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LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

Louisiana Tech gets a ‘top notch’ facility upgrade

In an offense headlined by Florida transfer Jeff Driskel (1,140 yards, 9 TD) and leading rusher Kenneth Dixon (2014 – 1,299 yards, 22 TD), the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs welcome the 2015 season in their newborn facility, the Davison Athletic Complex. Built with convex-shaped oakwood partitions within the locker room, the players marvel more at their ceiling and wall art, which are...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MS State G Xavian Stapleton out 6 months with torn ACL

Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Xavian Stapleton tore his ACL earlier this week and will be out for six months. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Stapleton’s injury on Twitter. Mississippi State's Xavian Stapleton suffered a torn ACL earlier this week, source told @CBSSports. Out next six months. La Tech transfer. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) August 20, 2015 A transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavian Stapleton arrested for driving with suspended license

Mississippi State Bulldogs wing Xavian Stapleton has been arrested for driving with a suspended license. Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported the arrest, which was originally broken by the Clarion Ledger. Stapleton becomes the second player to be arrested since former UCLA head coach Ben Howand was hired to come coach in Starkville, as big man Johnny Zuppardo...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  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

Xavian Stapleton headed to Mississippi State

Former Louisiana Tech guard Xavian Stapleton has committed to Mississippi State. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Stapleton’s decision on Twitter. BREAKING: Louisiana Tech transfer Xavian Stapleton has committed to Mississippi State, source told @CBSSports. Averaged 6.7 PPG. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) July 5, 2015 Stapleton averaged 6.7 points per game for the Bulldogs...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 2015 Preview and Prediction

Louisiana Tech went from 4-8 in 2014 to 9-5 and Conference USA West Division champions in Year 2 under Skip Holtz. This season, the Bulldogs are the...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech hires Eric Konkol as new basketball coach

  Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland says Konkol ''has a national reputation as a great recruiter'' and is a rising star in coaching. Konkol begins...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 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

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: 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

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

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

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

Louisiana Tech Tweets A Strange Infographic Comparing Its Own Loss At Auburn To LSU’s

Two weeks ago, Auburn blew out LSU 41-7. That result was probably made Louisiana Tech fans feel a bit better about their team—the Bulldogs lost at Jordan-Hare the week before 45-17—but the program wouldn’t go bragging about losing to the Tigers by 28 rather than 34, would it? Yes, yes it would. This also happened today. LA Tech pleading for some attention by comparing losses...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn vs. Louisiana Tech – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Flickr/stevenv Seven of Auburn’s nine remaining games will be against opponents who are currently ranked in both major college football polls. This week, however, the Tigers get a bit of a breather as they take on Louisiana Tech at home. Auburn sits at 3-0 and most recently knocked off Kansas State on the road. Louisiana Tech is 2-2, and actually played another national title contender...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at North Texas Mean Green: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and North Texas Mean Green will face off against one another in a match-up of two teams with 1-1 records. Coverage of the game between Louisiana Tech and North Texas will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Mean Green Stadium in Denton, TX. The Odds: North Texas is a 4.5 point favorite against  Louisiana Tech. The...
Via Tireball.com
September 11, 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

FIU crushed by Louisiana Tech 85-51

Jaron Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Louisiana Tech crushed FIU 85-51 on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech (14-3, 2-0 Conference USA) led 42-24 at intermission, mostly due to the Bulldogs 19 trips to the foul line while FIU attempted just seven. FIU (9-8, 1-1) also lost the rebounding battle, allowing Louisiana Tech 11 first half offensive rebounds and grabbing...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois hires Dameron as head coach

Eastern Illinois University has hired Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Kim Dameron as its head football coach. EIU says Friday that Dameron will take over for Dino Babers, who became head coach at Bowling Green after leading the Panthers to the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals. Dameron has never been a head coach. He spent last season at Louisiana Tech after...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats Louisiana-Monroe 83-61

Alex Hamilton led Louisiana Tech with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists on Sunday in an 83-61 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. Michale Kyser put Louisiana Tech up by 20 with a layup just 8 seconds into the second half and the Bulldogs never allowed ULM to get any closer. Jaron Johnson and Cordarius Johnson each scored 12. Michale Kyser added 10 points and four blocks for...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 15 LSU women beat Louisiana Tech 81-69

Raigyne Moncrief had 17 points and No. 15 LSU women held Louisiana Tech to only 29.4 percent shooting in an 81-69 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Jeanne Kenney added 13 points for LSU (4-1) which led 54-40 with 13:00 to play when a fight broke out. Officials reviewed the video and ejected DaShawn Harden and Danielle Ballard of LSU and TyJae' Chenevert of Louisiana Tech...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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