Foster a finalist for Assistant Coach the Year Award
November 16, 2001

Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster was one of 18 Division I-A finalists for the Assistant Coach of the Year Award as presented by the American Football Coaches Association.

Tech currently ranks first nationally in total defense (218.2 ypg) and pass efficiency defense (79.08 rating). The Hokies rank second in rushing defense (71.4 ypg), third in scoring defense (11.6 ppg), and fourth in passing defense (148.1 ypg). Tech also is fifth in interceptions (17) and eighth in turnover margin (+1.1).

The winner will be announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Chris Cosh, an assistant at the University of South Carolina, also is one of the finalists. Cosh lettered at Tech from 1977-79.