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Michael Crabtree, Elmer Tarbox inducted into Ring of Honor

Crabtree will see his name adorning the same stadium he starred in during a storied Red Raider...
Crabtree will see his name adorning the same stadium he starred in during a storied Red Raider career as he has been selected as the sixth member of the prestigious Texas Tech Ring of Honor.(Texas Tech Athletics)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 11:21 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2021 at 7:52 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Michael Crabtree and Elmer Tarbox were inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday.

Crabtree and Tarbox become the sixth and seventh inductees, respectively, into Texas Tech’s most-prestigious club of Red Raider football student-athletes.

Red Raider Football Ring of Honor inductees are the heroes and legends that have made indelible marks on Red Raider Football. They will be permanently enshrined in the Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor.

The Ring of Honor will consist of an elite group of players and coaches that made outstanding contributions to Red Raider Football. Inductees will have their names permanently etched on the west stadium building facing the playing surface inside Jones AT&T Stadium.

Crabtree was joined by the family of the late Tarbox Saturday evening when their names were unveiled on the West Stadium Building to Jones AT&T Stadium prior to kickoff between Texas Tech and Florida International.

Candidates for the Ring of Honor are chosen and screened by an anonymous selection committee. Once the committee has determined a suitable candidate(s) for induction, the group makes a formal recommendation to the director of athletics

Texas Tech unveiled its first inductees into the Ring of Honor at on Thursday, July 5, 2012.

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