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Here's Why Virginia Tech Is Happy Lincoln Riley Is Taking Over For Bob Stoops

One school in particular may have dodged a bullet because of Lincoln Riley taking over at OU.

With Bob Stoops stepping down at Oklahoma and offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley taking over, it looks like Virginia Tech lucked out. They might not have to worry about losing their head coach to the Sooners down the road.

Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente is an Oklahoma alum. He played quarterback for the Sooners in 1996 and 1997 and was born in Tulsa.

Even with Virginia Tech granting Fuente a huge contract extension through 2023, one would think the chance to go home and coach his alma mater would be a tempting one.

Now, that time might never come, or at least not for a while. Virginia Tech fans should be very happy.