Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech’s Shimonek ready to take QB torch from Mahomes

Red Raiders’ coach Kliff Kingsbury says new quarterback Nic Shimonek, the team’s successor to NFL-bound starter Patrick Mahomes, should play “at a high level” next season as a fifth-year senior who is comfortable in the team’s spread offense.

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Texas Tech QB Mahomes to enter NFL draft

Patrick Mahomes, who has led all FBS players in total offense the past two seasons, will skip his senior season after receiving a second-round draft grade from the NFL advisory board. Mahomes’ departure creates a chance for Jett Duffey, a redshirt freshman from Mansfield Lake Ridge, to compete for the starting job in spring drills.

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Yu Darvish said he felt his strongest since surgery during Sunday's eight innings

Rangers ace Yu Darvish said he felt as strong on the mound as he has since having Tommy John surgery in March 2015 (Video by Stefan Stevenson).
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Yu Darvish said he felt his strongest since surgery during Sunday's eight innings 1:51

Yu Darvish said he felt his strongest since surgery during Sunday's eight innings

Jeff Banister discusses Yu Darvish's Sunday start 1:42

Jeff Banister discusses Yu Darvish's Sunday start

TCU catcher: Big loss was 'fuel for the fire' in series win against Baylor 0:39

TCU catcher: Big loss was 'fuel for the fire' in series win against Baylor

Burleson shooting leaves one brother dead, another wounded 0:44

Burleson shooting leaves one brother dead, another wounded