UVA introduces new head football coach Tony Elliott at press conference

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CHARLOTESVILLE, Va. (WAVY) — New UVA head football coach Tony Elliott was formally introduced on Monday in a press conference.

The 42-year-old former Clemson receiver was a two-time national championship winning offensive coach at Clemson. He most recently served as associated head coach and offensive coordinator.

He takes over for Bronco Mendenhall, who stepped down this year after going 30-32 over six seasons with the Hoos. UVA finished the 2021 regular season at 6-6 (4-4 in ACC) and will play SMU on Dec. 29 in the Wasabi Fenway Bowl at Fenway Park.

You can watch the full press conference above.

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