Tech guard to undergo surgery, miss two months

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:23pm

Texas Tech offensive lineman Madison Akamnonu will undergo a surgical procedure Friday on his back and miss two months, Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury said Tuesday.

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Tech cornerback Desmon Smith tries to keep tough-minded approach

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:17pm

Outwardly at least, Desmon Smith looked much the same and sounded much the same when he went back home to the Permian Basin last weekend for a football scrimmage.
On the

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Defense sets tone in Texas Tech’s annual Midland scrimmage

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:16pm

MIDLAND — Kliff Kingsbury knew there would some adjustment period to life without Patrick Mahomes II, and the Texas Tech coach is confident he can make it work.

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SCRIMMAGE NOTES: Zach Austin won’t let Red Raiders forget him

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:02pm

Zach Austin missed last season because of a knee injury, but he was the leading receiver in Tech’s scrimmage Saturday with six catches for 68 yards, including a 24-yard TD.

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Gingery turns in quality start as Red Raiders earn series win

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 8:59pm

WICHITA, Kan. — Steven Gingery continued his run at perfection Saturday afternoon.

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Texas Tech defeats Wichita State

Recruiting Insider - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:07pm

Inclement weather was not enough to slow down the Texas Tech offense.

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Red Raiders set for first public scrimmage of spring

Recruiting Insider - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:03pm

Texas Tech fans’ first spring-practice opportunity to see the Red Raiders unfolds Saturday at the fifth annual Midland scrimmage. The event’s free to the public

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NOTES: Texas Tech schedules Abilene Christian for 2024 and 2026

Recruiting Insider - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:50pm

Texas Tech on Thursday announced an agreement with Abilene Christian University to play two football games in Lubbock in 2024 and2026.

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Red Raiders like Bruffy’s potential for left tackle

Recruiting Insider - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:46pm

Not too long ago, the idea of Travis Bruffy emerging as a starting left tackle for a Big 12 football team in his third semester of college probably seemed far-fetched, even to

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Texas Tech baseball heads to Wichita for a non-conference series

Recruiting Insider - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:43pm

The Texas Tech baseball team hits the road again this weekend for their second of three-straight weekend trips away from Lubbock, taking on Wichita State at Eck Stadium on

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Gonzalez pitches Texas Tech past UNLV

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:34pm

John Henry Gonzalez dominated Tuesday, showing why Texas Tech might have the pitching depth to make another deep postseason run.

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Texas Tech’s need for DTs fuels senior Mychealon Thomas

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:30pm

The Red Raiders need Mychealon Thomas to be more than big. They need him to be big and bad news for opposing teams.

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Dorsey driven to make his mark at Texas Tech

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:25pm

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury likes to shield newcomers from the media for their first year in the program.

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Red Raiders look to continue winning ways at home versus UNLV

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:48pm

For the first time in program history, the Texas Tech baseball team earned a series sweep against No. 21 Texas over the weekend.

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Whitt tries to instill resilience into Red Raiders

Recruiting Insider - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:20pm

Rusty Whitt’s time with U.S. Army Special Forces gave him a few more insights with which to administer his program and motivate struggling college athletes.

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Texas Tech earns sweep in the heart of Texas

Recruiting Insider - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 4:35pm

AUSTIN — John McMillon could smell the sweep in the fourth inning.

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Events of 9/11 moved Tech coach to serve country

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/18/2017 - 10:22pm

Rusty Whitt’s worked as a strength & conditioning coach at a slew of universities, but he’s as likely to be identified as a U.S. Army Special Forces staff sergeant in Iraq.

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Gingery gem, Stellar defense powers Tech to series win

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/18/2017 - 9:48pm

AUSTIN — Jacob Patterson found himself in a tough position Saturday afternoon against Big 12 rival Texas.

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Red Raiders unable to make comebacks in twin bill

Recruiting Insider - Sat, 03/18/2017 - 9:45pm

Prior to starting of a weekend which included three games, Texas Tech softball coach Adrian Gregory admitted she wanted her squad to play well before Big 12 play.

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Whitt’s role more nuanced than his taskmaster reputation

Recruiting Insider - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:47pm

Texas Tech strength & conditioning coach Rusty Whitt recently started his second year in the football program. Tech coach KliffKingsbury hired Whitt from Louisiana-Lafayette.

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