LA Tech defeated UTSA, 27-20
Representatives from just under 20 pro teams in attendance
Several student-athletes honored for on and off the field performances
Louisiana Tech vs. Idaho
Louisiana Tech vs. Idaho
2012: Finished the season second on the team in total tackles with 76 stops (25 solo, 51 assisted) with 3.5 tackles for a loss of 20 yards that included a sack for a loss of 12 yards while forcing one fumble and recovering two fumbles, inlcuding one four a touchdown at Illinois ... Assisted on a tackle at Houston (9/8) ... Recorded a career-high eight total tackles (three solo, five assisted) against Rice (9/15) ... Registered a career day in the Bulldogs' 52-24 win at Illinois (9/2) with 10 total tackles, including eight solo stops, two tackles for a loss of 18 yards, a sack for a loss of 12 yards, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries including one in the end zone for a touchdown ... Credited with 11 total tackles (one solo, 10 assisted) in a 44-38 win at Virginia (9/29) ... Led the team with 10 total tackles against UNLV (10/6) with an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard ... Registered four total tackles including a solo tackle for a loss of one yard against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) ... Led Tech with seven total tackles (two solo, five assisted) as the Bulldogs held Idaho (10/20) to 0-for-11 on third down conversions ... Registered six total tackles (two solo, four assisted) at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Credited with five total tackles against UTSA (11/3) with one solo stop and four assisted tackles ... Assisted on one tackle at Texas State (11/10) ... Recorded five total tackles (three solo, two assisted) against Utah State (11/17) ... Credited with eight total tackles (two solo, six assisted) in the season finale at San Jose State (11/24).
2011: Played in all 13 games on special teams, making 14 total tackles (eight solo, six assisted) with one forced fumble ... Saw action against Southern Miss (9/3), primarily on special teams ... Credited with one solo tackle against Central Arkansas (9/10) ... Recorded a solo tackle against Houston (9/17) ... Saw action on special teams at Mississippi State (9/24) ... Recorded two total tackles at Utah State (10/22) ... Assisted on two tackles against San Jose State (10/29) ... Recorded two solo tackles and forced a fumble for the first time in his career at Fresno State (11/5) ... Recorded a solo tackle - stopping a kickoff return for no yards - at Ole Miss (11/12) ... Assisted on a tackle at Nevada (11/19) ... Recorded two solo tackles against No. 15 TCU (12/21) in the Poinsettia Bowl.
2010 (Georgia Military College): Rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com ... Played in nine games, recording 32 total tackles with 22 solo stops and 10 assisted tackles ... Registered eight tackles for a loss of 32 yards and five sacks for a loss of 29 yards ... Recovered two fumbles while helping lead his team to a 6-3 record.
2009 (Georgia Military College): Named all-America honorable mention by the NJCAA ... Played in all 10 games, recording 45 total tackles with 37 solo stops and eight assisted tackles ... Recorded 12 tackles for a loss of 54 yards and seven sacks for a loss of 45 yards ... Forced three fumbles and recorded one interception returned 50 yards for a touchdown.
High School: Lettered in football, track, basketball and baseball at Hemingway High School ... Graduated in 2009 ... Named team MVP ... Set the school record in the 110m hurdles and was a back-to-back state champion.
Personal: Antonio Mitchum ... Son of Angela McKnight ... Born on Sept. 13, 1990 in Georgetown, S.C. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Washington State ... Recruited by Tommy Spangler.