Texas Tech is on a three-game losing streak and fans had plenty to ask us. Without further delay, let's get right to it!
@vivathematadors Star Telegram put out an article on how Art Briles should be our next coach. What're yalls thoughts on all that nonsense— marroquin (@lamarroquin16) October 25, 2016
My thoughts are that there is no way Texas Tech brings him on as the next football coach if Kingsbury loses his job. Kliff has done an exceptional job of keeping the program clean since he arrived. Briles would bring so much negative press and attention to the team. based on what happened at Baylor.
@vivathematadors Kliff Kingsbury is awesome - what are some of the unique recruiting challenges that Tech faces?— Thomas Carlson (@Dtown_down) October 25, 2016
I think the biggest challenge is trying to convince top defensive recruits to come here. One on hand they will believe they could be a starter their freshman year. On the other hand they realize they could be playing for one of the worst defenses in college football. Kingsbury and Gibbs really need to focus these next few years on getting solid defensive recruits to come to Tech.
@vivathematadors what's Patty Mahomes's workout like? Does it involve throwing weighted footballs over mountains?— Jon Luke Ingle (@JonLukeIngle) October 25, 2016
It wouldn't surprise me if he does that during his free time since he has great arm strength and it seems to be getting better. Kliff speaks highly all the time about Mahomes' great work ethic on the field and off of it. I'm glad he's Texas Tech's quarterback!
@vivathematadors regardless of how bad KK does the rest of the year, is there any big name HC who would even consider us? Plus the buyout...— Cooper Burnett (@cooptr34) October 25, 2016
@vivathematadors would it even be worth firing him to try and start all over? 18 recruiting class makes me think not— Cooper Burnett (@cooptr34) October 25, 2016
I really don't know what head coach would consider Tech at this point. I obviously don't think Kliff will be fired anytime soon. If he was I think Texas Tech would strongly look at someone who is close to Kingsbury or maybe was a part of the Mike Leach coaching tree. Somebody like Dana Holgorsen would be a solid option, but I don't see West Virginia letting him out the door in the near future.
It would not be worth it to start over. Fans need to be patient with Kingsbury. I don't think people realize that he's still trying to find himself because he's one of the youngest coaches in the FBS. He's almost four years and still learning about being a college head coach.
@vivathematadors and what potential defensive players as fans can we look forward to? Jordyn brooks? Any solid freshmen secondary players?— Joshua Parsons (@JparsonsTTU) October 25, 2016
@vivathematadors could the debate be closed that Mahomes is the most gifted QB in the country after the performance against mighty OU?— Joshua Parsons (@JparsonsTTU) October 25, 2016
This defense is still very young for the most part. Other than Keenon Ward, Justis Nelson, Paul Banks, D.J. Polite-Bray, Luke Stice, Ondre Pipkins, and Kolin Hill, everyone else who's a starter is either a freshman or a sophomore for the most part. Jordyn Brooks has played well so far this season. If he can continue to develop and grow as a linebacker, I think he and D'Vonta Hinton can be special together. As far as secondary players, I have not seen much. I think Kevin Moore can be a solid corner in the future, especially because he's getting a lot of playing this year so far. It was tough losing Tevin Madison and Nigel Bethel, but I think there are a few defensive backs who can be good a few years from now. Some new talented recruits for Gibbs will also help.
I think Patrick Mahomes is the best quarterback in college football right now. I know there's Lamar Jackson and others, but he's definitely the most gifted. After the performance he had against Oklahoma, it's hard for the nation not to take notice of Pat's talent.
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