Saturday Sep 13
Williams: Tech's porous run 'D' long time in the making
Arkansas' Brandon Allen scores a touchdown as Texas Tech' s Keenon Ward reacts during their game on Saturday in Lubbock. Texas A&M brags regularly about its 12th man.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Game Day Quick Hits
Texas Tech inside receiver Bradley Marquez has five touchdown catches in the first two games, giving him the FBS lead in that department. Marquez, a senior from Odessa, has been fast out of the gate for the second year in a row.
Tech hoping to channel Rivera vs. Hogs
This weekend, Texas Tech will add arguably the greatest defensive lineman in program history to its ring of honor. Gabriel Rivera, affectionately called Senor Sack, was a tackling machine in the middle of the early 1980s Texas Tech defense.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Texas Tech using heavy rotation on defensive line to stop running attacks
For a brief moment after Bradley Marquez caught the ball in the end zone with more than 2 1/2 minutes left against UTEP, he thought Texas Tech might have scored too quick. And when UTEP's Autrey Golden returned the ensuing Red Raiders' kick off to the 48-yard line and then A face-mask penalty put the Miners at the Tech 33-yard line his worries looked valid.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
McElrath holds own at noseguard, makes case for more time
With Texas Tech's noseguard 1-2 of Jackson Richards and Rika Levi both missing Saturday's game, defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt allocated their snaps to junior-college transfers Keland McElarth and Marcus Smith and sophomore Anthony Smith. The results were mixed: UTEP rushed for 277 yards, but McElrath showed some playmaking and agility while getting credit for eight tackles and a quarterback pressure.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Jackson takes charge of Tech defensive line
Out of class by noon, a half hour or so for lunch and in place at the Texas Tech football building by 12:45 p.m. Position meetings begin promptly at 2:15 p.m., so that gives him 90 minutes in between to study video before the group convenes. "I've done it in the past, but it was always a personal thing," Jackson said this week, "just something to do so I can look at it and see where I need to learn better.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Washington shoots for more second-half yards after snapping team's 24-game streak
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury made it clear from the start of his tenure that he won't make a big to-do over whether his team gets its yards passing or rushing. Only once in 2013 did Tech have an individual rusher reach 80 yards - when DeAndre Washington, Sadale Foster and Kenny Williams ran for 88, 87 and 80 yards, respectively, against Iowa State.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Levi 'day to day' with knee injury,
Texas Tech noseguard Rika Levi is day to day, coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday, with the right knee injury he suffered in Saturday's season opener against Central Arkansas.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Williams: Issues from 2013 haven't gone away
Texas Tech's Bradley Marquez gets past Central Arkansas' Prince Ene during their game on Saturday in Lubbock.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Kingsbury begins year two as Raiders search for progress
The college football world generally can count on Texas Tech winning as many or more games than it loses.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Fehoko family back, beloved at Texas Tech
One of Lubbock's most popular families walked around the Jones AT&T Stadium field in April like they'd been there forever.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Texas Tech's Williams moves from RB to LB
Kenny Williams saw how depleted the Red Raiders were going to be at LB during the upcoming season, so he offered to help.
The Smoking Musket
2014 West Virginia Mountaineers Football Unit Preview: Secondary
The Mountaineer secondary has struggled on historic levels since arriving in the Big 12, but the 2014 season brings an optimism that the unit, led by Daryl Worley, can be one of the team's strengths.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
UCA's Campbell gives a formula for upset
University of Central Arkansas coach Steve Campbell gave a formula for lessening the odds Saturday when the Bears open the season against the Big 12's Texas Tech.
With Tony Morales out, what Tech's real-time backup is likely to be at center and guard
Luckless Tech lineman Tony Morales is out again - this time for an indefinite period with a knee injury - Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed Monday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
1990 Raiders Capture Northwest Passage with 23-20 Win over Seattle
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Texas Tech Red Raiders
The Red Raiders are coming off a season which saw them arguably exceed expectations as they went 8-5 with a bowl win.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
A capsule glance at the UCA Bears
One of the first tasks for University of Central Arkansas coach Steve Campbell after taking over the head coaching post was selling the players on his philosophy and his new staff.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Offensive line shuffle puts Clark back at left tackle, Robertson with second unit
One of Texas Tech's most discussed offseason personnel moves looks like it might be off the table going into the season opener.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Texas Tech football team has one more week of summer practices before they enter "game week" preparing for the season opener against Central Arkansas.