Billy Napier

University of Louisiana head football coach talks 2021 season, adversity and expectations.

Jim Rome
April 21, 2021 - 10:26 am
Billy Napier

USA Today


Info & Stats: University of Louisiana Head Football Coach

All Topics: Off-season program | Program Identity | Spring practice | Preparing for 2021 season | Opening up against a Steve Sarkisian led Texas team | Beating Iowa State last year | Having exceptional people in this program | His father’s influence on him

Apr 21st 2021

Sept 15th 2020

All Topics: 2020 Season | Off-season like no other | Growth comes from struggle | Adversity reveals character | Year 3 | Having a veteran team this season | Beating #23 ranked Iowa State 31-14 | The passing of assistant coach D.J. Looney  



May 12th 2020

All Topics: COVID-19 | Running his program | Zoom calls with pretty big name football players | Decision to take this job in 2017 | Hired a really good staff when he got to Louisiana | Working under Nick Saban | How his process would differ from Saban’s | His father, Bill being a high school football coach in Georgia | Hoping to get back to the practice field shortly | Safety first