Mike Bobo

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Mike Bobo
Mike Bobo
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Colorado State
Conference MWC
Record 14–12
Biographical details
Born (1974-04-09) April 9, 1974 (age 43)
Augusta, Georgia
Playing career
1993–1997 Georgia
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1998 Georgia (admin)
1999 Georgia (GA)
2000 Jacksonville State (QB)
2001–2006 Georgia (QB)
2007–2014 Georgia (OC/QB)
2015–present Colorado State
Head coaching record
Overall 14–12
Bowls 0–2

Robert Michael Bobo (born (1974-04-09)April 9, 1974) is an American college football coach and is the head coach of the Colorado State Rams football team. He succeeded Jim McElwain at CSU, making him the second consecutive SEC offensive coordinator hired to coach the Rams.[1] Before joining the Rams, he spent all but one year of his adult life with the Georgia Bulldogs as a player or assistant coach.

Playing career[edit]

Bobo played for the Thomasville High School Bulldogs (Thomasville, GA) before playing college football at the University of Georgia (Athens, GA). Bobo was a four-year letterman with the Georgia Bulldogs football team from 1994 to 1997. He was the MVP of the 1998 Outback Bowl and holds several Georgia passing records.

As a senior in 1997, he threw for 2,751 yards on 199 completions in 306 attempts and had 19 TD to just 8 INT.

Coaching career[edit]


Bobo remained at Georgia as a member of the football administrative staff under Jim Donnan. After one year as a graduate assistant, he went to Jacksonville State as quarterbacks coach.

A year later, he returned to Georgia as quarterbacks coach under newly hired Mark Richt. He was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2007. He is widely known for his knack in grooming successful Quarterbacks like Matthew Stafford, Aaron Murray and David Greene. in 2012, Bobo was a finalist for the Broyles Award, given annually to the nation's top college football assistant coach.

Colorado State[edit]

On December 23, 2014 Bobo took the head coaching job at Colorado State University, that was previously held by Jim McElwain who left for the head coaching vacancy at the University of Florida.

Coaching Tree[edit]

Assistant coaches under Mike Bobo who became NCAA head coaches:

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Colorado State (Mountain West Conference) (2015–present)
2015 Colorado State 7–6 5–3 T–2nd (Mountain) L Arizona
2016 Colorado State 7–6 5–3 T–4th (Mountain) L Famous Idaho Potato
2017 Colorado State 0–0 0–0 (Mountain)
Colorado State: 14–12 10–6
Total: 14–12
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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