July 31, 2007

Jeffers' older brother gives his stamp of approval

When Texas Tech landed a verbal commitment from four-star running back Harrison Jeffers last spring, elation spread like wildfire amongst the Red Raider faithful. However, in the back of most diehard fans' minds, questions about whether Tech could hang on to the Oklahoma product if the in-state schools came calling still lingered. These doubts were undoubtedly fueled by the silence brought about by Jeffers' cell phone getting shut off.

So, for the last three months, rumors of Jeffers checking other schools, namely Oklahoma, Oklahoma, and Kansas State, have gone largely unchecked, due to the media's inability to communicate with the star tailback.

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