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Texas Tech's Nigel Bethel II celebrates after breaking up an Iowa State pass during their game on Saturday in Ames. (Shannon Wilson/AJ Media)

Williams: All atwitter: Bethel's social media words spark fuss  updated 12:29am

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury assured me more than once on Monday that Nigel Bethel II would be at practice that afternoon.

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Red Raiders at 1,000 -- defining moments: The Masked Rider springs into action 09/01/15 - 9:26pm

Tradition remains popular after six decades

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.

Tech football notes: Nunez keeps climbing in coaches' eyes 09/01/15 - 9:29pm

Flurry of sacks puts former walk-on into two-deep

One of the neat stories of Texas Tech's preseason workouts came when sophomore defensive end Talor Nunez was placed on scholarship.

Texas Tech creates Jennie Bailey "Be Brave" Scholarship Endowment 09/01/15 - 11:24am

Texas Tech has established the Jennie Bailey "Be Brave" Lifetime Scholarship Endowment that will benefit Red Raider football student-athletes for the generations to come. "Mrs.

Wherever he wants: Johnson fills Tech need at safety, but could play anywhere 08/31/15 - 8:10pm

Second-year DB gets early shot to start

Texas Tech football notes: Cantrell taking charge 08/31/15 - 8:35pm

Junior not just best flanker, but best wideout

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.

Red Raiders 1,000th game: Defining moments: Carlen led team to four bowl games in five years 08/31/15 - 10:59pm

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.

Wreck 'Em 247: Mahomes or Webb? Their former coaches debate 08/30/15 - 10:43pm

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.