Battle on the Bayou
First contestedSeptember 15, 1951
Northeast Louisiana State 13–7
Number of meetings53
Most recent meetingNovember 24, 2018
Louisiana 31-28
Next meetingNovember 30, 2019
All-time seriesLouisiana leads, 28–25[n 1]
Largest victorySouthwestern Louisiana, 41–7 (1954)
Longest win streakLouisiana, 5 (1969–1979, 2008–2012)
Current streakLouisiana, 1 (2018–present)

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The Battle on the Bayou is the name given to the college football rivalry between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks.[1][2][3][4][5]


This interstate rivals have 53 times. The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns currently hold a 28–25 edge in the series, with the most recent match-up coming in a 31-28 win by Louisiana. Both schools are members of the Sun Belt Conference. The Battle on the Bayou is a rivalry not just in football, but in all sports when the Cajuns and Warhawks meet.[6][7][8]

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