Off to one of the best starts in school history, No. 22 Louisiana Tech is starting to dream about perhaps even getting the school's first bid to one of the BCS bowls.
To do so the Bulldogs - holding their highest ranking every -must stay on the path toward their second-straight Western Athletic Conference title. They need to remain perfect in league play, and the next step toward those goals comes this Saturday when they host Texas-San Antonio.
The Bulldogs (7-1, 2-0 WAC) boasted the nation's top-scoring offense prior to last week's game against New Mexico State, when they scored a season-low 28 points in the victory over the Aggies. Louisiana Tech still ranks second nationally in scoring, now averaging 52.6 points.
''It was good for us to be challenged that way,'' Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes said of his team's relative offensive stumbles last week. ''We probably had a little bit of the sense that we could just roll the ball out there ...