Hey fellow red Raiders. this is a direct quote from this CNN article by Ben Brumfield, CNN updated 5:22 AM EDT, Thu September 27, 2012. I love it. "Over 30 years later, the first year of his final tour will kick off and wrap up in his home state of Texas. bq. "We start out in Lubbock and are going to go up there and play for a bunch of Red Raiders," Strait said. "That's always fun."