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  • Kingsbury appoints honorary team captain aboard USS Ronald Reagan

    Kingsbury appoints honorary team captain aboard USS Ronald Reagan

    Sunday, December 29 2013 11:00 PM EST2013-12-30 04:00:18 GMT
    The Red Raiders went aboard the USS Ronald Reagan on the San Diego Naval Base on Sunday before the big bowl game. Airman Mario Olivares from El Paso was selected by Kliff Kingsbury to be an official team
    The Red Raiders went aboard the USS Ronald Reagan on the San Diego Naval Base on Sunday before the big bowl game.
  • Texas Tech and Arizona State announce future football series

    Texas Tech and Arizona State announce future football series

    Thursday, December 26 2013 9:44 PM EST2013-12-27 02:44:26 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Texas Tech's match-up against Arizona State on Monday night in the National University Holiday Bowl will be a prelude to a two game home-and-home series announced by both
    Texas Tech's match-up against Arizona State on Monday night in the National University Holiday Bowl will be a prelude to a two game home-and-home series announced by both schools earlier today.
  • Red Raiders back to practice amidst distractions

    Red Raiders back to practice amidst distractions

    Monday, December 16 2013 6:56 PM EST2013-12-16 23:56:03 GMT
    It's back to business as usual for the Red Raiders. The players have been practicing over the last week, but Monday seemed back to normal for Texas Tech as the team prepares for the Holiday Bowl instead
    With Baker Mayfield's surprising transfer well behind them, and the "Sonny Cumbie-to-TCU" story becoming official on Monday, the distractions finally gave way to what matters most: preparing for 14th ranked Arizona State.
  • Texas Tech to face Arizona State in Holiday Bowl

    Texas Tech to face Arizona State in Holiday Bowl

    Sunday, December 8 2013 9:12 PM EST2013-12-09 02:12:51 GMT
    Texas Tech will face Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Dec. 30. We'll continue to update this story as we learn more. Copyright 2013 KCBD. All rights reserved.
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders will look to snap their 5-game losing streak when they face #16 Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl December 30th at 9:15 p.m. CST in San Diego, California.
  • Texas alive in Big 12, beats Texas Tech 41-16

    Texas alive in Big 12, beats Texas Tech 41-16

    Thursday, November 28 2013 11:46 PM EST2013-11-29 04:46:09 GMT
    The Red Raiders lost to Texas 34-16 in Austin on Thanksgiving Day. We'll have more updates for you tonight in the RaiderZone. Copyright 2013 KCBD. All rights reserved.
    Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5) ended its regular season with its fifth consecutive loss under first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury.
  • Goin' Band from Raiderland gives back

    Goin' Band from Raiderland gives back

    Thursday, November 28 2013 9:33 PM EST2013-11-29 02:33:30 GMT
    This morning in Austin the Goin' band from Riceland was creating music with drum sticks of a different kind. "I think it's just important to serve in general and so the fact that our band students wanted
    Thursday morning in Austin the Goin' band from Raiderland was creating music with drum sticks of a different kind.
  • Notes & Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 12 Press Conference

    Notes & Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 12 Press Conference

    Monday, November 25 2013 6:30 PM EST2013-11-25 23:30:04 GMT
    As if the Red Raiders needed any extra motivation to snap this four-game losing streak, it's Texas Week, which means the intensity level is already ratcheted up a notch. Both teams will come in well-rested
    As if the Red Raiders needed any extra motivation to snap this four-game losing streak, it's Texas Week, which means the intensity level is already ratcheted up a notch.
  • Jakeem Grant is Week 11 RaiderZone Player of the Week

    Jakeem Grant is Week 11 RaiderZone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 11:17 PM EST2013-11-20 04:17:16 GMT
    Sophomore Wide Receiver and overall gifted athlete Jakeem Grant is KCBD NewsChannel 11's Player of the Week following a solid performance against Baylor Saturday. Grant caught 6 passes for 72 yards and
    Sophomore Wide Receiver and overall gifted athlete Jakeem Grant is KCBD NewsChannel 11's Player of the Week following a solid performance against Baylor Saturday.
  • Bears run past Red Raiders in Arlington

    Bears run past Red Raiders in Arlington

    Sunday, November 17 2013 7:00 AM EST2013-11-17 12:00:14 GMT
    After a strong first quarter, the Red Raiders ended up losing to Baylor 63-34.
    The Baylor Bear offense racked up 338 yards on the ground and 673 total yards on their way to a convincing 63-34 win over Texas Tech at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Saturday.
  • Branden Jackson wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Branden Jackson wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 6:36 PM EST2013-11-12 23:36:25 GMT
    It's no secret that the Texas Tech defense has been struggling the last three weeks. Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Kansas State all dominated the Red Raiders, rushing for an average of 283 yards a game
    During the Red Raiders three-game losing streak, Jackson has been a steady force for a defense that's shouldered most of the blame.
  • Heroic Special Forces officer makes dramatic entrance into Lone Survivor Game

