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8  Barrett Barnes
Barrett Barnes

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sugarland, Texas

High School:
Fort Bend Austin

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
07/29/1991

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


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Career Stats | video camera Highlight Video
Game-by-Game Stats - 2012 | Photo Gallery - 2012 | video camera Red Raider Profile - 2012
Game-by-Game Stats - 2011 | Photo Gallery - 2011 | video camera Red Raider Profile - 2011
Game-by-Game Stats - 2010 | Photo Gallery - 2010

CAREER-HIGHS:
Games Played (Season): 57 2x (2011)*
Games Started (Season): 57 2x (2011)*
At-Bats: 7, vs. Houston (4/15/12)
Runs: 3 16x, at New Mexico State (5/1/12)*
Hits: 4, vs. Oklahoma State (5/20/11)
RBI: 6, vs. Jacksonville State (2/21/10)*
Doubles: 2 3x, at TCU (3/11/12)*
Triples: 1 9x, vs. Kansas State (5/19/12)*
Home Runs: 2 4x, at Oklahoma (4/3/11)*
Walks: 3 3x, vs. Northern Illinois (2/26/12)*
Strikeouts: 3 8x, at Texas A&M (5/4/12)*
Stolen Bases: 3, at Oklahoma State (4/9/10)
Hit Streak: 15 games 2x (3/11-4/3/11)*
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
Played in 169 games (169 starts) while batting .319 (203-for-637) with 171 runs scored, 51 doubles, nine triples, 33 home runs, 140 RBI, 371 total bases, 113 walks, 22 hit-by-pitch, 50-of-56 stolen bases, .582 slugging percentage and .433 on-base percentage... became only the second player in Texas Tech history to have recorded the following career statistics, joining all-time great Clint Bryant (1993-96): .300 batting average, 500 at-bats, 150 runs, 200 hits, 50 doubles, 30 home runs, 100 RBI, 100 walks and 50 stolen bases... recorded 57 multi-hit games, including one four-hit game and 10 three-hit performances... notched 37 multiple RBI games, including one five-RBI game, three four-RBI games and 10 three-RBI contests... notched four multi-home run games and eight multiple stolen base games... tallied five bunt-base hits... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOKS: fifth in doubles (51)... fifth in runs (171)... fifth in total bases (371)... sixth in walks (113)... seventh in at-bats (637)... ninth in home runs (33)... tied for ninth in hits (203)... broke the school record with 56 career walks in Big 12 Games Only... third in Big 12 Games Only with 67 runs... third in Big 12 Games Only with 160 total bases... tied for fourth in Big 12 Games Only with 15 home runs... sixth in Big 12 Games Only with 289 at-bats... tied for seventh in Big 12 Games Only with 89 hits... fifth in Big 12 Games Only with .554 slugging percentage... seventh in Big 12 Games Only with 22 doubles... tied for eighth in Big 12 Games Only with 77 games played... eighth in Big 12 Games Only with 19 stolen bases... eighth in Big 12 Games Only with 50 RBI... seventh in Big 12 Games Only with .986 fielding percentage... CAREER MILESTONES: Became the fourth player in school history to earn All-Big 12 (first or second team) in three consecutive seasons (2010 - second, 2011 - first, 2012 - first)... is the first Red Raider since Roger Kieschnick (2006-08) to be named All-Big 12 (first or second team) in three straight seasons... became the third player in Texas Tech history to receive Big 12 Freshman of the Year and to be named all-conference during first two seasons (Josh Bard, 1997-98; Roger Kieschnick, 2006-07)... became the first Tech player since Roger Kieschnick (2006-08) to be named All-Big 12 (first or second team) in back-to-back seasons... became the 12th player in school history to hit 30 home runs (vs. New Mexico State - March 27, 2012 at Rip Griffin Park in Lubbock)... became the fourth player in school history with 30 career home runs and 100 career walks (Clint Bryant, Keith Ginter, Mike Humphreys)... became the ninth Red Raider during the past 10 years to reach 20 career home runs... became the third fastest (during the past decade) to reach 20 career home runs needing just 85 games (Josh Brady - 61 games in 2004; Cameron Blair - 79 games in 2004-05)... recorded 100th career RBI in only 120 games - becoming the eighth fastest Red Raider to reach the milestone over the past decade... became the 10th player in school history with 200 career base hits... became the seventh fastest Red Raider to reach 200 career hits in 167 career games... only two Tech players over the past decade reached 200 career hits faster (Scott LeJeune - 162 games... Roger Kieschnick - 151 games)... 200th career hit was a double against Kansas State (5/17/12) at Rip Griffin Park in Lubbock... became the fastest Red Raider to reach 100 career base hits (79 career games) since Roger Kieschnick (68 games) in 2006-07... became the first Red Raider to lead the team in hitting in back-to-back seasons since 2007-08 (Roger Kieschnick)... became just the second player in school history and the first since 1975-1976 (Mike Bewley) to lead the team in home runs in back-to-back seasons during freshman and sophomore years... became the first Red Raider to lead the team in home runs during three consecutive seasons since 1974-76 (Mike Bewley)... is the first Texas Tech player to lead the team in home runs and doubles in back-to-back seasons since 1980-81 (Bobby Kohler)... became the first Red Raider to lead the team in doubles/home runs/RBI in a seasons since 1999 (Josh Bard)... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 77 games (77 starts) batted .308 (89-for-289) with 67 runs, 22 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs, 50 RBI, 56 walks, eight hit-by-pitch, 19-of-21 stolen bases, .554 slugging percentage and .429 on-base percentage... SUCCESS ON OPENING DAY... has gone 6-for-10 with five runs, two doubles, three home runs, three stolen bases and eight RBI in three Opening Day games played.

