QB U has another legend to add to its storied list of products. Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel, who found immense success over his time in Ruston, was chosen in the sixth round of the NFL Draft when he was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers Saturday with the 207th overall selection.
Kenneth Dixon’s hometown of Strong, Arkansas has a population of 540. There were likely more people than that in Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre Friday evening as Kenneth Dixon’s name was called in the 2016 National Football League Draft. The record-setting running back was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 134th...
The weather forecast was foggy and unseasonably warm on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. At 8:31 a.m., Kenneth Dixon’s National Letter of Intent arrived on the fax machine at the football offices in the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.
Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection.
Note: This story originally ran in the Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Tech Football Game Program as the Bulldogs hosted Middle Tennessee. It is reprinted here in advance of the NFL Draft. Before every football game, Vernon Butler has an important decision to make … deciding which pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses he wants to wear. He started ...
In a celebrity-filled Joe Aillet Stadium it was a handful of younger players that stole the show as the Bulldogs (offense) upended LA Tech (defense), 62-49, in the 2016 Louisiana Tech Spring Game presented by Dairy Queen.
Officials from Conference USA announced Friday that two Louisiana Tech Football games in the 2016 season have moved dates due to national television broadcasts.
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz announced Thursday that NFL Hall of Fame defensive lineman Fred Dean and current Cleveland Browns defensive back Tramon Williams – both Louisiana Tech graduates – will serve as guest head coaches for the upcoming LA Tech Spring Game presented by Dairy Queen this Saturday.