Bulldogs look for depth and leadership
University honors 22-member senior class
Houston Bates named MVP
Louisiana Tech defeated Illinois, 35-18, to claim the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl trophy
QB Cody Sokol Named Newcomer of the Year
Photos from LA Tech vs. Rice on Nov. 29, 2014
Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss in Rivalry in Dixie game
Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA
Photos of Louisiana Tech's game hosting UTEP.
Louisiana Tech at UTSA
2013: Played in all 12 games, starting in 10, recording 61 total tackles (32 solo, 29 assisted) with three tackles for a loss of five yards and was credited with two pass break-ups ... Recorded three total tackles (one solo, two assisted) in his collegiate debut at NC State (8/31) ... Registered three total tackles against Lamar (9/7) ... Tallied four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) against Tulane (9/12) with a solo stop for a loss of one yard and a pass break-up ... Notched seven total tackles (six solo, one assisted) at Kansas (9/21) ... Credited with two solo tackles against Army (9/28) ... Registered six total tackles at UTEP (10/5) with two solo stops and four assisted tackles ... Notched nine total tackles (two solo, seven assisted) against North Texas (10/19) ... Registered three total tackles at FIU (10/26) with two solo stops and one assisted tackle ... Made four total stops against Southern Miss (11/9) with an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard ... Registered eight total tackles (two solo, six assisted) against Tulsa (11/23) with a season-high 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards ... Registered four total tackles at UTSA (11/30) with three solo stops and one assisted tackle and was credited with a pass break-up.
High School: Expected to graduate from West Monroe High School in 2013 ... An all-state, all-Northeast Louisiana and all-district honoree ... Led his team to a state championship his junior year (2011) ... Returned two punts for 60 yards and returned one kickoff for four yards his senior year while catching seven passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns and making 43 tackles and five interceptions his junior year ... Coached by Don Shows.
Personal: Xavier Woods ... Son of Barron and Octavia Cobbs ... Born on July 26, 1995 in Monroe, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Louisiana-Lafayette, Stanford and Indiana ... Recruited by Tim Rattay.