Reports: Virginia, Duke both have Tony Elliott as a top candidate
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott is being reported as a top candidate for a pair of ACC schools currently.
Sports Illustrated senior writer Pat Forde reported Wednesday afternoon that Virginia has “returned its focus” to Elliott for their open head coaching job and Elliott’s interest is mutual there, saying he “would prefer that to interest from Duke.”
This comes on the heels of a News & Observer report Tuesday afternoon that had Elliott in what appears to be a final two for the Blue Devils, along with Texas A&M’s Mike Elko:
“The school is looking for a new coach after parting ways with David Cutcliffe, Duke’s coach since 2008, on Nov. 28. While Elko and Elliott are among the final candidates being considered, the search process remains ongoing...
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