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San Francisco 49ers Draft Louisiana Tech WR Trent Taylor

The 49ers added to their offensive weaponry in the fifth round with a Louisiana Tech slot receiver.
Via 49ers.com
April 29, 2017

5 things to know, scouting report on Broncos newest “juice” addition, 3rd round pick, WR/returner Carlos Henderson

It took halfway through the third round, but the Broncos finally got the offensive playmaker they’ve been seeking in receiver/returner Carlos Henderson. Size: 5-foot-11, 199 pounds College: Louisiana Tech Age: 22 – The definition of what Broncos coach Vance Joseph meant when he desired more “juice.” Look at the highlight clip below just to see what Henderson can do in the...
Via The Denver Post
April 28, 2017

Broncos add playmaker with selection of Carlos Henderson

  With the 82nd selection of the NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected wide receiver Carlos Henderson from Louisiana Tech. The 5’11”, 199-pound Henderson posted impressive numbers last year in La. Tech’s wide-open passing offense to the tune of 82 catches for 1,535 yards. Henderson registered a 4.46 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine but managed just a 7.18 in the three...
Via BSN Denver
April 28, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS: Broncos add Louisiana Tech speedster Carlos Henderson

Still looking for a solid third wide receiver option, the Denver Broncos selected Louisiana Tech wide receiver Carlos Henderson with the 82nd pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. They landed one who also figures to be a factor on special teams. Henderson played three seasons at Louisiana Tech. He’s a workhorse. Even though he had ascended to starting status, he continued to play special...
Via Mile High Sports
April 28, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS: Broncos select Louisiana Tech receiver Carlos Henderson

Still looking for a solid third wide receiver option, the Denver Broncos selected Louisiana Tech wide receiver Carlos Henderson with the 82nd pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. They landed one who also figures to be a factor on special teams. Henderson played three seasons at Louisiana Tech. He’s a workhorse. Even though he had ascended to starting status, he continued to play special...
Via Mile High Sports
April 28, 2017

New Orleans Saints Draft: Louisiana Tech’s Trent Taylor Could Be Wes Welker 2.0

Wide Receiver Trent Taylor Should be drafted. It’s as simple as that… Stop reading this now. Seriously, there’s no way you’ll believe these stats that WR Trent Taylor has put last year at Louisiana Tech. Trent Taylor caught 136 passes last year! That is not a misprint. And where does that rank him you ask? […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Louisiana Tech’s Trent Taylor Could...
Via Who Dat Dish
April 27, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech WR Carlos Henderson

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked...
Via Steelers Depot
April 26, 2017

2017 Cowboys Draft Target: Louisiana Tech S Xavier Woods

The 2017 NFL Draft is drawing closer by the day and we are now just a little over two weeks away from the much-anticipated event. Since things are starting to heat up, I thought it would be good time to share with all of you some of the Dallas Cowboys draft targets, especially the prospects that were among their 30 allotted pre-draft visits. Today, we will take a look at Louisiana...
Via Inside The Star
April 13, 2017

Arizona Cardinals meet with Louisiana Tech wide receiver Carlos Henderson

Henderson put up monster numbers at LaTech and fits the Bruce Arians mold of wide receiver. When it comes to wide receivers, we know Bruce Arians has a type. He likes smaller, quicker, receivers who can line up in a variety of roles, but also can work their magic with speed down the field. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that the Arizona Cardinals met with Carlos...
Via Revenge of the Birds
March 22, 2017

Wide Receiver Chad Williams Brought The House Down In Ruston

Yesterday was Pro Day for Grambling and Louisiana Tech. At any rate, it was Chad Williams that stole the show. The New Orleans Saints may not have to look far to find a ‘diamond in the rough’ now. This is just a sample of the tweets that came out of Ruston, Louisiana on Pro Day. .@GramblingFB ‘s […] Wide Receiver Chad Williams Brought The House Down In Ruston - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
March 21, 2017

McCree's double-double helps Louisiana Tech gain semifinals

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Erik McCree scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, leading second-seeded Louisiana Tech to a 69-57 victory over No. 7 seed UAB on Thursday night in a Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal. On Friday, the Bulldogs (23-9) play the winner of Thursday's late game between No. 3 seed Old Dominion and No. 6 Marshall. Jalen Harris added 17 points, Jacobi Boykins...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Southern Miss 93-65 in season finale

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jalen Harris made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, Erik McCree scored 18 points, and Louisiana Tech hit a season-high 14 3-pointers to beat Southern Mississippi 93-65 in its regular-season finale on Saturday. Jacobi Boykins added 17 points with four 3-pointers, Joniah White had 10 points, and the Bulldogs (22-9, 14-4) are the No. 2 seed in next week's Conference...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rice slips past Louisiana Tech for 88-81 win

HOUSTON (AP) Marcus Evans scored 26 points, hitting 15 of 16 from the line, to lead Rice to an 88-81 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night that gave the Owls their first 20-win season since 2004. Egor Koulechov and Marquez Letcher-Ellis added 12 points apiece for Rice (20-9, 10-6 Conference USA) and Marcus Jackson finished with 11, including a 3-pointer that pushed him...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech wins 7th straight behind Boykins' 22 points

