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  4.14: Coach Dykes Quotes
  4.14: T-Day Spring Game Stats

  4.11: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  4.11: Coach Dykes on Day 14

  4.09: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  4.09: Coach Dykes on Day 13
Video  4.09: Jeff Koonz
Video  4.09: Jacarri Jackson

  4.05: Quotes
  4.05: Scrimmage No. 3 Stats
Photos  4.05: Scrimmage No. 3
               Photo Gallery
Video  4.05: Coach Dykes on Day 12
Video  4.05: Rob Likens
Video  4.05: Solomon Randle
Video  4.05: Colby Cameron

  4.04: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  4.04: Coach Dykes on Day 11
Video  4.04: Kevin Curtis
Video  4.04: Pierre Ingram

  4.02: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  4.02: Coach Dykes on Day 10
Video  4.02: Myles White
Video  4.02: Shakeil Lucas

  3.30: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.30: Coach Dykes on Day 9
Video  3.30: Quinton Patton
Video  3.30: Vince Cano
Video  3.30: Myles White
Video  3.30: Kendrick James

Video  3.29: Chad Boyd

  3.28: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.28: Coach Dykes on Day 8
Video  3.28: Tony Franklin
Video  3.28: Ray Holley

  3.26: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.26: Coach Dykes on Day 7
Video  3.26: Colby Cameron
Video  3.26: IK Enemkpali
Video  3.26: Ryan Allen
Video  3.26: DJ Banks

  3.24: Quotes
  3.24: Scrimmage No. 1 Stats
Photos  3.24: Scrimmage No. 1
               Photo Gallery
Video  3.24: Coach Dykes on Day 6
Video  3.24: IK Enemkpali
Video  3.24: Rufus Porter
Video  3.24: Stephen Warner
Video  3.24: Hunter Lee
Video  3.24: Myles White
Video  3.24: Colby Cameron

  3.23: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.23: Coach Dykes on Day 5
Video  3.23: Colby Cameron
Video  3.23: Jacarri Jackson
Video  3.23: Dave Clark
Video  3.23: Ray Holley
Video  3.23: Quinton Patton

  3.21: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.21: Coach Dykes on Day 4
Video  3.21: Vince Cano

  3.19: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.19: Coach Dykes on Day 3
Video  3.19: Hunter Lee
Video  3.19: Kendrick James
Video  3.19: Chad Boyd

  3.17: Coach Dykes Quotes
Video  3.17: Coach Dykes on Day 2
Video  3.17: Quinton Patton
Video  3.17: Myles White
Video  3.17: DJ Banks

Video  3.16: Coach Dykes on Day 1
Photos  3.16: Practice 1 Photo Gallery

  3.15: LA Tech Pro Day

 Spring Practice
 03.16  Practice No. 1
 03.17  Practice No. 2
 03.19  Practice No. 3
 03.21  Practice No. 4
 03.23  Practice No. 5
 03.24  Practice No. 6
 Scrimmage No. 1
 Recap | Quotes | Stats
 03.26  Practice No. 7
 03.28  Practice No. 8
 03.30  Practice No. 9
 Scrimmage No. 2
 04.02  Practice No. 10
 04.04  Practice No. 11
 04.05  Practice No. 12
 Scrimmage No. 3
 04.09  Practice No. 13
 04.11  Practice No. 14
 04.14  T-Day Spring Game

 

 2012 Schedule
 08.30  Texas A&M
 09.08  at Houston
 09.15  Rice
 09.22  at Illinois
 09.29  at Virginia
 10.06  UNLV
 10.20  Idaho
 10.27  at New Mexico State
 11.03  UTSA (Homecoming)
 11.10  at Texas State
 11.17  Utah State
 11.24  at San Jose State

 

SPRING CENTRAL 2012
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  Saturdayday, April 14


The T-Day Spring Game was a success! Thanks to all of the fans who came out to support the team as they wrapped up spring practice.

