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Texas Tech Regular Season Football Awards

The RaiderPower.com staff voted on several Texas Tech football season awards such as MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Play of the Year and more. See who won what below.

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

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DeAndre Washington, Sr. Running back: 223 rushes, 1,455 yards, 6.5 yards per carry, 121.2 yards per game, 14 TDs; 34 receptions for 304 yards, 2 TDs

Also received votes: Patrick Mahomes, Jakeem Grant.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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Patrick Mahomes, Soph., Quarterback: 336-517 passing, 4,283 yards, 32 touchdowns; 118 rushes for 484 yards, 10 TDs

Also received votes: Washington, Grant.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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Jah'Shawn Johnson, Rs/Fr., Safety: 51 solo tackles, 79 total tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 2 pass breakups, 4 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles and 4 fumble recoveries 

Also received votes: Dakota Allen, Micah Awe.

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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Jakeem Grant, Sr., Inside receiver/Kick returner: 36 kick returns for 956 yards, 26.6 yards per return, 2 TDs

Also received votes: Clayton Hatfield.

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

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D'Vonta Hinton, Fr., Linebacker: 31 solo tackles, 51 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble.

Also received votes: Dakota Allen, Justin Murphy.

TOP POSITION GROUP 

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Running Backs: DeAndre Washington and Justin Stockton combined for 2,447 yards, 27 TDs from scrimmage; 1,802 yards, 19 TDs rushing and  56 receptions, 645 yards, 8 TDs,

Also received votes: Offensive line.

WIN OF THE YEAR

48-45 over Texas in Austin

Also received votes: Arkansas in Fayetteville, Kansas State in Lubbock.

PLAY OF THE YEAR

Little People, Big World: Jakeem Grant scored on a 40-yard run late in the fourth quarter to help Texas Tech defeat Texas 48-45 in Austin.

Also received votes:

Jakeem Grant's 90-yard reception against Oklahoma State

Grant's 65-yard TD catch off a deflection against UT

Grant's 72-yard TD pass to Reggie Davis against Arkansas

Mahomes' 8-yard TD pass to an Sadler in the opener against Sam Houston State

The Voters

Steve Pits, Owner

Jarret Johnson, Publisher, Managing Editor

Joe Yeager, Senior Writer

Alyssa Chrisope, Reporter

Zach Tanner, Reporter

Dan Meyer, Reporter

Steven Chapman, Photographer


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