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Redshirt freshman J’Mar Smith will get the start at quarterback for Louisiana Tech as the Bulldogs open the 2016 football season at 3 p.m. Saturday against the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Smith will start in front of Tech No. 1 quarterback Ryan Higgins, who will not start after being arrested on charges of DWI and speeding shortly prior to the start of preseason training camp. “I think this is going to be a very tall order for us as a team, to go into Fayetteville and try and find a way to get a win,” said Tech coach Skip Holtz during a Monday press conference. “I think...

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