Found December 20, 2011 on Dr. Saturday:
Earlier this month, the Doc profiled all of the different gifts players receive for participating in a bowl game. Some of the gifts are humble like the New Mexico Bowl's "pen with box" and some of them are absurd like the 32-inch Toshiba flat screens the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas is dishing out. While most players salivate over their lavish gift bags, some, like a couple from Louisiana Tech, decided their bowl gifts would benefit someone other than themselves. That's why linebacker Adrien Cole and receiver Quinton Patton decided to donate their bowl gifts to a few kids from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Cole donated his $350 Best Buy card and a $97 watch to a pair of Make-A-Wish kids. Patton gave his Best Buy card to a child as well. "Material things come and go," Cole said. "But the smiles those kids had on their faces when I gave them those little things, those will stay with me forever." Louisiana Tech starters Stephen Warner, Ryan Allen,...

Louisiana Tech's Dykes signs contract extension

Louisiana Tech football coach Sonny Dykes has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the school through the 2017 season. Athletic Director Bruce Van De Velde said Wednesday that the football program's progress under Dykes' leadership ''has been exemplary.'' The proposed extension is pending approval from Tech's governing board, the University...

La. Tech players donating bowl gifts

Every player on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team have donated their $300 gift cards that they received as gifts for competing in the Poinsettia Bowl to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Dykes agrees to 6-year extension

Louisiana Tech head coach Sonny Dykes has agreed to a contract extension that runs through the next six seasons. Athletic Director Bruce Van De Velde says the Bulldogs have made ''exemplary'' progress since Dykes took over in 2010, and that the next step is for Louisiana Tech fans to step up their support of a program that aims for greater national prominence. Louisiana...

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl – TCU Horned Frogs vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

TCU (10-2) vs Louisiana Tech (8-4) Are you kidding me? Could this bowl game be named anything better? Maybe we could have just gotten Poinsettia Bowl and left off all the other stuff at the beginning and said sponsored by the San Diego County Credit Union. Makes for a nice hashtag though #SanDiegoCountyCreditUnionPoinsettiaBowl.

Who’s Excited For The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl?

Time for TCU to break that bowl drought. Lock it up. TCU -9.5 vs Louisiana Tech PS Ive heard a bunch of people call Louisiana Tech, LA Tech and say it like VA Tech. **** you if you’ve ever done that.

Louisiana Tech's Dykes agrees to contract extension through '17 season

Louisiana Tech football coach Sonny Dykes has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the school through the 2017 season.

Tech alum too busy for his old team?

Louisiana Tech alum Terry Bradshaw could not be found at Wednesday’s San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, even though it was rumored he would be there.

TCU vs. Louisiana Tech

M. Basketball. Bulldogs Hit the Road to Face Arkansas

After three consecutive thrilling victories at home, Louisiana Tech travels to face Arkansas on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Bud Walton Arena.

W. Volleyball. Salas Named All-Louisiana Newcomer of the Year, Second Team-All Louisiana

Louisiana Tech volleyball players Stephany Salas and Clara Vido were honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Monday morning as they were named to the 2011 all-Louisiana volleyball team as selected by the sports information directors from across the state.

Football. Tech in its Dress Blues and Looking Good on Poinsettia Bowl Eve

Louisiana Tech was all shipshape here Tuesday aboard 70,000 tons of floating American diplomacy. Tuesday's Landmark Aviation Team Luncheon on the USS Midway is the highlight event of the week leading to Wednesday night's 7 p.m. CST kickoff of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl featuring Tech and Texas Christian.

WAC Basketball Weekly Recap

Scores Wednesday, December 14 Louisiana Tech 60, McNeese State 58 New Mexico State 92, Western New Mexico 65 Friday, December 16 Hawaii 79, Hawaii Hilo 66 Saturday, December 17 Louisiana Tech 71, Arkansas-Little Rock 68 Utah State 78, Seattle 53 Nevada 71, UC Riverside 47 Cal Poly 65, Fresno State 46 Idaho 72, Cal State Bakersfield 44 Sunday, December 18 Hawaii 65, North Carolina...

Football. TCU Finishes Final Bowl Prep in San Diego

TCU coach Gary Patterson, along with Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes, visited with the media during Tuesday's head coaches' press conference in San Diego.
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