Dana Holgorsen: Coaching Record, Career, Age

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Houston head coach Dana Holgorsen walks onto the field during the first half of an NCAA football game against Connecticut, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Apr 18, 2023, 7:22 PM

Dana Holgorsen has been a head coach at two college football programs, West Virginia and Houston

Dana Holgorsen’s Coaching Record

Holgorsen is 88-61 overall in 12 seasons an FBS head coach. That record includes eight seasons with West Virginia (61-41) and four seasons with Houston (27-20).

  • 2011 – West Virginia – 10-3 (5-2, Big East)
  • 2012 – West Virginia – 7-6 (4-5, Big 12)
  • 2013 – West Virginia – 4-8 (2-7)
  • 2014 – West Virginia – 7-6 (5-4)
  • 2015 – West Virginia – 8-5 (4-5)
  • 2016 – West Virginia – 10-3 (7-2)
  • 2017 – West Virginia – 7-6 (5-4)
  • 2018 – West Virginia – 8-4 (6-3)
  • 2019 – Houston – 4-8 (2-6, AAC)
  • 2020 – Houston – 3-5 (3-3)
  • 2021 – Houston – 12-2 (8-0)
  • 2022 – Houston – 8-5 (5-3)

Dana Holgorsen’s Career

Holgorsen’s coaching career began in 1993 at Valdosta State.

  • 1993-1995 – Valdosta State – QBs/WRs/Special Teams Coordinator
  • 1996-1998 – Mississippi College – Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers/Special Teams Coordinator
  • 1999 – Wingate – Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers
  • 2000-2004 – Texas Tech – Wide Receivers
  • 2005-2006 – Texas Tech – co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
  • 2007 – Texas Tech – Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
  • 2008-2009 – Houston – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • 2010 – Oklahoma State – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • 2011-2018 – West Virginia – Head Coach
  • 2019-present – Houston – Head Coach

Did Dana Holgorsen Play College Football?

Holgorsen played college football at St. Ambrose University and Iowa Wesleyan, finishing his lower-division football career with 145 receptions and 1,711 yards as a wide receiver.

Dana Holgorsen’s Age

Holgorsen was born on June 21, 1971, in Davenport, Iowa. He is 51 years old.

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