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LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

Todd Fitch named new La Tech offensive coordinator

Skip Holtz and Todd Fitch are once again reuniting in the college coaching scene. The two have worked together many times in the past and they are now back together at Louisiana Tech. On Friday, the team announced that they were working on a deal to bring Fitch, who just been relieved of his duties by Scott Loeffler at Boston College a month earlier, in to run the offense. They announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson rallies North Texas 80-69 over Louisiana Tech

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first five minutes of the second half, rallying North Texas from a 10-point, halftime deficit to beat Louisiana Tech 80-69 on Saturday. Johnson's run began with a 3-pointer just 43 seconds into the half and ended on a 4-point play to give the Mean Green (9-14, 4-6 Conference USA) a 47-46 lead with 15:05 left....
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton's 31 points lead Louisiana Tech past Rice, 90-78

HOUSTON (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Louisiana Tech extended its winning streak to four with a 90-78 win over Rice in a Conference USA battle Thursday night. The Bulldogs led by just two at intermission, 36-34, and Rice took the lead with a quick, 8-0 run fueled by a pair of Marcus Evans 3-pointers. LA Tech answered with a 7-0 run of its own...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boykins, McCree lead Louisiana Tech over UTEP 78-70

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins matched a career-best with 18 points, and Erik McCree added 14 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to a 78-70 victory over UTEP on Sunday. Louisiana Tech (16-5, 5-3 Conference USA) had five score in double figures, and has won three straight. Dominic Artis had 23 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and four steals...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Completes Hail Mary For A Touchdown At End Of Senior Bowl

Jeff Driskel probably dreamed of his college career ending with a national championship or something, but after a rocky start to his college career at Florida he ended up finishing up at Louisiana Tech--so a national championship was not going to happen. He did have a solid season for the Bulldogs this year (62.4 completion percentage, 4033 yards, 27 touchdowns, 8 interceptions)...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New coach Joni Taylor says Georgia must return to NCAAs

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) In her first season as Georgia's head coach, Joni Taylor knows the Lady Bulldogs need a couple more signature wins to return to the NCAA tournament. Georgia missed the field last year for the first time since 1994, and Taylor, a former top assistant under longtime coach Andy Landers, doesn't want a repeat performance. ''It's unacceptable,'' Taylor said this week...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern Miss Served A Doughnut Bacon Cheeseburger And All Rejoiced

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles dropped to 5-12 tonight after an eleven point loss to Louisiana Tech. But the real winners were the 240 people who bought a delectable creation by the joint forces of heaven and hell … There's your doughnut bacon cheese burger at @SouthernMissMBB pic.twitter.com/t0mgThyHtX — Brent Jones (@brentjones4) January 24, 2016 Yup. A doughnut bacon cheeseburger...
Via Food and Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: USC to hire Louisiana Tech's Ronnie Bradford

USC is expected to hire Louisiana Tech defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator Ronnie Bradford, according to a report by Sports Illustrated. Bradford, 45, has spent the past three seasons with Louisiana Tech. Prior to his stint at LT, Bradford was the safeties coach at Memphis is 2011 and the defensive administrative assistant at Cal in 2010. He also worked in the NFL...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Top Florida Defensive Back Shows Love For Former Teammate

Jeff Driskel transferred from Florida to Louisiana Tech and has never looked back. The quarterback threw for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions at Louisiana Tech his first season. He also led the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl Victory on Saturday night. Driskel has had a monster season and has received plenty of congratulations. One in particular came from someone...
Via Gamedayr
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Hargreaves congratulates Jeff Driskel after La. Tech bowl win

During his short career at Florida, quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the performance that the team would have liked. He transferred to Louisiana Tech for the 2015 season and he had a great year leading the Bulldogs to a 8-4 record. He led the Bulldogs to a 47-28 win over the Arkansas State Red Wolves in the New Orleans Bowl Saturday night. He had 458 yards and three touchdowns...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves III Congratulates Former Gators QB Jeff Driskel On A “Great Season”

