List of Louisiana Tech University people

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The following is a list of notable people associated with Louisiana Tech University, in the American city of Ruston, Louisiana.


Academia[edit]

  • Charles R. Embry – Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M
  • Woodie Flowers – Professor of mechanical engineering at M.I.T.; former host of Scientific American Frontiers
  • Les Guice – President of Louisiana Tech University
  • Wiley W. Hilburn – Department Head of journalism at Louisiana Tech; Shreveport Times columnist; one-time Best Louisiana Column Award; inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame
  • Hubert D. Humphreys – historian
  • J. Barry Mason – former interim president of the University of Alabama; dean of the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
  • Randy Moffett – President of the University of Louisiana System; former President of Southeastern Louisiana University
  • R. Byron Pipes – former president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Dan Reneau – former President of Louisiana Tech University
  • Dheeraj Sharma – internationally renowned marketing scholar; Associate Editor of Journal of Marketing Channels; Editor of the Academy of Marketing Science Proceedings
  • Eddy Shell – speech professor at Bossier Parish Community College; member of Bossier Parish Police jury
  • Jimmy G. Shoalmire (1940–1982) – historian
  • F. Jay Taylor – former president of Louisiana Tech University and historian of the American Civil War
  • Robert O. Trout – sociologist
  • Dorothy Leola Nixon Younse (1903–1969) – English professor from 1931 to 1968 at the University of Louisiana at Monroe when known as Ouachita Junior College and then Northeast Louisiana State College; posthumously recognized in 1980 as professor emeritus[1]

Arts, entertainment, and humanities[edit]

Business[edit]

  • Nick Akins – President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power
  • Stephen Babcock – lawyer
  • Martie Cordaro – President and general manager for the Omaha Storm Chasers
  • Paul M. Davis, Jr. – orthopedic surgeon and real estate developer in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Lee Fletcher (1966–2009) – President and owner of The Fletcher Group and Reel 2 Reel Productions; Host of the Town Hall Show; Chief of Staff for U.S. Representative John Fleming
  • Cindi Love – Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Metropolitan Community Church
  • Michael McCallister – Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Humana, Inc.
  • Matthew Moseley – attorney, consultant, and author
  • Edward L. Moyers – President and CEO of several railroads including MidSouth Rail, Illinois Central Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad[2]
  • Ron Ponder – senior information technology executive in several Fortune 100 companies including FedEx, Sprint Nextel, AT&T, Capgemini, and WellPoint
  • Glen Post – President and Chief Executive Officer of CenturyLink
  • John Simonton – founder of PAiA Electronics; publisher of Electronic Musician
  • Stanley R. Tiner – Executive Editor and Vice President of The Sun Herald newspaper in Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi; 2006 Pulitzer Prize in journalism for Hurricane Katrina coverage
  • Morgan W. Walker, Sr. – founder of Continental Trailways and Walker-Roemer Dairy
  • Will Wright – co-founder of the game development company Maxis; Creator of the Sim City computer game series
  • Charles Wyly – entrepreneur and businessman, philanthropist, civic leader, major contributor to Republican causes and Dallas art projects
  • Sam Wyly – founder of University Computing Company, Earth Resources Company, Sterling Software, and Maverick Capital; has acquired and is the largest stockholder in several other companies

Government[edit]

Activism[edit]

Executive[edit]

Judiciary[edit]

Legislative[edit]

