A strong end to UL's 2018 regular season has reaped financial reward for first-year Ragin' Cajuns head coach Billy Napier, who has a lot riding on his team's next outing.

The 7-5 Cajuns closed with a 31-28 win over ULM last Saturday, making them champs of the Sun Belt Conference's West Division and putting them into Saturday's inaugural Sun Belt championship game against 9-2 East winner Appalachian State in Boone, North Carolina.