Jimmy Satterfield

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Jimmy Satterfield
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1939-10-11) October 11, 1939 (age 75)
Lancaster, South Carolina
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Furman (assistant)
Lexington HS (SC)
Head coaching record
Overall 66–29–3 (college)
Tournaments 7–3 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
1 NCAA Division I-AA (1988)
3 SoCon (1988–1990)

James "Jimmy" Satterfield (born October 11, 1939) is a former American football coach. He served as head football coach at Furman University 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 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 record and a close two-point loss in the National Championship game.

Satterfield was the head football coach at Lexington High School in Lexington, South Carolina from 1996 to 2003.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1986–1993)
1986 Furman 7–3–2 4–2–1 3rd L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1987 Furman 7–4 4–3 T–3rd
1988 Furman 13–2 6–1 T–1st W NCAA Division I-AA Championship
1989 Furman 12–2 7–0 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal
1990 Furman 9–4 6–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal
1991 Furman 7–4 4–3 T–4th
1992 Furman 6–5 4–3 5th
1993 Furman 5–5–1 4–4 4th
Furman: 66–29–3 39–17–1
Total: 66–29–3
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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