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Head Football Coach, Brent Pry

By Billy Ray Mitchell | July 31
Head Football Coach, Brent Pry

Brent Pry was officially named Virginia Tech head coach on November 30, 2021. He joined the Hokies after serving the past eight seasons as defensive coordinator/linebackers coach at Penn State. A 30-year coaching veteran, Pry has coached teams that have qualified for 15 bowl appearances and have finished in the FBS top 25 in total defense eight times. Pry was a 2021 Broyles Award nominee for the top assistant coach in the country as the Nittany Lions ranked fourth nationally in Red Zone defense (66.7%), seventh in scoring defense (16.8 ppg), eighth in defensive pass efficiency (111.98), and held their opponents to 4.7 yards per play. Pry returns to Blacksburg after working as a defensive graduate assistant for the Hokies from 1995-97 under head coach Frank Beamer and defensive coordinator Bud Foster.

As Virginia Tech Football gets ready to kick off fall camp, The Sons of Saturday welcome head football coach, Brent Pry for the first time to discuss his first few months on the job, his current roster, and aspirations for the program moving forward.

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