Sun Belt foes match up when the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-0) and the Old Dominion Monarchs (0-1) square off on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at S.B. Ballard Stadium.
The matchup featuring the Ragin’ Cajuns and Monarchs will be airing on ESPN+.
When is Louisiana vs. Old Dominion and when does it start?
This matchup between the Ragin’ Cajuns and Monarchs will happen on Saturday, September 9, 2023. You can expect the kickoff at 6:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Louisiana vs. Old Dominion
The Ragin’ Cajuns and Monarchs will hit the gridiron at S.B. Ballard Stadium for this matchup on September 9, and if you want to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ESPN+.
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Louisiana Stats & Insights
The Ragin’ Cajuns faced the Northwestern State Demons in their most recent outing, winning 38-13.
Louisiana ranks 55th in total offense this season (429.0 yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 429.0 yards allowed per game.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Ragin’ Cajuns have been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 15th-best by allowing just 110.0 passing yards per game. They rank 73rd on offense (223.0 passing yards per game).
Louisiana is totaling 206.0 rushing yards per game on offense this season (38th in the FBS), and is allowing 77.0 rushing yards per game (31st) on the other side of the ball.
The Ragin’ Cajuns are averaging 38.0 points per game offensively this season (42nd in the FBS), and they are surrendering 13.0 points per game (33rd) on the other side of the ball.
Old Dominion Stats & Insights
The Ragin’ Cajuns head into the matchup after winning 38-13 over the Northwestern State Demons in their last game on September 2.
Old Dominion ranks 105th with 295.0 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 86th with 368.0 total yards surrendered per game on defense.
The Monarchs’ passing game has been struggling, ranking fifth-worst in the FBS with 94.0 passing yards per game. They have been more productive defensively, surrendering 259.0 passing yards per contest (96th-ranked).
Old Dominion is accumulating 201.0 rushing yards per game on offense this season (41st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 109.0 rushing yards per contest (59th-ranked) on defense.
In terms of points scored the Monarchs rank 101st in the FBS (17.0 points per game), and they are 105th defensively (36.0 points allowed per contest).
Louisiana Key Players to Watch
Ben Wooldridge has thrown for 223 yards (223.0 ypg) to lead Louisiana, completing 43.8% of his passes and tossing three touchdown passes and one interception this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 29 rushing yards (29.0 ypg) on six carries with one rushing touchdown.
Dre’Lyn Washington has carried the ball eight times for a team-high 88 yards (88.0 per game), with one touchdown this year.
This season Jacob Kibodi has piled up nine carries for 49 yards (49.0 per game).
Peter Leblanc’s team-leading 58 receiving yards (58.0 yards per game) have come on two receptions with one touchdown.
Terrance Carter has racked up 42 receiving yards (42.0 yards per game), reeling in two passes this year.
Neal Johnson’s three receptions have yielded 38 yards (38.0 ypg).
Old Dominion Key Players to Watch
Grant Wilson has thrown for 94 yards (94.0 ypg) to lead Old Dominion, completing 52% of his passes and collecting two touchdown passes and one interception this season. He’s also run for 81 yards (81.0 ypg) on 19 carries.
This season Keshawn Wicks has piled up 73 yards (73.0 per game) on 14 carries.
Obasanjo Sanni’s 18 receiving yards (18.0 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected two receptions.
Isiah Paige has racked up 17 receiving yards (17.0 yards per game), hauling in two passes this year.
Dominic Dutton’s one catch this season have resulted in 16 yards (16.0 ypg) and one touchdown.