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Louisiana Tech had its first fall practice under new head coach Skip Holtz on Monday.  For the Bulldogs it's all new, with the move to Conference-USA and replacing most of the offense which was ranked number one in the nation last year.  With quarterback Scotty Young ready to step in to the sizeable shoes left by Colby Cameron, the Bulldogs are anxious to get going.

Tech will practice in pads for the first time on Friday and open the new season August 31 in Raleigh at N. C. State of the ACC.

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