Donahue at Clemson in 1920
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball, track|
|Died||October 29, 1961 (aged 70)
|1914||Washington and Lee|
|c. 1915||Washington and Lee|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1931||Western Reserve (backfield)|
|1928||Martinsburg Blue Sox|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||21–12–3 (college football)
14–5 (college basketball)
17–21–1 (college baseball)
Edward A. "Jiggs" Donahue (c. 1891 – October 29, 1961) was an American football and baseball player, coach of multiple sports, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Clemson University from 1917 to 1920, compiling a record of 21–12–3 (.625). He also served as the school's basketball and baseball coach, as well as the track coach. He was an alumnus of Washington and Lee College where he played football and baseball. Donahue joined the football coaching staff at Western Reserve University in 1931, serving as the backfield coach under head coach Tom Keady. Donahue died on October 29, 1961 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 70.
Head coaching record
|Clemson Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1917–1920)|
- "Former Head Coaches" (PDF). Retrieved December 10, 2015.
- "New Staff At Reserve; Jiggs Donahue Selected; Open With Purdue Team". The Salem News. Salem, Ohio. August 13, 1931. p. 5. Retrieved December 10, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- ""Jigg" Donahue dies". Newport Daily News. Newport, Rhode Island. Associated Press. October 31, 1961. p. 2. Retrieved December 10, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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