David Gibbs understands why outsiders might wonder about the composition of his staff.

February 26, 2015 - 4:35pm

David Gibbs might not be surrounded by a lot of experience, but he likes his numbers. The new Texas Tech defensive coordinator hired former Tech safety Brett Dewhurst, with whom he'd worked the last two years at the University of Houston.

February 26, 2015 - 4:33pm

New Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs will start to put his plan into place on Friday when the Red Raiders begin spring football practice.

February 25, 2015 - 5:24pm

Texas Tech defensive end Pete Robertson had a breakout season in 2014, racking up 12 sacks. Maybe next season, it'll be the other defensive end who breaks through.

February 25, 2015 - 7:15pm

Here is Texas Tech's pre-spring depth chart for the defense. All positions are according to defensive coordinator David Gibbs and co-defensive coordinator Mike Smith. DEFENSE Defensive end: Branden Jackson, Sr.; Gary Moore, So.; Talor Nunez, So.

February 25, 2015 - 6:22pm

TCU promotes former Tech DC Glasgow to co-DC (Talbot Blog)

It seems that TCU is loading up in former Texas Tech assistant coaches. The Associated Press reported today that TCU promoted safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross to co-defensive coordinators.

During a 2014 football season in which Texas Tech never knew from one week to the next what the performance level might be from its quarterbacks and receivers, a running back was often the team's most reliable weapon.

February 24, 2015 - 7:02pm

With his 75-yard touchdown run last season at Texas-El Paso and a 69-yard touchdown burst against West Virginia, Justin Stockton made the imaginations of Texas Tech coaches and fans run wild.

February 24, 2015 - 7:03pm

Ask Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury which is the more pressing need - offensive line depth or defensive line depth - and he answers without even pausing to deliberate. It's the offensive line for sure.

February 23, 2015 - 7:24pm

One defensive tackle Texas Tech might be without - for the spirng and maybe even the long term - is Donte Phillips. Phillips played in five of the first seven games of 2014 before he suffered a season-ending injury to his left shoulder in the Oct.

February 23, 2015 - 7:51pm