The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 60 UL Lafayette.Previewing UL Lafayette’s Offense for 2014:Terrance Broadway has thrown for 5,261 yards and 36 scores in two...
Every year, there’s a new crop of rising stars in college football’s coaching ranks ready to make an appearance on the national stage. Alabama's Nick Saban, Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher are names familiar across the nation with any fanbase. However, what about the next wave of stars that could be at BCS jobs...
College football's bowl season got off to a high-flying start
last Saturday with Southern California making the biggest statement
- and pushing itself inside the top 15 of the UPS Team Performance
Index - among four opening-weekend matchups featuring no shortage
of offensive fireworks.
Tulane is back in postseason play for the first time since 2002, when Chris Scelfo guided the Green Wave to the Hawaii Bowl after a 7–5 regular season. This time around, Tulane will be playing its bowl game in its home stadium, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The players no doubt would have preferred to leave the city of New Orleans, but any bowl is a good bowl for a program that averaged 2.9...
Terrance Broadway tied a career-best with four touchdown passes
as Louisiana-Lafayette welcomed Texas St. to the Sun Belt
Conference with a 48-24 defeat Saturday night.
Elijah McGuire rushed for 137 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead
Louisiana-Lafayette over Nicholls State 70-7. The Ragin' Caguns
celebrated their 500th all-time win (500-523-34) in 113 seasons of
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...
Louisiana-Lafayette hardly resembles the downtrodden program
that coach Mark Hudspeth took over in 2011.
With games against Arkansas and Kansas State to open the 2013 season (and an excellent coach on the sidelines in Mark Hudspeth), UL Lafayette has a chance at a couple of high-profile upsets. And it certainly won’t hurt the Ragin’ Cajuns cause that the team unveiled some impressive uniforms for this year.These photo tweeted by Eric Narcisse (@TDANarcisse) showcase UL Lafayette’s...
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...