RUMOR: Beamer to AD

I have heard a rumor that on Monday the following changes will happen:

Weaver will retire as AD
Frank Beamer will go from being the football coach to AD
Bud Foster will take over as head coach
Shane Beamer will move to offensive coordinator

I won't comment on the source other than to say it's not a reporter. This is all I know, take it as you will. I know the rumor mill is going crazy right now but I wouldn't put this on here if I didn't think it at least had some merit to it.

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I've heard enough to know that Bud Foster won't ever be HC. The odds of Chip Kelly being our next HC are better than Bud being next HC.

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If Bud was going to get an HC job:

I would've thought he would've had a shot prior to now. I could see Frank taking over as the AD....would make sense- an Osborne-esque move.

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Yeah I can see that as well, but I don't believe Shane is ready to be a coordinator.

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I can't see Beamer at AD

He doesn't have the CEO polish of Osbourne or Alvarez at all. Frankly, he's not nearly qualified for that position. It's critically important to the whole university.

On a scale of 1-10 of probability of likelihood of any of these three moves:

Shane to OC: 1.5
Bud to HC: 1.0
Beamer to AD: -5.764563

Oh and I forgot

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I personally think Beamerball.com is one of the most professional, cleanest looking websites on the internet. That's just me though.

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To be fair, even if he's just a figurehead, from what I hear that won't be a huge change. Weaver's been more of a face than actual mover/shaker and decision maker the last few years because of illness from what I've heard.

would much rather see shane moved to special teams and have a new OC bring his positions staff with him.

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I still think Frank will finish out his contract as HC at the very least

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My Two Cents

I don't believe it, I haven't heard anything that would speak to it, but who the hell knows.

Recently, when Frank's been asked about retirement he's said something like, "As long as I have a good quarterback, I'll coach." And I'm not saying that to enforce the notion he might retire because of LT3's status, but because I think it has been Frank's way of saying he's not ready to hang it up.

Either way, Skipper thanks for posting what you've heard, but I think there's a 99.9999999999999% certainty the Frankinator will be roaming the sideline in 2013.

I heard this once before now

but it was phrased as an announcement that would be made soonish but not executed for a few years. So that Beamer and Weaver hold a joint press conference announcing that x year will be Weaver's last as AD and Beamer's last as HC. Beamer as AD makes sense at some point in the future, but I doubt he wants to leave coaching right now.

For the record, I have absolutely no connections inside the program and my 'source' such as it is, is something I remember reading on another VT blog, so take this with a huge block of salt.

My Wish

I'm hoping there will be SOME sort of changes come Monday!

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Let me be clear about something as to make sure there is no confusion:

I heard this today and I believe the source is valid enough for me to post this here.

This may or may not happen. This is coming out of left field for me and I don't really know if it makes sense or not. I personally don't want to talk about this aside from just posting what I heard.

Just wanted to be clear that this isn't a certainty. I have seen a few tweets today saying something along the lines of: "Things will get interesting in Blacksburg on Monday."

So as I said previously, take it as you will. I completely understand the skepticism, but I guess we will all see come Monday.

I've heard a similar rumor from who I consider a reliable source. Not the Shane OC, but everything else.

Making statements......

.........about not making official statements. LOL! We shall see monday.

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What I've heard is that Beamer IS READY to retire, but won't because that would leave the decision of who to make his successor up to Weaver, who will go out and make a cheap hire and fuck us beyond belief. What Beamer is trying to do is outlast Weaver to 2016 when Weaver is supposed to retire from AD and Beamer will take over the position. Of course, if that were to happen within the next couple of days, I would be perfectly content with that, but thats I've heard.

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Even more reason to believe Beamer will never be AD

I believe more than I believe anything about VTs football program this statement: frank Beamer wants Shane Beamer to be the next Head Coach at VT

And Frank the AD could never ever never ever hire Shane as HC. Never ever never.

Agreed

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only 1 thing would make beamer

retire ... poor health. he has 3 more yrs before he leaves, good health willing.

from what i've heard he doesn't want to be AD.

I think he's going to finish out his contract. He knows that once he retires it's going to be between his son and Foster, and I don't think he wants to make that choice right now. And for the record, I think Foster should get it, but I'm not sure he will.

Rip his freaking head off!

when that time comes, i am fully prepared to stage a coup to get #BUD4HC ... that man is more responsible for VT's success than probably anyone. i don't really care about any of his personal shit. the man has got it done on the field. he has earned his shot as VT head coach, if he wants it. move torrian gray to DC

Bud won't be a HC at VT

He hates "schmoozing" with older alumni, and that is a major part of being a HC. I would love Bud to be HC at VT, but the HC has to be more of a politician in today's world.

The next HC will probably be Shane or Torrian in a couple of years w/ Torrian Gray or another ex-player moving to DC & someone else who's not on the staff at OC.

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#BUD4OC

If he can do half of what he does with the defense, we would be a perennial top 10 team

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