  • Rodney Alexander – current United States Representative from Louisiana[12]
  • Andy Anders (Class of 1979) – current Louisiana State Representative from Concordia Parish
  • John Baine – current Arkansas State Representative
  • Gilbert Baker – Arkansas State Senator and candidate for the United States Senate in 2010
  • Charles C. Barham (Class of 1958) – Ruston attorney and former Louisiana state senator
  • Cecil R. Blair – former Louisiana state senator from Rapides Parish; former State Representative from Rapides Parish
  • Billy Boles – late Louisiana State Senator from Monroe
  • Saxby Chambliss – current United States Senator from Georgia; former United States Representative from Georgia
  • J. Frank Colbert – member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and the mayor of Minden
  • Ken Coon – former Arkansas Republican State Chairman; Arkansas gubernatorial nominee in 1974
  • Jean M. Doerge – retiring Louisiana State Representative from Webster Parish
  • Hollis Downs (Class of 1968) – retiring Louisiana State Representative from Lincoln and Union parishes
  • R. Harmon Drew, Sr. – former Louisiana State Representative from Webster Parish; former Minden city judge
  • Noble Ellington – current Louisiana State Representative from Northeastern Louisiana; former Louisiana State Senator from Northeastern Louisiana
  • James R. Fannin – incoming state senator for District 35; outgoing state representative, resident of Jonesboro
  • Harvey Fields – state senator for Union and Morehouse parishes from 1916 to 1920, member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission from 1927 to 1936; former law partner and political ally of Huey Pierce Long, Jr.[13]
  • John Sidney Garrett – Late Louisiana State Representative from Claiborne Parish; former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives
  • Terry W. Gee (Bachelor of Science in Personnel Management) – former Louisiana State Representative from Jefferson and Orleans parishes[14]
  • Bryant Hammett – former Louisiana State Representative from Ferriday
  • Mary Johnson Harris – District 4 member of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Ken Hollis – Late Louisiana State Senator from Jefferson Parish
  • George B. Holstead – late state representative from Lincoln Parish
  • Louise B. Johnson – late Louisiana State Representative from Union Parish
  • K.D. Kilpatrick – late state senator from Union, Jackson, and Lincoln parishes
  • Edgar H. Lancaster, Jr.Tallulah lawyer and member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1952 to 1968[15]
  • Tim Lemons – civil engineer from Cabot, Arkansas; Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives since January 2015[16]
  • Jay Luneau – attorney and state senator from Alexandria.[17]
  • Max T. Malone – former state senator from Caddo and Bossier parishes
  • Jim McCrery – former United States Representative from Louisiana[18]
  • Newt V. Mills – late United States Representative from Louisiana[19]
  • Billy Montgomery – former state representative from Bossier Parish
  • Danny Roy Moore – former state senator from Claiborne and Bienville parishes
  • L.D. "Buddy" Napper – former state representative
  • Richard G. Neeson – former Louisiana State Senator
  • Rick Nowlin – current Louisiana State Representative from Natchitoches and Winn Parishes
  • James P. Pope – former U.S. Senator from Idaho, mayor of Boise, and director of the Tennessee Valley Authority[20]
  • Keith M. Pyburn (Class of 1932) – state representative for Caddo Parish 1948–1952; attorney in Shreveport and later Washington, D.C.[21]
  • Gene Reynolds – District 10 member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Webster Parish[22]
  • Harold Ritchie (attended; did not graduate) – state representative from Washington Parish since 2004[23]
  • Rob Shadoin – current Louisiana state representative from Lincoln and Union parishes[24]
  • Phil Short – former Louisiana state senator from St. Tammany Parish
  • Francis C. Thompson – current Louisiana State Senator; former State Representative for Concordia, East Carroll, Madison, Richland, and Tensas parishes
  • Kenneth Volentine – former Louisiana State Representative and sheriff from Claiborne Parish
  • Joe Waggonner – late United States Representative from Louisiana
  • Loy F. Weaver – banker; former state representative from Claiborne and Union parishes
  • Jimmy Wilson – late Louisiana State Representative from Caddo Parish; former mayor of Vivian

Military[edit]

Sports[edit]

Football[edit]

