- Former College Football Coach
- College Football Hall of Famer
- College Football Analyst
Coach Jim Donnan has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2009 Divisional Class. Of 29 coaches on the ballot, Jim Donnan is one of only two coaches selected to enter the Hall. Coach Donnan will join a very elite group; currently consisting of only 178 other legendary college football coaches including: Paul “Bear” Bryant, Bobby Bowden, Joe Paterno, and Tom Osborne.
As a head coach, Jim Donnan compiled a career record of 104‐40‐0 at both Marshall University (1990‐95) and the University of Georgia (1996‐2000). During his tenure at Marshall, Coach Donnan took the Thundering Herd to the post‐season playoffs in five consecutive seasons; had three National runner‐up finishes, and won the National Championship in 1992. Coach Donnan finished with a career record of 15‐4 in the playoffs (2nd best in Division I‐AA history). Donnan was named the Division I‐AA National Coach of the Year twice ‐ in 1992 and 1995.
Coach Donnan continued his success at the University of Georgia, leading the Bulldogs to four consecutive bowl victories...
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