As they unveiled a $185 million athletic building campaign Friday, Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt and president Duane Nellis used the word "bold" to describe their plans for the department's future.Read More
Texas Tech has already started preparing for Saturday's late kickoff. On Tuesday, the Red Raiders training staff reminded its players of the importance of good nutrition and told them to start going to bed later.
Two days later, Texas Tech is still upset about its 42-35 win against Central Arkansas. Sure, Davis Webb threw for 452 yards, 10 short of his career high, and Bradley Marquez caught 11 passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns.
Texas Tech noseguard Rika Levi is day-to-day, coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday, with the right knee injury he suffered in Saturday's season opener. "It wasn't as bad as initially thought, which was good," Kingsbury said.
Raider Nation has cause for concern, especially after Texas Tech gave Kingsbury $22.9 million to sign a contract extension through 2020 this week.
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The seven-year contract Kliff Kingsbury signed on the eve of the season opener is designed to keep him at Texas Tech through at least 2020.