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’Dogs (5-0) rip Rebels

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Defensive back Dave Clark (24) of Louisiana Tech University gets ready to bring down running back Nevada-Las Vegas during first quarter action at Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday night. Getting ready to assist Clark is Tech defensive back Jamel Johnson (20).

Louisiana Tech University’s 1972 team could identify with the modern-day Bulldogs’ performance on Saturday night.

That legendary squad, which had a 12-0 record and captured a National Football Foundation college division crown, was honored during halftime ceremonies at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Then an estimated 30 players off of the Maxie Lambright-guided ’72 unit sat back and enjoyed the way the ’Dogs dismantled the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, much in the same manner that they delivered knockout punches during the only perfect season in the program’s history.
Tech (5-0) roped the Rebels 58-31 in front of approximately 23,000 fans, marking the first time in three tries that the Bulldogs had ever defeated the Mountain West Conference-affiliated squad.

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