Kliff Kingsbury, Patrick Mahomes and Luke Stice met with the media Monday to talk about Saturday’s tough loss and what they’ll have to do to come out of Ames with a win. Here are the videos of the media sessions and a quick recap of their comments.
- Kliff acknowledged that offensive lineman Justin Murphy has retired from Texas Tech football due to injuries.
- He said that Da’Leon Ward and Jordyn Brooks should be back to practice mid-week.
- He also said that the colder weather is going to present a challenge.
Kingsbury said after WVU it was "if you are going to commit penalties you are not going to play" & that was key to improvement there.— RaiderPower.com (@RaiderPower2) November 14, 2016
- Kliff noted that the offense was much better and more effective when Demarcus Felton was in the game.
Kingsbury: Mahomes has kind of been a running back on his own but we have to find a way to hand it off and get more yards— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) November 14, 2016
Kingsbury: we are scouring the country for a grad transfer or a JUcO to replace what we lost on the offensive line— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) November 14, 2016
Kingsbury said "it's tough" losing all those offensive lineman that they have this year but confident in the guys they have coming in.— RaiderPower.com (@RaiderPower2) November 14, 2016
Patrick Mahomes and Luke Stice
- Let me start by saying that Luke Stice seems like a really, really good guy. I hope his future involves coaching and he becomes a GA at Tech.
- Patrick said that they had a better game plan going into Oklahoma State and outside of the first couple drives they were able to execute pretty well.
Mahomes on winning 2 and getting Bowl eligible: "need extra practices. You don't want to be home sitting there."— Pete Christy (@pchristy11) November 14, 2016
Mahomes said the offensive line played their best game this past week (despite not having Murphy) and he hopes that carries on.— RaiderPower.com (@RaiderPower2) November 14, 2016
Stice said he is pleased with the defense's performance lately and they need to keep playing at a high level.— RaiderPower.com (@RaiderPower2) November 14, 2016
Luke Stice on Iowa State: "you have to be ready to play. They compete well at home and we're excited to use that energy to our advantage."— Pete Christy (@pchristy11) November 14, 2016