14-TIME ACC CHAMPIONS • 56 ALL-AMERICANS • 243 ACC VICTORIES
Assistant Coach / Offensive Linemen
staff-high 36 years of experience in college coaching and a staff-high 418
college games as a coach.
offensive tackle Brandon Thomas to his second-straight All-ACC season in
2013. Offensive guard Tyler Shatley also
earned All-ACC honors in 2013.
In 2012, he
coached first-team All-American Dalton Freeman (C) and First-Team All-ACC
offensive tackle Brandon Thomas. Freeman
was a Rimington Trophy finalist for the second year in a row.
A big reason
Clemson won the 2011 ACC Championship for the first time in 20 years.
In 2011, he
helped the Tiger offense set many school records. His center, Freeman, was a Rimington Trophy
finalist and a First-Team All-ACC selection.
Vanderbilt's head coach in 2010 after eight years as offensive line coach at
Was a part
of the 2008 Vanderbilt staff that guided it to its first winning season and
bowl game in 26 years. It defeated
Boston College in the Music City Bowl, Vanderbilt's first bowl win since 1955. That year, Vanderbilt also defeated South
Carolina and Auburn.
Clemson graduate Bobby Johnson's staff at Vanderbilt in 2002.
North Carolina in 2000 and 2001.
Dick Sheridan to N.C. State in 1986. He
was part of a Wolfpack resurgence, as he helped turn a 3-8 team (1985) into an
8-3-1 club that beat three AP top-25 teams in 1986. He was on the N.C. State staff when it beat
Clemson three straight years (1986-88).
Wolfpack offensive line for 11 years, then added assistant head coaching
responsibilities in his last three years.
Fourteen of his players were All-ACC picks.
Sheridan for eight years and Furman won six league titles during that era. He coached eight first-team all-conference
players and five recipients of the SoCon's Jacobs Blocking Trophy.
coaching career as a student assistant at Furman under Art Baker in 1976 and
became a full-time offensive line coach with the Paladins under Sheridan in
1978. In 1977, he served as football and
baseball coach at Hanahan (SC) High School.
Playing Experience Lettered
three years at Furman under Art Baker, including his senior season (1975) when
he was named team MVP and offensive captain.
Education Degree from
Furman in 1977.
Personal Data Born January
26, 1954 in Pageland, SC ... he and his wife, Nora Lynn, have a daughter,