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Talton honored for Tech legacy

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When one thinks of the Louisiana Tech University powerlifting program, one name invariably crops up: Billy Jack Talton.

If ever one individual put a sports team on the map at Tech for decades, then it’s the former Bulldogs’ football lineman.

He is the man who put the famed Tech program on the map. And now his name will be linked to that team forever.

In recent ceremonies connected with annual homecoming activities, the fitness room at the Lambright Intramural Sports Center was named in his honor.

It was an appropriate gesture by the university.

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