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DeAndre Washington, ground attack must pace hobbled offense

The Red Raiders have been a pleasant surprised, with all things considered, this season. But this weekend, Texas Tech will need to rely on an unlikely source of offense to survive.Well, it's not that unlikely. But Kliff Kingsbury's crew is certainly more adept to getting its points through the air than on the ground.But the Tech defense is ailing, and it's struggling with injuries...
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WATCH: Texas Tech RB DeAndre Washington Breaks Through TCU Defense For Second Touchdown

When you typically hear about the Texas Tech offense it is because they passed the ball for some insane number of yards during a game and score a crazy number of points. It's what a Kliff Kingsbury offense is known for. However, in the first quarter against TCU the offense has found a little more success in the running game.With two minutes to go in the first quarter DeAndre Washington...
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Texas Tech boasts ground attack to make Air Raid offense really hum

Texas Tech football, at least during the Air Raid era that started with Mike Leach in 1999 and continues today with Kliff Kingsbury, doesn't exactly conjure up visions of tailbacks running wild.Fact is the Red Raiders enter the 2015 season with one of the deepest, most talented tailback corps in the state of Texas. In a recent ranking of the state's running back units, the Dallas...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

As most proven commodity, Tech running backs have big responsibility

A lot went wrong with Texas Tech last season. The running game wasn't one of them.DeAndre Washington became the first Red Raiders rusher to reach 1,000 yards since 1998 and Ricky Williams. Washington returns for the 2015 season behind a veteran offensive line that should make it even easier for the senior to better the 1,103 yards he gained in 12 games last season.With sophomore...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Plenty of questions heading into summer, Tech's O-line just isn't one

Strong up front, the Texas Tech offense is primed to put up some fireworks in 2015.Yes, a decision must be made on the quarterback. But who will protect that quarterback -- not to mention blast open holes for 1,000-yard rusher DeAndre Washington -- is not a question. In fact, it's probably the Red Raiders' biggest strength.The offensive line is big and nasty and should be darn good...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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