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September 22, 2021 Morning Edition: Texas Tech Football News Roundup

This is your Texas Tech Stats, News, Rumors, and Commentary Roundup for the Morning of September 22, 2021.

Texas Tech Red Raiders 2021 Recruiting Class

Name High School Position Height Weight Stars Rating Hometown
Behren Morton Eastland PRO 6’2″ 185.0 4 0.9357 Eastland, TX
Jerand Bradley DeSoto WR 6’5″ 200.0 3 0.8889 DeSoto, TX
Cam’Ron Valdez Rockdale RB 5’10” 190.0 3 0.8795 Rockdale, TX
E’maurion Banks Rider SDE 6’4″ 260.0 3 0.8689 Wichita Falls, TX
Jed Castles Rider TE 6’6″ 215.0 3 0.8661 Wichita Falls, TX
Jack Tucker Argyle OT 6’6″ 270.0 3 0.8635 Argyle, TX
Mason Tharp Klein TE 6’7″ 225.0 3 0.8607 Spring, TX
Jacoby Jackson Mansfield Summit OT 6’6″ 320.0 3 0.8594 Arlington, TX
Charles Esters Cedar Hill SDE 6’3″ 230.0 3 0.8464 Cedar Hill, TX
Isaac Smith Wagoner WDE 6’5″ 235.0 3 0.8344 Wagoner, OK
Imari Jones Coronado CB 6’2″ 170.0 3 0.8226 Lubbock, TX
Cole Kirkpatrick Argyle WR 6’0″ 180.0 3 0.8003 Argyle, TX

Now onto the News, Rumors, and Commentary…

“Playing lots of plays against Florida International really helped the offense. Texas Tech’s defensive players are increasingly confident in the system and in their ability to make plays. Texas Tech’s tight ends are so big that they’re always open, even when they’re covered. Running back is a rhythm position, meaning that guys get better the more they play.”

Above is the summary of: Coordinators Yeager Shots, September 21… tap or click to check out the full article.

“This unit was solid for the Red Raiders and it was good to see the week before heading into conference play where you won’t get away with feeding one guy the ball the entirety of the game. Neither one of the backs went over 50 yards, but with the passing game going the way that it was it was nice to see that four different guys broke pretty long runs for the offense. It was good to see the pass protection improve in a big way this week. I’m hoping that this is sort of what this offense will look like going forward, with the running game also being a bigger part of the offense.”

Above is the summary of: Red Raiders take a huge step forward offensively as they cruise past Florida International… tap or click to check out the full article.

“Texas Tech had a lot of questions coming into this game against FIU. Tyler Shough was absolutely phenomenal this week and needs to continue this play if Tech has bowl game aspirations. Who will step up besides Erik Ezukanma? Tech really needed someone else to step up in the receiving game. Now Tech goes into conference play with confidence and an offense that looks completely revamped.”

Above is the summary of: Welcome to the party, Tyler Shough!… tap or click to check out the full article.

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