Scott Named Graduate Assistant Coach
Former Clemson player Jeff Scott has been named a graduate assistant coach on Tommy Bowden's coaching staff. Scott, who will work with the Tiger defensive players, replaces Andy Ford who was named the secondary coach at Presbyterian.
Scott served as wide receivers coach at Presbyterian this past year where he helped the Blue Hose to a 6-5 record in their first year as an NCAA member. Prior to that he was the head coach at Blythewood High School near Columbia where he led the team to the State AAA Championship in his only year as head coach. His team had a 14-1 record during that 2006 season, the programs first year of existence. In 2005 he coached the Blythewood junior varsity team to a 10-0 record. In 2003 and 2004 he served as an assistant coach at Ridge View High School.
Scott was a member of the Clemson football team from 1999-02. He lettered in 2000-01-02 and had five career rushes for 48 yards and a touchdown. He served as Clemson's holder on all placekicks from 2000-02. He scored on a 21-yard touchdown run off a fake field goal against Central Florida in 2001.
Scott was a math major at Clemson and earned his degree in May of 20003. Jeff is the son Clemson associate head coach and offensive line coach Brad Scott.