Tech Lands Two Speed Demons

Texas Tech has stayed hot in the streets of Houston as it has added two commitments from versatile players in the are over the past 24-48 hours.

It has been a great couple of days for the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the streets of Houston.

First, Tavares Garner, a 6-foot-0, 170-pound athlete from Manvel pulled the trigger on a commitment and got the ball rolling for the 2013 class.

Garner is a versatile athlete who will play in the defensive backfield in college. He helped Manvel to a 15-1 record as a junior in 2011.

Garner is reporting a 4.38 40-yard dash and has been clocked at 10.5 in the 100-meter dash, so he is bringing real speed to the college game and has a knack for locking down half of the field.

Then, the news got even better for the Red Raiders when Devin Lauderdale, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound wide receiver announced his intentions to play in Lubbock.

Lauderdale is a true prize, who like Garner reports top-tier speed. He is listed with a 10.6 100-meter dash time, but is also very scary in space.

Lauderdale selected Texas Tech over reported verbal offers from Baylor, Colorado, Notre Dame and Texas A&M.

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