Brady Hoke enters his second season as the head coach for University of Michigan. In his first season, Hoke led the Wolverines to a 11-2 record (6-2 Big Ten) and a victory in the Allstate Sugar Bowl game. Hoke's first-season success was acknowledged across the country. He was named the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year and was named a finalist for three other national Coach of the Year honors: Bear Bryant, Eddie Robinson and Liberty Mutual. Brady Hoke was a former assistant coach at U-M (1995-2002) for 8 seasons as a defensive assistant under Hall of Fame Coach Lloyd Carr. In 2003, years after his college playing career as a linebacker at Ball State, Hoke was hired by his alma mater, for his first head coaching job. The team saw incremental success under his leadership, contending for the Mid-American conference title and then winning the West Division in 2008. They finished with an impressive 12-1 record, going 8-0 in conference play. Hoke was then hired by San Diego State, where he led the Aztecs to a tie for third place in the Mountain West in 2010, going on to win the Poinsettia Bowl.
|Team:||University of Michigan|
|Career (years):||2 Years|
|DOB:||November 3, 1958|