2012 (Junior)
Honors & Awards:
- Perfect Game No. 61 Major League Baseball Draft Prospect
- MLB.com No. 57 2012 Major League Baseball Draft Prospect
- Waco Tribune-Herald All-Big 12 First Team
- College Sports Madness All-Big 12 First Team
- All-Big 12 First Team (Coaches)
- Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
- Baseball America No. 41 2012 Major League Baseball Draft Prospect
- College Sports Madness Big 12 Player of the Week (2/28)
- Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic Most Outstanding Player
- Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team (OF)
- Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team (OF)
- Baseball America Preseason Third Team All-America
- Baseball America No. 6 MLB Draft Prospect (Big 12)
- Baseball America: "Best Raw Power" (Big 12)
- Perfect Game Preseason All-Big 12
- Perfect Game No. 12 MLB Draft Prospect (Big 12)
- College Baseball Daily Preseason All-Big 12 First Team
- College Baseball Daily "Top 5 Hitter"
- College Baseball Daily "Top Power Hitter"
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com Preseason Honorable Mention All-America
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com: "Top 3 Power Threats in Big 12"
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com: "Hitter You Least Want to Face in Big 12"
- Perfect Game No. 109 MLB Draft Prospect (Top 500 HS/College Players)
- Perfect Game Preseason Third Team All-America
- Perfect Game College Power Rankings (No. 8 Outfielder)
- MLB Draft Guide No. 14 Projected First Baseman for the 2012 MLB Draft
- College Baseball Daily Projected No. 19 Player in the Country
- College Sports Madness Preseason All-Big 12 First Team
- College Sports Madness Preseason Fourth Team All-America
- Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Top 2012 MLB Draft Prospect (College Players)
- Baseball America No. 43 MLB Draft Prospect (Top 50 College Juniors)
- Baseball America No. 72 MLB Draft Prospect (Top 100 College Players)
- Baseball America No. 97 MLB Draft Prospect (Top 100 HS/College Players)

