Recognition for Terrell Pinson's standout performance against UTSA continued to come rolling in Tuesday as the senior was named the Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week.
After one of the most productive defensive efforts in the FBS last week, including two interceptions and fumble recovery for a touchdown, Louisiana Tech senior S Terrell Pinson has been named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week and the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week.
Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz and select student-athletes met with the media Monday in advance of the team's Rivalry in Dixie game at Southern Miss Saturday.
Officials from Conference USA and Louisiana Tech, in conjunction with Fox Sports, announced Monday that LA Tech's Nov. 1 Homecoming game against Western Kentucky will kickoff at 2 p.m. CT and will be televised on FSN.
On a day where points were at a premium due to the stellar play of the two defenses, Louisiana Tech turned three third-quarter turnovers into 21 points as the Bulldogs held on for a 27-20 victory over UTSA 18,071 fans at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Louisiana Tech will draw attention to two challenging opponents Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium as the program will host Conference USA West Divisional foe UTSA in the school's annual "Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer" game set for an 11 a.m. kickoff in Ruston.
At first glance, those who love to watch the game of football may view it in terms of helmets and shoulder pads. It would be easy to overlook the stories behind the facemasks; that each player has traveled his own winding road to reach a destination. DeAngelo Brooks took an abnormal path to football at Louisiana Tech.
Two years ago, Taylor Burch walked away from football. Given an ultimatum to choose between the two true loves of his life - football and baseball - he chose the latter and moved on. Before delving into his decision, let's rewind to where it all began.