From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.
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Matt Viator has been one of the most successful coaches at the FCS level, posting a winning season every year at McNeese State.
Trey Caldwell's fourth-quarter interception return for a touchdown proved the difference and Louisiana-Monroe beat New Mexico State 42-35 in a game filled with big plays.
Warhawks come back to beat Aggies
UL-Monroe trailed 28-14 in the third quarter, but came back to defeat New Mexico State 42-35. Brian Williams came in for relief at quarterback and threw for three touchdowns. Game summary
Aggies make a big stop
UL-Monroe was trying to make it a two-score game with four minutes remaining in the game, but New Mexico State blocked the field goal attempt. The Aggies trail 42-35 late in the fourth quarter.
Pick-six for Warhawks
New Mexico State QB Andrew Allen's pass was intercepted by Trey Caldwell, who took it back 40 yards for a touchdown. UL-Monroe leads 42-35 in the fourth quarter.
Aggies tie it up
New Mexico State Andrew Allen hooked up with Jordan Bergstrom for a touchdown for the second time today, this time for a 10-yard score. It's tied up at 35 at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Warhawks take the lead
UL-Monroe QB Brian Williams found Harley Scioneaux for a 32-yard touchdown. The Warhawks have scored 21 unanswered points and now lead New Mexico State 35-28 in the third quarter.
Warhawks tie it up
UL-Monroe QB Brian Williams found Kaylon Watson for a 48-yard touchdown to tie New Mexico State at 28 in the third quarter.
Warhawks draw within a score
UL-Monroe QB Brian Williams found Ajalen Holley in the corner of the end zone for an 11-yard touchdown. New Mexico State still leads 28-21
Scoop-n-score for Aggies
UL-Monroe QB Earnest Carrington was sacked by Stephen Meredith and fumbled the football. New Mexico State recovered and ran it back for a touchdown. The Warhawks trail 28-14 in the third quarter.
Close game at half
New Mexico State leads UL-Monroe 21-14 at halftime. Aggies RB Larry Rose III has two rushing touchdowns. Streaming live on ESPN3
Play-action perfection for Warhawks
UL-Monroe QB Earnest Carrington sold the run, then found DeVontae McNeal for a 74-yard touchdown. New Mexico State still leads 21-14 in the second quarter.
The Dab isn't dead yet
Louisiana-Monroe's DeVontae McNeal dabbed on 'em after scoring this 74-yard TD against New Mexico State.
Aggies off to hot start
New Mexico State QB Andrew Allen found Jordan Bergstrom on a short pass, and the wideout was off to the races for a 76-yard touchdown. UL-Monroe trails 14-0 in the first quarter.
Watch: New Mexico State vs. LA-Monroe
New Mexico State looks to close the season with its fourth win in five games after an 0-7 start. Louisiana-Monroe tries to avoid a winless season in Sun Belt play. Streaming live on ESPN3
Paul Harris ran 27 times for 166 yards and a touchdown to help Hawaii snap an eight-game losing streak on Saturday night, 28-26 over Louisiana-Monroe.
Tyler Jones and Lawrence White connected for a pair of touchdown passes on Thursday night, and Texas State snapped a three-game losing streak with a 16-3 win over Louisiana-Monroe.
ESPN.com catches up with former Chargers quarterback Stan Humphries, who's now an assistant women's basketball coach at Louisiana Monroe.
Louisiana Monroe stays put, for now
The Warhawks will face Bottom 10 foes Texas State, Hawaii, and New Mexico State over the final three weekends of the season, so the chances of getting a win are pretty good. Although the same was true for their recently completed losing stretch against Idaho, ULL and Troy. Bottom 10
Todd Berry's firing, announced Saturday, comes on the heels of Louisiana-Monroe's 59-21 loss to Arkansas State, which dropped the Warhawks to 1-9.
Fredi Knighten threw for 300 yards and five touchdowns passes, and ran for a score as Arkansas State maintained sole possession of first place in the Sun Belt Conference with a 59-21 win over Lou
Luckett breaks loose
Louisiana Monroe RB Ben Luckett broke off an 85-yard touchdown run. The Warhawks are tied with Arkansas State 21-21 late in the first half.
Louisiana Monroe vs Southern Jaguars
Malone Stadium - Sat 9/3