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Bobby Erhardt
Position: Assistant Coach - Running Backs/Special Teams
Alma Mater: Westfield State
Graduating Year: 1988
Phone: (269) 387-8644
Email: bobby.erhardt@wmich.edu

Recruiting Area(s): East Michigan, Northeast United States

Robert (Bobby) Erhardt officially became the Broncos' running backs coach and special teams coordinator in March of 2012.

Erhardt spent the past two seasons at his alma mater, Westfield State University, where he served as the special teams coordinator and offensive line coach.  He began his coaching career in the state of Michigan, serving as the inside linebacker coach at Saginaw Valley State in 1988, recruiting in the metro Detroit area.

Erhardt continued his winning ways with his second position as the linebacker coach at Cornell during the Big Red's run to the 1990 Ivy League championship.

After a two-year stint at UMass, Erhardt spent a pair of seasons at Penn State (1993-94), helping the Nittany Lions to a Big Ten championship and 1995 Rose Bowl title, serving as a graduate assistant for the offensive line.

Erhardt has served as the defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator at Buffalo (1995-98), defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Oberlin College (1999-2000), director of football operations at Rutgers (2001-03), where he worked with WMU head coach Bill Cubit, and as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach at Holy Cross (2004).

Erhardt (46/DOB: 1-26-66), a native of Massachusetts, coached at the high school level for five seasons before returning to his alma mater.

He graduated from Westfield State in 1988 with a bachelors in mass communications.  Erhardt and his wife, the former Sandra M. Lapointe, have three children, Madelyn, Hanna and Jason.

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