Jim Bollman (born December 1, 1954) is an American college football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive line coach at Michigan State University, Prior to that he was the offensive line coach at Boston College from January 2012-February 27, 2013. Previously, Bollman served as the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Ohio State University from 2001 to 2011.

Jim Bollman
Current position
TitleOffensive line coach
TeamMichigan State
ConferenceBig Ten
Biographical details
Born (1954-12-01) December 1, 1954 (age 65)
Ashtabula, Ohio
Playing career
Position(s)Offensive lineman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1977Miami (OH) (GA)
1978–1982Miami (OH) (OL)
1983–1984NC State (AHC/OL)
1985NC State (AHC/LB)
1986–1988Youngstown State (DC)
1989–90Youngstown State (OC)
1991–1994Virginia (OL)
1995–1997Michigan State (OL)
1998Philadelphia Eagles (TE)
1999–2000Chicago Bears (TE)
2001–2011Ohio State (OC/OL)
2012Boston College (OL/RGC)
2013–2018Michigan State (OC)
2019–presentMichigan State (OL)

Coaching careerEdit

Michigan StateEdit

Bollman accepted the offensive line coaching job at Purdue for the 2013 season, when he bolted to Michigan State to become their co-offensive coordinator.[1] Bollman helped guide the Spartans to a 13-1 record, including a Big Ten Conference Championship and a Rose Bowl Game victory.[2]


  1. ^ Mike Griffith (October 16, 2013). "Michigan State co-coordinator Jim Bollman discusses abrupt Purdue departure". www.mlive.com. MLive Media Group. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  2. ^ Mike Griffith (January 2, 2014). "4 parting thoughts from Los Angeles and Michigan State football's historic Rose Bowl moment". www.mlive.com. MLive Media Group. Retrieved January 9, 2014.

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