March 25, 2013
Ward talks decision to return
Like pretty much any other middle-tier bowl game's end, Texas Tech's Meineke Car Care Bowl victory was bittersweet.
The Red Raiders managed to find a last-second win, but it was simultaneously time to say goodbye to some key offensive weapons and the entire secondary. On top of guaranteed losses due to the exhaustion of eligibility, leading receiver Eric Ward also had the chance to jump ship as a junior for the NFL Draft.
The Red Raiders' losses aren't as bad as they could have been. Ward elected to stay in Lubbock for his senior season despite the fact he could have used the NFL money.
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