Lafayette, LA (KADN)– In a tweet Wednesday evening, the Ragin’ Cajuns athletic department announced Matt Deggs was returning to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to be the new head baseball coach. Deggs comes back to Louisiana from Sam Houston State near Houston. He was an assistant under head coach Tony Robichaux from 2012 to 2014. Deggs is scheduled to be introduced as head coach Thursday morning at 11. Deggs replaces his mentor Tony Robichaux who died after a heart attack earlier this month. In 2014 he was part of the Cajuns coaching staff that led the team all the way to the Super Regionals.