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Bulldog remembered

February 16, 2012

Defensive end Kendrick James, a junior sociology major, spoke in honor of his departed teammate during a memorial service held Feb. 10 at the Thomas Assembly Center. –Photo by Sumeet Shrestha

Attendees bow their heads for prayer during the memorial for Duplessis. –Photo by Sumeet Shrestha

Sam Speed, assistant dean of student life, was among the many attendees who signed a banner in memory of Duplessis –Photo by Sumeet Shrestha

 

Tech Talk Staff

A celebration of life memorial for Bulldog running back Tyrone Duplessis was held Feb. 10 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Approximately 1,000 members of the Louisiana Tech and Ruston community attended the memorial. Along with Tech President Dan Reneau, player Kendrick James, running backs coach Pierre Ingram and head coach Sonny Dykes spoke in remembrance of Duplessis. Despite his passing Duplessis’ memory lives on and he will forever be a part of the Tech Family.

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