6:45 LRN Sportscast August 31

The Saints finished the preseason with a 28-0 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Wide receiver Cam Meredith had two big catches, a 56-yard completion from Taysom Hill to set up a four-yard touchdown run by Boston Scott. Meredith also had a 16-yard touchdown catch, which was thrown by Hill.

After the game, new back-up quarterback Teddy Bridgewater spoke to reporters about being a Saint…
cut 30 (19) “…I can be”
Bridgewater is in New Orleans on a one-year contract and the former Vikings starting Q-B says it’s too early to say whether his stay in the Big Easy will last more than one season.

Caleb Evans 11-yard touchdown run with 37 seconds left gave ULM a 34-31 win over Southeastern Louisiana in a wild game in Monroe last night. The Lions attempted to tie the contest in the final seconds, but Jonathan Tatum’s 37-yard field goal was blocked. Evans threw for 346 yards and two touchdowns.

Tualne lost in overtime to Wake Forest 23-17. Texas A-and-M won easily over Northwestern State 59-7.

Tomorrow, Louisiana Tech opens its season at South Alabama. South Al has a new coach. Steve Campbell takes over the Jaguars after leading Central Arkansas to a Southland Conference Championship last season. Holtz says it’s not easy to prepare for a team who has a new coach, so they anticipate making some mid-game adjustments…
cut 18 (19) “…attack it”
Kick off is at 6:30.