UTSA Set For Road Test At Louisiana Tech


Nationally ranked for the first time and off to the best overall and conference starts in school history, No. 24/25 UTSA (7-0, 3-0) will travel to Ruston to face Louisiana Tech (2-4, 1-1) on Saturday, Oct. 23. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Joe Aillet Stadium and the game will be televised by Stadium. Bowl eligible for the second straight season and one of 11 undefeated FBS teams, the Roadrunners are riding a program-best seven-game winning streak and have won 10 of their last 11 games dating back to last season. The Bulldogs have won seven of the nine meetings with UTSA, including all five previous games held in Ruston.

Highlights:

• UTSA is nationally ranked for the first time in program history, appearing at No. 24 in the AP Top 25 and 25th in the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll this week. 

• The Roadrunners are 7-0 for the first time in school history and currently riding a program record seven-game winning streak. 

• UTSA is one of 11 undefeated FBS teams as of Oct. 16. 

• The Roadrunners are bowl eligible for the second straight and fourth overall season.

• Head coach Jeff Traylor is 14-5 at the helm of the Roadrunners, the best 19-game start for a UTSA coach.

• UTSA has won 10 of its last 11 contests dating back to last season. 

• Saturday will mark the 10th meeting between UTSA and Louisiana Tech, which makes it the most-played series in school history. 

• The Bulldogs lead the series, 7-2, but the Roadrunners won the last meeting 27-26 last Oct. 24 in San Antonio. 


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