Holliday expects to hire his defensive coordinator a few weeks before signing day, but warns a hiring is not imminent. For one thing, the top candidates are likely still in their seasons, as the bowl schedule has barely gotten underway.
He said the replacement for Chris Rippon will be a current coordinator, or have coordinator experience.
"Number one, we want to be aggressive defensively," Holliday said. "We want a guy in here that's very technique-sound, fundamentally sound. We're going to have some players, and we'll be fine."
Some other items from Holliday's postseason press conference:
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