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Tech is outright WAC champ, bowl bound
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Leader photo by O.K. DAVIS Louisiana Tech University defensive backs Javontay Crowe (47) and Chad Boyd (31) start to tackle New Mexico State quarterback Travaughn Colwell during the Bulldogs’ 44-0 victory on Saturday. Tech wrapped up an outright Western Athletic Conference championship.

A steady rain and overcast skies couldn’t dampen the celebration for Louisiana Tech University’s football team on Saturday afternoon.

Everything came up sunny for second-year Head Coach Sonny Dykes and the Bulldogs at Joe Aillet Stadium.

For the first time in a decade, Tech has a league championship trophy to be added to the display lobby of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.

The Bulldogs (8-4) blasted New Mexico State 44-0 before 17,458 fans to lock up an outright title in the Western Athletic Conference, the first for Tech since joining the conference in 2001.

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