List of Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football seasons

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For Louisiana Tech's current season, see 2016 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team.

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs college football team competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, representing Louisiana Tech University in Conference USA. Louisiana Tech has played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana since 1968. Since Louisiana Tech's first season in 1901, the Bulldogs lay claim to three National Championships, 25 conference championships, 2 conference division championships, nine Division I-A bowl berths, and four undefeated, untied seasons. Following the 2016 regular season, the Louisiana Tech football program has posted 604 all-time wins and an all-time winning percentage of .570. Currently, the Bulldogs are coached by Skip Holtz.

Seasons[edit]

Legend

     National Champions
     Conference Champions
     # Division Champions
     ^ Division I-A bowl game berth
     * Non-Division I-A postseason berth

Season Coach Conference Season results Bowl/Playoff result Final ranking
Conference finish Wins Losses Ties NCAA Poll
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
1901 Edwin Barber Independent 1 2 0
1902 Frank Singleton
Howard F. Crandell
Independent 1 1 1
1903 W. M. Robb Independent 1 1 0
1904 E.G. Pierce Independent 1 3 0
1905 J.Y. Bragg Independent 0 1 0
1906 Z.T. Young Independent 2 1 3
1907 George L. Watkins Independent 9 1 0
1908 A.L. Cornell Independent 4 3 1
1909 Percy S. Prince Independent 5 1 0
1910 Independent 7 0 0
1911 Independent 4 2 1
1912 Independent 1 2 1
1913 Independent 3 4 1
1914 Independent 2 4 0
1915 Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association 1st 3 1 2
1916 A. Flack Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association 2nd 2 4 0
1917 V.S. Pugh Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association T—3rd 2 3 0
1918 Percy S. Prince Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association Louisiana Tech did not field a football team for the 1918 season due to World War I
1919 Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association 4th 0 3 0
1920 R. Foster Clark Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association 2nd 5 1 0
1921 Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association 1st 6 0 0
1922 William H. Dietz Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 5 1 1
1923 Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 6 2 0
1924 Phillip Arbuckle Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 1 6 1
1925 R.C. Kenney Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 1 7 2
1926 Hugh E. Wilson Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 5 2 2
1927 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 3 5 0
1928 Tod Rockwell Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 2 7 0
1929 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 3 4 3
1930 George Bohler Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 3 6 0
1931 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 7 0 0
1932 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 4 4 0
1933 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 1 7 0
1934 Eddie McLane Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 4 6 0
1935 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 8 1 0
1936 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 6 2 1
1937 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 6 3 2
1938 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 3 7 1
1939 Ray E. Davis Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 5 6 0
1940 Joe Aillet Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association N/A 6 4 0
1941 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association 1st 5 4 1
1942 Louisiana Intercollegiate Conference N/A 6 3 0
