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The Ramblin' Raiders Podcast was started by two Texas Tech Alumni to provide a fun, fresh take on everything related to Texas Tech Athletics. The Ramblin' Raiders will also be dishing out a wide variety of Hot Takes, accompanied with an inspirational segment they call the Matador Motivational.

Ramblin' Raiders


    • Oct 3, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 59m AVG DURATION
    • 169 EPISODES

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    Episode 163: No Luck in Manhattan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 50:47


    Join the Griffon brothers as they recap the tough loss to Kansas State this weekend. How good is K-State? Who played well for the Red Raiders? What has to change moving forward for Texas Tech to find more success? All these questions discussed and more!

    Episode 162: Horns Down in OT

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 63:46


    Join the Griffon brothers as they recap the home victory against the Texas Longhorns in OT! The guys talk personnel, culture, students storming, and other action across the Big 12. Don't miss the premium Texas Tech content.

    Episode 161: TTU Beats UH in 2OT Thriller

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 46:31


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they recap the epic 2OT thriller against Houston in the Jones! The guys also discuss other games during week 2 of college football and look at how they did against the spread in the Big 12 Pick Em!

    Episode 160: TTU Football Preview with RC Maxfield

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 83:25


    Jackson sits down with RC Maxfield to take a more in-depth look at this year's Texas Tech football team. The guys discuss: Kittleys offense, personnel, sleepers, and more! You don't want to miss the episode's money round either. Ramble On!

    Episode 159: Nick's Last Dance

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 89:45


    Ramblin' Raiders Family, join us as we say goodbye to our brother and CoFounder, Nick Thomson, on his final ep with Ramblin' Raiders Entertainment. We talk sleepers in the Big 12, TTU QB battle, and Zach Kittley's offense. Warning: get the tissues out! 

    Episode 158: Desert Power

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 84:19


    Join the Griffon brothers as the recap the events of the past few weeks in the world of Texas Tech. The guys discuss the beef between Texas Tech Twitter and TCU's recruiting coordinator, take a look around campus, and preview the upcoming college football season. Don't miss out on this premium Texas Tech content!  

    Episode 157: Defensive Breakdown w/ Marquis "Muddy" Waters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 49:25


    Jackson sits down with Texas Tech safety, Marquis "Muddy" Waters, to talk about this year's defensive unit! Discussion includes: young talent, difference in approach and schemes, and a deeper look at our new coaching staff. Don't miss this premium Texas Tech football content. 

    Episode 156: Conference Realignment SZN

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 75:46


    Join the Griffon brothers as they discuss the current hot topic in college athletics, conference realignment! They also take a look at the new Big 12 commissioner, Brett Yormark, and recap the mayhem at the Nathan's hotdog eating contest. 

    Episode 155: Ramblin' Raiders Athletes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 56:13


    Nick is back in the studio with Jackson to help get you through this Summer lull. The guys talk about the new Ramblin' Raiders Athletes initiative, as well as the new Big 12 conference make up for 2023, Kerwin Walton transferring in, and deciding on the best name for the new mascot. Don't miss out on this premium Texas Tech content!

    Episode 154: Post-Season Recap with Dillon Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 56:38


    Although it didn't end the way we wanted, the TTU baseball team had a hell of a season! Join Jackson and special guest, Dillon Carter, as they recap this year's season and look ahead to the future of the program. Dillon also opens up on his experience with TTU baseball. Don't miss this exclusive interview you won't get anywhere else!

    Episode 153: Regional Preview w/ Brandon Birdsell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 54:31


    The Road to Omaha has been laid and it's time for the Red Raiders to make their move! Join Jackson and Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, Brandon Birdsell, as they take a look at the Statesboro Regional. Brandon also talks about his pitching career at Texas Tech and how he's overcome adversity through the process. Can't miss content!

    Episode 152: Full Plate of Hot Takes w/ Laney Cakes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 73:24


    Lane makes his triumphant return to the mics as the guys cover everything from Mito Pereira and Ludvig Aberg, to NIL, new assistant coach Steve Green, Jimbo vs. Saban, and the new movie Vengeance! This has everything you want in a Texas Tech podcast by the fans, for the fans!

    Episode 151: Sit Down w/ Ludvig Aberg

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 54:10


    The Ramblin' Raiders sit down with Big 12 Tournament Champion, Ludvig Aberg! The guys discuss the post-season, what coach Sands has built in TTU golf, and Ludvig's PGA experience. The money round segment features an entertaining Q&A you don't want to miss! Enjoy 

    Episode 150: Spilling Some Tea w/ Austin Massey

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 82:14


    In this episode, Jackson and Austin Massey, with Inside the Red Raiders, spill the tea and discuss their thoughts on the recent ongoings with Texas Tech basketball. From Michigan player's accusations to Kevin McCullar transferring updates, this is exclusive content you don't want to miss! 

    Episode 149: TTU Track Update w/ Malik Metivier & Jacolby Shelton

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 55:58


    The Ramblin' Raiders hit the track with two of the fastest in the game! The guys are joined by Malik Metivier and Jacolby Shelton to discuss all things about the TTU Track and Field program, as well as take a look at the current season. Don't miss out on this exclusive interview!

    Episode 148: Who Should Be The Next Big 12 Commissioner?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 74:43


    Nick is back! The guys take a thorough look around what's happening on campus before discussing the vacancy for Big 12 Commissioner. Who are the best candidates to replace Bowlsby? Is Kirby Hocutt a front-runner or the most suitable option? Should Tech fans want to keep Kirby as AD? All this and more! 

