By: Raider Buzz on December 1, 2010 - 8:11pm - Add new comment

Sharon Dykes died Monday at age 70.  If that name doesn't immediately connect, maybe this will help.  She is the wife of former Texas Tech football coach Spike Dykes.

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By: Raider Buzz on December 1, 2010 - 8:06pm - Add new comment

Texas Tech running back 

By: Raider Buzz on November 30, 2010 - 7:07pm - Add new comment

The belief is the Big 12 Conference may not have an elite team in the hunt for the national championship, but may have been better overall than ever. 


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By: Raider Buzz on November 29, 2010 - 2:05pm - Add new comment

Randy Shannon’s dismissal at Miami will only be the beginning to what could be another busy offseason of coaching changes across the college football landscape.

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By: Raider Buzz on November 25, 2010 - 4:38pm - Add new comment

College football’s firing and hiring season will begin in earnest in the next few weeks, and Mike Leach is hoping to land a job after his contentious firing as coach at Texas Tech last year, partly on the grounds that he mistreated o

By: Raider Buzz on November 23, 2010 - 7:22pm - Add new comment

Texas A&M makes a jump this week, but Colorado's win over Kansas State is the other big headline on the bowl front for the Big 12. Thanks to the Buffs' win, Kansas is now the only team in the Big 12 who won't get at least a chance to play for a bowl game. Texas Tech and Iowa State got theirs on Saturday, and the Red Raiders joined the ranks of the bowl-eligible with a win over Weber State.

By: Raider Buzz on November 11, 2010 - 3:31pm - Add new comment

The last time Texas Tech made the trip to Norman, in 2008, there was plenty of buildup. The undefeated Red Raiders came in as the nation's No. 2 team, set to play No. 5 Oklahoma. The Sooners led 42-7 just before halftime when the opening horns of the 90's House of Pain classic "Jump Around" hit the loudspeakers, an homage to the weekly pre-fourth quarter proceedings at Camp Randall in Wisconsin.