ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Billy Napier

247Sports

CBS Sports ranks Billy Napier No. 32 among Power Five coaches

CBSSports.com released its Top 25 Power Five football coaches ranking on Wednesday, and new Florida coach Billy Napier was not included on the list. A day later the publication released its ranking of coaches from 26-65. Napier did make that list, checking in at No. 32 overall. That ranking placed him ninth in the SEC, one spot ahead of Tennessee coach Josh Heupel.
GAINESVILLE, FL
Picture for CBS Sports ranks Billy Napier No. 32 among Power Five coaches
RELATED CHANNELS
247Sports

Billy Napier discusses NIL impact on recruiting

FORT LAUDERDALE — Billy Napier said he is looking to the NFL in order to become a more proficient manager of his own roster. With NIL turning college football’s recruiting landscape into “free agency” according to the first-year Florida head coach, studying the professional model of player acquisition and the value of an individual athlete quickly became critical to his success.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
RELATED PEOPLE
blackchronicle.com

Florida Gators head coach Billy Napier visits Pensacola during tour

Pensacola is in a unique geographical location, especially when it comes to Division I football. Tucked between Tallahassee and Tuscaloosa, there’s no true favorite. There’s a mix of Florida State fans and Alabama fans, but the team from Gainesville would like to have a word, too. On Thursday...
PENSACOLA, FL
RELATED PUBLISHERS
CBS Sports

Why Billy Napier at Florida has the edge over Brian Kelly at LSU for instant success in SEC debut season

The 2022 SEC coaching carousel didn't spin as fast as previous years, but two Clydesdales have entered the league. Brian Kelly moved south to join the LSU family after a successful 12-year stint at Notre Dame. Florida chose to go the younger route with Billy Napier, who has long been considered one of the top young coaches in the country after bringing Louisiana back to being recognized as one of the top programs at the Group of Five level.
BATON ROUGE, LA
247Sports

CBS: Billy Napier more likely to have immediate success than Brian Kelly

With coaching changes in both football and basketball this offseason, the Florida program is going through one of its most significant shifts in several years. But the Gators aren't the only SEC program going through such a transition. The LSU Tigers have also replaced both their football and basketball coaches...
BATON ROUGE, LA
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
247Sports

Top247 ATH Creed Whittemore commits to Billy Napier and Florida

One of the Sunshine State’s top overall football players is headed to Florida as Gainesville (Fla.) F.W. Buchholz Top247 athlete Creed Whittemore announced a verbal commitment to the Gators on Saturday. On the surface, this commitment might appear to be a bit of a lay up for Florida given...
GAINESVILLE, FL

Florida Gators head coach Billy Napier making stop in Pensacola on spring speaking tour

Florida Gator fans throughout Pensacola will get to meet the team's new football head coach on May 12 when Billy Napier comes to the Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center as part of his Spring Speaking Tour. To ensure his appreciation for all of the program's diehards, he comes to speak with the Northwest Florida Gator Club, or any fan who purchases a ticket. Tickets can be bought for $10 on EventBrite. ...
PENSACOLA, FL