Bryan McClendon

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Bryan McClendon
Sport(s) American football
Current position
Title Offensive coordinator
Team South Carolina
Conference SEC
Biographical details
Born (1983-12-28) December 28, 1983 (age 34)
Chicago, Illinois
Alma mater University of Georgia
Playing career
2002–2005 Georgia
2006 Chicago Bears
Position(s) Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2007–2008 Georgia (GA)
2009–2013 Georgia (RB)
2014 Georgia (RB/RC)
2015 Georgia (AHC/WR/RC)
2015 Georgia (Interim HC)
2016–2017 South Carolina (Co-OC/WR)
2018–present South Carolina (OC/WR)
Head coaching record
Overall 1–0
Bowls 1–0

Bryan Edward McClendon (born December 28, 1983) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at the University of South Carolina.[1]

Coaching History[edit]

McClendon began his career at Georgia as a graduate assistant and was promoted to running backs coach when Tony Ball was moved to wide receivers coach[2]

From 2009-2013 he served as the RB coach for the University of Georgia, but was reassigned to WR coach in 2014 after Thomas Brown was hired from the Wisconsin Badgers.[3] From 2014-2015 McClendon served as the Recruiting Coordinator for Georgia. On January 12, 2015, he was promoted and given the title of Assistant Head Coach. Following the departure of Mark Richt from Georgia in 2015, McClendon was named Interim Head Coach for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl.

After Georgia hired Kirby Smart as their head coach, Bryan left to become the Co-offensive Coordinator and Wide Receivers coach at the University of South Carolina from 2016 and 2017. on Friday January 5th 2018, McClendon is promoted to head Offensive Coordinator for the South Carolina Gamecocks.[4]

Playing History[edit]

McClendon attended and played wide receiver at the University of Georgia and graduated in 2005. He was part of a senior class that won 44 games, the most in Georgia history. McClendon caught the game-winning touchdown pass from DJ Shockley with 3:18 left in Georgia's 14-7 win over Georgia Tech. After college, he spent one summer with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.[5]

Personal Life[edit]

McClendon is married to the former Amber Arnold of Atlanta, Georgia. They have one son, Bryan. He is the son of former Bears running back Willie McClendon. He played high school football at Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta, GA.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Georgia (Southeastern Conference) (2015)
2015 Georgia 1–0 0–0 3rd (Eastern) W TaxSlayer Bowl 24
Georgia: 1–0 0–0
Total: 1–0


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