Terry Bradshaw named commencement speaker for LA Tech’s ceremonies

Terry Bradshaw named commencement speaker for LA Tech’s ceremonies
Terry Bradshaw named commencement speaker at LA Tech’s May 25 ceremonies (Source: Bossier Chamber of Commerce)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport native and former Louisiana Tech football star, Terry Bradshaw, will speak at the college’s Spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 25.

The ceremony for the College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. A second ceremony for the College of Applied Sciences, College of Business and College of Engineering and Sciences will happen at 5 p.m.

Both take place inside the Thomas Assembly Center on the Louisiana Tech University campus in Ruston.

Bradshaw, a graduate of Woodlawn High School, quarterbacked at Louisiana Tech before being chosen as the No. 1 draft pick in the 1970 NFL Draft. From there, he led the Pittsburg Steelers to four Super Bowl championships. Twice, he was the Super Bowl MVP. He retired from pro football in 1984 and eventually was voted into the NFL Hall of Fame.

After football, he started his broadcasting career with CBS. He’s now an analyst on Fox NFL Sunday.

Bradshaw lives in Oklahoma with his wife Tammy and has three daughters.

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