UL’s Smith named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Return specialist Chris Smith earned his second Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week honor of the season following an electrifying performance in Louisiana Football’s 24-20 victory at UAB, the league office announced on Monday morning. Smith is the first Ragin’ Cajun to win the honor twice in the same season since Daniel Cadona did so in 2014 and one of seven to do so … Continue reading UL’s Smith named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

St. Thomas More star Bech receives offer from LSU

Already committed to Vanderbilt University for football, the offers just keep pouring in for St. Thomas More High’s Jack Bech. The senior receiver has his St. Thomas More (Lafayette, La) team sitting at 4-0 so far this season and just recently added defending national champion LSU to his list of latest offers. In 13 games as a junior last season, Bech accumulated 1,668 yards and … Continue reading St. Thomas More star Bech receives offer from LSU

Hurricane forces Mizzou at LSU game to be moved to Missouri

Press release from LSUSports.net: The Missouri at LSU football game scheduled for Saturday night in Baton Rouge has been moved to Columbia, Missouri, due to Hurricane Delta, it was announced Wednesday. The game will kick off at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday on an ESPN platform to be announced. “Due to the pending impact of Hurricane Delta on Louisiana and the surrounding area, it is … Continue reading Hurricane forces Mizzou at LSU game to be moved to Missouri

UL and Coastal Carolina to play Oct. 14

Press release from ragincajuns.com: The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics and Coastal Carolina, in collaboration with the Sun Belt Conference, have agreed to move the football game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, at Cajun Field to Wednesday, Oct. 14, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Delta. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN. Taking into consideration the possibility of damaged or unsafe … Continue reading UL and Coastal Carolina to play Oct. 14

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

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

LSU’s Chase to opt out of season

Rather than play LSU’s modified 2020 season, record-breaking receiver Ja’Marr Chase is set to opt out of his junior season and prepare for next year’s NFL Draft. LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase has opted out of the 2020 season, per @RossDellenger pic.twitter.com/YERIF3O9dH — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 30, 2020 The wideout reeled in 84 balls for 1,780 yards and 20 touchdowns for the undefeated national champion … Continue reading LSU’s Chase to opt out of season

LSU’s two additional conference football opponents announced

This afternoon, the SEC officially released the extra two conference opponents for each of the football teams for the upcoming modified 2020 regular season. The defending national champion Tigers have added a home showdown with Missouri and a road contest at Vanderbilt. LSU will host Missouri and travel to face Vanderbilt#GeauxTigers pic.twitter.com/absCqzGpDW — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) August 7, 2020 Continue reading LSU’s two additional conference football opponents announced

UL assistant football coach passes away

Sad news out of University of Louisiana at Lafayette, as UL assistant football coach D.J. Looney passed away Saturday morning. According to the Ragin’ Cajuns’ official athletics department Twitter account, the 31-year-old suffered a heart attack during a team workout. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics mourns the sudden loss of Louisiana Football assistant coach D.J. Looney, who passed away Saturday morning following a … Continue reading UL assistant football coach passes away