Tailgate Talks

by Brooks & Dustin

Two Texas Tech Red Raiders get together to discuss Texas Tech sports. Grab a cold one and pull on up to the tailgate and get our honest thoughts and emotions as fans, just like you. Wreck Em.

Podcast episodes

  • JT Toppin, Baseball Exits, and a Behren Pass

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    JT Toppin, Baseball Exits, and a Behren Pass

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    In this week's episode we discuss the addition of JT Toppin to the basketball team (2:31). We discuss what we are getting in a player like JT, what he can provide to elevate this team, and more. Then we discuss the end of the baseball season and the current exodus of players leaving the program (28:18). We briefly talk about the video of Behren throwing the football and looking healthy (41:17), some other Texas Tech news and then we discuss the Mavs and The Finals for our Final Shot (44:48) of the week. #WreckEM

  • Slow News May

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    Slow News May

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    We are back after a few weeks off to discuss the newest Red Raider basketball commit & potential transfer portal targets that could set us up for a huge year (3:24). Then we discuss the disaster ending to the baseball season and the Red Raiders baseball team clinging to their post season lives (31:43). We finish by giving our thoughts on how we are feeling about the upcoming football season and of course give our thoughts on the CFB 25' trailer that dropped (1:01:53). #WreckEm

  • The Hawk has Landed

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    The Hawk has Landed

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    In this weeks tailgate we check in on how we are holding up as the transfer portal finally comes to a close (2:26) and then we discuss the latest addition to the Texas Tech Basketball roster in Elijah Hawkins and what he adds for McCasland and the team. We do a quick shout out to the players drafted in last weekend NFL draft & a quick look at the baseball teams bumpy few weeks (25:36). Before we close out the tailgate we take a look at the first round of the NBA playoffs in our final shot (30:19). #WreckEm

  • The Portal Finally Gives

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    The Portal Finally Gives

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    In this weeks tailgate we discuss 2 key Red Raiders who are officially will be back for Grant McCasland next season (2:40) then we dive into the two newest Red Raider transfer portal commits (12:24). We talk about what's next for the staff after locking down two key pieces. Then we look back on what was a scary coaching carousel and how we handled the possibility of losing our coach yet again and what it was like rooting for Baylor to keep Scott Drew (32:08). We discuss the roller coaster baseball season after a tough 4 game losing streak (51:34) before our final shots as the NBA playoffs have arrived and Ludvig Aberg finishes 2nd in his first ever Masters appearance (57:10). #WreckEM

  • Texas Tech Basketball Offseason Preview with RC Maxfield

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    Texas Tech Basketball Offseason Preview with RC Maxfield

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    In this tailgate we had to bring RC Mayfield back to the tailgate after Pop Isaacs hit the portal to discuss all things Texas Tech Basketball and the offseason. We start off by discussing the Steffe tweet (3:30) and RC's reaction to it. Then we dissect how we ended up with Pop in the portal (7:30) and discuss the other names that have entered as well. We shift our conversation to an overall view of this portal/NIL era and discuss programs that have struggled and succeeded during this era (25:46). Then we discuss how Texas Tech will handle this portal season (1:00:48), RC gives us some names to pay attention to in the portal, Devan Cambridge news breaks, and we get his thoughts on the Final Four. #WreckEm