Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott was named a semifinalist for the coveted Broyles Award today. Scott is one of fifteen assistant coaches named a semifinalist and has now made the list two straight years. Along with Tony Elliott, Scott has helped guide the Tigers to having the third best offense in total yardage and the fourth best scoring offense nationally.

The Broyles Award is given annually to the nation’s best assistant coach. Winners from the past five seasons are not eligible. Last season, Alabama Off Cord Mike Locksley won the award. The other semifinalists are,

  • Kevin Steele Def Cord, Auburn
  • Phil Snow Def Cord, Baylor
  • Dan Lanning Def Cord, Georgia
  • Kalen DeBoer Off Cord, Indiana
  • Joe Brady Passing Game Cord, LSU
  • Don Brown Def Cord, Michigan
  • Kirk Ciarrocca Off Cord, Minnesota
  • Brian Newberry Def Cord, Navy
  • Jeff Hafley Co-Def Cord, Ohio State
  • Alex Grinch Def Cord, Okl
  • Andy Avalos Def Cord, Oregon
  • Jeff Scott Co-Off Cord, Clemson
  • Rhett Lashlee Off Cord SMU
  • Jim Leonard Def Cord, Wisconsin
  • Morgan Scalley Def Cord, Utah

Eventually the list will be narrowed down to five finalists, with the winner being announced December 10 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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