Welker shows Texas Tech Pride at Press Conference

It's a big week of preparations for the Patriots as their Sunday clash at Miami will have significant playoff ramifications, but that didn't stop one player from lightening the mood today.

Receiver Wes Welker, engulfed by reporters, paused from answering questions and offered up one of his own:

"No questions about my hat or anything?" asked Welker, who was donning a red Texas Tech winter cap. "How 'bout those Red Raiders?"

Welker, a Texas Tech alum, was representing his alma mater leading up to Saturday's big game at Oklahoma. It's No. 2 Texas Tech against No. 5 Oklahoma.

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