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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...
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April 30, 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 reportedly impregnated Louisiana Tech player

Tyler Summitt resigned from his position as head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball coach Thursday after admitting to having an inappropriate relationship. While that’s big enough news in and of itself, there is also a salacious aspect to this story: Summitt reportedly impregnated one of his players. Here is what Summitt said in a statement announcing his resignation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tyler Summitt Resigns As Louisiana Tech Coach After Impregnating Player

The story behind Tyler Summitt’s sudden resignation as the head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team Thursday reportedly has taken a shocking turn. The 25-year-old coach said he stepped down after “engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most,” Summitt didn’t provide a specific reason, but multiple...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt, Son Of Legendary Coach Pat Summitt, Resigns After Reportedly Impregnating A Player

Tyler Summitt, the son of legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, resigned from his post as Louisiana Tech’s women’s head basketball coach today.  The 25-year-old coach cited “personal reasons” as the cause of him stepping down. Summitt says he engaged in a “relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most.”  #LATech has...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt abruptly resigns as La. Tech coach due after admitting to inappropriate relationship

The end of a college basketball season means the door is open for a few rounds on the coaching carousel for men’s and women’s basketball programs. One particular coaching change may have caught some by surprise, and that would be the news that Tyler Summitt has resigned as head coach of the women’s basketball program at Louisiana Tech. Summitt, the son of legendary women’s...
Via The Comeback
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt admits inappropriate relationship, resigns

Tyler Summitt has resigned as Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach and acknowledged having an inappropriate relationship. School officials announced Summitt's resignation in a statement Thursday. Summitt says he is ''profoundly disappointed'' in himself for a ''relationship'' that hurt the people he loves and respects most. Summitt, who got married in 2013, says it is best he...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt resigns as Louisiana Tech women's coach

Tyler Summitt has resigned as Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach after only two seasons, apologizing for a relationship he was involved in through a statement released by the university. School officials announced Summitt's resignation Thursday. Summitt says he is ''profoundly disappointed'' in himself for a ''relationship'' that hurt the people he loves and respect most...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze...
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March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

DT Vernon Butler drew rave reviews at NFL Scouting Combine

One of the deepest positions in this year’s NFL Draft class is defensive line, and one who drew rave reviews at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last month was Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler. As one scout told Bob McGinn of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “everybody loved” Butler at the Combine. Big 5-technique,” the scout said. “He can do a lot...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Half-court heave wins it for Louisiana Tech

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Alex Hamilton had a career-high 38 points, Derric Jean hit the game-winning 3 from half court as time expired and Louisiana Tech beat Marshall 97-94 on Thursday night.Deric took the inbounds pass from the baseline with 3.3 seconds, drove up the right sideline and pulled up with his feet touching the half-court line.Hamilton added six assists and four steals...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisiana Tech beats Marshall with half-court shot

Louisiana Tech survived a scare from Marshall on Thursday night by nailing a half-court buzzer beater to win 97-94. Check this out….what a shot! Holy
Via The Student Section
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Louisiana Tech Win On Steph Curry-Like Half-Court Buzzer-Beater

A good buzzer’beater can be one of the most exciting things in sports, and NBA fans have become accustomed to such things with the recent success of Warriors star Steph Curry. Nobody does it better, but every once in a while somebody will give it their best shot,  Thursday night, with the game tied 97-97 against Marshall, Lousiana Tech’s Derric Jean did just that, launching...
Via College Spun
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: Kenneth Dixon

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This week, we open with a focus on the running back position. Today we examine Louisiana Tech's Kenneth Dixon. College Career During his tenure at Louisiana Tech, Kenneth Dixon never had a...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Rice 88-69

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 25 points with 11 rebounds and Louisiana Tech crushed Rice 88-69 on Saturday. Hamilton was 10 of 15 from the field with a pair of 3-pointers. Jacobi Boykins scored 19 points and Dayon Griffin added 13 as Louisiana Tech (22-7, 11-5 Conference USA) shot nearly 51 percent. Louisiana Tech took control early and never trailed. The Bulldogs got...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry, Kenneth Dixon Among Friday’s NFL Combine Winners

Another year has come and gone, and Chris Johnson’s 4.24-second 40-yard dash record still stands among running backs. Georgia running back Keith Marshall had the best speed showing of the first day NFL Scouting Combine drills with a 4.31-second 40-yard dash. Marshall didn’t crack Friday’s list of combine winners, however. See who did make the cut with most of the measurements...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel thinks he could have thrown for 4,000 yards in 2015 at Florida

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel thinks the success he had in 2015 at Louisiana Tech could have been repeated had he stayed with the Gators. Uh huh. Sure. And I could be sliding into the DMs of Sophia Lauren, Megan Fox, and Miss America at the same time; theoretically possible, but the likelihood of that happening is smaller than the chances of Kanye West making any sense...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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