Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/19/14
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs finished the 2012 college football season with a 9-3 record. They ranked No. 1 in the country in points scored per game, averaging 51.5 points per contest on their way to playing some of the more exciting games of the season, including a 59-57 loss to Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies. The Bulldogs ranked 4th in passing yards and 18th in rushing yards, but despite a 9-3 record in a year where many teams were either bowl ineligible or banned from postseason play, Louisiana Tech is not going to play in a college football bowl game this season. So, what exactly happened? That all depends on who you listen to, or who you are more apt to believe. “Louisiana Tech was offered a bid Saturday to play Louisiana-Monroe,” an Independence Bowl official told ESPN. “They turned it down.” That would have been an interesting matchup, as the Warhawks of ULM also played some great games this season, including two overtime contests against the Arkansas Razorbacks a...
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