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Of the 10 assistant coaches, five have degrees from Texas Tech University
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• Begins his third season at Texas Tech and his first in charge of the outside linebackers. Made the switch to outside linebackers after coaching safeties in 2013 and 2014.
• Joined the Red Raider coaching staff after spending five years on the staff at TCU. During that time he coached two different position groups - safeties and wide receivers.
• As the TCU wide receivers coach in 2012, Haverty played a lead role in guiding the Horned Frogs through their inaugural season as members of the Big 12 Conference. He tutored All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection Josh Boyce, who led the Horned Frogs with 891 yards and seven touchdowns.
• Haverty served as a Horned Frogs’ graduate assistant from 2007-09 before leaving for Millsaps College where he spent one season as the defensive coordinator in 2010.
• As the TCU safeties coach in 2011, Haverty mentored Tekerrein Cuba into a second-team All-Mountain West selection, while redshirt freshman Jonathan Anderson had 17 tackles against BYU for the most stops by a Horned Frog player in a game since 2004. During Haverty’s time as a defensive graduate assistant at TCU, the Horned Frogs led the nation in total defense twice (2008-09). TCU was 23-3 in Haverty’s final two seasons as a graduate assistant. The 2009 campaign saw the Horned Frogs make their first BCS appearance with a trip to the Fiesta Bowl.
• Joined the major college coaching ranks after serving as wide receivers coach at Cisco Junior College in 2006. His first coaching position was at Midlothian High School in 2005.
• During his playing days, Haverty was an All-America wide receiver at Texas Tech. As a senior for the Red Raiders in 2004, Haverty led the Big 12 in receptions (77) while placing second in receiving yards (1,019). He was a second-team All-American by Sports Illustrated and a third-team Associated Press pick. In his final collegiate game, he had eight receptions for 147 yards in a 45-31 Holiday Bowl victory over California. Haverty had 110 receptions for 1,326 yards and seven touchdowns in his Texas Tech career (2001-04).
• Haverty and his wife, Christy, were married during the summer of 2011. They have one son, Tripp.
Emerged from spring drills as the starter at Y receiver after backing up the position for three years ... outstanding athlete who has impressed coaches with his work ethic in the weight room ... good hands and speed.