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Illinois proves nothing has changed in Heart of Dallas Bowl loss

The Illinois Fighting Illini made a bowl game by the skin of their teeth this season, and a month’s worth of practices did nothing to change the trajectory of this team. Instead of showing improvement, it was more of the same for Tim Beckman’s crew in a 28-18 loss to Louisiana Tech. However, it wasn’t exactly the way we’ve become accustomed to seeing the Illini lose. Friday...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Zaxby’s Heart Of Dallas Bowl Preview: Illinois Vs. Louisiana Tech

  Welcome to the first in this season’s series of Big Ten bowl previews. First up is the first B1G bowl on the schedule, the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl, which will be played at 1pm EST on December 26th. Here is what our writers had to say about this one: Princess Sparkle — Who would have thought that this Illini team would become bowl eligible at the end of the season...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls past UTEP 55-3

RUSTON, La. (AP) Cody Sokol threw for three touchdowns and ran in a fourth to lead Louisiana Tech to a 55-3 win over UTEP on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech (3-3, 2-0 Conference USA) converted four UTEP turnovers into touchdowns, with Xavier Woods picking off two passes in the second quarter and the defense recovering two forced fumbles in the third. Le'Vander Liggins returned a...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

LaTech tops North Texas 42-21, Sokol throws 5 TDs

DENTON, Texas (AP) Cody Sokol threw for five touchdowns and 243 yards to lead Louisiana Tech past North Texas 42-21 Thursday night. Sokol threw for three touchdowns in the second quarter for a 21-0 halftime lead for the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0 Conference USA). Josh Gaston scored on a 4-yard pass, Hunter Lee had a 28-yard touchdown and Paul Turner caught a 5-yard TD. Sokol finished 20...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 42, North Texas 21

DENTON, Texas (AP) - Cody Sokol threw five touchdown passes and Louisiana Tech rolled to its second easy road win in six days Thursday night, beating North Texas 42-21 in their Conference USA opener. After piling up 533 yards of offense in a 48-20 rout of Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0) got three touchdown passes from Sokol in the first quarter against the...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Evans ejected

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma inside linebacker Jordan Evans was ejected from Saturday night's game against Louisiana Tech for targeting. Evans went to make a play on Louisiana Tech quarterback Cody Sokol with 5:04 left in the first quarter. Evans went over Sokol's head as Sokol ducked to avoid contact. The play was reviewed and the call stood. Frank Shannon, the usual starter at...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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