ULM formally announces Matt Viator as head coach

ULM formally announces Matt Viator as head coach

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - ULM officially announced Matt Viator as its head coach Tuesday morning.

Viator, a Southwest Louisiana native, leaves McNeese, a member of the Football Championship Series to head to the Football Bowl Series.

In his 10 years with the Cowboys, Viator never had a losing season, although he never won a playoff game.

In his final year with the Cowboys, he led McNeese to an undefeated regular season.

He takes over a ULM program in need of a turnaround. The Warhawks.are coming off a 2-11 record and haven't had a winning season since 2012.

Meanwhile, at McNeese, Viator's supporters were tweeting their thanks to him.

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