Tom O'Brien Poised to Rejoin Virginia Football Coaching Staff

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Tom O'Brien Poised to Rejoin Virginia Football Coaching Staff
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Percolating for weeks, Tom O’Brien’s return to Virginia’s football coaching staff became a near-certainty Thursday afternoon. The final hurdle was O’Brien’s contract at North Carolina State, which fired him as head coach in November after six seasons. A non-compete clause prohibited O’Brien from working at another ACC school, even if terminated, through the 2015 season.

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