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All-American Watch...

Byron Hanspard

Byron Hanspard


Heisman Trophy and Doak Walker Award candidate is the nation's third-leading rusher with 193.5 yards a game and has a 7.7 per carry clip . . .set a school-record and Texas Stadium mark with 272 yards on 29 carries in the win over Oklahoma State broke free for career-long 72 yard jaunt against OSU and was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week as well as CBS Star of the Day . . .has eight consecutive 100-yard plus games gained 115 yards on 21 carries in season opener at Kansas State . . .hit 100-yard mark for seventh-consecutive game despite making only one carry in the fourth quarter due to a sprained ankle had long gain of 20 yards at KSU. . .the nation's third-leading returning scorer from last season at 9.82 points per game . . .rushed for 1,374 yards last season, the second-best performance ever by a sophomore in the SWC 82-year history . . .now ranks fifth all-time at Tech in rushing (2,522), seventh in tandem yards (3,245) and ninth in all-purpose yards (3,245).

Zebbie Lethridge


Zebbie Lethridge

Tech's starting quarterback the last 23 games Red Raiders are 15-8 during that period . . .threw for 190 yards and one touchdown against Kansas State long pass was a 45-yard strike to Stacy Mitchell in the second quarter . . .has passed James Gray for fourth place on Tech's career chart for total offense (4,235) ranks fourth in career passing yards (3,731), fourth in completions (290), fourth in pass attempts (684), fourth in touchdown passes (26) and fifth in most touchdowns responsible for (41).

Anthony Armour


Anthony Armour

A candidate for the Butkus Award, annually given to the nation's outstanding collegiate linebacker had eight tackles in each of the first two games . . .tallied three quarterback pressures, four solos and four assists, including one sack and one tackle for loss at Kansas State . . .the weakside linebacker is now starting his third position at Tech . . .led the defensive line with 55 tackles in 1995 at end . . .redshirted in 1994 due to knee surgery . . .tallied 91 tackles in '93 at outside linebacker.

Tony Daniels


Tony Daniels

First on the team with five tackles for loss and second in total tackles with 16 stops . . .played in his first game at Kansas State since the 1994 season finale against TCU . . .had five solos, three assists and three tackles for loss against Oklahoma State . . .two of his six tackles went for losses at KSU . . .missed all of 1995 due to a major knee injury . . .projected All-SWC prior to injury in '95 . . .led the '94 team with 13 tackles behind the line . . . Outland Trophy candidate.

Ben Kaufman


Ben Kaufman

Starting for his third straight year . . .all-star candidate has started the last 26 games for Texas Tech, the most of any current offensive player . . .one of only two linemen to make the travel team as a freshman under line coach Ted Unbehagen.

Dane Johnson


Dane Johnson

One of the squad's most versatile players . . .listed as All-America candidate by Dallas Morning-News . . .broke up three passes in opener at KSU and made three solo tackles from his free safety post . . .came back with five solos against Oklahoma State . . . also returns punts and kickoffs . . .has seven punt returns for 57 yards, including long of 29 against OSU . . .was eighth in the NCAA last season in punt returns with 14.27 average.

Robert Johnson


Robert Johnson

Team leader in tackles with 22 . . .tallied a team-high 11 tackles against Oklahoma State and Kansas State had two tackles for loss and recovered a fumble at Kansas State . . .one of the nation's premier outside linebackers, who at 5-11, 188 pounds, has started the last 26 games for Texas Tech . . .has 29 career starts . . .tied for third last season in the SWC with four interceptions.

Field Scovell


Field Scovell

Has three catches for 42 yards in first two games . . .versatile player is also the holder for FGs and PATs . . .the Tech graduate student is a strong GTE Academic All-America candidate . . .earned finance degree last spring with 3.699 GPA . . .currently taking undergraduate courses to prepare for medical school . . .took medical school entrance examination (MCAT) during two-a-days.

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