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