Louisiana Tech’s Dykes on coaching openings

These may have been reported by someone somewhere (this coaching search already has my head spinning), but a reporter in Louisiana sent them my way and I thought I would pass them along …

On Monday Louisiana Tech Coach Sonny Dykes was asked about his name being mentioned for high profile openings like Kentucky and the former Cats assistant coach had the following to say:

“It is that time of year,” Dykes said about coaching changes. “Every successful coach is going to have their name thrown around, and that is a credit to our players and a credit to Louisiana Tech.

“I promise you none of us are concerned with it. We are worried about trying to win football games. It would be disrespectful to our players really to have any comment on it because there is really nothing there.”

(Special thanks to Matt Vines of The News-Star)

About Jennifer Smith

Jen Smith has been a sports writer at the Herald-Leader since 2000, covering everything from high school sports to auto racing to various University of Kentucky sports. A native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Kentucky (much to the dismay of her Louisville graduate mother and Indiana graduate father), Jen now resides in downtown Lexington with her husband and two young sons. You can follow her on Twitter @jenheraldleader or send her an email at jsmith3@herald-leader.com.
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