Texas Tech Red Raiders Football 1973 Defensive Line Reunites on Jack Dale’s Sportsline [AUDIO]
It was another mini-class reunion on Jack Dale's Sportsline as Steve Dale and Coach Rodney Allison talked with some of the defensive players from the 1973 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team.
We kicked things off in the morning hour with defensive coordinator Coach Richard Bell. Coach Bell gave his thoughts on his defensive line and some of the players he remembered the most. Next, we got defensive tackle Ecomet Burley on the line, who shared his memories of the coaches he played under and his favorite moments from that season. Finally, we spoke with linebacker Charlie Beery, who gave his thoughts and memories of some of his teammates.
In the afternoon hour, we kicked things off with lineman David Knaus, who talked about not just the memories of his own team, but his opponents as well. Next up, we caught up with Gary Bartel who shared some of his insights on the 1973 defensive line and the team as a whole. Finally, we chatted with defensive end Tommy Cones, who gave his some of his favorite stories from the 1973 team.
The 1973 Texas Tech football team, led by Head Coach James Carlen, went 11-1 that season, topping off a fantastic season with a win against Tennessee in the Gator Bowl.