JIM HOGAN
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information

JIM HOGAN

Inducted: 2000
Years at Loras: 1955-59
Sport: Football

PERSONAL STORIES

ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS:
  • Despite his diminutive stature (he came to Loras as a 17-year-old, 5'7" 147-lb freshman), Hogan earned a reputation as a fierce competitor in football. As a freshman, sports writers dubbed him "Hurricane Hogan" when on a rain-soaked field he led Loras to a 20-12 upset of Great Lakes, snapping a school record 11-game losing streak.
  • A four year starter, he played in all 33 games during his Loras career.
  • Led the Duhawks in scoring, pass receiving, kickoff returns and pass interceptions during his junior and senior years. Averaged eight yards per carry in his senior year.
  • Has second-longest kickoff return in school history (95 yards vs. St. Ambrose). Played final three games of his career with his arm in a cast (after suffering a break versus Luther).
  • Recipient of the annual Kiwanis Club of Dubuque Sportsmanship Award his senior year.
  • High school educator 41 years - Teacher of Middle Eastern, Asian and African History.
  • Noted author and lecturer on the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteer in Turkey.