Jim McElwain Hires Billy Napier As Colorado State Assistant Coach

The Colorado State Rams have hired Billy Napier to fill a role within the team's new football coaching staff, as the school announced on Wednesday. New Rams head coach Jim McElwain made the announcement just two days after winning a BCS National Championship in final game as a coach for Alabama.

Along with McElwain, Napier spent the 2011 season as an assistant coach for Alabama. Before his short stint with the Crimson Tide, Napier was the offensive coordinator for Clemson in 2009 and 2010, and his new role with Colorado State will once again be on the offensive side of things. Clemson's offense set school records under Napier, including the most points in school history in 2009. Napier is the fifth member to be added to McElwain's new coaching staff.

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