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Texas Tech Football Coach Kliff Kingsbury announced the signing of 23 student-athletes as part of his first signing class as head coach of the Red Raiders.

"We are really excited about this 2013 class," Kingsbury said. "I thought the assistant coaches did an outstanding job on the recruiting trail by helping us fill some immediate needs here. I can't wait to get these guys in and get going."

Texas Tech's 2013 signing class breaks down with 14 players hailing from Texas, five from Georgia, two from California and one from both Michigan and Missouri.

 Signee
Pos
Ht
Wt
 Hometown (School)
Highlights
 Demetrius Alston
DL
6-4
261
 Norcross, Ga. (Norcross HS / Hutchinson CC)
 Jalen Barnes
S
5-11
175
 Port Arthur, Texas (Memorial HS)
 Zach Barnes
DE / OLB
6-4
230
 Loganville, Ga. (Grayson HS)
 Aaron Bennett
OL
6-7
285
 Redlands, Calif. (Redlands HS / Riverside C.C.)
 D.J. Polite-Bray
WR
6-1
175
 Lithonia, Ga. (Martin Luther King HS)
 Baylen Brown
OL
6-4
280
 San Antonio, Texas (O'Connor HS)
 Dylan Cantrell
WR
6-2
202
 Whitehouse, Texas (Whitehouse HS)
 Dorian Crawford
DB
6-2
200
 San Diego, Calif. (Scripps Ranch HS / Mt. San Antonio College)
 Cody Hayes
OL
6-6
260
 Fort Worth, Texas (Eastern Hills HS)
 Martin Hill
S
6-0
190
 St. Louis, Mo. (Lutheran Worth HS / Pierce Community College)
 Malik Jenkins
LB
6-3
225
 Ennis, Texas (Ennis HS)
 Devin Lauderdale
WR
5-11
170
 Houston, Texas (Bellaire HS)
 Jacarthy Mack
LB
6-3
205
 Lithonia, Ga. (Martin Luther King HS)
 Tyler Middleton
RB
6-0
180
 Midland, Texas (Midland HS / Navarro J.C.)
 Gary Moore
ATH
6-5
220
 Clarksville, Texas (Clarksville HS)
 Justis Nelson
ATH
6-2
168
 Mesquite, Texas (Dallas Christian HS)
 Josh Outlaw
OL
6-4
290
 Lithonia, Ga. (Martin Luther King HS)
 Dee Paul
DB
5-11
160
 Munday, Texas (Munday HS)
 Poet Thomas
OL
6-6
295
 Beverly Hills, Mich. (Country Day HS)
 Carlos Thompson
WR
5-9
173
 Manvel, Texas (Manvel HS)
 Davis Webb
QB
6-4
195
 Prosper, Texas (Prosper HS)
 Kahlee Woods
LB
6-1
235
 Sherman, Texas (Sherman HS)
 Caleb Woodward
ATH
6-1
190
 Leander, Texas (Leander HS)
  
Demetrius Alston | Defensive Line | 6-4 | 261
Norcross HS | Hutchinson C.C. | Norcross, Ga.

Jalen Barnes | Safety | 5-11 | 175
Memorial HS | Port Arthur, Texas

Zach Barnes | Defensive End / Outside Linebacker | 6-4 | 230
Grayson HS | Loganville, Ga.

Aaron Bennett | Offensive Line | 6-7 | 285
Redlands HS | Riverside C.C. | Redlands, Calif.

D.J. Polite-Bray | Wide Receiver | 6-1 | 175
Martin Luther King HS | Lithonia, Ga.

Baylen Brown | Offensive Line | 6-4 | 280
O'Connor HS | Mt. San Antonio College | San Antonio, Texas

Dylan Cantrell | Wide Receiver | 6-2 | 202
Whitehouse HS | Whitehouse, Texas

Dorian Crawford | Defensive Back | 6-2 | 200
Scripps Ranch HS | San Diego, Calif.

Cody Hayes | Offensive Line | 6-6 | 260
Eastern Hills HS | Fort Worth, Texas

Malik Jenkins | Linebacker | 6-3 | 225
Ennis HS | Ennis, Texas

Devin Lauderdale | Wide Receiver | 5-11 | 170
Bellaire HS | Houston, Texas

Jacarthy Mack | Linebacker | 6-3 | 205
Martin Luther King HS | Lithonia, Ga.

Tyler Middleton | Running Back | 6-0 | 180
Midland HS | Navarro J.C. | Midland, Texas

Gary Moore | Athlete | 6-5 | 220
Clarksville HS | Clarksville, Texas

Justis Nelson | Athlete | 6-2 | 168
Dallas Christian HS | Mesquite, Texas

Josh Outlaw | Offensive Line | 6-4 | 290
Martin Luther King HS | Lithonia, Ga.

Dee Paul | Defensive Back | 5-11 | 160
Munday HS | Munday, Texas

Poet Thomas | Offensive Line | 6-6 | 295
Country Day HS | Beverly Hills, Mich.

Carlos Thompson | Wide Receiver | 5-9 | 173
Manvel HS | Manvel, Texas

Davis Webb | Quarterback | 6-4 | 195
Prosper HS | Prosper, Texas

Kahlee Woods | Linebacker | 6-1 | 235
Sherman HS | Sherman, Texas

Caleb Woodward | Athlete | 6-1 | 190
Leander HS | Leander, Texas

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