• What Will The 2017 Texas Tech Football Team Be Known For? ? ?  – You Tell Us!
  • It’s Nice To Be Back – Is It Time For Football Yet?
  • A Sincere “Tribute” To Retiring Texas A&M Announcer Dave South From Raiderland
  • Things I’ll Never Understand – From Paying College Football Players To M*A*S*H, TCU Fans To North Korea.
  • Texas Tech Football Scrimmage Overreaction & Why College Football Should Play Preseason Games – The R&D Podcast In Living Color

Five Things We Know on a Sunday

One day, when my son gets older, I’ll be able to explain that I did not compromise the moral and intellectual teachings I’ve tried to instill in him over the years with my vote for President in 2016. John Baumann is going to wear very well in the Texas Country scene over the next few years. He’s got a lot of Robert Earl Keen in his song-writing. If you’re not…

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Instant Analysis – Texas Tech vs. Kansas State

The Raiderland Crew breaks down Texas Tech’s loss to the Wildcats in Manhattan. This One Was on the Offense Travis Cram Forget the fact that Texas Tech’s defense came into Saturday’s game in Manhattan ranked 112th in the nation and dead last in the Big 12 Conference – yes, they’re worse statistically than Kansas, Oklahoma State and Iowa State. Forget that they give up nearly six yards per play and allow…

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Happy Gameday from Raiderland

Happy Game Day in Raiderland and Happy Anniversary as well! That’s right, we’re celebrating a little one-month anniversary with y’all here in Raiderland this weekend. Hard to believe it’s been just a little over four weeks or so since we launched this new site; but time flies when you’re having fun and we’re having a blast. From day one our goal has been to be something different, something fun and…

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Cultural Index – Oct. 6

  Let’s talk about cars today. As some of y’all know I’m a huge NASCAR fan. I came by it honestly with my great-uncle running the Ford house in Amarillo in the 60’s and 70’s. He sponsored a great driver by the name of Kenny Stidd. If you know you’re racing history around these parts you know the name. Today’s Cultural Index Question asks about your first car. What was…

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What has the Biggest Impression on Us as Fans?

It’s a magical time to be a North Texas sports fan. It feels almost as if all the planets and things in the sports universe are aligning once more like a childhood dream. With the Texas Rangers starting the MLB Postseason today as the No. 1 seed in the American League for the first time ever, and the Dallas Cowboys off to a 3-1 start, it reminds me exactly of…

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Raiderland History Lesson – 1933

The 1933 Matador squad would turn in one of the finest seasons in the short history of the nine-year old Texas Tech College on the South Plains of Texas With only a loss in week one to SWC power SMU by a 14-0 score, the Matadors would be setting a tone in the early 30’s for a school knocking on the door for major conference recognition. The season finale would…

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SWC Rankings – Week 5

This week’s edition of the Southwest Conference rankings brought a shakeup to the top five. It pains me to say this, but the Texas A&M Aggies may very well be the best team in the Lone Star State. Another shake up to the standings was allowing Texas to fall in the rankings this week, by virtue of their only signature win coming over a 1-3 Notre Dame team. Texas may…

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