Louisiana Tech's Jaqwis Dancy, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma in October, says his cancer treatments have been successful and he hopes to return to play for the Bulldogs.
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A source confirmed to ESPN that TCU is adding former Cal and Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes to its staff. Cal fired Dykes this month after completing his fourth season at the school.
C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins
Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.
Louisiana Tech's third consecutive bowl win was a well-deserved showcase for the prolific trio of Ryan Higgins, Trent Taylor and Carlos Henderson.
Troy defense gains takeaway
Antione Barker forces Ohio QB Greg Windham to fumble, recovered by the Trojans' Seth Calloway at the Bobcats' 47-yard line. Troy's subsequent 20-yard field-goal attempt went wide, leaving the Trojans leading 14-10 in the second quarter.
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Jonathan Barnes' field goal gave Louisiana Tech a 48-45 win over Navy. That is its 3rd straight bowl win, the longest streak in school history. Trent Taylor set an Armed Forces Bowl record with 233 receiving yards.
Jonathan Barnes kicked a game-ending 32-yard field goal and Louisiana Tech beat Navy 48-45 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday.
Backup QB? No problem for Midshipmen
Malcolm Perry replaced the injured Zach Abey late in the fourth quarter. With a fake pitch, Perry is off to the races for 30 yards and a touchdown. Navy retaliates once more to tie Louisiana Tech 45-45 in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Navy's Abey goes down hard
QB Zach Abey hits Darryl Bonner for 15-yard pass but takes a serious shot to the ribs. Louisiana Tech's Jordan Bradford delivered the hit with his helmet that resulted in ejection for targeting.
Tech retakes lead on spectacular play
Carlos Henderson makes an improbable catch over Tyris Wooten for a 4-yard TD after a Navy pass interference call negated an end zone interception four plays earlier. But Navy responded on the next possession to knot the Armed Forces Bowl at 45 late in the fourth.
Navy takes High road and ties Tech again
Chris High rumbles and stumbles past and off defenders 9 yards for his second TD run of the Armed Forces Bowl. The Midshipmen and Louisiana Tech are knotted 38-38 early in the fourth quarter.
Scott TD gives Bulldogs lead
Boston Scott, all 5-foot-6 of him, takes the handoff and dodges tackles up the middle for a 12-yard touchdown run. Louisiana Tech leads Navy 38-31 early in the fourth quarter.
Navy D thwarts Tech scoring threat
Freshman noseguard Jackson Pittman knocks the ball from Louisiana Tech's Jarred Craft on second-and-goal at Navy's 2-yard line, and Brandon Jones recovers at the 7. The Armed Forces Bowl is tied 31-31 going to the fourth quarter.
High takes it to the house for Navy
Fullback Chris High rumbles through the middle and shakes off a tackle to cap a 14-play, 90-yard drive with a 24-yard score. Navy and Louisiana Tech are tied 31-31 midway through the third quarter of the Armed Forces Bowl.
Tech retakes lead with Taylor's 2nd TD
Ryan Higgins throws deep over the middle to Trent Taylor, who races 51 yards for the score. Higgins' third touchdown pass gives Louisiana Tech a 31-24 halftime lead over Navy at the Armed Forces Bowl.
Things are getting heated with mascots
There's no shortage of entertainment on the sidelines of the Armed Forces Bowl, too. Things got real in a mascot dance-off between Navy's "Bill the Goat" and Louisiana Tech's bulldog, "Champ," late in the half.
Louisiana Tech retakes the lead
Carlos Henderson, who nearly turned the ball over on a kickoff return, ends up making a 3-yard TD catch nine plays later. LA Tech leads 24-21 over Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Abey's second TD gives Navy first lead
Zach Abey keeps for a 2-yard score to give Navy a 21-17 lead over Louisiana Tech in the second quarter of the Armed Forces Bowl on ESPN.