Raiderland Rewind – A Quick Look At Texas Tech’s Meltdown In Morgantown

October 14, 2017

The recipe has been there all season for this loss for the Red Raiders. Poor special teams. Penalties. An offense that goes on the fritz at times and a defense that is still lacking enough depth to totally shut down an opponent for four quarters. Saturday in Morgantown it all came together in a 46-35 loss to West Virginia. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RAIDERLAND REWIND  Hyatt

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – September 24, 2017 – The NFL, Lake Meredith, Charles Schulz, Coach Archie Souter Edition

September 24, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – September 24, 2017       No matter how big your truck bed is, it will always be 1.5 inches short to load whatever it is you’re needing to move that day? Must be a Natural Law or something. Regardless of your politics, it’s an incredibly stupid business model to allow and encourage your workers to alienate and hack-off over half of…

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R&D Podcast: How Good Is Good Enough Vs Eastern Washington For Texas Tech Fans This Weekend?

August 30, 2017

The R&D podcast with David Collier from KAMC 28 and Red Raider Nation is back. Well, it never really left, but that sounds more dramatic… So, what does Texas Tech need to do vs Eastern Washington this weekend to make you feel good as a Red Raider fan? What is good enough? I invoked the 40-20 rule, which is famous but you just don’t know it… yet. What are you…

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20 Years Later – The First Family Feud At The Big 12 Baseball Tournament! Raiderland Looks Back This Week!

May 22, 2017

20 years ago, there was no Big 12 Baseball Tournament history. There was only Big 8 tradition mashed together with SWC teams all coming together in Oklahoma City in May of 1997. It was hot. It was incendiary at OKC’s All Sports Stadium. The old traditions of the Big 8 would clash with the new schools from Texas and it would all explode in a four-day festival of homeruns, big…

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Good, Bad and Ugly Weekend Recap – March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017

Good, Bad and Ugly Weekend Recap- Monday March 13, 2017   Good:  Texas Tech baseball took two of three from a talented UTSA team over the weekend. Could have been a sweep but the bullpen faltered in the 9th and gave away a great performance by Steven Gingery. Welcome to baseball. Have no doubt Tech will win a game in the 9th the shouldn’t. Heck. They may already have. Either…

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Feb 13 Weekend Review

Good, Bad and Ugly Recap for Monday 2 13 17     Good. Sturgill Simpson got to play music on The Grammy’s. Not enough to make me watch the whole show of course, but it is a start.   Chris Beard’s bunch played basketball at a pretty high level for most of Saturday against #1 Seed-In-Waiting Kansas. The junior class provided most of the firepower for the Red Raiders. That’s…

February 13, 2017
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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Feb. 6

February 6, 2017

The Good The Super Bowl Starting With Three Minutes Left In The Third Quarter. Really? I just had to delete three “Good” categories and re-write half this column. It was worth it to see that debacle of a collapse and greatness of a comeback. Tom Brady. Is the best ever? Maybe. Best of the generation and era? It’s not even close. For the most part in the past there were…

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The Good, Bad and Ugly – Jan. 30

January 30, 2017

Good   Texas Tech men’s basketball blowing the doors off of an LSU team they should have blown the doors off of. That hasn’t happened around here a lot over the past few years and it’s a good sign of the maturation of the program, first under Tubby Smith and now under Chris Beard. The expectation is to do that, particularly at home and they did. What Zach Smith is…

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