Jim Hofher

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Jim Hofher
Jim Hofher.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Passing Game Coordinator
Team Iowa State
Conference Big 12
Biographical details
Born (1957-10-12) October 12, 1957 (age 59)
Playing career
1976–1978 Cornell
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1979–1980 Wake Forest (GA)
1981–1982 Miami (OH) (QB/WR)
1983–1986 Wake Forest (RB)
1987–1988 Syracuse (RB)
1989 Tennessee (QB)
1990–1997 Cornell
1998–1999 North Carolina (QB)
2000 Syracuse (QB)
2001–2005 Buffalo
2008 Bowling Green (QB)
2009–2012 Delaware (OC/QB)
2013–2015 Nevada (AHC/WR)
2016–present Iowa State (PGC)
Head coaching record
Overall 53–84
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
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 Passing Game Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach at the Iowa State University, a position he has held since 2016.

Coaching career[edit]

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 and Bowling Green. He was the head coach at Cornell from 1990 to 1997 and at Buffalo from 2001 to 2005. In 1998, Hofher resigned at Cornell to join the staff at North Carolina.[1] 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.[2] During the 2011 off-season, Hofher was considered a candidate by Boston College for the offensive coordinator position, but was not hired.[3] After four seasons with the Blue Hens, Hofher was released on November 18, 2012, after the team posted a 5−6 record in 2012.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1990–1997)
1990 Cornell 7–3 6–1 T–1st
1991 Cornell 5–5 4–3 T–3rd
1992 Cornell 7–3 4–3 4th
1993 Cornell 4–6 3–4 T–4th
1994 Cornell 6–4 3–4 T–4th
1995 Cornell 6–4 5–2 T–2nd
1996 Cornell 4–6 4–3 T–3rd
1997 Cornell 6–4 4–3 T–3rd
Cornell: 45–35 33–23
Buffalo Bulls (Mid-American Conference) (2001–2005)
2001 Buffalo 3–8 1–7 T–6th (East)
2002 Buffalo 1–11 0–8 7th (East)
2003 Buffalo 1–11 1–7 T–6th (East)
2004 Buffalo 2–9 2–6 T–5th (East)
2005 Buffalo 1–10 1–7 5th (East)
Buffalo: 8–49 5–35
Total: 53–84
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hofher leaves football post for N.C. job". Cornell Chronicle. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information". Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Around The Res: OC Candidates: Jim Hofher". Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Tresolini, Kevin (December 14, 2012). "UD confirms Hofher's exit from football coaching staff". The News Journal. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 

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