Levi Lewis helps lead Ragin Cajuns in upset win over No. 23 Iowa State

Levi Lewis helps lead Ragin Cajuns in upset win over No. 23 Iowa State
Former Scotlandville Hornet quarterback Levi Lewis (Source: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football Twitter)

AMES, Ia. (WAFB) - Former Scotlandville Hornet Levi Lewis helped lead the University of Louisiana-Lafayette in a historic upset win over No. 23 ranked Iowa State.

The Ragin Cajuns, (1-0) went to Ames, Iowa and got their first road win against a ranked team in school history, defeating the Cyclones (0-1) 31-14. It is also the Cajuns first win against a ranked team in 24 years.

According to ESPN Stats & Info, entering Saturday the Cajuns were 0-31 all-time vs. AP-ranked opponents on the road. The third most road losses without a win in the AP Poll era.

Senior quarterback Lewis threw for 154 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown throw to Peter LeBlanc in the third quarter to give the Cajuns a 17-14 lead.

The Cajuns special teams also had two electrifying returns, a 95 yard kick return in the second quarter to tie the game at 7, and a 83 yard punt return in the fourth quarter to give the ULL a commanding 24-14 lead.

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