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Holtz message for 2nd half: "Hold on!"

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Louisiana Tech is at its halfway point hoping the second half goes better than the first. The Bulldogs went in to their open week with a much-needed road win at UTEP which has left them 2-4.  After a week of self-evaluation the feeling is they can be, should have been better the first half.

Head coach Skip Holtz says the team is disappointed it's not 4-2. "We gave up some big plays and turned the ball over at NC State. Coming back and beating Lamar and having golden opportunities we did not take advantage of with Kansas and Tulane. There were only ten teams in the country that have fumbled in the double digits. We have fumbled 10 times and lost 10 of them."  

Holtz has harped on being better at holding on to the ball in the second half of the season.  "Tech and Idaho are the only two teams that have fumbled 10 times going into this week. Idaho is 1-5 and we are 2-4. It is not magic. You have to hold on to the football if you want to win."

Louisiana Tech plays 3-and-3 North Texas in Ruston on Saturday.

 

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