Billy Napier Biography

Billy Napier, also known as William Hall Napier, is an American personality and a professional football head coach at the University of Florida. From 2017 to 2021, he served as head coach at the University of Louisiana, where he had three consecutive 10+ win seasons. Before joining the University of Louisiana, he served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Arizona State University in 2017.

Early Life

Billy Napier was born on 21st July 1979 and was brought up in Cookeville, Tennessee, U.S. He received his education from Murray County High School, where he played football as a quarterback. During that time, his father was hired as the head coach of the same school. Napier’s hometown is in Chatsworth, Georgia. He received his graduation degree from Furman University from 1999 to 2002. Billy is a Christian personality and has won various honors and awards, most remarkably in the 2020-2021 season.

Billy Napier Career

Playing Career

He was 18 years old when he received the honor of All-State in 1997 and a scholarship for football at Furman University. During his time with Furman University [Furman Paladins Team], he was a four-time letterman and played football as the quarterback personality for his junior and senior seasons.

In his presence, the team won two conference championships, and eventually, he earned the name for two All-Southern Conference teams as the quarterback. In his company in junior year, he led his team to the 2001 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game. But the team lost the game to Montana and had them score – 13-6. Billy Napier received the honor of second-team All-Southern Conference in 2001 and 2002.

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Coaching career

After graduating from Furman, Billy Napier went to Clemson and began working as a graduate assistant [GA]. He spent two years as GA and then he went to South Carolina State in 2004 and was hired as Quarterback Coach [QB]. After spending one year with South Carolina State, Napier returned to Clemson, where he had the dual role of tight end coach and recruiting coordinator on Tommy Bowden’s staff.

He resigned in the midseason of his coaching career in his third year when he failed the high expectations of the university, and he had to give up his role. After that, he was named quarterback coach [QB] by newly appointed interim head coach Dabo Swinney. He held the designation of coaching personality at Clemson till 2010.

Billy Napier Biography

Real Name William Hall Napier 
Birth Date 21 July 1979
Age (as of 2023) 44 Years
Birth Place Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
Profession Football Coach
College Furman University 
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 182 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 88 kg  –  in Pounds –  194 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue


Father Bill Napier
Mother Pam Napier
Sister Whitney Releford
Brother Matt Napier, Kurt Napier

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Ali Napier
Children Three
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Personal Life

Billy Napier, Aka William Hall Napier, is a happy-living married man. His wife’s name is Ali, and the couple is raising three children together. 

Social Media

Billy Napier is available on Twitter with a verified name – @coach_bnapier, which he joined in February 2013. After 2013, he gathered 114.4K followers and 10.2K following members. He is fun-loving and often posts memes on Twitter and other social media, staying highly active with the updates of his team and games.

On Instagram, he is available with his name – Coach Napier, where he had a recent post dated 15th May 2023, where he posted the Mother’s Day resolution, with the caption, “…. happy mothers Day Ali…” The post had various funny comments as the post had different “points to be done,” like bringing presents for mother, making breakfast, putting decorations, etc. He posted the family picture on Instagram, including his wife, brother, and parents in white at the beach corner for Mother’s Day.

Billy Napier Salary & Net Worth

Billy Napier earns around $7.1 million as his annual salary from his coaching career. He might make approximately $10 million as his total asset, including the house, savings, sponsorships, and other partnerships or humanitarian work.

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  • Besides being a player, coach, husband, and father, he is an excellent recruiter.
  • Billy Napier, also known as William Hall Napier, led the Conjuns to the conference championship in more than 50 years, which became their first outright Sun Belt Conference championship.
  • During that time, Billy Napier finished the season as 17th in the Coaches poll and 16th in the Associated Press poll.

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