  • Ryan Allen – current NFL punter for the New England Patriots
  • Joseph Anderson – former NFL wide receiver for the Chicago Bears
  • Larry Anderson – retired NFL cornerback and kick returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers; two-time Super Bowl Champion
  • Myron Baker – retired NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers
  • Mike Barber – retired NFL tight end for the Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Rams, and Denver Broncos; founder of Mike Barber Ministries
  • Adairius Barnes – current NFL cornerback for the Detroit Lions
  • Houston Bates – current linebacker for the Washington Redskins
  • Lloyd Baxter – retired NFL center for the Green Bay Packers
  • Taylor Bennett – current quarterback for the Stockholm Mean Machines
  • Chris Boniol – retired NFL kicker for the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and Chicago Bears; one-time Super Bowl champion
  • Cloyce Box – retired NFL end and halfback; two-time NFL champion; two-time Pro Bowl selection; one-time All-Pro selection
  • Craig Bradshaw – retired NFL quarterback for the Houston Oilers
  • Terry Bradshaw – retired NFL quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers; inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame; one-time NFL MVP; four-time Super Bowl champion; two-time Super Bowl MVP; three-time Pro Bowl selection; four-time All-Pro selection; Bert Bell Award; 1970s All-Decade Team; #1 overall NFL draft selection
  • Larry C. Brewer – retired NFL wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons
  • Kentrell Brice – current NFL safety for the Green Bay Packers
  • Matt Broha – current NFL defensive end for the New York Giants
  • Eddie Brown – former AFL offensive specialist for the Albany/Indiana Firebirds; voted best player in arena football history in 2006
  • Weldon Brown – current CFL cornerback for the Edmonton Eskimos
  • Bob Brunet – retired NFL running back for the Washington Redskins
  • Vernon Butler – first round NFL Draft pick; current NFL defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers
  • Colby Cameron – current NFL quarterback for the Carolina Panthers
  • Roger Carr – retired NFL wide receiver for the Baltimore Colts; one-time Pro Bowl selection
  • Zac Champion – current CFL quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders; former CFL quarterback for the BC Lions
  • Jimmy Childress – Ruston High School football coach from 1979 to 1991; won four state championships and the national championship in 1990; received graduate education at Louisiana Tech[26]
  • Jessie Clark – retired NFL running back for the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals, and Minnesota Vikings
  • Pat Collins – former Louisiana-Monroe head football coach
  • Ryan Considine – current UFL offensive tackle for the Las Vegas Locomotives
  • Fred Dean – retired NFL defensive end for the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers; inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame; two-time Super Bowl champion
  • Mark Dillard – former safety for the New England Patriots
  • Kenneth Dixon - current NFL Running Back for the Baltimore Ravens
  • George Doherty – retired NFL tackle for the Brooklyn Tigers, Boston Yanks, Buffalo Bison, New York Yankees, and Buffalo Bills; two-time All-Pro selection; Rookie of the Year; Head football coach at Northwestern State University
  • Vontarrius Dora – current NFL linebacker for the Denver Broncos
  • Jeff Driskel – current NFL Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Matt Dunigan – retired CFL quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Birmingham Barracudas, and Hamilton Tiger-Cats; inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame; two-time Grey Cup champion; Tom Pate Memorial Award; Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy; Voted one of CFL's Top 50 players; holds pro football record for most passing yards in one game (713)
  • Troy Edwards – retired NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Detroit Lions; current AFL wide receiver for the Grand Rapids Rampage; holds the NCAA record for most receiving yards in one game (405 vs. Nebraska)
  • Justin Ellis – current NFL defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders
  • IK Enemkpali – current NFL defensive end for the New York Jets
  • Hiram Eugene – current NFL safety for the Oakland Raiders
  • Doug Evans – retired NFL cornerback and safety for the Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks, and Detroit Lions; one-time Super Bowl champion
  • Bobby Gray – retired NFL safety for the Chicago Bears
  • Garland Gregory – former AAFC guard/linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Roland Harper – retired NFL running back for the Chicago Bears
  • Carlos Henderson – current wide receiver for the Bulldogs
  • Tom Hinton – retired CFL guard for the BC Lions; inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame; one-time Grey Cup Champion
  • Johnathan Holland – current NFL wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders; Winner of ESPN's Pontiac Game Changing Performance for his spectacular catch against Nebraska
  • Ray Holley – current CFL running back
  • Sam Hughes – former arena football quarterback
  • Gene Johnson – former AFL quarterback
  • James Jordan – former NFL wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Trey Junkin – retired NFL tight end and long snapper for the Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals, and New York Giants
  • David Lee – retired NFL punter for the Baltimore Colts
  • Phillip Livas – NCAA record holder for most kickoff and punt returns for touchdowns
  • Caleb Martin – NFL champion for the Chicago Cardinals
  • Jason Martin – retired quarterback in NFL Europe and arena football
  • Luke McCown – current NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints; former NFL quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Pete McCulley – former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers
  • Jordan Mills – current NFL offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears
  • Ryan Moats – current NFL running back for the Minnesota Vikings; former running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, and Houston Texans
  • Dennis Morris – current tight end for the St. Louis Rams; 2009 NCAA Tight End of the Year
  • Quinton Patton – current wide receiver for Louisiana Tech
  • Joe Raymond Peace – former Louisiana Tech head football coach
  • Tim Rattay – current UFL quarterback for the Las Vegas Locomotive; former NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and Arizona Cardinals
  • Mike Richardson – retired CFL running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Ottawa Rough Riders; 1992 CFL Most Outstanding Rookie
  • Willie Roaf – retired NFL offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs; eleven-time Pro Bowl selection; ten-time All-Pro selection; NFL 1990s All-Decade Team; inducted into New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame; inducted into Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
  • Johnny Robinson – retired NFL defensive end for the Los Angeles Raiders and Oakland Raiders; one-time Super Bowl champion
  • Moqut Ruffins – American football player
  • Billy Ryckman – retired NFL wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons
  • Leo Sanford – retired NFL linebacker for the Chicago Cardinals and Baltimore Colts; two-time Pro Bowl selection
  • Josh Scobee – current NFL kicker for the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Eric Shaw – retired NFL defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals
  • John Simon – former NFL running back for the Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins
  • Mickey Slaughter – retired NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos
  • Artie Smith – retired NFL defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, and Dallas Cowboys
  • D'Anthony Smith – current defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Joe Smith – current CFL running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers; former NFL running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Tennessee Titans; former NFL Europe running back for the Rhein Fire; former CFL running back for the BC Lions; Eddie James Memorial Trophy; one-time CFL All-Star selection
  • Tommy Spinks – retired NFL wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings
  • Quincy Stewart – former NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets; CFL Grey Cup Champion
  • Matt Stover – current NFL kicker for the Baltimore Ravens; former NFL kicker for the Cleveland Browns; one-time All-Conference selection; one-time Super Bowl champion; one-time Pro Bowl selection; one-time Pro Bowl alternate
  • Trent Taylor – current wide receiver for the Bulldogs
  • Pat Tilley – retired NFL wide receiver for the St. Louis Cardinals; one-time Pro Bowl selection
  • Paul Turner – current NFL wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Josh Victorian – current NFL cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • John Henry White – retired CFL running back for the BC Lions; one-time Grey Cup Champion
  • Myles White – current NFL wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers
  • A.L. Williams – former Louisiana Tech head football coach
  • Grant Williams – retired NFL offensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, and St. Louis Rams; one-time Super Bowl champion
  • Tramon Williams – current NFL cornerback for the Green Bay Packers[27]
  • J. R. Williamson – former NFL linebacker for the Oakland Raiders and Boston Patriots
  • Jerron Wishom – former NFL cornerback for the Green Bay Packers
  • Andre Young – former NFL defensive back for the San Diego Chargers

