McNeese will not renew Guidry’s contract

November 23, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State University will not renew the contract of football coach Lance Guidry.

In a statement this week, McNeese Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphill said a national search for a new head coach would begin immediately.

He did not say what sparked the decision regarding Guidry but wished him well in his future endeavors.

Guidry, a McNeese graduate and former football player, was hired in December 2015 to replace Matt Viator, who left to take the head coaching position at the University of Louisiana-Monroe. He compiled a 21-12 record in three seasons at McNeese but never took the team to the playoffs.

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