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

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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.

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