Nicholls quarterback Chase Fourcade rolls out with the football during Saturday's 49-30 victory against the University of San Diego at John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux. Fourcade passed for 337 yards and two scores and ran for 82 yards and two touchdowns as Nicholls won its first-ever home playoff game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Nicholls senior wide receiver Damion Jeanpiere scores on the Colonels' first drive of the second half. Jeanpiere finished the game with seven catches for 143 yards and a touchdown. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
San Diego quarterback Anthony Lawrence attemps a pass. Lawrence, who is one of Football Championship Subdivision's top quarterbacks, completed 30 of 56 passes for 322 yards and four touchdowns. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
San Diego's Michael Bandy runs a route during Saturday's contest. Bandy had nine catches for 144 yards. He leads all Football Championship Subdivision receivers this year with 1,698 yards. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Nicholls freshman running back Julien Gums is stopped short of the goal line in the second quarter. Gums scored shortly after. He finished the game with eight carries for 30 yards. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
A Nicholls cheerleader runs with a flag bearing the university's logo during Saturday's game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Garret LeBlanc, left, a Central Catholic alum and Nicholls redshirt junior, engages San Diego's Zeke Downs on a San Diego kickoff return. Nicholls defeated San Diego 49-30. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Nicholls drew an attendance of 8,571 for its first-round Football Championship Subdivision Contest with the University of San Diego Saturday at John L. Guidry Stadium. The mark was the third-highest attendance total in the first round this year, according to STATS FCS. Above is a look at the home side of John L. Guidry Stadium. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
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