Dec 30, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Detail view of a Texas Tech Red Raiders helmet prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the first half in the Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech walk-on wide receiver Clancy David wins halftime dunk contest


During halftime of the men’s basketball team’s game against the No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday, the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team held a dunk contest after a ceremony honoring their Holiday Bowl victory over the Arizona Sate Sun Devils.

Five football players competed in the contest: linebacker Sam Eguavoen, receiver Clancy David, receiver Brad Pearson, defensive back Justis Nelson, and receiver Jakeem Grant. Of the group, it was David, a walk-on, who claimed the victory thanks to this impressive 360:

You can check out more footage below. Hey, it’s better than the crapfest the NBA tried to pull last weekend.

The Red Raiders almost pulled off the huge upset, but Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins — not the one who defeated the Formics — save the Jayhawks with this last-second shot.

[Source: Fox Sports]

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