Photos from the first day of the 2014 training camp
CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 4 2x, at UTEP (2014)*
Tackles For Loss: 0.5, at UTEP (2014)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, vs. West Virginia (2014)
Quarterback Hurries: 1, at UTEP (2014)
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Played in six games (3 starts) with eight tackles (four solo), 0.5 tackle for loss, one quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery... missed final six games of the season due to injury... recovered first career fumble against West Virginia (10/11)... made four tackles (all assisted) - matching a season-high - with 0.5 tackles for loss and one quarterback hurry at UTEP (9/6)... among team leaders with four tackles (all solo) in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 Played in 12 games (0 starts) with 12 tackles (9 solo)... made two tackles (both assisted) helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) at the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... posted one tackle in three consecutive games against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2), No. 4 Baylor (11/16) and at Texas (11/28)... made one tackle (solo) against Iowa State (10/12)... tallied two tackles at Kansas (10/5) during first career road Big 12 game... recorded one tackle against Texas State (9/21)... made one tackle (solo) in first career Big 12 game against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... made first career tackles with a pair (one solo) against Stephen F. Austin (9/7) during first career home game... made career debut at SMU (8/30) in season opener.
HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan.... as a freshman made seven tackles and one sack in the first game of the season before suffering a season-ending injury... Blue Dragons went 9-3 and 6-1 in Jayhawk West Conference play... three-star prospect by ESPN... signed with Cincinnati out of high school... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Cincinnati, Kansas State and Tennessee.
HIGH SCHOOL Norcross High School in Norcross, Ga... helped lead team to a 10-3 overall record and 6-2 league mark during his senior season... recorded 102 tackles in 2011 with 11 sacks and one interception as a senior... High School Coach: Keith Maloof.
PERSONAL Demetrius Alston... born December 22, 1992... son of Pam Alston... an exercise and sport science and human science major at Texas Tech.