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Five for 10: Red Zone O and Penalties

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has stated repeatedly the goal every year is to win the Big 12 championship. In order to do that the Red Raiders must win at least 10 games as the last team to win a Big 12 title with less than 10 regular season victories was Colorado back in 2001. With that in mind RaiderPower.com is doing a five-part series analyzing what Tech must do in order to get to 10 wins.

In the first year of King Kingsbury’s reign, the Texas Tech Red Raiders continued one gridiron tradition and broke with another. The tradition that lives on is the commission of numerous penalties, while the one in smithereens is converting red zone opportunities into touchdowns. With regard to the former, the Red Raiders finished 124th nationally in penalty yardage per game with an average of 7...

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