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Report: Justin Fuente Will Be Named Virginia Tech's Next Head Coach

Justin Fuente talks to a crowd.

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Update: ESPN's Brett McMurphy has now also reported the news. Both Foster and Shane Beamer will remain part of the staff as well.


— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 28, 2015

Earlier: According to a number of reports, including one by Brody Logan of FOX 5 DC, Memphis head coach Justin Fuente will be taking his talents to Virginia Tech. Logan is also reporting that Bud Foster, the Hokies' defensive coordinator, will stick around in Blacksburg under Fuente's command. Current head coach Frank Beamer will be retiring at the end of the 2015 season.

This report matches what Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel suggested Saturday morning.

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In four seasons with the Tigers, Fuente has posted a 26-23 record, including 19 wins over the past two years.