According to KJACK radio host Matthew Jarecki Tuesday morning via Twitter, Boise State wide receivers coach Eric Kiesau is among the top candidates for the vacant head football coach at Northern Arizona.
ESPN reporter Adam Rittenberg confirmed the report shortly after.
There has been no indication that the position has been filled, but an announcement is likely in the coming weeks as the December signing period for recruits is approaching.
Kiesau played quarterback at Portland State and has coaching ties to the west coast. He spent time coaching at Colorado, California and Washington in various offensive roles. His only college head coaching stint came as the interim head coach at Fresno State over the final four games of the 2016 season.
Kiesau's salary at Boise State is $218,000 per year, north of former Lumberjacks head coach Jerome Souers' annual salary of $185,000 in his final season.
Memphis defensive coordinator Chris Ball is also in consideration, per reports. Ball was the defensive coordinator at Arizona State from 2012 to 2015 and has coached three separate stints at Washington State -- one of which coming while Northern Arizona vice president for intercollegiate athletics Mike Marlow was at Washington State.
Northern Arizona Athletics declined to comment on the report.