Position: Assistant Coach, Wide Receivers
• Named as Clemson’s full-time wide receivers coach on Feb. 6, 2020.
• Served as Clemson’s interim wide receivers coach for portions of the team’s bowl preparation in 2019 after Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach Jeff Scott was announced as the new head coach at USF. Scott returned after the early signing period to coach through the College Football Playoff.
• Though in his first season as a full-time coach, he is entering his 11th overall season in a variety of roles at Clemson, including four as a player (2005-08), two as a graduate assistant (2014-15) and four as an offensive analyst (2016-19).
• In addition to serving as an offensive analyst, he added the role of assistant camp director in 2018.
• Helped Clemson to a 32-19 record and four bowl appearances as a player from 2005-08, then helped the program to a 79-8 record and 10 bowl appearances in six years as a support staff member from 2014-19 for a combined 111-27 record at Clemson prior to 2020.
• Served as an added resource for Clemson’s illustrious line of wide receivers while in a support role. As a graduate assistant and offensive analyst from 2014-19, he helped five receivers — Artavis Scott (2014,15,16), Mike Williams (2014,16), Deon Cain (2017), Hunter Renfrow (2017, 18), Tee Higgins (2018, 19) — earn 10 All-ACC selections.
• Six of Clemson’s 10 most-prolific passing yardage seasons in school history entering 2020 came during Grisham’s time on Clemson’s support staff.
• Said Head Coach Dabo Swinney of Grisham’s hiring as the full-time wide receivers coach: “I’m just super excited for Grish. There’s never been a guy more prepared to be the receivers coach at Clemson than Tyler Grisham. He had a great four-year career here. Clemson fans certainly loved him. He had a lot of big moments and went on and grinded out a four-year NFL career… He’s ready and is going to do an unbelievable job for us. He’s going to be special.”
• Is a 2009 graduate of Clemson University, earning his bachelor’s in business administration and management. He later earned a Master’s from Clemson in human resource development in 2016. He is one of four Clemson graduates among the Tigers’ 10 full-time assistant coaches, including Danny Pearman (1987), Brandon Streeter (1999) and Tony Elliott (2002).
• Was four-year letterman for the Tigers from 2005-08. He finished his career with 132 receptions for 1,390 yards and eight touchdowns.
• Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as a free agent in 2009, appearing in four games that season. He served on the Steelers’ practice squad in 2010 and 2011 and with the Denver Broncos’ practice squad in 2012.
• Native of Birmingham, Ala., who was an all-region selection while playing wide receiver, tailback, quarterback and defensive back at Spain Park High School in Hoover, Ala.
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