Kliff Kingsbury's Swaggy And Expensive-Looking Watch Is Probably Fake

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the man who has gone to great lengths to craft a "James Bond coaches football" image for himself, showed up at Big 12 media days sporting a very expensive-looking watch. People on Twitter were taken aback by the watch, a Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon model that retails for over… » 7/21/14 6:50pm 7/21/14 6:50pm

Grand Jury Clears Texas Tech Recruit Of Charges For Pick-Up Hoops Punch…

Nigel Bethel II was dismissed from the Texas Tech football team on June 29, a day after a scuffle with women's hoops leading scorer Amber Battle in a rec-center basketball game. Now he's been cleared of charges, and after viewing surveillance video that shows Battle punching Bethel first, the grand jury took the… » 7/16/14 3:27pm 7/16/14 3:27pm

"Go Back To Africa" Twitter Rumor Becomes Marcus Smart Story Canon

In the overnight hours after Marcus Smart shoved a fan in Lubbock at the end of Saturday's Oklahoma State-Texas Tech game, speculation ran wild about what might have provoked the Cowboys superstar guard to react in such a way. By morning, the narrative had been forged: Red Raiders superfan Jeff Orr told Smart to "go… » 2/09/14 12:25pm 2/09/14 12:25pm

TTU Footballers Urged To Be Active, And That Doesn't Count Video Games

Workout schedules for college football players can be complex, what with varying needs for strength/fitness/flexibility based on position and those ever-complicated NCAA limits on supervised activities. One thing's clear for Texas Tech players, though: video games don't count as "being active." » 5/07/13 4:47pm 5/07/13 4:47pm

Video: Texas Tech Coach Kliff Kingsbury's Swag Cannot Be Contained

When we last checked in with the Texas Tech football program, we were giggling like school children at this farcical email, sent from a booster to the school's deputy athletic director. Recall: the email was all about how to craft new head coach Kliff Kingsbury's image into one that would vault him onto the… » 3/29/13 10:40am 3/29/13 10:40am

Leaked Memo: How Texas Tech Could Craft The Image Of Its New Coach And…

A tipster sends along the following email, which was originally sent from Stephen Spiegelberg, a Texas Tech alum and proprietor of Lubbock clothing store Chrome, to Joe Parker, the deputy athletics director at Texas Tech. According to the tipster, the message was bcc'd to a few of Texas Tech's regents. The email seems… » 3/04/13 1:44pm 3/04/13 1:44pm

Tommy Tuberville Is Going To Cincinnati Even Though There Will Hardly…

Tommy Tuberville is going to fill Butch Jones's old ass groove at Cincinnati. Three years ago, coming off of a decade of success at SEC-powerhouse Auburn, going to a Big East team, even a strong Big East team, would have seemed crazy. Now, after three middling years at Big 12 Texas Tech, the most recent of which has… » 12/08/12 5:55pm 12/08/12 5:55pm

An Angry Tommy Tuberville Got Physical With One Of His Assistants On…

By all accounts, a ranked Texas Tech team at home ought to be spanking the hapless Kansas Jayhawks on the football field. Alas, the score's a bit tighter than one would expect—24-17 as of this writing—and Red Raiders mistakes have made head coach Tommy Tuberville a very angry panda indeed. It's enough to make him… » 11/10/12 2:42pm 11/10/12 2:42pm

Texas Tech And TCU Combine For 37 Points After The End Of The Fourth…

Texas Tech and TCU combined to score 109 points in an incredible game that took a solid four hours and saw a hundred or so lead changes. After excellent individual performances from Texas Tech QB Seth Doege, TCU WR Skye Dawson, TCU Kicker Jaden Oberkrom (who went an icy 11/11 on field goals and extra points to… » 10/20/12 7:56pm 10/20/12 7:56pm

Billy Gillispie Has Resigned As Texas Tech's Basketball Coach

You already knew he wouldn't be back, and now the official word out of Lubbock is that Gillispie—recently hospitalized for high blood pressure and stress—wants to focus on his health. The Red Raiders went 1-17 in the Big 12 in his lone season in charge (two years removed from his spectacular flameout at Kentucky), and… » 9/20/12 7:15pm 9/20/12 7:15pm

Georgia May Have To Self-Report NCAA Violation After Dumbass Fan Calls…

Steven Nelson is a cornerback for the College of the Sequoias, and as a three-star recruit on Rivals.com is one of the more anticipated juco transfers coming out after this season. He committed to Georgia back in February, but is keeping his options open and touring other interested schools. He reportedly loved his… » 8/21/12 3:25pm 8/21/12 3:25pm