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Kliffnotes: Mike Mitchell off the depth chart

With the Red Raiders opening the 2015 football season Saturday hosting Sam Houston State at 2:30 p.m., KliffNotes gives you a condensed crash course of what Kliff Kingsbury said at Monday's press conference.The highlights were talking about which quarterback will be the starter on Saturday, the absence of Mike Mitchell on the depth chart and commenting on a bizarre tweet from Nigel...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

K-State ready to name QB starter, Texas Tech still either/or

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder knows which of his four quarterbacks will be the Wildcats' new starter. Snyder plans to name Jake Waters' replacement during his campus news conference Tuesday. Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury is taking a different approach in revealing whether Davis Webb or Patrick Mahomes will be starting again. The Red Raiders' depth chart lists the quarterback as Webb...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury in no hurry to name starting QB

One week away from the start of the 2015 college football season, many schools around the country still have unanswered questions at the quarterback position. Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury has decided to not yet name a starting quarterback for their opening game against Sam Houston State. According to reports from KLBK’s Andrew Doak, even though at Big 12 Media Days earlier this...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kingsbury: Limiting mistakes key in looming Texas Tech QB battle

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has a difficult decision on who to name his starting quarterback, but some rather simple criteria for winning the job. Both Davis Webb and Patrick Mahomes started games last season and had success. Both are capable of making big plays, but Kingsbury said Monday at the Big 12's Media Days that the quarterback who makes the fewest bad plays will win...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury Defends DeAndre Jordan’s Decision To Spurn Dallas Mavericks

Twitter/@TTUKingsbury Last week, DeAndre Jordan’s dramatic flip from the Dallas Mavericks to the Los Angeles Clippers, and all of the emoji-based Twitter fun that came with it, dominated the sports news cycle. Obviously the move made waves in Texas, and even Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury felt the need to weigh in and defend Jordan. In an interview with KTTU-FM, Kingsbury...
Via College Spun
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Red Raiders 2015 Preview and Prediction

Kliff Kingsbury has had an interesting two-year start to his head-coaching career at Texas Tech. Year One featured big offensive numbers and an...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kingsbury, Texas Tech misfire on another quarterback target

Well, scratch Terry Wilson off the list.The Oklahoma City quarterback, the latest to receive an offer from Texas Tech, will play for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury passed on signing a quarterback in the 2015 class after five-star prospect Jarrett Stidham backed out of his commitment to Tech and instead signed with Art Briles and the Baylor Bears. Kingsbury...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Hung Out With Floyd Mayweather During A Workout Today

With just a few weeks left until the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, college coaches are heading to Mayweather’s camp to see the undefeated boxer train. Last week, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino stopped by to watch Mayweather. Today, it is Texas Tech football’s Kliff Kingsbury. Incredible experience watching @FloydMayweather...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Tech's Uniforms for Oklahoma Game Are...Interesting...

When Kliff Kingsbury got the job at Texas Techone of the stipulations was that he have control over the uniforms the Red Raiders wore. It was a smart call on  his part with alternate uniforms being as popular as they are these days, and something recruits seem to dig. For the most part he has done pretty well with the ones Texas Tech has worn (yes, even the Captain America ones...
Via FatManWriting
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Even in Defeat Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury is All Class

A lot of the luster has come off of the public persona of Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury with his team struggling this season. It's been the kind of season that has made it clear who the band wagon fans are and who are the real members of the Red Raiders Nation. It's also been the kind of season that would make most coaches go nuts and stress out, but Coach Kool.Not only is...
Via FatManWriting
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury thanks UT player for military service

Texas and Texas Tech squared off in Lubbock on Saturday, and the Longhorns crushed the Red Raiders, 34-13. After a big loss against a rival, it would be understandable if Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury was in a sour mood. However, according to Texas long snapper Nate Boyer, Kingsbury did something incredibly classy once the game ended. Boyer was a member of the Green Berets Special...
Via College Spun
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

