2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

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2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Louisiana Tech Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest Division
2013 record4–8 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachSkip Holtz (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorTony Petersen (1st season)
Offensive schemeNone
Defensive coordinatorKim Dameron (1st season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumJoe Aillet Stadium
(Capacity: 30,600)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall x   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         10 3  
Middle Tennessee   6 2         8 5  
Florida Atlantic   4 4         6 6  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
Southern Miss   1 7         1 11  
FIU   1 7         1 11  
West Division
Rice x$   7 1         10 4  
UTSA   6 2         7 5  
North Texas   6 2         9 4  
Tulane   5 3         7 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
Tulsa   2 6         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Rice 41, Marshall 24
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represented Louisiana Tech University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs were led by first-year head coach Skip Holtz as a member of Conference USA (C-USA) in the West Division. The Dawgs played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana. This was the Bulldogs inaugural season as members of C-USA.

Before the season[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

T–Day spring game[edit]

T–Day spring game
1 234Total
Bulldogs 7 10010 27
La Tech 21 1700 38
  • Date: April 13
  • Location: Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA
  • Game start: 1:00 PM
  • Elapsed time: 2:00
  • Game attendance: 5,700
  • Game weather: 71°F, partly cloudy, winds ESE 5 mph
  • Sources:

The T–Day spring game was held at Joe Aillet Stadium on April 13, 2013.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3111:30 AMat NC State*ACCNL 14–4054,204
September 76:00 PMLamar*W 27–1416,372
September 126:30 PMTulane
  • Joe Aillet Stadium
  • Ruston, LA
FS1L 15–2422,035
September 2111:00 AMat Kansas*FS1L 10–1339,823
September 283:00 PMvs. Army*FS1L 16–3531,278
October 56:30 PMat UTEPCBSSNW 38–3524,926
October 192:30 PMNorth Texasdagger
  • Joe Aillet Stadium
  • Ruston, LA
CBSSNL 13–2820,317
October 265:00 PMat FIUW 23–713,389
November 96:00 PMSouthern Miss
CBSSNW 36–1318,571
November 166:00 PMat RiceCBSSNL 14–5219,707
November 236:00 PMTulsa
  • Joe Aillet Stadium
  • Ruston, LA
CBSSNL 14–2416,037
November 302:30 PMat UTSACSSL 10–3026,549
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Game summaries[edit]

at NC State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Louisiana Tech at NC State
1 234Total
Bulldogs 0 707 14
Wolfpack 14 10313 40
  • Sources:

Lamar[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–5 1986 LATECH, 39–20
Lamar at Louisiana Tech
1 234Total
Cardinals 0 770 14
Bulldogs 7 7310 27
  • Date: September 7
  • Location: Joe Aillet Stadium
    Ruston, LA
  • Game start: 6:07 PM CDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:08
  • Game attendance: 16,372
  • Game weather: 95°F, mostly sunny, winds N 5 mph
  • Referee: Steve LaMantia
  • Sources:

Tulane[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–7 1998 TULN, 63–30
Tulane at Louisiana Tech
1 234Total
Green Wave 7 0107 24
Bulldogs 6 306 15
  • Sources:

at Kansas[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2008 KU, 29–0
Louisiana Tech at Kansas
1 234Total
Bulldogs 7 030 10
Jayhawks 0 3010 13
  • Sources:

vs. Army[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2008 ARMY, 14–7
Army vs. Louisiana Tech
(Heart of Dallas Classic)
1 234Total
Black Knights 14 777 35
Bulldogs 0 970 16
  • Sources:

at UTEP[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–2–1 2004 UTEP, 44–27
Louisiana Tech at UTEP
1 234Total
Bulldogs 14 1077 38
Miners 7 7147 35
  • Sources:

North Texas[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–5 2006 LATECH, 34–31
North Texas at Louisiana Tech
1 234Total
Mean Green 0 14140 28
Bulldogs 7 303 13
  • Sources:

at FIU[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Louisiana Tech at FIU
1 234Total
Bulldogs 6 3311 23
Panthers 0 070 7
  • Date: October 26
  • Location: FIU Stadium
    Miami, FL
  • Game start: 6:01 PM EDT
  • Elapsed time: 2:54
  • Game attendance: 13,389
  • Game weather: 80°F, partly cloudy, winds 11 mph
  • Referee: Wayne Winkler
  • Sources:

Southern Miss[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–31 2011 USM, 19–17
Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech
(Rivalry in Dixie)
1 234Total
Golden Eagles 0 607 13
Bulldogs 9 7614 36
  • Sources:

at Rice[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–3 2012 LATECH, 56–37
Louisiana Tech at Rice
1 234Total
Bulldogs 0 077 14
Owls 14 10721 52
  • Sources:

Tulsa[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–2 2004 LATECH, 38–24
Tulsa at Louisiana Tech
1 234Total
Golden Hurricane 7 377 24
Bulldogs 0 770 14
  • Sources:

at UTSA[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2012 LATECH, 51–27
Louisiana Tech at UTSA
1 234Total
Bulldogs 3 700 10
Roadrunners 14 376 30
  • Date: November 30
  • Location: Alamodome
    San Antonio, TX
  • Game start: 2:37 PM CST
  • Elapsed time: 2:55
  • Game attendance: 26,549
  • Game weather: 72°F, indoors
  • Referee: Chris Snead
  • TV announcers (CSS): Dave Raymond (play-by-play), N.D. Kalu (analyst), Julia Morales (sideline)
  • Sources:

After the season[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

In May's 2014 NFL Draft, Justin Ellis was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round, and IK Enemkpali was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round.