One of only two players on the team to play in and start all 55 games... only player on the team to start every game in the same position starting 55 games in center field... batted three-hole 38 times, two-hole 14 times, five-hole twice and leadoff once... batted .325 (67-for-206) with 53 runs, 17 doubles, six triples, nine home runs, 49 RBI, 123 total bases, 32 walks, four hit-by-pitch, four sacrifice flies, three sacrifice bunts, 19-of-20 stolen bases, .597 slugging percentage, .419 on-base percentage and fielded .990 (95 putouts, 1 assist, 1 error)... led team in doubles (17), home runs (9), RBI (49), total bases (123), slugging (.597) and sacrifice flies (4)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: second in slugging percentage (.597)... tied for second in triples (6)... tied for third in runs (53)... fourth in total bases (123)... tied for third in doubles (17)... tied for fifth in RBI (49)... sixth in home runs (9)... tied for sixth in stolen bases (19)... 10th in batting average (.325)... NCAA RANKINGS: 32nd in triples (6)... 42nd in triples per game (0.11)... 50th in slugging percentage (.597)... in 19 games (19 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents batted .338 (23-for-68) with 12 runs, seven doubles, two home runs, nine RBI, 36 total bases, 12 walks, 4-of-4 stolen bases, .529 slugging percentage and .444 on-base percentage... against ranked opponents led team in six offensive categories, including batting average, hits, doubles, home runs, total bases and slugging... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 24 games (24 starts) batted .250 (22-for-88) with 13 runs, seven doubles, one triple, three home runs, nine RBI, 40 total bases, 12 walks, 2-of-2 stolen bases, .455 slugging percentage, .350 on-base percentage and fielded 1.000 (47 putouts, 1 assist, 0 errors)... led team in five statistical categories during Big 12 play, including runs, doubles, home runs, walks and fielding percentage... tied for fifth in the league with seven doubles during league play and tied for eighth in walks (12)... in 33 home games batted .402 (49-for-122) with 27 runs, 15 doubles, six triples, six home runs, 38 RBI, 94 total bases, 21 walks, four sacrifice flies, two sacrifice bunts, 15-of-15 stolen bases, .770 slugging percentage, .487 on-base percentage and fielded .982 (54 putouts, 1 assist, 1 error)... led team in seven offensive statistics (hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, total bases, slugging and sacrifice flies) in home games... in 22 road/neutral site games batted .214 (18-for-84) with 16 runs, two doubles, three home runs, 11 RBI, 29 total bases, 11 walks, 4-of-5 stolen bases, .345 slugging percentage, .313 on-base percentage and fielded 1.000 (41 putouts, 0 assists, 0 errors)... led team in runs and home runs in road/neutral site games... batted .370 (27-for-73) against left-handed pitching... batted .301 (40-for-133) against right-handed pitching... batted .351 (40-for-114) with runners on base... batted .293 (27-for-92) with the bases empty... batted .333 (2-for-6) with the bases loaded... batted .355 (27-for-76) with runners in scoring position... batted .314 (22-for-70) with two outs... had 11 two-out RBI... led the team with 11 go-ahead RBI and was second on the team with four game-tying RBI... posted six infield base hits... tallied two outfield assists... recorded three bunt base hits... tied for second on the team with 21 multi-hit games, including two three-hit games... led the team with 12 multiple RBI games, including four three-RBI contests and two four-RBI games... had a season-best 11-game hit streak batting .425 (17-for-40) with 12 runs, three doubles, three home runs, seven walks, 8-of-8 stolen bases, .725 slugging percentage and .521 on-base percentage (Feb. 17-Mar. 3)... led the team with eight game-winning RBI.

SUMMER 2011
Played for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod League... helped lead the Commodores to a second-place finish in the post-season league tournament... team finished with a 19-25 overall record... in 41 games batted .247 (36-for-146) with 20 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 16 RBI and five stolen bases... ranked second on the team in homers... marked second straight summer playing for the Commodores in the Cape Cod League... played with teammate Reid Redman for the final half of the summer schedule.

