2012 Played in 12 games (0 starts) primarily as a backup on the offensive line... one of just two Red Raider true freshmen to play during the season (LB Micah Awe)... part of the offensive line that helped pave the way for the Red Raider running backs that rushed for 1,674 yards during the regular season (12 games) - the most by Texas Tech since 1998 (2,219).
HIGH SCHOOL Altair Rice High School in Altair, Texas... a three-star prospect by Rivals... Rivals lists him as the No. 5 center prospect in the nation ... ESPN.com ranks him as the No. 8 center prospect ... a 2010 Class AA All-State Selection ... also competed in track, golf and powerlifting... Head coach: Brad Dumont... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Rice.
PERSONAL Jared Kaster... born October 5, 1993, in Houston, Texas... son of Ernie and Brenda Kaster... hobbies include fishing and hunting... petroleum engineering major at Texas Tech.