LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS NEWS

La. Tech fans taunted UAB with cruel chant during game

By Matt Lombardi Usually there is nothing wrong with a little banter between fans of conference rivals. But what Louisiana Tech’s band reportedly did Friday night seems to be a bit below the belt. According to a number of fans in attendance at Friday night’s game between UAB and Louisiana Tech, members of the Bulldogs’ band began chanting “we have football” at Blazers...
Via College Spun
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Excited Louisiana Tech Fan At Last Night’s NIT Game Ripped His Clothes Off

Louisiana Tech registered an 89-79 victory over Central Michigan in the opening round of the NIT last night. It’s doubtful that any La. Tech fan got more into the game than this young man, Ernesto Diaz Jr., aka “Champagne Ernie.”  Diaz was so excited to be on camera at the game, he immediately began shedding his clothes. Have a look, if you dare.   Big S/O to the one...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Fan Celebrates NIT Win By Ripping Off His Clothes On Camera

Louisiana Tech pulled out a big win over Central Michigan in the NIT Tournament last night and one of their fans had no trouble getting into the spirit of postseason basketball. This guy, who apparently goes by Champagne Ernie, managed to go from fully dressed in a shirt and tie to completely topless in a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Five college coaches who should be given a bigger program

By Matt Zemek With 351 Division I teams, college basketball has a very tall coaching ladder. There’s always ample space in which to move up or down. A year ago, Frank Haith looked at his situation at Missouri and realized himself that a downward move on the ladder — from Missouri to Tulsa — was necessary. Give Haith credit for possessing and then demonstrating the self-awareness...
Via The Student Section
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-LSU Lineman Mickey Johnson picks Louisiana Tech

It turns out that Mickey Johnson, a former LSU defensive lineman who announced his intent to transfer from the tigers in January, won’t be going too far away. As The New Orleans Times-Picayune first reported, Johnson announced that he intends to transfer to Louisiana Tech (220 miles if you’re curious) following graduation from LSU in August, at which point he will be eligible...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michael White Is Florida’s ‘Leading Candidate’

Michael White of Louisiana Tech is Florida's "leading candidate" according to a report from Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports.
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida hires LA Tech's Michael White to replace Billy Donovan

By Robert Judin After 19 seasons of winning basketball in Gainesville, Billy “The Kid” Donovan is now the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. But who could ever replace the great Donovan? Well, Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley has accomplished the once unthinkable task of hiring Donovan’s replacement in a week. The University of Florida put out a press release...
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fifth-Year Transfer Jermaine Ruttley Re-Opens Recruitment

Fifth-year transfer Jermaine Ruttley has de-committed from Louisiana Tech and will re-open his recruitment, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Playing for the Florida A&M Rattlers last season, the 6’3″, 200 pound Ruttley averaged a team-best 17.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. The team may have gone 2-27 and finished dead last in the MEAC, but Ruttley still managed to...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermaine Ruttley Headed to UALR, Not Louisiana Tech

After re-opening his recruitment following a commitment to Louisiana Tech, former Florida A&M guard Jermaine Ruttley has told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will instead attend Arkansas-Little Rock. Terrific get for Arkansas-Little Rock coach Chris Beard. Picked up transfer Jermaine Ruttley — who had committed to Louisiana Tech. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 16, 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech is set to hire Eric Konkol

With Michael White heading to Gainesville to coach the Florida Gators, current and former Louisiana Tech players were calling for assistant coach Dusty May. May decided to join White at Florida, but the athletes found out their new coach late Saturday night as former Miami assistant Eric Konkol will take over the job this week. Konkol has worked multiple years with Jim Larranaga...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech hires Eric Konkol as new basketball coach

  Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland says Konkol ''has a national reputation as a great recruiter'' and is a rising star in coaching. Konkol begins...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech basketball names Konkol as new coach

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland says Konkol ''has a national reputation as a great recruiter'' and is a rising star in coaching...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 2015 Preview and Prediction

Louisiana Tech went from 4-8 in 2014 to 9-5 and Conference USA West Division champions in Year 2 under Skip Holtz. This season, the Bulldogs are the...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavian Stapleton headed to Mississippi State

Former Louisiana Tech guard Xavian Stapleton has committed to Mississippi State. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Stapleton’s decision on Twitter. BREAKING: Louisiana Tech transfer Xavian Stapleton has committed to Mississippi State, source told @CBSSports. Averaged 6.7 PPG. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) July 5, 2015 Stapleton averaged 6.7 points per game for the Bulldogs...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Gators Quarterback Named Starter At Louisiana Tech

Former Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel has been given the starting job at his new school, Louisiana Tech.
Via Gamedayr
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Florida QB Driskel to start for Louisiana Tech

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has been named the starting QB for Louisiana Tech's season opener Sept. 5 against Southern. "Just looking at the numbers from the whole body of work through spring practice, I felt Jeff Driskel gave us the best opportunity as a quarterback. That's when we looked at him and said he'll be the starter," Bulldogs coach Skip Holtz told the News...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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