(Saturday, November 5th)
Final Score: Louisiana 36, U-L-M 35
Lafayette, LA (Sports Network) - Alonzo Harris' three-yard touchdown run with just over a minute remaining lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns to a 36-35 victory over the ULM Warhawks in a Sun Belt Conference bout at Cajun Field.
Blaine Gautier completed 30-of-47 passes for 355 yards and four touchdowns in the win for Louisiana (8-2, 6-1). Ladarius Green hauled in 13 passes for 136 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while Javone Lawson registered seven receptions for 110 yards and a score.
Kolton Browning threw for 258 yards and a touchdown to lead ULM (2-7, 1-4 SBC) in a losing effort, in addition to a 91-yard effort on the ground. Jyruss Edwards ran for 63 yards and scored three touchdowns as well for the Warhawks, while Brent Leonard caught seven passes for 79 yards.
ULM jumped out to a 7-0 lead early in the opening frame, as Browning broke a 62-yard run.
The Warhawks took a 14-0 lead late in the stanza following a four-yard Edwards run.
The Cajuns got on the board early in the second quarter with a 22-yard completion from Gautier to Green.
The Cajuns knotted things up midway through the stanza, as Gautier found Lawson with a 17-yard strike.
A 43-yard toss from Gautier to Green just minutes later earned the Cajuns a 21-14 lead, while a 41-yard Brett Baer field goal with seconds remaining gave ULL a 24-14 halftime advantage.
Edwards found the end zone following a five-yard scamper to pull ULM to within 24-21 early in the third quarter.
A 12-yard toss from Browning to Edwards early in the fourth quarter gave ULM a 28-24 lead.
Edwards gave the Warhawks a 35-24 lead late in the stanza after a three-yard run, but the Cajuns pulled to within 35-30 with just over two minutes remaining in the contest following a 16-yard completion from Gautier to Darryl Surgent.
The Cajuns recovered an onside kick attempt on the ensuing kickoff, giving themselves the ball at the ULM 39-yard line. Completions of 12 and 24 yards by Gautier got the Cajuns to the three-yard line, setting up Harris' game-winner.
11/05 21:58:54 ET