That leaves one spot open as far as assistant coaches. And Emerson is pointing to Mike Ekeler as the likely candidate to take the final spot.
The story goes on to emphasize Ekeler's background in special teams, which could weigh heavily in Richt's interest here. Ekeler was a special teams standout as a player at Kansas State. During his coaching career he has mostly followed Bo Pelini at Oklahoma, LSU and then Nebraska before becoming Indiana's Co-Defensive Coordinator in 2010 and USC's linebackers coach last season.
All in all, I like Ekeler's resume and from what I was able to read last night he could bring a lot of intensity to the sideline. I also like that he lettered at Kansas State for three years and was named a team captain by Bill Snyder himself during Ekeler's senior year.
Additionally, Kelin Johnson announced via Facebook last night that he was returning to Athens to be a grad assistant. Currently, the football program has four GA's after adding Christian Robinson last summer.
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UPDATE: Tracy Rocker and Mike Sherrer both will have one year deals. Rocker's is for $300,00 and Sherrer's is for $200,000. If you're looking to compare: Olivadotti made $285k last season, Lakatos $235k and Wilson $250k.