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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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern Lab quartet, including QB Bladrick Veal, excited for Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech offers

Jonard Robinson, Deion Rainey, Darbbeon Profit join quarterback with new interest from Golden Eagles
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 25, 2015

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

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 Bloguin Best
February 06, 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

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

Louisiana Tech coasts to 74-52 win over S Arkansas

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 17 points and Xavian Stapleton added 16 more to lead Louisiana Tech to a 74-52 win over Southern Arkansas on Monday night. Raheem Appleby contributed 12 points and Michale Kyser had 10 points and nine rebounds for Tech (9-4), which shot 43.9 percent from the floor to extend its home court win streak to 20. Kenneth Smith dished out 11 assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  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

This Is The Worst Field Goal Attempt You’ll Ever See

Louisiana Tech took the worst field goal attempt you'll ever see. Behold the glory of the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Via Gamedayr
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech beats Illinois 35-18 in Heart of Dallas Bowl

DALLAS (AP) 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

Viewing Picks for December 26, 2014

All Times Pacific College FootballHeart of Dallas Bowl, Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech — ESPN, 10 a.m. Quick Lane Bowl, Ford Field, Detroit, MI Rutgers vs. North Carolina — ESPN, 1:30 p.m. St. Petersburg Bowl, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL North Carolina vs. Central Florida — ESPN, 5p.m. Crunch Time: Playoff Special — ESPNU, noon Journey...
Via Awful Announcing
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for the Heart of Dallas Bowl

On Friday after Christmas college football fans will be treated to a serving of college football with the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs playing against one another in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl. Illinois (6-6) and Louisiana Tech (8-5) will each be looking to end their season with a win in this bowl game. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and...
Via Tireball.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NC State Survives a Scare, Beats Louisiana Tech 73-65

Trevor Lacey Scored 20 Points on Tuesday/wfmynews2.comby Dale Yarborough@catchandshoot_DThe North Carolina Wolfpack hosted the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at the PNC arena in Raleigh the day before Christmas Eve. NC State is coming off of a close loss to #22 West Virginia at Madison Square Garden, and looked to rebound with a win against the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs are coming off of 79...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Heart of Dallas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech

A pair of surprising postseason participants will get the post-Christmas bowl action going when Illinois and Louisiana Tech meet up in the Zaxby...
Via Athlon Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Zaxby’s Heart Of Dallas Bowl Preview: Illinois Vs. Louisiana Tech

  Welcome to the first in this season’s series of Big Ten bowl previews. First up is the first B1G bowl on the schedule, the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl, which will be played at 1pm EST on December 26th. Here is what our writers had to say about this one: Princess Sparkle — Who would have thought that this Illini team would become bowl eligible at the end of the season...
Via Know It All Football
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Heart of Dallas Bowl 2014: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech Preview

When: Dec. 26, 1pm ETWhere: Dallas, TX; Cotton Bowl Stadium (92,100)TV: ESPNSpread: Louisiana Tech – 6 (via VegasInsider.com)All-Time Series: Louisiana Tech leads 1-0Last Meeting: Louisiana Tech Win @ Illinois; 52-24 in 2012 Gift Bag: Gift suite; Ogio Marshall Pack backpack; beanie; Big Game football (courtesy sportsbusinessdaily.com) Statistical Breakdown: CategoryIllinois Louisiana...
Via Talking 10
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Look For As Syracuse Takes on Louisiana State

Syracuse needs a win badly, and today’s matchup with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will serve as a tune-up before the team’s toughest game to date – the Villanova Wildcats on the road.  The coaching staff has a ton of problems to work through, so here is what to look for in today’s afternoon matchup: Kaleb Joseph’s Role: The Orange’s newest freshman phenom point guard...
Via Orange Fizz
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois to face Louisiana Tech in Dallas Bowl

Illinois will face Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 26. Illinois beat Penn State and Northwestern to close the season at 6-6. The Illini's defense forced five turnovers in beating the Wildcats 47-33 on the road. Louisiana Tech (8-5) lost to Marshall 26-23 on Saturday in the Conference USA title game. The Bulldogs had won seven of their last eight games prior to...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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