Kliff Kingsbury says he wouldn't be head coach at Texas Tech if not for West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen.

October 16, 2013 - 8:52pm

Tech QB Mayfield returns to practice

Quarterback Baker Mayfield was back at practice Tuesday, 10 days after he suffered a knee injury in Texas Tech’s 54-16 victory at Kansas. Mayfield was in full pads with the rest of the quarterbacks when media were allowed in to do post-practice interviews.

There was no indication of how much he participated or whether he can play in this week’s game at West Virginia.

Tech replaces Foster, other special teams shakeups under way

Texas Tech went to work this week trying to improve its special teams — an area that was a strength through five games, but sprang all sorts of leaks Saturday. Tech’s 42-35 win over Iowa State was made unnecessarily closer, largely because of special teams breakdowns. The Red Raiders allowed a kickoff-return touchdown, a turnover when a punt hit a return-team member, missed a field goal and had trouble fielding punts.

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October 16, 2013 - 10:03am

Texas Tech went to work this week trying to improve its special teams - an area that was a strength through five games, but sprang all sorts of leaks Saturday.

October 15, 2013 - 11:20pm

Around this time last year, when all the other Texas Tech players were streaming into the football building, they'd pass Austin Stewart on the way out. When the Red Raiders were getting ready for 2 p.m.

October 15, 2013 - 11:18pm

No. 16 Texas Tech's Oct. 26 game at No. 18 Oklahoma has been set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff from Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. The game will be broadcast by Fox.

October 14, 2013 - 11:21am

When West Virginia joined the Big 12 Conference, a trip to Morgantown shaped up to be foreign territory for virtually everyone in the Texas Tech football program - everyone except Branden Jackson, that is.

October 14, 2013 - 2:23pm

West Virginia game memorable to Amaro for more than one reason

Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro couldn’t have had a much better day last year against West Virginia — nor could he have had a much worse day. Amaro caught five passes for what remains his career high, 156 yards, and a touchdown, but he took a shot to the midsection that sidelined him for the last six regular-season games.