Mike Donahue coached a combined 23 seasons at Auburn University and LSU in the early 1900’s and won back-to-back national championships at Auburn in 1913 and 1914. He is a College Football Hall of Fame inductee.
Mike Donahue coached five different sports at both Auburn and LSU, including 23 seasons as head football coach. Donahue coached at Auburn for three seasons from 1904-1906, then returned to the job in 1908 and held it until 1922. Donahue was 105-35-5 in those 18 seasons, winning five conference championships and back-to-back national championships in 1913 and 1914. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.
Donahue coach at LSU for five seasons from 1923-1927, but with limited success. He was just 23-19-3 at LSU, never finishing better than 10th in the conference standings. Donahue passed away in 1960 at the age of 84.