The Louisiana Tech football team rolled into Dallas Monday morning and wasted no time getting down to business, as the Bulldogs headed to Highland Park High School to prepare for the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl against the Illinois Fighting Illini on Friday at the Cotton Bowl.
For junior running back Kenneth Dixon, like many of his teammates experiencing their first bowl game, the week brings a mix of excitement and focus.
“It’s a great experience to be here in Dallas for the Heart of Dallas Bowl,” Dixon said. “It makes it sweeter because it’s my first one.”
Louisiana Tech University athletics and its multimedia rights holder, LA Tech Sports Properties, announced today that former Bulldog quarterback Max Causey will join the LA Tech Sports Network this fall as the sideline reporter for the majority of football games.
Louisiana Tech University’s athletics department has raised the bar in recent years with multiple facility upgrades.
And Tech was back at it Tuesday morning as Athletics Director Tommy McClelland unveiled plans, renderings and a timeline for the newest phase of facility improvements to the press box at Joe Aillet Stadium.
During a lunchtime press conference in the Jarrell Room of the Davison Athletics Complex, McClelland announced that a new $16.7 million press box and guest suite facility would be built.
When it comes to Lincoln Parish prep football, the run’s the thing that has powered all three teams throughout the first half of the 2013 season.
The running back tandem of Jerome Hudson and Austin Andrews have accounted for a majority of Grambling Laboratory’s offensive production so far this season, as have running backs Jawaun Wright and Qay’Shon Thurman along with quarterback Ben LeBlanc for the Ruston Bearcats.
And over at Cedar Creek, it’s running back Donald Jenkins and quarterback Mark Van than have combined for most of the offensive damage done by the Cougars.