Penn State is already replacing one key defensive staff member, and another assistant is reportedly in the mix for a head coaching job.

During the week, defensive coordinator Brent Pry officially left to take the head coaching position at Virginia Tech. Pry will get his shot to lead a team, but it leaves the Nittany Lions in search of a DC.

James Franklin might need to replace more than just his DC when it is all said and done this cycle. According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, co-DC Anthony Poindexter will be interviewed by Virginia for the Cavaliers’ vacancy.

Poindexter was a star for Virginia during his playing days and is a “very strong candidate” for the opening, per Rittenberg: