COLUMBIA, Mo. — Among the items adorning a wall-length mural in Missouri’s meeting room is a November 2007 Sports Illustrated cover trumpeting the football team’s brief stay at No. 1.
Glory dashed, of course, by Oklahoma.
Tre Porter gets an earful of advice from his coaches on the Texas Tech defensive staff.
Being a freshman who didn’t have the luxury of redshirting, Porter hears daily about all the things he does wrong.
He also hears from defensive coordinator James Willis and defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson that he has what it takes to eventually do everything right.
EDITOR’S NOTE: TEXAS TECH RUNNING BACK BARON BATCH, A SENIOR FROM MIDLAND, OFFERS A-J READERS A LOOK AT COLLEGE FOOTBALL THROUGH A PLAYER’S EYES. BATCH’S COLUMN APPEARS EACH WEDNESDAY DURING THE SEASON.
In an odd twist, Tech ranks sixth in the nation in passing offense and averages nearly 34 points per game, but key cogs such as Detron Lewis, Tramain Swindall and Alex Torres are all having mundane seasons
From a Texas Tech press release ...
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech's Big 12 Conference game against rival Texas A&M at Kyle Field on Saturday, Oct. 30, will kick off at 2:30 p.m. and will not be televised.
Texas Tech has also announced that the Weber State game on Nov. 20 will kick off at 2 p.m. with no television slated.