Trent Taylor became the first player in Armed Forces Bowl history to haul in 10 receptions in the Armed Forces Bowl, he finished the contest with 12. Carlos Henderson also had 10 receptions in the win over Navy.
Trent Taylor set a new Armed Forces Bowl record with 233 yards receiving in the game.
Trent Taylor now has 20 games with 100 or more yards receiving. That ranks second in Louisiana Tech history, behind only Troy Edwards.
Ryan Higgins set an Armed Forces Bowl record with 29 pass completions, those 29 completions also broke a Louisiana Tech bowl record, previously held by Jeff Driskel who had 26 in last seasons New Orleans Bowl against Arkansas State.
Ryan Higgins four passing touchdowns broke a Louisiana Tech bowl record that was previously held by Jeff Driskel who threw for three touchdowns against Arkansas State in the New Orleans bowl.
Trent Taylor set a Louisiana Tech bowl record with 12 receptions, breaking his own record of 10 last season in the New Orleans Bowl.
Trent Taylor set a Louisiana Tech bowl record with 233 receiving yards, shattering the previous record for 178 by Delwyn Daigre in the 2001 Humanitarian Bowl against Clemson.
Louisiana Tech set an Armed Forces Bowl team record with 31 first downs, breaking the previous record of 29 by Kansas.
Louisiana Tech tied an Armed Forces Bowl record with seven-of-eight scoring on Red Zone scoring.
On Louisiana Tech’s opening drives, Ryan Higgins rolled to the outside and fought his way into the end zone for a two-yard rushing touchdown with 13:35 remaining in the first quarter. It was the quickest score to open a game in Armed Forces Bowl history.
Trent Taylor hauled in a 19-yard touchdown reception with 18 seconds remaining in the first quarter to put LA Tech ahead 17-7. It was Taylor’s first touchdown since November 12 against UTSA.
Carlos Henderson went up and over a Navy defender on a fade route to the corner of the end zone, putting the Bulldogs back in front 24-21 with 7:15 remaining in the second quarter.
Higgins found Trent Taylor for a 51-yard touchdown reception with 35 seconds remaining in the half. That touchdown catch gave the Bulldogs a 31-24 lead going into the locker room.
The Bulldogs scored their first touchdown of the second half with 13:10 remaining in the fourth quarter on a 12 yard rush by Boston Scott. The touchdown gave LA Tech a 28-31 lead.
Carlos Henderson pulled in another crucial touchdown on a fade route on third and long, this one for 4 yards to put the Bulldogs back ahead 45-38.
On Navy’s opening drive, Prince Sam jumped on a loose football for his first fumble recovery of the 2016 season.