LAFAYETTE, La. -- Andre Nunez threw for 232 yards and a touchdown in his first start for Louisiana, and the Ragin' Cajuns beat Texas State 24-7 on Thursday night.
Nunez, a junior walk-on from Iowa Western Community College, threw a lofted pass to Keenan Barnes in the corner of the end zone for an 8-yard score to cap the scoring with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter.
Freshman Trey Ragas rushed for 73 yards and two touchdowns for Louisiana (3-3, 2-1 Sun Belt).
Ragas opened the scoring on Louisiana's first possession of the game by breaking two tackles on an 11-yard run up the middle. Two plays later, LaLaf Damar'ren Mitchell recovered a Texas State fumble near midfield and Ragas powered it in from the 2 for a 14-0 lead.
Texas State (1-6, 0-3) backup quarterback Willie Jones III threw for 197 yards and added 58 yards on the ground.
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