Nebraska Head Coach Bill Callahan announced on Thursday that Ted Gilmore has joined the Husker coaching staff as receivers coach. Gilmore comes to
Coach Callahan first announced Gilmore’s hiring to the team on Thursday afternoon, and confirm the appointment on his radio show Thursday night. Callahan said he is excited to have Gilmore join the staff at
“Ted Gilmore comes to us after two seasons on the
“He is a specialist in his area of expertise and is a perfect fit for our football program. Ted is a class act in every sense and I know our players and fans will love him.”
Gilmore joined the
Before his two seasons in
Gilmore also has assistant coaching stints at
Gilmore played his final two college seasons at
“Coach Callahan is very well-respected in this business and after sitting down and meeting with him, I knew I would become a better coach by working on his staff,” Gilmore said. “Scott Downing is one of my mentors in the business. He recruited me to the
The 37-year-old Gilmore is a native of
Gilmore will have a two-year contract that will pay him an annual salary of $130,000.
Additionally, Nebraska Athletic Director Steve Pederson announced that the contracts of the other eight Nebraska assistant football coaches will be extended one year through Jan. 31, 2007. The assistants originally signed two-year contracts upon their hiring a year ago.