There will be postseason implications on the line when Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion meet for the first time in football Saturday as both teams need a win to claim something.
On Saturday Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion will play each other for the first time in football when the Monarchs host LA Tech at Foreman Field, but the history between the two schools goes back to the late 1970s in a way that shaped a sport on a national level.
Tre Carter grew up in the small town of Buena Vista, Georgia, a simple place with just one red light and one high school for the population of 2,500. Up until a few years ago, Carter had to do all the growing up without a father, who had succumbed to living a bad life on the streets. His mother, Tonya Andrews, had to be the mom and...
Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz and select student-athletes met with the media Monday in advance of the team's game at Old Dominion Saturday.
Cody Sokol threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns and Kenneth Dixon ran for three scores as Louisiana Tech overpowered UAB, 40-24, Saturday morning at Legion Field.
With the win, LA Tech has won five straight and improves to 7-3 on the season, including a 6-0 record in Conference USA. The five straight victories is a first since 2012 when LA Tech started the season 5-0.
The battle for capturing Conference USA's West Division title will turn east over two of the last three games of the season starting with an 11 a.m. kickoff at UAB Saturday at Legion Field.
As Louisiana Tech continues its quest for a Conference USA West Division title Saturday at UAB, the game is set to be televised nationally in 79 different television markets across the country by the American Sports Network (ASN).