For the better part of the day Friday,Tech collected all kinds of food, clothing and water to send along with the team in a pair of 18-wheeler trucks.
Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville knows how difficult the aftermath of a natural disaster can be.
An assistant coach at the University of Miami in 1992, Tuberville said he and his team were caught right in the middle of Hurricane Andrew when it struck during two-a-days in August.
“I was fortunate I didn’t lose all my home,” he said. “You know, when you lose your house — as a lot of people did in Lancaster and Arlington — it’s like you lost your whole family.”