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Cajuns Defensive Coordinator James Willis Accepts LB Coach Job At Florida State

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James Willis, ragincajuns.com

Update: Ragin’ Cajuns Head Football Coach Mark Hudspeth has confirmed that Defensive Coordinator James Willis has resigned his coaching position with the university.

“I want to thank James for the year that he spent working with the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns,” Hudspeth said.  “I appreciate the professionalism that he brought to the position and the hard work he put in to help the team accomplish their goals.  I wish him well.”

In a release from the university, it’s pointed out that in his only season with the Cajuns, Willis oversaw a young defense that improved from eighth in the Sun Belt in total defense in 2012 to third in 2013. University officials say they will begin looking for Willis’ replacement immediately.

A search for Willis’ replacement will begin immediately.

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James Willis, who has spent the past season as the Defensive Coordinator for the Ragin’ Cajuns football team, has decided to join the defending national champions, the Florida State Seminoles, according to this report.

Willis, who has spent only one season with the Cajuns football program, is expected to take over the role of linebackers coach on Jimbo Fisher’s staff. That position was made available after former linebackers coach Charles Kelly was confirmed as the Seminoles new defensive coordinator.

Willis came to the Cajuns after previously coaching at Texas Tech, Alabama and Auburn.

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