Clemson reportedly set to hire TCU’s Garrett Riley as offensive coordinator

Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers are making a big splash on the offensive side of the football.

The Tigers have parted ways with offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter and are set to hire TCU‘s Garrett Riley to be the team’s new OC, according to ESPN.

Riley, who is the younger brother of USC head coach Lincoln Riley, won the 2022 Broyles Award as the nation’s top assistant coach after helping lead the Horned Frogs to a spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Under Riley’s guidance, TCU’s offense averaged 38.8 points per game during the 2022 season, which ranked first in the Big 12 and ninth among all FBS teams.

Before arriving at TCU, Riley spent two seasons at SMU from 2020-21, serving as the offensive coordinator for a unit that ranked in the top 15 in both scoring and total offense both years he was there. He replaces Streeter, who had been with Clemson’s staff since 2015 but served just one season as the team’s offensive coordinator.

Riley will oversee a Clemson offense that ranked third in the ACC in scoring in 2022 (34.7 PPG) and fifth in yards per game (410.3). The Tigers finished the ’22 season 11-3 and 8-0 in ACC play, but suffered a 31-14 loss to Tennessee in the Orange Bowl.

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