When UL faces Tulane at Saturday's Cure Bowl in Orlando, Florida, it fittingly will be one year to the day that athletic director Bryan Maggard's hiring of Billy Napier as the Ragin' Cajuns' new head coach was announced.

What Napier has done to get the 7-6, Sun Belt Conference West Division-champion Cajuns from there to here largely is a product of getting one very vital_contingent to buy his vision.

That group: UL's seniors.