The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will open the 2012 football season at home against the Lamar Cardinals, BigRedInsider.com has reported.
Louisiana Tech will host Lamar at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston on September 1, 2012. It will be the season-opener for both schools.
The Bulldogs lead the overall series against the Cardinals 17-5. The two schools last met in 1986, 39-22 victory for Louisiana Tech in Beaumont.
Other non-conference games scheduled for Tech in 2012 include Rice, UNLV, at Houston, at Illinois, at Mississippi State and at Virginia.