Texas Tech currently has eight players who are with an NFL franchise
2007 - JUNIOR SEASON Big 12 All-Conference Selection ... One of the most dominant linemen in school history ... helped lead the program to its fifth NCAA Passing Title ... did not allow a sack all season ... offensive line only allowed 18 sacks in 763 pass attempts ... started all 13 games ... one of the top linemen in the league, named to several preseason all-conference teams ... provided great protection for the nation's leading passer, Graham Harrell ... offense averaged 40.9 points per game, the second-highest total in school history ... the unit also averaged 529.6 yards of total offense per game, the second-highest in school history.
2006 - SOPHOMORE SEASON All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention ... started in all 11 games played ... integral component on offensive line that allowed only 18 sacks ... number was 18 better than the 36 allowed in 2005 ... line yielded a sack once in every 35.4 pass attempts, which was the nation's best ... first-year starting QB Graham Harrell flourished in his sophomore campaign being the line's protection ... offense was among the top 10 in passing, scoring and total offense ... turned in dominating performances night-in and night-out ... out-muscled defensive linemen and linebackers as sophomore RB Shannon Woods ran to All-Big 12 First Team honors.
2005 - FRESHMAN SEASON Played in five games as a true freshman.
CORSICANA HIGH SCHOOL Corsicana High School in Corsicana, Texas ... Top 300 overall prospect nationally (Max Emfinger Recruiting) ... Three-Star recruit (TheInsiders.com; Rivals.com) ... Top 50 Offensive Linemen nationally (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... No. 24 offensive tackle prospect nationally (Rivals.com) ... No. 40 overall prospect (Scout.com Texas Hot 100) ... No. 47 overall prospect (Rivals.com Texas Top 100) ... No. 50 overall prospect (Scout.com Southwest Hot 100) ... No. 18 overall prospect (Dallas Morning News Area Top 100) ... Associated Press Class 4A First-Team All-State pick ... Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Second Team ... Lubbock Avalanche-Journal State Fab 44 selection ... Dallas Morning News All-Area Team ... one of the top-rated offensive linemen in the state of Texas ... projected as left tackle at Tech ... helped lead team to 11-2 record last year; 10-2 junior season ... first-team all-District 14-4A ... graded at 91 percent as a senior ... 56 pancakes and no sacks allowed during senior season ... excellent size, good strength ... second-team all-district honors following junior season ... clocked at 5.2 in the forty ... benches 385, squats 450 and has a power clean of 310 ... also offered by LSU, Baylor, Kansas State, Iowa State, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M ... High School Coach: David Henigan.
PERSONAL Born April 11, 1987, in Corsicana, Texas ... son of Beatrice and Fabian Vasquez ... two brothers and two sisters ... majoring in general studies.