LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS NEWS

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit basketball star Michael White explains why he became Florida's head coach

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit High basketball star Michael White talks about why he left Louisiana Tech to become Florida's head coach.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
2 days ago

Arkansas will open 2016 with Louisiana Tech

Arkansas will open the 2016 football season with a game against Louisiana Tech, according to a news release.
Via WholeHogSports
7 days ago

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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White
Via Philly Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Look: Raiders 2015 UDFAs (Part III)

Mitchell Bell G, Louisiana Tech: Bell played at Navarro Junior College before transferring to Louisiana Tech where he started 20 games in two seasons. He has decent size for a guard at 6-foot-3 and 354 pounds and he has decent feet and moves around well. He joins his former teammate Terrell Pinson on the 90 man squad. Travell Dixon CB, Washington: Dixon started his college career...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators tab Louisiana Tech coach to replace Donovan

Florida has hired Louisiana Tech's Michael White as its basketball coach.
Via WholeHogSports
21 days ago

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
21 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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 beats Southern Miss 72-61

RUSTON, La. (AP) Raheem Appleby and Michale Kyser combined for 42 points as Louisiana Tech beat Southern Miss 72-61 and clinched the Conference USA regular season crown on Thursday night. Appleby had 23 points and Kyser scored nine of his 19 points in the final 8:34 of the second half, finishing with 14 boards. The Bulldogs (24-7, 15-3) claimed their first outright championship...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: UAB’s William Lee with the one-handed thrown down dunk

Awesome dunk by UAB’s William Lee as the Blazers cruised to a 80-60 win over Louisiana Tech. That win brings both teams to 8-2 in the conference as they trail only 9-1 Western Kentucky.
Via The Student Section
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Raheem Appleby soars for one-handed dunk for Louisiana Tech

This took the #1 spot for SportsCenter’s #SCTop10 last night. Louisiana Tech went on to beat Western Kentucky by 13. The Bulldogs are now 16-5 on the year and have the best record in Conference USA (7-1) along with WKU….
Via The Student Section
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M LB Commit Says Oklahoma Offered Him Too Late, He’s An “Aggie For Life”

Dwaine Thomas, a three-star linebacker out of Louisiana, has committed to three different programs, with Texas A&M being the most recent. There will not be a fourth.  Thomas, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound linebacker, committed to the Aggies on Jan. 17. He pledged to Louisiana Tech in March before switching to Louisiana Lafayette in September. Thomas, ranked the No. 106 outside linebacker...
Via College Spun
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel is an ex-Florida Gator quarterback, will transfer to Louisiana Tech for 2015 season.

Jeff Driskel is an ex-Florida Gator. The redshirt junior QB announced that he will transfer to Louisiana Tech for the 2015 season."I look forward to the upcoming chapter of my life. I have nothing but good things to say about the University of Florida and the football program there," Driskel said in a statement released by the Gators. "... Although things did not play out on the...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- If you know Jeff Driskel or have spent any time around him, his message to Florida fans should not surprise you. Driskel is leaving in classy fashion. Florida's starting quarterback at the start of the season, Driskel lost his job to Treon Harris late in the season and made his final appearance for the Gators on Saturday in Florida's 28-20 victory over East Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is reportedly moving on to a new school. On Sunday, JC Shurburtt of 247Sports.com reported that Driskel has informed other interested schools that he will be transferring to Louisiana Tech. Driskel, the No. 1 quarterback prospect coming out of high school back in 2011, lost his job to freshman quarterback Treon...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Driskel Transferring To Louisiana Tech

Jeff Driskel is reportedly transferring from the University of Florida to Louisiana Tech.
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida QB Jeff Driskel Has Found A Transfer Destination

Twitter/Driskel Saturday, Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, who lost his starting job to freshman Treon Harris this past season, was granted his release by new Gators head coach Jim McElwain. Driskel has one year of eligibility remaining, and understandably wants to be in a situation where he’s given an opportunity to play. Sunday night, via 247 Sports’ JC Shurburtt, we’re...
Via College Spun
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What in the World Was Louisiana Tech's Coach Trying to Hide?

Late in the third quarter of the Heart of Dallas Bowl with his team up by six one of the coaches for Louisiana Tech was seen hiding behind a barrier that two members of his staff held up. It looks like he was doing something and when he was finished they dropped it down.What pray tell could he have been doing? Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech senior sums up his last game with the perfect quote

It's easy to overlook the bowl games stuffed into the schedule at odd times on random days around the holidays. As fans, we tend to gravitate to the "big" bowls with the big-name schools. When we do this, we forget how much the other bowls mean to the players involved. Take the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl between Louisiana Tech and Illinois, for instance. Probably not a game you...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech knocks off Illinois in Heart of Dallas Bowl

DALLAS -- Kenneth Dixon scored one of his two touchdowns on an 80-yard reception and Xavier Woods scored on a 69-yard interception return to help Louisiana Tech beat Illinois 35-18 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Friday. The Bulldogs (9-5) also got touchdown runs of 16 yards from Jarred Craft and 28 yards from Blake Martin on a dark, overcast day at the Cotton Bowl stadium. Illinois...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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