The Red Raiders lost a close one in the Birmingham Bowl 38-34. The USF Bulls scored the game winning touchdown with 16 seconds left in the game. The Red Raiders end the season with a 6-7 record.
Texas Tech inside receiver Keke Coutee declared for the NFL Draft a day after the Birmingham Bowl. Coutee had 93 catches for 1,429 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
Junior linebacker Dakota Allen announced that he will return for his senior year of football. Allen was a second team All-Big 12 selection and had 102 tackles on the season.
Texas Tech was able to sign half of their Class of 2018 including three great wide receiver prospects. There are 12 in total that signed last week and they will all be on campus in January.