Hoffman: Two ex-Texas Tech stars make finals at Calgary rodeo

Ryan Jarrett may have put together the fastest four days of tie-down roping in rodeo history at the 2010 Calgary Stampede.

Jarrett, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association 2005 world all-around champion, stopped the clock at 6.6, 6.3, 6.9 and 6.8 seconds during performances on July 9-12 at the renowned Alberta rodeo.

At the Stampede, ropers are allowed to give their calves a shorter head start, which means that the times are faster for the sake of fan appeal.

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