Houston Bates named MVP
Louisiana Tech defeated Illinois, 35-18, to claim the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl trophy
LA Tech defeated Rice, 76-31, to clinch the C-USA West Division Title
Coach Holtz previews Saturday's 11 a.m. game against Rice at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston
Bulldogs force five turnovers in biggest conference win since 1956
High School: Graduated from Haughton High School in 2014 ... Lettered in football ... Received first team all-district and first team all-Bossier Parish honors ... Ran for over 2,200 yards ... Coached by Rodney Guin.
Personal: Jarred Travez Craft ... Son of Gregory and Lisa Craft ... Born on Aug. 21, 1995 in Bossier City, La. ... Has four siblings: Jeremy, Jordan, Jalisa and has a twin brother, Jarrod ... Chose Louisiana Tech over ULM and ULL ... Recruited by Stan Eggen.