Of the six former LSU football players on the two teams in Super Bowl LV, five of them saw the field but the biggest performances were by Tampa Bay linebacker Devin White and running back Leonard Fournette.
Texas has re-hired former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young as a special assistant in the athletic department, bringing the College Football Hall of Famer back to the program after he was fired in 2019.
Ukwuachu’s attorney, William Bratton, filed the motion for rehearing on Dec. 3, arguing the court’s decision was “based on a factually inaccurate statement of the events at trial and a legally inaccurate statement of applicable law.”
The Tide finished perfect during a season that could not have been further from it as COVID-19 forced teams into quarantines and endless testing and uncertainty every single week with games played in mostly empty stadiums.
Devon Achane had two late touchdown runs, including a 76-yarder with 3:44 left that put Texas A&M ahead to stay, and the fifth-ranked Aggies beat No. 14 North Carolina 41-27 in the Orange Bowl to cap a winless bowl season for the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Notre Dame was picked Sunday over Texas A&M for the final College Football Playoff spot and will face No. 1 Alabama in the semifinals while Clemson and Ohio State were paired in the CFP for the third time.
In addition to head coach Matt Wells, Texas Tech has had eight other members of its coaching staff and various support personnel who utilize the Football Training Facility test positive in the past seven days along with one additional student-athlete.
Texas Tech learned its game time for its regular-season finale against Kansas Sunday night as the Red Raiders and Jayhawks will kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday from Jones AT&T Stadium. Television coverage will be provided by FOX Sports 2.
Playing Baylor at home at Jones AT&T Stadium for the first time since 2008, the Red Raiders rallied, getting a 25-yard field goal from Jonathan Garibay on the final play of the game to beat Baylor 24-23 Saturday afternoon.
Despite being 18-point underdogs and few giving them a chance, the Red Raiders battled the 8th ranked Texas all afternoon in front of 25% capacity at Jones AT&T Stadium, before falling 63-56 in overtime.
The SFA football team secured a marquee opponent to fill one more date on its 2020 fall non-conference schedule and will travel to face the University of Memphis inside Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 21.
Texas Tech Athletics have announced a “series of cost-cutting measures across the athletics department,” including salary cuts and the elimination of 40 positions, due to the economic impact of COVID-19.
The NCAA will not conduct fall championship events — a move that does not affect major college football — because not enough schools are competing in sports such as men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.
Texas Tech will implement a reduced capacity for Jones AT&T Stadium this fall. Every section will be affected by this change with the majority of the stadium being reduced to approximately 25 percent of our general seating capacity.