A strong performances in a narrow victory by Louisiana Tech’s Vontarrius Dora was the factor in the Bulldog defensive end earning Louisiana’s Defensive Player of the Week honor Tuesday.
Louisiana Tech matched another top program mark Tuesday as the Reese’s Senior Bowl announced that three Bulldogs – Vernon Butler, Kenneth Dixon and Jeff Driskel – have accepted invitations to the premier collegiate all-star game.
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz and select student-athletes spoke with the media Monday in advance of Saturday’s Rivalry in Dixie game against Southern Miss, which is set for 11 a.m. at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston and will determine the Conference USA West Division champion.
Louisiana Tech’s Season of Thanks promotions have entered rivalry week with more great promotions and deals planned leading up to Saturday’s pivotal Rivalry in Dixie football game against Southern Miss.
The final regular season edition of Inside Bulldog Football with Skip Holtz presented by Reladyne is set to air at 6 p.m. Monday evening with special guests Kenneth Dixon and Tommy McClelland set for Monday’s show.
Special teams determined the outcome of a Louisiana Tech game again this season but in a manner very different than 10 weeks ago. A booming punt by Gerald Shouse and a missed 32-yard field goal by UTEP’s Jay Mattox allowed Louisiana Tech to escape El Paso with a 17-15 win Saturday afternoon at the Sun Bowl.
Louisiana Tech plays out in the West Texas town of El Paso Saturday as the Bulldogs look to continue their drive to the Conference USA Championship with a game at UTEP.
The list of names read as a “Who’s Who” of the top players in college football history. Montee Ball, Travis Prentice, Ricky Williams, Marshall Faulk, Cedric Benson, DeMarco Murray … and now Kenneth Dixon.