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Chad Morris
Position: Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks
  • Clemson has a 32-8 overall record and 21-4 record against ACC teams in his three seasons in Tigertown.
  • Named 2013 AFCA National Assistant Coach-of-the-Year and one of five finalists for national offensive coordinator-of-the-year by 247Sports.com.
  • Clemson's 2013 offense averaged 507.7 yards per game and 40.2 points per game.
  • Coached quarterback Tajh Boyd to nearly every school record for a quartetback and the ACC record for both career touchdown responsibility (133) and career passing touchdowns (107). Boyd was also a three-time All-ACC selection.
  • Coached first-team All-America wide receiver and Biletnikoff Award finalist Sammy Watkins to a school-record 101 receptions for a school-record 1,464 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2013.
  • Directed Clemson's offense to record heights in 2012. The team set school records for total offense per game (512.7) and points per game (41.0). Clemson was sixth in the nation in scoring and ninth in the nation in total offense.
  • Boyd, who was a first-team All-American in 2012, was fifth in the nation in passing efficiency (165.6) and accounted for 46 touchdowns (10 rushing, 36 passing). Boyd was also named ACC Player-of-the-Year in 2012.
  • Running back Andre Ellington and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins both totaled 1,000 yards at their respective positions in 2012. Hopkins was a second-team All-American and center Dalton Freeman was a first-team All-American as well.
  • A big reason Clemson won the 2011 ACC title for the first time in 20 years. Clemson also won 10 games for the first time in 21 years and defeated a record four top-25 teams.
  • National offensive coordinator-of-the-year by Rivals.com in 2011.
  • Molded Boyd into a First-Team All-ACC pick in 2011. Clemson also had a 1,000-yard rusher (Ellington) and 1,000-yard receiver (Watkins).
  • Served as offensive coordinator and associate head coach at Tulsa in 2010 and guided the offense to among the nation's best. That offense was a big reason Tulsa improved from 5-7 in 2009 to 10-3 in 2010.
  • Tulsa averaged 41.4 points per game, eighth-most in the nation, and scored at least 28 points in 12 of its 13 games. Tulsa was fifth nationally in first downs (25.6) and tied for fifth in touchdowns scored from the red zone (46). His offense scored 64 touchdowns on scrimmage plays (32 rushing, 32 passing). The team totaled 1,006 plays (537 rushes, 469 passes) in 2010.
  • Won 82 percent of his games as a high school coach in Texas. He led Lake Travis High School to back-to-back, undefeated (16-0) state championship seasons. He won three state titles overall and played in six state championship games in his high school coaching career.
  • In 16 years as a head coach in high school, he had a 169-38 record (.816). He earned coach-of-the-year honors in 11 of those 16 years.
  • His 2008 team was ranked #2 in the nation by USA Today and #8 by Rivals.com, while his 2009 team was ranked #2 by Rivals.com and #9 by USA Today.

Education
Undergraduate degree in mathematics with a minor in statistics from Texas A&M in 1992.

Personal Data
Born December 4, 1968 in Edgewood, TX ... he and his wife, Paula, have two children, a daughter, MacKenzie, and son, Chandler.

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