LA Tech defeated Arkansas State 47-28 in Saturday's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
The Bulldogs take on Arkansas State at 8 p.m. CT Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Team relaxes Wednesday evening at welcome party event
Team honored, 26-member senior class recognized
#BowlDogs with second-most number of selections in league
Photos from Louisiana Tech's game vs. North Texas
Photos from Louisiana Tech's game against Middle Tennessee
The Bulldogs and Ragin' Cajuns battled it out at Joe Aillet Stadium
Photos from the Conference USA Championship Game at Marshall
Photos from the LA Tech game at ODU.
2014: Led the team with 86 total tackles (65 solo, 21 assisted) on the season with four sacks for a loss of 32 yards, a team-high four forced fumbles, five QB hurries, five pass break-ups and two interceptions ... Led all players with nine total tackles (six solo, three assisted) at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) ... Registered five total tackles (four solo, one assisted) in a 48-20 rout of UL-Lafayette (9/6) while being credited with a QB hurry ... Forced a fumble and totaled six tackles (five solo, one assisted) at North Texas (9/11) ... Registered eight total tackles (three solo, five assisted) at No. 5/5 Auburn while breaking up a pass ... Registered five solo tackles against UTEP (10/4) while forcing a fumble and being credited with a pass break-up ... Made four total tackles (three solo, one assisted) against UTSA (10/18) and was credited with a pass break-up ... Led the team with seven total tackles (all solo) at Southern Miss (10/25) including a sack for a loss of 10 yards and a pass break-up ... Led the defense against Western Kentucky (11/1) with eight total tackles (six solo, two assisted) with a sack for a loss of eight yards ... Registered six solo tackles including a sack for a loss of five yards and forced a fumble at UAB (11/8) ... Totaled six tackles (three solo, three assisted) and returned an interception two yards at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Totaled three tackles (one solo, two assists) and one pass breakup against Rice (11/29) ... Registered five solo tackles and assisted on two for a total of seven tackles, including one pass break-up and one quarterback hurry at Marshall in the C-USA Championship (12/6) ... Tallied six solo tackles - including one for a loss of nine yards - along with a QB hurry against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl.
2013: Played in all 12 games, starting in six ... Registered 54 total tackles (35 solo, 19 assisted) with 1.5 tackles for a loss of two yards and two fumbles recovered for nine yards ... Opened the year with 11 total tackles at NC State (8/31) ... Registered nine total tackles against Lamar (9/7) ... Totaled six tackles (three solo, three assisted) against Tulane (9/12) and assisted on a tackle for a loss of one yard ... Notched a tackle for a loss at Kansas (9/21) ... Registered two total tackles against Army (9/28) ... Credited with four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) at UTEP (10/5) ... Notched two solo tackles against North Texas (10/19) ... Made two solo tackles at FIU (10/26) and vs. Southern Miss (11/9) ... Registered six solo tackles at Rice (11/16) ... Also registered sixe total tackles (three solo, three assisted) against Tulsa (11/23) while also recovering a fumble for nine yards ... Credited with three total tackles at UTSA (11/30) while recovering a fumble for the second consecutive game.
2012: Recorded 10 total tackles in 2012 with eight solo stops and two assisted tackles ... Registered a solo tackle at Illinois (9/22) ... Assisted on a tackle at Virginia (9/29) ... Recorded two solo tackles against UNLV (10/6) ... Registered one tackle on special teams against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) ... Recorded two solo tackles at Texas State (11/10) ... Made one solo stop at San Jose State (11/24).
High School: A three-star athlete that lettered in football, track and field and basketball at Ruston High School ... Registered 104 solo tackles, 55 assisted tackles, nine tackles for a loss, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, 31 pass break-ups, six interceptions, eight blocked field goals, one interception returned 96 yards for a touchdown and two kickoff returns for a score his senior year as he led Ruston to the third round of the playoffs ... Named first team all-district, honorable mention all-state and the Elite 22 Defensive MVP of the Year ... Coached by Billy Laird.
Personal: Kentrell Montez Brice ... Born on Aug. 11, 1994 in Ruston, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Missouri, Oregon State, Nebraska, Kansas State and Indiana ... Recruited by Tommy Spangler.