Seats still available for the ring of honor ceremony

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech has a limited number of seats still available for Saturday’s ring of honor ceremony, featuring Michael Crabtree and Elmer Tarbox. The ceremony is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center.

Admission is priced at $ 25 per person or $ 200 for a table of 10 to see how Crabtree and Tarbox become the sixth and seventh entrants, respectively, to Red Raider’s most prestigious student-soccer student club of Texas Tech. Tickets can be purchased by calling I am Fryar with the Double T Varsity Club at 806-834-3162 or by emailing

Crabtree will be joined by the family of the late Tarbox later that night, when their names will be announced in the West Stadium building at Jones AT&T Stadium before the launch between Texas Tech and Florida International.

The duo joins previous nominees Donny Anderson (2012), EJ Holub (2012), Dave Parks, Gabe Rivera (2014) and Zach Thomas (2016) as members of the prestigious Ring of Honor. Crabtree is the first Red Raider of the Big 12 era to see his name adorn the wall of Jones AT&T Stadium.

The launch between Texas Tech and Florida International is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, with pre-Raider Alley activities starting at 2 p.m. that afternoon. Tickets go on sale for Saturday by visiting or by calling the Texas Tech box office at 806-742-TECH.

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