Injured Clemson starting offensive lineman Hunter Rayburn is moving to the Tigers’ coaching staff.

Rayburn will become a student coach on Dabo Swinney’s staff this upcoming season because of neck problems, school spokesman Ross Taylor said Thursday.

Rayburn is a 6-foot-4, 320-pound junior from Pensacola, Florida. He started six games this season for the Tigers, who finished 10-3 after beating Iowa State 20-13 in the Cheez-it Bowl last month.

Rayburn played in 19 games over the past three seasons after redshirting his first year on campus. He was expected to retain a spot on the starting offensive line this coming season.

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