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Martin, No. 25 Oklahoma State women beat Texas Tech 70-57

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Brittney Martin scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for her eighth straight double-double and No. 25 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 70-57 on Sunday for the Cowgirls' sixth victory in a row. Martin had eight of Oklahoma State's first 12 points and scored its final six of the first quarter as the Cowgirls built a 20-9 lead. Texas Tech battled back in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Williams layup lifts Texas Tech over Oklahoma State in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Devaugntah Williams drained a layup with one second left in overtime to give Texas Tech a 63-61 win over Oklahoma State Wednesday night. Aaron Ross finished with a career-high 22 points for Texas Tech (13-8, 3-6) and Toddrick Gotcher finished with 18 points, including a 3-pointer to force overtime. Leyton Hammonds had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Cowboys...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech focuses on building better defense on signing day

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech signed 24 players on Wednesday, including 14 on the defensive side of the ball as the Red Raiders hope to slow down the high-octane offenses in the Big 12 Conference.But this is Texas Tech, after all. Third-year coach Kliff Kingsbury also signed dual-threat quarterback Jett Duffey of Mansfield, Texas, a 6-foot, 171-pounder who could be Patrick Mahomes...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech signs 14 defensive, 10 offensive players

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech signed 24 players on Wednesday, including 14 on the defensive side of the ball as the Red Raiders hope to slow down the high-octane offenses in the Big 12 Conference. But this is Texas Tech, after all. Third-year coach Kliff Kingsbury also signed dual-threat quarterback Jett Duffey of Mansfield, Texas, a 6-foot, 171-pounder who could be Patrick Mahomes...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Texas Tech Receiver Does Spectacular Box Jump Taller Than Him

While college coaches are going across the country trying to get the next great recruiting class to come to their school, players are in the weight room and practicing to keep their skills fresh for spring football, beginning in just over a month at most schools. Out at Texas Tech, one wide receiver is defying the laws of height with his recent box drill move. Jakeem Grant, who...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Clears 73 Inch Box Jump

Anyone that watched a Texas Tech game during the season is well aware of how talented and insanely athletic wide receiver Jakeem Grant is. The budding star was a highlight reel  waiting to happen for the Red Raiders last season, and hopes teams will be more interested in what he can do over his small size (5'6" and 170 pounds).Someone is bound to find it too hard to overlook his...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 5’7 Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Somehow Lands Ridiculous 6’1 Box Jump

College football produces some ridiculously talented athletes that can successfully pull of a number of impressive feats, but Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant pulled off something seemingly impossible.  At 5-foot-7, Grant manages to land a 6-foot-1 box jump – a full six inches taller than he measures in at. Now that’s explosive. Here’s the video, posted to Twitter by...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hype video highlights Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant

One name to watch next month at the NFL Scouting Combine will be former Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant who, despite being smaller than almost all NFL receivers at 5-foot-7, 168 pounds, could still turn a lot of heads. Sure enough, a video of Grant’s highlights was produced to entice scouts to take a further look at him. Check it out! Grant, despite his size, was a three...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarik Phillip's Dunk Ices Win For West Virginia Over Texas Tech

West Virginia is considered one of the better teams in the nation right now (No. 6 in the AP Poll), but they were pushed pretty hard by Texas Tech Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers held a lead for most of the first half only to fall behind 43-40 at the end of the first half. For much of the second half the Red Raiders managed to hold onto the lead, and were ahead 76-72 with 70...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech’s Norense Odiase out 6 weeks with broken bone in foot

Texas Tech’s front court sustained a major blow this week as it was announced starting big man Norense Odiase has a broken bone in his foot, sidelining him for six weeks. The 6-foot-9 Odiase broke his fourth metatarsal in a win over TCU this week and he is expected to spend the next three weeks in a cast before being reevaluated. A starter for all 17 Red Raider games this season...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Howard leaving North Texas for Texas Tech

Defensive end Eli Howard is transferring from North Texas to Texas Tech, according to a tweet from his mother, Sabrina. It's official my son Eli "Cinco" Howard has transferred from UNT to Texas Tech / Defensive End
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury fills to vacancies on Texas Tech staff

The Texas Tech Red Raiders had three vacancies on its coaching staff, but now that is down to one. On Thursday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury hired Jabbar Juluke as the team’s running backs coach and Kevin Patrick to lead the defensive line. Juluke coached running backs at Louisiana Tech, while Patrick spent the last two seasons coaching up the at North Texas. “We are extremely...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mahomes to forgo Texas Tech baseball to focus on football

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes has decided to focus on football and won't rejoin the Red Raiders baseball team this season. Mahomes said Wednesday that after talking with his family he decided it was in his ''best interest'' to concentrate on football and academics. He is the son of Pat Mahomes, who played for six Major League Baseball teams in an 11...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The case for Texas Tech football not having a true rival

