Was named the Gatorade New Mexico
Football Player of the Year in 2009. ... Holds multiple New
Mexico high school football records, including career rushing
yards and touchdowns. ... Enrolled early at Tech and went
through spring practices. ... Was one of the biggest storylines
of the spring; very impressive. ... Ended the spring listed atop
the depth chart at Big H. ... Has a very good chance to avoid a
Chose Tech over offers from Arizona,
Baylor, Oklahoma State, West Virginia and others. ... Recruited
for his ability to make plays in the open field. ... Will
compete for immediate playing time in fall camp.
Played quarterback at Dallas Carter HS. ... Was targeted by Tech for his
speed after Cotton Bowl loss to Ole Miss exposed roster's lack of speed.
... Battled a shoulder sprain and wore a non-contact jersey during most
of his first fall camp. ... Entered the 2010 season listed as Tech's
second-team RCB position. ... Played in all 13 games (10 starts) in
2010. ... Was named honorable mention Freshman All-American. ...
Registered 57 tackles, four INT and 10 pass breakups as a freshman. ...
Picked off two passes -- returned one 87-yards for a TD -- against
Texas. ... His 114 interception return yards in 2010 were the most by a
Red Raider since Tracy Saul logged 147 in 1990. ... Missed most of the
spring with an injury. ... Ended the spring listed behind Tre' Porter at
Former four-star prospect. ... First Rivals100 prospect to sign with
Texas Tech. ... Father, Bob, played TE for Tech in 1980. ... Chose Tech
over offers from Arizona, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas A&M and others. ...
Expected to compete for immediate playing time in fall camp.
Cousin of former Texas star and current San Diego Charger Quentin
Jammer. ... Played RB in high school and was recruited to Tech as an
athlete. ... Played on a fractured foot for most of his senior year. ...
Redshirted in 2007. ... Mostly a special teams contributor during his
first two seasons. ... Tore his Achilles tendon in Aug. 2010 and missed
the season. ... Will likely qualify for a medical hardship exemption if
he chooses to apply for one.
Redshirted in 2009. ... Very fast straight-line speed. ... Not listed on
Tech's initial depth chart heading into the 2010 season. ... Made his
collegiate debut against Weber State. ... Not listed on Tech's
post-spring depth chart.
Captured the Florida State 200m Championship in May 2010, running a
20.93. ... Fastest player on the team. ... Brother of Florida transfer
Javares McRoy. ... Committed to the Red Raiders without having ever
visited the school. ... Filmed racing a jack rabbit during the summer
before his freshman season. ... Not listed on Tech's initial depth chart
heading into the 2010 season. ... Played in 12 games as a freshman. ...
Rushed for 149 yards and two TDs on 22 carries in 2010. ... Prevented
SMU from scoring a kickoff return TD by tackling returner Darryl Fields
on Tech's 8-yard-line. ... Switched from No. 34 to No. 23 before 2011
Former four-star prospect. ... Originally committed to Minnesota before
switching to Tech in the fall of 2008. ... Remained solid to the Red
Raiders after his recruiting coach, Seth Littrell, took a job at
Arizona. ... Has played in 26 career games with six starts. ... Played
in all 13 games (two starts) as a true fresman. ... Rushed for 254 yards
and two TDs on 49 carries in 2009. ... Returned 32 kicks for a record
823 yards in 2009, surpassing Rodney Blackshears' 621 set in 1990. ...
Had a kickoff return for a touchdown called back against Rice because of
a questionable penalty. ... Has expressed a desire to be Tech's primary
kickoff returner for the remainder of his career. ... Entered the 2010
season listed as a co-starter with RB Baron Batch. ... Played in all 13
games (four starts) as a sophomore. ... Rushed for 668 yards and six TDs
on 127 carries in 2010. ... Rushed for a career high 126 yards on 14
carries, including one for 86 yards, against Northwestern in the
TicketCity Bowl. ... His 86-yard run against NU was the longest TD run
by a Red Raider since Ansel Cole logged an 87-yard TD in 1983. ... Ended
the spring listed as the team's starting RB.
Participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game. ... Enrolled
early and participated in spring practices. ... Impressed with how
quickly he picked up the defense and adjusted. ... Ended the spring
listed behind Cqulin Hubert at MIKE LB.
Son of former Texas kicker Russell Erxleben. ... Took over Tech's
punting duties as a true freshman in the third game of the 2009 season.
... Punted 43 times for 1,756 yards in 2009. ... Battled with Jonathan
LaCour for the starting role during the spring and fall of 2010. ...
Redshirted in 2010. ... Ended the spring listed as the team's starting
P. ... Switched from No. 43 to No. 26 before 2011 season.
Three-sport standout -- basketball, football and track -- at Schertz
Clemens HS. ... Won district in the 110m hurdles as a junior. ... Played
point guard for the AAU San Antonio Legends. ... Great athlete. ...
Praised for his speed by coaches and fellow players. ... Was not listed
on Tech's initial 2010 depth chart. ... Logged two tackles as a
freshman. ... Played in the first two games of 2010 before missing the
rest of the season with an injury. ... Ended the spring listed behind
Daniel Cobb at SAM LB.
Was named honorable mention SWJCFC All-Conference during his sophomore
season at Kilgore. ... Was originally committed to play for Minnesota
but switched to Tech in late January. ... Went through Tech's spring
practices. ... Was not listed on Tech's post-spring depth chart.
First learned of his offer from Tech from former high school teammate,
and current Tech CB, Jarvis Phillips. ... Committed to the Red Raiders
without having ever visited the school. ... Redshirted in 2010. ... Not
listed on Tech's post-spring depth chart.