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It's All in the Family at Louisiana Tech

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They say a football team is like a family.  If that's true, Louisiana Tech is taking that saying to a whole new level.  KTBS Sports' Alex Anderson has more on the Bulldog's family connections.

When linebacker Daniel Cobb transferred to Louisiana Tech, he was searching for new opportunities on the football field.  But it was an unexpected chance off the field that made his decision to come to Ruston even sweeter.

Cobb immediately had a connection with one of his teammates, cornerback Adairius Barnes.  And once they realized they were first cousins, they searched up and down the family tree.

The Bulldogs' family connections don't stop with Cobb and Barnes.  They also have a set of twin brothers on the roster.  Jon and Richard Greenwalt say LA Tech gave them the opportunity they've always dreamed of.  

Jon plays wide receiver and Richard offensive line.  When asked about their difference in size, Jon says there's only one thing to blame: Playstation 2.

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