OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens first-year general manager Eric DeCosta watched and waited for much of the second day of the NFL draft.
NFL gives 2 players with checkered pasts chance at combine
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson and Colorado State wide receiver Preston Williams have already completed their work in Indianapolis.
Senior Bowl edge rushers trying to be next Marcus Davenport
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jaylon Ferguson and Oshane Ximines would love to be the next Marcus Davenport.
They already are following in Davenport's steps, going from prolific Conference USA pass rushers to the Senior Bowl. Davenport last year parlayed that success into the first round of the NFL draft, getting picked 14th overall by the New Orleans Saints.
Smith leads Louisiana Tech past Hawaii 31-14 in Hawaii Bowl
HONOLULU (AP) — Skip Holtz felt the need to refocus his players after they spent the better part of a week in paradise.
The sixth-year Louisiana Tech coach dressed down his team one night before the bowl game and it certainly appeared to pay off.
J'Mar Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score in a big third quarter to lead Louisiana Tech to a 31-14 win over Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night.
No. 21 Mississippi St tries to keep momentum vs. La Tech
Louisiana Tech (6-2) at No. 21 Mississippi State (5-3, No. 18 CFP), 7:30 p.m. EDT (SEC Network)
Line: Mississippi State by 23½.
Series record: Mississippi State leads 10-3.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Louisiana Tech's had a very good season and already shown it can be competitive against an SEC team after playing LSU tough in a 38-21 loss. Mississippi State is trying to keep momentum after an impressive 28-13 victory over Texas A&M.
Louisiana Tech ends FAU’s 10-game home winning streak 21-13
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — J'Mar Smith threw for 217 yards and a touchdown and Louisiana Tech beat Florida Atlantic 21-13 on Friday night to snap the Owls' 10-game home winning streak.
Louisiana Tech (6-2, 4-1 Conference USA), which is bowl eligible for the fifth straight season, scored two touchdowns in the final three minutes of the first half for a 14-10 lead.
Louisiana Tech holds on to give UTEP its 19th straight loss
RUSTON, La. (AP) — J'Mar Smith broke off a 43-yard touchdown sprint to give Louisiana Tech a late lead and the Bulldogs held off UTEP 31-24 on Saturday afternoon.
UTEP, which has lost 19 straight games, was close to victory for a second week in a row after the Miners lost to North Texas 27-24 last week.
ATLANTA - Louisiana Tech freshman phenom Amik Robertson’s outstanding rookie campaign was capped off with one of the nation’s top honors, as the cornerback was featured on the 17th annual Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-American Team, which was officially released on Monday.
IRVING, Texas - Louisiana Tech has been picked to repeat as the Conference USA West Division champion while WKU was voted as the favorite to win the East Division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover C-USA schools.
The league’s media members selected both Louisiana Tech and WKU to repeat as division champions after the two teams faced off in a record-breaking C-USA Championship Game last December in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (July 10, 2017) – Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson has been named to the 2017 Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, which is presented by the Maxwell Football Club to the College Defensive Player of the Year.
Dimick 1 sack from becoming career leader for No. 11 Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hunter Dimick was so eager to begin his collegiate career at No. 11 Utah that he wanted to skip a planned senior trip to Spain.
The Syracuse, Utah, native was the first football player from his high school to earn a Division I scholarship as a three-star recruit and he dreamed of playing for the Utes. He didn't want to miss a portion of summer workouts for a vacation.
- Rome News-TribuneJaylon Ferguson selected in third round by RavensApril 27, 2019
- Rome News-TribuneDO NOT PUBLISH!!!! LSU vs. Ole Miss scouting report: Learn more about the Rebels' offense, defenseSeptember 23, 2018
- Rome News-TribuneFerguson, Veal to represent Louisiana Tech at CUSA KickoffJuly 12, 2018