Texas has Oklahoma, while TCU has Baylor. Texas Tech has.... all of them?It would be accurate to say that the Red Raiders don't have one true hated rival like all of the teams above do. In a sense, Texas Tech has beef with most schools that play their games in the state of Texas.Is this a positive or a negative? Rivalries certainly draw more interest, but sometimes, they reach the...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech in top four for 2016 WR Zach Farrar

Texas Tech generally has no trouble recruiting wide receivers, and 2016 prospect Zach Farrar has the Red Raiders in his top four as signing day approaches. Farrar has narrowed his focus down to Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Mississippi State and Washington.The wide out is 6-foot-4, 208 pounds, so he can add a red zone threat to the Red Raider offense. The 3-star prospect has offers...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

3-Star 2017 LB Terrel Bernard showing interest in Texas Tech

Texas Tech is looking to restock its defense, and linebackers like Terrel Bernard should help the cause.Bernard is a 3-star linebacker from La Porte, Texas. Early playing time should appeal to several defensive recruits, as there are certainly positions open for the taking on that side of the ball.Listed at 6-foot-1 and 201-pounds as junior, Bernard has shown a nose for the football...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech will look to youth to lead defense In 2016

It's unclear if this is a positive or a negative, but despite how bad Texas Tech was defensively in 2015, it will lost several starters on that side of the ball this offseason. The Red Raiders will look quite a bit different on defense next season, for better or worse. They'll have to rely on youth to lead the charge.So who are some new (or familiar) young names all Texas Tech should...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech evaluating damage to Athletic Training Center

Winter Storm Goliath caused havoc throughout Texas this past week, and the Texas Tech Red Raiders also felt the wrath of the storm. According to the university, the roof of the Athletic Training Center deflated because of the mass amounts of snow. The facility — which had its roof replaced earlier in 2015 — is being evaluated by university officials to determine the exact...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Tech QB Davis Webb announces plans to transfer

Texas Tech junior quarterback Davis Webb’s career with the Red Raiders is over. Wednesday night, a day after his team fell to LSU in the Texas Bowl, Webb announced that after graduating this spring, he’ll transfer to another program. Webb threw for over 5,000 yards during his Texas Tech career, but lost his starting job to Patrick Mahomes this offseason. Webb announced the news...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Harris Comes Up Big For LSU In Second Half Against Texas Tech

During the first half of the Texas Bowl LSU got out to a fast start against Texas Tech, but the Red Raiders were able to mount a comeback to close the gap to 21-13 by the end of the half. While Patrick Mahomes and the Texas Tech offense deserve a lot of the credit, it helped that the defense was able to stop the Tigers on a few drives.They got an assist from LSU quarterback Brandon...
Via FatManWriting
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Leonard Fournette runs over Texas Tech DB

It wasn’t too long ago that we were referring to LSU running back Leonard Fournette as the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. Unfortunately, he disappeared during the final third of the season, and wasn’t even nominated for the award. But he can still make opposing defenders pay for trying to tackle him head-on, especially if they’re smaller than he is. Check out what...
Via The Sports Daily
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU RB Leonard Fournette Murders Texas Tech Defender Who Tries To Tackle Him

Texas Tech is going to have its hands full against LSU. Yes, the Red Raiders have an incredibly explosive offense capable of putting up a ton of points in any given game. However, to do so they need the ball, and with LSU's running game they may never get it. Then again, as bad as the Texas Tech run defense is LSU may score as quick in the running game as most teams do passing.With...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU beats Texas Tech to win 2015 Rodeo Bowl

Each year, the two teams participating in the Texas Bowl participate in a friendly rodeo competition. It always seems like a good time, and  the photos that come out of the event are fantastic.  This year, LSU topped Texas Tech to win the 2015 Rodeo Bowl, and by the looks of it, the Tigers enjoyed themselves in the process. And the winner of the 2015 Rodeo Bowl: your Fighting...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star WDE Marvin Terry Chooses Missouri Over Texas Tech

Missouri hasn’t lost a step on the recruiting trail under recently-named head coach Barry Odom.  2016 weak-side defensive end Marvin Terry, out of Dallas (TX), made his pledge to the Tigers this weekend. The 6-foot-2, 222-pound edge rusher was crystal-balled to Texas Tech at 100%, but this weekend’s visit to Missouri must have made an impression. New family member ‼️@MarvinTerry7...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Tech Football Releases Tribute To 22 Seniors

22 Texas Tech Red Raiders played their final home game on Saturday against Kansas State last Saturday. Before the game, the team watched this emotional tribute video, set to Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again.” Apparently it did the trick; the Red Raiders went out and blasted the Wildcats 59-44. Today, Tech put the video up on YouTube for the rest of us to enjoy. It is incredibly...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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