These eleven Red Raiders have brought their "A" game throughout the first week of Fall Camp which is why they are each part of the initial RedRaiderSports.com Hot 11.
HOT 11 RANK
HOT 11 RANK
Pflugerville (TX) Pflugerville
Williams is staying late after practice every day and while he's still second team at weakside linebacker he's pushing everyone around him. His work ethic and leadership skills are making this football team better. His emergence will also make
Chad Hill better in the long run and regardless of who starts, the backup will see several opportunities.
Gainesville (TX) Gainesville
The giant junior college transfer has begun to make his move a week into workouts. This was a no lose situation for Texas Tech because if Johnson didn't or doesn't materialize, it's no big deal since he walked on. But so far the results have been very favorable. Johnson has seen the majority of his reps at right tackle and is in the mix to crack the rotation with
Stephen Hamby and
Ennis (TX) Ennis
First off, Harrell is a flat-out stud at quarterback. In talking to another college coach this week that has some working knowledge of Texas Tech and this offense he indicated the inexperience at offensive line isn't as big a deal as everyone is making it out to be. Why? Because Harrell will get rid of the ball very quickly. Harrell also has this team focused and on the same page. Every time a practice concludes Harrell calls the team together they all break in unison by shouting the word "family".