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TEXAS TECH RUMORS & GOSSIP

At $3.1 million, Kliff needs more Ws for Tech to get bang for its buck

With Kliff Kingsbury salary at $3.1 million per season, Texas Tech is shelling out a lot of cash per win when the Red Raiders only bring home four wins.Kingsbury signed an extension last season through 2020, so the school's athletic director Kirby Hocutt has one all-in on the belief that the former Red Raiders record-setting quarterback can recreate those winning ways.Kingsbury...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Polynesian pipeline flowing faster into Lubbock

Texas Tech has developed a fairly strong pipeline into the Polynesian community. Red Raiders fans are familiar with the Fehoko family, of which two brothers are now part of the football program, Sam as a graduate assistant and Breiden as a freshman linebacker.The coaching staff has their sights on another Polynesian star in the making, Maxs Tupai out of Utah. A two-way player that...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Tech trainer garners National Football Foundation's top honor

Ken Murray arrived at Texas Tech in 1978 with no real plan to stay there for any set period of time.Other than an eight-year period sandwiched between two stints at the school, Tech's longtime athletic trainer remained a Red Raider through and through.Last week Murray received the Distinguished West Texan Award, the top honor at the National Football Foundation Tech chapter's scholar...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

When will the QB competition end, and which one will win it?

Davis Webb or Patrick Mahomes?Coach Kliff Kingsbury will name one Texas Tech's starting quarterback sometime before the first game in early September. And likely weeks before that.Webb didn't play in the spring game because he was still nursing a shoulder injury, so the only possible public display for a one-on-one competition never materialized. Mahomes is also playing baseball...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flier at Texas Tech declares "Throwing trash in a recycling bin is an Aggie Thing."

It's been almost three years since Texas A&M left the Big 12 Conference for the SEC. That doesn't mean the Big 12 is ready to move on from clean, old-fashioned hatred of the Aggies.It certainly hasn't happened at Texas Tech, where fliers posted above recycling bins casually remind Red Raiders that "Throwing trash in a recycling bin is an Aggie thing.Wait... I'm sorry. What? pic...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

When will Kliff name his starting QB? He gives a hint

Picking the right quarterback is Kliff Kingsbury's No. 1 priority, so the third-year Texas Tech coach isn't going to rush his decision.Incumbent Davis Webb is locked in a battle with Patrick Mahomes, who played well late last season when Davis went down with an injury.Now, while Kingsbury wants to take his time and make the right call, which is why he didn't name a starter following...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Needs David Gibbs to Reverse Defensive Woes

Spring practice for the Texas Tech defense may as well be spring training for a high school baseball team. Always watching, new defensive...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Bliss to drive Texas Tech themed car at Texas Motor Speedway

When Mike Bliss gets behind the wheel of the No. 32 Ford Fusion of Go Green Racing, he will do so in Texas Tech colors. Bliss will attempt to qualify the No. 32 car for the Duck Commander 500 held on Sunday. Bliss’ car scheme comes courtesy of Vic Keller, a 1996 graduate from the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, who donated sponsorship of a Sprint Cup car to Texas...
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

ORU's Rolando Martinez went over the wall to rob a Texas Tech HR

Oral Roberts' Rolando Martinez is our 2nd college star who went over the wall to rob a home run (joining Utah Valley's Kade Andrus).ORU went on to the 5-4 win over No. 19 Texas Tech.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
19 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star QB Tristen Wallace De-Commits From Texas Tech, Considering Texas, Ohio State, Nebraska

One of the nation’s best dual-threat quarterbacks in the 2016 class is back on the market.  Tristen Wallace, a four-star quarterback out of DeSoto, Texas, de-committed from Texas Tech Thursday night. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound prospect had verbally pledged to the Red Raiders in January, but despite saying he was “100 percent committed,” many doubted the strength of his commitment...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Texas Tech, IU Coach-Turned ESPN Announcer Bobby Knight Yells at SMU Fans During Game Against Temple

Bobby Knight will always be known for having a bit of a temper thanks to his infamous chair throwing incident during his Indiana days. That temper is still present even though he is long removed from his coaching days. Thursday night he and Mike Patrick were calling the SMU-Temple game for ESPN when some SMU fans kept getting in his way.So what does he do? In typical Bobby Knight...
Via FatManWriting
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech AD Hocutt joining College Football Playoff committee

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt will be the new guy in the room at next year's College Football Playoff committee meetings.  He'll be the Big 12's representative on the 13-person committee, replacing former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck, who took a job with the NCAA in December.  The CFP announced the news on Monday morning.  "I am excited and honored to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

A Plane Crash Has Delayed The Start Of The Texas Tech-Kansas State Men’s Basketball Game

