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Mar. 10, 1997

1997 Spring Football Roster

Head Coach: Spike Dykes (Stephen F. Austin '59)
Career Record: 63-52-1 / 10 years
Record at Texas Tech: 63-52-1 / 10 years

Offensive Coord./Quarterbacks: Rick Dykes
Defensive Coord./Inside Linebackers: John Goodner
Secondary: Dean Campbell
Running Backs: Rhudy Maskew
Outside Linebackers: Larry Hoefer
Wide Receivers: David Moody
Defensive Ends: Doyle Parker
Defensive Tackles: Dean Slayton
Offensive Line: Clovis Hale
Graduate Assistants: Andy Stanton, tba

Team Quick Facts
Lettermen Returning:
39 (14 off., 22 def., 3 spec.)
Lettermen Lost: 21 (14 offense, 7 defense)
Starters Returning: 14 (5 off., 7 def., 2 spec.)
Starters Lost: 10 (six offense, four defense)
Offensive Formation: Offset I
Defensive Formation: 4/4

No  Player                  Pos  Ht    Wt    Cl-Ex   Home Town / Last School                      Major
94  Kyle Allamon            TE   6-3   247   so-1L   Lubbock, Texas / Monterey                    Arts & Sciences Undecided
29  Ty Ardoin               SLB  6-0   185   jr-2L   Beaumont, Texas / West Brook                 Arts & Sciences Undecided
81  Tim Baker               WR   6-5   184   fr-Rs   Borger, Texas / Borger                       Arts & Sciences Undecided
18  Sheldon Bass            SE   5-10  192   jr-2L   Odessa, Texas / Permian                      Exercise and Sports Sciences
59  Jason Belden            C    5-11  261   fr-Rs   San Antonio, Texas / Clark                   Management
39  Mike Benefield          CB   5-10  175   jr-1L   LaMarque, Texas / LaMarque                   General Business
    Chris Birkholz          PK   6-0   171   fr-Rs   Temple, Texas / Temple                       Pre-Dentistry
23  Reagan Bownds           FS   5-10  170   jr-1L   Eldorado, Texas / Eldorado                   Agribusiness
 3  Darwin Brown            CB   5-11  163   so-1L   Tyler, Texas / John Tyler                    Arts & Sciences  Undecided
48  Eric Butler             MLB  6-1   251   sr-3L   Wichita Falls, Texas / Hirschi Rest.         Hotel Institutional Man.
33  Toby Cantu              RB   5-10  166   so-Sq   Benavides, Texas / Benavides                 Exercise and Sports Sciences
77  Erik Carruth            OG   6-4   284   jr-1L   Rockport, Texas / Rockport-Fulton            Arts & Sciences Undecided
36  Robby Cartwright        R    6-1   193   jr-1L   Boyd, Texas / Boyd                           Exercise and Sports Sciences
93  Corey Chandler          DT   6-5   258   sr-3L   San Antonio, Texas / Churchill               Communications Studies
52  Keith Cockrum           R    6-2   194   so-1L   Goldthwaite, Texas / Goldthwaite             Finance
62  Justin Collingsworth    OT   6-5   288   jr-1L   Pampa, Texas / Pampa                         Mechanical Engineering
52  William Culpepper       LB   6-0   222   fr-Rs   Cleburne, Texas / Cleburne                   Arts & Sciences Undecided
46  Keith Cumby             DE   5-10  209   jr-1L   Van, Texas / Van                             Food & Nutrition
11  Tony Darden             CB   6-0   196   sr-3L   San Antonio, Texas / Holmes                  Communication Studies
58  John DePasquale         OL   6-4   268   fr-Rs   Houston, Texas / Strake Jesuit               Pre-Physical Therapy
26  Tim Duffie              WLB  5-11  218   so-1L   Jefferson, Texas / Jefferson                 Arts & Sciences Undecided
32  James Easterling        TB   5-9   182   fr-Rs   Crowley, Texas / Crowley                     Management
    Rick Fielder            OT   6-4   290   Jr-Tr   Powhatan, Va. / Mt. San Jacinto JC
31  Joe Fite                FS   5-9   164   sr-2L   San Antonio, Texas / Roosevelt               Marketing
10  Brian Giddens           CB   5-10  171   fr-Rs   Tyler, Texas / John Tyler                    Finance-Real Estate
97  Jaret Greaser           KS   6-0   180   jr-2L   Amarillo, Texas / Amarillo                   Agribusiness
    Johnathan Gray          OT   6-5   380   fr-Rs   Lubbock, Texas / Estacado   
