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Red Raider Gridiron: Updates on the Recruiting Visits this Weekend & Football Links

We have some updates on some of the players that visited Texas Tech this weekend as well as other Big 12 and Texas Tech links.

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Wanted to get the football stories all in one spot since there were a handful of football stories out since the weekend.

Hahnville linebacker Dwaine Thomas follows John Chavis to Texas A&M | -- Just trying to keep track of some of Texas Tech's targets.  This recent offer goes to TAMU.
2015 Wide Receiver A.D. Miller Decommits from Illinois after Kentucky In-Home Visit : Kentucky Sports Connection -- I get the feeling that Texas Tech is out on Miller, but I've been wrong before.
Report: Former Oklahoma Sooners Co-OC Jay Norvell To Join Texas Longhorns Staff - Crimson And Cream Machine and Texas Longhorns hire Jay Norvell as wide receivers coach - Burnt Orange Nation -- Sorta funny how this is all playing out with the coaching staffs.
Final IT Top 100: (26-50) - Inside Texas -- I think I'm going to compile all of this when 1 through 25 are released as I like this list and it looks like they put a lot of work into it.  RB Corey Dauphine checks in at #29 and OT Madison Akamnonu at #34
'It's not like I crossed them out': Why Ohio State is still alive for '16 DeSoto QB Tristen Wallace: Buckeyes recruiting | -- DeSoto QB Tristan Wallace committed to Texas Tech earlier this month and he is a 2016 player, so it's a long time until he would actually sign.  Anyway, it's not surprising that Wallace is leaving the door open and I really hope that we all get the process now, a player isn't actually committed until they sign, but the tone of the article was a little smug at the end and that rubbed me the wrong way, but Ohio State did just win that National Championship thing.
WV MetroNews – Column: Ranking the Big 12 football coaches by job security -- This was an odd list, but that's fine, Kliff Kingsbury is ranked #9 in terms of job security.
Texas Tech commit Lonzell Gilmore enjoys Tech official | Red Raiders -- Updates on Lonzell Gilmore, who says he won't be taking any other visits, Riley Daniel enjoyed his visit and Quan Shorts saying that his Tulane visit was okay and that he is committed to Texas Tech.  I think Shorts' saying that a visit was "okay" is the first time I've ever read that a player didn't love their visit (most of them do).  So, if you're ever wondering if a player enjoyed their visit, you can just assume that publicly the answer is yes, they had an awesome and fabulous time. I would also not put any stock into what a player says after a visit because, as you might imagine, most visits are intended to show the recruit a heck of a time.