Texas Tech hangs on to beat Central Arkansas

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Davis Webb threw for 452 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 42-35 win over Central Arkansas Saturday night. The sophomore quarterback also had two interceptions, a fifth what he threw all last season. Webb completed 39 of 52 passes and threw TDs of 6, 5 and 70 yards. The 70-yarder early in the fourth quarter was a career high for Webb and receiver...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Power 5 conference previews

Editor's note: This year, we're eschewing traditional conference previews for more bite-size nuggets of information and insight. Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel have spent the summer visiting teams and speaking with coaches around the country. What you find below are byproducts of those conversations and their own opinions. *** SEC PREVIEW Feldman's surprise team: LSU...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Raiders QB set; team aims for fewer turnovers

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech's starting quarterback Davis Webb says the Red Raiders could be much improved this season. Webb says his receivers are faster and getting farther downfield than last year. Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury starts his second season after watching a 7-0 start fizzle with five straight losses to close the regular season. Kingsbury wants fewer turnovers...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech football: Previewing the quarterback position

Headed into the 2014  season, the Texas Tech football program currently only has one quarterback on the roster, emerging star Davis Webb.   After the closure of the spring football season, Tech had two more quarterbacks transfer out of the program. For head Coach Kliff Kingsbury, this brings the total to five quarterbacks gone in four months. The splur of quarterback departures...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 44 Texas Tech Red Raiders season preview

Texas Tech might have been the most interesting team in football last season. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury was entering his first year with the Red Raiders after serving as Texas A&M’s quarterbacks coach the year before. Tech started off 7-0 before ending the year 8-5, but capped off the year with a huge bowl win over Pac 12 runner up Arizona State, winning 37-23. Tech finished...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Richardson and Tanner Tausch are ex-Texas Tech quarterbacks.

He's Just Not That Into You.Mike Richardson. Via dailytrib.com.It looks like Wednesday's quarterback transfer frenzy is spilling over into today. Texas Tech walk-on QB's Mike Richardson and Tanner Tausch have both reportedly left the Red Raiders football program. Tausch will remain enrolled at Texas Tech, while Richardson is seeking out greater playing time at another...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Webb putting Texas Tech's quarterback issues in the past

Texas Tech's quarterback situation was a mess last season, but Davis Webb is no doubt the leader of the Red Raiders in 2014.
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Webb putting Texas Tech's quarterback issues in the past

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech's quarterback situation in 2013 was as wild as the West Texas wind. But the dust has finally settled in Lubbock. Two former Red Raiders battling for the starting job last year have moved on. Baker Mayfield was taking snaps at Oklahoma's spring game on Saturday, and Michael Brewer is now at Virginia Tech. After an impressive Holiday Bowl performance...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Webb officially handed the reins of Texas Tech’s offense

Heading into spring practice, there was little doubt that, barring injury, Davis Webb would exit the 15 sessions — and enter the 2014 regular season — as Texas Tech’s starting quarterback. The past few months, Webb was named the MVP of the Red Raiders’ bowl win while the two main competitors for the job, Baker Mayfield and Michael Brewer, both transferred out of the program...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Davis Webb, Dillon Lee's arrest, Chris Ash's injury, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition. The Webb of Fear. Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury names Davis Webb the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders for the start of the 2014 season. (AP/ESPN) 'Bama LB arrested.Alabama linebacker Dillon Lee was arrested on Thursday on charges of driving under the influence. (al.com)Ragland of the Free.Andrew Gribble proflies Alabama...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

A look inside early enrollment in college football

Davis Webb never went to a high school prom. He didn't have a good reason his junior year, but got a great one last spring: He wasn't in high school anymore and Texas Tech's spring game was slated for the same day. "I didn't think too much of it. I have bigger aspirations in life," Webb said. "I experienced playing football in front of 20,000 people...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Football: Davis Webb set to shine in spring training

Texas Tech Football: Davis Webb set to shine in spring trainingTexas Tech football kicked off spring practice Wednesday afternoon looking to build off the foundation laid by coach Kliff Kingsbury in his first year as head coach. The Red Raiders finished the 2013 season with an 8-5 record, and emerged as a flashy young threat in the Big 12, competing with conference powerhouses like...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Big bowl win just beginning of what's next at Texas Tech

DALLAS -- Texas Tech was undefeated and in the top 10. Then it lost five games and slid from a Big 12 title hopeful to a 7-5 finish. The bottom fell out, right? Save the drama. "Everybody kind of made a big deal out of it, but I think it was more the way the schedule was set up," Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said. "The teams that we were playing were teams...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowl Game Day Goulash: Johnny Manziel, Mark Dantonio, Mike Bobo, and (surprise!) bowl games.

