Red Raider Fall Drills Begin Next Week|
August 5, 1998
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech will kickoff its fall drills for the 1998 football season Monday afternoon when newcomers are scheduled to arrive on campus.
Fourteen of the 17 signees and two walk-ons are expected to report to Gates Hall Monday afternoon to check into the dorms for fall drills. After issuing shorts, t-shirts, shoes, etc.. and taking pictures in the Masked Rider lobby, the players will have dinner at the Athletic Dining Hall before taking physicals at the stadium. The first day will end with a cardiovascular testing session on the Jones Stadium turf and a team meeting.
Newcomers will practice twice on Tuesday and Wednesday prior to a manditory academic orientation and varsity reporting on Thursday. the first day of full squad practice will be Saturday. The first day of pads is scheduled for Wednesday, August 19.
Players expected to report Monday are:
Peter Abrigg, DB, Abilene, Texas Shannon Bennett, QB, Grand Prairie, Texas Rusty Bucy, LB, Katy, Texas Terrance Colquitt, DL, Alief, Texas Kevin Curtis, DB, Lubbock, Texas Adam Dwight, K, Ft. Worth, Texas Lawrence Flugence, LB, Klein, Texas Paul Howard, LB, Denison, Texas Aaron Hunt, DE, Denison, Texas Kliff Kingsbury, QB, New Braunfels, Texas Ross McCoy, DL, Plainview, Texas Josh Page, DL, Waxahachie, Texas Todd Rogers, OL, Midland, Texas Toby Shain, RB, Seminole, Texas J.J. Williams, OL, Sulphur Springs, Texas Robert Wyatt, DL, Duncanville, Texas