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CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of five features on the Class of 2013 that will be inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame on at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Waggonner Room...
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Louisiana Tech football coach Skip Holtz hopes a week’s work of rest without accumulating rust will pay off in the Bulldogs’ stretch run toward the end of the season. Tech had its second bye week...
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Grambling State Interim Head Coach Dennis “Dirt” Winston doesn’t look at it as a quarterback controversy. Instead, he likens it to a having a “a double-barreled shotgun” behind center. Winston said...