2011 (Sophomore)
Honors & Awards:
- All-Big 12 first team (Coaches)
- All-Big 12 first team (College Baseball Daily)
- All-Big 12 second team (Waco Tribune-Herald)
- Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
- Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team (OF)
- Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team (OF)
- Perfect Game USA Big 12 Conference No. 3 Pro Prospect (Class of 2012)
- Preseason All-Big 12 (Perfect Game USA)
- Preseason All-Big 12 (Baseball America)
- Baseball America Big 12 No. 5 Pro Prospect (Class of 2012)
- Baseball America: "Best Raw Power" (Big 12)
- Baseball America No. 48 Pro Prospect (College Sophomores)
- CollegeBaseball360.com No. 6 "College Baseball 1B to Watch"
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com "Most Underrated Hitter in Big 12"
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com "Top 3 Pure Hitters in Big 12"
- CollegeBaseballInsider.com "Top 3 Power Threats in Big 12"
- Preseason All-Big 12 (College Baseball Daily)
- College Baseball Daily No. 32 Player in the Country (Top 100 Players Countdown)

Played in and started 57 games while starting all 57 games in center field... batted three-hole 34 times, two-hole 10 times, cleanup eight times, five-hole three times and hit leadoff twice... batted .290 (62-for-214) with 47 runs, 15 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 109 total bases, 41 walks, seven hit-by-pitch, four sacrifice flies, 19-of-21 stolen bases, .509 slugging percentage, .414 on-base percentage and fielded .965 (136 putouts, three assists, five errors)... led team in runs (47), doubles (15), home runs (10), total bases (109), slugging percentage (.509), walks (41) and sac flies (4)... 41 walks are the most by a Red Raider since 2009 (Michael Reed, 45)... four sac flies are the most by a Red Raider since 2009 (Chris Richburg, 6)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: second in walks (41)... tied for third in home runs (10)... in 20 games (20 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents batted .316 (24-for-76) with 16 runs, six doubles, five home runs, 13 RBI, 15 walks, 9-of-9 stolen bases, .592 slugging percentage and .432 on-base percentage... against ranked opponents led team in 10 statistical categories, including runs, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, total bases, slugging percentage, walks, on-base percentage and stolen bases... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 26 games (26 starts) batted .313 (30-for-96) with 20 runs, six doubles, five home runs, 19 RBI, 20 walks, 51 total bases, 11-of-12 stolen bases, .531 slugging percentage, .434 on-base percentage and a .973 fielding percentage (71 putouts, one assist, two errors)... led team in runs, hits, home runs, RBI, total bases, slugging percentage, walks and stolen bases during conference play... marked the first time a Red Raider led the team in runs during Big 12 play in back-to-back years since 2006-2007 (Roger Kieschnick)... first time a Red Raider led the team in home runs in Big 12 play in back-to-back years since 2006-2007 (Kyle Martin)... first time a Red Raider led the team in slugging percentage in Big 12 play in back-to-back years since 2006-2007 (Kyle Martin)... marked the first time in over 10 years that a Texas Tech player led the team in walks in Big 12 play in back-to-back years... ranked tied for 19th in the league batting .313 during Big 12 games and also ranked second in walks (20), tied for second in stolen bases (11), tied for third in home runs (5), seventh in on-base percentage (.434) and tied for seventh in runs scored (20)... in 33 home games batted .280 (35-for-125) with six doubles, one triple, five home runs, 21 RBI, 24 walks, 14-of-14 stolen bases, .464 slugging percentage and a .417 on-base percentage... led team in two offensive statistical categories (runs, home runs) in games played at home... in 24 road/neutral site games batted .303 (27-for-89) with nine doubles, five home runs, 17 RBI, 51 total bases, 17 walks, 5-of-7 stolen bases, .573 slugging percentage and .409 on-base percentage... led team in seven offensive statistical categories (runs, doubles, home runs, RBI, total bases, slugging percentage and walks) in road/neutral site games... in two games at the Big 12 Championship batted .333 (2-for-6) with two walks and one RBI... batted .305 (18-for-59) against left-handed pitching... batted .284 (44-for-155) against right-handed pitching... batted .303 (36-for-119) with runners on base... batted .274 (26-for-95) with the bases empty... batted .250 (2-for-8) with the bases loaded... batted .238 (20-for-84) with runners in scoring position... batted .305 (18-for-59) with two outs... second on the team with 15 two-out RBI... third on the team with six go-ahead RBI and four game-tying RBI... posted seven infield base hits... tied for the team lead with three outfield assists (Andre Wheeler)... tallied one bunt base hit... tallied 14 multi-hit games, including two three-hit games and one four-hit performance... among team leaders with 10 multiple RBI games, including two three-RBI contests... led the team with a 15-game hitting streak batting .312 (20-for-64) with 14 runs, seven doubles, four home runs, six walks, 6-of-7 stolen bases, .609 slugging percentage and .384 on-base percentage... among team leaders with three game-winning RBI... third game-winning RBI was a walk-off single through the left side in the 10th inning with two outs to give Tech a 3-2 victory over Kansas (4/29)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut on Opening Day going 2-for-3 with a double, two-run home run and two RBI with two walks against Western Michigan (2/18)... began the season hitting safely in 10 straight games which gave him a 15-game hit streak dating back to the final five games of the 2010 season... went 2-for-5 with two runs, a double and an RBI at No. 14 Baylor (3/19)... went 3-for-6 with two runs, two doubles and an RBI at No. 14 Baylor (3/20)... batted .375 (6-for-16) with four runs, four doubles, three RBI and one walk in Baylor series... went 2-for-5 while hitting a pair of home runs with three RBI in the series finale at No. 7 Oklahoma (4/3)... marked fourth career multi-home run game... went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI and three runs scored at Texas State (4/18)... went 4-for-6 with two runs, a solo home run and an RBI against No. 22 Oklahoma State (5/20).

