By: Raider Buzz on February 5, 2012 - 9:42am - Add new comment

Shortly after Wes Welker arrived at Texas Tech, the only school in the nation to offer him a scholarship, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach slapped his 5-foot-9, 185-pound receiver with a nickname: Henery Chicken Hawk.


By: Raider Buzz on February 6, 2012 - 5:07pm - Add new comment

DALLAS — Had the privilege to spend some time with the Texas Tech coaching staff on Thursday, a day after it signed one of the best recruiting classes in school history, and a top 20 class after a 5-7 season. 

By: Raider Buzz on February 7, 2012 - 12:18am - Add new comment

Readers of this blog know how much I love names. 

Whether it be 

By: Raider Buzz on February 8, 2012 - 10:10pm - Add new comment

Texas Tech has struggled to just 13 wins over the past two seasons, but could that soon change? 

Will the Red Raiders

By: Raider Buzz on February 8, 2012 - 10:34pm - Add new comment

The Big East and West Virginia have yet to work out a resolution to their competing lawsuits, but there is a status hearing set for Thursday in the case filed in Rhode Island. 

By: Raider Buzz on February 10, 2012 - 2:10pm - Add new comment

A Southern Miss fan emailed me Thursday. Wanted me to drum up some support for the Golden Eagles to get consideration for Big 12 expansion. I have to admit. I hadn’t really thought of Southern Miss. So I told him I would consider the candidacy of Brett Favre’s alma mater.

By: Raider Buzz on February 10, 2012 - 4:16pm - Add new comment

Texas Tech's official mobile phone application revealed a full 2012 football schedule Friday.

By: Raider Buzz on February 13, 2012 - 4:57pm - Add new comment

While the Big 12 keeping us waiting for its football schedule, the conference should borrow an idea from college basketball and start a Big 12-Big East football challenge.

By: Raider Buzz on February 14, 2012 - 1:09pm - Add new comment

We told you it'd be a busy day on the blog today. 

West Virginia's officially joined for 2012, and the league followed