Jaye Crockett is the most experienced player on the Texas Tech roster and has been named team captain for the 2012-13 season. Crockett has played in 62 games for the Red Raiders, notching six career starts. Earned second team Academic All-Big 12 honors as a sophomore.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12) Earned second team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... after missing the season opener, played in 30 straight games for the Red Raiders ... took on the role of sixth man, coming off the bench in 26 of 30 appearances averaging 25 minutes a game ... finished third on the team in scoring 8.8 points per game and second in rebounding (5.7 per game) ... lead the Red Raiders in conference games in scoring (10.7 points), rebounds (6.0), steals (1.0) and field goal percentage (47.5) ... recorded 14 double-digit scoring performances ... notched a career-high 19 points at Texas A&M (01/14/12) ... added double-doubles at Oklahoma (14 points/10 rebounds), at Missouri (11 points/11 rebounds), against Oklahoma State (16 points/14 rebounds) and versus OSU at the Big 12 Championship (12 points/11 rebounds) ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010-11) Played in all 32 games as a freshman, averaging 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds ... recorded a career-high 14 points against North Texas ... added a double-double against Delaware State (10 points and 10 rebounds) ... also recorded double-digit performances against Baylor (10) and Missouri (11) ... redshirted in 2009-10 ... recorded five or more rebounds seven times ... added a career-high five assists in collegiate debut against Louisiana-Monroe ... finished third on the team in field goal percentage (49.2) ... recorded game starts against Delaware State (01/04/11) and Baylor (01/08/11).
FRESHMAN (2009-10) Redshirted.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Played for J.D. Isler at Clovis High School ... the Wildcats were 29-2 in Jaye's junior season ... the Purple and White completed the season as the Class 5A State Runner-up ... averaged 20.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game as a junior ... was the only junior named to New Mexico's first team all-state squad ... Clovis won the 2008-2009 district championship on the road at Hobbs ... as a senior, Jaye scored 31 points in his final game to become the second-leading scorer in Clovis High School history ... current Red Raider assistant coach, Bubba Jennings is the Wildcats leading scorer - by one point ... Jaye averaged 29 points and 12 rebounds as a senior ... he earned first team all-state honors as a senior ... rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... chose Texas Tech over New Mexico and Nebraska.
PERSONAL Jeffrey Jaye Crockett ... born October 16, 1991 in Watertown, N.Y. ... son of Corey Pickett and Yvette Gardner-Pickett ... has a younger brother, Deven (19) and a younger sister, Paige (18) ... currently majoring in mass communications.