There's no Boykin for Heisman talk at TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas - Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury had no qualms about putting TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin in the Heisman conversation. It's doubtful you'll hear TCU head coach Gary Patterson or Boykin talking about it anytime soon though. "You won't see him talking here for a couple of weeks," Patterson said. "He just needs to throw passes." Patterson wasn't happy with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury Reads Flattering Tweets On SportsNation

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury read some flattering tweets on SportsNation back in July, but after seeing how his team has faired thus far, maybe he should have been game planning. [YouTube] The post Kliff Kingsbury Reads Flattering Tweets On SportsNation appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Giving Away 10000 Waffles Prior to West Virginia Game

When the Kliff Kingsbury Era began having the youngest--and according the ladies hottest--head coach in the land was enough to drive attendance. It helped that the team won games in pretty exciting fashion too. Then the wheels fell off towards the end of  last season, and they have yet to really get them back on this year.So with a record of 2-3 and a tough West Virginia team coming...
Via FatManWriting
October 08, 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

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Twitter/@OSUAthletics Texas Tech and Oklahoma State each open up Big 12 play this weekend, and at a glance, appear to be two teams heading in different directions. Kliff Kingsbury’s Red Raiders won their first two games against weaker opponents in Central Arkansas and UTEP, but were run off the field by one of the SEC’s bottom feeders in week three, Arkansas. Even with the two...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech has fired their defensive coordinator

The Kliff Kingsbury era got off to a good start last year but just three games into the 2014 season, he has fired his defensive coordinator…. Breaking: Texas Tech DC Matt Wallerstedt has been dismissed from the staff. Details coming on http://t.co/VP1ldkYydJ — Pete Roussel (@coachingsearch) September 18, 2014 Here’s what the Texas Tech website has to say about Wallerstedt…...
Via The Student Section
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech has fired their defensive coordinator

The Kliff Kingsbury era got off to a good start last year but just three games into the 2014 season, he has fired his defensive coordinator…. Breaking: Texas Tech DC Matt Wallerstedt has been dismissed from the staff. Details coming on http://t.co/VP1ldkYydJ — Pete Roussel (@coachingsearch) September 18, 2014 Here’s what the Texas Tech website has to say about Wallerstedt…...
Via Bloguin Best
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury Drops An Angry F-Bomb On Camera

GIF: Kliff Kingsbury drops an angry F-Bomb (req @Banditof87) http://t.co/BG8EVH4uvy — CJ Fogler (@cjzero) September 7, 2014 Kliff Kingsbury was not pleased with his quarterback or his team with their porous effort against UTEP and he got caught on camera dropping a hefty f-bomb. The post Kliff Kingsbury Drops An Angry F-Bomb On Camera appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Drops a Nice F-Bomb During UTEP Game

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury appears to be Mr. Cool on the outside. The perfect hair (yes, I'm jealous) and the movie star good looks give him the appearance of someone that cannot be bothered by anything. He's unflappable; a rock.Or is he....@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech extends Kingsbury through 2020

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020. Kingsbury already was under a five-year deal through 2017. Texas Tech also announced upgrades to its football stadium and training facilities. The announcement of his extension also comes with what Texas Tech calls its first specific athletics capital campaign. The...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech signs Kliff Kingsbury to massive extension

Apparently they like Kliff Kingsbury at Texas Tech because they’re now paying him handsomely to stick around. The 35-year-old and his alma mater agreed to a contract extension on Friday that will keep him in Lubbock through 2020. The guaranteed total base value of the contract is reportedly $24.2 million and including this season Texas Tech will pay Kingsbury an average of $3.5...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury Calls Out Wes Welker, Beyonce In Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury decided it was time to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and he did so in a very bold way. Kingsbury challenged the one and only Beyonce while wearing a t-shirt that read “Beyonce is Bae.” He also called out three Denver Broncos players and former Texas Tech Red Raiders — wide receiver Wes Welker and linemen Manny Ramirez...
Via NESN.com
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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