Louisiana Tech and coach Skip Holtz have announced that they have added 5 new players to its football squad. Two of the new additions are 5th year student athletes are from the Big-10. Both defensive end Houston Bates (formerly of Illinois) and quarterback Cody Sokol (formerly of Iowa) have graduated and have one year of eligibility remaining.
All five additions – Bates, Sokol, Roland Dunn, Josh Gaston and David Mahaffey have signed financial aid agreements to attend
On another note: Louisiana Tech and Conference USA recently announced its 2014 television package with the Bulldogs getting at least eight games broadcast this fall.