Texas Tech Football: Pro day recap

On March 14th, Texas Tech football hosted scouts from all 32 NFL teams for the duration of it’s annual pro-day event.   Inside both the Tech weight room and Jones AT&T Stadium, 13 Red Raiders displayed their athleticism for scouts in hopes of improving their draft stock. The NFL hopefuls took part in the vertical jump, 40-yard dash, and bench press, as well as a few position...
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Texas Tech Football: Replacing Amaro

  (Photo credit: WordPress.com) In 2013, all 6-foot-5, 260 pounds of Texas Tech’s Jace Amaro stepped into the national spotlight as one of college football’s elite tight ends. Amaro’s quick feet and route running ability combined with his size proved too much for defenses week after week. In his junior season Amaro caught 106 passes and seven touchdowns. Amaro’s 1,352 receiving...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech TE Amaro an unpaid intern before NFL Draft

Jace Amaro was one of the nation's top tight ends in college football at Texas Tech this season, and he announced after the Red Raiders' Holiday Bowl win that he's ready to take his game to the next level. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound beast wants to see what it's like on the other side. But it's not what you think. Before possibly being a first-round NFL Draft pick...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech TE Amaro will enter NFL Draft

Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro will forego his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. Amaro announced his plans after the Red Raiders' 37-23 win over Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl on Monday. "I felt like it was the best decision for me personally and it took a lot of time and if it was about money or anything else, I wouldn't have been debating it for so long and...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro will enter NFL draft

Following another solid performance against Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl, Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro announced he will forego his senior season and head for the NFL draft. “I feel like it was the best decision for me personally. It took a long time and if it was about money or anything else, I wouldn’t have been debating it for so long," Amaro said. "It was...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jace Amaro receives handwritten note from Bill Snyder

If you're surprised by this, well, then you haven't been paying much attention. Bill Snyder has done this throughout his coaching career, albeit it often goes to a player the Cats have just played as was the case earlier this year when he sent a letter to NDSU quarterback, Brock Jensen. On Saturday Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro took a big hit against Baylor that left him...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Bill Snyder Sent Texas Tech’s Jace Amaro A Very Nice Letter Wishing Him Luck

When it comes to naming college football’s classiest coach, it’s hard to say anyone but Kansas State’s Bill Snyder. The Wildcats’ head man never says a bad word about anyone, has a stadium named in his honor, and even sends personalized, hand-written notes to players on opposing teams after each and every game, win or lose. Two weekends ago, Kansas State traveled to Lubbock...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech's Amaro 'congratulates' national TE of the week

Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro has been a beast through the first half of the season. But he isn't getting any love from the John Mackey Award, which is annually given to the nation's top tight end. Amaro wasn't included on the watch list released earlier this month. Fans have flooded the Mackey Award's Facebook page, expressed their displeasure with him being...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Why isn't Texas Tech's Amaro considered for Mackey Award?

Jace Amaro's exclusion from Mackey Award consideration dates back to the 2012 season, according to a source familiar with the situation. Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro has racked up 56 catches for 742 yards and three touchdowns during the Red Raiders' 7-0 start. No other tight end in America has more than 31 catches or 532 yards. The John Mackey Award, given annually...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech wins Car Care Bowl that included a juggling interception and player ejections

After an apparent touchdown in the 3rd quarter of the Texas Bowl, Texas Tech Jace Amaro was ejected after throwing a punch at Minnesota’s Derrick Wells’ helmet. The 15 yard penalty was to be added on to the ensuing kickoff. However, replays showed Texas Tech RB didn’t get the ball across the goal line as was called on the field. Instead, the ball was knocked loose by Minnesota...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

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