Beau Davidson joins Texas Tech recruiting staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – Matt Wells announced Wednesday the hiring of Beau Davidson as recruiting director for the Texas Tech football program, which brought the former Texas high school football coach to his home state.

A native of Katy in the Houston area, Davidson returns to Lone Star State after spending the previous four seasons in various roles at Virginia Tech. He began his tenure with the Hokies as a quality control offensive coach before joining the Virginia Tech player personnel department for the past two seasons.

“We are thrilled to welcome Beau and his family home to the state of Texas,” Wells said. “Our number 1 priority in this program will always be to recruit the best players in the state of Texas, and Beau will help us in this mission with his important ties that he has built throughout his career. He is highly respected in this state. and it will make it a great addition to the recruiting team we have here at Texas Tech. “

Davidson was recently promoted to Recruitment Director at Virginia Tech for the 2021 season after spending the previous two years as an assistant player personnel director, where he helped the Hokies achieve several major Texas state majors. . In his role, Davidson was responsible for promoting a # TX2VT social media movement that attracted several Texas signatories to Virginia Tech in recent recruitment cycles.

Prior to moving to Virginia Tech, Davidson was the defensive coordinator at Brownwood Howard Payne University during the 2007-18 season. It was his first college position since 2009, when he was a defensive line coach and video coordinator at Northeastern State. Previously, he was an offensive line coach and game coordinator at Trinity Valley Community College in 2008 and then a graduate assistant in North Texas, his alma mater, in 2007.

In between, Davidson spent seven seasons in high school, working on both sides of the ball at Deer Park High School (2010-12, 2013-14), Dickinson (2012-13), Baytown Sterling (2014-) 16 ) and Clear Springs (2016-17). He coached the secondary, defensive and offensive lines during his various periods before ending up as a defensive coordinator at both Baytown Sterling and Clear Springs.

Davidson was spelled three years in North Texas before starting his coaching career, as he played tightly and served as a long trap for Mean Green. His father, Greg, was also a North Texas letter winner before playing at the center for the Houston Oilers from 1980-82. Davidson and his wife, Leandra, are the parents of two daughters, Kate and Emma.

Davidson joins a Texas Tech recruiting staff led by Preston Pehrson, who was promoted to Director of Player Personnel last March.