Last week was like most weeks for Texas Tech special teams. An opposing return man who had hurt the Red Raiders and other teams in the recent past didn't do much damage.Read More
TEXAS TECH LADY RAIDERS at JUNAKOO JAM 2 P.M., Freeport, Bahamas The Texas Tech women's basketball team opens the 2014 Junkanoo Jam on Friday, facing Purdue at Saint Georges' High School at 2:15 p.m.
In a football season that might end up as Texas Tech's worst in more than 20 years, there's been at least one silver lining: The Red Raiders have used more than two dozen freshmen and sophomores. They've not merely gotten their feet wet.
Shock Linwood found out when everyone else did that Big 12 rushing leader Lache Seastrunk was bypassing his final season with Baylor.
There goes Melvin Gordon, ripping off another long run. And there's Samaje Perine piling up yards in punishing fashion. Oh, look, here comes Tevin Coleman - and there he goes, sprinting away from a bunch of flailing defenders.
Northwestern State is a team that likes to push the tempo. Tuesday night, Texas Tech beat the Demons at their own game with a season-high 12 fast break points on the way to a 75-64 victory.
John White had played quite a bit of football for Texas Tech before last week. Nearly all his action had come on special teams, though.