May 9, 2007

Routt Excited to Be a Red Raider

When defensive back Jarrell Routt re-committed to Texas Tech recently, he became the second member of the 2006 signing class to re-affirm his initial pledge to the Red Raiders. Routt now joins fellow defensive back Jocques Crawford, who re-committed several weeks ago, as Red Raider signees who were placed at junior college due to grades, yet will still suit up in the red and black.

Routt actually redshirted during his freshman year at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College in order to concentrate on academics, which gives him a unique situation in terms of eligibility, as he will have three years to play three.

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