Texas Tech defensive lineman/linebacker Pete Robertson (Longview, Texas/Longview H.S.) was named to the preseason watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award, which honors the nation’s top down lineman. In addition to the Lombardi Award, Robertson has been selected as a candidate for three other national defensive player of the year awards including the Butkus Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik Award.
Fans attending Texas Tech’s 1,000th all-time football game and season opener against Sam Houston State on Saturday, Sept. 5 will find several new features at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Over the course of 95 plays Saturday, Texas Tech built on what head coach Kliff Kingsbury hoped to see throughout training camp – continued improvement.
Texas Tech senior running back DeAndre Washington was named to the preseason watch list for the 2015 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. Washington is also a national candidate for the Maxwell Award and Doak Walker Award.
Keep up with the action throughout training camp as the Red Raiders prepare for their Sept. 5 season opener against Sam Houston State at Jones AT&T Stadium.