Comparing the Performance Of Two Big 12 QBs

Last night, Texas Tech Red Raiders junior quarterback Steven Sheffield started in place of Taylor Potts, who was out with a concussion, against the Kansas State Wildcats. Sheffield was making his first collegiate start with his only prior experience coming in garbage time against Rice and about half a game against New Mexico last [...]

The Three Games Worth Watching Tomorrow

There isn’t a huge night cap tomorrow evening, with the biggest game of the day coming at the 3:30 ET hour between:

#9 Miami at #11 Virginia Tech: We have already stated our love for Jacory Harris on this site and, whether it’s fair or not, Harris has already leapfrogged Jevan Sneed on the [...]

Red Raiders Rollin’ On: Taylor Potts Lights Up Rice For Seven Touchdowns

The Texas Tech Red Raiders might have been missing former quarterback Graham Harrell when the season began, but it didn’t take very long for the new starter, Taylor Potts, to make everyone forget about Harrell. In his second career start at Texas Tech, Potts did something that Harrell was never able to accomplish even [...]

Taylor Potts Shaky In Debut

Texas Tech lost it’s best two players in school history last season in Graham Harrell and Michael Crabtree. This season, head coach Mike Leach looks towards Taylor Potts to provide some of what Graham Harrell did to the offense during his four years in school.

In my Q & A with Bruce Feldman of [...]

Michael Crabtree and Dwyane Wade Join Team Jordan

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade and San Fransisco 49er’s rookie Michael Crabtree have both signed multi-year deals with the Jordan shoe company, which is widely known as the best shoe brand in the world.

This deal for Wade may mean more than just an extra paycheck every year, because when Wade becomes a free [...]

The Life Story of Michael Crabtree

While enrolled at David W. Carter High School, Michael Crabtree was a star on the court and on the field. As a football player, Crabtree suited up as #5, taking snaps as a duel threat play caller. He could pass and he could run, and he could do both at an extremely high [...]

Should Texas Tech Retire Crabtree's Number?

I think the answer has to be yes.

The only problem that would be brought up is the fact that Michael left school after just two years as a Red Raider. However, looking at his numbers, you’d think it took 4 years to put them up. If the only issue with the move is [...]

Graham Harrell To Compete For Job In Cleveland

Graham HarrellFormer Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell will particiapte in rookie mini-camps with the Cleveland Browns in hopes of earning a roster spot come Week 1 of the regular season.

Mike Leach wasn’t so happy about his very successful quarterback going undrafted.

From the Dallas Morning News:

When I chatted with Tech coach Mike Leach late in the draft, he laughed when I asked for his thoughts about Harrell still being available. Leach, who reiterated his stance that Harrell was the best quarterback in the draft, said he was no more surprised than when Tom Brady slipped to the sixth round.

“The truth of the matter is that the NFL drafts quarterbacks notoriously bad,” said Leach, pointing to all the late-round and undrafted quarterbacks that have become elite players. “That’s indisputable. …

“I don’t have an answer for why they don’t have a skill for drafting a quarterback. Well, I think the priorities are out of order. Accurate and makes good decisions needs to be a priority, not something they need to teach him, because they don’t do that very well. Continue reading…

Leach Rips Mangini For Fasle Rumors About Crabtree

Texas Tech head football coach Mike Leach did not take well to false rumors that the Cleveland Browns started a few days before today’s NFL Draft.

Apparently, the Browns put out a report saying that they had taken Crabtree off of their draft board because of the attitude he showed during a visit to [...]

Seahawks Taking Either Crabtree or Curry

Peter King of is reporting that the Seattle Seahawks will either select Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree or Wake Forest Linebacker Aaron Curry with the fourth overall pick in today’s NFL Draft.

Originally, I had Sanchez here, but people I trust tell me it’s down to Crabtree or Aaron Curry. The Seahawks’ [...]