Tim Molton Joins Louisiana Tech Football Team

Sept. 15, 2009

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech head football coach Derek Dooley announced Tuesday that former LSU wide receiver Tim Molton has transferred to LA Tech, enrolled in classes and has joined the football team.

Molton, a native of Montz, La., joins the LA Tech program after spending one year at LSU. Molton redshirted the 2008 season for the Tigers. Due to NCAA transfer rules, Molton is required to sit out the 2009 season but will be eligible to play for three seasons beginning in 2010.

Louisiana Tech returns to the friendly confines of Joe Aillet Stadium this week to host Nicholls State in the Bulldogs' home opener. Kickoff between LA Tech and the Colonels is set for 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at the LA Tech Ticket Office, by calling (318) 257-3631 or by going online to LATechSports.com.

For complete coverage of Bulldog Football, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.

POSITION: Wide Receiver
HOMETOWN: Montz, La.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

A versatile athlete who earned all-district honors in three sports - football, basketball and track ... Rated as the No. 13 prospect in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com ... Earned a spot on SuperPrep's All-Southwest team ... Named to the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... A member of the 2008 Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ... A Class 5A all-state honorable mention honoree ... Caught 44 passes for 912 yards and 11 touchdowns during Destrehan's Class 5A championship season in 2007 ... Punted for Destrehan, averaging 42 yards per punt, earning first-team all-district honors ... Came into his own as a junior, catching 36 passes for 608 yards and eight touchdowns ... Class 5A state runner-up in the long jump as a junior at 24 feet, 2.75 inches ... Coached by Steve Robichaux.




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