Days before Texas Tech’s two-time triple jump champion Ruth Usoro and signee sprinter Rosemary Chukwuma were scheduled to lace up the sneakers for Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, they learned they are unable to do so.
After the release of a Houston Chronicle article alleged the Universities of Texas and Oklahoma were pursuing a move to the Southeastern Conference in sports, Texas Tech Chancellor Tedd Mitchell is weighing in on the matter.
Texas Tech turned in the second-most Major League Baseball Draft selections of any team in the country Tuesday after Brandon Birdsell was picked in the 11th round followed by Dylan Neuse in the 17th round.
For the first time in history, NCAA student athletes may now capitalize on their name, image and likeness. It did not take long for some, including Red Raiders, to begin testing the possibilities this change now creates.