Two Louisiana teams begin the college football season tomorrow against Top 25 opponents. The 13th ranked Tigers will face 14th ranked Wisconsin at a neutral site in Houston. LSU Coach Les Miles says the plan is to play two quarterbacks, Brandon Harris and Anthony Jennings, but that could change depending how the game goes:
CUT 13 (10) “right there”
Louisiana Tech is also facing a Top 25 team as the Bulldogs will visit third ranked Oklahoma tomorrow night. And a big crowd is expected at the newly refurbished Cajun field for Saturday night’s game between UL Lafayette and the Southern Jaguars.
Last night ULM got a nice victory. The Warhawks beat Wake Forest 17-10 at JPS Field in Malone Stadium. ULM trailed at the half 10-0 before rallying for 17 unanswered points on Wake Forest in Monroe. The Warhawks next host Idaho on September 6th.
The defending the Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana Lions kickoff the 2014 season by hosting Jacksonville on Saturday night in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions are coming off an 11-and-3 season and their first playoff appearance on the F-C-S level. Coach Ron Roberts to get back to the playoffs they need to start the year with a victory:
CUT 16 (23) “the road”
The game kicks off tonight at 8pm.
The Saints lost their final preseason game last night to the Ravens by a score of 22-13. Quarterback Drew Brees did not play but backup Luke McCown completed all four of his passes. The Black and Gold begin the regular season next Sunday in Atlanta.