No. 20 La.-Lafayette tops App St. 24-16 for Sun Belt title


              Louisiana-Lafayette running back Emani Bailey (9) celebrates a touchdown in the second half during the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Appalachian State head coach Shawn Clark, right, claps next to quarterback Chase Brice (7) after an extra point during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Louisiana-Lafayette in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Levi Lewis (1) looks at the crowd as he scores a touchdown during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette wide receiver Peter LeBlanc (29) makes a reception against Appalachian State defensive back Steven Jones Jr. (6) during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette wide receiver Michael Jefferson, right, cores a touchdown against Appalachian State defensive back Madison Cone (12) during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Appalachian State quarterback Chase Brice (7) warms up before the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Louisiana-Lafayette in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Levi Lewis (1) warms up before the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette wide receiver Michael Jefferson (8) drops a pass against Appalachian State defensive back Madison Cone (12) during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Appalachian State running back Nate Noel (20) runs for a gain against Louisiana-Lafayette linebacker Chauncey Manac (17) during the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
            
              Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Levi Lewis (1) evades a tackle by Appalachian State linebacker Logan Doublin (40) before scoring a touchdown in the first half of the Sun Belt Conference championship NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
No. 20 La.-Lafayette tops App St. 24-16 for Sun Belt title