Post-Game Notes

Sept. 22, 2012

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Game Notes
Louisiana Tech at Illinois
Sept. 22, 2012

-          With the win, Louisiana Tech is now 1-0 all-time against Illinois

-          With the win, Louisiana Tech is now 2-2 when playing Big Ten Conference teams. The Bulldogs have won two in a row.

-          The Bulldogs now have a 10-game regular season winning streak, a mark that ranks third in the nation.

-          LA Tech now has a seven-game road winning streak, the longest such stretch since the mid-1970s.

-          Louisiana Tech is 17-for-17 in red zone scoring this season with 16 touchdowns and one field goal.

-          With a +3 turnover margin Saturday night, the Bulldogs currently have a +21 turnover margin in their 10 game regular season winning streak and a +18 turnover margin in the seven-game road winning streak.

-          This marks the first time Louisiana Tech has scored at least 50 points in three consecutive games in school history.

-          D.J. Banks’ touchdown with 5:58 remaining in the first quarter marked his first score in a Louisiana Tech uniform (he is a transfer from Tulane)

-          Solomon Randle’s interception late in the first quarter was the second of his career and first since facing Boise State in 2010.

-          Louisiana Tech is now outscoring opponents 56-13 in the first quarter through three games this season.

-          The second quarter marked the first time this season Louisiana Tech has been held scoreless in a quarter this season.

-          Antonio Mitchum’s fumble recovery in the end zone for a touchdown marked the first time a Tech player has recovered and returned a fumble for a touchdown since Chad Boyd returned a fumble for a touchdown at Ole Miss on Nov. 12, 2011.

-          Colby Cameron tied a career-best four touchdown passes for the second consecutive game.


 

 

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