TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS NEWS

Kliffnotes: Mike Mitchell off the depth chart

With the Red Raiders opening the 2015 football season Saturday hosting Sam Houston State at 2:30 p.m., KliffNotes gives you a condensed crash course of what Kliff Kingsbury said at Monday's press conference.The highlights were talking about which quarterback will be the starter on Saturday, the absence of Mike Mitchell on the depth chart and commenting on a bizarre tweet from Nigel...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the Texas Tech Red Raiders are hoping to bounce back from a 4-8 season last year and make it back to a bowl game this season. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Texas Tech’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech writer predicts Patrick Mahomes will be QB

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have a quarterback battle going on as the September 5 season opener against Sam Houston looms, and one man in particular has an idea of who could wind up emerging as the starter. Texas Tech beat writer Don Williams, of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, believes that sophomore Patrick Mahomes will “get the nod” over junior Davis Webb, who missed the last...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TTU: New coordinator aims to work out Tech-nical difficulties

Texas Tech has become a revolving door for defensive coordinators. Since 2007, Tech has employed eight of them.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
3 days ago

Kliff Kingsbury in no hurry to name starting QB

One week away from the start of the 2015 college football season, many schools around the country still have unanswered questions at the quarterback position. Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury has decided to not yet name a starting quarterback for their opening game against Sam Houston State. According to reports from KLBK’s Andrew Doak, even though at Big 12 Media Days earlier this...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet three impact newcomers for the Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech made a commitment to get younger at several positions, bringing in more high school graduates and fewer junior college transfers. Here are three impact newcomers mentioned in the 2015 college football season preview that could make an impact with the Red Raiders this season.1. Breiden Fehoko, DT, Farrington (Hawaii). Fehoko enters his true-freshman season with lofty expectations...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Base salaries increase for several Texas Tech Football assistants

It was announced yesterday that Texas Tech football coaches will be under one-year contracts starting this season, with percentage increases as a stipulation to the recently signed contracts. Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported on the story yesterday, with all the contract information per a records request with the university.The contracts apply only to Tech assistant...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TTU's Pete Robertson named to Lombardi Award watch list

Texas Tech defensive lineman/linebacker Pete Robertson was named to the preseason watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award, which honors the nation’s top down linemen. In addition to the Lombardi Award, Robertson has been selected as a candidate for three other national defensive player of the year awards including the Butkus Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hungry Texas Tech eager for rebound

Battered and tattered Texas Tech was a gored matador in 2014. Its season — perhaps its program — reached a historic low in an 82-27 loss at TCU.It was a dreadful three months, a season marked by mistake after mistake that ended 4-8 overall and 2-7 in the Big 12. Only twice in the past 32 seasons had a Red Raiders football team won as few as two games in conference play.Tech,...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Jackson posterizes opponent after missed free throw

If Jordan Jackson is on the line, you better get out of the way. During a trip to Canada for a four-game preseason experience, the Texas Tech Red Raiders guard made up for a missed free throw by delivering an incredible two-handed dunk after storming down the line. Unfortunately for one helpless defender from Carleton University, he ended up on the wrong end of a poster. Just watch...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech working to fix turnover and penalty problems

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury calls his options at quarterback this season a luxury. Sophomore Patrick Mahomes and junior Davis Webb will vie for the starting spot, and Kingsbury says the competition will make each better. Webb, coming off a season-ending ankle injury and shoulder surgery on his non-throwing arm, started eight games last season, while Mahomes...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech working to change turnover and penalty problems

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury calls his options at quarterback this season a luxury. Sophomore Patrick Mahomes and junior Davis Webb will vie for the starting spot, and Kingsbury says the competition will make each better. Webb, coming off a season-ending ankle injury and shoulder surgery on his non-throwing arm, started eight games last season, while Mahomes...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech looks to reduce turnovers, penalties and add wins

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury calls his options at quarterback this season a luxury. Sophomore Patrick Mahomes and junior Davis Webb will vie for the starting spot, and Kingsbury says the competition will make each better. Webb, coming off a season-ending ankle injury and shoulder surgery on his non-throwing arm, started eight games last season, while Mahomes...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