1943 Louisiana Intercollegiate Louisiana Tech did not field a football team for the 1943 season due to World War II
1944 Louisiana Intercollegiate Conference N/A 3 5 1
1945 Louisiana Intercollegiate Conference 1st 6 4 0
1946 Louisiana Intercollegiate Conference N/A 7 3 0
1947 Louisiana Intercollegiate Conference 1st 5 4 0
1948 Gulf States N/A 7 2 1
1949 Gulf States 1st 7 2 0
1950 Gulf States N/A 5 4 1
1951 Gulf States N/A 4 5 0
1952 Gulf States T—1st 6 1 2
1953 Gulf States T—1st 6 3 0
1954 Gulf States N/A 6 3 0
1955 Gulf States 1st 9 1 0
1956 Gulf States N/A 4 3 2
1957 Gulf States T—1st 6 4 0
1958 Gulf States T—1st 7 3 0
1959 Gulf States 1st 9 1 0
1960 Gulf States T—1st 8 2 0
1961 Gulf States N/A 5 4 0
1962 Gulf States N/A 4 4 0
1963 Gulf States N/A 6 3 0
1964 Gulf States 1st 9 1 0
1965 Gulf States 3rd 4 4 0
1966 Gulf States T—5th 1 9 0
1967 Maxie Lambright Gulf States 6th 3 7 0
1968* Gulf States T—2nd 9 2 0 Won Grantland Rice Bowl vs. Akron, 33-13
1969* Gulf States 1st 8 2 0 Lost Grantland Rice Bowl vs. East Tennessee State, 14-34
1970 Gulf States 6th 2 8 0
1971* Southland 1st 9 2 0 Won Pioneer Bowl vs. Eastern Michigan, 14-3
1972* Southland 1st 12 0 0 Won Grantland Rice Bowl vs. Tennessee Tech, 35-0
1973* Southland 1st 12 1 0 Won NCAA Division II Quarterfinal vs. Western Illinois, 18-13
Won Pioneer Bowl vs. Boise State, 38-34
Won Camellia Bowl vs. Western Kentucky, 34-0
1974* Southland 1st 11 1 0 Won NCAA Division II Quarterfinal vs. Western Carolina, 10-7
Lost Pioneer Bowl vs. Central Michigan, 14-35
1975 Southland 2nd 8 2 0
1976 Southland T—4th 6 5 0
1977^ Southland 1st 9 1 2 Won Independence Bowl vs. Louisville, 24-14
1978^ Southland 1st 6 5 0 Lost Independence Bowl vs. East Carolina, 13-35
1979 Larry Beightol[A 1] Southland T—4th 3 8 0
1980 Billy Brewer Southland 4th 5 6 0
1981 Southland 4th 4 6 1
1982* Southland 1st 10 3 0 Won NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal vs. South Carolina State, 38-3
Lost NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal vs. Delaware, 0-17
2
1983 A.L. Williams Southland T—5th 4 7 0 NR
1984* Southland 1st 10 5 0 Won NCAA Division I-AA First Round vs. Mississippi Valley State, 66-19
Won NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal vs. Alcorn State, 44-21
Won NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal vs. Middle Tennessee State, 21-13
Lost NCAA Division I-AA Championship vs. Montana State, 6-19
9
1985 Southland T—2nd 8 3 0 14
1986 Southland T—2nd 6 4 1 NR
1987 Carl Torbush Independent 3 8 0 NR
1988 Joe Peace Independent 4 7 0 NR
1989 Independent 5 4 1
1990^ Independent 8 3 1 Tied Independence Bowl vs. Maryland, 34-34
1991 Independent 8 1 2
1992 Independent 5 6 0
1993 Big West T—6th 2 9 0
1994 Big West 9th 3 8 0
1995 Big West T—8th 5 6 0
1996 Gary Crowton Independent 6 5 [1]
1997 Independent 9 2
1998 Independent 6 6
1999 Jack Bicknell Independent 8 3
2000 Independent 3 9
2001^ WAC 1st 7 5 Lost Humanitarian Bowl vs. Clemson, 24-49
2002 WAC T—6th 4 8
2003 WAC 7th 5 7
2004 WAC T–3rd 6 6
2005 WAC T—3rd 7 4
2006 WAC T—8th 3 10
2007 Derek Dooley WAC T—4th 5 7
2008^ WAC T—2nd 8 5 Won Independence Bowl vs. Northern Illinois, 17-10
2009 WAC T—5th 4 8
2010 Sonny Dykes WAC 5th 5 7
2011^ WAC 1st 8 5 Lost Poinsettia Bowl vs. TCU, 24-31
2012 WAC 3rd 9 3
2013 Skip Holtz C-USA 5th (West) 4 8
2014#^ C-USA 1st (West) 9 5 Won Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Illinois, 35-18
2015^ C-USA 2nd (West) 9 4 Won New Orleans Bowl vs. Arkansas State, 47-28
2016#^ C-USA 1st (West) 9 5 Won Armed Forces Bowl vs. Navy, 48-45
Total 589 444 38 (only includes regular season games)
5 3 1 (only includes Division I-A bowl games; 9 appearances)
11 4 0 (only includes Non-Division I-A postseason games; 15 appearances)
605 451 39 (all games)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pat Patterson served as interim head coach for the final game of the 1979 season, a 13–10 win vs. Northeast Louisiana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible.