Bulldog rookies contribute during 2017 season
Was that a freaky football fall or what? Despite the curious route, Louisiana Tech still earned a free game for the fourth time in as many Decembers.
Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston
Scott rushes for three TDs in victory
Bulldogs hold on for a 42-28 win over Rice.
LA Tech vs. North Texas Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.
2016: Played in all 14 games for the Bulldogs, making two starts in the final two games of the season ... Registered 17 total tackles (12 solo, 5 assisted) and one interception returned 48 yards for a touchdown ... Enjoyed his best game as a Bulldog in the 2016 C-USA Championship against WKU (12/3) where he totaled a season-high six tackles (5 solo, 1 assisted) and his first career interception returned 48 yards for a touchdown.
High School: Graduated from Minden High School in 2016 ... Two-way player that helped lead team to a 9-3 record his senior year, advancing to the second round of the LHSAA 4A state playoffs before falling to Franklinton High School, 35-34 ... Received first team all-district honors his junior and senior years with all-area honors his senior season ... As a safety his junior year, registered seven interceptions returned for 252 yards and four touchdowns ... Ran for 303 yards and six touchdowns on 29 carries, averaging 10.4 yards per carry with a long run of 64 yards and caught 35 passes for 1,027 yards and 13 touchdowns with a long reception of 78 yards, averaging 29.3 yards per reception and 114.1 receiving yards per game his senior year ... Returned six kickoffs for 113 yards, averaging 18.8 yards per return with a long return of 50 yards while kicking off 42 times for 1,951 yards, averaging 46.5 yards per kickoff ... Coached by Spencer Heard.
Personal: L'Jarius Sneed ... Son of Bobby and Jane Sneed ... Born on Jan. 21, 1997 in Minden, Louisiana ... Has three older siblings: Nicole Griffen, T.Q. Mims, T.Q. Harrison ... Brother, T.Q. Mims, played football at Arkansas-Pine Bluff from 2010 to 2013 ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Arkansas State and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Recruited by Blake Baker.
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