Billy Napier - UF Head Football Coach

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  1. Swamp Donkey

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    And yet....
     
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      I’m sure there may be some exceptions. What did Meyer bring, like 3-4 assistants? And one of the guys that didn’t come was promoted to HC and is still there. In general, guys who gets it, get it. And they surround themselves with those that do as well. Sadly, as we’ve seen first hand recently, the opposite is also true.
       
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        I must’ve said a dozen times in the box during games how awful it would be to have to tell my wife and children that were moving again largely because I attached myself to a guy like Todd Grantham. I can’t even imagine that being my story.
         
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          Because he'll cost less than Dan
           
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            You were lucky to even get into UF.

            And I know nothing about you.

            But it is an elite university now.
             
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            We are hiring Napier to be CEO, not OC. He has been very successful as the CEO of UL, which means he has potential as the CEO of an organization like UF.
             
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              He hasn't won anything at UL
               
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                Won the Sun Belt last year and will again this year. Try posting sober.

                Same with the two idiots that liked your post.
                 
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                  Itraz made a good point when it came to their passing game. He has a qb that's not that great but efficient. Gets em in and out of the right protections and what not. Maybe theyve just rode with that style of play to cater to his abilities. I'm just looking for positives here.

                  Maclewain threw it all over the yard at csu then came here and did the opposite. I never thought our single season passing leader and single game passing leader would be coached by Dan Mullen. Spurrier did not run the fun and gun at south Carolina. I thought Mike NorveLLLL was gonna have a really good offense at FSU. Not every stop is the same if you think about. I'm gonna try not to be the over critical a-hole that I know I can be.
                   
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                    The game got canceled last year(rematch of a 3 point loss), he lost in the championship game in his second season ever coaching in 2019, and he’s on track to win it this season.
                     
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                    So tell me, what IS the Athletic Director responsible for? Is he required to be able to spell football? The f'n AD apparently knew so little that he paid TG 5x what he was worth. You think the AD doesn't have a say in whether or not you bring your staff with you?
                     
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                      He lost at home to undefeated Coastal Carolina last year. Conf Title game was cancelled because of Covid, so they gifted him co-champ status. Not sure how finishing the season with a worse record than a team that beat you at home qualifies as winning a title. And more importantly, I just opened a nice bottle 30 minutes ago. Give me an hour or so for the sober cracks.
                       
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                        You wanted Kiffy, right? Should we go through all his titles? He can’t even win with hot chicks anymore and has had to turn to fatties.
                         
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                          As others have pointed out, he was award a split conference title when the conferenc championship game was canceled and he did not have to play in the championship game a team he had lost to at home that year.
                           
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                            UL won the Sunbelt in 2020, and are projected to win the Sunbelt in 2021 as well.
                             
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                              He isn’t a football coach. He’s an AD. Bad move by letting him bring him in, fine. Totally agree. But SS also eventually made him keep him post-2020 so he’d go down with the ship, then forced him to fire his friend with two games left, then pulled the plug on the whole thing.

                              Again, no, an AD isn’t going to know all the details. He’s paid 1/5 of what Mullen was. So he’s going to let him make those calls. The issue again is the Mullen hire in itself.
                               
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                                Actually he was awarded half a championship bc their championship game was cancelled. The other team given half a championship beat UL in the regular season, Coastal Carolina.
                                 
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                                  A guy with a 20-2 record over the last two years has done a lot of winning the past two years. UL has supplanted every other team in the Sunbelt as the premier team in the Sunbelt. This year UL blew out App State, the team that usually wins the conference. Yes UL has played other close games this year, but blowouts of App State and Liberty are quality wins for a team like UL. Kiffin played Liberty the week prior, and the score was a lot closer than the game with UL. Wins like that show what Napier's program is capable of in year 4 of a total rebuild.
                                   
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                                    A 3 point loss to an undefeated Top-15 team, with a chance to avenge it canceled.

                                    Forget an upgrade. How was he not fired on the spot?
                                     
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