QB Jeff Driskel named Louisiana’s Newcomer of the Year
LA Tech looking for second consecutive bowl win
Team honored, 26-member senior class recognized
#BowlDogs with second-most number of selections in league
By: Will Trahan
Photos from the 2015 Rivalry in Dixie game against Southern Miss
Photos from Louisiana Tech's game vs. North Texas
Photos from Louisiana Tech's game against Middle Tennessee
Photos from Louisiana Tech's football game at UTSA.
The Bulldogs and Ragin' Cajuns battled it out at Joe Aillet Stadium
2014: Tallied 39 total tackles on the year (32 solo, seven assisted) with 6.5 tacklse for a loss of 14 yards, two interceptions, seven pass break-ups, four QB hurries and a fumble recovery ... Recorded two solo tackles at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) ... Made six total tackles at UL-Lafayette (9/6) including one for a loss of a yard ... Registered two solo tackles and was credited with a pass break-up at North Texas (9/11) ... Notched four solo tackles against Northwestern State (9/20) ... Was credited with a pass break-up at No. 5/5 Auburn (9/27) ... Registered three solo tackles against UTSA (10/18) including one for a loss of four yards ... Made two solo tackles, an interception and a pass break-up at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Recovered a fumble and made three solo tackles while breaking up a pass against Western Kentucky (11/1) ... Registered three total tackles and a pass break-up at UAB (11/8) ... Tallied five total tackles (three solo, two assisted) including a career-high 2.5 tackles for a loss and registered an interception at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Was credited with a quarterback hurry, his first of the season, and two solo tackles against Rice (11/29) ... Registered five total tackles (4 solo, 1 assisted), including one tackle for a loss of one yard, two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Totaled two tackles (one solo, one assisted) against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl with a solo stop for a loss of four yards, a QB hurry and a pass break-up.
2013: Recorded 22 total tackles (17 solo, five assisted) on the year with three interceptions and two pass break-ups as he played in all we games, starting in five ... Assisted on three tackles at NC State (8/31) ... Registered a solo stop against Lamar (9/7), Tulane (9/12), at Kansas (9/21), against Army (9/28) and at UTEP (10/5) ... Notched two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) against North Texas (10/19) ... Recorded two interceptions at FIU (10/26) ... Notched four tackles against Southern Miss (11/9) ... Recorded five solo tackles at Rice (11/16) ... Registered a tackle, an interception and a pass break-up vs. Tulsa (11/23) ... Notched two total tackles at UTSA (11/30).
2012: Finished the year with 37 total tackles (25 solo, 12 assisted) with one tackle for a loss of two yards and six pass break-ups ... Recorded six total tackles (four solo, two assisted) in his first collegiate game at Houston (9/8) ... Recorded five tackles and a pass break-up against Rice (9/15) ... Registered two solo tackles at Illinois (9/22) ... Recorded four total tackles (one solo, three assisted) and was credited with three pass break-ups in a 44-38 win at Virginia (9/29) ... Credited with one pass break-up against UNLV (10/6) ... Credited with two solo tackles in a 59-57 loss against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) ... Registered two total tackles at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Registered four solo tackles, including a tackle for a loss of two yards, against UTSA (11/3) ... Credited with two solo tackles and a pass break-up at Texas State (11/10) ... Registered seven total tackles (three solo, four assisted) against Utah State (11/17) ... Credited with three total tackles at San Jose State (11/24).
2011: Redshirted the 2011 season.
High School: Rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com ... Ranked 25th in Louisiana for the 2011 recruiting class by Louisiana Football Magazine ... Graduated from Jennings High School in 2011 ... Lettered in football, baseball and track all four years ... A three-time all-district honoree ... Rushed for 22 touchdowns and 1,500 yards in his senior year and for 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns his junior year ... Won a state championship in the 4x100m relay and also was a three-time triple and long jump state qualifier ... Coached by Russell Phelps.
Personal: Bryson Wade Abraham ... Goes by "Brice" ... Son of Fredrick and Trish Abraham ... Born on Sept. 27, 1992 in Lake Charles, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, McNeese State and Georgia Southern ... Recruited by Tommy Spangler.