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Top 5 Things I Love About Game Day

Texas. Tech. Football. There are no 3 words that are sweeter to hear this time of year. I don’t know about y’all, but I’m not sure if I can get much more hyped than I already am. I have screamed in my roommates face on numerous occasions, usually after watching a hype video. I am losing my mind, and we still have 3 more days to go. There is just something about game day that...
Via Viva The Matadors
5 hours ago

Celebrating Some of Texas Tech’s First Games

Some historical "firsts" for Texas Tech football If it weren’t the first Texas Tech football game in over nine months, there wouldn’t be a whole lot to be excited about for Saturday’s matchup against Stephen F. Austin. The Red Raiders should make quick work of the Lumberjacks in a game that shouldn’t be close on the scoreboard. But I would get hyped for a Texas Tech matchup...
Via Viva The Matadors
7 hours ago

Texas Tech Recruiting Roundup: Who's The Next Commit?

With the 2016 high school football season is under way, who is the next Red Raider commit going to be? The 2017 recruiting class currently sits at 13 commits. Texas Tech's class ranks 41st in the nation according to 24/7, 43rd via Rivals and 47th if you check out Scout's rankings. The Red Raiders are primed to finish in the top 40 across all three sites if they end up with close...
Via Viva The Matadors
9 hours ago

WATCH: Newcomers: Jonathan Picone

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recapping the Presser and Season Predictions

Kliff Kingsbury and two players addressed the media in the first game week press conference. We recap that here, as well as share some national season predictions for the Big 12. It is officially game week, and that means Coach Kliff Kingsbury and two players address the media at the weekly press conference. Last year David Gibbs and Eric Morris both fielded questions, but it looks...
Via Viva The Matadors
1 day ago

Red Raiders in the Pros - Preseason Week 3

Red Raiders make their final cases for making an NFL team, with cuts happening this week The first NFL roster cut is today at 4pm (ET), where teams must have no more than 75 players. The final cut to 53 is due at 4pm (ET) on Saturday. We look at a chance of each Red Raider’s shot at making their team (note: there is no such thing as a 100% chance, it’s the NFL and you never know...
Via Viva The Matadors
1 day ago

WATCH: Coach Kingsbury Addresses Media: 8/29

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech football: 2016 team captains named

The Texas Tech Red Raiders football program finished last season in the middle of the Big 12 with a 7-6 record. This weekend, they look to build off of last year to compete with the top teams in the conference. To do so, they will need veteran leadership on the field, and they will get just that after head coach Kliff Kingsbury announced the team captains for the 2016 college football...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: TTU Soccer defeats Northeastern 2-0

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Newcomers: Nick McCann

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Position Breakdowns -- Coach Gibbs

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Via Texas Tech Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech using fake Twitter accounts to track players

Being a college football player is hard these days, with pitfalls aplenty. One pitfall that gets teams and players in trouble on a regular basis is social media, which is why Texas Tech is using subterfuge to track its players’ social media accounts. Speaking with A.J. Hawk on "The HawkCast" podcast recently, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury discussed this tactic, among other...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sons of coaches bond as head coach, QB, coordinator at Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Starting from about the age of 6 as a kid growing up in Texas, California quarterback Davis Webb would sit in front of his television on college football Saturdays with a stack of index cards to draw out plays that caught his eye. Webb then would deliver those cards to his father, Matt, a high school coach in hopes they would be used in games the following...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton signs with Texas Tech after 3 seasons at DePaul

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Tommy Hamilton IV has signed a national letter of intent with Texas Tech after playing 92 games the past three seasons in his hometown for DePaul. The Red Raiders announced Tuesday the addition of Hamilton, a 6-foot-11 center from Chicago. Hamilton will be able to practice with the Red Raiders and new coach Chris Beard but will have to sit out the upcoming...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas A&M coach, ex-Texas Tech QB Tom Wilson dies

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) Former Texas A&M football coach Tom Wilson has died. The school announced Wilson died Wednesday in Corsicana after battling cancer. He was 72. An official with Griffin-Roughton (ROW'-ton) Funeral Home in Corsicana, Billy Roughton, said Thursday that Wilson died at home with family at his side. Wilson was Texas Tech's quarterback from 1964-1965, going...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech’s President Endorses Houston For An Invite To The Big 12

Make that two schools that are officially in on inviting Houston to the Big 12. Just days after Texas made it known that it prefers the Cougars when it comes to league expansion, Texas Tech has followed suit. The school’s incoming president, Lawrence Schovanec, issued a statement, officially welcoming “consideration” for Houston.  Here’s the statement. It’s short and sweet...
Via College Spun
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Red Raiders: Exclusive Interview with 2017 QB Xavier Martin

Xavier Martin is the Texas Tech Red Raiders’ prize commitment in their 2017 recruiting class. He is one of the top quarterbacks in the class and has legitimate superstar potential. Martin brings a dual-threat skill-set and has the ability to turn the Red Raiders’ offense into a must-watch show. At 6-foot-0 and 180 pounds, Martin has seen his game compared to Russell Wilson....
Via This Given Sunday
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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