The countdown to the 2012 UL-Lafayette football season is well underway, and if you weren't ready for it before, this video will surely get you motivated for the upcoming season. See what the players and coaches have been going through in preparation for one of the most anticipated football seasons ever at UL. Like many other football programs around the country, UL football players have been going through a strenuous preseason workout, and that does include "THE RING." Watch as players battle each other like Samoan Wrestlers just to get the other out of the ring. Its drills like this and competitions like this that have taken the UL football program to the next level.

UL Athletics says that season ticket sales are at an all-time high for the 2012 season. The Cajuns will open their 2012 season on September 1st at Cajun Field when they take on the Lamar Cardinals at 6pm and the game will be televised on ESPN-3.