Grant's ability to overcome adversity is a skill the entire Texas Tech program will need to utilize this season.
Like most athletes, as a child, the Denver, Colorado native would watch the U.S. national team on TV and wish to be just like them.
The Texas Tech volleyball athlete got her first game time in her third season, after redshirting her freshman year, and sitting out a year after transferring from Ole Miss. And she isn't taking this time for granted.
Texas Tech University will be spotlighted in a series of feature stories this week on Big12Sports.com. TTU was established in 1923 in Lubbock, Texas, and boasts an enrollment of 32,611.
John Harris' career at Texas might have gotten off to a slow start, but the work the fifth-year wide receiver has put in is finally beginning to pay off.
After 97 minutes of play on a recent Friday night at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, the stage was set for heroics.
Junior Molly McCage has found her role and proven she is a consistent force and defensive threat for the No. 2 Longhorns.
A mechanical engineering major and senior safety at TCU, Geoff Hooker could write a book about time management.
As long as she can remember, Sarita Mikals dreamed of getting the chance to attend TCU.
She may be a native of Lawrence, Kan., but her home is now Fort Worth.
Oklahoma State senior Monika Juodeskaite, a member of the Cowgirl cross country/track and field team, has big dreams. The sacrifice she had to make is even bigger.
The Oklahoma State defense may be labeled as inexperienced, but linebacker Ryan Simmons is helping to instill a belief in the young squad.