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Texas Tech Football: ESPN ranks Tech the Big 12′s best student section

Texas Tech Football: ESPN ranks Tech the Big 12′s best student sectionESPN has ranked Texas Tech’s football student section as the best in the Big 12 conference.   In 2013 Tech set attendance records in its home opener with 14,915 students in the stands. Weeks later when the TCU horned frogs came to town, the students showed up in force, more than 16,000 strong. The attendance...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield dances from Texas Tech to Oklahoma

Former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield wasn't happy at the end of last season, but he's back on his feet and dancing again. Everything was going his way last September with the Red Raiders. As a walk-on true freshman, he threw for 413 yards and four touchdowns in Texas Tech's season opener against SMU. Following the impressive performance, Mayfield was doing the...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Football: Kingsbury loses two former state champs

In Texas, high school football is a way of life, and Lake Travis, near Austin, has built a reputation for powerhouse teams. The Cavaliers put themselves on the map by winning five consecutive state titles from 2007-2011. Along the way, the program consistently produced an assortment of collegiate talent. Going into the 2013 season, the Texas Tech football team benefited from the...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech football: King Kliff has Red Raiders poised for Big 12 royalty

Kliff Kingsbury (Photo credit: Jerod Foster/Icon SMI) When Kliff Kingsbury took over as head coach of the Texas Tech football team in December 2012, no one knew what to expect from the youngest head coach in a BCS conference. Could Kingsbury change the standard of mediocrity that had rooted itself in Tech’s football program since 2008? Could he inspire Tech’s high-powered offense...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Brewer announces transfer from Texas Tech

There were four. Then there were three. Then two. And now one. Those are the dwindling numbers of quarterbacks on Texas Tech's roster, at least as far as the four-deep looked midway through the season. Redshirt freshman Clayton Nicholas already announced his intention to transfer to Bowl Green. Then freshman Baker Mayfield announced last week was leaving, as well. That led to...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayfield case shows NCAA unfairness to walk-ons

Baker Mayfield is either: A) a valuable college quarterback , or B) not good enough to get a scholarship. He's both, thanks to a faulty NCAA rule and Texas Tech taking full advantage of it. Mayfield walked-on to Texas Tech last fall and opened the season as the starting quarterback. It was the kind of improbable rise they make movies out of. He won his first five starts before...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Baker Mayfield’s Request To Be Released To Oklahoma Denied By Texas Tech

The future remains unclear for former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield, who won the Big 12′s Freshman of the Year honor after amassing a 5-3 record in eight starts this season for the Red Raiders, announced several weeks ago that he would be transferring from Texas Tech and had plans to enroll at Oklahoma in January. Unfortunately for Mayfield, Texas Tech has no...
Via College Spun
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: QB Baker Mayfield Will Transfer Away From Texas Tech, Destination Undecided

Tonight, it was confirmed that freshman star quarterback Baker Mayfield will be transferring away from Texas Tech. Mayfield was just named the Big 12 Freshman Of The Year for 2013: Just spoke with Baker Mayfield, who confirms he will transfer after one season at Texas Tech. He will not play in Holiday Bowl vs. ASU. — Mike Berman (@MikeBermanYNN) December 11, 2013 Mayfield says...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tailgater: Best and worst of college football week 3

The headliner in week was Alabama at A&M.  The rematch.  The revenge.  The return of Johnny Manziel to the national stage.  In the end, that matchup delivered in terms of being a rock ‘em-sock ‘em exciting shootout, although the final score made it seem closer than it actually was.  As expected, Manziel put up some crazy numbers.  He had to, because also as expected...
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech walk-on freshman QB shows he can Dougie, too

Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Big 12's Offensive Player of the Week honors after throwing for 413 yards and accounting for five touchdowns in Friday's 41-23 win over SMU. After the game, though, Texas Tech players Bradley Marquez and Pete Robertson spilled the beans about when Mayfield stole the show at a freshmen talent show during fall camp. "I...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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