Found February 15, 2014 on
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For the second time this offseason, there is some drama surrounding a Texas Tech quarterback seeking a transfer. On Thursday, the school rejected Michael Brewer's appeal to transfer to Texas or TCU without restriction. Brewer called the decision "disappointing" and proceeded to detail his frustrations with the Red Raiders in a conversation with with the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Brewer announced his intentions to leave the program last month. According to Texas Tech spokesman Blayne Beal, Brewer was restricted from transferring to any Big 12 school. His appeal, which included a desire to stay close to home and play in front of family, was unanimously rejected by a five-member panel of the Texas Tech Athletics Council.
via the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:
"There were two graduate programs — one at Texas, one at TCU — that best suited my future," he said, "as far as receiving a master's degree goes. And we also felt like whenever I was done playi...
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Outgoing Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer wants to transfer to TCU or Texas upon graduation from Lubbock in May, but a Texas Tech Athletics Council panel denied his request Thursday as it did Baker Mayfield’s attempt to transfer to Oklahoma unimpeded last month.
TCU and Texas make sense for Brewer, even if they’re not realistic options under his transfer restrictions.
Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury is arguably the most eligible bachelor in sports.
A Red Raiders apparel store let the world know that Kingsbury "is hotter than your coach" last season.
The 34-year-old is still single and without a Valentine. What better place to find a date than at a sporting event?
Hundreds of girls ... and guys ... came out to see the Texas...
Michael Brewer hoped to transfer to Texas or TCU after receiving his degree in university studies from Texas Tech in May, but after the university denied his appeal, he's not happy and he's speaking his mind.
Brewer left the program in January and says Texas Tech misdiagnosed a back injury that occurred in June. That misdiagnosis slowed his ability to get back on the field...
Texas Tech senior Jaye Crockett has heard plenty through the years about his physical talent.
But now he's gaining additional skills under first-year coach Tubby Smith.
Smith, the fourth Red Raiders coach in as many years, has shown Crockett the importance of smarts on the court.
''He wants us to be mentally tough,'' said Crockett, who is averaging 14.5 points...
At a place like Texas Tech where the head coach is the primary playcaller, it’s a promotion in name only but it’s a promotion nonetheless.
In speaking to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Thursday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed that Eric Morris has been promoted to sole offensive coordinator and sole wide receivers coach with the Red Raiders. Last season, the 29-year-old...
Kansas 7-foot freshman Joel Embiid is expected to return Tuesday night at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech dropped Friday's season opener 1-0 to No. 3 Indiana.
The Red Raiders can push their win streak to four with a win Saturday against No. 11 Iowa State in Ames. It's not going to be easy though. The Cyclones are 43-4 at home over the past three seasons.
After dropping the season opener 1-0, Texas Tech too the final three games from No. 3 Indiana, including Sunday's tilt, 7-0. Sunday's result marked the first time the Red Raiders have won a series against a top five opponent since 2008.
Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith has a proven track record of developing interior players and his first season in Lubbock has been no different. The Red Raiders have stepped it up on defense, on the glass and most importantly, in the win column.
The Red Raiders dropped a close one to Iowa State on the road Saturday as the Cyclones won 70-64. Texas Tech trailed by as many as 18, but fought back to take a lead late in the game before eventually losing.
Iowa State surrendered an 18-point lead to Texas Tech but topped the Red Raiders, 70-74. Head inside for a game story, quotes and notes