Lance Guidry - New Defensive Coordinator

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Calling Coach Fritz very successful former Defensive Coach and player is itching to get back into coaching after one year off. Dedicated Tulane background as a player and coach, please give him a call for an interview.


https://tulanegreenwave.com/sports/wome ... ington/330

A native of nearby Lutcher, Washington spent 27 years in the NFL as a player or coach, all on the defensive side of the football. He played 15 seasons in the NFL as a defensive back and was a secondary coach for 12 years following retirement. He was inducted into both the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.

-In three seasons of leading the Green Wave defense, two Tulane defenders have been selected in the NFL Draft- Lorenzo Doss and Taurean Nixon in 2015- while three other players signed as free agents with NFL teams, including Derrick Strozier, Jordan Sullen and Julius Warmsley.

-On the field, Washington’s defensive units have forced 87 turnovers (51 interceptions/26 fumble recoveries) in 37 games and annually ranks among the nation’s stingiest defense’s.

-Tulane’s 2014 unit forced 28 turnovers (17 interceptions/11 fumble recoveries) and ranked among the nation’s top defensive units in red zone defense (second), interceptions (13th), tackles for loss (19th), turnovers gained (21st) and fumble recoveries (38th).

-Redshirt-freshman Parry Nickerson led the team and the nation’s freshmen with six interceptions and became the third defensive back under Washington’s tutelage to earn All-America honors with his selection as a First-Team Freshman All-American.

-The Tulane defense had an outstanding 2013 campaign under Washington, as the team was second in the nation in turnovers forced with 35 (16 fumble recoveries and 19 interceptions). The 19 interceptions ranked as sixth in the nation, while the 16 fumble recoveries were good for fourth in the NCAA.

-Additionally, the defensive unit allowed just 352.1 yards per game, ranking 22nd overall in the nation in total defense. The defense totalled 2.92 sacks per game, good for 13 in the nation, while the red zone defense was ranked 11th in the NCAA.


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Yes!!!! Please!!! Great post! Bring on Lionel!
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frpaulnola wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 6:47 am Yes!!!! Please!!! Great post! Bring on Lionel!
Sent to Troy and Coach Fritz, hope they don't ignore, was pulling for Coach Washington before Coach Hampton. Lionel took a year off ready to return to coaching.
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LW attended multiple games this past season. Hopefully he’s interested.
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I hope WF at least interviews LW.... I would be surprised, if WF hires him
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LW was always a class act and coached up players from what I saw. Good luck and seems to be a good fit
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If he promotes Mutz he could hire LW back as the DB's coach.
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I had a very brief conversation with LW in Dallas at the Gaylord. He is enjoying retirement and came to see the game as a very interested alumnus. Would be nice if we could drag him from retirement back to TU either as a coordinator or position coach. He is a loyal Tulane man at heart.
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I have 100% confidence in who coach Fritz hires. He's been a college head coach for 30 years!
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tpstulane wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 7:07 am LW attended multiple games this past season. Hopefully he’s interested.
So was Coach O :evil:
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Ruski wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 2:32 pm
tpstulane wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 7:07 am LW attended multiple games this past season. Hopefully he’s interested.
So was Coach O :evil:
Well LW was also at Tailgate Village
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Lionel as a recruiter locked in the river Parishes getting 4-star recruit Darius Monroe to recommit from Texas A&M to come to Tulane, and cornerback Jordan Baptise from Ole Miss to Tulane. Perry Nickerson was another star recruit, Lorenzo Doss credits Lionel with getting him into the NFL!!! As a coach and recruiter that's proven no one out there could possibly take this talented defense to the next level and bring in more talent. Age is 61 so he could finish his coaching career alongside Coach Fritz and we would not have to worry that some other school will take him away.
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Greeniegb wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 6:37 pm Lionel as a recruiter locked in the river Parishes getting 4-star recruit Darius Monroe to recommit from Texas A&M to come to Tulane, and cornerback Jordan Baptise from Ole Miss to Tulane. Perry Nickerson was another star recruit, Lorenzo Doss credits Lionel with getting him into the NFL!!! As a coach and recruiter that's proven no one out there could possibly take this talented defense to the next level and bring in more talent. Age is 61 so he could finish his coaching career alongside Coach Fritz and we would not have to worry that some other school will take him away.
Lionel made Curtis look good for a couple of years. Eventually he ran out of Lionel's players.
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Louisiana native Lance Guidry may have the inside track for the DC Job
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Guidry
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golfnut69 wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:08 am Louisiana native Lance Guidry may have the inside track for the DC Job
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Guidry
I hope we can offer enough to get him from Marshall. Do you have any inside info, 'nut? Are we interviewing him?
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DfromCT wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:13 am
golfnut69 wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:08 am Louisiana native Lance Guidry may have the inside track for the DC Job
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Guidry
I hope we can offer enough to get him from Marshall. Do you have any inside info, 'nut? Are we interviewing him?
He’d probably like to come back home. Money should not be a problem.
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Greeniegb wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 6:37 pm Lionel as a recruiter locked in the river Parishes getting 4-star recruit Darius Monroe to recommit from Texas A&M to come to Tulane, and cornerback Jordan Baptise from Ole Miss to Tulane. Perry Nickerson was another star recruit, Lorenzo Doss credits Lionel with getting him into the NFL!!! As a coach and recruiter that's proven no one out there could possibly take this talented defense to the next level and bring in more talent. Age is 61 so he could finish his coaching career alongside Coach Fritz and we would not have to worry that some other school will take him away.
we would not have to worry that some other school will take him away.

This is some ignorant thinking and what led Tulane to suffer under scelfo. Having coaches poached means that you are having success.
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Per Pete Thamel:

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From golfnut's lips to God's ears! Should be great for in-state recruiting.

Welcome Lance!

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Looks to be an excellent choice!
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Bigschtick wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:27 am Looks to be an excellent choice!
The one question I have...he had 3 good years at McNeese State, they were in the top 25...and his contract was not renewed....What's up with that
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Congratulations to us for getting him. Congratulations to him for getting the hell out of Marshall.
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golfnut69 wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:36 am
Bigschtick wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:27 am Looks to be an excellent choice!
The one question I have...he had 3 good years at McNeese State, they were in the top 25...and his contract was not renewed....What's up with that
I noticed that as well. Seems strange for a winning coach to be let go like that.
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DfromCT wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 12:05 pm
golfnut69 wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:36 am
Bigschtick wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:27 am Looks to be an excellent choice!
The one question I have...he had 3 good years at McNeese State, they were in the top 25...and his contract was not renewed....What's up with that
I noticed that as well. Seems strange for a winning coach to be let go like that.
Seems strange for a winning coach to be let go like that.

I believe that there may have been an off the field issue or two which had him go look for a change of scenery.
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This is from an article about Frank Wilson leaving a couple of seasons after Guidry got fired:

"Wilson came to town as the man who would lead McNeese State football through the darkness of academic probation and a playoff ban but had to go through so much more, starting with a pandemic that shut down a season."

Seems those issues, academic probation and playoff ban, stemmed from Guidry's time as coach.
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