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Napier named head coach at Louisiana-Lafayette

Last updated December 19, 2017

By Furman News

Furman alum Billy Napier has been named head football coach at University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Napier was a two-time All-Southern Conference selection as the starting quarterback at Furman, and the Paladins won two league championships during his career (1998-2002). In 2001, his junior season, he led the team to the Division I-AA national championship game, losing to Montana. Napier is married to the former Ali Gunn, a 2003 Furman graduate. You can read more about Napier’s new position in the Daily Citizen News.

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