Cowboys vs Ragin` Cajuns Final: 61-34 - Recap
Brandon Weeden threw for 388 yards to lead the Cowboys over Louisiana-Lafayette 61-34 on Saturday in Week 1 action at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cowboys were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 38. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 62.5.
Joseph Randle rushed for 129 yards, while Desmond Roland added 61 yards in the win. Justin Blackmon and Tracy Moore added 144 and 112 receiving yards respectively.
Qyendarius Griffin rushed for 37 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Alonzo Harris added 30 yards. Blaine Gautier threw for 106 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Javone Lawson and Jacob Maxwell had 67 and 36 yards respectively.
Louisiana-Lafayette was outgained by Oklahoma State 666-320 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 31-19 by the Cowboys.
Louisiana-Lafayette led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:00/29:00 split in that important category.
Oklahoma State heads into a Week 2 battle against Arizona. Louisiana-Lafayette, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kent State.