Davenport University announces first ever football coach

Davenport University announced Lou Esposito will the university's first ever head football coach. (May 22, 2014)
Davenport University announced Lou Esposito will the university's first ever head football coach. (May 22, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Davenport University introduced Lou Esposito as the university’s first ever football coach Thursday.

Davenport University announced Lou Esposito will be the university's first ever head football coach. (May 22, 2014)
Davenport University announced Lou Esposito will be the university’s first ever head football coach. (May 22, 2014)

This bring Davenport University one step closer to having a football team, but it will be a few seasons before the team starts playing.

Esposito was the defensive coordinator at Ferris State University before being named the Panther’s first football coach. He also spent time as the head coach at Saint Joseph’s in Michigan and as a defensive line coach at Western Michigan University.

Lou Esposito joined 24 Hour News 8 in studio, watch the interview above.

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