Rnd. Pick # NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
4 107 Oakland Raiders Justin Ellis  DT Louisiana Tech C-USA
6 210 New York Jets IK Enemkpali  DE Louisiana Tech C-USA

Roster[edit]

2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Richie Casey Sr
RB 2 Lyle Fitte Sr
WR 3 Paul Turner So
WR 4 Sterling Griffin Sr
WR 5 D.J. Banks Sr
QB 6 Sean Berman Sr
QB 7 Paul Harris Sr
WR 8 Jacarri Jackson Sr
QB 9 Zach Griffith Jr
WR 10 Jaydrick DeClouette Fr
WR 11 Conner Smith Fr
QB 13 Chase Schultz Fr
QB 14 Ryan Higgins Fr
QB 16 Scotty Young Jr
QB 17 Andy McAlindon So
WR 18 D.J. St. Julien Jr
WR 19 Andrew Guillot Sr
RB 23 Rickey Courtney Sr
RB 24 Marlon Seets So
RB 25 Blake Martin So
RB 26 Tevin King Fr
RB 27 Boston Scott Fr
RB 27 James Banks Jr
RB 28 Kenneth Dixon So
RB 36 Hunter Lee Jr
OL 55 Alec Davis Sr
OL 57 Richard Greenwalt Jr
OL 60 Ross Lodge Fr
OL 61 Matthew Conger Sr
OL 62 Joseph Brunson Fr
OL 63 Chris Aye Fr
OL 66 Matthew Shepherd Sr
OL 67 Tre Carter Jr
OL 68 Josh Robinson So
OL 69 Vince Cano Sr
OL 70 Clayton Landry Fr
OL 72 Jeremy Graffree Sr
OL 74 Larry Banks Sr
OL 75 Darrell Brown Fr
OL 76 Zeke Alsander So
OL 77 Jens Danielson Jr
OL 78 Mitchell Bell Jr
OL 79 Cam Manning Fr
WR 80 Jon Greenwalt Sr
WR 81 Scott Cathcart Sr
WR 83 Kevin Gary So
WR 85 Trent Taylor Fr
WR 87 Grant Childress Fr
WR 88 Eddie Johnson Jr
WR 89 Terome Grant Jr
OL 97 Jeremy Long Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 6 Beau Fitte So
DB 11 Lloyd Grogan Fr
DB 13 Le'Vander Liggins Jr
DB 14 Thaddaeus Medford Fr
CB 15 Bryson Abraham So
DB 16 Jabari Prewitt Jr
S 18 Connor Nichols Jr
DB 19 Ronnie Fields Jr
DB 20 Colby Brown Jr
DB 21 Adairius Barnes So
DE 22 Kendrick James Sr
DB 23 Kentrell Brice So
LB 24 Nick Thomason Jr
CB 27 Josh Ross Sr
DB 29 Kendall Hayes Jr
DB 30 Ahmad Wallace Sr
S 31 Terrell Pinson Jr
LB 32 Mitch Villemez Jr
S 33 Thomas McDonald Jr
LB 34 Mike Schrang Jr
DB 35 C.J. Cleveland So
S 37 Michael Mims Fr
DB 38 Michael Jacob Fr
DB 39 Xavier Woods Fr
DE 40 Kevin Kisseberth Jr
DL 41 I.K. Enemkpali Sr
S 44 Austin Ginn Fr
DL 45 Vernon Butler So
LB 47 Daniel Cobb Sr
LB 48 Andre Wiggins So
LB 52 Ty Hook So
LB 54 Trent Norman So
LB 56 Tony Johnson Jr
DL 58 Devon McKinney Jr
DL 70 Justin Ellis Sr
DL 84 Andre Taylor Jr
DL 88 Tyler Porter So
DT 90 DeAngelo Brooks Jr
DL 91 Aaron Brown Fr
DL 92 Carter Street Jr
DL 93 Stephen Gibson Fr
DT 94 Shakeil Lucas Sr
DE 95 Hakim Gray Fr
DL 98 Vontarrius Dora So
DL 99 Malcolm Pichon So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 17 Kyle Fischer So
P 28 Gerald Shouse So
K 35 Jonathan Barnes Fr
P/K 43 Logan McPherson Fr
DS 51 Josh Cuthbert Sr
DS 53 Darrell Travis Fr
ATH 86 Carlos Henderson Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Tony Petersen (Offensive coordinator)
  • Kim Dameron (Defensive coordinator)
  • Matt Moore (Assistant head coach / offensive line)
  • Stan Eggen (Defensive line / recruiting coordinator)
  • Ronnie Bradford (Defensive backs / special teams)
  • Jeff Koonz (Linebackers)
  • Jabbar Juluke (Running backs)
  • Tim Rattay (Wide receivers)
  • Joe Sloan (Inside receivers)
  • Kurt Hester (Strength and conditioning)
  • Ed Jackson (Character education coordinator)

[2]


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: October 9, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Football Schedule". Louisiana Tech Athletics. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "2013 Louisiana Tech Football Roster". Louisiana Tech Athletics. Retrieved October 9, 2013.