Memorial Day. I hope all of you have a safe and solemn Memorial Day. I have a baseball post ready to go when the regionals are announced at 11:00 am this morning.
Webb Q&A's. The LAJ is doing a few of Q&A's with QB Davis Webb and the one linked there is from Sunday, while this one is from today. There's not a lot there in that first Q&A other than Webb says he liked hockey growing up as a kid and he picked up playing golf recently with TE Jace Amaro. The second Q&A is about how Webb is looking to curb his turnovers, who said that he only threw 5 interceptions all spring and he was quite proud of that, but he also says that he's working on the turnover aspect of his game, but then he references Brett Favre, so I'm confused:
(Kicker Ryan) Bustin had a lot of field goals last year.
But yeah, that was the biggest thing I tried to work on was just limiting the turnover. Because if you don't turn the ball over, odds are you're going to win the game. I think it's just a lack of focus. You've got to focus.
We played so many plays. We played 90 to 110 plays a game. So you have a lack of focus two or three plays and it just happens those two or three plays were turnovers. So I guess focusing every play, treating it like it's a new play. It was kind of a cliche, but every day's a new day. When a play's over, it's over. If you make a good play, it's over. That's it. Next play. And that's one thing I really tried to work on.
I was a big Brett Favre guy coming up when I was a kid. He threw a lot of those kind of picks, too. It worked out for him.
The comparison to Favre is interesting because that's pretty much how I see Johnny Manziel, as a Favre clone, and Kingsbury learned to sometimes just let him do his thing because the good things will outweigh the bad. I think that's generally the attitude of most quarterbacks because they're quarterbacks. They don't mind taking chances and they have to have a short memory.
Moar Post Spring Power Ranking. Can anybody tell me the difference between a "power" ranking and just someone ranking something? Anyway, we have some post spring power rankings from Chuck Carlton and of all things, he has Texas Tech as the third best team in the Big 12 coming out of the spring. He also writes a little bit about the transition of Kenny Williams from running back to linebacker.
Things to Look Forward to in 2014. It's not just Texas Tech fans that are looking forward to year #2 with head coach Kliff Kingsbury, but so is Sports Illustrated and Kingsbury made #31 in their most recent list.
- The Weekender | May 23rd-25th
- The Recruiting Philosophy of Texas Tech, Kliff Kingsbury and Matt Wallerstedt: The Offense
- Texas Tech News, Notes and Links | BB Loses in 9th; Moore to CFHF; Kithuka & Kittley Honored
- Matt Wallerstedt's 3-4 Defense: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2013: Part 1
- 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship | #4 Texas Tech vs. #8 Oklahoma