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2017 NFL Draft Profile: Otha Peters, UL-Lafayette

An All-Sun Belt linebacker looks to make the jump to the next level. Otha Peters - Linebacker - UL-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns Height: 6’0” Weight: 238 40 Yard Dash (NFL Draft Scout): 4.78 20 Yard Dash: 2.75 10 Yard Dash: 1.67 Bench Reps: 23 Vertical Jump: 31” Broad Jump: 9’02” 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.26 3-Cone Drill: 7.09 Backstory Peters began his career at Arkansas and...
Via Underdog Dynasty
7 days ago

2017 Draft Profile: Elijah McGuire, Ragin’ Cajuns

The all-purpose yards and touchdown leader for the Ragin’ Cajuns looks to translate his abilities into NFL success. Elijah McGuire - Running Back - Louisiana-Lafayette Height: 5’10” Weight: 214 pounds Vertical jump: 36.0” Broad jump: 10’0” 40 yard dash: 4.53 seconds Bench press: 15 reps *All numbers are from the NFL Combine Elijah McGuire played a central role for...
Via Underdog Dynasty
21 days ago

Wright scores 24, Ragin' Cajuns advance in Sun Belt tourney

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Jay Wright scored 24 points and seventh-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette eliminated 10th-seeded and defending tournament champ Little Rock 78-71 on Wednesday in an opening-round game at the Sun Belt Tournament. Justin Miller made two free throws in the opening seconds of the second half and the Ragin' Cajuns (21-11) held on from there despite going without a field goal...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Jay Wright leads Louisiana-Lafayette to 92-72 win

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Jay Wright was 7 of 13 from the floor and made 12 of 13 free throws to total 28 points as Louisiana-Lafayette ran away from McNeese State 92-72 on Saturday. Frank Bartley IV had 21 points and Bryce Washington added 10 and grabbed 15 rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (6-2), which has won six straight. Johnathan Stove chipped in 20 points. The teams were close...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Louisiana-Lafayette Strength Coach Puts Team Through One Of The Most Bizarre Workouts You’ll Ever See

We’ve seen some pretty intense summer workouts from various college football programs already this off-season, but this one from Louisiana-Lafayette has to be the strangest. A Ragin’ Cajun strength coach posted video of a number of players doing squat holds against a wall, with 45 pound weights on their laps, while a coach walked over them like a human bridge. You need to watch...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jay Wright says he plans to stay at Villanova

Despite rumors that Jay Wright has emerged as the top choice to become the head coach of the Phoenix Suns, he says he doesn’t intend to leave Villanova but didn’t completely rule out the possibility of going to the NBA. “I can say right now that in my mind I plan to stay at Villanova,” Wright said Friday in an exclusive interview with ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil. “But...
Via The Sports Daily
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova blows out Oklahoma, head coach Wright feels bad for Sooners

Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats blew the doors of Oklahoma in one of the most impressive Final Four victories in history, but the coach still had empathy for his opponent. “That was just one of those nights,” Wright said of his team’s hot shooting in an interview with TBS’ Tracy Wolfson after the game. “I feel bad for Oklahoma; we’ve all had those nights. They’ve...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette vacates 22 games, including 2 bowls

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) The Louisiana-Lafayette football program has determined it must vacate 22 victories between 2011 and 2014, including two bowl victories, in order to comply with a recent NCAA ruling regarding recruiting violations by a former assistant coach. The NCAA ruled in January that it largely accepted Louisiana-Lafayette's self-imposed sanctions stemming from an investigation...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Pepperdine beats Louisiana-Lafayette 79-59

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) Jett Raines scored 21 on 8-of-11 shooting, Stacy Davis added 17 points and 12 rebounds and Pepperdine beat Louisiana-Lafayette 79-59 on Friday night. Davis hit a 3-ponter with 12:31 left that capped a 12-0 run and gave Pepperdine a 57-41 lead. The Waves (7-4) maintained a double-digit edge the rest of the way to win their fifth straight heading into a West...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Quarterback Brooks Haack leaving Ragin’ Cajuns football

For Brooks Haack, the time is now. He’s 23, facing his last year of eligibility as a fifth-year senior. He was also replaced after eight games, by the team’s third-string quarterback Jordan Davis. For most college athletes, the pros are not a reality. Your “pro” experience, is four or five years with a program. Your pay: memories that last a lifetime. Haack and the 4-8 Cajuns...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Alford scores 27, No. 22 UCLA tops Louisiana-Lafayette 89-80

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bryce Alford scored a season-high 27 points for No. 22 UCLA as the short-handed Bruins posted their fifth consecutive victory, holding off Louisiana-Lafayette 89-80 Tuesday night. UCLA (8-3) played minus starting center Thomas Welsh, out with a stomach virus, and reserve Prince Ali, who bruised his left knee against Gonzaga on Saturday night. Tony Parker and...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ragin’ Cajuns lose WR Jared Johnson for 2015 season

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns lost a big part of their receiving for the 2015 season. The team lost wide receiver Jared Johnson after he tore a tendon in his left knee during fall training camp. According to College Football Talk, Johnson, who was listed as the number two receiver on the depth chart, was injured during a practice on Saturday this past weekend. Head coach...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisiana-Lafayette’s James Butler made a fantastic one-handed diving catch

It’s Monday, and we are still catching up on all of the bowl games from this weekend. Check out this fantastic catch by Louisiana-Lafayette’s James Butler in the Ragin Cajuns 16-3 win over Nevada….
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: UL-Lafayette’s James Butler Had One Of The Best Catches We’ve Seen This Year

The bowl season just started, but it’s hard to imagine that someone will have a catch that is better than the one we saw earlier today by UL-Lafayette’s James Butler. Ragin’ Cajuns QB Terrance Broadway dropped back, looked for Butler, and appeared to throw the ball just wide of his 6-foot-3 receiver. However, Butler laid out and reeled the ball in with his left hand. It is...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

There is one spot for the teams that aren’t in the Big 5 conferences to make a nationally relevant bowl game. Jerry Palm has it as the Peach Bowl, Phil Steele has it as the Fiesta Bowl. The game itself is up in the air, but there is one fact that doesn’t change: There is only one spot. None of the preseason top 25 teams according to the USA Today media poll were from one of the...
Via The Student Section
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ragin Cajuns Baseball Fans Make LSU Tigers Fans Wear Louisiana-Lafayette Gear

Instead of giving fans of a state rival the business, a group of Ragin Cajuns baseball fans decided to kill them with kindness. A couple of Louisiana-Lafayette fans made their way up the stadium stairs and hand delivered UL gear to two fans in the stands that were wearing LSU shirts. We have to give both [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post [Video] Ragin Cajuns...
Via No Coast Bias
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Leaves Louisiana-Lafayette For NBA Draft

Elfrid Payton is leaving Louisiana-Lafayette for the 2014 NBA Draft after his junior season. Payton could become a late first round pick. Payton developed from a lightly recruited point guard out of Louisiana to one of the top floor leaders in the country. Several NBA executives told ESPN.com that Payton is likely to be selected somewhere in the 25 to 40 range.
Via RealGM
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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