Jimmy Satterfield

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Jimmy Satterfield
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born 1939/1940 (age 74–75)[1]
Lancaster, South Carolina
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Furman (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 66–29–3
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1988 Division I-AA National Champions
Southern Conference Champions (1988–90)
1988 AFCA Division I-AA Coach of the Year

James "Jimmy" Satterfield was the head football coach for the Furman University Paladins football team from 1986 to 1993, where he compiled a record of 66–29–3. Satterfield was named the 1988 AFCA Coach of the Year after leading Furman to a 13–2–0 record while winning both the Southern Conference and NCAA Division I-AA National Championship. Satterfield was the second Furman football head coach to be the AFCA Division I-AA Coach of the Year; in 1985, three years earlier, Dick Sheridan won the award after leading the Paladins to a 12–2–0 record and a close two-point loss in the National Championship game.

He was later head football coach of the Lexington High School (Lexington, South Carolina) Wildcats.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1986–1993)
1986 Furman 7–3–2
1987 Furman 7–4
1988 Furman 13–2 T–1st W Division I-AA National Championship
1989 Furman 12–2 1st Division I-AA Semifinals
1990 Furman 9–4 1st Division I-AA Quarterfinals
1991 Furman 7–4
1992 Furman 6–5
1993 Furman 5–5–1
Total: 66–29–3
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.


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