Kliff Kingsbury yelled into his headset. "No. No. No. . Yes!." The play started on Iowa State's 37-yard line. It ended in the end zone. But, it took quite some time to get there.Read More
J.J. Gaines' two interceptions Saturday gave him four for the season, tying the Texas Tech defensive back for sixth in that department in the FBS.
Lubbock resident Mike Gustafson was announced on Monday as recipient of the American Baseball Coaches Association's Meritorious Service Award. The award will be presented Jan. 12 during the ABCA convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
There are not a lot of positives about Texas Tech's defense. It can't stop the run and it is ranked No. 124 in total yards given up. But, in the second half of games, while those problems don't disappear they seem to be muted just a bit.
Jakeem Grant was wide open down the far sideline. The gain was going to be huge. But, the diminutive and ridiculously fast receiver made it more than that. He pulled in Patrick Mahomes' pass on the 40-yard line and raced down the sideline.
Texas Tech defensive coaches told J.J. Gaines on Monday that safety would be his position for Saturday's game against Iowa State.
While unable to slow down the Iowa State running attack, it was something the Texas Tech defense didn't do that spurred them to a key Big 12 victory Saturday afternoon.
Jakeem Grant cleared concussion protocol, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said, after the slot receiver took a shot to the head from 296-pound noseguard Demond Tucker in the fourth quarter.