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By completing a pre-trial diversion program, more than a dozen Louisiana-Lafayette football players suspended from the team after felony theft arrests in late April could have felony arrest charges dropped.
The new format for the 2018 season was announced Tuesday at the Sun Belt's annual spring meeting and will break up the 10 teams into East and West Divisions.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
With their first pick in the sixth round, the Jets selected RB Elijah McGuire of Louisiana-Lafayette. They wanted come out of the draft with another back because depth is an issue beyond Bilal Powell and Matt Forte. He ran for 1,168 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He can catch a little bit and he has return ability. He had a foot injury that bears watching.
Louisiana-Lafayette has indefinitely suspended 13 football players facing charges of criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft.
McGuire named Offensive MVP of Shrine Game
Louisiana-Lafayette running back Eli McGuire scored the only touchdown of Saturday's East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla. His 18-yard scamper to start the fourth quarter broke a tie and gave the West team a 10-3 victory. Box score
Sun Belt rules the Group of 5
Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Troy and Idaho all earned victories to give the Sun Belt a 4-2 bowl record, the best among Group of 5 conferences.
Allenzae Staggers had 11 catches for 230 yards and a touchdown as Southern Miss defeated Louisiana Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
Allenzae Staggers set New Orleans Bowl records with 11 catches for 230 yards and also scored a touchdown to help Southern Mississippi beat Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 on Saturday night.