|Title||Assistant head coach
Wide receivers coach
|Born||October 12, 1957|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Wake Forest (GA)
Miami (OH) (QB/WR)
Wake Forest (RB)
North Carolina (QB)
Bowling Green (QB)
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 Ivy (1990)
Jim Hofher (born October 12, 1957) is an American football coach and former player. He served as the head football coach at Cornell University from 1990 to 1997 and at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York from 2001 to 2005, compiling an overall career college football record of 53 wins and 84 losses. Hofher is currently the assistant head coach and wide receivers coach at the University of Nevada, Reno, a position he has held since January 2013.
Hofher's coaching career began in 1981 as the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Miami of Ohio. Since then he's held offensive assistant coaching positions at Wake Forest, Syracuse, Tennessee, North Carolina, Syracuse and Bowling Green. He was the head coach at Cornell from 1990–1997 and later at Buffalo from 2001–2005. In 1998, Hofher resigned at Cornell to join the staff at North Carolina. Hofher spent one year as quarterbacks coach for at Bowling Green State University in 2008 under head coach Gregg Brandon. He was hired in 2009 by Delaware to serve as their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. During the 2011 off-season, Hofher was considered a candidate by Boston College for the offensive coordinator position, but was not hired. After four seasons with the Blue Hens, Hofher was released on November 18, 2012, after the team posted a 5−6 record in 2012.
Head coaching record
|Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1990–1997)|
|Buffalo Bulls (Mid-American Conference) (2001–2005)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
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