Source: AJ Ricker heading to Illinois as offensive line coach
Posted by: Pete Roussel on Thursday March 07, 2013
Posted by: Pete Roussel on March 7, 2013
It didn't take long for Illinois head coach Tim Beckman to name a replacement for Jim Bridge, who unexpectedly departed the day before spring practice for the offensive line job at Purdue.
Sources have informed CoachingSearch.com that MTSU offensive tackles / tight ends coach AJ Ricker has accepted the offensive line job at Illinois.
Ricker will reunite with Bill Cubit, the Illinois offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Ricker served as Cubit's offensive line coach at Western Michigan the last couple of years.
With Ricker's departure to Illinois, we're now over 20 coaches that have accepted 2 different jobs within a matter of weeks this off-season.
Stay tuned to the Coaching Search Ticker for the latest coaching transacations.
Here's Illinois defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Tim Banks talking about the start to spring ball.
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