2015 ScheduleAll times ET

2015 Schedule
9-4, 1st in Sun Belt
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Dixon's four TDs lead Louisiana Tech to bowl win (1:26)
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Taking the numbers right off of Dixon

Kenneth Dixon scored 4 TDs in the New Orleans Bowl but Waylon Roberson took him down so aggressively that the numbers on Dixon's jersey came off. Louisiana Tech beat Arkansas State 47-28.

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Arkansas State - Louisiana Tech Postgame Breakdown (2:20)
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Kenneth Dixon is named MVP of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (1:11)
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Skip Holtz and the Louisiana Tech football accept the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Trophy. (0:56)
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Skip Holtz Postgame Interview (1:37)
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Lou Holtz comes down to the Louisiana Tech sideline to congratulate his son Skip Holtz (0:18)
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Arkansas State's special teams strikes

Blaise Taylor took a kickoff back 98 yards for the score. Louisiana Tech has a 44-28 fourth-quarter lead on ESPN in the New Orleans Bowl.

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How is a football jersey made?

Trying to figure that out during a bowl game probably isn't the best time, as Louisiana Tech staff tries to fix Kenneth Dixon's jersey on ESPN.

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Dixon reclaims top spot without numbers

Louisiana Tech RB Kenneth Dixon ran in from 8 yards out for a TD, passing Navy's Keenan Reynolds as the all-time career leader in TDs on ESPN.

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Louisiana Tech working on a new jersey for Kenneth Dixon, with super glue. (0:19)
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Louisiana Tech retakes lead

Jeff Driskel found Kenneth Dixon for 59 yards and a TD against Arkansas State. The New Orleans Bowl is live on ESPN.

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Louisiana Tech takes lead

Jonathan Barnes nails a 20-yard field goal to put the Bulldogs up 20-17 over Arkansas State in the New Orleans Bowl on ESPN.

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J. Barnes 20 yd FG GOOD (0:15)
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Skip Holtz Halftime Interview (0:46)

Louisiana Tech leads New Orleans Bowl

The Bulldogs have scored the game's only touchdown and added a field goal, taking a 10-3 lead over Arkansas State. Louisiana Tech is looking to win a bowl game for the second consecutive season. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Driskel puts La. Tech on top

Kenneth Dixon pulled in this Jeff Driskel pass with a defender draped all over him, giving Louisiana Tech a 7-0 lead over Arkansas State in the New Orleans Bowl.

Watch: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Arkansas State and Louisiana Tech are playing for the first time since the 1998 season. The two teams played in every season from 1970 to 1998. The Bulldogs have won nine of last 10 matchups in the series and lead 25-12 all-time. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Arkansas State grad assistant Kyle Cefalo in the Holiday Spirit during the RL Carriers New Orleans Bowl Pregame. (0:15)

Red Wolves want a win in the Big Easy

Arkansas State is making its fifth straight appearance in a bowl game. Prior to the streak, the Red Wolves made one bowl appearance since moving up from the FCS level in 1992. That was a 31-19 loss to Southern Mississippi in the 2005 New Orleans Bowl, which is their only other appearance in the New Orleans Bowl.

Expect a track meet in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana Tech is favored (-2) against Arkansas State for its bowl game on Dec. 19 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Do our experts think senior QB Jeff Driskel can outduel senior QB Fredi Knighten? CFB bowl betting guide (Insider)

Who will win the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl?

With a combined average of 77 points per game (and more than 55 points allowed per contest), the Red Wolves and the Bulldogs should put on quite a show at the New Orleans Bowl. Schlabach: Bowl predictions