TEXAS TECH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Texas Tech beats second straight Top 25 team, routing No. 21 Baylor

WACO, Texas — No. 21 Baylor is suddenly struggling at home in Big 12 Conference play.And the Bears' frustration almost boiled over late in Saturday night's 84-66 loss to Texas Tech when coach Scott Drew got a technical foul and Rico Gathers later was ejected for a flagrant foul."I wish we would have done some things different," Drew said. "As far as me with my technical, I deserved...
Via Associated Press
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech beats another Top 25 team, 84-66 at No. 21 Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) Keenan Evans scored a career-high 21 points and had two steals in Texas Tech's go-ahead run as the Red Raiders upset No. 21 Baylor 84-66 on Saturday night, giving them their second consecutive win over a Top 25 team. Justin Gray had six of his 17 points in a 10-0 run that put Texas Tech (15-9, 5-7 Big 12) ahead to stay. The sophomore guard made the tiebreaking...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech dominates Baylor for another win over ranked team

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Keenan Evans scored a career-high 21 points and had two steals in Texas Tech's go-ahead run as the Red Raiders upset No. 21 Baylor 84-66 on Saturday night, giving them their second consecutive win over a Top 25 team. Justin Gray had six of his 17 points in a 10-0 spurt that put Texas Tech (15-9, 5-7 Big 12) ahead to stay. The sophomore guard made the tiebreaking...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Baylor takes over in 2nd half, beats Texas Tech, 66-36

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Nina Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to lead fourth-ranked Baylor to a 66-36 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The Lady Raiders (11-13, 2-11 Big 12), whose two conference wins came at home, stayed in the game until Baylor took over in the third quarter. Following a fast-break layup by Leashja Grant, the Lady Raiders...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa St.-Texas Tech Preview

Adversity isn't anything new for an Iowa State team that's been adjusting to injuries and defections since the summer. Short-handed on the road for a second consecutive game, the 14th-ranked Cyclones will rely on that resiliency once again in Wednesday night's matchup with fading Texas Tech. Lacking both size and depth heading into coach Steve Prohm's first season, the Cyclones...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Tech QB Davis Webb officially signs with Colorado

Former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb has officially signed a letter of intent to play at Colorado, according to Buffalos co-offensive coordinator Darrin Chiaverini. Welcome to the Colorado Family @Davis_Webb7 Time to Unleash The Beast! Let's Ride DWebb! #CUSwag pic.twitter.com/ZzYDbsWe7D — Darrin Chiaverini (@CoachChev6) February 3, 2016 A former four-star recruit from the...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 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
17 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
21 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
21 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
23 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
24 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
26 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
29 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
29 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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