It can’t be the way Louisiana Tech envisoned the start of the 2021 season, and we’re not talking about records.
Entering Week Three, the Bulldogs rank last among fellow Conference-USA teams in total defense. They’re also the lone squad in the league that’s surrendered over 1,000 yards.
Is there a reason to worry in Ruston?
“I don’t think we’re really going to know until we get into this a little bit, ” says Louisiana Tech Head Football Coach, Skip Holtz. “I say that, and you look. We’ve probably played the top passing team in FCS [Southeastern], and obviously the Walter Payton Award winner from a year ago, in Cole Kelley. Am I concerned? Yeah. Not hitting the panic button yet. Not time to flinch yet.”
Louisiana Tech hosts SMU, Saturday at 2:30.