Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, 1970–79

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1970[edit]

1970 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Gulf States Conference
1970 record 2–8 (– GSC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 Chattanooga Louisiana Tech StadiumRuston, LA W 28–3   12,000
September 26 at Lamar Cardinal StadiumBeaumont, TX L 0–6   10,000
October 3 McNeese State Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA L 14–16   10,000
October 10 at Southwestern Louisiana McNaspy StadiumLafayette, LA L 10–20   12,500
October 17 at Arkansas State Jonesboro, AR L 17–38   8,300
October 24 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA L 17–20   25,006
October 31 Tampa Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA L 10–14   10,000
November 7 Southeastern Louisiana Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA L 21–24   10,000
November 14 at Southern Miss Faulkner FieldHattiesburg, MS (Rivalry in Dixie) W 27–6   14,000
November 21 at Northeast Louisiana Monroe, LA L 21–28   8,400

1971[edit]

1971 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
NCAA College Division Midwest Region champion
Southland Conference champion
Pioneer Bowl champion
Conference Southland Conference
1971 record 9–2 (4–1 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisiana Tech + 4 1 0     9 2 0
Trinity (TX) + 4 1 0     8 2 0
Lamar + 4 1 0     5 6 0
SW Louisiana 2 2 1     5 4 1
Arkansas State 1 3 1     4 4 1
Abilene Christian 1 4 0     5 5 0
Texas–Arlington 1 4 0     2 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • Louisiana Tech record includes Pioneer Bowl win.
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18 at Tampa Tampa, FL W 28–20   27,333
September 25 Lamar Louisiana Tech StadiumRuston, LA W 26–7   13,800
October 2 at McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA L 22–29   13,500
October 9 Southwestern Louisiana Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA W 35–15   15,200
October 16 Arkansas State Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA W 28–27   14,600
October 23 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 33–21   27,000
October 30 at Southeastern Louisiana Strawberry StadiumHammond, LA W 24–9   7,000
November 6 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN W 35–20   5,000
November 13 Southern Miss Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA (Rivalry in Dixie) L 20–24   17,000
November 20 Northeast Louisiana Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA W 23–0   12,500
December 11 vs. Eastern Michigan Wichita Falls, TX (Pioneer Bowl) W 14–3    

1972[edit]

1972 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
National Football Foundation College Division national champion
NCAA College Division Mideast Region champion
Southland Conference champion
Grantland Rice Bowl champion
Conference Southland Conference
1972 record 12–0 (5–0 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisiana Tech $ 5 0 0     12 0 0
Texas–Arlington 4 1 0     5 6 0
McNeese State 3 2 0     8 3 0
Lamar 3 2 0     8 3 0
SW Louisiana 1 4 0     5 6 0
Arkansas State 1 4 0     4 7 0
Abilene Christian 1 4 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 9 at Southwestern Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 7–0   21,707
September 16 at Southern Miss Faulkner FieldHattiesburg, MS (Rivalry in Dixie) W 33–14   11,600
September 23 McNeese State Louisiana Tech StadiumRuston, LA W 34–17   19,200
September 30 Abilene Christian Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA W 35–12   13,500
October 7 at Texas–Arlington Turnpike StadiumArlington, TX W 35–14   7,300
October 14 at Arkansas State Little Rock, AR W 38–17   13,000
October 21 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 20–16   27,000
October 28 Southeastern Louisiana Louisiana Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA W 21–0   11,000
November 4 at Northern Arizona Flagstaff, AZ W 41–21   7,750
November 11 Eastern Michigan Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 24–17   15,736
November 18 at Northeast Louisiana Monroe, LA W 10–6   6,000
December 10 vs. Tennessee Tech Baton Rouge, LA (Grantland Rice Bowl) W 35–0    

1973[edit]

1974[edit]

1974 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
UPI College Division national champion
Southland Conference champion
Conference Southland Conference
1974 record 11–1 (5–0 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisiana Tech $^ 5 0 0     11 1 0
Lamar 4 1 0     8 2 0
Arkansas State 3 2 0     7 3 0
McNeese State 2 3 0     6 4 1
Texas–Arlington 1 4 0     1 10 0
SW Louisiana 0 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division II playoff participant

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 7 Illinois State Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA W 16–7   17,400
September 21 at Texas–Arlington Turnpike StadiumArlington, TX W 42–15   4,419
September 28 at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR W 20–7   10,231
October 12 at Southwestern Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 35–20   9,637
October 19 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 34–0   26,000
October 26 McNeese State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 24–17   22,058
November 2 Southeastern Louisiana Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 34–13   16,700
November 9 Lamar Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 28–0   16,231
November 16 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN W 35–14   6,327
November 23 at Northeast Louisiana Monroe, LA W 26–10   9,000
November 30 Western Carolina Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA (Division II Playoffs Quarterfinals) W 10–7   12,200
December 7 vs. Central Michigan Memorial StadiumWichita Falls, TX (Pioneer Bowl) L 14–35    

1975[edit]

