Texas Tech's reputation for high-scoring football didn't start just in the last 20 years. The 1953 Red Raiders averaged a nation-leading 38.6 points per game during an 11-1 season, and the 1954 bunch averaged 36.7 points while going 7-2-1.

December 1, 2014 - 11:30pm

  Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes owns the best passing day of the season by a quarterback who doesn't play for Washington State. Mahomes obliterated the Big 12 freshman record with his 598 yards passing in Saturday's 48-46 loss to Baylor. His teammate, Davis Webb, set the previous record of 462 yar...

December 1, 2014 - 12:06pm

Jakeem Grant knows connection with QB can improve (Talbot blog)

Jakeem Grant is excited for the offseason.


He knows the connection can improve with him and the quarterbacks.

With four touchdown passes for more than 40 yards against Baylor, the Texas Tech offense finally looked like it was realizing the potential that was being ruined by drops.

Grant caught five passes for 150 yards and a score in the two-point loss.

A nice send off for Bradley Marquez (Talbot Blog)

Bradley Marquez had faded the last few games.


But, the senior exploded in the 48-46 loss to Baylor, catching six passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught the last two touchdowns for Texas Teach – bot h40-yard bombs from Mahomes in the end zone.

Kingsbury expects competition at QB in the spring (Talbot blog)

Kliff Kingsbury expects there to be a quarterback competition in the spring.

That is, of course, the all stay at Texas Tech.

There was supposed to be depth and competition for this seasons’ starting spot. But, at the beginning of the season, it was all Davis Webb.

Patrick Mahomes was a freshman, Baker Mayfield transferred to Oklahoma and stirred up controversy there, and Michael Brewer transferred to Virginia Tech.

Texas Tech sophomore quarterback Davis Webb is expected to have surgery this week on his left, non-throwing shoulder.

November 30, 2014 - 1:28am

Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman rankled Texas Tech's side late in the first half of the Bears' 48-46 victory Saturday at AT&T Stadium. Oakman and Bears end Brian Nance sandwiched Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes for a sack on a third-and-10 play.

November 29, 2014 - 9:47pm

Baylor didn't even have to fight in a scrum for the ball. It popped right over to them - twice.

November 29, 2014 - 9:26pm

ARLINGTON - Art Briles doesn't want to fight a man living out of his car - a desperate man, a dangerous man. The Baylor coach said he'd prefer a fight with a man who seemingly has it all, a nice house, nice cars and three children at home.

November 29, 2014 - 11:47pm

ARLINGTON - All through this stinker of a season, a lot of Texas Tech football fans clung to one thought to console themselves. Not wait 'til next year. Wait 'til next year with Jarrett Stidham.

November 29, 2014 - 11:09pm