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La-Lafayette faces Nevada in New Orleans Bowl


NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana-Lafayette will face Nevada in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Dec. 20 at the Superdome.

The Ragin' Cajuns will return to New Orleans for the fourth straight year. They have won in all three previous seasons, beating Tulane, East Carolina and San Diego State. This year they will face Nevada (7-5), which finished 4-4 in the Mountain West Conference.

Louisiana-Lafayette has an 8-4 record, including 7-1 in the Sun Belt Conference.

The Ragin' Cajuns are led by senior quarterback Terrance Broadway, a three-year starter who was the New Orleans Bowl MVP in 2012. Nevada will counter with senior quarterback Cody Fajardo, who has thrown for 2,374 yards and run for 997 more.

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