1975 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Southland Conference
1975 record 8–2 (4–1 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arkansas State $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
Louisiana Tech 4 1 1     8 2 0
McNeese State 3 2 0     7 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana 2 3 0     6 5 0
Texas–Arlington 1 4 0     4 7 0
Lamar 0 5 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 13 at McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA W 21–14   20,000
September 27 Texas–Arlington Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA W 37–8   17,600
October 4 at Lamar Cardinal StadiumBeaumont, TX W 24–10   11,109
October 11 Southwestern Louisiana Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 24–14   16,200
October 18 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 41–14   26,496
October 25 Southern Miss Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA (Rivalry in Dixie) L 14–24   8,300
November 1 at Southeastern Louisiana Strawberry StadiumHammond, LA W 33–28   7,300
November 8 Northeast Louisiana Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 41–23    
November 15 Chattanooga Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 49–20   13,200
November 22 Arkansas State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 13–30   20,100

1976[edit]

1976 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Southland Conference
1976 record 6–5 (2–3 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
McNeese State $ 4 1 0     10 2 0
Southwestern Louisiana 4 1 0     7 4 0
Texas–Arlington 3 2 0     5 6 0
Louisiana Tech 2 3 0     6 5 0
Arkansas State 2 3 0     5 6 0
Lamar 0 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Southwestern Louisiana forfeited 2 regular season wins.
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 11 at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN L 28–41   16,172
September 18 McNeese State Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 13–15   17,734
September 25 at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR W 27–13    
October 2 at Southwestern Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA L 26–31   26,640
October 9 at Texas–Arlington Turnpike StadiumArlington, TX L 35–56   5,500
October 16 Lamar Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 37–7   12,327
October 23 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 35–6    
October 30 vs. North Texas State State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA L 8–14   6,532
November 6 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN W 49–7    
November 13 Southern Miss Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA (Rivalry in Dixie) W 23–22   11,258
November 20 at Northeast Louisiana Monroe, LA W 55–35    

1977[edit]

1977 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Southland Conference champion
Independence Bowl champion
Conference Southland Conference
1977 record 9–1–2 (4–0–1 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisiana Tech $ 4 0 1     9 1 2
Southwestern Louisiana 2 1 2     6 4 2
Texas–Arlington 3 2 0     5 6 0
Arkansas State 2 3 0     7 4 0
McNeese State 1 3 1     5 5 1
Lamar 1 4 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 10 Cal State Sacramento State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 56–0    
September 24 at Illinois State Hancock StadiumNormal, IL T 21–21   7,500
October 1 at McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA W 14–7   23,571
October 8 Southwestern Louisiana Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA T 21–21    
October 15 at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR W 20–7   15,128
October 22 vs. Northwestern State State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA W 30–8    
October 29 Texas–Arlington Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 34–12   16,200
November 5 at Lamar Cardinal StadiumBeaumont, TX W 23–6   7,129
November 12 at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS (Rivalry in Dixie) W 28–10   16,431
November 19 vs. North Texas State State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA L 14–41    
November 26 Northeast Louisiana Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 20–0    
December 17 vs. Louisville State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) W 24–14   22,223

1978[edit]

1978 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Southland Conference co-champion
Conference Southland Conference
1978 record 6–5 (4–1 SLC)
Head coach Maxie Lambright
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisiana Tech $ 4 1 0     6 5 0
Arkansas State 4 1 0     7 4 0
Texas–Arlington 3 2 0     5 6 0
McNeese State 2 3 0     7 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana 2 3 0     3 8 0
Lamar 0 5 0     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 16 Chattanooga Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 7–12   14,212
September 23 at Texas–Arlington Cravens Field • Arlington, TX W 28–21   7,025
September 30 McNeese State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 34–20   18,200
October 7 at Southwestern Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA L 6–24   21,050
October 14 Ball State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 17–7   12,526
October 21 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA W 45–20   21,000
October 28 vs. North Texas State State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA L 14–16   6,510
November 4 Lamar Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 40–3   10,000
November 11 Arkansas State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 24–10   15,200
November 18 at Northeast Louisiana Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 0–18    
December 16 vs. East Carolina State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) L 13–35   31,054

1979[edit]

1979 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Southland Conference
1979 record 3–8 (1–4 SLC)
Head coach Larry Beightol
Pat Patterson
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
McNeese State $ 5 0 0     11 1 0
Texas–Arlington 4 1 0     9 2 0
Lamar 3 2 0     6 3 2
Arkansas State 1 4 0     4 7 0
Southwestern Louisiana 1 4 0     4 7 0
Louisiana Tech 1 4 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Louisiana Tech record includes one win by forfeit.
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 1 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 0–34 (UNM forfeit)    
September 15 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN L 7–24    
September 22 at Lamar Cardinal StadiumBeaumont, TX L 7–19   17,600[1]
September 29 at Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 0–6   20,069
October 6 Southwestern Louisiana Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA W 17–0   15,600
October 13 Arkansas State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 7–14   13,800
October 20 vs. Northwestern State State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA L 21–25    
October 27 Texas–Arlington Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 16–30   11,200
November 3 vs. North Texas State State Fair Stadium • Shreveport, LA L 17–19   3,600
November 10 at McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA L 7–41   19,375
November 17 Northeast Louisiana Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 13–10    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lamar University 2014 Football Information Guide". Lamar University Department of Athletics. p. 9. Retrieved February 3, 2015.