Rickey Seals-Jones

Texas A&M adds former Hokies WR coach Aaron Moorehead to staff

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Virginia Tech wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead is making a lateral move to Texas A&M. The now former Hokies assistant will assume the same role as a member of the coaching staff Kevin Sumlin has at Texas A&M.

Texas A&M needed a new wide receivers coach after the man who previously held that position, David Beaty, moved on to accept a job as a head coach at Kansas. Moorehead, a former NFL star, will have some talent to work with at College Station. Josh Reynolds led the Aggies in receiving as a sophomore with 842 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2014. The Aggies also have a dynamic freshman duo with Speedy Noil and Ricky Seals-Jones coming off encouraging debut seasons.

As noted by Andy Bitter of The Roanoke Times, Virginia Tech now has just one assistant staff member that joined the program during a coaching overhaul in 2013. That is offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler.

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