LA Tech opens C-USA play this Saturday, Sept. 16 against WKU in Bowling Green
LA Tech falls to Mississippi State
Kickoff is set for 6;30 p.m. CT at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston
Dancy scores TD in return to the field
Bulldogs score 28 unanswered points to defeat the Demons, 52-24, in season opener
Louisiana Tech Football at Mississippi State
2016: Redshirted after he was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma in early October of 2016 ... Endured four months of chemotherapy treatments and radiation at St. Jude's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, before learning he was cancer-free on Feb. 9, 2017 ... Officially returned to the field during spring practice in April 2017.
2015: Saw action in all 13 games, totaling 17 kickoff returns for 296 yards with a long of 47 yards ... Also recorded five total tackles (three solo, two assisted) on punt coverage ... Totaled 103 all-purpose yards in his first collegiate appearance against Southern (9/5) with two rushing yards, 30 receiving and 71 kick return yards ... Recorded 27 all-purpose yards on two kick returns against WKU (9/10) ... Returned one kickoff for 13 yards against Kansas State (9/19) ... Assisted on a tackle against FIU (9/26) ... Returned a kickoff for 17 yards against ULL (10/3) ... Returned four kickoffs for 76 yards against UTSA (10/10) ... Returned a career-high five kicks for 58 yards against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Returned two kickoffs for 34 yards against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Recorded a solo tackle against North Texas (11/7) ... Registered one solo tackle versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
Personal: Jaqwis Dizhante Dancy ... Son of Sean and Debra Dancy ... Born on April 22, 1997 in Homer, Louisiana ... Has three siblings, JaNyran Dancy, Jyran Dancy and JyRezhia Nathan ... Chose Louisiana Tech over SMU ... Recruited by Tim Rattay.
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