The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the South Alabama Jaguars have scheduled a 2017-18 home-and-home football series, Tech has announced. The 2017 game will be the first between the two schools.
Louisiana Tech will host South Alabama at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston on September 30, 2017. The Bulldogs will travel to face the Jaguars at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile on September 1, 2018.
South Alabama, currently a non-classified school, played their first football season in 2009 and went undefeated at 7-0. They also finished the 2010 season undefeated at 11-0. The Jaguars expect to become a full member of the Sun Belt Conference in 2013.
The South Alabama game is the second non-conference game scheduled for Louisiana Tech in 2017 and the first for 2018. Tech will also travel to Mississippi State in 2017.
In 2017, South Alabama travels to Ole Miss and hosts Oklahoma State. Tech is their first scheduled opponent for 2018.