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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Compared Tight End Mark Andrews To Texas Tech Great Jace Amaro

Before transferring to Oklahoma, former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield had a chance to play with one of the nation’s top tight ends in Jace Amaro. This off-season, OU’s new offensive coaching staff has been utilizing big receiver Mark Andrews in some of the same ways that the Red Raiders used Amaro, and Mayfield is excited to see the 6-foot-6 redshirt freshman work. “He’s...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech football: Top 3 positional battles to watch

With the departure of star players such as Jace Amaro, Kerry Hyder, Will Smith, and Eric Ward, Texas Tech football needs to develop its young talent. Fortunately, Tech has some promising young talent that could help Coach Kliff Kingbury build on the momentum from last season’s upset Holiday Bowl victory over Arizona State. Here’s a look at how the top three positional battles...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Football: Replacing Amaro

  (Photo credit: 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...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro

By Alex Kozora With the regular season over, our focus has shifted to the offseason. For the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on prospects. Some the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at. Other top players that will be off the board before the Steelers select. All to make you as prepared for the 2014 NFL Draft as possible. Today a look at our second tight end of the...
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January 22, 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, Amaro is working in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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 it was a hard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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 a really...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder’s

There is a reason Bill Snyder is amongst the most respected college football coaches in the nation.  He’s been known to send out hand written notes of encouragement to players that have impressed him throughout the college football season.  This one is to tight end Jace Amaro, one of the nation’s top tight ends.  It came following Kansas State beating Amaro’s Texas Tech...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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