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Danny Pearman
Current position
TitleDirector of scouting
Biographical details
Born (1965-02-17) February 17, 1965 (age 56)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Playing career
Position(s)Tight end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1990Clemson (GA)
1991–1997Alabama (OT/DT/ST)
1998–2005Virginia Tech (OT)
2006North Carolina (DL)
2007Duke (ST/TE)
2008Maryland (ST/TE)
2009–2020Clemson (ST/OT/TE)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
2021–presentClemson (dir. of scouting)
Accomplishments and honors

Danny Pearman (born February 7, 1965)[1] is an American college football assistant coach at Clemson University, serving as the director of scouting under head coach Dabo Swinney.[2]

Playing career

Pearman played college football at Clemson University under Head Coach Danny Ford. He would letter at Tight End for the 1985-1987 seasons. During his playing years he would help Clemson to Atlantic Coast Conference Titles in 1986 and 1987.

Coaching career

Pearman started his coaching career as a graduate assistant on the Tigers' 1988 ACC championship team. Since then, he has served on coaching staffs at Alabama, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Duke, and Maryland before returning to Clemson in 2009 as special teams coordinator, as well as the offensive tackles and tight ends coach.

Personal life

Pearman graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance from Clemson University in 1987 and completed his master of business administration from Clemson in 1989. He is married and has one daughter (Taylor) and two sons (Tanner, Trent) with his wife Kristy.


  1. ^ "2012 Clemson Tigers Official Biography". Clemson University. 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Danny Pearman To Be Clemson's Director of Scouting". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 1, 2021.