Fuente Will Have Plenty of Scholarships to Work With For 2016

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Justin Fuente
Justin Fuente

Justin Fuente can sign a big 2016 class if he wants.  Before we get into that, let’s address the latest coaching staff rumors.

Yet Another Look at the Coaching Staff

We already knew that Bud Foster, Holmon Wiggins and James Shibest are joining Justin Fuente’s staff. We also heard that Charley Wiles would be retained as defensive line coach. Since yesterday’s update, some new information has come out.

1: VTScoop.com reported this morning that Torrian Gray is being retained.
2: HokieHaven.com reported that Memphis OL coach Vance Vice will head to Blacksburg after the Memphis bowl game.

It’s important to note that Virginia Tech has not confirmed that information. The only 2016 coaches who are listed on HokieSports.com are Bud Foster and Justin Fuente. However, we know Wiggins and Shibest are here already. Assuming the other news is true, here’s what the 2016 staff looks like at this moment in time…

QB: ?
RB: ?
WR: Holmon Wiggins
TE: James Shibest
OL: Vance Vice
DL: Charley Wiles
LB: Bud Foster
Whips: ?
DB: Torrian Gray

Right now I’m projecting Wiggins to coach wide receivers, though he could also coach running backs. That means