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Jim Carlen Candidate for College HOF

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter: @kin_BGS   Former West Virginia football head coach Jim Carlen was listed today as a nominee for the 2015 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Carlen’s first head coaching job was with the Mountaineers.  He had a 25-13-3 record in his four seasons in Morgantown.  After a 1969 season in which he led WVU to a 10...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant injured in shooting incident

Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant was injured in an incident that took place off campus Sunday morning. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that Grant had to be hospitalized for a laceration after 20 rounds were fired from multiple weapons during an altercation at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Red Raiders coach Kingsbury shared, “(We are) Going to take a look at him (Grant) today, but...
Via NCAA Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Tech WR involved in off-campus incident, hospitalized and later released after possible stabbing

Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant was hospitalized early Sunday morning after an off-campus incident, where police say more than 20 rounds were fired and the junior suffered a laceration, according to a report by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The Lubbock Count Sheriff’s Office is ruling Grant’s injury as a possible stabbing, according to the report. The incident reportedly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech strikes with Fla. guard C.J. Williamson

The original plan was for 6′-5″ wing C.J. Williamson of Evans (FL) to visit Virginia Tech, and decided between the Hokies and Texas Tech on October 27. That plan changed on Saturday night, as Williamson announced his verbal commitment to head coach Tubby Smith and the Red Raiders. Williamson joins shooting guard Jordan Jackson, the son of ...
Via Hoopniks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tubby Smith on a Motorcycle: Bad Idea

The Texas Tech basketball Sports Information folks are lucky he didn't get hurt.And because Head Coach Tubby Smith didn't get hurt, we can laugh at how stupid funny this is.Check out what happened during the Red Raiders Midnight Madness basketball event on Friday. We are assuming they thought it would be cool to have Tubby do a "Shaft" speech, complete with music...
Via Online Sports Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tubby Smith Falls Of Motorcycle Dressed As Shaft At Midnight Madness (Video)

I’m just really glad he wasn’t hurt. During the Texas Tech Midnight Madness, head basketball coach Tubby Smith made his entrance on a motorcycle dressed as shaft. Smith’s Richard Roundtree impersonation didn’t go as smoothly after falling off the bike as he was trying to stop. http://zippy.gfycat.com/WiltedPleasantAsianelephant.webm h/t FTW
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tubby Smith Fails Hard Dressed as Shaft

Texas Tech head college basketball coach Tubby Smith decided that it made sense to drive on to the court during their Midnight Madness event on Friday night. He then decided it made more sense to do so dressed as “Shaft.” As you might expect, this didn’t turn out too swimmingly for the veteran head man. Yep. That’s smith “crashing” his ride on the court. We aren’t...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Jackson picks same school as mom Sheryl Swoopes

Sheryl Swoopes led Texas Tech to the 1993 women’s basketball national championship and is still the program’s top career scorer. Her son Jordan Jackson is also a hoops standout, so it was fitting when the St. Pius X senior guard verbally committed to the Red Raiders over the weekend. Jackson, who wears No. 22 like his mother, committed while eating at Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith’s house.
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheryl Swoopes Son Commits To Texas Tech

Jordan Jackson, 3-star recruit from Houston, committed to Tubby Smith’s Red Raiders. He’s following in the footsteps of his famous mother Sheryl Swoopes. 2015 6'3" Jordan Jackson verbals to TX Tech one of the best athletes in TX regardless of class @TexasHoopsGASO @tj_ford @JayJack_22 — texasboysbasketball (@TXboysbasketbal) October 12, 2014 Swoopes, 6-time all-star...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech starts recruiting cycle with legacy recruit

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have gotten on the board in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as 6′-3″ guard Jordan Jackson of St. Pius X (TX) made a verbal commitment, according to multiple reports. Jackson is the son of Sheryl Swoopes, one of the most decorated women’s basketball players in history, and a former Texas Tech standout. As ...
Via Hoopniks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR Devin Lauderdale has career game in misspelled jersey

Texas Tech wide receiver Devin Lauderdale caught three passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to West Virginia on Saturday. The two touchdowns were the first of Lauderdale’s career. His best game at Texas Tech was a three-catch, 43-yard performance in the first game of the season. So what was the secret...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR has career game with jersey name misspelled

Tweet Texas Tech sophomore Devin Lauderdale caught the first two touchdowns of his career in the first quarter against West Virginia on two consecutive drives. His second catch of the game was a 76-yard bomb from Davis Webb to break the game open at 14-3. There’s just one problem: Devin Lauderdale of #texastech scores 2 TDs in 1q. May never again let them spell his name correctly...
Via Los That Sports Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech Fan Gets Scary Angry After Missing Out on Free Waffles

Either that or he is not happy with something the refs did; probably the refs. Than again, maybe he just found out the waffles were awesome.Who knows.@SBNationGIF/TwitterLoading...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonight: No. 14 Mountaineers Vs. No. 15 Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 9, 2014) – The No. 14-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team opens its home Big 12 Conference season with a showdown against No. 15 Texas Tech tonight, at 7 p.m., at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The match will be streamed at NSCAATV.com, with Dean Linke on the call and Allie Dosmann adding color. Kelsi Steele will report from the sideline...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Tech Makes “Turn Down For Waffles” Video, Will Give Students Free Waffles Before West Virginia Game

This is an interesting promotion. Before the football team’s game against West Virginia this week, Texas Tech is giving away 10,000 waffles to students. It’s a bit unusual, but if you’re a college student, free waffles probably sounds awesome. Today, as part of the promotion, the school released a “Turn Down For Waffles” video, which features the Red Raiders’ mascot dancing...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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