West Virgina head coach Dana Holgorsen answers a question from a reporter during the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo)

Williams: Former Tech offensive coordinator Holgorsen says things looking up in West Virginia  updated 9:35pm

DALLAS - Having already coached in the Big 12 Conference for nine seasons, Dana Holgorsen couldn't have had any illusions about the challenge facing West Virginia when the Mountaineers left the Big East for the Big 12.

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Red Raiders notebook: Kingsbury's watch was a gift - priceless 07/22/14 - 7:39pm

DALLAS - Kliff Kingsbury's watch that stirred up an Internet buzz after his Monday appearance at Big 12 football media days was given to him as a gift several years ago, Tech spokesman Blayne Beal said Tuesday.

The Big 12's top receivers 07/22/14 - 10:38pm

Seven of the Big 12's top receivers are gone. From Jace Amaro to Josh Stewart, their impressive numbers made up only 19.5 percent of the conference's 31,820 total passing yards on the season.

Williams: Kliff in year two: All about football 07/21/14 - 9:45pm

Red Raiders coach talks football at Big 12 Media Days

DALLAS - Kliff Kingsbury wasn't decked out in scarlet and black on Monday, although I didn't hear anyone at Big 12 football media days engage him much on fashion.

Big 12 notebook: Raiders proceed with plan for Robertson, Clark 07/21/14 - 9:56pm

DALLAS - Texas Tech's much talked about idea of putting newcomer Dominique Robertson at left tackle and Le'Raven Clark at a guard spot is moving forward - at least for August.

Texas' Malcolm Brown among top running backs in Big 12 07/21/14 - 9:40pm

10. Devin Chafin, So., Baylor

Lache Seastrunk, James Sims, John Hubert, Brennan Clay and Charles Sims are gone. Last season, they combined for 24.8 percent of the Big 12's 21,705 yards on the ground throughout the season.