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Spring Breakdown: Defensive Backs

J.J. Gaines

Texas Tech wrapped its first season under coach Kliff Kingsbury with a Holiday Bowl win over Arizona State, signed a promising 2014 recruiting class and now spring ball takes a hiatus for Spring Break. senior writer Joe Yeager wraps his roster evaluation with the defensive backs.

Probable Starters Justis Nelson, 6-foot-2, 170 | Sophomore | Mesquite, Texas Thierry Nguema | 5-foot-10, 160 | Sophomore | Corona, California J.J. Gaines | 5-foot-10, 180 | Junior | Irving, Texas Keenon Ward | 5-foot-9, 195 | Sophomore | Snyder, Texas Backups Josh Keys | 6-foot, 180 | Junior | Seminary, Mississippi La'Darius Newbold | 5-foot-11, 195 | Sophomore | Lancaster, Texas Dee... Recommended Stories