Without putting much thought into it, Justin Fuente’s hire of Adam Lechtenberg as Virginia Tech’s 10th assistant coach isn’t exactly groundbreaking. Lechtenberg has never had an on-field coaching role at a major university, and he served as Virginia Tech’s “director of player development” this past season. He served in a similar role under Fuente at Memphis, and was an offensive graduate assistant at TCU under Fuente.
I think most people, myself included, were expecting to see the Hokies hire a veteran assistant coach who had recruiting experience in a critical region. That’s what most other schools seem to be doing. So without going deep into thought about it, the Lechtenberg hire seems sort of boring, doesn’t it? A lot of people on our message boards thought the same thing about hiring Cincinnati’s athletic director until they actually studied his resume. When you think a...
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