Ward Named To Tyler Rose Watch List|
Eric Ward named to the preseason watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.
Aug. 21, 2013
Eric Ward, Texas Tech's top returning receiver from 2012, has been named to the preseason watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.
The award recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.
In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year college.
Tech's top returning receiver in 2012, Ward compiled 1,053 receiving yards on 82 catches along with 12 touchdowns. He averaged 12.8 yards per catch and 87.8 yards per game. Following the 2012 season, he earned number All-Big 12 accolades and finished eighth nationally in touchdown receptions.