Texas Tech Athletics Will Honor Fallen Police Officer Floyd East, Jr.
In honor of Texas Tech police officer Floyd East, Jr., the man whose life was taken in the shooting at the university's police department Monday evening, the Red Raiders will wear a special helmet sticker Saturday when they travel to West Virginia to play the Mountaineers.
The helmet sticker, which is a black ribbon with East's name written in a blue backdrop, will also be worn October 21st when the Red Raiders host Iowa State for Homecoming. The Red Raider soccer and volleyball programs will also wear an armband with the ribbon design this weekend.
In addition, Texas Tech will observe a moment of silence prior to both home matches this weekend as well as the Iowa State game. Ribbon stickers will be available prior to the Iowa State game for fans to wear in East's memory.
Jones AT&T Stadium will also be lit blue on Monday and Tuesday during the time East is interred.