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No. 117: Louisiana-Lafayette

Fine. It’s Louisiana — the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns. No Louisiana-Lafayette, and definitely no Lafayette, as the university lets you know in big, bold font: We are not Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.! It just feels weird, is all. There are five F.B.S. programs in the State of Louisiana, including one, L.S.U., which is more than deserving of being called Louisiana, don’t you think? What’s next, you’ll want folks to call your stadium the Swamp? Well, about that: Louisiana’s home stadium does go by that title, and the moniker was bestowed in 1988, three years before Steve Spurrier gave Ben Hill Griffin Stadium the same name.

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