Honorable Mention All-ACC defensive tackle Grady Jarrett in 2013. His defensive tackles were a big reason
Clemson led the nation in tackles for loss in 2013.
Played a big
role in Clemson winning the 2011 ACC title for the first time in 20 years. He has been on the staff of three ACC
Atlantic Division titles in the last five years.
Brandon Thompson and Rennie Moore in 2011.
Thompson was a Second-Team All-ACC selection.
In 2010, he
coached Jarvis Jenkins to a First-Team All-ACC season. His defensive tackles were a big reason
Clemson was 13th in the nation in scoring defense in 2010.
defensive line coach-of-the-year by FootballScoop.com in 2010.
Clemson to an ACC Atlantic Division title and a top-25 final ranking in his
first year at Clemson in 2009. The
Tigers were 12th in the nation in tackles for loss.
finished in the top 25 in the nation in seven defensive categories in 2009.
369 games as a full-time assistant coach, second-most on the Tiger coaching
previous 15 years at Tennessee under Head Coach Phillip Fulmer. He coached in 13 bowl games during those 15
years and was a part of eight teams that won at least 10 games. The Volunteers finished in the top 25 of the
polls in 12 of those seasons.
was third in the nation in total defense, allowing just 263.5 yards per game,
in 2008. The Volunteers were 10th in
scoring defense and 12th in rushing defense.
first-round draft picks Shaun Ellis, Justin Harell, and John Henderson. Henderson won the 2000 Outland Trophy.
Tennessee's recruiting coordinator from 1999-02.
the 1998 Tennessee staff that won the national title with a 13-0 record. That team had six wins over top-25 teams and
gave up just five rushing touchdowns.
won back-to-back SEC titles in 1997 and 1998.
years under Head Coach Mack Brown at North Carolina from 1988-93. He helped the resurgence of North Carolina
during that era, culminating with a 9-3 record in 1992 and a 10-3 mark in 1993.
years at Florida from 1983-87. The
Gators played in two bowl games, including the Gator Bowl in 1983, and finished
in the top 10 of the AP poll.
former Clemson star and NFL All-Pro running back Kevin Mack in high school in
football career at Appalachian State in 1969 ... transferred to Western
Carolina and played in 1973.
serving in the Army, he earned an undergraduate degree from Western Carolina in
1976 ... master's degree from Florida in 1984.
25, 1951 in Sparta, NC ... he and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Tara and
Rhett; Rhett was an offensive player development assistant on the 2013 Clemson