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Jeff Scott

Position: Co-Offensive Coordinator, Wide Receivers

• Clemson has been to a bowl game each of his 11 years as a full-time assistant coach, including three national championship berths and two national titles.

• Had a big impact in Clemson winning five ACC titles. He has been on the staff of seven ACC Atlantic Division titles in the last 10 years.

• Was a finalist for the 2018 Broyles Award as one of the top assistant coaches in the nation.

• Named one of the top-25 recruiters in the nation by Rivals and as ACC Recruiter of the Year by 247Sports in 2018.

• Helped Hunter Renfrow earn the 2018 Burlsworth Trophy, presented annually to the most outstanding player who started his career as a walk-on.

• His receivers helped Clemson produce the fifth 4,000-yard passing season in school history in 2018. The 2018 season joined the 2015 campaign as the only seasons in school history featuring both 4,000 passing yards and 3,000 rushing yards.

• Shattered the school record for total touchdowns in 2018, scoring 90 to break the previous mark of 75 set by the 2016 team.

• 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.

• 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).

• 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.

• 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), and was thus 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 during the 2000-02 seasons. 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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