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Louisiana Tech Unveils Alternate Helmet for 2014

Louisiana Tech is planning a one-game switch for its helmet design in 2014.The Bulldogs usually wear a helmet with the state of Louisiana headlined...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Football: Alternate Helmet Revealed for CTB Red Out Game

Louisiana Tech unveiled an alternate helmet for its annual CTB Red Out Game Tuesday. Color-wise, it doesn’t differ much from the normal design, which has a red shell, white stripe and Tech’s...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Announcement: Louisiana Tech adds 5

Louisiana Tech and coach Skip Holtz have announced that they have added 5 new players to its football squad.  Two of the new additions are 5th year student athletes are from the Big-10.  Both defensive end Houston Bates (formerly of Illinois) and quarterback Cody Sokol (formerly of Iowa) have graduated and have one year of eligibility remaining. All five additions – Bates, Sokol...
Via NCAA Football Zone
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech adds two more to 2014 class as three reserves leave the program

Louisiana Tech’s roster overhaul continued Friday when the school announced the signings of a pair of junior college players to add to the growing 2014 signing class. Qiydar Davis (Indian Hills Community College) and Merrill Holden (Pratt Community College) become the sixth and seventh additions to Tech's class, which already inked five high school players during the fall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 105 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs season preview

Coach Skip Holtz had a rough season in his first year at Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs finished with a 4-8 overall record and managed to win only three of eight Conference USA games. The 2014 season will begin with an enormous challenge as Holtz and his squad travel to Norman to battle the Oklahoma Sooners.  Sophomore Ryan Higgins will hold down the quarterback position after Scotty...
Via College Football Universe
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders add large DT Justin Ellis

The Raiders finally turned their attention to their defensive line in the fourth round, drafting a Justin Ellis, a nose tackle out of Louisiana Tech, with the 107th overall selection. Ellis is a large tackle, at 6’1” and 334 lbs. He has a good motor for a big player, says NFL Network’s Mike Mayock. Mayock said that Ellis didn’t show the laziness that plagues many large tackles...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LaTech QB Scotty Young puts an end to playing career

On Louisiana Tech’s post-spring depth chart, Scotty Young was listed as the No. 2 quarterback behind starter Ryan Higgins. Less than two weeks later, the Bulldogs will officially have a new backup quarterback when summer camp commences in August. In a surprising press release sent out Tuesday evening, Young announced in a statement that he has decided to bring his playing career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Hires Southern Miss Coach Donnie Tyndall

After missing on Louisiana Tech’s Michael White, Tennessee might have done even better in hiring Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall. Tyndall isn’t a big name, but he’s turned around both Morehead State and Southern Miss fairly quickly. He also recruited in the region as an assistant at Middle Tennessee State. When he took over at Morehead State, the team was going nowhere...
Via Run the Floor
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Focuses Coaching Search On Michael White

Tennessee is focusing its coaching search on Michael White of Louisiana Tech. The Volunteers are looking for a replacement for Cuonzo Martin, who left the program for California. A source told CBSSports.com that UT has informally contacted some "A-list" candidates but that the interest hasn't been mutual. Another source told CBSSports.com that at least one potential...
Via RealGM
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee's search is now focused on Louisiana Tech's Michael White

Tennessee's search to replace Cuonzo Martin as its men's basketball coach is now focused on Louisiana Tech's Michael White, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday. Martin left UT last week to coach at California. A source told CBSSports.com that UT has informally contacted some "A-list" candidates but that the interest hasn't been mutual. Another...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Commitment Spotlight: Aaron Roberson

Louisiana Tech took a commitment last month from Huntington athlete Aaron Roberson, a highly regarded junior from Shreveport. Keep reading for a closer look at the 5-11, 180-pound playmaker...
Via recruiting.scout.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

23 Year Old Tyler Summitt New Head Coach of LA Tech Women’s Hoops

Tyler Summitt, the son of coaching legend Pat Summitt has just been named the new head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team at the age of 23 according to Yahoo Sports. “I’ve always felt I’ve had a leg up because I grew up around basketball,” Summitt told Yahoo Sports in a 2012 interview. “When you grow up a coach’s kid, there’s something unique about...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Georgia, 79-71, in NIT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Louisiana Tech was so dominant in the first 13 minutes against Georgia on Saturday that its biggest challenge became avoiding tentative play.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixth Commitment in for LaTech

Thanks to the last five days, Louisiana Tech is off to a fast start toward its 2015 recruiting class. The Bulldogs added their sixth pledge in that span Tuesday. Scout.com has more right here.
Via recruiting.scout.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

East Texans Hitting LaTech Junior Day

Saturday's Louisiana Tech junior day will experience an East Texas invasion. Scout.com looks at some of the players who have said they will intend the event.
Via recruiting.scout.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls by Middle Tennessee 55-39

Jaron Johnson scored 15 points and Louisiana Tech topped Middle Tennessee 55-39 Thursday to move into a first-place tie in the Conference USA standings. Louisiana Tech (23-6, 11-3) and Middle Tennessee (21-8, 11-3) are part of a four-way tie atop the standings. Each team has two conference games remaining. Louisiana Tech closed the first half on a 9-2 run for a 27-19 lead. Middle...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Old Dominion 71-66

Alex Hamilton scored 20 points and Chris Anderson 19 as Louisiana Tech held off Old Dominion for a 71-66 victory on Saturday night in the first meeting between the programs. The victory left the Bulldogs (22-6, 10-3) in a four-way tie for second in Conference USA, a game back of Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech's next opponent. Kenyon McNeail added 14 and Jaron Johnson 10 for...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Louisiana Tech

East Carolina shocked Louisiana Tech by handing the Bulldogs a 75-68 defeat. Inside ECU Sports was on scene at Minges Coliseum. Here are Kat Jessick's photos from the game.
Via eastcarolina.scout.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Host Bulldogs

East Carolina (13-13, 2-9 Conference-USA) hopes to end a losing skid against conference-best Louisiana Tech (21-5, 9-2 C-USA).
Via eastcarolina.scout.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA releases 1-year schedule for 13-team league

Conference USA on Monday released its 2014 football schedule, a one-year model for a season with 13 conference teams. Each team will play eight conference games. The six-team West Division includes Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Rice, Southern Miss, UTEP and UTSA. They play each other, and face three East Division teams. FIU, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech routs Marshall 98-77

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points and Kenyon McNeail added 22 as Louisiana Tech routed Marshall 98-77 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (17-4, 5-1 Conference USA) raced to a 17-2 lead en route to scoring 57 first-half points and winning their ninth game out of their last 10. All five of Louisiana Tech's conference wins have been by at least 20 points. Louisiana Tech shot 52.2 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Diaz hired as Louisiana Tech’s new d-coordinator

Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz confirmed that former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has been hired as the Bulldogs’ new defensive coordinator. Several sources indicate that Diaz took the Louisiana Tech job in order to remain a defensive coordinator. He reportedly had several offers from larger schools as a position coach. Diaz, 39, was fired as the Longhorns’ defensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech hires former Texas DC Diaz for same position

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech names Diaz defensive coordinator

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Watson Leads Eagles Against Louisiana Tech

Southern Miss went through a tune up day as they prepare for a huge conference match-up with Louisiana Tech. We caught up with Neil Watson to talk about the upcoming game in Hattiesburg.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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