Posted by: Pete Roussel on February 6, 2013
Sixteen days ago, UL-Lafayette's recruiting classed ranked 120th in the nation according to the composite recruiting rankings.
Mark Hudspeth and his staff, however, seemed to have closed strong.
Today, the Ragin' Cajuns are ranked #65 overall, twenty spots ahead of in-state foe Tulane and first in the Sun Belt Conference.
In fact, UL-Lafayette has the 5th best class of all non-BCS programs, according to the composite rankings behind Marshall (49), Boise State (57), Houston (59), and BYU (64).
The class consists of 5 players from Florida, 5 players from Louisiana, 4 players from the Mississippi JUCO system, and one player from each of the states of Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, and Georgia.
Back-to-back New Orleans Bowl championships seem to have paid off for Hudspeth and his staff.
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