Bowl Game Day Goulash - New Year's Eve edition. Ole Miss Freeze the Bees.Ole Miss defeats Georgia Tech 25-17 in the Music City Bowl. (AP/ESPN)Ducks Amuck.Oregon trounces Texas 30-7 in Mack Browns final game as the head coach of the Longhorns. (AP/ESPN)Red Raiders Beat the (Sun) Devils.Texas Tech defeats Arizona State 37-23 in part to Red Raider starting quarterback Davis Webb...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech QB Davis Webb Enjoyed His Holiday With 4 Touchdown Passes. Texas Tech Defeats Arizona State 37-23

Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb must have been tired of the losing.The Red Raiders had lost five in a row heading into their Holiday Bowl match-up with Arizona State.Everybody was not high on us on in the beginning of the year, we won 7 games, everybody was on our shoulders and we lose five in a row and everybody disappeared." Webb said.Texas Tech showed up Monday night in...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Graham faults coaches for No. 16 ASU's loss

Arizona State coach Todd Graham was emphatic - he and his assistants didn't do their jobs leading up to the Holiday Bowl. ''I apologized to our players. We didn't have them prepared to play, but don't take anything away from Texas Tech,'' Graham said after the No. 16 Sun Devils lost 37-23 to the Red Raiders on Monday night. Freshman quarterback Davis...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Webb's 4 TD passes tie Holiday Bowl record

Davis Webb grabbed a piece of Holiday Bowl history while helping Texas Tech end its unsightly five-game losing streak. The freshman threw for 403 yards and tied a Holiday Bowl record with four touchdown passes, and Texas Tech raced to a 37-23 victory over No. 16 Arizona State on Monday night. Webb tied the record set by BYU's Jim McMahon in 1980 and matched by Kansas State...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Holiday Bowl: No. 14 ASU trounced by Texas Tech

SAN DIEGO -- The last two Holiday Bowls have featured upstart Pac-12 teams that came into the game with high expectations only to be punched in the mouth by middling Big 12 teams. An anticlimactic finish to what was otherwise a banner year. No. 14 Arizona State came into the 2013 edition of the game fresh off of a Pac-12 Championship game loss to Stanford. The heavily-favored Sun...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Webb throws Holiday Bowl-record 4 TDs as Texas Tech downs ASU

Davis Webb threw for 403 yards and tied the Holiday Bowl record with four touchdown passes, and Texas Tech raced to a 37-23 victory over No. 16 Arizona State on Monday night, snapping a five-game losing streak. Webb tied the record set by BYU's Jim McMahon in 1980 and matched by Kansas State's Brian Kavanagh in 1995 and Texas' Major Applewhite in 2001. The Red Raiders...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU outgunned by Texas Tech in Holiday Bowl

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Freshman quarterback Davis Webb threw for 403 yards and tied the Holiday Bowl record with four touchdown passes as Texas Tech raced to a 37-23 victory over No. 16 Arizona State on Monday night, snapping a five-game losing streak. Webb tied the record set by BYU's Jim McMahon in 1980 and matched by Kansas State's Brian Kavanagh in 1995 and Texas' Major...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Raiders and Sun Devils Provide Holiday Bowl Fireworks

San Diego, CA - Texas Tech defeated the 14th-ranked Arizona State 37-23 on Monday night at the National University Holiday Bowl behind an impressive passing attack in excess of 400 yards.  The game provided the nation at large another opportunity to examine the respective college football conference supremacy claims of the Pac-12 and Big 12. While some may still insist that the...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

National University Holiday Bowl Preview: Arizona St. vs. Texas Tech

National University Holiday Bowl (14)Arizona State University Sun Devils(10-3) vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders(7-5), 10:15pm ET ESPN, Line ASU (-16) The usually entertaining Holiday Bowl features the Arizona St. Sun Devils against the Texas Tech Red Raiders this year. If you enjoy high scoring affairs then this just might be the bowl game for you. The two teams combine for an average...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Holiday Bowl: What to watch

Now that Texas Tech is done watching Shamu and Arizona State said goodbye to the pandas at the zoo, the only thing left to do is play the game. This year's Holiday Bowl features two high-octane offenses, an ongoing quarterback battle and two head coaches that know one another well. Here are the stories to watch for Monday at the Q.     Kingsbury isn't showing his hand...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield could leave Texas Tech?

getty Baker Mayfield went from stud to dud a Texas Tech in a matter of weeks. Now the freshman quarterback may be leaving the Red Raiders. Reports have been circulating around the internet that Mayfield is considering asking for a transfer to pursue other football opportunities. This year, Mayfield threw for 2315 yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions in eight games. After...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 Sun Devils ace Texas Tech in Holiday Bowl

It shouldn't take long Monday night for the Holiday Bowl to outshine its younger brother, the Poinsettia Bowl. Four nights after Utah State won a snoozer over Northern Illinois, No. 16 Arizona State and Texas Tech are expected to liven up Qualcomm Stadium. The Sun Devils average 41 points, having scored 53 or more points six times, including breaking 60 once. The Red Raiders...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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