 

  Thursday, April 12


Quiet day on campus today with only our T-Day Spring Game left as a part of spring football but we have a couple of links for you to check out including a look at how the team is remembering and honoring Tyrone Duplessis and a very in-depth look at 2012 opponent UTSA.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Tech Honors the Memory of Duplessis - KTAL-6
No. 124 - Texas-San Antonio - Pre-Snap Read

 

  Wednesday, April 11


The team practiced for about two hours this afternoon as Louisiana Tech entered the final stretch of spring practice this year. All that is left on the docket is the 2012 T-Day Spring Game, set for Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. We hope to see you there!

 

  Monday, April 9


After a long, relaxing weekend for most (watch the interview with Jeff Koonz on LA Tech All-Access to see why he was the exception), the players have returned from a long Easter Break and are back in action. The team only has one real practice left (Wednesday, 4 p.m.) before the end of spring hits with the annual T-Day Spring Game. We hope to see you at Joe Aillet Stadium Saturday!

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Livas Ready for Upcoming NFL Season - Houma Courier

 

  Thursday, April 5


And the third scrimmage is in the books! The offense continues to show improvement and Zach Griffith adeptly handled the second team offense as the team scrimmaged this evening before a long Easter weekend break. Check out lots of great interviews on LA Tech All-Access!

 

  Wednesday, April 4


Quiet day yesterday with the obvious exception of several claps of thunder along with the storms that hit the Ruston area. We're geared up for the team's 11th practice of the spring today at 4 p.m.

SCHEDULE CHANGE
Louisiana Tech's 12th practice and third scrimmage of the spring will still be held tomorrow but the time has changed to a 6 p.m. start.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Ray Guy Winner Eyes Even Better 2012 - News-Star
Offensive Lineman is Mr. Tech - News-Star

 

  Monday, April 2


Lots of stuff going on in Ruston as the team's "lights out" defense took that term to a whole new level Monday. The campus lost power in the midst of a powerful rainstorm and Tech players ended up dressing for practice in a dark locker room.

Meanwhile, as you can see below, Vince Cano earned headlines nationally as his talented tapping two-step stole the show.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
And Now, A Tap-Dancing O-Lineman -SI.com
Local Standout Making Waves in Spring - News-Star
Jackson Adds Confidence to Big Play Ability - News-Star

 

  Friday, March 30


Another busy day on campus! The team is gearing up for another practice and short scrimmage this evening (spring session #9 of 15). Meanwhile, a college football writer for SI.com has been on campus all day interviewing coaches and student-athletes. The national media is starting to realize the potential for the 2012 Tech team.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Tech Holds Second Scrimmage -New-Star
Q&A: Tech's Dykes Talks Spring Football - Shreveport Times

 

  Wednesday, March 28


You read the book, now see the movie!

After reporting on Louisiana Tech's spring football practice through the written (or in this case, typed) word, Chad Boyd took some time to talk about the Bulldogs defense on LA Tech All-Access. Watch his in-depth analysis of Tech's defense here.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
2012 Louisiana Tech Football: Depth, Experience and #FreeLATech - SB Nation
Injured Boyd Breaks Down Tech Spring Drills - News-Star

 

  Wednesday, March 28


A Different Take

Today's practice report is a little different than normal. Stepping outside the box, LATechSports.com handed over the proverbial pen and paper to DB Chad Boyd, who is unable to participate in spring drills due to an injury. Read his full report on Wednesday's practice. What do you think of his assessment of the Bulldogs?

No updates or links yesterday mainly because Tuesday was spent in Shreveport planning for Louisiana Tech's season opener against Texas A&M. The LA Tech game management staff is already planning and troubleshooting as much as possible to make the A&M game a great experience for everyone!

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Heat Poses Additional Challenge for Bulldogs - News-Star
Tech's QB-WR Combos Starting to Gel - KTBS
Has Tech Enjoyed a 'Championship Bounce'? - KTBS
D.J. Banks Turning Heads - KNOE
Offense Struggles in First Scrimmage - KNOE
Dykes Pleased with First Scrimmage- KSLA

  Monday, March 26


Monday's abnormal hot temperatures was just one of several subplots surrounding Tech's seventh practice of the spring. The heat, coming off a scrimmage and more were just some of the subplots, along with players still fighting for a chance to start. Find out about all of that and more in today's practice report and All-Access videos!

