J. C. Price

Joseph Carl Price (born January 13, 1973) is an American football coach and former player. He was a third round NFL draft pick and the current interim head coach and co-defensive line coach at Virginia Tech. Price was promoted to interim head coach on November 16, 2021 after the firing of Justin Fuente. His team beat rival Virginia 29–24 on the road to become bowl eligible.[1]

American football coach
J. C. Price
Current position
Title Interim head coach
Team Virginia Tech
Conference ACC
Record 1–1
Biographical details
Born (1973-01-13) January 13, 1973 (age 48)
Dunkirk, Maryland
Playing career
1991–1995 Virginia Tech
1996 Carolina Panthers
1996–1997 Arizona Cardinals
Position(s) Defensive tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997–1998 Virginia Tech (strength)
1999–2001 Radford HS (VA) (DC/DL)
2002–2003 Virginia Tech (GA)
2004–2011 James Madison (DL / run game)
2012 Marshall (DL)
2013–2017 Marshall (DT)
2018 Marshall (co-DC/DT)
2019–2020 Marshall (co-DC/DL)
2021 Virginia Tech (co-DL then interim HC)
2022–present Virginia Tech (DL / associate HC)
Head coaching record
Overall 1–1

When Virginia Tech announced that Brent Pry had been hired to succeed Fuente, it was announced that Price would remain on Pry’s staff as the associate head coach and defensive line coach.[2]

Before joining Virginia Tech in 2021, he was an assistant for close to twenty years at Marshall and James Madison.

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Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Virginia Tech Hokies(Atlantic Coast Conference)(2021–present)
2021 Virginia Tech 1–1[lower-alpha 1] 1–1 T–3rd (Coastal) Pinstripe
Virginia Tech: 1–1 1–1
Total: 1–1
  1. Price replaced Fuente with two games remaining in the regular season

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