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What to look for in Texas Tech’s pro day

10 Red Raider athletes will look to impress pro scouts today. Last year, Patrick Mahomes used Texas Tech’s pro day to really impress scouts with his deep ball and shot up the draft charts. Two years ago it was Jakeem Grant who set an unofficial record with his 40 yard dash time, and parlayed that into a late round selection. All while Deandre Washington displayed his quickness and...
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1 day ago

Report: Jakeem Grant breaks 40-yard dash record at pro day

Texas Tech receiver Jakeem Grant torched the track Friday during his pro day workout, running his 40-yard dash in 4.10 seconds. The number isn’t official, but Luke Rodgers of 247 Sports is reporting the New Orleans Saints clocked Grant at that number, which is a record-breaking time: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant just clocked a 40 yard dash in the 4.1 range. #Saints scout had him...
Via Sportsnaut
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Clears 73 Inch Box Jump

Anyone that watched a Texas Tech game during the season is well aware of how talented and insanely athletic wide receiver Jakeem Grant is. The budding star was a highlight reel  waiting to happen for the Red Raiders last season, and hopes teams will be more interested in what he can do over his small size (5'6" and 170 pounds).Someone is bound to find it too hard to overlook his...
Via FatManWriting
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Hype video highlights Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant

One name to watch next month at the NFL Scouting Combine will be former Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant who, despite being smaller than almost all NFL receivers at 5-foot-7, 168 pounds, could still turn a lot of heads. Sure enough, a video of Grant’s highlights was produced to entice scouts to take a further look at him. Check it out! Grant, despite his size, was a three-star...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Breaks Michael Crabtree's Career Receiving Record With Big Catch

Jakeem Grant needed about 70 yards Thursday night against Texas to break Michael Crabtree's career receiving yards record (3,127). He ended up needing just two catches to break the mark, which is good since he only had two catches on the night. His second set the Red Raiders up for a touchdown and officially made him the career receiving yards leader for Texas Tech.So what if Crabtree...
Via FatManWriting
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jakeem Grant is seeking two things: Records and respect

Jakeem Grant often gets overshadowed for his remarkable play at Texas Tech, and it's easy to see why. He plays in the Big 12, a conference that features Josh Doctson and Corey Coleman. But is Grant really that far below those two in terms of production?"Everybody’s talking about those guys," Grant said. "Just imagine if I was 6 feet."Grant is 5-foot-7, 168 pounds. Yet, he trails...
Via FOX Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant has first quarter of a lifetime

Texas Tech receiver Jakeem Grant raced his way to 210 all-purpose yards in the opening 11 minutes of Saturday's game to help the Red Raiders open an early lead on No. 12 Oklahoma State.Grant ran a kickoff back 100 yards for a touchdown with 4:33 to go in the first quarter to answer an Oklahoma State touchdown that had cut Texas Tech's lead to 17-7. By halftime, he had six catches...
Via FOX Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR zig-zags for 90-yard reception

Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant took on the entire Oklahoma State defense and won with a 90-yard reception on Saturday. Grant caught the ball inside of his own 5-yard line, escaped a few defenders, switched to the other side of the field, got a block from his quarterback and took it all the way inside the Oklahoma State 10. He's still on his feet? He's still on his feet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant With A 100-Yard Kick Return For A Touchdown

Earlier in the game Jakeem Grant made a beautiful run after a catch for a 90-yard gain. He came close to scoring a touchdown on what would have been a 97-yard play, but he needed one more block in order to make it happen and didn't get it. So when he got the ball back in is hands on a kick-off he made sure he finished the job taking the ball 100-yards through the Oklahoma State coverage...
Via FatManWriting
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Gets A Few Key Blocks Downfield On 75 Yard Touchdown

The Texas Tech offense is lighting it up again this week. The victim--Iowa State's defense. While the sheer volume of yards and points the team is scoring is impressive what is most impressive is how it is getting down. By that I don't mean what Patrick Mahones is doing, but what the rest of the team is doing to make it happen.For example--on this 75-yard touchdown reception by Jakeem...
Via FatManWriting
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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