2011 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

2011 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football

WAC champion

Poinsettia Bowl, L 24–31 vs. TCU

Conference
Western Athletic Conference

2011 record
8–5 (6–1 WAC)

Head coach
Sonny Dykes (2nd year)

Offensive coordinator
Tony Franklin (2nd year)

Offensive scheme
Air raid

Defensive coordinator
Tommy Spangler (5th year)

Captain
Adrien Cole

Captain
Nick Isham

Home stadium
Joe Aillet Stadium
(Capacity: 30,600)

Seasons

← 2010
2012 →

2011 WAC football standings

v
t
e

Conf
 
 
Overall

Team
 
W
 
L
 
 
 
 
W
 
L
 

Louisiana Tech $
 
6

1
 
 
 
 
8

5
 

Nevada
 
5

2
 
 
 
 
7

6
 

Utah State
 
5

2
 
 
 
 
7

6
 

Hawaii
 
3

4
 
 
 
 
6

7
 

San Jose State
 
3

4
 
 
 
 
5

7
 

Fresno State
 
3

4
 
 
 
 
4

9
 

New Mexico State
 
2

5
 
 
 
 
4

9
 

Idaho
 
1

6
 
 
 
 
2

10
 

$ – Conference champion

As of December 24, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represented Louisiana Tech University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Sonny Dykes, who was in his second season with Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana and competed in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). They finished the regular season with an 8–4 overall record and a 6–1 record in WAC play to win the 2011 Western Athletic Conference title. The Bulldogs lost the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego against the TCU Horned Frogs, the champions of the Mountain West Conference.

Contents

1 Before the season

1.1 Recruiting
1.2 T-Day Spring Game
1.3 Awards & award watch lists

2 Schedule
3 Roster
4 Game summaries

4.1 Southern Miss
4.2 Central Arkansas
4.3 Houston
4.4 Mississippi State
4.5 Hawaii
4.6 Idaho
4.7 Utah State
4.8 San Jose State
4.9 Fresno State
4.10 Ole Miss
4.11 Nevada
4.12 New Mexico State
4.13 TCU

5 Statistics

5.1 Team

5.1.1 Scores by quarter

5.2 Offense

5.2.1 Rushing
5.2.2 Passing
5.2.3 Receiving

5.3 Defense
5.4 Special teams

6 References

Before the season[edit]
Recruiting[edit]

2011 recruits