2007 Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football team

The 2007 Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football team represented the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Ragin' Cajuns were led by sixth-year head coach Rickey Bustle and played their home games at Cajun Field. The Ragin' Cajuns finished the season with a record of 3–9 overall and 3–4 in Sun Belt Conference play.

2007 Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football
UL Lafayette Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2007 record3–9 (3–4 Sun Belt)
Head coachRickey Bustle (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorBlake Anderson (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorKevin Fouquier (1st season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumCajun Field
(Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Sun Belt Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Florida Atlantic +   6 1         8 5  
Troy +   6 1         8 4  
Middle Tennessee   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Monroe   4 3         6 6  
Arkansas State   3 4         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         3 9  
FIU   1 6         1 11  
North Texas   1 6         2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

PreseasonEdit

Award WatchlistEdit

Award Player Position Year
Lou Groza Award Drew Edminston PK JR

Sun Belt Media DayEdit

Preseason All-Conference TeamEdit

RosterEdit

2007 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 3 John Hundley So
WR 5 Jason Chery Jr
QB 6 Michael Desormeaux Jr
WR 7 Caleb Rubin Jr
QB 10 Connor Morel Sr
QB 11 Chris Masson   Fr
WR 15 Verlin Moore   Fr
QB 16 Brad McGuire   Fr
WR 17 Jordan Jackson Sr
WR 18 Derrick Smith Jr
WR 19 Marlin Miller   Fr
FB 22 Abdule Levier Sr
WR 23 Chad Fontenot Jr
WR 24 Phillip Nevels So
RB 31 Deon Wallace So
RB 32 Tyrell Fenroy Jr
RB 33 Julian Shankle   Fr
RB 40 Matt Dupre So
FB 45 Chancellor Roberson Jr
FB 46 Matt Desormeaux   Fr
T 51 Colin Windsor   Fr
T 55 Brad Bryant So
G 56 William Chance Sr
G 58 Junior Ramos Sr
C 60 Ian Burks   Fr
G 61 Bobby Fails Jr
T 62 Eric Benoit Jr
G 64 Jaron Odom   Fr
G 64 Ryan Plummer   Fr
T 66 Nasser Jamal   Fr
T 67 Jesse Newman Sr
T 68 Matthew Autrey   Fr
TE 68 Dusty Mack So
G 70 Zachary Leger Sr
G 72 Jordan Folse   Fr
T 73 Jonathan DeCoster   Fr
T 74 Kyle Plouhar   Fr
G 75 Brad Bustle So
T 76 Damian Jones Sr
G 77 Lanier Coleman Sr
T 78 Kyle Pirtle So
C 79 Chris Fisher So
WR 80 Darrius Duffy So
WR 81 Richie Falgout   Fr
WR 82 Ray Givens Sr
WR 83 Ryan Finney Jr
WR 84 Louis Lee So
WR 85 Luke Aubrey So
TE 86 Matt Ulm So
TE 87 Kevin Belton Sr
TE 88 Erik Jones Jr
WR 89 Lance Kelley   Fr
TE 90 Quent Evans Jr
TE 98 Keith Talamo Sr
WR Chad Fontenot Jr
RB Jarrell Grnat   Fr
WR Jawanza Mitchell   Fr
G Josh Robinson   Fr
WR Julian Shankle   Fr
FB Jonathan Thomas   Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 2 Jarrett Jones Sr
LB 4 Mark Risher Sr
FS 8 Lamar Morgan Sr
CB 13 Scooter Rogers Jr
SS 20 Derik Keyes Sr
CB 21 Torres Kingsby Sr
CB 23 Junior Jean So
CB 25 Frantz Accime   Fr
CB 26 Kyle Ward Sr
LB 27 Phillip Walker So
LB 29 Jonathon Vance Jr
FS 30 Gerren Blount So
CB 33 Justin Branden Jr
FS 34 Justin Lee Jr
CB 35 Calvin Moore So
FS 36 Maurice Rolle   Fr
CB 37 Orkeys Auriene   Fr
SS 38 Daylon McCoy   Fr
LB 41 Antwyne Zanders Jr
LB 43 Brenton Burkhalter Jr
DE 44 Greg Hathorn Sr
LB 47 Grant Fleming   Fr
DE 50 Jeremy Cook   Fr
LB 52 Tre' Green Sr
LB 53 Jezreel Washington So
LB 57 Fred Davis   Fr
DT 59 Jermaine Rogers   Fr
DT 69 Norris Gray So
DT 71 Jordan Hanby   Fr
DE 90 Rodney Hardeway Sr
DT 91 Sharrick Moore   Fr
DE 92 Chris Johnson   Fr
DE 93 Hall Davis So
DT 94 Korey Raymond Sr
DT 95 LaQuincy Williams So
DE 96 Chris Lanaux So
DE 97 Terrell Richardson   Fr
DT 99 Seth Adams Jr
FS Fabian Adams   Fr
LB Richard Brooks   Fr
DE Kyle Cox   Fr
LB Renaldo Delcambre Jr
LB Nate Douglas   Fr
LB Trae Fitzgerald   Fr
CB Ross Goodlett   Fr
LB Matt Lafeaux   Fr
LB Geoffrey McCullough So
LB Blake Ramsey So
SS Michael Shultz Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 35 Spencer Ortego   Fr
K 48 Drew Edminston Jr
P 49 Tyler Albrecht   Fr
LS 54 Scott Hayes So
K Josh Ardoin   Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: February 7, 2019

