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Skip Holtz’s Son Doesn’t Seem To Believe That Florida Utilized Jeff Driskel’s “Strengths”

Earlier this week, it was announced that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel would be transferring to Louisiana Tech to play out his final year of collegiate eligibility. Driskel will be teaming up with head coach Skip Holtz, who has also had stops at East Carolina and South Florida in the last decade, to attempt to improve upon a successful nine-win 2014 campaign. Monday, Holtz’s...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Gators QB Jeff Driskel headed to LA Tech

Former Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel is leaving the sunshine state and heading to Louisiana Tech reports JC Shurburtt of 247 Sports. Driskel has already graduated and could immediately start wherever he lands. Apparently that landing spot will be at Louisiana Tech. Under head coach Skip Holtz, the Bulldogs were 9-5 last season but in need of a quarterback after Cody Sokol...
Via Tireball.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Illini open Big Ten bowl slate, face La Tech

DALLAS (AP) Illinois needed to win its last two games to become bowl eligible, then had to wait another week before finding out if there would be more football. Louisiana Tech knew after winning six of seven at the end of the regular season that it was going to a bowl. And the Bulldogs have already played an extra week, a tight 26-23 loss to Marshall in the Conference USA championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA notebook: Louisiana Tech in West driver's seat

By Doug Smock As Marshall is poised to take a virtual two-game lead on the rest of the East Division, all the suspense in Conference USA rests in the West - and Louisiana Tech is trying to sap that a few weeks early.The Bulldogs (4-3 overall, 3-0 C-USA) of coach Skip Holtz travel to Southern Mississippi (3-4, 1-2), the Thundering Herd's next foe after today's game against Florida...
Via Charleston Daily Mail - Marshall
October 24, 2014

C-USA notebook: Herd keeps an eye on FAU-UAB game

By Doug Smock Four teams sit a game in the loss column behind Marshall in Conference USA's East Division, and that number could well be reduced to one by the end of the day.The Thundering Herd (6-0, 2-0) must take care of Florida International (3-4, 2-1) tonight, lest the Thundering Herd be thrown out of the Top 25 and into a sudden logjam. Before that 6 p.m. kickoff in Miami...
Via Charleston Daily Mail - Marshall
October 17, 2014

La Tech coach: No. 5 Auburn better than last year

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz has studied Auburn's game film from both this season and last, and comes away far more impressed with the 2014 version of the Tigers. ''We have watched a lot of film from 2013 and I do not think it is close how much better they are this year than what they were a year ago,'' Holtz said. ''It is scary to think that a year ago they...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 Oklahoma ready to make new memories

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma finally gets a chance to live up to the hype. The Sooners have gotten tons of attention since beating Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The opener Saturday at home against Louisiana Tech offers the fourth-ranked Sooners a chance to move to the next chapter. Quarterback Trevor Knight has received plenty of attention for his MVP performance against Alabama, and...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Trevor Knight will try to avoid the SI Cover Jinx. (Twitter/@SINow) While Oklahoma fans are still basking in the glow of their last football game, a 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset win over Alabama, the Sooners have even bigger goals in 2014-15. In large part because of the Alabama win, Oklahoma hype is through the roof, and the Sooners are the favorite in the Big 12, and should be a contender...
Via College Spun
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football 2014: The 7 Worst Head Coaches In The Game

Sometimes a good idea really turns out to be a bad one. In the world of college coaches choosing the light leader of your program is more than just wins and loses. Take into account pleasing alumni, fundraising, traveling to alumni functions and winning on the field and in the classroom. It is as busy, if not more so, than the professional level.When these coaches were hired, it...
Via Football Nation
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the Badgers 2014 football schedule

Last week we wrote about the fact that some fans are putting way too much pressure and importance on the Badgers season opener against LSU. In pointing out why, we showed that there are games that will ultimately make or break the season but we never pointed out which one ultimately mattered most. Well, that answer isn’t too far away anymore, as we give you a look at the Badgers...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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