Audio Interview: Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee

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Dallas Snags Hometown Talent Brandon Williams

With the 20th pick in the 4th round of the NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys drafted former Texas Tech defensive end Brandon Williams.

Williams was the anchor of the Red Raiders front seven last season and decided to forgo his senior year in college and declare for the Draft. He had the best year [...]

Chargers Select Texas Tech Guard Louis Vasquez

With the 13th pick in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers selected former Texas Tech offensive guard Louis Vasquez.

Vasquez’s pass blocking ability played a big part in helping Graham Harrell find his receivers. Had it not been for his presence on the line, Harrell would have lost precious [...]

Pat White Is Ready for the Wildcat Offense

Pat WhiteMiami Dolphin’s second round pick Pat White said he is ready for the Wildcat offense, which is a scheme that White has all of the tools for.

“I have heard a lot about the Wildcat, and I am happy to be a part of it,” White said during a conference call.

“I can play multiple positions, so I’ll see where I end up.  I’m ready for anything.”

“It reminded me of West Virginia a little bit, when the defense goes one way and you shoot someone out the other way,” Pat said.  “It keeps the defense on its toes.”

“I need to get better in all aspects:  dropping back, completing the ball, reading defenses, etc.,” White said.  “I feel that I have to get better every day, and that’s what I am going to try and do. . . .   I definitely still have confidence in myself.  I’m looking for the opportunity.  I got a great opportunity down in Miami.  I never doubt myself.  I know that I’ve got to keep working and try to get better.  That I’m willing to do.” Continue reading…

Niners GM Scot McCloughan Loves His New Wideout

After watching nine teams pass on the most prolific wide receiver in college football history, San Fransisco Giants GM Scot McCloughan was giddy to say the least about selecting Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

From the Sacramento Bee:

McCloughan said that he thought that Jacksonville might take him at No. 8 but that [...]

Darcel McBath Goes To the Denver Broncos

Former Texas Tech safety Darcel McBath was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 48th overall pick in today’s draft.

Scouts Inc. had Darcel rated as the 101st player in the draft.

Last season, McBath was tied for #1 in the nation with 7 interceptions. Darcel was the defensive leader of the Red Raider [...]

Dolphins Take Pat White In 2nd Round

This one was kind of predictable.

The team that revived the Wildcat Offense last season takes the most versatile player in this year’s draft.

Pat can either pass, run or catch out of Miami’s Wildcat set, which gives them a lot of value with this pick.

It will be interesting to see how Pat [...]

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Evander Hood

Arizona Cardinals Select Chris Wells

Tennessee Titans Select Kenny Britt