West Virginia Hires New Assistant Coach

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — According to 247 Sports’ Matt Zenitz, the West Virginia Mountaineers have hired a new defensive assistant coach!

Zenitz posted the following message on social media moments ago: “West Virginia is expected to hire Appalachian State’s Victor Cabral as outside linebackers coach. Aided by Cabral, App State improved this year to fourth in the Sun Belt in sacks and sixth in tackles for loss after ranking seventh and 12th in those categories in 2022.”

Cabral, 42, has experience coaching at Georgia Southern, Georgia Military, Samford and Applachian State. He also played college football at Georgia Southern and professionally for the Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League.

Here’s Cabral’s full coaching experience as posted on the Applachian State Football’s official website.

Coaching Experience
 Georgia Southern (Video/Quality control)
2007-09: Georgia Military (Defensive line/Special teams)
2010-13: Georgia Southern (Defensive line)
2014: Georgia Southern (Director of player personnel)
2015-17: Samford (Defensive line)
2018: Georgia Southern (Defensive line)
2019-21: Georgia Southern (Defensive line/Recruiting coordinator)
2023: App State (Defensive line)

Playing Experience
2000-04: Georgia Southern (DL)
2005: Montreal Alouettes (DL)

Alma Mater: Georgia Southern, 2006
Hometown: Naples, Fla.
Birthdate: Dec. 31, 1982 in Toronto, Canada
Wife: Erin
Son: Zac
Daughter: Lucy
Twitter: @Coach_Cab