’Dogs dot ‘I’ bowl with win
That “W” was recorded on the very same Independence Stadium turf with a 24-14 decision over Louisville. In their next two postseason appearances, the Bulldogs either lost or tied, the most recent having been to Clemson (49-14) in the 2001 Humanitarian Bowl.
Not only did Tech bring the curtain down on its own bowl drought, but also became the first Western Athletic Conference member to get a postseason win this season.
“We weren’t satisfied with just being in the Independence Bowl,” said coach Derek Dooley.