LA Tech announces signing of former Southern kicker Cesar Barajas

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Cesar Barajas

RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz announced the signing of kicker/punter Cesar Barajas (Arcadia, Fla./Southern) on Monday.

Barajas, a 6-1, 215-pound kicker/punter, spent the last three seasons at Southern University. Barajas appeared in five games during the 2020-21 season where he was 4-for-4 in field goals and 24-for-24 in point after attempts. His longest field goal of the season was a 49-yarder at Jackson State on April 3. Barajas also had 30 kickoff attempts where he totaled 1,551 yards and had four touchbacks. He had 16 punts during the season for 679 yards, averaging 42.44 yards per punt. Barajas had two punts inside the 20 and two punts over 50 yards, including a 58-yard punt against Grambling State on April 17.

As a sophomore in the 2019 season, Barajas played in 13 games with 70 kickoffs. He averaged 40.8 yards per punt after punting for 1,590 yards off 39 attempts. Barajas was 7-for-10 in field goals and 9-for-10 in PATs. During his freshman campaign in 2018, Barajas averaged 42.3 yards per punt after punting for 2,158 yards off 51 punts.

Louisiana Tech opens the 2021 season at Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 4, at 3 p.m. Tech will then open a three-game home stretch against Southeastern on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. inside Joe Aillet Stadium.

Season tickets for the 2021 Louisiana Tech football season are on sale now. Fans can purchase season tickets online at LATechSports.com/tickets or by calling the LA Tech Ticket Office at (318) 257-3631.

Three-game mini plan tickets for the 2021 LA Tech football campaign are also on sale and available for purchase here, while the Family Five Pack can be purchased here.

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