Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II has an AC joint sprain in the shoulder of his throwing arm, two sources told A-J Media on Friday.Read More
Nic Shimonek kept his instructions to the other guys on offense simple. Let's go. Let's go score. Every time. With that, the Red Raiders were off and running, and their backup quarterback nearly pulled off that desire to cash in on each possession.
The hole in the Kansas defense was enormous. And Patrick Mahomes II took off running. As the Texas Tech quarterback crossed the 50-yard line and headed into the Jayhawks' secondary, he probably thought about sliding. But, he never got the chance.
Even before Patrick Mahomes II left the game with his throwing arm dangling, Texas Tech already had issues. You never expected a lowly team such as Kansas to be the team to uncover it, but at least the Red Raiders found out in their Big 12 opener.
Quite simply, the Texas Tech football team took care of business Thursday night in its Big 12 opener against Kansas. That was clearly evident in the first two minutes as Patrick Mahomes II accumulated more touchdowns (two) than incompletions (one).