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...
(Eds: Updates.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Bret Bielema has had more than nine months to prepare for the first time he takes the field at Arkansas, his first game as a head coach anywhere other than Wisconsin.
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...
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Sun Belt teams for this season.
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Athlon's 2013 All-Sun Belt Team
QB Kolton Browning, ULM
RB Antonio Andrews, Western Kentucky
RB David Oku, Arkansas State
The start of the 2013 college football season is still a few months away. However, Athlon Sports is already counting down the teams for the upcoming year.
Alabama is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes expected to finish No. 2 nationally.
While there is always plenty of intrigue in filling out the top 25, No. 26-40 features a handful of...
The New Orleans Bowl features a matchup of two teams riding a wave of momentum to close out the regular season. East Carolina won five out of its last six games, with the only loss coming to Navy. The Pirates didn’t beat a team with a winning record during that span but recorded two victories by 20 or more points. The Ragin’ Cajuns won four out of their last five games and nearly upset Florida...