September 19, 2006

Texas Tech commit coping with challenges

Life has been a roller coaster ride for Tyler, Texas standout, and Texas Tech commitment, Jacob Amie over the past several months.

Not only has the gifted pass catcher had to face the spotlight that comes with being one of the region's top football prospects and the various pressures of the recruiting process, Amie has also had to cope with something that instantly put everything else into perspective.

His younger brother, Jeremiah, was recently diagnosed with cancer.

Despite a rigorous and aggressive treatment plan, Amie's number one fan was still in the stands for one of Lee's biggest games.

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