Louisiana Tech adds Rice, UNLV and Virginia to Future Football Schedules

By Kevin Kelley -

Louisiana Tech has scheduled future football games with Rice, UNLV and Virginia, the school announced today.

The agreement with the Rice Owls is a home-and-home series. Tech will host Rice at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston on September 15, 2012. The Bulldogs will travel to face the Owls at Rice Stadium in Houston on August 31, 2013.

Rice leads the overall series against Louisiana Tech 3-2. In their last meeting in 2004, the Bulldogs won 51-14 in Houston.

The Bulldogs will also play a home-and-home series against UNLV beginning in Ruston on October 6, 2012. Louisiana Tech will travel to face the Rebels at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on September 27, 2014.

UNLV has won both meetings against the Bulldogs, 28-23 in 1993 and 24-20 in 1994.

Tech also announced today that they will face the Virginia Cavaliers in 2012. The game will be played in Charlottesville on September 29. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

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