Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech is trying to avoid a ninth straight Big 12 loss going back to last season. Kansas is also looking for its first conference win this season and the first for interim coach Clint Bowen.
Texas Tech is having a considerably different season than last year when they were undefeated through six games.
Kliff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders started Big 12 play 4-0 in 2013. It’s been a different story in Kingsbury’s second season.
Texas Tech and its perpetually high-scoring offense is rolling into town to face Kansas State, and you can bet that the Red Raiders won’t be trying to run it up and down the field.
Patrick Mahomes could start in place of sophomore Davis Webb after a shoulder injury to his non-throwing arm in the fourth quarter of Texas Tech’s 45-35 loss at Oklahoma State last week.
It’s been 23 years since Texas Tech and Arkansas faced off in what was the two teams’ final pairing before the Razorbacks joined the Southeast Conference.
Texas Tech and UTEP had the same goal going into the season, and that was hanging onto the ball.
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.
Webb earned the starting role after his MVP performance in the Red Raiders’ Holiday Bowl win, their first win since dropping five straight to close the regular season.
Kingsbury says Webb has matured since his MVP performance in the Red Raiders’ 37-23 win over then-No. 16 Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl.
Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photographs posted by a 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader, saying that the pictures violated the social media website’s standards.
The Horned Frogs beat Big 12 rival Texas Tech by a score of 3-2 in the College World Series on Sunday for their fifth win in six one-run games in the NCAA tournament.