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Change of Plans for Bronco Mendenhall; Names New Defensive Line Coach

Change of plans for Virginia football. Bronco Mendenhall has named a new defensive line coach on Monday after Shaun Nua decided to remain at Navy.

There was a change of plans for Bronco Mendenhall. Shaun Nua will no longer be the new defensive line coach at Virginia after deciding to remain at Navy. Mendenhall announced on Monday he will be adding Shane Hunter instead. 

“Shane is a rising star in the profession,” Mendenhall said in a press release. “He knows me and our defensive system inside and out. Shane is an energetic and passionate coach who develops great relationships with the players. He’s a great addition to the staff.”

During the last seasons, Hunter has been a graduate assistant on Mendehall's staff at BYU. Prior to that he coached the defensive line for Snow College for two years, and was the special teams coordinator during his second year. 

Hunter is a graduate of BYU, where he played middle linebacker for three seasons. 

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