Let’s give the benefit of doubt to Malloe and assume Lake promotes him to DC.
After him, there is no one currently on the Defensive side of the ball as a position coach I would want to promote or have them take the next step to move up food chain.
Under Pete/Coach K you could live with that. Jimmy doesn’t have that luxury.
Reason number 1,345,231 why he needed to pull pin last year with BG when he had the chance.