Have the Gators found their coach?

Lots can happen, but, if we land Billy Napier, I will be very happy. Quite the resume

Pros: Napier worked under some of the best minds in the sport in Swinney and Saban. His work as a coordinator, recruiter and as a young Group of 5 head coach have put him on the Power 5 radar for several years. Instead of jumping at the first big opportunity, Napier has remained selective. He’s said “no” to South Carolina, Auburn, and was on the short list at Ole Miss and Arkansas before those schools moved on to Lane Kiffin and Sam Pittman, respectively.

Napier is also the type of Saban disciple who has succeeded. He is relentless and detail-driven, meticulously committed to “process.” Napier doesn’t call it “The Process,” like his former boss. He calls program building “The Journey.” But he is ruthlessly committed to regimen and structure and has developed an 8-stage process to program building: Foundation (Early January), Identity (pre-spring training), Spring Practice, Discretionary (exams and exit meetings), Regimen (summer training), Fall Camp, In-Season and Postseason.

Thanks to his long ties to the south (Napier grew up in northern Georgia) and the SEC, he should be able to hit the ground running recruiting. More important, he loves recruiting.

We shall see, but I would think this would be a tremendous hire


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