Mass. College Football: Donovan Rejoins Harvard Football Staff As An Assistant


Courtesy of the Harvard University athletics communication office, here’s this afternoon’s release about Mike Donovan, who’ll be returning to Harvard sidelines following a short stint as the defensive quality control assistant at Delaware last season:

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mike Donovan, who served as an assistant football operations coordinator at Harvard from 2011-12, will rejoin the Crimson staff as assistant defensive line coach, Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, announced.

Donovan, a native of Stoughton, Mass., was most recently a defensive quality control assistant at Delaware for the 2013 season, helping the Blue Hens finish with a 7-5 overall mark. While at Delaware, Donovan oversaw film breakdown and organizing official recruiting visits.

A 2011 graduate from Bentley with a degree in corporate finance and accounting, he earned his master’s degree in taxation from Bentley later that year. He began his coaching career at Stoughton High School, serving as defensive line and wide receivers coach in 2009. He then worked with the wide receivers as a student coach at Bentley in 2011

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