Latest Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football News

Lewis leads No. 16 ULL to 36-21 N.O. Bowl win over Marshall

Dec. 19, 2021 02:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette senior quarterback Levi Lewis turned in one last memorable performance to help new Ragin' Cajuns head coach Michael Desormeaux get off to a winning start. Lewis passed for 270 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another 74 yards, and No. 16...

No. 16 La-Lafayette, Marshall meet in New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 17, 2021 17:26 PM EST

New Orleans Bowl: No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette (12-1, No. 23 CFP) vs. Marshall (7-5), Saturday, 9:15 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 4, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE ...

Napier's Florida staff starts taking shape with Toney, Hocke

Dec. 06, 2021 18:41 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida coach Billy Napier's staff is starting to take shape. Napier hired four assistants who spent the last four years with him at Louisiana-Lafayette, including Patrick Toney as the team's co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach and Mark Hocke as...

No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette vs Marshall in New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 17:23 PM EST

No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette (12-1, Sun Belt; No. 24 CFP) vs. Marshall (7-5, Conference USA), Dec. 18, 9:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Louisiana-Lafayette: QB Levi Lewis, 2,647 yards passing, 19 touchdowns. ...

No. 20 La.-Lafayette tops App St. 24-16 for Sun Belt title

Dec. 04, 2021 22:25 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Billy Napier took his time walking off of Cajun field, soaking in the celebration of a league championship, and at times wiping his eyes, after his final game as coach at Louisiana-Lafayette before he takes over the Florida Gators. Levi Lewis...

No. 20 ULL seeks 1st Sun Belt title game triumph vs App St.

Dec. 02, 2021 18:28 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — For Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier, there was never a thought of starting his next job at Florida before he'd coached the No. 20 Ragin' Cajuns in the Sun Belt Conference championship game. This is the third time in four years since Napier...

No. 20 ULL, Appalachian State await 3rd Sun Belt title clash

Dec. 02, 2021 17:16 PM EST

Appalachian State (10-2, 7-1 Sun Belt) at No. 20 Louisiana-Lafayette (11-1, 8-0, No. 24 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Appalachian State by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Appalachian State leads 8-2. ...

Florida hires La-Lafayette coach Napier to replace Mullen

Nov. 28, 2021 18:58 PM EST

Florida went back to Nick Saban's coaching tree in hopes of finding its next great coach. The Gators hired Louisiana-Lafayette’s Billy Napier on Sunday, ending a quick process that landed them their top target a week after firing Dan Mullen. The...

AP source says Florida is hiring Louisiana-Lafayette's Billy Napier to be its next head football coach

Nov. 28, 2021 13:52 PM EST
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — AP source says Florida is hiring Louisiana-Lafayette's Billy Napier to be its next head football coach.

No. 23 ULL beats Warhawks to go unbeaten in Sun Belt play

Nov. 27, 2021 20:41 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Emani Bailey scored on a 2-yard run to give No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette a double-digit lead in the third quarter, and the Ragin’ Cajuns held off Louisiana-Monroe for a 21-16 victory Saturday. The Ragin’ Cajuns (11-1, 8-0) won their school-record...