Texas Tech Football: All-time Red Raiders roster

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Sep 12, 2015; Lubbock, TX, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders Hall of Fame members Donny Anderson, E.J. Holub and Gabe Rivera are introduced during the game with the University of Texas at El Paso Miners at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports


Starter: E.J. Holub

A two-way starter, Holub is one of the greatest Red Raiders in history and is the top center on the Texas Tech all-time two-deep roster. An all-American in 1959 and 1960, Holub is a 1986 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame.

The graduate of Lubbock High School, Holub was nicknamed “The Beast” for his unrelenting physical play. The cowboy hat wearing, bow-legged west Texan is the personification of Texas Tech. Tough, scrappy and relentless Holub is embodied everything Texas Tech has been built on.

After college, Holub had a distinguished 10-year professional football career, most notably with the Kansas City Chiefs. A five-time American Football League all-star, Holub is a member of the Chief’s Hall of Fame.

Backup: Toby Cecil

Cecil was a 4-year starter during the first four years of the Mike Leach era. In that time, Cecil protected two of the most prolific quarterbacks in program history; Kliff Kingsbury and B.J. Symons. In all four of his seasons in college, Cecil received some form of all-Big 12 recognition.

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