LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

Louisiana Tech's Boykins, UAB's Baxter suspended for fight

IRVING, Texas (AP) Conference USA says Louisiana Tech's Jacobi Boykins and UAB's Hakeem Baxter are suspended one game for fighting in the benches-clearing mayhem that led to multiple ejections from Thursday's game. Boykins will miss Louisiana Tech's game at Middle Tennessee. Baxter will miss UAB's home game against Southern Mississippi. Players from both benches spilled onto...
Via Associated Press
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech’s Jacobi Boykins threw down a ridiculous in-game 360 dunk

There would seem to be a decent chance that you missed last night’s Louisiana Tech-Charlotte college basketball game, and if so, you missed one hell of a dunk. Check out this IN-GAME 360 dunk from Louisiana Tech junior Jacobi Boykins: In-game 360 dunks amaze me, for two reasons: 1. Well, they’re just so damn incredible, obviously. I mean, they’re incredible in an empty...
Via The Comeback
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Armed Forces Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.Navy is coming off a loss to Army, a...
Via Yardbarker
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech QB Ryan Higgins arrested for DWI

There is some bad news for what was expected to be a very major player for the Louisiana Tech football program this season. Early Friday morning, projected starting quarterback Ryan Higgins was arrested for DWI. The News Star reported the news which states Higgins “was booked at just after 5 a.m. and had a bond of $1,750.” Higgins served as the primary backup to Jeff Driskel...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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

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

DT Vernon Butler drew rave reviews at NFL Scouting Combine

One of the deepest positions in this year’s NFL Draft class is defensive line, and one who drew rave reviews at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last month was Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler. As one scout told Bob McGinn of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “everybody loved” Butler at the Combine. Big 5-technique,” the scout said. “He can do a lot...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 07, 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

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
January 13, 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
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