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No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette holds off Georgia State in OT

The Ragin' Cajuns were a 17-point favorite to win, but won by three in overtime.
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ATLANTA — ATLANTA (AP) - Elijah Mitchell rushed for 164 yards, including the winning touchdown in overtime, and No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette beat Georgia State 34-31. The Ragin’ Cajuns were ranked for the first time since 1943 following last week’s 20-point win at Iowa State. Louisiana-Lafayette was a 17-point favorite, but couldn't seal the victory until Mitchell scampered 12 yards around right end for the final score.