April 5, 2012 06:21
Sports Illustrated decided on Lafayette for its first road trip of the 2012 spring season, taking in what it calls "the spectacle surrounding Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns." UL fans served up a heavy dose of Cajun hospitality when Sports Illustrated reporters arrived for Saturday's spring game, including fried frogs' legs. Let's just say the delicacy went over very well, earning the Cajuns a place in the reporters stomachs as well as their hearts. Not to mention some nice ink on SI.com:
We consider ourselves proud professional polytheists when it comes to America's most beautiful game. We have favorite teams in every conference and favorite coaches whose success we'll cheer no matter what podunk schools they land at. But we have to confess we're developing a particular fondness for Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns, who use hot peppers as punctuation and harbor a fanbase that seems to have a higher portable-smoker-per-capita ratio than any we've ever encountered.

It also doesn't hurt that they're poised to be quite good at actual football.
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