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5-7, 6th in Big 12
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4dMax Olson

Texas Tech's biggest needs for 2017

Running back, offensive line and defensive back are three areas where the Red Raiders will need to improve on during the offseason.

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4dMitch Sherman

Ten bold predictions for the Big 12 in 2017

From QB derbies to thinking about a replacement for Bill Snyder at Kansas State to the playoff, we take a stab at the 2017 season in the Big 12.

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7dJake Trotter

Season report card: Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech had another season of record-breaking offense undone by a woeful defense, putting coach Kliff Kingsbury on the hot seat entering the fall.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech freshman quarterback Jett Duffey has been suspended by the university for the spring and summer, according the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The report of Duffey's suspension comes on the same day Patrick Mahomes, the nation's leading passer, publicly declared for the NFL draft.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury statement on QB Patrick Mahomes declaring for the draft: "Our staff is excited for Patrick's future in the NFL. He is a tremendous talent and the sky is the limit for him moving forward. We wish him nothing but the best."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

All things considered on Patrick Mahomes -- his help returning at Texas Tech (especially on defense), playing through injuries this year and his long list of accomplishments -- I can't argue with his decision to leave Lubbock. Though he'll be asked to play much differently at the next level, Mahomes' skills and his size make him a great NFL fit. He will likely be the QB to break the Tech mold.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II says the decision to go pro was difficult but he did receive a second-round grade from the NFL advisory board.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II announces he's entering the NFL draft.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech junior quarterback Patrick Mahomes II will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. CT Tuesday, presumably to announce whether he will be coming back to school or turning pro.

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24dJake Trotter

Big 12 mailbag: Happy holidays from "The Grinch"

From revisiting Oklahoma's handling of Joe Mixon after he punched a woman, to thoughts on Kansas State's future on the field, questions are addressed.

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25dMax Olson

Big 12's best offensive performances of 2016

The three most prolific performances of the Big 12 season came during one crazy and memorable game -- Texas Tech's 66-59 loss to Oklahoma.

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26dJake Trotter

Ranking Big 12's top true freshmen of 2016

The Longhorns lead our top 10 freshman list with three players, but there is good news for Texas Tech and Iowa State, which place two apiece.

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28dJake Trotter

CFB Rank: The Big 12's top 25 players for 2016

Oklahoma is the first team in seven years to go unbeaten in Big 12 play. So it's fitting that Sooners occupy the top two spots in our Big 12 rankings.