Kingsbury says talent won out in making change at punter

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Texas Tech coaches took an unusual step Thursday night, replacing a senior, going on four-year starter — one who wasn’t a liability — with a talented but unproven understudy.

Sophomore...

Kingsbury says Brewer might be eased back into practice during open week

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Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer is getting closer to a return to practice, according to Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury. He’s been out with a back injury since early August.

“He...

The challenge for Matt Wallerstedt this week comes from more than the TCU offense

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In putting together his game plan this week, Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt has to consider more than TCU’s offensive personnel. Wallerstedt doesn’t want to be predictable,...

Richards making adjustment to D-line life on the inside

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With Texas Tech’s change in defensive coordinator and switch to a 3-4 front, Jackson Richards moved from defensive end to defensive tackle back in the spring. Then the adjustment took...

Jinks hears the chatter: What does RB Quinton White need to do to earn more time?

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There’s a football saying that the backup quarterback is the most popular player on the team. This week at Texas Tech, the most popular player might be the third-string running back....

Kingsbury: Brewer would need 'quite a bit' of practice, 'extended period of time' to be playable option

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Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury indicated Monday, Sept. 9, that he doesn’t anticipate a quick comeback for Michael Brewer, his most illuminating comments to date on the Red Raiders’ injured...

Tech injuries update: Carpenter, Davis 'day-to-day," Kingsbury says

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Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury on Monday said guard Beau Carpenter and inside receiver Jordan Davis are “day-to-day”, Carpenter with an ankle sprain and Davis with a tweaked hamstring. He said...

Red-zone defense helps Wallerstedt's crew offset 490-yard yield

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Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has said several times that the proliferation of spread-passing offenses makes giving up yards inevitable, so his goal is to force turnovers and limit teams to...

Tech co-DC high on camp performances from Barnes, Jenkins

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Co-defensive coordinator Mike Smith can foresee a day when Zach Barnes and Malik Jenkins are key players on the Texas Tech defense. When asked Tuesday which newcomers have a chance to help early,...

Fortenberry to open at right tackle for Red Raiders

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Rashad Fortenberry will start at right tackle in the season opener, Texas Tech offensive line coach Lee Hays said, after finally getting enough time in training camp to win the job. The 6-foot-5,...