CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

College Sports

Texas Tech Gets Top In-State QB Mahomes

View Comments
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Galleries

cheer thumb Texas Tech Gets Top In State QB MahomesNFL Cheerleaders

cows Texas Tech Gets Top In State QB MahomesCowboys Cheerleaders

mavs dancers 4 10 10002570231 Texas Tech Gets Top In State QB Mahomes

Mavs Dancers

victoria thumb Texas Tech Gets Top In State QB Mahomes

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

dfw Texas Tech Gets Top In State QB MahomesBest Young Athlete In DFW?

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Texas Tech shored up its thin roster at quarterback by signing one of the state’s best high school players in 2013.

Coach Kliff Kingsbury added 25 players Wednesday, including three junior college players who enrolled last month.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the son of a former pro baseball player, threw for 3,587 yards with 41 touchdowns and just four interceptions last season. In December he was named the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors football player of the year.

Quarterbacks Baker Mayfield, Michael Brewer and Clayton Nicholas have left the program. Mayfield and Davis Webb, who looks to be the top quarterback going into spring, split starts last season.

Texas Tech was also looking to bolster its defense after giving up more than 200 yards rushing per game in 2013.

Texas Tech’s 2014 football signees announced Wednesday:

Dakota Allen, lb, 6-2, 228, Summer Creek HS, Humble, Texas
Cameron Batson, wr, 5-8, 175, Millwood HS, Oklahoma City
Nigel Bethel II, db, 5-8, 168, Booker T Washington HS, Miami
Robert Castaneda, ol, 6-5, 318, Round Rock (Texas) HS
Michael Coley, db, 6-3, 185, Irving (Texas) HS
Byron Daniels, wr, 6-0, 180, Madison HS, San Antonio
Shaquille Davis, ol, 6-4, 320, Mt. San Antonio College (Calif.)
Jakari Dillard, wr, 6-4, 180, Princeton (Texas) HS
Derrick Dixon, db, 5-10, 195, Skyline HS, Dallas
Demarcus Felton, rb, 5-7, 179, DeKaney HS, Houston
Payton Hendrix, db, 6-3, 191, Bishop Dunne HS, Dallas
Jah’Shawn Johnson, db, 5-10, 170, Ennis (HS) Texas
Josh Keys, db, 6-2, 180, Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
Devin Lauderdale, wr, 5-11, 170, Navarro College (Texas)
Rika Levi, dl, 6-2, 350, College of San Mateo (Calif.)
Tevin Madison, db, 5-10, 160, Fayette County (Ala.) HS
Patrick Mahomes, qb, 6-3, 215, Whitehouse (Texas) HS
Keland McElrath, dl, 6-6, 290, Coahoma CC (Miss.)
Justin Murphy, ol, 6-6, 290, Belton (Texas) HS
Dominique Robertson, ol, 6-5, 300, Riverside CC (Calif.)
Ian Sadler, wr, 5-10, 194, Argyle (Texas) HS
Marcus Smith, dl, 6-3, 305, Highland CC (Kan.)
Justin Stockton, rb, 5-9, 180, Steele HS, Cibolo, Texas
Brandon Thorpe, dl, 6-5, 275, Highland CC (Kan.)
Connor Wilson, db, 6-2, 205, Argyle (Texas) HS

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments