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Quick Facts
Location: Ruston, LA
Founded: 1894
Enrollment: 11,743
Nickname: Bulldogs and Lady Techsters
Colors: Blue and Red
President: Dr. Les Guice
Athletics Director: Bruce Van De Velde
Senior Woman Administrator: Mary Kay Hungate
Media Relations Director: Malcolm Butler
Ticket Office Phone: (318) 257-3631
Alumni Director: Ryan Richard
La. Tech Links
Athletics Website:
University Website:
Alumni Website:
Facebook: LA TECH Athletics
Twitter: @LATECHSports
Convention Bureau:
Athletic Facilities
Football Stadium: Joe Aillet - Ruston (30,600); Independence - Shreveport (51,000)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Thomas Assembly Center (8,000)
Baseball: J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park (2,000)
Softball: Lady Techster Softball Complex (1,000)
Soccer: Lady Techster Soccer Field
Tennis: Louisiana Tech Tennis Complex
Sponsored Sports 16)
Men (7)
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field

Women (9)
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

Notable Alumni
  • Leon Barmore - Five-time Hall of Famer
  • Terry Bradshaw - NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback, FOXSports television personality
  • Kix Brooks - American country music artist, half of the duo Brooks & Dunn
  • P.J. Brown - Three-time NBA All-Defensive team honoree
  • Tim Floyd - UTEP head coach and former NBA head coach
  • Cheryl Ford - 2003 WNBA Rookie of the Year
  • Karl Malone - Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and 14-time NBA All-Star
  • Mike McCallister - CEO and Chairman of the Board, Humana Corp
  • Willie Road - Pro Football Hall of Fame (Summer, 2012); Eight-time NFL Pro Bowl offensive tackle
  • Teresa Weatherspoon - Five-time WNBA All-Star; Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Charles Wyly - CEO of Michaels Corp
  • Sam Wuly - Founder of Bonanza Restaurants with Charles Wyle

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