Co-Offensive Coordinator, Wide Receivers
• Clemson has been to a bowl game each of his 10 years as a full-time assistant coach. The Tigers advanced to the national championship game in consecutive seasons, winning the top prize in 2016 with a 35-31 victory over Alabama.
• Had a big impact in Clemson winning the 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017 ACC titles. He has been on the staff of six ACC Atlantic Division titles in the last nine years.
• Named one of the top-25 recruiters in the nation by Rivals in 2018.
• Named ACC recruiter-of-the-year by 247Sports in 2018.
• Directed the 2017 offense to one of Clemson’s most-balanced seasons in history, with over 194 yards per game rushing (194.1) and passing (235.5).
• Coached Third-Team All-ACC wide receivers Deon Cain and Hunter Renfrow in 2017.
• Coached the 2016 team to record-setting passing yards (5,009) and touchdowns (45), while averaging 503.5 yards per game.
• Coached First-Team All-ACC wide receiver Mike Williams in 2016. Williams recorded his second 1,000-yard season and a team-leading 11 touchdowns, and was a second-team Walter Camp All-American as well.
• Coached wide receiver Artavis Scott to three All-ACC seasons (2014-16). Scott broke Sammy Watkins’ school record with 245 career receptions.
• Clemson has finished in the AP top-25 seven of his first eight years as a full-time coach.
• Named one of the top-25 recruiters in the nation and ACC recruiter-of-the-year in 2015 by Rivals.
• Named co-offensive coordinator prior to the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl.
• Named one of the top-10 recruiters in the nation by ESPN in 2014, one of the top-14 recruiters in the country by NFL.com in 2014 and one of the top-25 recruiters by Rivals.com in 2012 and 2014.
• Coached First-Team All-ACC and first-team All-America wide receiver Sammy Watkins in 2013. He had a school-record 101 receptions for a school-record 1,464 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also set or tied school career records for receptions (240), receiving yards (3,391) and receiving touchdowns (27). Watkins was No. 4 pick of the 2014 draft.
• In 2012, he coached first-round draft pick DeAndre Hopkins to a second-team All-America season. Hopkins had 82 receptions for 1,405 yards and an ACC-record 18 touchdowns, second-most in the nation. Hopkins was a Pro Bowl selection with the Houston Texans in 2015.
• In 2011, he coached one of the top receiving duos in school history in Watkins and Hopkins. Watkins, the national freshman-of-the-year and a first-team All-American, had 82 receptions for 1,219 yards and 12 touchdowns. Hopkins had 72 receptions for 978 yards, adding five touchdowns.
• Helped the Tigers to a top-25 ranking and the ACC Atlantic Division title in his first full season as an assistant coach in 2009.
• Took over as Clemson’s recruiting coordinator in December 2008 and the Tigers put together a top-10 signing class in his first season (2009) at the position. Then in both 2011 and 2012, Clemson had top-10 recruiting classes.
• Son of former Tiger associate head coach Brad Scott (1999-10), therefore Jeff was a part of the first full-time, father-son coaching combination in Clemson football history. Brad is an associate athletic director and is still a member of Clemson’s staff since retiring from coaching.
• A member of three bowl teams as a player at Clemson from 2000-02. He played in the 2001 Gator Bowl, 2001 Humanitarian Bowl and 2002 Tangerine Bowl.
• Had his first full-time college job at Presbyterian College in 2007 as wide receivers coach, then came to Clemson as a graduate assistant in 2008. He moved into full-time status when Tommy Bowden resigned at midseason.
• Began his coaching career at Blythewood (S.C.) High and won a state title in his first year and the program’s first year. It is believed to be the first time that occurred in South Carolina high school football history.
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