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Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro tweets he'll return for senior season

  • By Dan Parr
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Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro is putting himself in the conversation of college football's top tight end prospects with his performance this season. Even his own teammates apparently expect him to leave for the NFL draft after this season, but Amaro, a junior, signaled Wednesday that he intends to return for his senior year.

Amaro tweeted a photo of a note from Red Raiders WR Bradley Marquez that says he will miss Amaro next season. Amaro responded in the tweet, saying Marquez is wrong to worry about him leaving:

If Amaro doesn't change his mind before the January deadline to declare for the draft, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury will have reason to celebrate. Amaro has caught at least eight passes in each of the last five games, including a nine-catch, 143-yard day in last week's win over Iowa State, and is emerging as the focal point of the Air Raid offense.


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