LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

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 Associated Press
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 Associated Press
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

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 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 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 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 Associated Press
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...
Via Steelers Depot
March 28, 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

Louisiana Tech beats North Texas 73-62 in OT

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 19 points and passed out eight assists and Louisiana Tech beat North Texas in overtime to win 73-62 on Thursday night to keep its first-round bye hopes alive for the Conference USA tournament. Dayon Griffin opened overtime by hitting a 3-pointer and the Bulldogs scored 10 straight points before the Mean Green got on the board with Jeremy Combs...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech tops Texas-San Antonio, 87-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Alex Hamilton poured in 25 points and distributed six assists as Louisiana Tech won its third straight, topping Texas-San Antonio 87-74 Thursday night. The Bulldogs put themselves in position for one of Conference USA's top seeds into the conference tournament by upsetting conference leaders Middle Tennessee and UAB last week and continued the streak by sweeping...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana’s budget crisis leads to Louisiana Tech recruit to decommit

If you thought the threat of college football in Louisiana being shutdown was an idle threat, well, you’re more than likely right. The ongoing budget crisis in Louisiana may not actually prevent LSU or other college football programs in the state from playing football this fall, but it has led to one high school recruit stepping back from a commitment to Louisiana Tech. Johnathan...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2016  |  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
January 30, 2016  |  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 as any you’ll...
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

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

By Matt Lombardi Usually there is 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 Friday night’s game between UAB and Louisiana Tech, members of the Bulldogs’ band began chanting “we have football” at Blazers...
Via College Spun
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

On Sunday, reports surfaced indicating 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 Tech University...
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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