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Red Raiders in The NFL: Week 9 Recap
 


Nov. 4, 2013

by Blain Meador
Texas Tech Athletics Communications

Danny Amendola (WR) New England Patriots
Week 9 Matchup: Patriots-55 Steelers-31

Amendola caught his first touchdown pass of the season on Sunday as he hauled in four receptions for 122 yards. Amendola played four seasons at Tech (2004-2007) and signed as an undrafted free agent in 2008 with the Dallas Cowboys.

Bront Bird (LB) San Diego Chargers
Week 9 Matchup: Chargers-24 Redskins-30

Bird recorded one tackle on Sunday as the Chargers fell to the Washington Redskins. He has 22 tackles on the year. Bird played four seasons at Tech (2007-2010) and signed as an undrafted free agent in 2011 with the San Diego Chargers.

Michael Crabtree (WR) San Francisco 49ers
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

Crabtree remains on the injured reserve list as San Francisco had a bye week. Coming off of an NFC championship and Super Bowl appearance, Crabtree enters his fifth season in the NFL, and his fifth with the San Francisco 49ers. During the offseason he suffered a torn Achilles tendon, and underwent surgery to repair the injury. Crabtree Played two seasons at Tech (2007-2008) and was selected as the 10th overall pick 2009 NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

Cody Davis (S) St. Louis Rams
Week 9 Matchup: Rams-21 Titans-28

Davis continues to be active on special teams but has yet to see action on the defensive side of the ball. He has participated in five games now this season He was an Academic All-American and All-Big 12 selection at Tech during his senior season in 2012. He was a four-year letterman with the Red Raiders (2009-2012). Davis signed as an undrafted free-agent with the Rams in 2013.

Seth Doege (QB) Atlanta Falcons
Week 9 Matchup: Falcons-10 Panthers-34

Doege remains on the Falcons practice squad. He did not see game action during the preseason, yet participated during training camp. He finished his collegiate career at Tech as the program's third leading passer all-time, trailing only Graham Harrell and Kliff Kingsbury. Doege played four seasons with the Red Raiders (2009-2012).

Dylan Gandy (OL) Detroit Lions
Week 9 Matchup: Lions-31 Cowboys-30

The Detroit Lions had a bye week during week nine and did not have a game. Gandy has seen action at right guard in all eight games this season. Gandy played four seasons at Tech (2001-2004) and was selected in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

Darcel McBath (S) San Francisco 49ers
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

McBath remains on the disabled list and has not played this season. Last season McBath was a member of the 49ers along with fellow Red Raider Michael Crabtree while winning the NFC championship and making a Super Bowl appearance. McBath played in all 16 games last season making two tackles and recovering a fumble. McBath played four seasons at Tech (2005-2008) and was selected in the second round of the 2009 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos.

Manny Ramirez (OL) Denver Broncos
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

The Denver Broncos had a bye during week nine and did not play. He has started in each of the Broncos games this season. Ramirez played four seasons at Tech (2003-2006) and was selected in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.

Louis Vasquez (OL) Denver Broncos
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

Vasquez and the Broncos were off on Sunday. He has started in all eight of the Bronco's games this year. Vasquez played four seasons at Tech (2005-2008) and was selected in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.

LaAdrian Waddle (OL) Detroit Lions
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

The Lions did not play this week because of a bye week. Waddle made his first career start at left tackle last Sunday as the Detroit Lions defeated the Dallas Cowboys. Waddle played four seasons at Tech (2009-2012) and signed an undrafted free-agent contract in 2013 with the Detroit Lions.

Wes Welker (WR) Denver Broncos
Week 9 Matchup: BYE

The Broncos did not play this week due to a bye week. Welker now has nine touchdowns on the season which is the second most in the NFL. Welker played four seasons at Tech (2000-2003) and signed as an undrafted free agent in 2004 with the San Diego Chargers.

 

 

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