Back to the Texas Tech Red Raiders Newsfeed

Why it’s fair to put pressure on Matt Wells after dismal season opener

Last week, Houston Baptist surrendered 57 points to North Texas.

On paper, the Huskies have one of the worst defenses in the country. On paper, Texas Tech should’ve hung 70 on the middling FCS program. On paper, this game should’ve been over before the first quarter.

Instead, Tech trotted out an undisciplined football team that racked up 13 penalties and allowed 600 yards of offense in one of the more embarrassing season-opening performances in recent memory.

Last year, the underachieving Red Raiders could point to an unhealthy quarterback situation as the fundamental reason behind another sub-.