The start of the Texas Tech-Kansas State men’s basketball game at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock has been delayed.  The cause of the delay: a small plane has crashed near the Red Raiders’ campus, knocking out the power at Texas Tech’s arena.  We are unaware of the severity of the crash.  A small plane just crashed near Texas Tech, temporarily knocking out power at...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Vrginia’s Brandon Watkins Gives Texas Tech’s Norense Odiase the Double Bird After Hard Foul

Texas Tech and West Virginia played Saturday afternoon. The game went as could be expected for one between a nationally ranked team and an unranked one with a .500 record. The No. 17 Mountaineers clobbered the unranked Red Raiders 77-58. While the score and the game itself may have been a little unremarkable a scence from the game will make Sportscenter and just about every blog...
Via FatManWriting
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Commit Had School’s Logo Shaved, Painted Onto His Head

Texas Tech commit D’Vonta Hinton, a three-star linebacker from Texas City, Texas, pledged himself to the Red Raiders back in April of 2014. And judging by the tweet he sent out Wednesday evening, it doesn’t look like he’s changed his mind very much in the time since. Hinton, who is apparently on his way to Lubbock for a visit, posted a photo of the back of his head, which features...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech QB Hunter Rittimann Calls 5-Star QB Jarrett Stidham “A Scrub”, Calls Out Texas Commit

Texas Tech quarterback Hunter Rittimann appears to not think very highly of Jarrett Stidham. That shouldn’t be surprising, considering what the five-star recruit recently did to the Red Raiders.  Stidham, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect, committed to Texas Tech last March. Last Saturday, Stidham announced on Twitter that he was de-committing from the Red Raiders.  Friday morning...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes Throws For Nearly 600 Yards Against Baylor

Heading in to Saturday night's game against Baylor Texas Tech already knew it had a pretty solid passer in freshman quarterback Patrick Mahomes. With three starts under his belt since taking over for an injured Davis Webb the youngster had averaged over 300 yards a game.So the fact that he had a good game against Baylor was not a surprise. The fact that his good game was really...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona women drop heartbreaker at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas. -- Freshman guard Charise Holloway recorded a game-high 14 points and pulled down six rebounds, but it wasn't quite enough, as Arizona dropped a 57-54 heartbreaker to Texas Tech, Friday night at United Supermarkets Arena. For Holloway, the game marked her second straight double-digit scoring performance to begin her Wildcat career, while she also collected two steals...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Tech To Wear Ridiculous Uniforms That Fade Red To Black vs. Oklahoma

We’ve seen a lot of ridiculous uniform patterns in college football over the last few seasons, but Texas Tech is breaking new ground today. Against Oklahoma, Tech will be wearing new Under Armour jerseys that fade from red to black, along with a black helmet with a red “masked rider” logo, and bright red cleats. This look will certainly get some attention around the sports...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas DB Quandre Diggs Knocks Texas Tech's QB Senseless and Out of the Game

Texas Tech was already a little behind the 8-ball heading in to Saturday's game against Texas with first string quarterback Davis Webb out. Patrick Mahomes has a lot of promise, but when you are playing a good defense like the Longhorns you need to have your best guy out there.You certainly don't need the opposition (that's you Quandre Diggs) taking out your No. 2 quarterback...
Via FatManWriting
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Alternate Uni's Look Like What Captain America Would Wear (if he played football)

It is not unusual to hear football players equate their exploits on the field to being 'super human.' it is also not unusual for fans to refer to their favorite player as being a super hero. Heck, while they would never admit it there is not a coach in the country (any level) that hasn't thought at some point in time how nice it would be to have just one Clark Kent on his roster...
Via FatManWriting
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech to wear new 'Lone Star Pride' uniforms against Texas

Texas Tech will wear a new version of its "Lone Star Pride" uniforms when Texas visits Lubbock on Saturday.  The last few seasons against the Longhorns, the Red Raiders have sported some interesting looks. But this year, they've gotten even more creative with the state flag.  Despite the fancy uniforms, Texas Tech hasn't beaten its in-state rival since 2008.  Follow me on Twitter @LouisOjedaJr
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 31, 2014  |  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
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Is A “Scoundrel ” According To Baker Mayfield’s Dad

Former Texas Tech walk-on and reigning Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year Baker Mayfield will have to sit out the season after his waiver request was denied by the NCAA. Mayfield transferred from Texas Tech to Oklahoma after last season due partially to Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury refusing to name Mayfield the starting quarterback [&hellip (Visited 5 times, 6...
Via No Coast Bias
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Tech’s silver helmet is… something

Texas Tech is playing a Big 12 contest tonight against Oklahoma State. It could very well be a shootout, so why wouldn’t Texas Tech want to pack some silver bullets? Or, at the very least, some silver helmets? Check out these helmets the Red Raiders will be wearing tonight. It’s… interesting. Close up of @SnapBrenner‘s helmet. #TexasTech pic.twitter.com/E3KlklmFfu — Chris...
Via The Student Section
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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