If Tech starts as slow as it did against Central Arkansas when Big 12 play starts, it will be a long season.
The Red Raiders were expected to win — and big. They are now 18-1 against FCS programs and scored an average of 40.6 points in winning their previous 11 season openers.
When the Texas Tech football team had the intrasquad scrimmage it calls "Friday Night Lights" this spring, Le'Raven Clark was nearly 300 miles away.
Texas Tech has lost to only one Football Championship Subdivision team in its history and back then it was called Division I-AA.
When you are not on the football field where are you? "Probably the basketball court. I am a basketball player turned football player." Are you going to suit up for coach Tubby Smith? "Oh, no.
The Steve Campbell era starts Saturday at Central Arkansas, and the Bears can only hope their new coach fares as well in his new gig as he did at his old one.