LAKE CHARLES — Lance Guidry, an All-Southland Conference defensive back for McNeese State in the early 1990s, was named the school’s 15th head coach Wednesday.

Guidry , whose contract is pending approval by the Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, has been the Cowboys defensive coordinator and assistant head coach. He replaces Matt Viator, who left to become the head coach at Louisiana-Monroe.

Southeastern’s Miller named AP All-American: Southeastern Louisiana senior defensive back Harlan Miller earned All-America honors, as he was named a part of The Associated Press FCS All-America second team Wednesday.

The cornerback was named to the STATS FCS All-America second team Tuesday.