On the surface, Mitch Villemez is the poster boy for the linebacker position. The type of disciplined aggression the position requires has been evident in both his performance and appearance on the field for Louisiana Tech ever since he arrived in 2013.
Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz and select student-athletes met with the media Monday as they previewed the team's upcoming game at No. 5 Auburn.
Louisiana Tech committed five turnovers, including three in the fourth quarter, and Northwestern State capitalized each time, including Chris Moore's 47-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Demons to a 30-27 upset win over the Bulldogs before 26,004 fans at Joe Aillet Stadium Saturday night.
After weathering the storm of three straight road games to start the 2014 football season, Louisiana Tech (2-1, 0-1 C-USA) returns to Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday night to revisit the old "State Fair" game against Northwestern State for the Bulldogs' home opener.
With Louisiana Tech's home opener this Saturday quickly approaching, University officials want to remind fans about some regulations dealing with football weekends in Ruston.
This article is reprinted from The Shreveport Times from an unknown date in 1982 recalling one of the more dramatic games in the historic State Fair rivalry game between Louisiana Tech and Northwestern State. Louisiana Tech and Northwestern State meet for the first time since 1994 this Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston.
Due to a Conference USA rule prohibiting a member institution from allowing the student section directly behind the visiting bench, Louisiana Tech is reserving the first five rows between the 35-yard lines on the east side of Joe Aillet Stadium for non-students.
The Louisiana Tech/Ouachita Valley Quarterback Club will hold its first meeting of the season Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Catfish Charlie's located on Louisville Avenue in the Office Depot shopping center.