A veteran coach with more than three decades in the collegiate ranks, Jim Hofher is in his first year as Nevada's assistant head coach. He will also coach the Wolf Pack's wide receivers. He joined the Wolf Pack staff in January of 2013 and the 2013 season will mark his 33rd year of coaching college football.
Hofher has served as a head coach twice during his career, leading the University at Buffalo for five seasons in 2001-05 and Cornell University for eight seasons in 1990-97. He holds the highest winning percentage by a coach in Cornell's modern history and he led Buffalo to the program's first-ever wins over opponents from the Big East (Rutgers and UConn), Conference USA (Central Florida) and independent schools (Army).
He comes to Nevada after serving the past four seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Delaware. He tenure there included helping the Blue Hens to an appearance in the 2010 FCS National Championship game.