LAFAYETTE, La. -- Elijah McGuire rushed for 137 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead Louisiana-Lafayette over Nicholls State 70-7. The Ragin' Caguns celebrated their 500th all-time win (500-523-34) in 113 seasons of organized football.
Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2) set a modern-day school record for points, an all-time school record for rushing touchdowns (8), and tied their all-time mark for total touchdowns (10).
Nicholls State (1-2) was simply overmatched by the Ragin' Caguns ground game. Louisiana-Lafayette rolled up 456 yards rushing and had five backs score rushing touchdowns in the rout.
The Caguns scored touchdowns on nine of their first 10 possessions. Alonzo Harris busted a 65-yard run to start the touchdown parade and they never slowed down. Louisiana also benefited from a 58-yard interception return for a touchdown by Justin Anderson.
No conference approached the SEC's recruiting haul in the secondary, which is loaded with four-star prospects, many of whom will play immediately.
After losing their elite QB and his top targets, the Golden Bears' offense will need time to adjust.
It should come as no surprise that Clemson led the ACC with eight players invited to the NFL combine later this month in Indianapolis.
Ohio State will send a contingent of 14 to Indianapolis, double the total of any other Big Ten team.
South Florida coach Willie Taggart will add former NFL quarterback Shaun King to his coaching staff, according to a source, as co-offensive coordinator Danny Hope resigned.
Myles Gaskin and the Huskies offense took off at the end of 2015, and with most of the starting O-line back, the good times should continue for Gaskin.
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