CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 12, vs. Kansas State (2011)
Yards: 163, vs. Oklahoma (2009)
Touchdowns: 3, at Oklahoma (2011)
Longest Reception: 65, vs. Oklahoma (2009)
All-Purpose Yards: 163, vs. Oklahoma (2009)
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Missed the final two games of the regular season and the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas due to injury... finished career making at least one reception in 43-of-45 games... played in 10 games (6 starts) with 21 receptions and 228 receiving yards with three touchdowns... averaged 22.8 receiving yards/game... averaged 10.9 receiving yards/catch... had multiple receptions in five games... tallied four catches for 33 yards against Kansas (11/10)... made one catch for six yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... joined senior teammate S D.J. Johnson as a team captain against the Longhorns... collected three catches for 33 yards (long 15) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five catches for 53 yards and caught two touchdowns - including the game-winning TD in triple-overtime - at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught two passes for 46 yards (long 30) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... second catch against the Mountaineers gave him 2,000 career yards receiving during his 41st career game... made one catch for four yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had one catch for seven yards at Iowa State (9/29)... joined senior cornerback Cornelius Douglas as a team captain at the Cyclones... made one catch for nine yards against New Mexico (9/15)... made two catches for 33 yards and a touchdown (14th career) at Texas State (9/8)... has caught at least one touchdown in four consecutive seasons... made season debut with one catch for four yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
2011 All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... Academic All-Big 12 second team... Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation's Top WR)... Preseason All-Big 12 third team (College Sports Madness)... Preseason All-Big 12 fourth team (Phil Steele's College Football)... suffered season-ending left knee injury at Missouri (11/19)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for ninth in 100-yard receiving games (2)... ranked 10th in receptions/game (4.6)... played in 11 games (10 starts) with 51 receptions and 616 receiving yards with four touchdowns... averaged 12.1 yards per catch and averaged 56.0 yards receiving per contest... second on the team in receptions and receiving yards... third on the team in receiving touchdowns... fourth on the team in all-purpose yards (624)... caught at least five passes in four games... left game with a right knee injury during first drive of the game at Missouri (11/19)... didn't make a reception snapping streak of 22 consecutive Big 12 Conference games with at least one catch - which spanned entire career (2009-2011)... made four catches for 31 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... caught six passes for 75 yards (long 20 yards) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... joined teammate Kerry Hyder as a captain for game against the Longhorns... notched two catches for 35 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... caught four passes for 94 yards and scored three touchdowns at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... longest reception against the Sooners went for 44 yards... became the first Texas Tech WR with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games in Big 12 play since 2009 (Detron Lewis, vs. Kansas State/@ Nebraska)... caught 12 passes for 104 yard against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... marked fifth career 100-yard receiving performance (second this season)... first time during career with back-to-back 100-yard receiving performances... made eight catches for 111 yards with a receiving touchdown against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... collected three catches for 30 yards at Kansas (10/1)... made five catches for 40 yards (18 long) against Nevada (9/24)... marked 12th career game catching at least five passes... caught three passes for 38 yards at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut catching four passes for 58 yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
2010 Named second team All-Big 12 Academic... played in 11 games (6 starts) and was third on the team catching 39 passes for 481 yards (12.3 avg.) with three touchdowns on the season... averaged 43.7 yards receiving per game... has at least one reception in 15 consecutive Big 12 Conference games, spanning all of 2009 and 2010... caught three passes for 42 yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made two catches for 30 yards against Weber State (11/20)... became the fastest active Red Raider to 100 career receptions (21 games) - and the fastest since Michael Crabtree (seven games - 2007) - after making two catches for 17 yards at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... became the fifth active Tech player with 100 career receptions... made five catches for 66 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... led team with 133 yards receiving with six catches and one touchdown at Colorado (10/23)... one of 28 players in the Big 12 to tally 100-yards receiving in a game... marked first 100-yard receiving performance of the season and third career... hauled in four catches for 44 yards against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... posted season-highs with seven catches and 82 yards with two receiving touchdowns against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... second career multi-touchdown performance... first career two-touchdown game came against Kansas State (10/10/09)... had five catches for 43 yards at Iowa State (10/2)... notched three catches for 17 yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... made season debut with two catches for seven yards at New Mexico (9/11)... made first appearance of the season with just over 10 minutes to play in the second quarter after missing season opener with a lower back strain.
2009 Freshman All-America third team selection (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... grabbed two receptions for 15 yards in the Alamo Bowl ... caught seven passes for 63 yards in the win over Baylor ... led the Red Raiders with 11 receptions for 163 yards and a touchdown against Oklahoma ... also set up Tech's first score with a 65-yard grab to the OU 4 in the first half ... caught Tech's first touchdown of the game at Oklahoma State ... finished with four receptions for 39 yards ... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American District VI ... grabbed two receptions for 45 yards in the win over Kansas ... tallied 128 yards against Texas A&M ... scored Tech's first touchdown on a 56-yard reception ... grabbed two receptions for 18 yards at Nebraska ... scored two touchdowns on two receptions in the win over Kansas State ... had 34 receiving yards and scored on catches of 28 and six yards ... had 102 all-purpose yards against New Mexico ... caught a team-high seven passes for 61 yards and a touchdown ... fell a yard short of another touchdown after returning a UNM onside attempt to the UNM 1 ... led the Red Raiders with six receptions for 90 yards at Houston ... hauled in a 31-yard reception on Tech's first scoring drive ... caught seven balls for 59 yards against Texas ... made four receptions for 40 yards versus Rice ... in first career start snagged five receptions for 51 yards versus North Dakota.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY Enrolled at the Air Force Academy following high school ... transferred to Texas Tech in 2008 ... did not play at Air Force.
HIGH SCHOOL Franklin High School in El Paso, Texas ... lettered in football, basketball and baseball ... helped lead his team to back-to-back district championships in 2004 and 2005 and advanced to the Elite 8 in 2005 ... was a First-Team All-District wide receiver three straight years (2003-05) ... First-Team All-City (2003-04) ... Second-Team All-State (2004-05) ... named the MVP of all city schools in El Paso in 2005 ... High School Coaches: Tony Grajalva, Robert Anderson, Mike Garcia and Mike Marlin.
PERSONAL Alexander Joshua Torres ... born on Sept. 12, 1987, in El Paso, Texas ... son of Robert and Lydia Torres ... has two siblings, Robert and Jessica ... enjoys playing golf and basketball and is learning to play the guitar ... majoring in business.