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La-Lafayette edges Georgia Southern on 53-yard field goal

Nate Snyder hit the game-winning field goal after previously missing a 34-yarder.
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Nate Snyder hit a 53-yard field goal on the game’s final play, and No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette survived in a 20-18 Sun Belt Conference win over Georgia Southern. The Ragin’ Cajuns looked on the way to their first loss when Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts hit Khaleb Hood with a 28-yard touchdown pass and Dalton Anderson with a 2-point conversion with 54 seconds left to give the Eagles an 18-17 lead. Quarterback Levi Lewis completed three passes for 47 yards in the final drive to set up the field goal.