    Heroic Special Forces officer plans dramatic entrance to Lone Survivor Game

    Saturday, November 9 2013 10:09 PM EST2013-11-10 03:09:11 GMT
    Dana Bowman is a retired Special Forces officer, doing his part to honor the hundreds of Purple Heart recipients being recognized at the Texas Tech game Saturday. He plans to do it in style, by parachuting
    Dana Bowman is a retired Special Forces officer, doing his part to honor the hundreds of Purple Heart recipients being recognized at the Texas Tech game Saturday.
  • Kansas State tops No. 25 Texas Tech 49-26

    Kansas State tops No. 25 Texas Tech 49-26

    Saturday, November 9 2013 3:31 PM EST2013-11-09 20:31:54 GMT
    Despite the emotions of Senior Day and the Lone Survivor game, the Red Raiders suffered their third straight loss as Kansas State rolled to a 49-26 win. After Oklahoma and Oklahoma State ran the ball
    Despite the emotions of Senior Day and the Lone Survivor game, the Red Raiders suffered their third straight loss as Kansas State rolled to a 49-26 win.
  • Texas Tech looks to rebound against K-State

    Texas Tech looks to rebound against K-State

    Saturday, November 9 2013 8:00 AM EST2013-11-09 13:00:12 GMT
    It goes without saying, but Texas Tech could really use a win Saturday. After dropping back-to-back games against its toughest competition to date, the Red Raiders (7-2, 4-2) are suddenly reeling. They've
    It goes without saying, but Texas Tech could really use a win Saturday.
  • Jace Amaro wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Jace Amaro wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-11-06 00:09:52 GMT
    In a game marred by a poor defensive performance, turnovers on offense, and ultimately, Texas Tech's second straight loss, Jace Amaro continued to be the Red Raiders' bright spot, adding yet another monster
    In a game marred by a poor defensive performance, turnovers on offense, and ultimately, Texas Tech's second straight loss, Jace Amaro continued to be the Red Raiders' bright spot...
  • Notes & Quotes from Kingsbury’s Week 10 Press Conference

    Notes & Quotes from Kingsbury’s Week 10 Press Conference

    Monday, November 4 2013 5:16 PM EST2013-11-04 22:16:55 GMT
    The Red Raiders are suddenly reeling after dropping their second straight game over the weekend, 52-34 to Oklahoma State. The same symptoms that cost them a win against the Sooners reared its ugly head
    The Red Raiders are suddenly reeling after dropping their second straight game over the weekend, 52-34 to Oklahoma State.
  • Kingsbury talks Kansas State during weekly conference

    Kingsbury talks Kansas State during weekly conference

    Monday, November 4 2013 12:55 PM EST2013-11-04 17:55:02 GMT
    Kiff Kingsbury will be holding his weekly press conference along with senior defensive lineman, Kerry Hyder, and senior wide receiver, Eric Ward, on Monday, Nov. 4, at 11:45 a.m. Kingsbury will be answering
    Kliff Kingsbury will be holding his weekly press conference along with senior defensive lineman, Kerry Hyder, and senior wide receiver, Eric Ward, on Monday, Nov. 4, at 11:45 a.m.
  • Oklahoma State tops Red Raiders in shootout 52-34

    Oklahoma State tops Red Raiders in shootout 52-34

    Sunday, November 3 2013 8:30 AM EST2013-11-03 13:30:09 GMT
    In front of a sold out record crowd of 61,836, the Red Raiders fell behind early and fought back several times before losing to Oklahoma State 52-34. Billed as a Big 12 elimination game, the Red Raiders
    In front of a sold out record crowd of 61,836, the Red Raiders fell behind early and fought back several times before losing to Oklahoma State 52-34.
  • Red Raiders gun for redemption against Oklahoma State

    Red Raiders gun for redemption against Oklahoma State

    Saturday, November 2 2013 7:45 AM EDT2013-11-02 11:45:07 GMT
    Texas Tech (7-1, 4-1) lost for the first time under coach Kingsbury last week 38-30 against Oklahoma. Now the Red Raiders try to get back in the win column against a team they haven't defeated since the
    The recent Oklahoma State dominance has fueled the motivation Kingsbury has used on his team all week in preparation for Saturday.
  • Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State game reaches sellout status

    Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State game reaches sellout status

    Thursday, October 31 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-11-01 03:37:20 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Saturday's game pitting No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 12 Oklahoma State at Jones AT&T Stadium has reached sellout status. The last remaining tickets were purchased on Wednesday
    Saturday's game pitting No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 18 Oklahoma State at Jones AT&T Stadium has reached sellout status.
  • Eric Ward named KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Eric Ward named KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-10-30 00:26:19 GMT
    The most talked about matchup entering Texas Tech's game with Oklahoma centered around the Red Raiders Big 12 leading pass offense against the Sooners nationally top-ranked pass defense - a true battle
    The most talked about matchup entering Texas Tech's game with Oklahoma centered around the Red Raiders Big 12 leading pass offense against the Sooners nationally top-ranked pass defense - a true battle of will's that many believed would favor the home team.
  • Overnight rain could make for a rough night in Raiderville

    Overnight rain could make for a rough night in Raiderville

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 5:14 PM EDT2013-10-29 21:14:35 GMT
    The elements could make it a rough night for Raiderville residents, but fortunately, the people of Raiderville have a long relationship with the threat of bad weather. It seems as though Mother Nature
    The elements could make it a rough night for Raiderville residents, but fortunately, the people of Raiderville have a long relationship with the threat of bad weather.
  • Notes & Quotes from Coach Kingsbury's Week 9 Press Conference

    Notes & Quotes from Coach Kingsbury's Week 9 Press Conference

    Monday, October 28 2013 4:47 PM EDT2013-10-28 20:47:37 GMT
    For the first time this season, Coach Kliff Kingsbury addressed the media at his weekly Monday morning press conference following a loss. The Red Raiders came up just short in their toughest game of the
    For the first time this season, Coach Kliff Kingsbury addressed the media at his weekly Monday morning press conference following a loss.
  • Tech fans react to Saturday's loss

    Tech fans react to Saturday's loss

    Sunday, October 27 2013 10:51 PM EDT2013-10-28 02:51:45 GMT
    Everyone knew going to Norman, Oklahoma would be tough, but even with the daunting task ahead of them, fans still believed a win was possible for the Red Raiders.  After the dust settled the scoreboard
    Everyone knew playing against Oklahoma would be tough, but even with the daunting task ahead of them, fans still believed a win was possible for the Red Raiders.
  • Sooners outlast Red Raiders in Norman

    Sooners outlast Red Raiders in Norman

    Sunday, October 27 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-10-27 11:30:09 GMT
    Texas Tech suffered their first loss of the season Saturday night against Oklahoma. Oklahoma beat the Red Raiders 38-30.
    The Oklahoma Sooners outlasted Texas Tech in a back and forth game 38-30. Both teams had to endure an hour and fifteen minute rain delay before the game kicked off.
  • Kliff Kingsbury named 5 of the 6 hottest coaches of all time

    Kliff Kingsbury named 5 of the 6 hottest coaches of all time

    Friday, October 25 2013 1:20 PM EDT2013-10-25 17:20:00 GMT
    A sports website has named Kliff Kingsbury as five of the six hottest coaches of all time. SportsPickle.com published this list on Friday: 1. Kliff Kingsbury - Texas Tech head coach 2. Kliff Kingsbury
    A sports website has named Kliff Kingsbury as five of "The 6 Hottest College Football Coaches of All-Time."
  • Too soon to compare Kliff Kingsbury to Bob Knight?

    Too soon to compare Kliff Kingsbury to Bob Knight?

    Thursday, October 24 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-10-25 01:09:57 GMT
    It's been five years since the Red Raiders have made it to this point in the season without a loss. And right now, it feels good to be a Tech fan. Almost the way it felt in 2001 when legendary coach Bob
    Right now, it feels good to be a Tech fan. Almost the way it felt in 2001 when legendary coach Bob Knight joined the coaching staff at Texas Tech.
  • Jace Amaro named KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Jace Amaro named KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 10:27 PM EDT2013-10-23 02:27:59 GMT
    There was little argument who the best player on the field was in Texas Tech's 37-27 win over West Virginia. When you catch nine passes for 136 yards with two touchdowns, while leading your team back
    There was little argument who the best player on the field was in Texas Tech's 37-27 win over West Virginia.
  • Notes and Quotes from Coach Kingsbury's Week 8 press conference

    Notes and Quotes from Coach Kingsbury's Week 8 press conference

    Monday, October 21 2013 7:49 PM EDT2013-10-21 23:49:34 GMT
    Texas Tech proved resilient in their 37-27 victory over West Virginia, Saturday, scoring the game's final 21 points after falling behind 27-16 in the 2nd half. Now the unbeaten Red Raiders (7-0, 4-0)
    Texas Tech proved resilient in their 37-27 victory over West Virginia, Saturday, scoring the game's final 21 points after falling behind 27-16 in the 2nd half.
  • Amaro named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Amaro named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Monday, October 21 2013 3:38 PM EDT2013-10-21 19:38:39 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Texas Tech junior tight end Jace Amaro has been named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week after helping guide the Red Raiders to a 7-0 start to the season
    Texas Tech junior tight end Jace Amaro has been named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week after helping guide the Red Raiders to a 7-0 start to the season and to a 37-27 win at West Virginia last weekend.
  • Texas Tech rises to No. 10 in Associated Press Poll

    Texas Tech rises to No. 10 in Associated Press Poll

    Sunday, October 20 2013 2:30 PM EDT2013-10-20 18:30:15 GMT
    After a gutsy 37-27 win at West Virginia on Saturday, the Red Raiders have climbed even higher in the latest Associated Press Top 25. Texas Tech sits at #10 this week climbing four spots from last week. Tech's
    After a gutsy 37-27 win at West Virginia on Saturday, the Red Raiders have climbed even higher in the latest Associated Press Top 25.
  • Texas Tech braves the road and stays unbeaten

    Texas Tech braves the road and stays unbeaten

    Sunday, October 20 2013 2:13 PM EDT2013-10-20 18:13:25 GMT
    Texas Tech moves to 7-0, beating West Virginia 37-27. Next week, the Red Raiders are on the road to take on Oklahoma. Kickoff will be 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2013 KCBD. All rights reserved.
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders withstood 2 turnovers and a heavily penalized defense to stay undefeated and beat the West Virginia Mountaineers 37-27 in Morgantown.
  • West Virginia is new territory for No. 15 Red Raiders

    West Virginia is new territory for No. 15 Red Raiders

    Saturday, October 19 2013 5:19 PM EDT2013-10-19 21:19:17 GMT
    The 15th-ranked Red Raiders are looking for the fourth 7-0 start in program history this Saturday. This will easily be the toughest test for Coach Kliff Kingsbury's team this season as Tech travels 1,400
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders withstood two turnovers and a heavily penalized defense to stay undefeated and beat the West Virginia Mountaineers 37-27 in Morgantown.
  • SaDale Foster is KCBD's Raider Zone Player of the Week

    SaDale Foster is KCBD's Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-10-15 22:17:59 GMT
    The Red Raiders did just about anything they wanted on offense in the 42-35 victory over Iowa State. Texas Tech amassed over 660 yards of offense and put 42 points on the board. So naturally, this week's
    The Red Raiders did just about anything they wanted on offense in the 42-35 victory over Iowa State.
  • Webb named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Webb named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 5:49 PM EDT2013-10-15 21:49:19 GMT
    Texas Tech's Davis Webb has been named Big 12 Offensive player of the week along with Chis Whaley of Texas and Jarvis West of Iowa State. All three were honored for the first time by a panel of media
    Freshman quarterback Davis Webb has been named the Big 12 Conference Offense Player of the Week following his first career start against Iowa State where he led the Red Raiders to a 42-35 win.
  • Notes and Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 7 Press Conference

    Notes and Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 7 Press Conference

    Monday, October 14 2013 5:22 PM EDT2013-10-14 21:22:58 GMT
    Another week, another Red Raider victory discussed during Kliff Kingsbury's weekly Monday morning news conference. Texas Tech improved to 6-0 with a 42-35 victory over Iowa State, behind a signature performance
    Another week, another Red Raider victory discussed during Kliff Kingsbury's weekly Monday morning news conference.
  • 57,367 turn out for Texas Tech Homecoming

    57,367 turn out for Texas Tech Homecoming

    Saturday, October 12 2013 8:23 PM EDT2013-10-13 00:23:04 GMT
    Texas Tech University's school spirit was amplified at Saturday's game against Big 12 Conference rival, Iowa State University. The win not only makes Texas Tech bowl-eligible and keeps them undefeated,
    The win not only makes Texas Tech bowl-eligible and keeps them undefeated, but it is also a win for this year's homecoming game.
  • No. 20 Texas Tech remains undefeated

    No. 20 Texas Tech remains undefeated

    Saturday, October 12 2013 4:11 PM EDT2013-10-12 20:11:28 GMT
    Behind 3 touchdown passes from Davis Webb, the 20th Ranked Red Raiders moved to 6-0 and became bowl eligible with a 42-35 win over Iowa State in front of a homecoming crowd of 57,367 at Jones AT&T Stadium. The
    Behind 3 touchdown passes from Davis Webb, the 20th Ranked Red Raiders moved to 6-0 and became bowl eligible with a 42-35 win over Iowa State in front of a homecoming crowd of 57,367 at Jones AT&T Stadium.
  • Texas Tech gunning for first 6-0 start since 2008

    Texas Tech gunning for first 6-0 start since 2008

    Saturday, October 12 2013 9:16 AM EDT2013-10-12 13:16:29 GMT
    The Red Raiders are undefeated through five games for the first time since 2008, a season that saw Texas Tech rise to as high as No. 2 in the country. This Saturday, Tech looks to continue its best winning
    This Saturday, Tech looks to continue its best winning streak to start a season since that special year against the Iowa State Cyclones.
  • Tech homecoming pep rally and bonfire scheduled for Friday

    Tech homecoming pep rally and bonfire scheduled for Friday

    Friday, October 11 2013 2:29 PM EDT2013-10-11 18:29:22 GMT
    Texas Tech's homecoming pep rally and bonfire will begin with the homecoming march at 8:30 p.m. as the Goin' Band from Raiderland and spirit squads march along 18th Street to Urbanovsky Park. Pep rally
    Texas Tech's homecoming pep rally and bonfire will begin with the homecoming march at 8:30 p.m. as the Goin' Band from Raiderland and spirit squads march along 18th Street to Urbanovsky Park.
  • Texas Tech Homecoming 2013 schedule of events

    Texas Tech Homecoming 2013 schedule of events

    Thursday, October 10 2013 1:12 PM EDT2013-10-10 17:12:03 GMT
    Texas Tech University's homecoming, "Tech Loves the 90s" features a weeklong celebration of spirit and tradition.
    Texas Tech University's homecoming, "Tech Loves the 90s" features a weeklong celebration of spirit and tradition.
  • Kerry Hyder wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Kerry Hyder wins KCBD Raider Zone Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-10-08 21:38:44 GMT
    The Red Raiders got off to a slow start in Lawrence, Kansas, Saturday morning, falling behind 10-0 before rallying back for a dominant 54-16 victory. The main reason for the turnaround was the continued
    The Red Raiders got off to a slow start in Lawrence, Kansas, Saturday morning, falling behind 10-0 before rallying back for a dominant 54-16 victory.
  • Notes and Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 6 Press Conference

    Notes and Quotes from Kingsbury's Week 6 Press Conference

    Monday, October 7 2013 7:44 PM EDT2013-10-07 23:44:39 GMT
    It was an interesting Monday morning press conference for Kliff Kingsbury, following his team's 54-16 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks, as the injury status of Baker Mayfield dominated the conversation.
    It was an interesting Monday morning press conference for Kliff Kingsbury, following his team's 54-16 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks, as the injury status of Baker Mayfield dominated the conversation.
  • Mayfield injury not season-ending

    Mayfield injury not season-ending

    Monday, October 7 2013 4:36 PM EDT2013-10-07 20:36:11 GMT
    Baker Mayfield is still recovering from the injury he suffered on Saturday, but Coach Kingsbury says it does not appear to be season-ending. Kingsbury said that he has heard of no structural damage, but
    Baker Mayfield is still recovering from the injury he suffered on Saturday, but Coach Kingsbury says it does not appear to be season-ending.
  • Baker Mayfield leaves KU game with knee injury

    Baker Mayfield leaves KU game with knee injury

    Sunday, October 6 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-10-06 11:30:07 GMT
    Texas Tech Quarterback Baker Mayfield, who was well on his way to throw for over 400 yards versus Kansas, suffered an apparent right knee injury while stepping up in the pocket late in the 3rd quarter. Junior
    Texas Tech Quarterback Baker Mayfield, who was well on his way to throw for over 400 yards versus Kansas, suffered an apparent right knee injury while stepping up in the pocket late in the 3rd quarter.
  • Texas Tech takes care of Kansas on the road 54-16

    Texas Tech takes care of Kansas on the road 54-16

    Saturday, October 5 2013 4:31 PM EDT2013-10-05 20:31:05 GMT
    The Red Raiders are 5-0 after dominating Kansas 54-16 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. Watch for highlights and postgame analysis tonight at 6 and 10, and keep up with all our coverage online in the RaiderZone. The
    The 20th-ranked Red Raiders headed to Lawrence, Kansas with their minds on starting 2-0 in Big 12 Conference play for the first time since 2008.
  • Kingsbury will see familiar face across the field Saturday

    Kingsbury will see familiar face across the field Saturday

    Saturday, October 5 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-10-05 11:30:08 GMT
    This Saturday, Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders will be in Lawrence, Kansas to face Head Coach Charlie Weis and the Kansas Jayhawks. Kingsbury knows Weis all too well from his time spent as a
    This Saturday, Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders will be in Lawrence, Kansas to face Head Coach Charlie Weis and the Kansas Jayhawks.
  • TTU homecoming parade canceled

    TTU homecoming parade canceled

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 5:17 PM EDT2013-10-02 21:17:18 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University Texas Tech University's homecoming, "Tech Loves the 90s" features a weeklong celebration of spirit and tradition beginning Oct. 7. The week culminates with the homecoming
    The parade is canceled this year due to the football game kickoff set for 11 a.m. Oct. 12. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.
  • Texas Tech to induct eight into the Hall of Fame/Hall of Honor

    Texas Tech to induct eight into the Hall of Fame/Hall of Honor

    Thursday, September 26 2013 12:13 AM EDT2013-09-26 04:13:23 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University Texas Tech will induct six former student-athletes into its Hall of Fame and two others into the Hall of Honor on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
    Texas Tech will induct six former student-athletes into its Hall of Fame and two others into the Hall of Honor on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall.
  • Keeping the Red Raiders' 4-0 start in perspective

    Keeping the Red Raiders' 4-0 start in perspective

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 5:29 PM EDT2013-09-24 21:29:04 GMT
    Texas Tech is 4-0 for the third straight season and two games away from their 36th bowl appearance in school history. That being said, 4-0 has truly said nothing about Tech in the past two seasons. As
    Texas Tech is 4-0 for the third straight season and two games away from their 36th bowl appearance in school history.
  • Raider Red needs votes for mascot contest

    Raider Red needs votes for mascot contest

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-09-24 20:24:26 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University Raider Red, Texas Tech University's costumed mascot, and the reigning Capital One National Mascot of the Year, will defend his title beginning today (Aug. 29) in the
    Raider Red, Texas Tech University's costumed mascot, and the reigning Capital One National Mascot of the Year, will defend his title beginning today...
  • #25 Texas Tech remains undefeated

    #25 Texas Tech remains undefeated

    Saturday, September 21 2013 10:52 PM EDT2013-09-22 02:52:23 GMT
    Texas Tech beats Texas State 33-7 at the end of Saturday night's game. The win chalks Tech up to a 4-0 season so far. The Red Raiders also broke a new attendance record for the Jones AT&T Stadium, at
    In front of a new Jones AT&T Stadium record crowd of 60,997, the No. 25 Red Raiders moved to 4-0 with a 33-7 win over Texas State.
  • Texas Tech looks to avoid a letdown against Texas State

    Texas Tech looks to avoid a letdown against Texas State

    Saturday, September 21 2013 8:20 AM EDT2013-09-21 12:20:17 GMT
    Coming off an impressive 20-10 home victory over preseason Big 12 favorite TCU last Thursday, the freshly-ranked Red Raiders (3-0) look to avoid a letdown performance against FBS upstart, Texas State...
    Coming off an impressive 20-10 home victory over preseason Big 12 favorite TCU last Thursday, the freshly ranked Red Raiders (3-0) look to avoid a letdown performance against FBS upstart, Texas State (2-0).
  • Are rowdy Red Raiders taking it too far?

    Are rowdy Red Raiders taking it too far?

    Thursday, September 19 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-09-20 02:33:06 GMT
    We all know the effects game day can have on a fan, everyone gets a bit more rowdy. However, one Red Raider is asking his peers to stop with the disrespect. A Texas Tech senior shared his thoughts recently
    We all know the effects game day can have on a fan - everyone gets a bit more rowdy. However, one Red Raider is asking his peers to stop with the disrespect.
  • Texas Tech vs. Texas State game is all about cotton

    Texas Tech vs. Texas State game is all about cotton

    Thursday, September 19 2013 5:50 PM EDT2013-09-19 21:50:46 GMT
    This weekend is the second annual cotton game at Texas Tech University and for local cotton growers the relationship is more than just one game a year.   "It helps bring awareness to the community of
    Saturday, Sept. 21, is the second annual cotton game at Texas Tech University, and, for local cotton growers, the relationship is more than just one game a year.
  • Texas Tech and Houston agree to four-game series

    Texas Tech and Houston agree to four-game series

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 4:54 PM EDT2013-09-18 20:54:16 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech and the University of Houston have agreed to a four-game football series starting in 2017 in Houston and concluding in Lubbock in 2022. The
    Texas Tech and the University of Houston have agreed to a four-game football series starting in 2017 in Houston and concluding in Lubbock in 2022.
  • New era brings flood of donations back to Texas Tech

    New era brings flood of donations back to Texas Tech

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-09-18 20:39:29 GMT
    Donations to Texas Tech University have spiked. "We had a record year membership wise, we had a record year of financial contributions, for the first time ever we went over our scholarship fund goal as
    Donations to Texas Tech University have spiked.
  • Animal control working to catch the Red Raider Fox

    Animal control working to catch the Red Raider Fox

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-09-17 23:22:47 GMT
    ESPN suggested calling them the Red Raider Foxes after a guest appearance from a wandering animal made it onto national TV during the TCU game. A stray fox was spotted by ESPN cameras running behind the
    ESPN suggested calling them the Red Raider Foxes after a guest appearance from a wandering animal made it onto national TV during the TCU game.
  • Red Raiders taking Top 25 ranking in stride

    Red Raiders taking Top 25 ranking in stride

    Monday, September 16 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-09-16 21:33:26 GMT
    It took Texas Tech just three games to convince the Associated Press to hand out a Top 25 ranking to the Red Raiders, coming in at 25th in this week's AP Poll. Not bad, considering very little was expected
    It took Texas Tech just three games to convince the Associated Press to hand out a Top 25 ranking to the Red Raiders, coming in at 25th in this week's AP Poll.
  • Texas State game reaches sellout status

    Texas State game reaches sellout status

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:35 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:35:08 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Saturday's final non-conference game against Texas State at Jones AT&T Stadium has officially reached sellout status. The game will be televised regionally on Fox Sports
    Saturday's final non-conference game against Texas State at Jones AT&T Stadium has officially reached sellout status.
  • Red Raiders debut at no. 25 in Associated Press Poll

    Red Raiders debut at no. 25 in Associated Press Poll

    Sunday, September 15 2013 4:45 PM EDT2013-09-15 20:45:02 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics: Texas Tech's 3-0 start and win over No. 24 TCU on Thursday has propelled the Red Raiders into the national rankings as Tech debuted in the Associated Press poll at No.
    Texas Tech's 3-0 start and win over No. 24 TCU on Thursday has propelled the Red Raiders into the national rankings as Tech debuted in the Associated Press poll at No. 25.
  • Students set another attendance record for Tech vs. TCU

    Students set another attendance record for Tech vs. TCU

    Friday, September 13 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-09-14 03:40:42 GMT
    Sounds of school pride resonated throughout the Jones AT&T Stadium Thursday night as Texas Tech University went toe to toe with Texas Christian University. Fans flocked to their seats as students set
    Sounds of school pride resonated throughout the Jones AT&T Stadium Thursday night as Texas Tech University went toe to toe with Texas Christian University.
  • Texas Tech cheerleaders working hard for Red Raider spirit

    Texas Tech cheerleaders working hard for Red Raider spirit

    Friday, September 13 2013 10:35 AM EDT2013-09-13 14:35:02 GMT
    When you think about game day in Lubbock, you think about that moment when the team comes on to the field - the flags in the end zone after touchdowns and the famous "Raider- Power" chant - the sweet sound
    Behind the music and flags is one group of students who say it's their job to spur on that Red Raider spirit.
  • Texas Tech wins Big 12 opener

    Texas Tech wins Big 12 opener

    Thursday, September 12 2013 11:21 PM EDT2013-09-13 03:21:48 GMT
    The Red Raiders will take on Texas State Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. You can find complete coverage, slideshows, and exclusive interview video in the RaiderZone at http://bit.ly/17eAYR2. Copyright 2013
    In front of 58,702, the Red Raiders pulled out a thrilling 20-10 Big 12 conference-opening win over #24 TCU Thursday night.
  • Class attendance takes a hit as students struggle with Thursday game

    Class attendance takes a hit as students struggle with Thursday game

    Thursday, September 12 2013 8:33 PM EDT2013-09-13 00:33:55 GMT
    It's the first Big 12 conference game of Kliff Kingsbury's coaching career. TCU comes to town with all the national attention of a Thursday night game on ESPN focused on Lubbock. The Jones AT&T stadium
    All of the students reluctantly admitted they were going to go to class tomorrow.
  • Black out the Jones as Texas Tech takes on TCU

    Black out the Jones as Texas Tech takes on TCU

    Thursday, September 12 2013 7:13 PM EDT2013-09-12 23:13:29 GMT
    Texas Tech is asking fans to black out the stadium when the Red Raiders take on the TCU Horned Frogs Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and there are still tickets available. This
    Texas Tech is asking fans to black out the stadium when the Red Raiders take on the TCU Horned Frogs Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Texas Tech faces its stiffest test tonight against TCU

    Texas Tech faces its stiffest test tonight against TCU

    Thursday, September 12 2013 7:03 PM EDT2013-09-12 23:03:20 GMT
    Texas Tech rested its starters in the 2nd half of last weeks game, needing only two quarters to pull away. Chances are the Red Raiders can expect a full four quarters of action Thursday night. The 24th
    The 24th ranked TCU Horned Frogs invade Jones AT&T Stadium at 6:30 p.m. in front of a national TV audience on ESPN as the game marks the Big 12 opener for each team.
  • Red Raiders roll in home opener 61-13

    Red Raiders roll in home opener 61-13

    Sunday, September 8 2013 12:36 PM EDT2013-09-08 16:36:35 GMT
    Despite a delay to the start of the game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders home opener was a success as they topped Stephen F. Austin 61-13 at Jones AT&T Stadium. The Red Raiders had 731 yards of total offense
    Despite a delay to the start of the game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders home opener was a success as they topped Stephen F. Austin 61-13 at Jones AT&T Stadium.
  • Red Raiders gear up for home opener

    Red Raiders gear up for home opener

    Saturday, September 7 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-09-07 22:23:07 GMT
    Last minute preparations are in the works to iron out any kinks in Saturday's home opener. The band has its last rehearsal, the ticket office is ready for last-minute sales, and fans are gathering all
    Last minute preparations are in the works to iron out any kinks in Saturday's home opener.
  • Texas Tech's Peyton Ratliff is SI Cheerleader of the Week

    Texas Tech's Peyton Ratliff is SI Cheerleader of the Week

    Friday, September 6 2013 9:37 PM EDT2013-09-07 01:37:00 GMT
    Texas Tech Pom Squad Member Peyton Ratliff is Sports Illustrated's Cheerleader of the Week. She's from Victoria, Texas and this is her fourth year on the squad. Sports Illustrated has posted her photos
    She's from Victoria, Texas and this is her fourth year on the squad.
  • Red Raiders not looking past SF Austin

    Red Raiders not looking past SF Austin

    Friday, September 6 2013 5:27 PM EDT2013-09-06 21:27:55 GMT
    A new coach, a new quarterback and a new look at Jones AT&T Stadium will make Saturday's home opener extra exciting for the Red Raiders.  Coming off an impressive road victory to start the Kliff Kingsbury
    A new coach, a new quarterback and a new look at Jones AT&T Stadium will make Saturday's home opener extra exciting for the Red Raiders.
  • Fans urged to 'Stripe out the Jones' on Sept. 7

    Fans urged to 'Stripe out the Jones' on Sept. 7

    Friday, September 6 2013 12:55 PM EDT2013-09-06 16:55:05 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Texas Tech fans are urged to show their support for Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders by taking part in the first official Stripe Out of Jones AT&T Stadium when
    Texas Tech fans are urged to show their support for Coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders by taking part in the first official Stripe Out of Jones AT&T Stadium...
  • TTU ready to reveal $135 million renovation to Jones AT&T Stadium

    TTU ready to reveal $135 million renovation to Jones AT&T Stadium

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-09-05 01:56:56 GMT
    When eager Texas Tech fans show up for Saturday's game against Stephen F. Austin, they will be welcomed by a slew of new additions to the stadium. But perhaps the element that has most excited the public
    When eager Texas Tech fans show up for Saturday's game against Stephen F. Austin, they will be welcomed by a slew of new additions to the stadium.
  • Big 12 stumbles out of the gates

