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2018 Schedule
5-7, 5th in Sun Belt

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: Louisiana is hiring Southeastern Louisiana coach Ron Roberts as defensive coordinator. Roberts, who has been a head coach since 2007, is a respected defensive mind who has mentored Dave Aranda, among others.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Talk about a quick turnaround. With Billy Napier introduced as head coach at Louisiana yesterday, that makes four head coaches to come from Alabama's 2015 staff. Napier is joined by Mario Cristobal at Oregon, Kirby Smart at Georgia and Lane Kiffin at FAU. Nick Saban's coaching tree keeps growing.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Mississippi State is hiring Mark Hudspeth as tight ends coach. Hudspeth spent the last seven seasons as Louisiana-Lafayette's head coach before being let go Sunday. He coached Mississippi State's wide receivers in 2009-10. Football Scoop first reported the hire.

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Louisiana-Lafayette fires coach Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafayette fired coach Mark Hudspeth on Sunday, one day after a season-ending 63-14 loss at Appalachian State that prevented the Cajuns from becoming bowl eligible.

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Appalachian State's Hennigan makes 4th TD grab of the game (0:17)
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Werts scrambles and jukes into end zone for Eagles TD (0:44)
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Louisiana's Huntley streaks for 97-yard kick return TD (1:13)
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Brown has record day vs. Louisiana (1:13)
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Rapid Fire: Week 11 questions (2:43)
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Freshman QB Levi Lewis leads the Rajun Cajun's to a 19-14 victory (2:26)
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Louisiana Lafayette's Lewis hits Jacquet for a 54-yard TD (0:43)
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Louisiana pads lead with TD (0:32)
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Louisiana holds off Idaho 21-16

Andre Nunez hooked up with Ja'Marcus Bradley for a 45-yard touchdown early in the third quarter and the Louisiana defense stopped Idaho on downs at the 30 with 1:47 to play to preserve a 21-16 win on Saturday.