SUMMER 2010
Perfect Game USA: No. 66 Prospect from Cape Cod League... played for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod League... helped lead the Commodores to a second-place finish in the league with a 21-22 overall record... in 37 games batted .223 (27-for-121) with 18 runs, nine doubles, one triple, three home runs, 24 RBI, 22 walks, five hit-by-pitch and was 7-of-9 in stolen bases... led team with 24 RBI and ranked second with 13 extra-base hits and three home runs... became the first Tech player to play in the Cape Cod League since Red Raider RHP Chad Bettis (2008-2010) played for the Falmouth Commodores in the summer of 2008.

2010 (Freshman)
Honors & Awards:
- Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Year
- All-Big 12 Second Team (INF)
- Baseball America First Team Freshman All-America
- Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America
- Pro-Line Athletic/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-America
- PING! First Team Freshman All-America

Became the fifth Freshman All-American in Texas Tech history... joined teammate Jamodrick McGruder to become the first set of freshmen position players in Texas Tech history to earn Freshman All-America honors in the same season... became the first freshman in Texas Tech history to lead the team in batting average (.341)... became the first freshman at Texas Tech to lead the team in home runs (14) since 1974 (Mike Bewley, 3)... tied the school record for most home runs (14) in a season by a freshman (Mike Humphreys, 1986)... one of only two Red Raiders (Nick Popescu) to hit at least .320, with 15 doubles, five home runs and 40 RBI... Big 12 All-Tournament Team... Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (4/19)... led team in seven statistical categories, including batting (.341), runs (71), home runs (14), total bases (139), slugging percentage (.641), walks (40), on-base percentage (.465) and tied for team lead with 74 base hits... NCAA RANKINGS: 31st in runs per game (1.25)... 32nd in runs scored (71)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: second in runs (71)... fourth in slugging percentage (.641)... fifth in walks (40)... tied for fifth in doubles (19)... sixth in total bases (139)... seventh in home runs (14)... ninth in on-base percentage (.465)... led all Big 12 Conference freshmen in runs scored, doubles, total bases and slugging percentage... in 18 games (18 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents ranked second on the team batting .338 (23-for-68) with 18 runs, two doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 18 RBI, .706 slugging percentage, .444 on-base percentage and 12 walks... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 27 games (27 starts) batted .352 (37-for-105) with 34 runs, nine doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 22 RBI, .657 slugging percentage, .485 on-base percentage and 24 walks... led conference in runs (34), tied for conference lead in walks (24), tied for second in total bases (69), tied for second in slugging percentage (.657), ranked third in on-base percentage (.485) and tied for fourth in home runs (7)... in 31 home games batted .383 (44-for-115) with 44 runs, 12 doubles, one triple, nine home runs, 33 RBI, .739 slugging percentage, .507 on-base percentage and 21 walks... led team in runs, home runs, total bases (85), slugging percentage, on-base percentage and walks