Napier on the move…?

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Napier on the move…?

Unread post by JPatH3292 » Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:09 am



Just speculation at this point. Similar to Drink downplaying everything until after the championship game. If true, what a send off it would be to hand him yet another championship L. Bonus points for being at their home.



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by Rick83 » Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:46 am

Also just saw this in the media:
"The LSU football coaching search is down to three candidates, and the next coach could be named by "the end of this week" or early next week, two sources with knowledge of the search said Monday morning.

The candidates are Baylor head coach Dave Aranda, Louisiana-Lafayette head coach Billy Napier and Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell."



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by BeauFoster » Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:43 pm

It feels like this is the season that Napier leaves. Too many high profile jobs out there.

The Sun Belt needs a strong Louisiana. Otherwise the west is just plain garbage.


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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by Black Saturday » Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:48 pm

Rick83 wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:46 am
Also just saw this in the media:
"The LSU football coaching search is down to three candidates, and the next coach could be named by "the end of this week" or early next week, two sources with knowledge of the search said Monday morning.

The candidates are Baylor head coach Dave Aranda, Louisiana-Lafayette head coach Billy Napier and Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell."
I haven't kept up closely, but thought I saw where LSU offered Lincoln Riley about $12M?


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Napier to Florida

Unread post by Yosefus » Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:31 pm

Just read a article some insider guy in FLA on a radio program said today it's almost a done deal and would be announced by Sunday or Monday.



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Re: Napier to Florida

Unread post by Captain Morgan » Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:49 pm

very interesting.



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Re: Napier to Florida

Unread post by t4pizza » Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:56 pm

I think that would be a mistake by UF. I think Napier has done a good job of emulating Bama's program but the difference is that Saban is a great game day coach and I really don't think Napier is. I really think the SEC would eat him alive.



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Re: Napier to Florida

Unread post by Stonewall » Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:31 pm

Great coach .Time to cash in.



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Re: Napier to Florida

Unread post by AppWyo » Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:27 pm

Does he leave before the Sun Belt Championship game?



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by AppWyo » Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:29 pm

Does he leave before the Sun Belt Championship game?



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by Yosefus » Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:49 pm

He has definitely taken Louisiana to heights they have never been. Only 2nd 10 win season in history if I understand right



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by APPdiesel » Wed Nov 24, 2021 11:39 pm

Mods we have 2 threads about this same topic. Can we combine?


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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by yosef69 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:04 am

Announced by Sunday or Monday before the championship? If so that’s brutal for the team. What a huge distraction. At least our two guys acted like they were staying until the day after.



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by bigdaddyg » Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:18 am

Hope he gets the gig. Seems like he knows what he’s doing down there. I don’t begrudge Satt or Drink. Doesn’t alter my world one bit. Successful programs roll right on.



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Re: Napier on the move…?

Unread post by 97grad » Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:51 am

yosef69 wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:04 am
Announced by Sunday or Monday before the championship? If so that’s brutal for the team. What a huge distraction. At least our two guys acted like they were staying until the day after.
They can't win. The rumor is out there and they will be asked. If they "act like they're staying" and then don't, they get skewered for being disingenuous. If they dodge, it's as bad as announcing.



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