December 5th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Sterlin Gilbert, the offensive coordinator at the University of South Florida, has been named the 16th head football coach for the McNeese Cowboys, Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphillannounced on Wednesday. “Through this process it became very clear that McNeese is very highly rated throughout the country and positions in our athletics department are extremely attractive,” Hemphill said. “We are looking forward to the culture that Coach Gilbert will build and to the competitive team that he will lead on the field.” Hemphill will introduce Gilbert at a press conference on Friday at 11 a.m. in the EndZone Room in the Jack V. Doland Fieldhouse. The public is invited to attend. “There is no question that Sterlin Gilbert is one of the premiere coaches in the country,” said Dr. Daryl Burckel,” McNeese president, “but most importantly, his character and commitment to bringing out the best qualities in his players was a constant theme during the vetting process. I am excited that we are beginning a new era for McNeese football.” – Read More

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