Bulldog basketball[edit]

  • Olu Ashaolu – professional basketball player in Spain, France, and Japan
  • Leon Barmore – retired head coach for the Lady Techsters; best coaching winning percentage in women's basketball history; member of Basketball Hall of Fame; member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame; one-time national champion
  • P.J. Brown – former NBA power forward for the New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets, Chicago Bulls, and Boston Celtics; one-time NBA champion; three-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team; one-time NBA Sportsmanship Award; one-time J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award; inducted into the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Tommy Joe Eagles – retired head basketball coach at Louisiana Tech, Auburn, and New Orleans
  • Ron Ellis – drafted by Phoenix Suns; played in CBA
  • Lavelle Felton – former European professional basketball player
  • Tim Floyd – current NCAA head basketball coach at UTEP; former NBA head basketball coach of the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets; former NCAA head basketball coach at Iowa State, Idaho, USC, and New Orleans
  • Ray Germany – Bulldog All-American in 1959 and 1960
  • Stojan Gjuroski – member of the Macedonian national basketball team
  • Mike Green – retired NBA center for the Seattle SuperSonics, San Antonio Spurs, and Kansas City Kings; retired ABA center for the Denver Nuggets, Denver Rockets, and Virginia Squires; one-time ABA All-Star selection
  • Alex Hamilton – 2016 Conference USA Player of the Year
  • Gerrod Henderson – former European basketball shooting guard for Panionios, Hemofarm, Crvena zvezda, Anwil Włocławek, and Azovmash Mariupol
  • Mohammed Ibrahim – basketball player for the Lebanese national team
  • Jaron Johnson – professional basketball player in the Washington Wizards organization
  • Michale Kyser – professional basketball player in the Toronto Raptors organization
  • Dwayne Lathan – played in the NBA D-League
  • Karl Malone – retired NBA power forward for the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers; two-time NBA MVP; Thirteen-time NBA All-Star; Eleven-time All-NBA First Team; two-time All-NBA Second Team; one-time All-NBA Third Team; three-time NBA All-Defensive First Team; one-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team; NBA All-Rookie Team; two-time NBA All-Star Game MVP; NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team; two-time Olympic gold medalist; second leading scorer in NBA history
  • Mike McConathy – current head coach at Northwestern State
  • Kenyon McNeail – professional basketball player in Europe and Australia
  • Antonio Meeking – played in the NBA D-League and professionally overseas
  • Paul Millsap – current NBA power forward for the Utah Jazz; NBA All-Rookie Second Team; three-time NCAA rebounding champion
  • Jackie Moreland – retired NBA player for the Detroit Pistons and New Orleans Buccaneers; inducted into the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Scotty Robertson – former NBA head coach for the New Orleans Jazz, Chicago Bulls, and Detroit Pistons; Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball coach from 1964 to 1974
  • Magnum Rolle – current NBA center for the Indiana Pacers
  • Dave Simmons – current head coach at McNeese State
  • Speedy Smith – 2015 Conference USA Player of the Year
  • Kendrick Spruel – former NBA signee for the Toronto Raptors
  • Randy White – retired NBA power forward for the Dallas Mavericks
  • Jim Wooldridge – current NCAA basketball head coach at UC Riverside; former head coach at Central Missouri State, Texas State, Louisiana Tech, and Kansas State

