Six signees join two draftees
NFL Draft begins Thursday evening
Representatives from just under 20 pro teams in attendance
Believed to most ever from Tech in a single year
Several student-athletes honored for on and off the field performances
Photos from Louisiana Tech's win over Rice.
2013 NFL Combine
2012 Second Team All-WAC
2012 First Team All-Louisiana
2012 Senior Bowl Watch List
2012: Paved the way for Tech to rush for 245 yards and prevented any sacks in Tech's 56-49 win at Houston (9/8) ... Paved the way for Tech's run game to rush for 333 yards against Rice (9/15) with four rushing touchdowns ... Blocked for a pair of tailbacks to run for over 100 yards against UNLV (10/6) while running back Kenneth Dixon became only the fourth Tech player ever to run for four touchdowns in a game ... Had a standout game against Idaho as the offensive line paved the way for 408 rushing yards (third most in school history), eight rushing touchdowns (a school record), 839 yards of total offense (a school record) and Kenneth Dixon's six rushing touchdowns (a school record) while preventing any sacks in the game ... Helped pave the way for Ray Holley (145 yards rushing, one touchdown) and Kenneth Dixon (144 yards rushing, four touchdowns) to have standout days in a 62-55 win at Texas State (11/10) but sat out the first half after being ejected during the win over UTSA (11/03) ... Blocked for Tech's running back sto run for 283 yards and six touchdown at Texas State (11/10).
2011: Played in all 13 games on the offensive line, helping to pave the way for Tech's tailbacks to run for over 1,800 yards.
2010 (Copiah-Lincoln CC): Helped guide Co-Lin to the MACJC state championship game and a 9-2 record ... Paved the way for Co-Lin to rush for over 175 yards per game and for the team to average almost 335 offensive yards per game ... Coached by Glenn Davis.
2009 (Copiah-Lincoln CC): Guided Co-Lin to a 6-3 record ... Paved the way for the team to rush for over 118 rushing yards per game ... Coached by Glenn Davis.
High School: Graduated from Crystal Springs High School in 2009 ... Played offensive and defensive line ... Recorded 17 tackles his senior year ... Recorded 92 total tackles his junior year with 27 solo stops, causing one fumble and recording four sacks for a loss of three yards ... Coached by David Virgil.
Personal: Oscar L. Johnson ... Son of Oscar and Olivia Johnson ... Born March 1, 1990 in Crystal Springs, Miss. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Baylor, Marshall, Mississippi State, Troy and UAB.