LAFAYETTE, LA. (KLFY) -UPDATE: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Director of Athletics Dr. Bryan Maggard announced that Billy Napier will be the 26th Head Coach in Louisiana football history.
“We are absolutely thrilled to identify a Head Football coach with the experience and success that Billy Napier brings to the University of Louisiana,” Maggard said in a statement on Friday. “Coach Napier is highly respected within the coaching profession and brings tremendous experience from nationally-ranked programs. He is widely considered to be one of America’s top recruiters and offensive minds and will instill the values of a Championship program into Ragin’ Cajuns Football.”
Chris Karpman from Sundevilsource.com had reported late last night that Arizona State Offensive Coordinator Billy Napier has been offered the UL-Lafayette head football coaching job.
Napier, 38, years old was the wide reciever’s coach at Alabama from 2013-2017.
He was also the assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach at Colorado State (2012) and was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Clemson (2009-10).
In his career, Napier has been instrumental in two National Championships at Alabama in 2011 and 2015 and has coached in 11 bowl games.
A press conference will be held Monday at noon at the Cajundome.