"It was obvious this guy was gonna be a great coach someday," Carr told Jones. "It was obvious before he even graduated. …
"Talk to any quarterback Scot's ever coached. They'll all say the same thing: His meetings are unbelievable. You're gonna learn the game and he makes it fun. His expectations are high. But they're not unrealistic."
At Michigan, Loeffler worked with Tom Brady, Chad Henne,
Suffice to say, Loeffler's one year as Auburn's offensive coordinator, 2012, was a failure. Head coach Gene Chizik and assistants were fired after a 3-9 season in which the Tigers ranked 112th nationally in scoring offense and 115th in total offense, this among 120 Bowl Subdivision teams.
You can also rest assured that Loeffler huddled with Hokies quarterback Logan Thomas, who faces a Tuesday deadline on declaring for the
Some have wondered why Loeffler’s boss at Temple in 2011,
Grimes coached at Auburn during the Tigers' national title run in 2010 and previously worked at Colorado, Arizona State, Boise State and BYU.
Andy Bitter, who covers the Hokies for the Roanoke Times and Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, was an Auburn beat reporter in 2010 and said Grimes was known as an effective teacher and recruiter.
Given state red tape, official announcements may not come as fast as fans would like, but it certainly appears as if Beamer is close to the offensive staff makeover the Hokies' 7-6 record proved they need.
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