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    UL Football Week Zero Football in French Canada

    With our national profile rising in football, what if in a future season we could get a nationally televised Week Zero game in Montreal vs. a P5 team from the north east like for example Boston College, or Syracuse, or Rutgers? Its a long way from home but no further than playing a game in California. Just seems symbolically, the Cajuns playing a football game in French Canada on national television will celebrate our French culture on a broader level and attract more attention to the program and university.

    Granted Montreal was not the home of the Acadians, its the next province over. Montreal appears to be the only city in French Canada with a large enough football stadium to accommodate. What does it take to make this happen besides a willing TV partner and agreeable P5 school?


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    Make it happen


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    fanof71 is online now Ragin Cajuns of Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Fan for Sure

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    Love this idea....give the guys a tour of Oak Island, off of Nova Scotia.


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    Louisiana football has a unique opportunity to gain an international following.

    A bilingual broadcast would be awesome.

    French or broken French is spoken on all five continents and somewhere in almost every country.

    280 million or so.


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    I would travel to a football there!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbine View Post
    Louisiana football has a unique opportunity to gain an international following.

    A bilingual broadcast would be awesome.

    French or broken French is spoken on all five continents and somewhere in almost every country.

    280 million or so.
    In Montreal vs Buffalo would be doable.

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    Clearing customs would be a chore.


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    2014 would have been the perfect year for this big Cajun home game.

    2024 was 250 years since the end of the Great Cajun Expulsion by the British.

    2030 will be 275 years since the start of Le Grand Derangement.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckster View Post
    With our national profile rising in football, what if in a future season we could get a nationally televised Week Zero game in Montreal vs. a P5 team from the north east like for example Boston College, or Syracuse, or Rutgers? Its a long way from home but no further than playing a game in California. Just seems symbolically, the Cajuns playing a football game in French Canada on national television will celebrate our French culture on a broader level and attract more attention to the program and university.

    Granted Montreal was not the home of the Acadians, its the next province over. Montreal appears to be the only city in French Canada with a large enough football stadium to accommodate. What does it take to make this happen besides a willing TV partner and agreeable P5 school?
    Bump

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    RCAJUN90's Avatar RCAJUN90 is offline Ragin Cajuns of Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Fan for Sure

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    What an excellent and out of the box idea! After last season, anything is possible.


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    Policarp's Avatar Policarp is online now Ragin Cajuns of Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Fan for Sure

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    Oddly, reading this thread in Saguenay Quebec. 150~ miles north of Quebec City. Either Quebec City or Montreal would be awesomeness. Love the idea!


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    Quote Originally Posted by RaginDave View Post
    I was just making a point that the word was actually derives from the Spanish from the Creole side rather than the French there is no word in the French language that even comes close to the word lagniappe the word that it was derived from came from the Spanish side or the creoles we all know that the history between our culture has come from a mix of both Creole and Cajun
    Nice etymology, fact is lagniappe is part of the Cajun French dialect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbine View Post
    Nice etymology, fact is lagniappe is part of the Cajun French dialect.
    Turbine, in all due respect but who ____ing cares? None of this is going to "brand" us to french speaking cultures around the world who probably don't even watch american football in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zephyr View Post
    Turbine, in all due respect but who ____ing cares? None of this is going to "brand" us to french speaking cultures around the world who probably don't even watch american football in the first place.
    Reaching the language of the heart holds the most value of all advertising efforts.

    Louisiana's online curriculum is the only real area of potential growth for the 21st Century.

    Whether a potential international student listens one time or becomes a lifelong fan, they will never forget the time they heard about the University of Louisiana when it reached the language of their heart.

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