Cumbie, Bulldogs set for 2022 C-USA Football Kickoff

Sonny Cumbie and the Bulldogs will open fall workouts next week. (Courtesy Photo)

Courtesy of LA Tech Athletics Communications 

Louisiana Tech head coach Sonny Cumbie, offensive lineman Joshua Mote and defensive lineman Keivie Rose will join head coaches and student-athletes from around the Conference USA at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday at the 2022 Ryan C-USA Football Kickoff.

This will be the first year the annual media event will be held in person since 2019. It will also be the first time the event will be held at Globe Life Field, home of the MLB Texas Rangers. All representatives will participate in a live ESPN+ show which begins at 10 a.m. CT. The event is hosted by ESPN’s John Schriffen. LA Tech is expected to appear on the show at 11 a.m., for a 10-minute segment.

The Sonny Cumbie era grows closer with the season opener scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1 in Columbia, Mo. against the Missouri Tigers at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium on ESPNU.

The Bulldog’s home opener will kick off a five-game home slate during 2022 with a matchup against Stephen F. Austin on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. on ESPN3. The remaining four home games will feature C-USA opponents UTEP (Oct. 8), Rice (Oct. 22), Middle Tennessee (Nov. 5), and UAB (Nov. 26). Homecoming will be on Oct. 22 against Rice at 2 p.m.

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