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Brian Kelly is bringing Frank Wilson back to LSU as a member of his staff | LSU – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-12-07 13:03:00 –

New LSU coach Brian Kelly hired Frank Wilson, who resigned as head coach of McNeese State University on Tuesday, as his staff at Baton Rouge.

Wilson from New Orleans will be Kelly’s Associate Head Coach.

Wilson brings immediate credibility Became an LSU staff member as a well-established coach as a top recruiter in Louisiana and the Southeast.

“Frank Wilson has a solid track record of identifying, hiring and training elite student athletes wherever he is,” Kelly said in a statement. “No one knows Louisiana’s recruitment as well as Frank. His experience and personality will be a tremendous resource for our staff and student athletes.

“The impact he has on LSU staff will soon be significant. He is excited to return to Louisiana to continue his contract with the best student athletes in the country.”

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Brian Kelly, head coach of LSU, reportedly added one of his former Notre Dame assistants to his staff.

This will be Wilson’s second mission at LSU after serving as Assistant Head Coach, Running Back Coach, and Recruit Coordinator under Les Miles at LSU in 2010-15.

Wilson, 48, was the head coach of McNeese State University from 2020 to 21. Prior to that, he was Head Coach of Texas San Antonio from 2016 to 2019. He spent two 3-4 seasons at McNice after going 19-29 at UTSA.

Wilson has been an assistant in Olemis, Southern Miss, and Tennessee. He has a deep connection in South Louisiana, teaching high school balls with OP Walker and Ednaker.

LSU is expected to hire Jacob Flint, Co-Director of Strength & Conditioning Notre Dame, to lead the program.



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