Clemson's Chad Morris, reported to take SMU job, focused on next game

Friday November 28th, 2014

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris declined to confirm reports he will become the next head coach at Clemson. 

"Unreal, everyone thinks they know," Morris said in a text message to The Clemson Insider. "Sorry completely focused on [South Carolina]."

Multiple reports Thursday said Morris had agreed to join SMU. Morris has coached at Clemson since 2011 and is the nation's highest-paid assistant coach, with an annual salary of $1.3 million. 

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A move to SMU would mark a return Morris' home state. He was a high school coach in Texas from 1994 to 2009.

- Dan Gartland 

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