2007 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

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2007 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2007 record 5-7 (4-4 WAC)
Head coach Derek Dooley
Offensive coordinator Frank Scelfo
Offensive scheme Multiple, Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Tommy Spangler
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Joe Aillet Stadium
(Capacity: 30,600)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#19 Hawaii   8 0         12 1  
Boise State   7 1         10 3  
Fresno State   6 2         9 4  
Nevada   4 4         6 7  
Louisiana Tech   4 4         5 7  
San Jose State   4 4         5 7  
Utah State   2 6         2 10  
New Mexico State   1 7         4 9  
Idaho   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2007 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represents Louisiana Tech University in the college football season of 2007. LA Tech competes in the Western Athletic Conference and plays their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, LA. The team is coached by Derek Dooley, who is in his first year with the program. Dooley takes over after Jack Bicknell III was fired after a 3-10 season.

Before the season[edit]

T-Day spring game[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
White 7 0 7
Blue 7 3 10

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00pm Central Arkansas* Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA W 28-7   20,240
September 8 6:00pm #20 Hawaii Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 44-45 OT  22,135
September 15 5:30pm at #8 California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA CSN L 12-42   58,057
September 29 9:00pm at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA (Battle for the Bone) L 6-17   38,104
October 6 1:00pm at Ole Miss* Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 0-24   45,138
October 13 6:00pm New Mexico Statedagger Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 22-21   18,211
October 20 6:00pm Boise State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 31-45   19,199
October 27 2:00pm at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT W 31-21   8,543
November 3 4:00pm at Idaho Kibbie DomeMoscow, ID W 28-16   10,479
November 10 7:00pm at #2 LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 10-58   92,512
November 17 6:00pm San Jose State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 27-23   13,027
December 1 3:05pm at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 10-49   9,113
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name Year at Tech Alma Mater
Head Football Coach
Derek Dooley 1st Virginia '90
Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Frank Scelfo 1st Louisiana-Monroe '81
Defensive Coordinator Tommy Spangler 1st Georgia '84
Defensive Line / Character Education Coordinator Ed Jackson 15th Louisiana Tech '83
Linebackers Kenny Evans 1st Northeastern State '82
Defensive Backs / Recruiting Coordinator Terry Joseph 1st Northwestern State '96
Running Backs Brent Indest 1st Louisiana-Monroe '90
Wide Receivers Conroy Hines 14th Louisiana Tech '89
Offensive Line Petey Perot 19th Northwestern State '83
Special Teams / Tight Ends Eric Russell 1st Idaho '91
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Damon Harrington 5th Louisiana Tech '00
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Quarvay Winbush 1st Louisiana Tech '06
Strength & Conditioning Intern Aaron Lips 1st Louisiana Tech '05
Strength & Conditioning Intern Chino Fontenette 1st Tulane '03
Graduate Assistant (Defense) Russell Rothan 1st Presbyterian '02

Game notes[edit]

Central Arkansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UCA 7 0 0 0 7
LA Tech 7 14 7 0 28

Hawaii[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Hawaii 7 7 14 10 7 45
LA Tech 14 7 10 7 6 44

California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 0 6 6 0 12
Cal 7 21 7 7 42

Fresno State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 3 3 0 0 6
Fresno St. 0 0 10 7 17

Ole Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 0 0 0 0 0
Ole Miss 7 3 7 7 24

New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
NM State 7 0 7 7 21
LA Tech 0 3 6 13 22

Boise State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Boise St. 14 3 14 14 45
LA Tech 7 10 7 7 31

Utah State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 10 0 14 7 31
Utah St. 0 7 0 14 21

Idaho[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 7 7 0 14 28
Idaho 3 7 6 0 16

LSU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 0 7 0 3 10
LSU 10 17 17 14 58

San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
SJSU 6 0 17 0 23
LA Tech 21 3 0 3 27

Nevada[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA Tech 0 3 7 0 10
Nevada 14 7 21 7 49

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