Former Permian Panther Jax Welch announces retirement from football

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Running back Jax Welch announced Friday on Instagram that he will no longer play football at Texas Tech.

Welch said he will be attending Texas Tech’s law school and will have to stop playing football to commit time to his education.

The former Permian defensive back walked on at Texas Tech three years ago. He was named a team captain for the Red Raiders last season.

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