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Texas Tech wide receiver Zach Austin stretches out trying to catch the ball during the Red Raiders' 63-35 loss against Baylor on Saturday, Oct. 3, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Timing's everything: When Texas Tech needed a receiver, Zach Austin came through  updated 7:41am

Zach Austin set a pre-game goal both simple and modest: To do his job well enough so people around him could flourish. Nothing too ambitious for a former walk-on receiver with zero career catches. Instead, Austin outshined everyone.

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Tech Hall of Famer fondly remembered for contributions on, off field 10/06/15 - 10:09pm

Kelley, Tech letterman and noted helmet manufacturer, dies at 89

When Spike Dykes was a young football coach at Coahoma, Bill Kelley would swing by regularly to supply the team with sporting goods. When Dykes was an older football coach at Texas Tech, Kelley would be there to lift his spirits after a tough loss.

Kingsbury says Sadler out until November 10/06/15 - 6:50pm

Tech holding off on using more freshmen

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said Tuesday the Red Raiders are targeting November as a possible return date for Ian Sadler, meaning the starting inside receiver would miss at least the next four games with the left knee injury he suffered Sept.

Tech football notes: Murphy's injury leads to issues for offensive line 10/05/15 - 10:44pm

Red Raiders consider three options at right guard

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said starting right guard Justin Murphy won't play this week because of the knee injury he suffered Saturday, and there could be a three-man competition to replace him.

Williams: Gibbs nothing if not frank 10/05/15 - 10:43pm

Tech DC spares no harsh critique

I think it's safe to assume David Gibbs won't be headed off on the coaching clinic lecture circuit this off-season with last Saturday's game tape tucked under one arm. Nor with the game tape from the Saturday before.

Tech lands commitment from top offensive line prospect in 2017 football class 10/05/15 - 9:20pm

Frisco's Anderson pledges to Red Raiders

Frisco junior Jack Anderson, one of the nation's most highly recruited offensive linemen, on Monday announced an oral commitment to Texas Tech via his Twitter account.

Talbot: Tech still capable of being in a bowl game, having winning record 10/04/15 - 9:54pm

This week Ole Miss is down. Last week, everyone had it as a title contender. After getting demolished by Florida, the Rebels are actually ranked lower than the team they beat on the road - Alabama. That is how college football works.

Williams: Texas Tech's flaws showed through as Baylor dominated game 10/03/15 - 10:10pm

ARLINGTON - Texas Tech center Jared Kaster said his fellow senior Branden Jackson had a message for the younger Red Raiders in a downcast post-game locker room scene: You can't let this be a landslide. You can't let it go all downhill from here.