Nicholls State University senior football players Garret LeBlanc, left, and Stefano Guarisco, right, stand with Nicholls coach Tim Rebowe following the Colonels' 28-27 victory against Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Thursday. With the win, Nicholls clinched its second-straight Southland Conference title and will advance to the postseason for the third straight season. LeBlanc and Guarisco are Central Catholic graduates. (Submitted Photo/Valerie LeBlanc)
The No. 23/23 Nicholls State University football team won its second consecutive Southland Conference championship after a chaotic, thrilling 28-27 victory over No.