Texas Tech to start freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield at quarterback

Friday, August 30th, 2013

According to reports the Texas Tech Red Raiders will do the unthinkable for a major-conference FBS team: they will start a true freshman walk-on at quarterback. New head coach Kliff Kingsbury has decided to go with Baker Mayfield under center Friday night when the Red Raiders take on SMU. Sophomore signal-caller ...

Decensae White: Former Bob Knight player arrested for rapper’s murder

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Have you heard the one about the former Bob Knight recruit, the Russian mobster and a murdered 19-year-old rapper named Lil Phat? There's no punchline. Though it sounds like a story line straight out of CSI: David Caruso, this is as real as it gets. Former Texas Tech basketball player Decensae White ...

Arkansas Football: Tommy Tuberville headed to Fayetteville?

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Texas Tech has enjoyed a rapid return to football relevance under head coach Tommy Tuberville. The former Auburn coach is in his third season as the head coach of the Red Raiders and has a record of 20-15 there, including a 7-3 mark this season. But he may not be ...

Tommy Tuberville to be suspended for interaction with assistant?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville caused quite a stir on Saturday when he angrily ripped a headseat off of graduate assistant Kevin Oliver during the Red Raiders' overtime win against Kansas. Tuberville was publicly reprimanded by the Big 12 conference for the incident, but there is a chance he ...

Billy Gillispie: Lubbock police report second 911 call from coach

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

For the second time in 10 days an ambulance was sent to the home of Texas Tech head basketball coach Billy Gillispie Tuesday night. Gillispie is currently on leave from the school as it investigates his leadership of the program. Jeff Baker, a sergeant with the Lubbock Police Department, said Tuesday ...

McD’s Week 11 College Football Picks

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

What I'm watching: 12 pm: Flipping between Nebraska/Penn State for the train-wreck-watching and Okie State/Texas Tech for the O-fence. 3:30 pm: TCU/Boise State - At least, until Boise pulls away. This game has gotten intense what with all the BCS meetings and non-AQ's eating their own. 8pm: Stanford/Oregon - like everyone else.

McD’s Week Eight College Football Picks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The only picks by an actual Indiana grad who prefers Indiana football to Indiana basketball. It's an acquired taste. What I'm watching this week (with my dad edition): 12 pm - Indiana at Iowa - I guess so my Hawkeye-fan dad can watch with me and make snarky comments the whole time. ...