    Big 12 stumbles out of the gates

    Tuesday, September 3 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-09-03 21:15:45 GMT
    Arguably the second strongest conference in college football had a sub-par opening weekend. The Big 12 went 6-3 in their week one matchups, but two of the three losses were to FCS (Division 1-AA) schools. Defending
    Arguably the second strongest conference in college football had a sub-par opening weekend. The Big 12 went 6-3 in their week one matchups, but two of the three losses were to FCS (Division 1-AA) schools.
  • Mayfield named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Mayfield named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    Monday, September 2 2013 6:14 PM EDT2013-09-02 22:14:13 GMT
    Talk about making the most of an opportunity. Baker Mayfield, believed to be the first true freshman walk-on to start at quarterback in a season opener for a BCS team, was named Big 12 Offensive Player
    Baker Mayfield, believed to be the first true freshman walk-on to start at quarterback in a season opener for a BCS team, was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Ward shines, even as young guns dominate vs. SMU

    Ward shines, even as young guns dominate vs. SMU

    Monday, September 2 2013 12:02 PM EDT2013-09-02 16:02:36 GMT
    Friday night's season opening win over SMU belonged to the young guns. Kliff Kingsbury, the youngest head coach to roam the sidelines for a BCS school, earned his first career victory, while Baker Mayfield,
    "He's better than I even thought," Kingsbury said after the game. "We just made a conscious effort to get him the ball. It's good to have a senior like him out there with all the young players we have."
  • Mayfield leads Raiders to season-opening win

    Mayfield leads Raiders to season-opening win

    Saturday, August 31 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-08-31 12:00:11 GMT
    The Red Raiders earned their first win of the Kingsbury era Friday night, beating SMU 41-23. Freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield was taking snaps for the first time in his college football career in the Red
    Baker Mayfield claimed his place in history as the only freshman walk-on quarterback to start a season-opening game at a BCS school on Friday night.
  • Ford Stadium sold out for SMU/Texas Tech game

    Ford Stadium sold out for SMU/Texas Tech game

    Friday, August 30 2013 5:13 PM EDT2013-08-30 21:13:10 GMT
    SMU has announced that their ticket office will be closed on game day, which is a historic first for the stadium. The faceoff between SMU and Texas Tech is sold out. All reserved seats have been claimed
    SMU has announced that their ticket office will be closed on game day, which is a historic first for the stadium.
  • SMU facilities ready for the heat

    SMU facilities ready for the heat

    Friday, August 30 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-08-30 21:12:14 GMT
    Week 1 of Red Raider football begins tonight at 7 p.m. in Dallas, at Ford Stadium, on the campus of SMU. Red Raider fans are already arriving in Dallas, and if you're leaving this morning, be prepared:
    Week 1 of Red Raider football begins tonight at 7 p.m. in Dallas, at Ford Stadium, on the campus of SMU.
  • Sources: Baker Mayfield to start for Texas Tech

    Sources: Baker Mayfield to start for Texas Tech

    Friday, August 30 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-08-30 14:59:55 GMT
    The best kept secret is apparently out. ESPN.com reported Thursday night that true freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield will be the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders when they open the season 7 p.m.
    The best kept secret is apparently out. ESPN.com reported Thursday night that true freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield will be the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders...
  • Things to do in Dallas as Tech takes on SMU

    Things to do in Dallas as Tech takes on SMU

    Thursday, August 29 2013 9:05 PM EDT2013-08-30 01:05:30 GMT
    Before the ball kicks off on the field of the Texas Tech vs SMU game this weekend in Dallas, the party kicks off on the pavement.  The TTU Alumni Association is hosting a pregame party three hours before
    Before the teams kick off on the field, the party kicks off on the pavement as Texas Tech takes on SMU this weekend in Dallas.
  • Red Raider merchandise retailers seeing green as game approaches

    Red Raider merchandise retailers seeing green as game approaches

    Thursday, August 29 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-08-29 22:13:23 GMT
    Scoring touchdowns will be the main objective when Texas Tech University heads into Southern Methodist University this Friday evening.  While all eyes are on the ball there, all hands are on deck back
    Scoring touchdowns will be the main objective when Texas Tech University takes on Southern Methodist University this Friday evening.  While all eyes are on the ball there, all hands are on deck back at home as Red Raider merchandise retailers work to keep up stock.
  • Red Raiders wary of SMU defense

    Red Raiders wary of SMU defense

    Monday, August 26 2013 5:59 PM EDT2013-08-26 21:59:28 GMT
    Texas Tech football held its first weekly press conference Monday morning, as coach Kingsbury and Seniors Kerry Hyder and Bradley Marquez, fielded questions from the media about Friday night's Week 1 matchup
    Texas Tech football held its first weekly press conference Monday morning, as coach Kingsbury and Seniors Kerry Hyder and Bradley Marquez, fielded questions from the media about Friday night's Week 1 matchup with SMU.
  • What's your word for the 2013 Red Raiders?

    What's your word for the 2013 Red Raiders?

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-08-14 23:31:37 GMT
    Describing something in one word says so little, but can also say so much. With Kliff Kingsbury taking over at Texas Tech, this team is searching for their own identity. We asked players and coaches to
    With Kliff Kingsbury taking over at Texas Tech, this team is searching for their own identity. We asked players and coaches to sum up the Red Raiders in one word.
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