The Red Raiders are owners of a week one victory and a whole lot of teaching points.
It wasn't the prettiest of victories but a win is still a win as the Red Raiders put up the offense needed in a 42-35 win over Central Arkansas.
Also kicking off their season today was the Coronado Mustangs playing Weatherford down in Sweetwater.
Clyde Scott and Tanya Richards moved to Lubbock nine years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated their hometown. Nearly a decade later, they want to go back home.
Today was the league mandated deadline for teams to cut their roster to 75 players.
The offensive unit will look to cut down on the turnovers while the defense will look to create more turnovers.
The offensive line has plenty of returning faces. But some new ones could add some intrigue to the first couple of games.
The Coronado Mustangs have spent the last two seasons as the lone area school in the largest classifications.
The Cowboys fell to 0-3 in the preseason after their loss to the Miami Dolphins on Saturday night.
It’s game week on the South Plains as football as the Red Raiders are just five days away from kickoff but high school football begins on Thursday and we have some big games including the Frenship Tigers taking on El Paso Burgess.