been to a bowl game each of his six years as a full-time assistant coach.
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 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.
an All-American each of the last three seasons.
Named one of
the top-25 recruiters in the nation by Rivals.com in 2012.
Played a big
role in Clemson winning the 2011 ACC Championship for the first time in 20
years. He has been on the staff of three
ACC Atlantic Division titles in the last five years.
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.
Tigers to a top-25 ranking and the ACC Atlantic Division title in his first
full season as an assistant in 2009. He
mentored Jacoby Ford, a Second-Team All-ACC wideout who was an NFL draft pick
by the Raiders.
Took over as
Clemson's recruiting coordinator in 2010 and the Tigers put together a top-20
signing class in his first season at the position. Then in both 2011 and 2012, Clemson had
top-10 recruiting classes.
second half of the 2008 season, he coached Aaron Kelly, the ACC's all-time
One of three
Clemson graduates on the staff (Tony Elliott, Danny Pearman).
former Tiger Associate Head Coach Brad Scott (1999-10), therefore Jeff was a
part of the first full-time, father-son coaching combination in Clemson
A member of
three bowl teams as a player at Clemson from 2000-02. He played in the 2001 Gator Bowl, 2001
Humanitarian Bowl, and 2002 Tangerine Bowl.
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.
coaching career at Blythewood (SC) 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
Playing Experience Lettered
three years (2000-02) as a wide receiver and holder at Clemson.
Bowl Participation as a Player 2001 Gator
Bowl ... 2001 Humanitarian Bowl ... 2002 Tangerine Bowl.
Education Degree in
secondary education from Clemson in 2003.
Personal Data Born
December 28, 1980 in Arcadia, FL ... married the former Sara McDaniel ... son
of former Clemson Assistant Coach Brad Scott (1999-10).