Announcement: Louisiana Tech adds 5

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.