Nicholls State at UL Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette routs Nicholls State 70-7


LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 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.

The Colonels' lone score came toward the end of the first half as Tuskani Figaro hit Demon Bolt for a 36-yard touchdown strike.

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Scoring Summary
LALAFAlonzo Harris 65 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFTerrance Broadway 24 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFTorrey Pierce 7 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFJustin Anderson 58 yd interception return (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFTorrey Pierce 2 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFElijah McGuire 4 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFElijah McGuire 11 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
NICHSTDemon Bolt 36 yd pass from Tuskani Figaro (Andrew Dolan kick)
LALAFJamal Robinson 25 yd pass from Terrance Broadway (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFElijah McGuire 42 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
LALAFMontrel Carter 1 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1828
Third Down Efficiency7-175-8
Fourth Down Efficiency0-20-0
Plays-Net Yards73-30569-620
Passing Yds164164
Kick Return Yds8134
Punt Return Yds00
Time of Poss.30:3729:23
Individual Stats
NICHST: Tuskani Figaro 9-40, Marcus Washington 7-37, Beaux Hebert 8-36, Stephen Richmond 2-14, Dalton Hilliard 5-13, Reggie Wilson 1-2, Team 1--1
LALAF: Elijah McGuire 9-137, Alonzo Harris 2-75, Torrey Pierce 12-74, Montrel Carter 8-64, Terrance Broadway 5-42, Marcus Jackson 9-27, Effrem Reed 3-18, Devin Scott 1-11, Darryl Surgent 2-7, D'Shaie Landor 1-2, Team 1--1
NICHST: Beaux Hebert 5-17-56-1, Tuskani Figaro 5-11-77-1, Dash Duncan 5-11-31-0, Team 0-1-0-0
LALAF: Terrance Broadway 10-13-149-1, Brooks Haack 2-2-10-0, D'Shaie Landor 1-1-5-0
NICHST: Xavier Marcus 3-54, Reggie Wilson 3-11, Demon Bolt 2-53, Marcus Washington 2-21, Nick Scelfo 1-12, Josh Hanberry 1-7, Brad Nelson 1-6, Carey Fortson 1-5, Dalton Hilliard 1--5
LALAF: Darryl Surgent 3-20, Lance Pace 2-10, Devin Scott 1-37, Jamal Robinson 1-25, James Butler 1-21, Jacob Maxwell 1-15, Elijah McGuire 1-14, Jared Johnson 1-9, Effrem Reed 1-8, Adam Savoie 1-5

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