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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:05am
CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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Angel Peguero and the Grambling State University baseball teams begin a three-game Southwestern Athletic Conference series at 3 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The teams will...
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After a week off for the Easter holiday, Louisiana Tech returned to Joe Aillet Stadium in full pads Wednesday for a two-hour practice session for the program’s eighth session of the spring. While the...
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Louisiana Tech will compete among the nation’s best in one of the country’s largest track and field meets when select student-athletes head to the 89th Annual Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in...