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Detron Lewis

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  • 7th All Time in Big 12 history for total receptions
  • Big game performer with 24 Bowl game receptions at Texas Tech
  • Multiple Big-12 honors
  • Top 15 in NCAA in receptions per game
  • At least one catch in 40 straight games
  • 3rd fastest receiver in Texas Tech history to 200 receptions
  • 3rd all time in career receptions at Texas Tech
  • 6th All Time in receiving yards at Texas Tech


Year Rec Yds Avg Lng TD
2007 10 120 12 50 3
2008 76 913 12 76 3
2009 65 844 13 61 6
2010 87 852 9.8 54 6


Atlas Strategies represented Detron Lewis in the 2011 NFL draft, and negotiated a 3-year multi-million dollar deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

All-Big 12 third team (Phil Steele)… named All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)… 87 receptions are the most by a Red Raider since Michael Crabtree made 97 catches in 2008… NCAA RANKINGS: 15th in receptions per game (6.69)… 51st in total receiving yards (852)… 60th in receiving yards per game (65.6)… BIG 12 RANKINGS: fifth in receptions/game (6.7)… seventh in receiving yards per game (65.5)… tied for ninth with two 100-yard receiving games… TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: ranks third on Tech career receptions list (238)… ranks sixth on Tech career receiving yardage list (2,729)… ranks ninth on Tech single-season receptions list (87)… BIG 12 RECORD BOOK: ranks seventh on Big 12 career receptions list (238)…played in 13 games (12 starts) leading the team with 87 receptions and recording 852 yards receiving (9.8 avg.) with six touchdowns catches… averaged 65.5 yards receiving per game… ended career with at least one reception in 40 consecutive games spanning from 1/1/08, against Virginia in the Gator Bowl to 1/1/11, against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl… also finished career with a streak of 24 straight games with a catch during Big 12 competition which covered the entire 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons… one of eight Texas Tech seniors playing in fourth consecutive bowl game as this group of seniors played in the Gator, Cotton, Alamo and TicketCity Bowls (Baron Batch, Bront Bird, Brian Duncan, Julius Howard, Lyle Leong, Detron Lewis, LaRon Moore, Colby Whitlock)… made eight catches for 49 yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas… tallied most receiving yards of the season (135) by matching a career-high 11 receptions with a pair of touchdowns against Houston (11/27)… marked first multiple touchdown performance of the season and the third during career… was second 100-yard receiving game of the season and the seventh during career… made four catches for 50 yards with one touchdown against Weber State (11/20)… led team with seven catches for 59 yards and threw a three-yard touchdown pass at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)… became first Texas Tech non-quarterback to throw for a touchdown in over 15 years with three-yard TD pass to Darrin Moore in first quarter at Oklahoma… caught eight passes for 64 yards with one touchdown against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)… became the seventh receiver in Texas Tech history to make 200 career receptions during Texas A&M game (11 catches)… tied Wes Welker as the third fastest player in Texas Tech history to reach 200 career receptions (43 games)… led team with eight catches with 111 yards receiving (long of 54 yards) at Texas A&M (10/30)… joined senior Julius Howard as a team captain against Aggies… 111-yard performance at Texas A&M marked the first 100-plus yard receiving game of his season and the sixth of his career… posted six catches for 84 yards (long of 32) at Colorado (10/23)… led team with five catches for 28 yards against Oklahoma State (10/16)… had career-high 11 catches for 95 yards with one touchdown against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)… had four catches for 12 yards at Iowa State (10/2)… led team with six catches for 42 yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)… joined senior Colby Whitlock as a team captain against Longhorns… 20-yard completion in fourth quarter at New Mexico (9/11) marked 2,000 career receiving yards… recorded 44 receiving yards on three catches against Lobos… caught six passes for 79 yards with a touchdown in season opener against SMU (9/5)… has recorded 25 receptions, 451 yards and four touchdowns in four career season openers.

Led all receivers with 10 receptions and amassed 114 receiving yards and a touchdown against Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl … caught a pass for 11 yards in the win over Baylor … grabbed two receptions for 19 yards against Oklahoma … totaled a team-high 75 yards on six receptions at Oklahoma State … hauled in a 61-yard scoring strike from Seth Doege in the first half against Kansas … finished the game with five catches for 87 yards … made six receptions for 53 yards versus Texas A&M … second 100-yard game in as many weeks with performance at Nebraska … caught five passes for 100 yards … led the Red Raiders with eight receptions for 100 yards and scored two touchdowns in the win over Kansas State … scored a touchdown and recorded 43 yards on two receptions in the win over New Mexico … helped put Tech up 28-7 in the third quarter on a 20-yard reception from Steven Sheffield … logged 51 yards on five receptions at Houston … caught four passes for 22 yards against Texas … made three catches for 23 yards versus Rice … led all Tech receivers with eight catches for 146 yards and one touchdown in the season opener against North Dakota.

Wrapped up the season as the second leading receiver on the team behind Michael Crabtree … hauled in 76 passes for 913 yards and three touchdowns … five catches for 44 yards against Ole Miss in the Cotton Bowl … scored the game-winning touchdown on a four-yard pass from Graham Harrell in the fourth quarter against Baylor … finished the game with nine receptions for 68 yards … led the Red Raiders with 71 yards on five receptions at Oklahoma … also scored a touchdown … logged 93 yards on seven receptions … had five receptions for 58 yards in the win over Texas … hauled in five catches for 43 yards at Kansas … impressive in return to hometown of College Station … led the team with nine receptions for 92 yards … four catches for 47 yards in the win over Nebraska … caught six balls for 71 yards at Kansas State … had 30 yards on four receptions against UMass … finished the SMU game with five receptions for 87 yards … scored on a 44-yard reception early in the fourth quarter … had a nice day at Nevada with 46 yards on three receptions … first-career start in opener against Eastern Washington … one of two 100-yard receivers as he joined Eric Morris (164) with 163 receiving yards on nine catches, both career highs.

Played in nine games … back-up to Eric Morris at H receiver … made impressive debut with touchdowns on first two collegiate receptions against Northwestern State … totaled 63 yards, including long of 50 … caught 10 passes on the season for 120 yards … grabbed third touchdown in the bowl win over Virginia … also returned nine kickoffs 217 yards.

A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas … a unanimous first-team All-District 13-5A selection after catching 39 passes for 776 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior in 2006 … helped lead the Tigers to an 8-2 record and a berth in the state playoffs … a three-star player according to, rated the No. 85 prospect in the state on the site’s Texas Top 100 for 2007 … also the No. 62 wide receiver in the nation according to Rivals … a three-star recruit, listed as the No. 60 wide receiver in the country by … named honorable mention All-State for Class 5A by the Texas Sports Writers Association … one of 18 wideouts to be named to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Top 100 for 2007 … ranked as the No. 8 wide receiver and No. 52 overall player on SuperPrep’s `Texas 102’ … an All-Region choice by Velocity/PrepStar Magazine … was awarded first-team All-District and All-State honorable mention honors after hauling in 62 catches for 973 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior in 2005 … chose Texas Tech over Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and UTEP … High School Coach: Jim Slaughter.

Detron Lewis … born August 20, 1989, in College Station, Texas … son of Theresa Lewis … has two older brothers, Cedric and David … majoring in human development and family studies.

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