Morris to SMU

The Dallas Morning News writes Chad Morris will be named the new head coach at SMU on Monday.

SMU will announce Chad Morris as its football coach on Monday, the Dallas Morning News reported Sunday afternoon.

"Morris, Clemson’s offensive coordinator the past four years, has signed a contract that sources said is worth about $2 million per year," the newspaper reports.

Morris, a former high school head coach from the Austin, Tex. area, originally came to Clemson before the 2011 season. His first year calling plays saw Clemson win its first conference championship in 20 years.

His offense also set numerous school records and produced three straight 10-plus wins season, with the possibility of a fourth this year.

Clemson officials have yet to confirm the report, but multiple sources indicate the deal is done.

Texas Tech, Louisville and N.C. State were all schools that targeted Morris with their own coaching searches in recent years.

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