Ruston High’s lone 7-on-7 tournament appearance of the summer turned out just fine this past weekend.
The Bearcats were among several north Louisiana-based football programs participating in the annual 7-on-7 tourney held in conjuntion with the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame celebration in Natchitoches.
Ruston finished as the runner-up and compiled an overall record of 5-1 in its six games.
By whatever means, Louisiana Tech University’s Bulldogs have found a way to win during this miraculous, success-paced 2012-13 season.
And, for sure, they’ve won a lot.
The ’Dogs (18-3, 9-0) are on a 10-game victory streak and winners of 12 in a row at home since last year going into a 7 p.m. Western Athletic Conference battle against the University of Texas-Arlington (10-8, 5-4) on Saturday night.
Members of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) has named Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel the Louisiana Offensive Player of the Week after the nation’s most efficient performance of the weekend.
Driskel posted numbers that led both Conference USA and all collegiate teams in Louisiana in the Bulldogs’ 62-15 win over Southern, despite playing for only 25 minutes.
The fifth-year senior franser from the University of Florida was 12-for-15 passing with a national-leading efficiency of 321.4 as he threw for 274 yards.