Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett will interview for Marshall's head coaching vacancy today, ESPN.com's Mark Schlabach is reporting. Wake Forest defensive coordinator Brad Lambert is also reported to be interested.
This would be a huge loss for both schools. Trickett has earned a reputation as a hard-nosed coach and one of the best offensive line coaches in the country. He was retained by Jimbo Fisher and deservedly so. Trickett made one of the youngest offensive lines in the country into one of the best in the ACC. And Lambert, a former Marshall assistant, has worked wonders with that defense under coach Jim Grobe. He's well-respected by his players and his peers and played an important role in recruiting and leading the Deacs to the 2006 ACC title. It's a good opportunity, though, for both coaches.