Louisiana-Lafayette Defeats South Alabama 52-30 - Recap
Louisiana-Lafayette's aerial attack produced 305 yards and the Ragin` Cajuns produced a 52-30 victory over South Alabama on Saturday at Cajun Field.
Louisiana-Lafayette won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 18-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Effrem Reed rushed for 81 yards, while Terrance Broadway added 65 yards in the win. Harry Peoples and Javone Lawson added 166 and 113 receiving yards respectively.
Julien Valentin rushed for 34 yards for South Alabama, while T.J. Glover added 19 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 360 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Wes Saxton and Greg Hollinger had 83 and 60 yards respectively.
Louisiana-Lafayette outgained South Alabama 538-414 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-21 by the Ragin` Cajuns.
The time of possession battle favored South Alabama as their offense was on the field for 30:12, longer than the 29:48 of their opponents.
Louisiana-Lafayette looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida Atlantic. South Alabama will aim to get back on the winning track at Hawaii.