Holtz to Speak at The Happening

Aug. 9, 2017

RUSTON -- Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz will be one of the featured speakers at Blue Bayou – The Happening on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Monroe Civic Center.

Holtz, who is entering his fifth season in Ruston, was named the Conference USA Coach of the Year last season after guiding the Bulldogs to the West Division title, an appearance in the C-USA title game and a win over Navy in the Lockheed Armed Forces Bowl.

Holtz and Co. are one of just four FBS programs that have won at least nine games and a bowl game in each of the last three seasons, joining Clemson, Wisconsin and Utah.

The Bulldogs open the season Sept. 2 hosting Northwestern State at Joe Aillet Stadium. Tech opens the year with back-to-back home games as part of a program record seven-game home slate.

The event will start with a 6 p.m. social and dinner while the program will start at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Marbury Alumni Center at 318-255-7950.

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