Louisiana officially announced today that Rickey Bustle has been terminated as Ragin' Cajuns football coach.
At a press conference today, Athletics Director David Walker said the University would pay the $100,000 buyout on Bustle's contract.
Walker said the decision was made based on the won-loss record. Walker praised Bustle and his staff for doing things "the right way." Players have done better in the classsroom than at any other time in the program's history. Walker said that Bustle ran his program with "honesty and integrity."
Walker said it was the toughest decision he has had to make in five years as Athletics Director.