Andre Nunez threw for 232 yards and a touchdown in his first start for Louisiana, and the Ragin' Cajuns beat Texas State 24-7 on Thursday night.
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Andre Nunez hooked up with Ja'Marcus Bradley for a 45-yard touchdown early in the third quarter and the Louisiana defense stopped Idaho on downs at the 30 with 1:47 to play to preserve a 21-16 win on Saturday.
Texas A&M needed a second-half comeback to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 45-21 on Saturday at Kyle Field.
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Texas A&M freshman QB Kellen Mond will start Saturday's game against Louisiana, according to Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin. Jake Hubenak didn't practice on Friday because of a shoulder injury, but will try to go through warm-ups. The Aggies lost QB Nick Starkel to a broken ankle earlier this season.
D'Angelo Brewer rushed for a career-high 262 yards and three of Tulsa's eight rushing touchdowns to help the Golden Hurricane defeat Louisiana 66-42 Saturday night.
Joe Dillon returned a fumbled 2-point conversion attempt 98 yards into the end zone with 42 seconds left to cap Louisiana-Lafayette's wild, 51-48 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
By completing a pre-trial diversion program, more than a dozen Louisiana-Lafayette football players suspended from the team after felony theft arrests in late April could have felony arrest charges dropped.
The new format for the 2018 season was announced Tuesday at the Sun Belt's annual spring meeting and will break up the 10 teams into East and West Divisions.