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Texas Tech's Mike Smith looks on from the sidelines during a game in Stillwater.

Mike Smith says Texas Tech coaches were told of dismissal before season started  updated 8:55am

Growing up in Lubbock, Mike Smith had a Zach Thomas poster on his wall and got Spike Dykes' autograph when he was 8 years old. Even when playing and coaching took him far from Lubbock, he was still listening to Texas Tech games on satellite radio.

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Ex-Texas Tech coach Haverty said no one 'should feel sorry for me' after his firing 12/01/15 - 11:10am

Life's highs and lows are coming at Trey Haverty all at once. A week before Thanksgiving, Haverty and his wife Christy celebrated the birth of their second child. Right after Thanksgiving, Haverty was fired from his dream job.

Texas Tech coaches Mike Smith, Kevin Curtis won't return next season 11/29/15 - 8:04pm

Several Texas Tech recruits were informed of changes to the Red Raiders coaching staff Sunday, saying that co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Mike Smith and cornerbacks coach Kevin Curtis would not return for next season.

Becoming BIG time: Jakeem Grant makes lasting impact at Texas Tech 11/29/15 - 6:27pm

AUSTIN - Jakeem Grant sat in front of the television, angry. His Dallas Cowboys had just lost again - six years removed from the 1995 Super Bowl He was despondent. And he spiked the football onto the living room floor.

Red Raiders defeat Hawaii 82-74 11/28/15 - 5:08pm

Texas Tech had to find a way to win Saturday afternoon in the United Supermarkets Arena.

Texas Tech Lady Raiders drop 1st game of season to Washington 11/29/15 - 7:51pm

Brooks, CookTaylor combine for 51 points

LAS VEGAS - The Texas Tech Lady Raiders suffered their first loss of the season late Saturday night, a 77-73 defeat against Washington in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Texas Tech celebrates big win over Texas in style 11/28/15 - 9:35pm

Red Raiders bowl chances still down to Memphis or Houston

The locker room celebration quickly went viral. After it defeated Texas 48-45 on Thanksgiving and picked up its first win in Austin since 1997, the entire Twitter-verse got to see how much the win meant to Texas Tech.

Defeating History: Tech celebrates its long-awaited win over Texas 11/27/15 - 9:16pm

AUSTIN - Texas Tech gave up 276 rushing yards and four touchdowns to a third-choice running back, not to mention blowing a 14-point lead from the first half and a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter. Winning cures a lot of ills, though.