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Jim Herrmann
Personal information
Date of birth (1960-12-08) December 8, 1960 (age 59)
Place of birth Hollywood, California
Career information
Position(s) Linebackers coach
College Michigan
Team(s) as a player
1978–1980 Michigan
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1985–1996
1997–2005
2006–2008
2009–present
Michigan (assistant)
Michigan (DC)
New York Jets (LB)
New York Giants (LB)

Jim Herrmann (born December 8, 1960) is an American football coach. He is currently the linebackers coach for the New York Giants of the National Football League.

College coaching careerEdit

Before arriving in New York, Herrmann was an assistant football coach at his alma mater, the University of Michigan for 20 years, including nine years as defensive coordinator.[1] After serving as the defensive coordinator on Michigan's 1997 national championship team, Herrmann received the Frank Broyles Award as the top assistant coach in the nation.[2][3]

Herrmann was replaced as the Wolverines defensive coordinator by Ron English. His predecessor was Greg Mattison.

NFL coaching careerEdit

In January 2009, Herrmann was hired as the linebackers coach for the New York Giants.[1] He served the same position with the New York Jets from 2006 to 2008.[1]

PersonalEdit

Herrmann is a graduate of Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Michigan. He has three children: Jessica, Cory, and Timmy. His son Timmy is currently enrolled at the University of Michigan.

ReferencesEdit

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