Former Clemson DB gets new coaching job

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Former Clemson defensive back Brian Mance is the new cornerback's coach at Wofford College on Thursday according to multiple sources.

Mance previously worked as a secondary coach and recruiting coordinator for North Greenville University. Before that, he was a player development coach at Clemson for three seasons.

He also served as the defensive back coach at Manning High School from 2006-2009.

During his professional playing days, Mance signed as a undrafted free agent with the Washington Redskins and was released during mini-camp. He was then picked up the Chicago Bears and eventually waived. He also played in NFL Europe for the Amsterdam Admirals (one season) and in the AFL with the Philadelphia Soul (two seasons). He came back to Clemson to graduate with a degree in Elementary Education.

During his student athlete years at Clemson, he had 12 interceptions, 23 pass break-ups and over 1000 kick return yards. He also had 60 tackles his senior season in which he was a first-team All-ACC selection.

In high school, he was the #4 ranked player in South Carolina and the #11 defensive back prospect in the nation. He was an All-State selection and High School Sports Report AAA Defensive Player-of-the-Year in the state.

He has a wife Torrun and their son Jaden live in Greenville, South Carolina.

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