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LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit basketball star Michael White explains why he became Florida's head coach

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit High basketball star Michael White talks about why he left Louisiana Tech to become Florida's head coach.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Arkansas will open 2016 with Louisiana Tech

Arkansas will open the 2016 football season with a game against Louisiana Tech, according to a news release.
Via WholeHogSports
6 days ago

Louisiana Tech basketball names Konkol as new coach

RUSTON, La. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech is set to hire Eric Konkol

With Michael White heading to Gainesville to coach the Florida Gators, current and former Louisiana Tech players were calling for assistant coach Dusty May. May decided to join White at Florida, but the athletes found out their new coach late Saturday night as former Miami assistant Eric Konkol will take over the job this week. Konkol has worked multiple years with Jim Larranaga...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermaine Ruttley Headed to UALR, Not Louisiana Tech

After re-opening his recruitment following a commitment to Louisiana Tech, former Florida A&M guard Jermaine Ruttley has told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will instead attend Arkansas-Little Rock. Terrific get for Arkansas-Little Rock coach Chris Beard. Picked up transfer Jermaine Ruttley — who had committed to Louisiana Tech. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 16, 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael White Is Florida’s ‘Leading Candidate’

Michael White of Louisiana Tech is Florida's "leading candidate" according to a report from Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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

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

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
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