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Record-setting Texas Tech K Garibay into NFL draft

Jan. 16, 2022 17:58 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in school history. Garibay kicked a...

Smith leads Texas Tech past Leach's Bulldogs in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 00:09 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Donovan Smith threw for 252 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score, and Texas Tech beat Mississippi State 34-7 in the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday night. Tahj Brooks rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown and SaRodorick Thompson ran for 80 yards and a score...

Leach, Mississippi State take on Texas Tech in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 27, 2021 18:24 PM EST

While Mike Leach certainly has overhauled Mississippi State's football program in two short seasons, some of his fingerprints remain on Texas Tech years after he was fired by the Red Raiders. Leach will get his first chance to face off against one of his former programs and coach...

Mississippi State faces off vs Texas Tech in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 27, 2021 18:11 PM EST

Liberty Bowl: Texas Tech (6-6) vs. Mississippi State (7-5), Dec. 29, 6:45 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Mississippi State by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: Mississippi State 4-2-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE Mississippi State can...

Mississippi State to face Texas Tech in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 17:29 PM EST

Mississippi St. (7-5, SEC) vs Texas Tech (6-6, Big 12), Dec. 28, 6:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee. TOP PLAYERS Mississippi St: Quarterback Will Rogers, just a sophomore, leads the country in completions and completion...

Shapen starts as Baylor QB for injured Bohanon in B12 game

Dec. 04, 2021 12:24 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Shapen started for ninth-ranked Baylor in the Big 12 championship game against fifth-ranked Oklahoma State on Saturday, the second week in a row he replaced injured Gerry Bohanon. Bohanon hasn't played since...

Louisiana Tech taps Texas Tech's Cumbie as head coach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:55 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech has hired Texas Tech offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie as its next football coach. University officials announced the hiring Tuesday night and have a formal introduction scheduled for Wednesday. Cumbie spent this...

QB Bohanon uncertain for No. 9 Baylor for Big 12 title game

Nov. 29, 2021 16:36 PM EST

Baylor quarterback Gerry Bohanon's status for the Big 12 championship game was still uncertain Monday after missing the past 1 1/2 games for the ninth-ranked Bears because of a right hamstring injury. Coach Dave Aranda described Bohanon as “awfully eager” and said...

No. 9 Baylor in B12 title game after win over Tech, OSU win

Nov. 27, 2021 23:49 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda lauded his ninth-ranked Bears for the season they have had after getting their 10th win earlier in the day. Now, after a little help, they get to play for a Big 12 title. Blake Shapen threw for 254 yards...

No. 9 Baylor still a B12 title shot with win over Texas Tech

Nov. 26, 2021 09:04 AM EST

Texas Tech (6-5, 3-5 Big 12) at No. 9 Baylor (9-2, 6-2, CFP No. 8), Saturday at noon EST (FS1). Line: Baylor by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 39-39-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Baylor...