SKIP HOLTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Three Positions Louisiana Tech Needs to Fill in 2017

With 2016’s big 3 departing, what positions will Tech need to fill for 2017? Skip Holtz just capped off his fourth year in Ruston, meaning the last of the Sonny Dykes recruits should be stepping out the door. 2017 will be his time to show us what a team of his recruits can do. 2016’s big 3 (Ryan Higgins, Trent Taylor, and Carlos Henderson) are gone, so what will Tech need for...
Via Underdog Dynasty
January 18, 2017

Louisiana Tech Season in Review

Another year, another 9-win season. It’s essentially an inevitable truth now that La Tech will win nine games. Just ask the mother site. At the start of the season there were many questions about filling positions. After two years of running graduate transfers at quarterback, Skip Holtz decided to stick with Ryan Higgins. He also needed to find a replacement for start running back...
Via Underdog Dynasty
January 06, 2017

Louisiana Tech Headed to the Armed Forces Bowl

La Tech will face #25 Navy in their third straight bowl appearance Prior to the arrival of Skip Holtz in Ruston, Louisiana Tech had been to six FBS/I-A bowl games in its history and was 2-3-1 in those games. Skip Holtz took over in 2013 and the first year didn’t go well. But then in 2014 and 2015, the Bulldogs went to bowls in back to back years for only the second time in school...
Via Underdog Dynasty
December 04, 2016

LA Tech, Skip Holtz looking to bounce back at home

After a 1-3 start Skip Holtz is hoping to circle the wagons for a C-USA west title run. It's been a tough start to the season for the LA Tech Bulldogs and Skip Holtz despite a daunting early schedule, but a return home could ignite the battle tested Bulldogs this week. Playing three of their first four on the road, Holtz talks about regrouping after a 1-3 start, finally playing...
Via Miner Rush
September 28, 2016

Todd Fitch named new La Tech offensive coordinator

Skip Holtz and Todd Fitch are once again reuniting in the college coaching scene. The two have worked together many times in the past and they are now back together at Louisiana Tech. On Friday, the team announced that they were working on a deal to bring Fitch, who just been relieved of his duties by Scott Loeffler at Boston College a month earlier, in to run the offense. They announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

More moves at BC

The coaching carousel continues at Boston College as football coach Steve Addazio’s staff changes. Word has it that the latest moves came on Friday when former offensive coordinator Todd Fitch went to Louisiana Tech as Skip Holtz’s offensive coordinator and that defensive line coach Ben Albert coach will move to Duke as defensive line coach…
Via A Jersey Guy
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Skip Holtz: ‘toxic’ situation made Driskel scapegoat

Quarterback Jeff Driskel has become one of the biggest stories of underachieving in college football since he first stepped on the field for the Florida Gators as a five-star recruit in 2011, but he does have one man in his corner. Driskel asked for and was granted his release from his scholarship back in January and he subsequently transferred to Louisiana Tech. As a graduate transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

La. Tech coach defends Driskel, was a scapegoat at Florida

Last wekeend, Jeff Driskel made his debut as the quarterback for Louisiana Tech … and it was a moment that their fans loved, as he scored five touchdowns (four passing and one rushing) in the team’s win. At the same time, fans of his former school, the Florida Gators, were wondering where that type of performance was when he was in Gainesville. Driskel’s new coach, Skip Holtz...
Via Gamedayr
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Skip Holtz’s Son Doesn’t Seem To Believe That Florida Utilized Jeff Driskel’s “Strengths”

Earlier this week, it was announced that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel would be transferring to Louisiana Tech to play out his final year of collegiate eligibility. Driskel will be teaming up with head coach Skip Holtz, who has also had stops at East Carolina and South Florida in the last decade, to attempt to improve upon a successful nine-win 2014 campaign. Monday, Holtz’s...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

La Tech coach: No. 5 Auburn better than last year

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz has studied Auburn's game film from both this season and last, and comes away far more impressed with the 2014 version of the Tigers. ''We have watched a lot of film from 2013 and I do not think it is close how much better they are this year than what they were a year ago,'' Holtz said. ''It is scary to think that a year ago they...
Via Associated Press
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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