Texas Tech welcomed several new faces to the football program this morning. Kliff Kingsbury held a press conference with the media to discuss Tech's new signees and other topics regarding the football program in the offseason.
Coach Kingsbury started out by talking about this year's signing class including the players who enrolled early.
Kingsbury also had some good things to say about linebacker Dakota Allen, who is rejoining the team after being dismissed from the program last year.
Texas Tech coach Kilff Kingsbury on the signing class and Dakota Allen pic.twitter.com/yWnE1LgL1G— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury on the lack of defensive linemen taken in this year's class. Nelson Mbanasor is the only one in the class.
Kingsbury: Houston Miller and others from last years class made us comfortable with what we had at DL— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury on Dominic Panazzolo:
Kingsbury: we struggled last year in the kicking game, and he can help us immediately— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury says he expects Jett Duffey to be back in the fall and competing for a spot— Nicholas Ryan Talbot (@NicholasRTalbot) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury also talked about Tech's new offensive line coach Brandon Jones and what he'll bring to the table
Kingsbury on if defensive coordinator David Gibbs will be back this season:
Will David Gibbs be your defensive coordinator this year? pic.twitter.com/ML2V5hhcWG— Rockin' Pregame (@Rock101Pregame) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury on how the dismissal of Bronson Boyd will impact the future:
After the dismissal of Boyd, whats the plan at WR pic.twitter.com/6c9DXIt0Id— Rockin' Pregame (@Rock101Pregame) February 1, 2017
Kingsbury also talked about offseason workouts under coach Rusty Whitt