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From the Bird’s Nest: Middle Tennessee – Lots of Questions

(This is the ninth in a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 opponents.  Today:  Middle Tennessee)

MIDDLE TENNESSEE BLUE RAIDERS

Location:  Murfreesboro, TN

Stadium:  Johnny "Red" Floyd (30,788)

2010 Record:  6-7 (5-3 SBC)

Coach:  Rick Stockstill

Record 33-30 (6th season)

Last meeting with Louisiana: 2010  Middle Tennessee 34, Louisiana 14

 

It wasn't supposed to turn out that way.

Last year, Middle Tennessee was coming off a ten win season a

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From the Bird’s Nest: WKU – Movin’ on Up

(This is the eighth in a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 football opponents.  Today: Western Kentucky

WESTERN KENTUCKY HILLTOPPERS

Location:  Bowling Green Ky.

Stadium:  Houchens Industries L. T. Smith Stadium (22,1

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From the Bird’s Nest: North Texas – New Stadium, New Coach

(This is the seventh of a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 opponents.  Today:  North Texas)

NORTH TEXAS MEAN GREEN

Location:  Denton, Texas

Stadium:  Apogee Stadium (30. 850)

2010 Record: 3-9 (3-5 SBC)

Coach:  Dan McCarney

Record:  0-0 (First Season)

Overall Record 56-85 (13th season)

Last meeting with Louisiana:  2010 Louisiana 28, North Texas 27

There's a lot of excitement at the University of North Texas

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From the Bird’s Nest: Death. Taxes. Troy.

(This is the sixth in a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 opponents.  Today:  Troy)

TROY TROJANS

Location:  Troy, Alabama

Stadium:  Larry Blakeney Field at Veterans' Memorial Stadium (30,000)

2010 Record: 8-5 (6-2 SBC)

Coach:  Larry Blakeney

Record:  161-82-1 (21st season)

Last meeting with Louisiana:  2010 (Troy 31, Louisiana 24)

Over the last five years, the Sun Belt Conference has been stable in some areas, not so stable in others.

But one thing has remained the same.

At the end of ea

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From the Bird’s Nest: Florida Atlantic – Vagabonds No More

(This is the fifth in a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 opponents.  Today:  Florida Atlantic)

FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS

Location:  Boca Raton, FL

Stadium:  FAU Stadium (30,000)

2010 Record:  4-8 (3-5)

Coach:  Howard Schnellenberger

Record at FAU (57-63) 11th season

Overall Record:  (157-140-3) 27th season

Last meeting with Louisiana: 2010 FAU 24, Louisiana 23

When Howard Schnellenberger was named to start Florida Atlantic's football program, he had a vision.

Compete at the FCS level.  Move to the FBS.  Win champ

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From the Bird’s Nest: FIU Looks to Repeat

This is the fourth in a series previewing Louisiana's 2011 opponents.  Today:  Florida International

FIU PANTHERS

Location:  Miami, FL

Stadium:  FIU Stadium (18,000)

2010 Record:  7-6 (6-2 SBC)

Coach:  Mario Cristobal

Record: 16-33 (5th season)

Last meeting with Louisiana:  2010  FIU 38 Louisiana 17

FIU opened the 2010 season 0-4, losing to four teams from AQ Conferences.  After seven games, FIU was 2-5.  Then the Panthers went

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From the Bird’s Nest: Nicholls State: Expecting Improvement

( This is the third in a series of twelve articles on Louisiana opponents for 2011.  Today:  Nicholls State

NICHOLLS STATE COLONELS

Location:  Thibodaux, LA

Stadium:  John L. Guidry (12,800)

2010 Record:  4-7 (3-4 Southland)

Coach:  Charlie Stubbs

Record:  (4-7) 2nd season

Last meeting with Louisiana: Sept 1, 2001

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From the Bird’s Nest: Kent State–New Coach, New Attitude

This is the second of a twelve-part series previewing Louisiana opponents for the 2011 season.  Today:  Kent State

KENT STATE GOLDEN FLASHES

Location:  Kent, Ohio

Home Field:  Dix Stadium (20,500)

2010 Record:  5-7 (4-4 MAC)

Coach:  Darrell Hazell

Record:  0-0 (First Season)

Last meeting with Louisiana:  2008  Louisiana 44, Kent State 27

If you look at the recent history of Kent State football, it will remind you somewhat of their opponent in week two, Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns.

Louisiana hasn't been to a bowl game since 1970.  For t

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From the Bird’s Nest: Oklahoma State is Locked and Loaded

(This is the first in a twelve-part series profiling Louisiana's football opponents for 2012.  Today:  Oklahoma State)

Location:  Stillwater, OK

Stadium:  Boone Pickens Stadium (60, 218)

Head Coach:  Mike Gundy

Career Record at OSU 47-29 (six seasons)

Last meeting with Louisiana:  2010 (OSU 54, Louisiana 28)

Last season was supposed to be a season of transition for Oklahoma State.

Instead, the Cowboys set a school record with eleven wi

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From the Bird’s Nest: Saints Come out Fine in Bush Deal

The Saints have traded Reggie Bush.

And, that's going to be a good thing.

There was never a question something had to give.  Bush's contract for 2011 was simply too much for the Saints to pay.  Everyone knew that.

New Orleans could have made Bush a

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