Jakeem Grant's production last year was double that - almost exactly in both catches and yards - of any other receiver on the Texas Tech football team. The odds seems decidedly against there being such a disparity this year.Read More
According to the Red Raiders, the culture change Tony Graystone brought to the program was vital, desperately needed and instant. Throughout the program's 40 years, Texas Tech has a .547 winning percentage. Over the past decade, that's dropped to 32.
Texas Tech's adding Kirby Hocutt to the $1 million-a-year club, putting Hocutt among the nation's highest-paid athletic directors with a raise and a contract extension signed last week. Hocutt signed a seven-year, $7.
The flooding in South Louisiana over the past two weeks may or may not have registered with some Texas Tech football players. The circumstances resonate with Red Raiders defensive end Lonzell Gilmore, though.
"Who's our next all-American?" a Texas Tech football staffer asked me the other day. "Other than number 5.