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel had a monster year in 2015, throwing for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions, leading the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl victory Saturday night.  The former Florida starter did well for himself after the transfer, and one Gator in particular wanted to congratulate him on his success. Sunday morning, Florida star Vernon...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Southern Miss WR make absurd TD catch

    In what may be the coolest catch you will see from Saturday, Southern Mississippi wide receiver Mike Thomas caught a seven yard touchdown pass Odell Beckham style. Thomas reeled the pass in with one hand, used his body to control the football, and maintained possession all the way to the ground. The catch gave his team a 21-3 lead over Louisiana Tech and is as good...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech trolls Florida over QB Jeff Driskel

Current Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the most successful collegiate career while in Gainesville. Enter a new year and a new school though, and Driskel is proving sometimes all you need is a change of scenery. So far this year Driskel has thrown for 13 touchdowns for La. Tech, more than any season he was playing for UF, where he was an on-and-off starter....
Via Campus Sports Net
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Trolls Florida Over Jeff Driskel’s Success With Bulldogs

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel has thrown 13 touchdown passes in 2015, which, surprisingly, is the best mark of his career. Driskel, who was Florida’s off-and-on starter for a few seasons before transferring for his final year to play for the Bulldogs, threw for 12 touchdowns back in 2012. Louisiana Tech had a bit of fun with Florida fans on Twitter regarding the matter...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Western Kentucky's Kylen Towner Takes Kick-Off Back 98 Yards For A Touchdown

Louisiana Tech had a rough time getting started Thursday night against Western Kentucky, but early in the second quarter they were able to get on the board with a field goal. Now that they had a little momentum if they could shut the Hilltoppers down and get the ball back they could turn the game around.Instead they allowed Kylen Towner to run the kick back 98-yards for a touchdown...
Via FatManWriting
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Hits Trent Taylor For 13-Yard Touchdown Against WKU

For years Florida fans hoped to see Jeff Driskel develop in to the kind of quarterback that could lead the Gators to glory, but it never quite happened. In fact, most of the time he looked pretty bad for the  Gators. However, the version that is playing for Louisiana Tech would have been just fine.In two games Driskel is 1-1 with over 600 yards and six touchdowns. He had a 300+...
Via FatManWriting
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

La. Tech coach defends Driskel, was a scapegoat at Florida

Last wekeend, Jeff Driskel made his debut as the quarterback for Louisiana Tech … and it was a moment that their fans loved, as he scored five touchdowns (four passing and one rushing) in the team’s win. At the same time, fans of his former school, the Florida Gators, were wondering where that type of performance was when he was in Gainesville. Driskel’s new coach, Skip Holtz...
Via Gamedayr
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech alters endzones for 2015 season

For the football fans who are fans of the aesthetics of the game, there is some news from the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Previously, the endzones at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston have been graced with some simple block lettering that read, “Tech.” For 2015, Louisiana Tech will be changing those endzones to pay homage to their nickname. The endzones will now read, “Bulldogs...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Gators Quarterback Named Starter At Louisiana Tech

Former Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel has been given the starting job at his new school, Louisiana Tech.
Via Gamedayr
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida hires LA Tech's Michael White to replace Billy Donovan

By Robert Judin After 19 seasons of winning basketball in Gainesville, Billy “The Kid” Donovan is now the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. But who could ever replace the great Donovan? Well, Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley has accomplished the once unthinkable task of hiring Donovan’s replacement in a week. The University of Florida put out a press release...
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2015  |  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
April 29, 2015  |  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

La. Tech fans taunted UAB with cruel chant during game

Usually, there’s nothing wrong with a little banter between fans of conference rivals. But what Louisiana Tech’s band reportedly did Friday night seems to be a bit below the belt. According to a number of fans in attendance at last night’s game between UAB and Louisiana Tech, members of the Bulldogs’ band began chanting “we have football” at Blazers supporters. If you...
Via College Spun
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

Twitter/@jeffdriskel On Sunday, reports came out that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel would play out his fifth year of eligibility for Skip Holtz and Louisiana Tech. The now-former Gator has confirmed the move in a statement to the University Athletic Association: “There have been rumors going around that I am going to leave the University of Florida and transfer to Louisiana...
Via College Spun
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
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