Earlier this week, there were rumors that Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen could be the successor at Virginia Tech after coach Frank Beamer retires at the end of the season.
Now, Mullen’s name has been associated with another job in the same state. SB Nation’s Paul Wiley reported Wednesday that Mullen has expressed interest in taking over at Virginia, per 247sports.com’s Jamie Oakes. The source said Virginia, Virginia Tech and Maryland could all be in play for Mullen.
In his seventh year as coach of the Bulldogs, Mullen has led his team to an 8-3 record with just the Egg Bowl remaining in the regular season. He owns a 54-34 record over his career in Starkville, and after his rookie season at Mississippi State, the Bulldogs have been in a bowl game each year.
The Cavaliers are 4-7 overall and 3-4 in the ACC this year. They have not had a winning season since 2011, and Beamer announced his retirement earlier this month. Maryland is looking for a new coach after firing Randy Edsall in October. The Virginia job is not open at the moment, but there has been plenty of speculation about coach Mike London’s job security.