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Tom Donahoe

Senior Football Advisor


Tom Donahoe enters his 10th season as the Philadelphia Eagles' senior football advisor and brings over three decades of NFL scouting experience to the team. He joined the Eagles' front office during the 2012 offseason and has been an important voice within the organization's player evaluation department.

Donahoe originally entered the NFL as a BLESTO scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1984 and held a variety of positions within the organization, including the team's director of football operations from 1993-1999. He also served as the President/General Manager of the Buffalo Bills from 2001-05.

Donahoe coached football and basketball and taught English for 16 years in the Pittsburgh area, beginning with Mon Valley Catholic in 1968 and later at Seton-LaSalle. He helped lead teams to six championships, including four in football (Seton-LaSalle won the 1979 and 1980 WPIAL titles) and two in basketball. Additionally, Donahoe served as an athletic director and yearbook and newspaper advisor and he is a member of the Seton-LaSalle High School Hall of Fame.

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1969 with a bachelor's degree in English, Donahoe and his wife Mary Margaret have a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Kaitlin.