Tech coach ponders position switch in starting offensive line

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It’s looked since the end of last season as if Baylen Brown and Justin Murphy would comprise the right side of the Texas Tech offensive line this year.

That’s still likely, though they...

Tech coaches decline comment on injured Bethel, Hinton

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Texas Tech cornerback Nigel Bethel and linebacker D’Vonta Hinton both were in non-contact blue jerseys at the end of Monday’s practice. 

Defensive coordinator David Gibbs and cornerbacks...

Barnes, Mitchell battling to back up Big 12 sacks leader

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Texas Tech coaches have wanted a more reliable backup the last two years for Pete Robertson so that he didn’t wear down late in games and over the course of the season.


Mike Jinks: 'Somebody's momma's going to be mad at me'

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Running backs coach Mike Jinks said it’s too early to tell whether Corey Dauphine might redshirt this year. The 6-foot, 194-pound freshman from Port Arthur Memorial rushed for 1,215 yards last...

Tech true freshman going with first team

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Breiden Fehoko’s lofty reputation as a recruit seems to be translating onto the field so far.

The second-semester freshman from Honolulu Farrington is running with Texas Tech’s first-team...

Right tackle never really a question with way Red Raiders view Murphy

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There’s been little question since last season ended that redshirt freshman Justin Murphy would take over at right tackle, the only offensive line position where Texas Tech lacks a multi-year...

Keenon Ward says he'll answer his defensive coordinator's challenge

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Another year, another defensive coordinator, another challenge to Texas Tech safety Keenon Ward to show he can tackle.

New DC David Gibbs said at the start of preseason practice he has “...

Happy to hyphenate: Tech noseguard says he wants world to know both his last names

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Texas Tech noseguard Rika Levi wore the name “Talolo-Levi” on the back of his jersey last season. He plans to continue it to honor both his parents, though he hasn’t had his name legally changed...

New Texas Tech lineman having to take it easy as leg heals

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Texas Tech offensive line coach Lee Hays is having to preach patience to newcomer Paul Stawarz as the transfer from College of DuPage (Ill.) works back slowly from a stress fracture in one of his...

Lee Hays has some hope for second-unit line, one of Tech's major question marks

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Texas Tech’s second-team offensive line — a big question mark — currently consists of left tackle Madison Akamnonu, left guard Emeka Okafor, center Tony Morales, right guard Robert Castaneda and...