Texas Tech Rumors & News

  • Texas Tech outscores Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II threw for 470 yards with five touchdown passes in host Texas Tech's 59-45 victory over Louisiana Tech in a nonconference game on Saturday night. Mahomes, who completed 26 of 36 passes without an interception, reached the 300-yard passing mark for the..." September 18

  • Ballage ties NCAA record in Arizona State win

    The Sports Xchange "Kalen Ballage tied an NCAA record with eight touchdowns to lead Arizona State to a 68-55 victory over visiting Texas Tech in a shootout Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. Ballage ran for 137 yards and seven touchdowns and also hauled in a 39-yard touchdown pass for Arizona..." September 11

  • Texas Tech players go nuts as team holds WWE 'Monday Night Raw' at practice

    CBS Sports "Texas Tech deserved a little something special after a nice 69-17 win against Stephen F. Austin over the weekend. Kliff Kingsbury's squad worked out some kinks, got star quarterback Patrick Mahomes rolling and set the stage for what should be a great Week 2 matchup with Arizona State. While..." September 06

  • Texas Tech trounces overmatched Stephen F. Austin

    The Sports Xchange "Patrick Mahomes II passed for four touchdowns and a career-high 483 yards and ran for two more scores while playing just 2 1/2 quarters as Texas Tech manhandled Stephen F. Austin 69-17 Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Mahomes, coming off a season in which he led the Big 12..." September 04

  • Kliff Kingsbury chose coaching over a MBA because of unpaid parking tickets

    The Comeback "Colleges and universities take parking tickets seriously. I once had to pay a leftover $85 fine to Ball State to get my transcript. I was not pleased. But Texas Tech coach and former Red Raider quarterback Kliff Kingsbury took it to a whole different level." September 03

  • Texas Tech football using fake ‘cute girl’ Twitter accounts to track players

    Sportsnaut "Being a college football player is hard these days, with pitfalls aplenty. One pitfall that gets teams and players in trouble on a regular basis is social media, which is why Texas Tech is using subterfuge to track its players’ social media accounts. Speaking with A.J. Hawk on The HawkCast..." August 26

  • Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes' new trick play is a head-turner

    Fox Sports "Kliff Kingsbury said he's never seen a quarterback who can throw from as many different arm angles -- roaming to his right and to his left yet still being accurate and having zip on the ball -- the way his latest star protege Patrick Mahomes can. As a sophomore last season, the Texas Tech QB..." July 18

  • QB Davis Webb getting comfy at Cal after early culture shock

    ESPN "Davis Webb's football career has been both consistently twisting and promising. He's seen a lot, experienced impressive successes, and suffered through injuries and a frustrating rejection. So don't assume that he doesn't understand the conflicted emotions, complications, and potential..." June 21

  • Suspension of Devin Lauderdale has ended, Texas Tech WR announces

    College Football Talk "In December of last year, Texas Tech announced that Devin Lauderdale had been indefinitely suspended for failing to uphold Tech athletic department student-athlete expectations. Six months later, it appears the wide receiver has climbed out of the department’s doghouse. At the time of the..." June 07

  • Nigel Bethel tweets he's transferring from Texas Tech

    The Score "Texas Tech's secondary took a hit Wednesday as Nigel Bethel tweeted that he's transferring out of the program. Bethel was a standout in his sophomore season, breaking up 12 passes and registering an interception in nine games played. He was likely to be a starter for the Red Raiders' defense..." May 26

  • Former Texas Tech QB Davis Webb reveals why he picked Cal over Colorado

    Fox Sports "Davis Webb said it was one of the hardest things he's ever had to do. The grad transfer quarterback from Texas Tech, though, wanted to make sure the coaches at Colorado didn't hear the news from someone else first. Webb, a coach's son, had committed to CU in late January, signing financial aid..." May 24

  • Davis Webb spurns Colorado, transfers to Cal

    The Score "Colorado's bad dream has turned into a reality. Months after committing to the Buffaloes as a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, quarterback Davis Webb is spurning Colorado and heading to California instead, he told Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports. Webb served as a backup last season, but..." May 19

  • Texas Tech dismisses Dakota Allen, 2 others

    The Score "Texas Tech announced the dismissal of linebacker Dakota Allen, as well as offensive linemen Robert Castaneda and Trace Ellison, on Thursday. The trio was let go "due to a failure to uphold student-athlete expectations," the school said, according to ESPN's Jake Trotter. Allen marks a fairly..." May 05

  • Colorado coach confident Davis Webb will honor transfer commitment

    ESPN "Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said he's confident that former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb will keep his commitment to the Buffaloes and join the team as a graduate transfer. "I talk to Davis Webb basically every day," MacIntyre said Tuesday. "Almost every night. He's told me every time..." April 27