Mississippi WR Talks about Red Raiders

After last year's incredible season and corresponding nation-wide media coverage, the Red Raider coaching staff is taking advantage of their prominence by going after some big name prospects outside of Texas. One such athlete is Mississippi wide receiver Vincent Sanders, who was recently offered by Texas Tech. We caught up with Vincent to get his take on the Red Raiders.

After last year's incredible season and corresponding nation-wide media coverage, the Red Raider coaching staff is taking advantage of their prominence by going after some big name prospects outside of Texas. One such athlete is Mississippi wide receiver Vincent Sanders, who was recently offered by Texas Tech. We caught up with Vincent to get his take on the Red Raiders.

"I'm real excited about the offer," Vincent enthused. "I can see myself playing for Texas Tech."

For most wide receivers, the number one factor that appeals to them about the Red Raiders is their high-flying offense. Sanders is no different, explaining that the opportunity to get a lot of touches is the main reason he was so excited about the offer.

"The main thing I like about Tech is that they throw the ball a lot. Tech has a great wide receivers coaching staff too."

Despite living in SEC country, Sanders became familiar with the Red Raiders due in large part to their all star wide-out, Michael Crabtree. "I think [Michael Crabtree] is a great receiver that showed the whole world that Texas Tech can win games."

At 6'2", 185 pounds and a 37" vertical jump, Vincent has the athleticism to be an elite receiver at the collegiate level. He is confident that Texas Tech's offense would be a good match for him, primarily because he has been extremely successful in a similar offense his high school runs.

"I think I will fit in without a problem because we run a four receiver set at our school also."

Despite the distance, Sanders says he plans to visit Lubbock to learn more about the program and take in the atmosphere at Jones Stadium.

"Of course, I'm going to try to attend a football game."

With big offers from schools like Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee, the talented WR says that he is waiting to narrow things down for the time being.

"I'm open to everybody right now. I'm just going to commit whenever my mind is made up."

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