 

  Saturday, March 24


Today's scrimmage was a success... for the defense, mainly. The offensive line and running game looked good on the offense but the receivers got a wake-up call in showing they drop too many passes.

The defensive front got a lot of good pressure and Rufus Porter showed why he wants to take Jay Dudley's job. Links to the recap, quotes, a photo gallery, stats and lots of great videos are to the left.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Duck Punt: How Phil Robertson found stardom after giving up football - Sports Illustrated
Tech football season approaches, Bulldogs host spring scrimmage - Monroe News-Star
Louisiana Tech's Fifth Spring Practice Gets Physical - KTBS

  Friday, March 23


Scrimmage up next! After today's practice, the Bulldogs are ready to hit somebody. They'll get their chance tomorrow morning at Tech's first spring scrimmage (9:30 a.m., March 24, Joe Aillet Stadium).

Lots of great videos from today's practice linked to the right and an interesting story from The News-Star on Chad Boyd is linked below.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Senior Safety Boyd says "Call Me Coach" - Monroe News-Star

 

  Thursday, March 22


LA Tech Football Headlines:
Consistency: Dykes "It Makes Our Practices More Productive" - Monroe News-Star
Notes from Practice No. 4 - Bleed Tech Blue
College Football Spotlight: Senior WR Quinton Patton - Louisiana Football Magazine

  Wednesday, March 21


A story to hear! Vince Cano had a rather unusual bowl trip last December - he experienced San Diego from a hospital room of all places. Watch him talk about his story and two unexpected surgeries and watch what Coach Dykes had to say about Tech's fourth spring practice all on LA Tech All-Access.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE UPDATE

Practice is still on! It looks like most of the rain has moved out of the Lincoln Parish area. The team will practice at 4 p.m. at Joe Aillet Stadium as regularly scheduled.

Why practice in the rain? Three answers: Southern Miss 2010, Southern Miss 2011 and New Mexico State 2011. All three of those games were played in the rain with the two rain games of 2011 being particularly soggy (the Southern Miss game in 2011 was actually played in Tropical Storm Lee).

LA Tech Football Headlines:
James Honors Duplessis with No. 22 - Monroe News-Star

  Tuesday, March 20


CAMP DATES ARE ANNOUNCED!

Click here for the 2012 LA Tech Football camp dates.

LA Tech Football Headlines:
Bulldogs Back in Pads - Monroe News-Star
Louisiana Tech Puts on Pads for First Time in Spring Practice - KSLA
Tech QB Cameron on Hair Raising Spring - KSLA

  Monday, March 19


Now available on Spring Central 2012 is a roster you can easily print out and take to the practices with you. Know that years (class) have been updated but experience has not.
 

Here's an update on Bulldogs in the media since we haven't brought you any links yet:

LA Tech Football Headlines:
No Mane, Same Game - Monroe News-Star
'One Last Time' - Monroe News-Star
Bulldogs Kick Off Spring Football - Monroe News-Star
2012 Spring Football Opens for Bulldogs - Monroe News-Star
LA Tech Football Springs Into Action - Shreveport Times
LA Tech Spring Practice in Full Swing - KTBS

  Saturday, March 17

The football team had a quick turnaround after Friday's afternoon practice with an early morning session on Saturday. Despite the quick turnaround, the players still look to be running full-tilt after a sluggish start. Some leaders are starting to emerge for open spots. Read more...
 
 
  Friday, March 16

Spring Practice has begun! The Bulldogs hit the gridiron today for the first of 15 spring practices including the T-Day Spring Game. Read more...
  
  Friday, March 16

Welcome to the family! Louisiana Tech head coach Sonny Dykes announced the addition of three more players to the football roster, including signee Thaddeus Medford and Wake Forest transfer Andre Wiggins. Read more...
 
  Thursday, March 15


Louisiana Tech hosted its annual Pro Day today as 21 scouts from 20 NFL teams traveled to Ruston to watch former Bulldogs work out. Read more...

 

Daily Coverage

LATechSports.com provides exclusive, daily spring practice coverage direct from Ruston. Coverage begins with the first practice on Friday, March 16. Louisiana Tech's 2012 Spring Game will be held Saturday, April 14.