Felton Huggins is in his fifth season coaching the Panther receivers and now has added associate head coach and passing game coordinator. Huggins, a Zachary, La. native, played five seasons in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills.
In 2014, senior Griffin Roelle earned USA South All-Conference honors. He broke his own single-season record with 67 pass receptions and graduated as the Panthers' leading receiver with 126 receptions.
During the 2013 season, Panther receivers broke or tied all of the team's receiving records. Sophomore Marsalis Jackson was named the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Year after setting school records of 902 receiving yards and 12 touchdown receptions. Freshman Ervens Oge (713) and junior Griffin Roelle (675) also broke the previous season record for receiving yards in a season (450).
Huggins played collegiately at Southeastern Louisiana, where he was a three-year starter. He was the school's career leader in receptions (162) and receiving yards (2,350) when he finished his collegiate career. Huggins still holds school records for catches in a season (84) and receiving yards in a season (1,313). In addition, he is tied for the most catches in a game (13) and has the single game receiving yards record of 266. Huggins received third team All-America and All-Conference honors his junior and senior years.
Huggins has previously coached at Loranger High School in Loranger, La.