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Clemson OC Tony Elliott arrives in Cville, could he be UVA’s new coach?

Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott is being reported as a top candidate for a pair of...
Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott is being reported as a top candidate for a pair of ACC schools currently.(TigerNet)
Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 5:44 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - It looks like Clemson Offensive Coordinator Tony Elliott, and not Cavalier legend Anthony Poindexter, could be UVA’s new head coach.

Elliott arrived in Charlottesville Wednesday evening and will reportedly meet with Cavalier brass on Thursday.

Under Elliott, Clemson posted two of the 22 650-point seasons in major college football history in 2018 and 2019. Elliott earned the Frank Broyles Award in 2017 as the nation’s top assistant coach and was the co-offensive coordinator on Clemson’s two national title teams in 2016 and 2018.

Poindexter, a defensive star at UVA in the mid-90s and Penn State’s co-defensive coordinator, told ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg “timing is everything for both sides. There will be a day, but I’m going to stay at Penn State

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