One of Texas Tech's perceived strengths this season is having a lot of options at receiver. The football ball might not go to Derrick Willies, a tall, tantalizing newcomer, as often as Tech fans would like, but Willies says he's OK with that.
Kirby Hocutt's getting ready to start his first season in one of college sports' most high-profile positions: Chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee.
Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt says adding a 2018 football season opener against Mississippi necessitates moving the Red Raiders' previously scheduled opener against Missouri State to another season.
To the extent Gary Moore's played at all for Texas Tech, he's been a situtational option. A pass-rush piece on third-and-long. A special-teams player.