A total of 123 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Short scrimmage planned for Wednesday's practice
Bulldogs look for depth and leadership
University honors 22-member senior class
Louisiana Tech defeated Illinois, 35-18, to claim the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl trophy
Photos from LA Tech vs. Rice on Nov. 29, 2014
Photos from the 2014 Louisiana Tech vs. Western Kentucky game
Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss in Rivalry in Dixie game
Louisiana Tech Football at North Texas
LA Tech at Louisiana-Lafayette
2013: Ruled ineligible to play in 2013 due to the NCAA transfer rule.
2012 (LSU): Played in nine games with no starts ... Saw action in a backup role at wide receiver and on special teams ... Did not record any statistics.
2011 (LSU): Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011.
High School: Dynamic athlete who played both sides of the ball ... Primarily ran the option from the quarterback position in high school and projects as either a safety or wide receiver at LSU ... Led West Monroe to a 5A State Championship in 2009 and state runner up in 2010 ... Voted Louisiana Sports Writers Association 5A Most Outstanding Offensive Player ... A member of the LSWA 5A All-State Football team in 2010 and an honorable mention in 2009 ... Ranked No. 11 in Louisiana by Tigerbait.com and as the No. 32 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... A consensus three-star prospect by every major recruiting site ... Passed for 1,245 yards and 14 touchdowns his senior year to go along with 974 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns ... Member of the New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List ... Selected to the Baton Rouge Advocate's Second Dozen ... Maintained a 4.0 GPA entering his senior season ... Coached by Don Shows.
Personal: Paul O'Neal Turner ... Parents are Carl and Paula Turner ... Born May 10, 1993 in West Monroe, La.