The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have finalized their 2012 football schedule, the school announced Wednesday evening.
The Bulldogs open the 2012 season on Thursday, Aug. 30 against the Texas A&M Aggies. The game will be played at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, LA.
To make room for the Texas A&M game, Tech had to cancel their previously scheduled contest against Lamar on Sept. 1.
The Bulldogs then travel to face the Houston Cougars on Sept. 8. The contest with Houston is part of a four-game series signed in 2009.
Louisiana Tech hosts Rice at Joe Aillet Stadium on Sept. 15, followed by back-to-back road games at Illinois on Sept. 22 and Virginia on Sept. 29.
UNLV visits Ruston on October 6 for Tech’s final non-conference game of the 2012 season.
In WAC play, Louisiana Tech will host Idaho, Utah State and UTSA and travel to New Mexico State, San Jose State and Texas State. Dates for those games will be announced in March.