Updated Apr 23, 2007 10:48:35
Dawgs Earn Spring Awards
RUSTON ? Louisiana Tech head coach Derek Dooley named the first annual Spring Award winners during Saturday?s T-Day Spring Game held at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Dooley presented plaques to the eight recipients during halftime of the Bulldogs spring game ? a 28-27 win by the White Team.
Defensive back Weldon Brown and offensive lineman Ryan Considine received the Dawg Fight Award, which is presented to the individuals that demonstrate the best physical and mental condition during the Dawg Fight Off-Season Program.
Defensive end Randy Grigsby and center Lon Roberts were the recipients of the Surprise of Spring Award, which is presented to the individuals who caught the eye of the coaches during the spring and proved they have the ability to be a valuable contributor next season.
Safety Mark Dillard and wide receiver Brian Jackson earned the Big Lick Award, which is presented to the players who consistently play with the most physical toughness.
Linebacker Quin Harris and running back Patrick Jackson were the recipients of the Fourth Quarter Award, which is presented to the individual who consistently plays with the intangibles that are the foundation of the Bulldog Program ? Attitude, Discipline, Toughness, Effort and Team.