50  Robert Haddon           C    6-3   275   jr-Sq   Euless, Texas / Trinity                      Exercise and Sports Sciences
69  Aaron Hancock           NT   6-3   277   sr-1L   Alvord, Texas / Alvord                       Family Studies
60  Jayson Hansen           OG   6-4   297   sr-1L   Kelowna, B. C., Canada / Kelowna             Exercise and Sports Sciences
82  Donnie Hart             SE   6-1   187   jr-2L   Wolfforth, Texas / Frenship                  Exercise and Sports Sciences
    Jonathan Hawkins        MLB  5-10  216   fr-Rs   Wichita Falls, Texas / Rider                 Exercise and Sports Sciences
88  Phillip Hayes           FL   6-0   178   so-Sq   Carrollton, Texas / Newman-Smith             Arts & Sciences Undecided
14  Jeremy Hernandez        P    5-11  190   jr-1L   Midland, Texas / Midland                     Biochemistry
40  Harland Hill            FB   5-10  202   fr-Rs   Cedar Hill, Texas / Cedar Hill               Psychology
12  Rickey Hunter           DB   5-10  167   fr-Rs   Dallas, Texas / Kimball                      Arts & Sciences Undecided
95  P. J. Jasin             TE   6-2   253   sr-1L   Rockwall, Texas / Rockwall                   Finance
13  Dane Johnson            FS   5-11  195   Sr-3L   Southlake, Texas / Carroll                   Political Science
90  Jason Jones             DT   6-1   314   So-1L   Dallas, Texas / Kimball                      Accounting
70  Kenneth Kacal           LB   6-1   220   jr-Sq   Waxahachie, Texas / Waxahachie               Accounting
72  Nick Lee                OT   6-7   321   jr-2L   DeSoto, Texas / DeSoto                       Biology
 8  Zebbie Lethridge        QB   6-0   192   sr-3L   Lubbock, Texas / Estacado                    Communication Studies
    Anthony Malbrough       TB   5-11  195   So-HS   Beaumont, Texas / West Brook    
    Rory Malouf             OL   6-2   260   fr-Rs   Levelland, Texas / Levelland                 BICH
 5  Kevin McCullar          OLB  6-3   205   So-1L   Irving, Texas / Nimitz                       Arts & Sciences Undecided
64  Steve McFadden          OL   6-5   272   fr-Rs   Houston, Texas / Wheatley                    Substance Abuse Studies
74  Cody McGuire            NT   6-5   276   sr-3L   Crane, Texas / Crane                         Exercise and Sports Sciences
17  Malcolm McKenzie        SE   6-2   211   Sr-3L   San Antonio, Texas / Holmes                  Exercise and Sports Sciences
 6  Stacy Mitchell          FL   5-5   150   Sr-3L   DeSoto, Texas / DeSoto                       General Business
42  Sammy Morris            FB   6-0   212   So-1L   San Antonio, Texas  
12  David Nichol            WR   5-10  182   so-Sq   Dallas, Texas / Jesuit                       Exercise and Sports Sciences
    Anthony Patricio        OG   6-4   310   Jr-Tr   Van Nuys, Calif. / LA Valley JC 
99  Cody Patton             NT   6-6   279   jr-2L   Electra, Texas / Electra                     Interdisiplinary Agriculture
71  Terry Patton            TE   6-1   285   fr-Rs   Wichita Falls, Texas / Rider                 Zoology
 9  Rob Peters              QB   6-3   219   so-1L   Katy, Texas / Katy                           Accounting
    Chet Pharies            FS   6-0   189   fr-Rs   Clovis, N.M. / Clovis                        Animal Science
53  Zac Potter              DE   6-3   218   jr-Sq   Marble Falls, Texas / Marble Falls           General Business
 1  Duane Price             CB   5-11  165   Sr-2L   College Station, Texas / A&M Cons.           Exercise and Sports Sciences
63  Jay Pugh                C    6-3   287   sr-3L   Abilene, Texas / Cooper                      Exercise and Sports Sciences
    Caleb Rains             DE   6-0   229   fr-Rs   Alto, Texas / Alto                           Animal Science
34  Montae Reagor           DE   6-2   249   Jr-2L   Waxahachie, Texas / Waxahachie               Exercise and Sports Sciences
27  Rudolph Renda           FB   5-11  225   so-Sq   Keller, Texas / Keller                       Construction Technology
25  Brian Roberson          P    6-2   174   so-Sq   Richardson, Texas / Pearce                   Civil Engineering
