Tom Heffron still has to shake his head every time he goes to a Texas Tech football game and spots his son. Only people who pay close attention to the Tech program are well aware of Kyle Heffron, even though he's in the game every Saturday.Read More
The last time the Red Raiders played a football game on Oct. 22 was in 2011. Texas Tech hopes to recreate some of that magic from five years ago when the Red Raiders upset the Sooners 41-31.
So Baker Mayfield is coming back to Lubbock. He will enter Jones AT&T Stadium through the visitor's tunnel and the senior quarterback could hand Texas Tech it's third loss in a row.
How do you get prepared for a game? "It starts off in the hotel room. We start messing around with loud music and it just depends on the day. You might hear some Lil' Wayne and some days you might hear some Beyonce. You never know what comes on.
For nearly 30 years now, Texas Tech football opponents have trotted beneath the McWilliams Tarp down into Jones Stadium, probably giving no thought to their protected pathway or the circumstances that brought it about.