonald". Retrieved 19 February 2009. [dead link]