Mitchell’s OT game-winner leads No. 19 UL past Georgia State

Another week, another thrilling road win for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns football squad. Visiting Georgia State in Atlanta, No. 19 UL erased an early 14-0 deficit to pull away with a 34-31 overtime victory thanks to a game-winning touchdown run from Elijah Mitchell on Saturday. The Cajuns (2-0) used a 240-yard, three touchdown performance from the ground game to stun the … Continue reading Mitchell’s OT game-winner leads No. 19 UL past Georgia State

Former McNeese softball star Piancastelli talks Athletes Unlimited, Olympics & more

Erika Piancastelli has been busy since playing her final collegiate game in 2018. The former McNeese State University star catcher completed her collegiate career as a four-time First Team All-Southland Conference selection and still holds a slew of conference records. Born in Italy, Piancastelli moved to California as a child and would later find herself in Lake Charles, La. for college ball. It wasn’t long … Continue reading Former McNeese softball star Piancastelli talks Athletes Unlimited, Olympics & more

Burrow tosses for 316 yards, 3 TD in 35-30 Week 2 loss

Joe Burrow had a “Welcome to the NFL” moment Thursday night. Despite tossing for 316 yards and a trio of touchdowns on 37-of-61 passing, the Cincinnati Bengals fell to 0-2 on the season following a 35-30 loss to the division rival Cleveland Browns. The former LSU star quarterback, in just his second professional start, led the Bengals on scoring drives on each of the team’s … Continue reading Burrow tosses for 316 yards, 3 TD in 35-30 Week 2 loss

Cajuns shock No. 23 Iowa State in 31-14 upset

Press release from UL athletics: For the first time in program history, Louisiana Football defeated a ranked opponent on the road after it stunned No. 23 Iowa State, 31-14, on Saturday afternoon at Jack Trice Stadium.¬†Powered by stellar special teams performances and big plays in the second half, the Ragin’ Cajuns secured their first win over a ranked opponent since it defeated No. 25 Texas … Continue reading Cajuns shock No. 23 Iowa State in 31-14 upset

UL volleyball moves to 4-0 with sweep of South Alabama

Press release from UL athletics: Sparked by a season-high 21 kills from Hali Wisnoskie the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team swept South Alabama for the second straight day at Earl K. Long Gym. With the 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-17) victory the Ragin’ Cajuns moved to 4-0 on the young 2020 season. It’s the program’s best start since 2014. Wisnoskie willed Louisiana to a commanding 2-0 … Continue reading UL volleyball moves to 4-0 with sweep of South Alabama

Saints, Kamara reach agreement on five-year contract extension

Just one day before the 2020 season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement on a contract extension with running back Alvin Kamara. The agreement, first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, is worth $75 million over five years. Kamara, 25, is entering his fourth year in the pros after being selected by New Orleans in the third … Continue reading Saints, Kamara reach agreement on five-year contract extension

Rams sign former UL RB/returner Calais Jr.

It felt like just moments after being signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ practice squad, he was heading to a new city. But it appears the former University of Louisiana at Lafayette star running back Raymond Calais, Jr. has found his home for 2020. Calais, a 22-year-old Breax Bridge native, was selected by Tampa Bay in the seventh round of the NFL Draft this spring … Continue reading Rams sign former UL RB/returner Calais Jr.

Saints: Brees set to face Brady for 6th time

When the New Orleans Saints kick off the 2020 NFL season this Sunday, two future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks will take the field across from one another. The 41-year-old Drew Brees, entering his 15th season with the Saints and 20th overall, will be going head-to-head with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback Tom Brady. The 43-year-old Brady is also set to begin his 20th season … Continue reading Saints: Brees set to face Brady for 6th time