Brian Kelly Hires McNeese Head Coach, Former LSU Assistant Frank Wilson to His Staff
According to reports, McNeese State head football coach Frank Wilson has resigned from his position to return to work with the LSU Tigers as the associate head coach of the football team.
New LSU coach Brian Kelly hired Wilson, who is reportedly known for his recruiting prowess across the state of Louisiana.
The news was broken by @Sheadixon and you can see that report below.
See the initial report of Wilson's resignation with a quick follow-up after the announcement that he has been hired by LSU via @RossDellenger on Twitter below.
The above report brought about rumors that Brian Kelly had dinner in Lafayette with "someone from Lake Charles" and you can check out that Twitter post below.
All rumors aside, an official announcement came from @LSUfootball on Twitter.
LSU's announcement notes that Frank Wilson will be taking on the associate head coaching position with the Tigers.
Another report with insights from @BrodyAMiller via Twitter below.
Frank Wilson has been working in the world of college football long enough to understand how the coaching carousel works. Check out a clip of Wilson from November where he discusses potential openings across college football.
See how new LSU Coach Brian Kelly feels about the hire via @whalexander_ below.
With Brian Kelly now in The Boot after leaving Notre Dame, many LSU and SEC fans wondered if the new Tigers coach had what it takes to secure the talented players that live right here in Louisiana. Kelly will now have quite the asset at his disposal in the form of Frank Wilson, who has been recruiting across the state for years.
With a winning track-record, Kelly seems to be building up his staff for success especially when it comes to recruiting local talent. With plenty of time until next season's kick-off, Kelly will certainly be making more moves to set himself and the Tigers up for a potential National Championship run in the near future.