Garrett Riley leaving TCU to become Clemson’s offensive coordinator

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Garrett Riley spent only one season at TCU, turning the Frogs into one of the country’s best offenses (TCU Football).

 

By Jeff Wilson
Frogs Today senior writer

 

The danger of having a successful season is the potential loss of assistant coaches, and the TCU staff has been raided for the first time.

It’s a big one.

A source confirmed that offensive coordinator Garrett Riley, who turned the Horned Frogs into a juggernaut and quarterback Max Duggan into the Heisman Trophy runner-up, has been hired to the same post at Clemson.

Riley, the Broyles Award winner as the nation’s top assistant coach, did not return a message from Frogs Today. But a source said that Riley will receive a substantial raise at Clemson, which won national titles in 2016 and 2018.

TCU played Monday for the College Football Playoff National Championship, losing 65-7. The Frogs finished No. 2 in the Associated Press and coaches polls.

Jeff Wilson, jeff@frogstoday.com

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