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USC football: Indiana assistant will join Trojans staff

February 22, 2013|By Gary Klein

Lane Kiffin is nearing completion of his remade coaching staff.

Mike Ekeler, co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for Indiana University the last two seasons, has accepted a job at USC, Indiana Coach Kevin Wilson posted on his Twitter feed Friday night.

Kiffin last month hired Clancy Pendergast as defensive coordinator. Pendergast is expected to coach the secondary, Ekeler linebackers.

USC players were informed this week that Mike Summers, a Kentucky assistant, would join USC’s staff as offensive line coach. James Cregg could remain on the staff, possibly as tight ends coach.

Other than Pendergast, USC has not announced the hiring of assistants. reported this week that the Trojans were pursuing former Arizona Cardinals running backs coach Tommie Robinson.


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