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Freshman defensive back Jah'Shawn Johnson takes off his helmet during practice in Lubbock on Wednesday. (Allison Terry/AJ Media)

Wherever he wants: Johnson fills Tech need at safety, but could play anywhere  updated 12:19am

Second-year DB gets early shot to start

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Texas Tech football notes: Cantrell taking charge 08/31/15 - 8:35pm

Junior not just best flanker, but best wideout

Texas Tech offensive coordinator Eric Morris said junior flanker Dylan Cantrell has been ranked as the team's No. 1 receiver on in-house coaching staff ballots over the past month, which is why he's emerged as a starter.

Red Raiders 1,000th game: Defining moments: Carlen led team to four bowl games in five years 08/31/15 - 10:59pm

Texas Tech's had a lot of football prosperity in its first 90 seasons, best illustrated by the fact five Red Raiders coaches posted seasons with double-digit wins. Sustaining the prosperity has been another story.

Wreck 'Em 247: Mahomes or Webb? Their former coaches debate 08/30/15 - 10:43pm

Adam Cook couldn't decide on his starting quarterback in 2012. The then Whitehouse offensive coordinator started juniors Ryan Cheatham and Patrick Mahomes and rotated them in throughout games.

Texas Tech releases depth chart for season opener 08/30/15 - 7:27pm

Few surprises for the Red Raiders

Texas Tech on Sunday released the depth chart for its opening game week, one that contained a few but not many surprises. The Red Raiders start the season at home Saturday against Sam Houston State.

Tech at 1,000, defining moments: Danny Hardaway integrates the Red Raiders 08/30/15 - 10:49pm

JT King recruited Lawton standout in 1967

Editor's Note: With Texas Tech's 1,000th game approaching on Saturday, The Avalanche-Journal is revisiting defining moments in Red Raiders football history.

Tech women's basketball gets 5-star commit from Abilene Wylie's Brittany Brewer 08/30/15 - 10:23pm

Texas Tech WBB gets five-star commit

Texas Tech women's basketball got its biggest recruit since the Marsha Sharp era Sunday night. Or maybe ever.

Sizing up the Red Raiders at start of game week; Position-by-position breakdowns 08/29/15 - 8:18pm

An in-depth look at how they stand

New Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs has been open and specific about how he plans to run a defense, but vague - lately, anyway - about the personnel with whom he plans to run it.