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jacobi Boykins scored 22 points, including four 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech won its seventh straight game 85-67 over North Texas on Thursday night. Erik McCree added 17 points and seven rebounds for Louisiana Tech (21-8, 13-3), which has clinched a first round bye in the Conference USA Tournament which starts March 8. The Bulldogs are still 1 1/2 games behind...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Potential Panthers? Carlos Henderson and Taywan Taylor

Rotoworld's Josh Norris ranks Louisiana Tech's Carlos Henderson as the 2017 NFL Draft's third best WR prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft, and ranks Western Kentucky Taywan Taylor right behind him at number four. So, why are they not in most analyst's top-ten? Yesterday, Norris released his receiver rankings, and there is a link to his podcast with special guest Matt Harmon.  Harmon...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
February 23, 2017

McCree's double-double helps Louisiana Tech beat FIU 77-61

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree had his 12th double-double of the season, Jacobi Boykins scored 17 points and Louisiana Tech cruised to a 77-61 win over Florida International on Saturday night. Jalen Harris added 11 points while DaQuan Bracey scored eight with 10 assists and zero turnovers. The freshman came into the game No. 5 nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.74). Florida...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech wins 5th in row, tops Florida Atlantic 95-69

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jalen Harris scored 21 points off the bench and Louisiana Tech extended its winning streak to five games by routing Florida Atlantic, 95-69 Thursday night. Louisiana Tech maintains its hold on second place in Conference USA with four games remaining in the regular season. The top four seeds into the tournament receive a first-round bye. Florida Atlantic led throughout...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

McCree leads La Tech to 72-66 win over UTSA

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Erik McCree scored 25 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made the key plays in the closing seconds to help Louisiana Tech edge UTSA 72-66 on Saturday. UTSA scored eight straight to close within 68-66 with 1:14 to play. After a Bulldogs turnover, the Roadrunners missed two shots and Omar Sherman's layup with 20 seconds left made it 70-66. McCree then blocked a 3...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Cancer treatment for La. Tech's Dancy deemed successful

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech running back Jaqwis Dancy says he's been informed that cancer treatments he's been receiving since last fall have been successful. Diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma last October, Dancy says ''it felt amazing'' to hear on Thursday night that he was cancer-free. He says his biggest goal now is to return to playing for the Bulldogs. Dancy...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech RB Jaqwis Dancy Announces He Is Cancer-Free

Louisiana Tech’s Jaqwis Dancy scored a major victory off the field this week. Just four months after being diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the running back is cancer-free. The Bulldogs shared the news in a release late Thursday night. “It felt amazing when I heard the news that I am cancer-free,” Dancy said. “It was something I have been waiting to hear since...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 10, 2017

Louisiana Tech survives late drought to beat UTEP 62-61

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Erik McCree had 19 points and eight rebounds Thursday night and Louisiana Tech held on, despite going scoreless over the final 3:45, to beat UTEP 62-61. Derric Jean's free throw made it 62-54 and the Bulldogs (17-8, 9-3 Conference USA) missed their final five shots from the field while the Miners (8-15, 6-5) scored the final seven points. Matt Willms' dunk...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

La. Tech edges Marshall 94-90 behind McCree's 30 points

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 30 points and had 11 rebounds and Jacobi Boykins added 14 points and eight rebounds to carry Louisiana Tech past Marshall 94-90 on Saturday night. Ryan Taylor tied the game at 88 on a tip-in with 1:52 left. Omar Sherman put Louisiana Tech (16-8, 8-3 Conference USA) up for good with a jumper with just under a minute to go. Derric Jean blocked...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Boykins drains 5 treys as Louisiana Tech defeats W. Kentucky

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins returned from a one-game suspension to score 25 points, 19 in the first half, and Louisiana Tech broke a two-game skid with a 76-67 win over Western Kentucky on Thursday night. Boykins, who was ejected after an on-court scuffle last week and then suspended for a game, was 10-for-15 shooting with five 3-pointers - his most since mid-December - and...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech's Boykins, UAB's Baxter suspended for fight

IRVING, Texas (AP) Conference USA says Louisiana Tech's Jacobi Boykins and UAB's Hakeem Baxter are suspended one game for fighting in the benches-clearing mayhem that led to multiple ejections from Thursday's game. Boykins will miss Louisiana Tech's game at Middle Tennessee. Baxter will miss UAB's home game against Southern Mississippi. Players from both benches spilled onto...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech finished game with four players and obviously lost

It was a rough night for the Louisiana Tech basketball program. On Thursday night, the Bulldogs were involved with a bench-clearing brawl against UAB. As a result of the brawl, a number of Louisiana Tech players were ejected and the team had to finish the game with only four players. In case you had any doubt, yeah, they lost. Here is the incident which led to the mass ejections...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 27, 2017
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