Freshman star C.J. Spiller will remain at Clemson, ending a wild day of rumors that had the talented running back transferring to national champ Florida.
Spiller, whose family lives about a half-hour away from the Gators campus, told other media outlets he was "considering" a switch closer to home. But after meeting with Tigers head coach Tommy Bowden on Tuesday, Spiller thought it best to stay at Clemson.
In related news, Spiller's decision to stay offsets news that Clemson junior cornerback C.J. Gaddis will enter the NFL draft, a source close to Gaddis told ESPN's Joe Schad Tuesday night.
With former Arizona State coach Dirk Koetter accepting the Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator position, Miami has turned its overtures elsewhere in pursuit of its next play-caller.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback coach Kevin Rodgers, who served a collective nine seasons as offensive coordinator at Virginia Tech, Notre Dame and Syracuse, has been in contact with UM's new coach, Randy Shannon, since December and is on the short list.