Lady Techster basketball[edit]

  • Janice Lawrence Braxton – retired WNBA player for the Cleveland Rockers; inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame; one-time Olympic gold medalist; Wade Trophy winner
  • Alisa Burras – retired WNBA center for the Cleveland Rockers, Portland Fire, and Seattle Storm
  • Mickie DeMoss – former NCAA head women's basketball coach at Kentucky and Florida; one-time SEC Coach of the Year
  • Shanavia Dowdell – drafted in 2010 WNBA Draft
  • Cheryl Ford – current WNBA power forward for the Detroit Shock; three-time WNBA champion; WNBA Rookie of the Year; one-time WNBA All-Star game MVP; one-time Olympic bronze medalist
  • Sonja Hogg – former Louisiana Tech physical education professor, Lady Techsters basketball coach, and Baylor Lady Bears basketball coach; inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Tamicha Jackson – All-American; 7-year career in the WNBA
  • Vickie Johnson – retired WNBA shooting guard for the New York Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars; two-time WNBA All-Star; Eighth leading scorer in WNBA history
  • Janet Karvonen – inducted into National High School Sports Hall of Fame, Minnesota High School Sports Hall of Fame, and Minnesota Coaches Hall of Fame
  • Pam Kelly – Wade Trophy winner; 3-time All-American
  • Venus Lacy – retired WNBA center for the New York Liberty; one-time USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year; one-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Angela Lawson – head women's basketball coach at the University of the Incarnate Word
  • Betty Lennox – current WNBA guard for the Atlanta Dream; former WNBA guard for the Minnesota Lynx, Miami Sol, Cleveland Rockers, and Seattle Storm; WNBA Rookie of the Year; one-time WNBA champion; one-time WNBA Finals MVP
  • Monica Maxwell – retired WNBA small forward for the Washington Mystics and Indiana Fever
  • Kim Mulkey – current head women's basketball coach at Baylor; one-time Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award; one-time Olympic gold medalist; inducted into women's basketball Hall of Fame; only female to win NCAA title as a player (Louisiana Tech) and a coach (Baylor)
  • LaQuan Stallworth – former professional basketball player
  • Brooke Stoehr – co-head coach of Northwestern State women's basketball
  • Ayana Walker – retired WNBA forward for the Detroit Shock and Charlotte Sting; one-time WNBA champion
  • Teresa Weatherspoon – current head coach for the Lady Techsters; retired WNBA point guard for the New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks; two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year; WNBA second all-time assists leader; four-time WNBA All-Star starter; one-time Olympic gold medalist; one-time Olympic bronze medalist; Wade Trophy winner
  • Jennifer White – head women's basketball coach at St. Edward's University

Baseball[edit]

  • Harley Boss – MLB first baseman for the Washington Senators and Cleveland Indians; former head baseball coach at Vanderbilt (deceased)
  • Atley Donald – MLB pitcher for the New York Yankees; one-time World Series champion; two-time American League champion (deceased)
  • Chuck Finley – retired MLB pitcher for the California/Anaheim Angles, Cleveland Indians, and St. Louis Cardinals; five-time All-Star
  • Tom Herrin – MLB pitcher for the Boston Red Sox (deceased)
  • Phil Hiatt – retired MLB utility player for the Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers, and Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Berry Hinton (Class of 1930) – baseball player; baseball coach at Louisiana Tech from 1943 until 1967
  • Rick Huckabay – former men's basketball head coach for Marshall University
  • Mike Jeffcoat – retired MLB pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, and Florida Marlins
  • Bob Linton – former MLB catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Randy McGilberry – retired MLB pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
  • Charlie Montoyo – current manager for the Durham Bulls; former MLB player for the Montreal Expos
  • Brian Myrow – current Minor League first baseman in the San Diego Padres organization; former MLB first baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Rebel Oakes – MLB center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, and Pittsburgh Rebels (deceased)
  • Pat Patterson – winningest college baseball coach in Louisiana sports history; Seven-time conference Coach of the Year (deceased)
  • Jeff Richardson – retired MLB infielder for the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Boston Red Sox
  • David Segui – retired MLB first baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, Texas Rangers, and Cleveland Indians
  • Dave Short – retired MLB outfielder for the Chicago White Sox
  • George Stone – retired MLB pitcher for the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves

Track and field[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Notable Louisiana Tech faculty[edit]

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