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Press conference to announce Matt Deggs will take over as the Cajuns head baseball coach. Thursday, July 18, 2019. Scott Clause, Lafayette Daily Advertiser

The jobs of UL’s assistant coaches are safe, Ragin’ Cajuns athletic director Bryan Maggard told The Daily Advertiser shortly after introducing Matt Deggs as UL’s new head baseball coach on Thursday.

“Everybody on staff, their employment is secured,” Maggard said.

Deggs succeeds Tony Robichaux, who died July 3, 10 days after suffering a heart attack.

A former UL assistant from 2012-14, Deggs was Sam Houston State’s head coach the past five seasons.

Robichaux’s full-time assistants were hitting coach Jake Wells, a former assistant

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