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Alexander Torres
Alexander Torres

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Franklin

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 199

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
09/12/1987

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business


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.

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