    Shane Roberts           OT   6-5   283   Jr-Tr   Scottsdale, Ariz. / Scottsdale JC
 2  Clint Robertson         RB   6-0   179   So-1L   Dallas, Texas / Hillcrest                    Arts & Sciences Undecided
51  John Robinson           MLB  5-10  196   jr-1L   San Antonio, Texas / Marshall                Exercise and Sports Sciences
98  Tony Rogers             KS   5-11  184   sr-3L   Plano, Texas / Plano                         Marketing
89  Taurus Rucker           DE   6-0   244   so-1L   Denison, Texas / Denison                     Arts & Sciences Undecided
    Kyle Sanders            OL   6-1   281   fr-Rs   Monahans, Texas / Monahans                   History
83  Kyle Shipley            MLB  6-3   232   so-1L   Arlington, Texas / Martin                    Accounting
    Brian Smith             OL   6-1   270   jr-Sq   El Paso, Texas / Andress                     Civil Engineering
28  Oscar Solis             CB   5-8   172   so-1L   Slaton, Texas / Slaton                       General Business
16  Matt Tittle             QB   6-3   209   jr-Sq   Flower Mound, Texas / Marcus                 Exercise and Sports Sciences
96  Duane Toliver           DE   6-1   227   fr-Rs   Knox City, Texas / Knox City                 Multidisciplinary Science
21  Corey Turner            CB   5-9   171   jr-2L   DeSoto, Texas / DeSoto                       Sociology
19  Mark Washington         CB   5-11  181   fr-Rs   Sweeny, Texas / Sweeny                       Business Administration Undecided
66  Chris Whitney           OT   6-3   278   sr-3L   Pampa, Texas / Pampa                         Environmental Cons.,  Nat. Resources
91  Tim Winn                TE   6-4   233   so-Sq   Longview, Texas / Pine Tree                  Finance
25  James Wright            DB   5-10  167   jr-Sq   Temple, Texas / Temple                       Exercise and Sports Sciences
1997 Signees (To Report in August)
    Antwan Alexander        DB   5-11  180   Fr-HS   Midland, Texas / Lee H.S.
    Jason Coffey            RB   5-11  215   Fr-HS   Mesquite, Texas / North H.S.
    Jamaal Crisp            QB   6-1   195   Fr-HS   Dallas, Texas / Carter H.S.
    Derek Dorris            DB   6-2   185   Fr-HS   Azle, Texas / Azle H.S.
    Paul Erickson           OL   6-5   255   Fr-HS   Arlington, Texas / Martin H.S.
    Stoney Garland          DT   6-6   285   JC-Tr   Plains, Texas / Navarro JC
    Matt Heider             OL   6-4   256   Fr-HS   Roswell, NM. / Roswell H.S.
    Sam Hooks               LB   6-4   220   Fr-HS   Cameron, Texas /  Yoe H.S.
    J.P. Jansen             TE   6-3   210   Fr-HS   Buda, Texas / Hays Consolidated
    Kris Kocurek            OL   6-5   240   Fr-HS   Caldwell, Texas / Caldwell H.S.
    Devin Lemons            LB   6-3   220   Fr-HS   Pampa, Texas / Pampa H.S.
    Dan Martin              OL   6-1   300   Jr-Tr   Las Vegas, Nev. / College of the Desert
    Jason May               OL   6-4   276   Fr-HS   Odessa, Texas / Permian H.S.
    John Norman             DB   6-2   180   Fr-HS   Midland, Texas / Lee H.S.
    Dorian Pitts            DB   6-2   185   Fr-HS   Lubbock, Texas / Monterey H.S.
    Robert Richardson       DE   6-2   230   Fr-HS   Dallas, Texas / Carter H.S.
    Dominic Rhodes          RB   5-9   190   Fr-HS   Abilene, Texas / Cooper H.S.
    Cole Roberts            TE   6-5   235   Fr-HS   Shallowater, Texas / Shallowater H.S.
    David Simmonds          WR   5-10  175   Fr-HS   New Braunfels, Texas / New Braunfels H.S.
    Anthony Terrell         DB   5-10  171   Fr-HS   Houston, Texas / Madison H.S.
    Detwill Williams        LB   6-2   217   Fr-HS   Lubbock, Texas / Estacado H.S.
    Lance Williams          OL   6-2   270   Fr-HS   Arlington, Texas / Bowie H.S.
    Ricky Williams          RB   5-9   175   Fr-HS   Duncanville, Texas / Duncanville H.S.
Lower case classification denotes previous redshirt;    
Majors as of 10/96
Roster includes all players thst are expected to report for two-a-day drills in August '97

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