GAMEDAY College Football

Louisiana-Lafayette 49, Eastern Michigan 14

Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. - Ben Wooldridge and Chandler Fields combined for five touchdown passes as Louisiana scored all its points in the second half and rolled to a 49-14 victory over Eastern Michigan for its 15th straight win in the series.

The Ragin' Cajuns' quarterback duo completed 22 of 34 passes for 310 yards with scoring throws to five separate receivers. John Stephens Jr. led the group with three catches for 103 yards, including a go-ahead 36-yard touchdown catch from Wooldridge late in the third quarter.

Louisiana (2-0) put up 456 yards of offense, while holding Eastern Michigan (1-1) to 247.

Taylor Powell completed 25 of 42 passes for 244 yards with three interceptions for Eastern Michigan (1-1). Running back Samson Evans tossed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Jackson for the game's only score in the first half. Darius Boone Jr.'s 1-yard run tied it at 14 midway through the third quarter.

The Ragin' Cajuns outscored the Eagles 28-0 in the fourth quarter.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter EastMiUL-Laf
EastMi TD 8:29 Aaron Jackson 3 yd pass from Samson Evans (Jesus Gomez kick) 7 0
Second Quarter EastMiUL-Laf
EastMi TD 0:12 Tanner Knue 24 yd pass from Taylor Powell (Jesus Gomez kick) 14 0
Third Quarter EastMiUL-Laf
UL-Laf TD 12:41 Michael Jefferson 27 yd pass from Chandler Fields (Preston Stafford kick) 14 7
UL-Laf TD 9:14 Johnny Lumpkin 1 yd pass from Chandler Fields (Preston Stafford kick) 14 14
EastMi TD 7:00 Darius Boone Jr. 1 yd run (Jesus Gomez kick) 21 14
UL-Laf TD 3:59 John Stephens, Jr. 36 yd pass from Ben Wooldridge (Preston Stafford kick) 21 21
Fourth Quarter EastMiUL-Laf
UL-Laf TD 14:52 Chris Smith 20 yd run (Preston Stafford kick) 21 28
UL-Laf TD 11:15 Neal Johnson 19 yd pass from Chandler Fields (Preston Stafford kick) 21 35
UL-Laf TD 8:22 Pearse Migl 2 yd pass from Ben Wooldridge (Preston Stafford kick) 21 42
UL-Laf TD 1:47 Dre'lyn Washington 1 yd run (Preston Stafford kick) 21 49
Team Stats
  Eastern Michigan Louisiana
First downs 23 23
  Rushing 4 10
  Passing 13 11
  Penalty 6 2
3rd Down Efficiency 6-15, 40% 7-12, 58%
4th down efficiency 1-2, 50% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 23-43 35-144
Passing Yards 323 310
Return Yards 61 68
Completions-Attempts-Int 33-52-3 22-34-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 4--25 0-0
Punts 5 5
Punts-Average 44.8 45.6
Fumbles Lost 2-2 0-0
Penalties - Yards 10-85 12-115
Time of Possession 29:35 30:25
Eastern Michigan Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
T. Powell 32 51 320 1 3
S. Evans 1 1 3 1 0
Louisiana Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
B. Wooldridge 12 13 169 2 0
C. Fields 10 21 141 3 0
Eastern Michigan Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Jackson 6 43 7.2 0
S. Evans 10 19 1.9 0
A. Smith 1 4 4.0 0
D. Boone Jr. 1 1 1.0 1
T. Powell 5 -24 -4.8 0
Louisiana Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Washington 8 45 5.6 1
J. Kibodi 8 36 4.5 0
T. Williams 9 30 3.3 0
C. Smith 6 30 5.0 1
E. Rogers, Jr. 1 7 7.0 0
Eastern Michigan Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Knue 8 88 11.0 1
D. Lassiter 5 71 14.2 0
H. Beydoun 5 44 8.8 0
G. Oakes 4 41 10.3 0
S. Evans 5 27 5.4 0
Z. Westmoreland 1 21 21.0 0
J. Jackson 2 18 9.0 0
D. Drummond 2 10 5.0 0
A. Jackson 1 3 3.0 1
Louisiana Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Stephens, Jr. 3 103 34.3 1
M. Jefferson 5 80 16.0 1
N. Johnson 3 37 12.3 1
P. LeBlanc 3 32 10.7 0
J. Bernard 2 29 14.5 0
E. Rogers, Jr. 2 11 5.5 0
D. Fleming 1 9 9.0 0
R. Guidry 1 6 6.0 0
P. Migl 1 2 2.0 1
J. Lumpkin 1 1 1.0 1
Eastern Michigan Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Louisiana Interceptions
Player Int Yards
B. Bishop 1 2
J. Williams 1 0
K. Pedescleaux 1 0
Eastern Michigan Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Tomasek 5 224 44.8
Louisiana Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Byrns 5 228 45.6
Eastern Michigan Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
H. Beydoun 2 2 1.0
Louisiana Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
E. Garror 2 45 22.5
Eastern Michigan Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Jackson 4 59 14.8
Louisiana Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Smith 1 21 21.0
Eastern Michigan Missed FG
Player Length
Louisiana Missed FG
Player Length




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