Found December 04, 2012 on Double Coverage Football:
Before Kirk Herbstreit and the national media got their collective jockstraps in a bunch about Northern Illinois there was another BCS buster making blips on the national radar: Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs ran their record to 9-1 and climbed as high as #20 in the polls behind the nation's highest scoring offense, with their only blemish through ten games coming because of a failed two-point conversion in a 59-57 loss to Johnny Heisman and Texas A&M. The Bulldogs high-flying offense is exactly what we all love to see on display in the postseason...why else would we have 35 bowls...but thanks to finishing the season on a two-game skid Louisiana Tech will be watching the bowl games from home. Now the only question is why. Louisiana Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde claims the Independence Bowl offered the Bulldogs a spot last week, but after receiving interest from the (higher profile) Heart of Dallas and Liberty Bowls Van De Velde balked at the Independence Bow...
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