6:45 LRN Sportscast

Two Super Bowl contenders meet in the Superdome on Sunday night as the Cowboys visit the Saints. Dallas is 3-and-0 and Louisiana native and Q-B Dak Prescott has thrown nine touchdown passes. New Orleans linebacker DeMario Davis says Prescott is not an easy quarterback to defend…
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The Saints also have to contend with Cowboys superstar running back Ezekial Elliot. It’s been since 2017 since the Black and Gold have allowed an opposing running back to rush for over 100 yards. Kick-off Sunday is at 7:20.

Also in the NFC South this weekend. Carolina is at Houston, Tampa Bay visits the Rams and Atlanta hosts the Titans.

The Ragin Cajuns and ULM begin play in the Sun Belt this Saturday. The Cajuns are at Georgia Southern. While the Warhawks host South Alabama.

In the Southland…McNeese hosts Sam Houston in a battle of two and two teams.

Northwestern State hopes to break into the win column on Saturday night when they host Southeastern Louisiana. The Demons dropped their Southland opener last week in a 48-21 loss to Houston Baptist. Second-year head coach Brad Laird says even though they didn’t get a win last week, they did some things well…
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The Lions are ranked 19th in one F-C-S poll and 22nd in another. S-L-U is 2-and-1.

Nicholls is at Texas State in a nonconference contest. Louisiana Tech is also in the Lone Star state for a Conference USA tilt against winless Rice. ‘

In the SWAC, Grambling looks for its first win at Prarie View in a game played in Dallas and Southern visits Arkansas Pine Bluff. Jaguars Coach Dawson Odums says he would like to get the run game going.