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Texas Tech football: Is this the year Tyler Shough finally puts it all together?

Dec 28, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Tyler Shough (12) warms up before playing against the Mississippi Rebels in the 2022 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

There was once a time when the Texas Tech football program could count on stellar quarterback play on a yearly basis. Particularly, during the Mike Leach era, it seemed as if 4,000-yard passers would just fall out of the sky and into the starting lineup for the Red Raiders.

However, recently, quarterback play has been one of the factors that has been one of the toughest issues for this program to sort out.