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TEXAS TECH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Arizona to meet Texas Tech and Hawaii in future series

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Arizona has scheduled future home-and-home series with Texas Tech and Hawaii. The Wildcats and Red Raiders will play in Tucson in 2019 and Lubbock in 2020. The teams have met 31 times, but not since 1988. Arizona and Hawaii will play in Tucson in 2016 and Honolulu in 2025. The Wildcats and Rainbow Warriors already have a home-and-home series scheduled for the...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours 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
25 days ago  |  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

Plane Crash Delays Texas Tech-Kansas State Game

Tragedy struck Wednesday night and affected the start time of the K-State-Texas Tech game. No, no one had a heart attack or became severely ill in the locker rooms or anything like that. No, neither team was in a bus crash or anything like that either. In fact, nothing happened to either team or anyone involved with the game.A plane crash knocked out the television tower and cutting...
Via FatManWriting
February 05, 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

Vinny Testaverde's son transferring from Texas Tech to Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Vinny Testaverde won a Heisman Trophy at Miami, and now his son plans to be a Hurricane. Vincent Testaverde has applied to transfer from Texas Tech to Miami and if he enrolls will be immediately eligible. As a non-recruited walk-on at Texas Tech, he does not have to sit out a year to satisfy NCAA transfer rules. Miami has wanted another quarterback behind starter...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 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's QB sets record with 598 yards passing

Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes owns the best passing day of the season by a quarterback who doesn't play for Washington State. Mahomes obliterated the Big 12 freshman record with his 598 yards passing in Saturday's 48-46 loss to Baylor. His teammate, Davis Webb, set the previous record of 462 yards against West Virginia last year. In his last three outings - against Texas, Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 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

Texas court denies Mike Leach appeal in lawsuit over firing by Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas -- A Texas court has denied an appeal by ex-Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach in a lawsuit over his firing. Texas Tech fired Leach in 2009 amid accusations he mistreated a player suffering a concussion. That player was the son of Craig James, a former SMU star and ex-broadcaster with ESPN. Leach sued James, along with ESPN Inc. and Spaeth Communications, a public...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 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

CFB Week 9 TV Ratings: TTU/TCU Down Big on FOX; Oregon/Cal Solid on FS1

TCU’s rout of Texas Tech was not much of a draw on FOX last week. Last Saturday’s Texas Tech/TCU college football game drew a 0.8 final rating and 1.2 million viewers on FOX, down 67% in ratings and 69% in viewership from Texas Tech/Oklahoma last year, which was delayed due to rain and concluded on [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
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

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
October 17, 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

GIF: Kliff Kingsbury Facepalm Sums Up OK State Loss

This Kliff Kingsbury facepalm sums up Texas Tech's OK State loss.
Via Gamedayr
September 26, 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

Texas Tech Red Raiders stadium gigapixel panorama

Earlier this week we showed you the Oklahoma panorama. Apparently, Texas Tech also got into the action by doing one for their game against Arkansas at Jones AT&T Stadium. Check it out at the link below… LINK
Via College Football Zealots
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt fired for alleged use of "unknown substance."

Matt Wallerstedt is an ex-Texas Tech defensive coordinator. ESPN is reporting that according to its sources  Wallerstedt was fired by the school Thursday morning. WWL sources, Wallerstedt had been sent home on Monday after alledegly "being under the influence of an unknown substance while on campus."Texas Tech co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Mike Smith is expected...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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