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Virginia Tech names new head football coach

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Posted at 7:13 PM, Nov 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-29 19:13:46-05

Blacksburg, Va. – Virginia Tech has officially named Justin Fuente as the new head football coach for the Hokies.

He’ll be taking over after Frank Beamer retires at the end of the season.

Fuente, 39, has spent the past four seasons as head coach at the University of Memphis.

According to an announcement from Virginia Tech, Fuente has asked longtime defensive coordinator Bud Foster to remain with the team and Foster has agreed.

Fuente will be officially introduced at a news conference Monday.