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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:07am
When Louisiana Tech found itself in a recruiting war with Oklahoma and Florida State over Jacksonville (Texas) High School quarterback Luke McCown in the late 1990s, most people thought it would take an act of God for the Bulldogs to land the highly-touted signal caller. Call it divine intervention, but that’s what happened. McCown, ranked nationally as high as No. 2 among quarterbacks in his high school class by some recruiting publications, eventually chose Louisiana Tech over the pair of annual national title contenders. On the student-athlete questionnaire Luke filled out upon arriving on...

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