in games played at Dan Law Field... in 26 road/neutral site games batted .294 (30-for-102) with 27 runs, seven doubles, one triple, five home runs, 20 RBI, .529 slugging percentage, .415 on-base percentage and 19 walks... in three games at the Big 12 Championships led team batting .400 (4-for-10) with three runs, one double, two home runs and three RBI... batted .328 (19-for-58) against left-handed pitching... batted .346 (55-for-159) against right-handed pitching... batted .325 (37-for-114) with runners in scoring position... batted .359 (37-for-103) with bases empty... led team batting .500 (3-for-6) with the bases loaded... batted .320 (24-for-75) with runners in scoring position... led team batting .361 (26-for-72) with two outs... second on the team with 22 two-out RBI... led team with 22 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games... ranked second on the team with 15 multiple RBI games... during season-high 13-game hit streak (4/1-4/20) batted .468 (20-for-47) with 20 runs, four doubles, four home runs, 16 walks, 5-of-5 stolen bases, .615 on-base percentage, .809 slugging percentage and tallied six multi-hit games... hit streak was tied for the 18th longest by a Big 12 Conference player during the season... hit safely in 20-of-21 games during a month span (3/20-4/20)... hit safely in 41-of-57 games overall... CAREER DEBUT: went 3-for-4 with three runs, two home runs (2-run; 3-run), six RBI and two stolen bases against Jacksonville State (2/19) on Opening Day for career debut as a Red Raider... best overall performance by a Texas Tech freshman on Opening Day since Roger Kieschnick in 2006 (2-for-4, grand slam, 6 RBI)... became the first Tech player to have three hits on Opening Day since Roger Kieschnick in 2007 (vs. Stephen F. Austin)... became the first Tech player/freshman to have six RBI on Opening Day since Roger Kieschnick in 2006 (vs. Louisiana-Monroe)... became the first Texas Tech freshman to homer on Opening Day since Roger Kieschnick in 2006 (vs. Louisiana-Monroe)... became the first Tech player/freshman in over 10 years to hit two home runs on Opening Day... became the first Tech freshman in over 10 years to have at least three base hits on Opening Day... had three multiple home run games (vs. Jacksonville State, at UNLV, vs. Texas - Big 12 Championships)... finished first Big 12 Conference series at No. 23 Texas A&M going 3-for-5 with three runs, a triple, a walk and four RBI (3/21)... went 4-for-12 in series against No. 8 Texas with five runs, one double, two home runs, four RBI and two walks (3/26-3/28)... went 6-for-12 in series against No. 11 Oklahoma with three runs, one double, two home runs, three RBI and two walks (4/17-4/18)... went 5-for-12 in series against Missouri with five runs, one double, two home runs, three RBI and two walks (4/30-5/2)... went 5-for-8 in series against Baylor with five runs, two doubles, one home run, two RBI and four walks (5/15-5/16)... member of the 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Class 5A Fort Bend High School in Austin, Texas ... earned varsity letters in baseball and was coached by Randy Ursery and Kenneth Sharp ... a First-Team All-District selection.

PERSONAL
Barrett Alexander Barnes... born July 29, 1991, in Houston, Texas... son of Willie and Kay Barrett-Barnes... has an older brother, Willie... a marketing major at Texas Tech.

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