John White: The walk-on with an incredible story

Call me a sucker for comeback stories, because I never tire of hearing them. Lucky for me, the life of Texas Tech walk-on John White fits the bill. Born in Bremond, Texas, a town of roughly a thousand residents, White was a man of humble beginnings. Growing up, White spent his summers lending a hand to local agriculturalists, tilling the fields of cotton farms. When he was not...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech’s ATO High Tide Party W/ Waka Flocka Flame Recap Video

Texas Tech‘s ATO threw a massive party last May called “High Tide.” It looked dope–complete with Waka Flocka Flame, hot...
Via COED
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lubbock, home of Texas Tech, named most boring city

It really doesn’t do your school any kind of justice for gaining new students when the city that the school is in gets named the most boring city in the country. Texas Tech University is feeling that pretty hard after Lubbock, Texas was named the most boring city in the country by a recent top ten list. According to Everything Lubbock, the city was ranked number one on a top ten...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR only expects to miss first half of first game

Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Reginald Davis was arrested on a marijuana charge back in May, but no major disciplinary action has been taken by the football program as of yet. If one were to ask Davis what he thought was going to happen, the answer would be shocking. According to Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Davis seems to think he’ll get off lightly....
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech 'Hypes' season with video

As we wait for the final days of summer to pass and wait for football season, the only thing we have to look forward to are coaches telling us how much their teams have improved, how everyone is working really hard and how great the attitude of the team is this time around. Oh, and of course, there's the "Hype Videos." Texas Tech isn't one of the teams expected to compete for this...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Releases Very Cool “Coming Soon” Hype Video For 2015 Football Season

After back-to-back bowl appearances, Texas Tech stumbled to a 4-8 record in 2014. The Red Raiders are understandably itching to put last season behind them, and they released a very well-done hype video today entitled “Coming Soon.” Despite the bad record, there are plenty of highlights in this video, which is over four minutes long. Check it out. 
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Texas Tech Red Raiders

Y’all got too hype on the Red Raiders. College football’s most attractive head coach, Klif Kingsbury, was on top of the world in 2013. On October 19th, his first Texas Tech team was 7-0 and carried a top ten ranking in both polls. They followed that performance with a five-game stretch which saw Tech win [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Texas Tech Red Raiders appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tech lands 2017 QB commitment

Texas Tech picked up a quarterback commitment from Xavier Martin, a high school junior to be who has started just one game at the position. Martin, played receiver last season from Cibolo, Texas (Steele High School) in the San Antonio. Martin is expected to be the starting quarterback this season. According to wreckemred.com, Martin impressed at the Tech summer camp and that was...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech LS Kyle Heffron seriously injured in crash

Texas Tech football player Kyle Heffron has sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash in Lubbock. Police say the 20-year-old sophomore long snapper from San Antonio was not wearing a seatbelt when the pickup truck he was driving hit an underpass around 10:00 am Wednesday. Heffron was ejected from the vehicle on impact. Cody Heffron, a family member, posted on Twitter that...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kingsbury: Limiting mistakes key in looming Texas Tech QB battle

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has a difficult decision on who to name his starting quarterback, but some rather simple criteria for winning the job. Both Davis Webb and Patrick Mahomes started games last season and had success. Both are capable of making big plays, but Kingsbury said Monday at the Big 12's Media Days that the quarterback who makes the fewest bad plays will win...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star SG Brandon Robinson Released His Top 10 Schools On Twitter

2016 Georgia shooting guard Brandon Robinson is one of the top uncommitted players in his class, and today, he released the list of his top ten schools. The 6-foot-5 guard’s list is heavy on Southeastern teams, although Cal, Stanford, and Texas Tech all make the cut. Virginia and Florida State, the two ACC schools that surprisingly sit atop the 2016 recruiting rankings, are both...
Via College Spun
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR Cantrell displays impressive backflip catches

It's not enough anymore to just catch a football.  Texas Tech wide receiver Dylan Cantrell shows off that with his ball-catching backflips in the Red Raider locker room.  While this doesn't have much during games in Kliff Kingsbury's playbook, it could make for an interesting touchdown celebration should the opportunity come his way. MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST:  - Predicting...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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