Post-Game Notes



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Post-Game Notes
Louisiana Tech vs. Houston
Robertson Stadium
Sept. 8, 2012

  • The 56 points scored by Louisiana Tech at Houston marked the most points a Bulldog team has scored in a game since the 2000 season when Tech scored 63 points in a  63-10 win over Mississippi Valley State.
  • With the win, Louisiana Tech now trails the all-time series against Houston, 4-3.
  • The win marked Louisiana Tech’s first win over Houston since 1995.
  • The 56 points scored by Louisiana Tech were the most in the series by the Bulldogs. The previous amount was the 34 points Tech scored in last year’s meeting.
  • The 598 offensive yards recorded by Louisiana Tech is the most ever in the series.
  • Louisiana Tech’s five rushing touchdowns in the game ranks tied for third in school history. The Bulldogs have ran for five scores 12 other times in program history, most recently against Central Arkansas in 2011.
  • The 77 passing attempts and 53 pass completions by Houston mark the most an opponent has recorded in a single game against Louisiana Tech. Houston’s 580 passing yards ranks second and Houston’s 693 total offensive yards ranks fifth.
  • Matt Nelson’s eight points after touchdowns against Houston marks a career high.
  • Matt Nelson now has 133 career points after touchdown, ranking him second all-time at Louisiana Tech. He only trails Josh Scobee who converted 144 PATs in his career from 2000 to 2003.
  • With the win, Louisiana Tech has now won eight consecutive regular season games. That streak currently ranks tied for fourth in the nation along with TCU and Virginia Tech.
  • All three of Louisiana Tech’s first half touchdowns and the first five Louisiana Tech touchdowns were scored by newcomers (Tevin King, Jon Greenwalt and Kenneth Dixon).
  • Tevin King’s three rushing touchdowns were the most by a Tech running back and the most by a Tech freshman since Hunter Lee ran for three touchdowns against New Mexico State on Nov. 26, 2011.
  • Louisiana Tech offensive linemen Kevin Saia and Stephen Warner both made a team-leading 29th consecutive start.