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Louisiana-Lafayette Defeats Arkansas State 28-27 - Recap

Chris Smith tore up the turf for 238 rushing yards on Thursday to lead the Ragin' Cajuns to a 28-27 win over the Red Wolves at Centennial Bank Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Ragin' Cajuns were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -18.0. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 70.0.

Chris Smith rushed for 238 yards, while Montrell Johnson added 150 yards in the win. Dontae Fleming and Peter LeBlanc added 47 and 34 receiving yards respectively.

Lincoln Pare rushed for 52 yards for Arkansas State, while Johnnie Lang Jr. added 45 yards. Layne Hatcher threw for 300 yards for the Red Wolves, while receivers Te'Vailance Hunt and Jeff Foreman had 83 and 64 yards respectively.

Arkansas State was outgained by Louisiana-Lafayette 546-413 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-22 by the Ragin' Cajuns.

Arkansas State lost the time of possession battle 32:47-27:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Louisiana-Lafayette heads into a 9 battle against Texas State. Arkansas State, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Alabama.