Symmank, Barden add interesting angles to Texas Tech kicker competition

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Texas Tech special teams coach Darrin Chiaverini said the competition to succeed kicker Ryan Bustin, who made a school-record 50 field goals, will be a four-man affair. The candidates are redshirt...

Kingsbury defines role for new Texas Tech staff addition Emmett Jones

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Former Dallas South Oak Cliff coach Emmett Jones started work this week in his new role as Texas Tech’s director of player personnel. It’s the second time Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has added...

Prized Texas Tech line signee will work to get weight up

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Texas Tech’s mostly highly rated offensive line signee, Mesquite Horn’s Conner Dyer, was offered scholarships by the likes by national championOhioStateandOregon.

His first order of...

Texas Tech announces football staff assignments

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Texas Tech officially announced its coaching staff assignments Wednesday in the midst of national signing day.

New defensive coordinator David Gibbs will coach safeties, which is no...

Petty says he expects to play next week after getting knocked out of Tech game

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ARLINGTON -- Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty said he felt good after the Bears' 48-46 victory Saturday against Texas Tech, but he was diagnosed with a mild concussion after a hit from Sam Eguavoen...

For Bustin, a record-setting day but a costly miss

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ARLINGTON -- Senior kicker Ryan Bustin took over the Texas Tech career record for field goals by making his 49th and 50th on Saturday in a 48-46 loss to Baylor. He came into the game sharing the...

Makeshift secondary a bright spot in Tech loss

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IRVING -- Texas Tech starting safeties J.J. Gaines (shoulder) and Keenon Ward (head) both missed Saturday's season finale against Baylor, as did top backup Jalen Barnes (head).


Kingsbury on Oakman knee: 'I did see it. They did not see it'

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IRVING -- Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman rankled Texas Tech’s side late in the first half of Baylor's 48-46 victory Saturday at AT&T Stadium.

Oakman and Bears end Brian Nance...

Texas Tech lineman expected to make yet another comeback attempt

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Texas Tech center Tony Morales is expected to make another comeback attempt, offensive line coach Lee Hays said, after missing this season with a knee injury.

“He’ll be here in the spring...

Smith on OSU transfer Mitchell: 'He's going to be one of our best players on defense'

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Texas Tech interim defensive coordinator Mike Smith doesn’t know where Mike Mitchell will play next season.

He just knows the transfer from Ohio State will play — and expects him to play...