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Tyler Summitt admits inappropriate relationship, resigns as La. Tech coach

Tyler Summitt resigned from his job as Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach on Thursday and acknowledged having an inappropriate relationship."I am profoundly disappointed in myself for engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most," Summitt said in a statement issued through Louisiana Tech."My hope, plans and prayers...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt resigns from Louisiana Tech after ‘inappropriate relationship’

Tyler Summitt, the son of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, appeared to be on his way to a promising career at Louisiana Tech before an “inappropriate relationship” led to his decision to step down as the team’s head coach this week. There is some speculation that the relationship was with a player, but no specifics have been confirmed. Summitt announced his decision...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMoss will be interim coach at Louisiana Tech

RUSTON, La. (AP) Mickie DeMoss will serve as the interim head coach of the Louisiana Tech women's basketball team. Athletic director Tommy McClelland announced the decision Friday, a day after Tyler Summitt resigned from the position acknowledging he had an inappropriate relationship. ''I want to start by saying the allegations of a possible inappropriate relationship were brought...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Louisiana Tech’s Ashley Santos squashes pregnancy rumors

Earlier this week, Tyler Summitt, head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team, announced his resignation from the team after rumors arose that he had inappropriate relations with one of the players and got her pregnant. However, on Friday, Ashley Santos, one of the players in question, tweeted out a picture of her at practice, squashing the rumors. She tweeted out...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech player squashes Tyler Summitt pregnancy rumors by posting pic

Tyler Summitt, son of legendary Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt, was announced as the Louisiana Tech Head Women’s Basketball Coach in 2014 at just 22 years old. This past Thursday, he resigned amid rumors after allegedly “engaging in a relationship” with a player. That’s when things started to blow up and rumors swirled before they were dispelled yesterday. Ashley...
Via The Comeback
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ashley Santos quashes Tyler Summitt pregnancy rumor

Louisiana Tech women’s basketball player Ashley Santos posted a photo on Twitter Friday to quash the rumors that former Lady Techsters coach Tyler Summitt impregnated her. Here is the post by Santos, a redshirt junior guard: Rumors Squashed. Don't talk about what you don't know. #notprego #LetsMoveOn #LadyTechsterTerritory pic.twitter.com/fEmApjEr8v — Ashley Santos (@ASantos_33...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech hires Brooke Stoehr to replace Summitt

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech has hired Brooke Stoehr to be its next women's basketball coach. The school announced Stoehr's hiring on Monday. Stoehr will be introduced during a news conference on campus Tuesday. Stoehr replaces Tyler Summitt, who resigned on April 7 after acknowledging he had an inappropriate relationship. The 25-year-old Summitt is the son of Hall of Fame...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech's Stoehr says program ready to move forward

RUSTON, La. (AP) New Louisiana Tech coach Brooke Stoehr says the women's basketball program is ready to move forward following the surprising resignation of Tyler Summitt. Stoehr replaces Summitt, who resigned on April 7 after acknowledging he had an inappropriate relationship, but no other details. The 25-year-old Summitt is the son of Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt. He had a...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Profile: Jeff Driskel Has Ideal Size, Athleticism At QB

Editor’s note: NESN.com will profile intriguing prospects in the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft. Next up: Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel. Jeff Driskel, quarterback, Louisiana Tech6-foot-4, 234 poundsProjected round: Seventh2015 stats: 279 of 448, 4,026 yards, 27 touchdowns, eight interceptions, 62.3 completion percentage; 92 carries, 323 yards, five touchdownsTesting...
Via NESN.com
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Select Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler No. 30 Overall

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is just about over, but not before the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers make their selection. The 30th pick? Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler. Round: 1 Pick: 30 With the #30 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Panthers select DT Vernon Butler! pic.twitter.com/wFqYy6nd4S — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: The Carolina Panthers select...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers draft Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel

CHICAGO — General manager Trent Baalke waited until the sixth round of Saturday’s final day of the NFL Draft to begin selecting skill positions, and kicked off by drafting a player the team hadn’t spent much time speaking with. Jeff Driskel did not exchange many words with the 49ers before the draft began on Thursday. Saturday afternoon, the 23-year-old received a phone call...
Via EndZoneScore
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech QB Ryan Higgins arrested for DWI

There is some bad news for what was expected to be a very major player for the Louisiana Tech football program this season. Early Friday morning, projected starting quarterback Ryan Higgins was arrested for DWI. The News Star reported the news which states Higgins “was booked at just after 5 a.m. and had a bond of $1,750.” Higgins served as the primary backup to Jeff Driskel...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Higgins leads Louisiana Tech over SC State 53-24

RUSTON, La. (AP) Ryan Higgins threw for 409 yards and four touchdowns in his first start since 2013 and Louisiana Tech beat South Carolina State 53-24 on Saturday night. Higgins started six games for Louisiana Tech (1-1) in his freshman season after replacing the injured Scotty Young. He missed the 2016 opener against Arkansas as a punishment for an offseason DWI arrest. Trent...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Mahomes throws 5 TDs, Texas Tech beats Louisiana Tech 59-45