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 PMat South Carolina*PPVL 14–2878,234
September 86:00 PMOhio*L 23–3122,186
September 156:00 PMMcNeese State*
L 17–3833,828
September 226:00 PMTroy
  • Cajun Field
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
ESPN+L 31–4814,091
September 295:00 PMat UCF*L 19–3742,646
October 66:00 PMNorth Texas
  • Cajun Field
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
W 38–299,464
October 136:00 PMat Arkansas StateL 21–5218,242
October 204:00 PMFlorida Atlantic 
  • Cajun Field
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
CSSL 32–39 OT12,290
November 33:00 PMat No. 24 Tennessee*L 7–5996,197
November 102:30 PMat Middle TennesseeW 34–2419,227
November 176:00 PMat FIUW 38–285,734
November 246:00 PMLouisiana–Monroe
L 11–178,045
  • Source: RaginCajuns.com: 2007 football schedule[1]

Game summariesEdit

@ South CarolinaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0-1 2003 SC, 14-7
Louisiana-Lafayette at South Carolina – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 7 7 0014
Gamecocks 14 7 7028

at Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC

  • Date: September 1
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 85 °F (29 °C); partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 78,234
  • Referee: Ken Williamson
  • TV: PPV
  • [1] [2] [3]
Game information

OhioEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Ohio at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bobcats 7 3 71431
Ragin' Cajuns 6 14 3023

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: September 8
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 22,186
  • [4] [5]
Game information

McNeese StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
15-19-2 1986 USL, 33-13
McNeese State at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Cowboys 3 21 7738
Ragin' Cajuns 7 10 0017

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: September 15
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 33,828
  • [6] [7]
Game information

TroyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
7-3 2006 ULL, 42-28
Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Trojans 28 0 61448
Ragin' Cajuns 17 0 7731

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: September 22
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 14,091
  • [8] [9]
Game information

@ UCFEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0-3 2005 UCF, 24-21
Louisiana-Lafayette at UCF – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 3 3 7619
Knights 10 20 7037

at Bright House Networks Stadium, Orlando, FL

  • Date: September 29
  • Game time: 5:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 78 °F (26 °C); cloudy
  • Game attendance: 42,646
  • Referee: Matt Leoffler
  • [10] [11] [12]
Game information

North TexasEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
3-8 2006 UNT, 16-7
North Texas at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Mean Green 0 12 71029
Ragin' Cajuns 7 7 141038

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: October 6
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 9,464
  • [13] [14]
Game information

@ Arkansas StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
18-15-1 2006 ULL, 28-13
Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 7 14 01031
Indians 7 24 14752

at ASU Stadium, Jonesboro, AR

  • Date: October 13
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 76 °F (24 °C); clear
  • Game attendance: 18,242
  • Referee: Ken Williamson
  • [15] [16] [17]
Game information

Florida AtlanticEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1-1 2006 ULL, 6-0
Florida Atlantic at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Owls 10 0 717741
Ragin' Cajuns 0 9 914032

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: October 20
  • Game time: 4:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 82 °F (28 °C); clear
  • Game attendance: 12,290
  • Referee: Rick Doan
  • [18] [19] [20]
Game information

@ TennesseeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0-1 1992 TENN, 38-3
Louisiana-Lafayette at Tennessee – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 0 0 707
No. 24 Volunteers 3 21 211459

at Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, TN

  • Date: November 3
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 64 °F (18 °C); clear
  • Game attendance: 96,197
  • Referee: Jeff Roberson
  • [21] [22] [23]
Game information

@ Middle TennesseeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
4-4 2006 MTSU, 34-20
Louisiana-Lafayette at Middle Tennessee – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 0 14 71334
Blue Raiders 7 14 3024

at Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium, Murfreesboro, TN

  • Date: November 10
  • Game time: 2:30 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 58 °F (14 °C); partly sunny
  • Game attendance: 19,227
  • Referee: Perry Havener
  • [24] [25]
Game information

@ Florida InternationalEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
4-0 2006 ULL, 17-7
Louisiana-Lafayette at Florida International – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ragin' Cajuns 14 14 7338
Golden Panthers 14 7 0728

at Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL

  • Date: November 17
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 71 °F (22 °C); partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 5,734
  • Referee: Rick Doan
  • [26] [27] [28]
Game information

Louisiana-MonroeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
20-22 2006 ULM, 39-20
Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Warhawks 7 0 7317
Ragin' Cajuns 0 3 8011

at Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA

  • Date: November 24
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 47 °F (8 °C); rain showers
  • Game attendance: 8,045
  • Referee: Rick Doan
  • [29] [30] [31]
Game information

PostseasonEdit

All–Conference TeamEdit

Post-Season AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2007 Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football schedule". University of Louisiana–Lafayette Department of Athletics. Retrieved June 17, 2013.