"I have nothing but good things to say about Grady. We will miss him and we just have to get busy now and find someone for his job."
Aside from finding a new coach for the defense's front four, Erickson will also decide which of the coaches among his staff will assume the recruiting coordinator duties that Stretz has vacated, as well assign one of his existing assistants to be the primary in-state recruiter.
"I think that the recruiting coordinator is more of an organizational job," Erickson said. "It's (the decision) more about of the individual coaches' recruiting areas that I have to look at."
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