Mentally Tough

August 8, 2018

The Raiderland sat down with senior kicker Clayton Hatfield and new special teams coach Adam Scheier at local media day to preview the kicking game for the upcoming season. Dr. Bob Rotella often says that “Golf is a game of confidence and competence.” That it is not possible to underestimate the how important it is for golfers to be mentally tough in order to succeed at the highest level possible….


2018 Opponent Preview – Ole Miss

July 31, 2018

OLE MISS REBELS GAMEDAY: Sept. 1 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas 2017 RECORD: 6-6, 3-5 SEC RETURNING STARTERS: 12 (OFFENSE 8, DEFENSE 4, ST 0) HEAD COACH: Matt Luke (2nd Season, 6-6 overall and at Ole Miss) THE SKINNY Let’s face it – I’m not sure what the AdvoCare Kickoff committee was expecting for their 2018 Kickoff Game this season, but it may be the game of the unexpected…


Cultural Index Thursday – July 26

July 26, 2018

I’m just a sucker for awesome stuff when it comes to the movies. Ah, the joys of sharing a story and idea with your cohort. It often results in doing something you were not expecting to be doing. Am I right? Lucky for you all that meant me being on the site to share a Cultural Index with you all today. CNet recently published a story that the famous Mecum…


Raiderland Podcast – Texas Tech vs. West Virginia Preview

January 13, 2018

Here we go!! Perhaps the biggest matchup at home in Texas Tech men’s basketball history is about to begin today when No. 8 Texas Tech and No. 2 West Virginia face off at United Supermarkets Arena. This will no doubt be a great one and if you are lucky enough to have a ticket – be there, be loud and have a great time. You are going to see some…


A Game of Tweets: Texas Tech Falls to USF

December 23, 2017

I could type for hours about each thing that I noticed, stats analyzed, etc., on this bad loss in the Birmingham Bowl. But instead, let’s just tell the story through some fun tweets. Raiderland Recap – Game of Tweets style. Enjoy. Scene-setter, less than 10 minutes before kickoff here in Birmingham #USF #TexasTech — Joey Knight (@TBTimes_Bulls) December 23, 2017 Noted this a few days ago, but from #TexasTech's…


Raiderland Recap: Oklahoma Downs Texas Tech in Norman

October 28, 2017

It’s not like any of us came into this season or this week expecting a different outcome. Hopeful? Of course. But not expecting. And there’s a reason for that. Texas Tech is on a downward spiral right now. It now stretches to 10 quarters since leading West Virginia, 28-17 at halftime in Morgantown just two weeks ago. Since then, the Red Raiders have been outscored 109-47 including Saturday night’s 49-27 loss…


Raiderland Recap – Texas Tech Blows Second Half Lead to West Virginia

October 14, 2017

Final Stats   l   Rewind Podcast I was ready to write a different recap and column today. This was supposed to be the stamp on a newfound attitude and team. This was supposed to be the extra push for everyone to drink the Texas Tech Kool-Aid and be ready for a nice run in the Big 12 Conference. This was supposed to be about Kliff Kingsbury overcoming things and getting off…