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Patrick Mahomes threw for five touchdowns, three to Johnathan Giles, and ran for another to lead Texas Tech past Louisiana Tech 59-45 on Saturday night. Giles finished with six catches for 186 yards. Mahomes threw touchdown passes of 64, 36, 9, 42 and 4. The junior, who came into the game leading the nation in total offense, completed 26 of 36 passes for 470...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Mahomes throws 5 TDs, Texas Tech beats Louisiana Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Patrick Mahomes threw for five touchdowns, three to Johnathan Giles, and ran for another to lead Texas Tech past Louisiana Tech 59-45 on Saturday night.Giles finished with six catches for 186 yards.Mahomes threw touchdown passes of 64, 36, 9, 42 and 4. The junior, who came into the game leading the nation in total offense, completed 26 of 36 passes for 470...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Stockstill lifts Middle Tennessee past Louisiana Tech, 38-34

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Brent Stockstill fired a 23-yard pass to Ty Lee with 2:36 left to rally Middle Tennessee past Louisiana Tech, 38-34 in a Conference USA showdown Saturday night. Ryan Higgins threw his second TD pass to Trent Taylor early in the third quarter to give the Bulldogs a 27-7 advantage. Stockstill hit I'Tavius Mathers with a 37-yard scoring strike to start the...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Higgins totals 3 TDs, Louisiana Tech tops UTEP 28-7

RUSTON, La. (AP) Ryan Higgins passed for 191 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 42 yards and another score, and Louisiana Tech beat UTEP 28-7 on Saturday night. Higgins found Jarred Craft for a 17-yard score midway through the first quarter, then took the ball 22 yards to pay dirt later in the period to give Louisiana Tech (2-3, 1-1 Conference USA) a 14-0 lead. After scoreless...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Higgins, Louisiana Tech hold off Western Kentucky 55-52

RUSTON, La. (AP) Ryan Higgins passed for 454 yards and five touchdowns and Louisiana Tech held off Western Kentucky 55-52 on Thursday night. Louisiana Tech (5-5, 2-1 Conference USA) led 49-24 in the middle of the third quarter and Jonathan Barnes' career-long 54-yard field goal with 11 minutes left in the game proved enough to withstand Western Kentucky's rally. Mike White rallied...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Henderson's 326 yards receiving, 5 TDs lift Louisiana Tech

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Ryan Higgins and wide receiver Carlos Henderson connected 12 times for 326 yards and five touchdowns, and Louisiana Tech beat UMass 56-28 on Saturday in their first all-time meeting. It was the second most receiving yards for a single game in program history - trailing Troy Edwards' 405-yard performance in 1998. Henderson's scoring plays were from 50, 42...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech wins C-USA showdown with FIU, 44-24

MIAMI (AP) Carlos Henderson's 92-yard kickoff return and a big interception by Xavier Woods helped Louisiana Tech blunt Florida International comebacks and take a 44-24 victory Saturday night. After FIU's Alex McGough hit Thomas Owens for a 6-yard pass to get within 37-24 with 6:14 left, Henderson took the ensuing kickoff the distance. After FIU got within 10 in the third quarter...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex McGough, FIU can't match Louisiana Tech in home loss

MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Henderson's 92-yard kickoff return and a big interception by Xavier Woods helped Louisiana Tech blunt Florida International comebacks and take a 44-24 victory Saturday night. After FIU's Alex McGough hit Thomas Owens for a 6-yard pass to get within 37-24 with 6:14 left, Henderson took the ensuing kickoff the distance. After FIU got within 10 in the third quarter...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Higgins explodes, Louisiana Tech cruises past Rice, 61-16

RUSTON, La. (AP) Ryan Higgins threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Trent Taylor become Louisiana Tech's career leader in receptions and the Bulldogs beat Rice 61-16 on Saturday night to become bowl eligible. Boston Scott rushed for 132 yards and three scores and Higgins completed 18 of 25 passes for 292 yards and added 106 yards rushing - including a 71-yard TD run that...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Henderson's 5 TDs sends Louisiana Tech past N. Texas 45-24

DENTON, Texas (AP) Carlos Henderson scored five touchdowns for the second time this season, and Louisiana Tech pulled away from North Texas in a 45-24 win over North Texas on Saturday night. Ryan Higgins threw a 12-yard pass to Henderson for his fourth TD with 7:13 to play in the third for a 38-24 lead. Higgins found Henderson again on a 9-yard pass with the fourth quarter just...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bulldogs bully Mean Green, win 45-24

Louisiana Tech takes over the West division as they remind North Texas just who’s in charge in of C-USA West. It was over before it started, but on a day with a few legitimate conference surprises, today’s 45-24 thrashing by the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs certainly helped clarify the conference race. On Tech’s side of the ball, Ryan Higgins was superb as always, throwing for 253...
Via Underdog Dynasty
November 06, 2016

Watch Louisiana Tech commit Amik Robertson's senior season highlights

If you are a fan of highlights or frequently read my post, then it is likely that you have laid eyes on Thibodaux's Amik Robertson at one time or another. The gifted, 5-9, 170-pound Louisiana Tech commitment does a little...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 07, 2016
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