LUBBOCK, March 2030 - Red Raider Robert can't wait for the weekend.

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 8:20pm

Texas Tech's been in no hurry to replace the FieldTurf at Jones AT&T Stadium and the surface installed in the summer of 2006 is now in its 11th season.

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 9:14pm

Tevin Madison confirmed Wednesday he plans to transfer from Texas Tech. The cornerback was confirmed to be no longer with the team, shortly after the Red Raiders' win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday by Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 8:52pm

His coaches have been known to call D'Vonta Hinton the "Hit Man." For the time being, another description fits the Texas Tech linebacker: "Hurtin' Hinton.

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 7:54pm

Tyree Range's college-football aspirations took a hit two years ago when he suffered two torn knee ligaments and a torn cartilage. Now he believes he's better off.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:00pm

Texas Tech has used 11 true freshmen this season, and that'll be it, coach Kliff Kingsbury said Tuesday, unless injuries dictate otherwise.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 9:49pm

Paul Stawarz wound up playing college football in Texas at random. All programs recruit many players. Stawarz recruited programs, not that he targeted Texas Tech specifically.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 7:22pm

How former Texas Tech football players fared in NFL games last week: TE JACE AMARO Was ruled inactive in Tennessee's 16-15 win over Detroit on Sunday. The Titans improved to 1-0.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 7:18pm

Red Raiders map schedule, try to get healthy during off week

With Texas Tech having an open date Saturday, the Red Raiders are practicing Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning. The latter will be the equivalent of a Monday game-week practice to start preparation for Tech’s Sept. 29 home game against Kansas. Players will be off Wednesday for schoolwork and rest and again Friday while coaches scatter to recruit. ... Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said Tuesday it’s too early to tell whether starting OT Terence Steele (left ankle) will return for the Kansas game.

Red Raiders think freshman running back will benefit from limited role

Da’Leon Ward’s path to playing time at running back appears blocked in the short term, but Texas Tech coaches decided to use the true freshman for what he can bring to special teams.

The Dallas Skyline product tackled a Louisiana Tech kickoff returner at the Bulldogs’ 19-yard line Saturday.

Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said Tuesday he thinks Ward’s getting into the fray will help his development, even if his role doesn’t expand this season.