    Episode 147: Mid-Season Baseball Breakdown with Keith Patrick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 88:35


    Get your hotdogs and tallboys ready cause it's baseball season! Jackson is joined by Keith Patrick with Red Raider Dugout and the Dinger Derby Podcast to discuss all things Texas Tech baseball! The guys breakdown this weekend's matchup against K-State, look around the Big 12, talk player personnel, and get deep about America's pastime. Don't miss out! 

    Episode 146: The Team We Needed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 63:01


    Join the Griffon bros as they recap the amazing run the Texas Tech Men's basketball team had this year! Why was this the exact team we needed? They also discuss TTU baseball, softball, and Men and Women's golf! The ending gets a little spicy when discussing action in the portal but at the end of the day, it's all love...

    Episode 145: Bring on the Dukies

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 48:22


    The madness continues into the Sweet 16! The guys recap the first round victories over Montana St and Notre Dame, and give credit to their good luck charm. Later, they discuss the epic clash between Coach K and Coach Adams, blue blood vs. new blood, Duke vs. Texas Tech! Why do the Ramblin' Raiders like Tech's chances? 

    Episode 144: Tournament Talk with Norense Odiase

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 77:13


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders and special guest, Norense Odiase, for this fun filled conversation around the NCAA tournament and the Texas Tech basketball program! This episode is loaded with funny stories and great memories and even some shared experiences. If you thought you were excited for March Madness, it's about to be taken to a whole new level! 

    Episode 143: Let's Go Dancing feat. Talkin' Tech

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 64:08


    The stage is set and the road to the Final Four starts out West! Join Jackson and the guys of Talkin' Tech podcast as they breakdown Texas Tech's region and their first round match up against Montana State! The boys also discuss: significance of location, potential upsets, and realistic goals for this Texas Tech team. This is a must listen for all the diehard Red Raider basketball fans who can't get enough of March Madness! 

    Episode 142: We're Going to the Ship

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2022 25:06


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders for this action packed mini episode! The guys talk about Texas Tech's run in the Big 12 tournament and break down what the Red Raiders can do against KU in order to capture their first Big 12 Championship in program history! 

    Episode 141: It's March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 77:30


    It's finally here…March! Join the guys in this content filled ep as they discuss: Tech baseball and softball, football recruiting, Lady Red Raider basketball, and recap the TCU and KSU games for men's basketball. What does Tech need to do to become a 2 seed? Did Jackson zest his first lemon? All this and more! #RambleOn

    Episode 140: Celebrate Good Times

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 78:18


    This Ramblin' Ep has everything you're looking for and more! The guys recap the OU and TCU basketball games as well as preview the upcoming home matchup against Baylor. Your favorite hot take segment is back, and this time...it's wedding themed! Join in on the toasts and celebrations during this all time Ramblin' Raiders Podcast ep!    P.S. More than one Big 12 coach gets told off in this episode and you don't want to miss it. 

    Episode 139: Gritty Wins for the Red Raiders

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 55:34


    Texas Tech basketball is on a roll! Nick and Jackson recap the emphatic and cultural win against UT at home as well as the resilient road victory against West Virginia. Later, they take a look at the upcoming matchup against OU in Norman. The guys also weigh in on the best case scenario in regard to seeding for Texas Tech come tournament time! Can't miss content from the Ramblin' Raiders!

    Episode 138: TTU Commit-Drew Steffe

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 22:22


    This episode features Jackson and 247sports contributor, Austin Massey, as they interview 4 star commit, Drew Steffe. The guys discuss the recruiting experience, what attracted Drew to Texas Tech, Drew's skillset and mental preparation for college ball, and how his family has helped him stay grounded. Can't miss content for Texas Tech basketball fans!

    Episode 137: The Witching Hour

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 79:49


    Jackson and Nick give a thorough breakdown of all aspects involving the looming Texas Tech vs. Texas game. They discuss the implications of Chris Beard's return and what the showdown with Mark Adams means to the fans! This ep has everything from Raiderville, "Dre Era" throwback jerseys, TTU basketball history, how Beard screwed up his departure from Tech, and deep analysis of the upcoming matchup...let the Witching Hour commence!

    Episode 136: Thriller in the Phog/MSU Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 76:34


    Despite losing to Kansas, this TTU basketball team has put the country on notice! Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they discuss: recruiting updates, a recap of the Kansas game, a preview of the Big 12/SEC showdown with Mississippi State and answer questions from Texas Tech fans. They also address the issue around a threat from a "fan" earlier this week. Enjoy and Ramble on!

    Episode 135: Back on Track; ISU Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 47:59


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they breakdown Texas Tech's road loss to K-State and home victory against the #15 Cyclones, on Tuesday. What did Mark Adams and Co due to exact their revenge from the conference opener in Ames? The guys also discuss rotation challenges for Mark Adams and who is playing with the hot hand for the Red Raiders. Don't miss Nick's football recruiting update either! Enjoy and Ramble On!

    Episode 134: Texas Tech Beats #1 Baylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 49:17


    Emergency Podcast! Down goes #1 Baylor, in Waco! Austin Massey, with 247sports, joins the Ramblin' Raiders to celebrate and breakdown the monumental victory against the Bears! Featured on this episode: Texas Tech's in game adjustments, Mark Adams and TTU coaching staff tribute, and Matt Mayer's shame after "the dunk heard round the world"! Enjoy and Ramble On 

    Episode 133: Big 12 Overview with Austin Massey

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 65:33


    247sports contributor, Austin Massey, joins the Ramblin' Raiders Podcast to discuss all things Big 12/Texas Tech basketball! Don't miss out on this high level analysis that includes: Big 12's national relevancy, dark horse teams to win the conference, who's overrated, recruiting update for TTU, and Austin's lighting round responses! Enjoy and Wreck'Em 

    Episode 132: Life After Liberty; No More Curses

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 63:49


    Join the Griffon Bros as they recap the Liberty Bowl victory and the 2021 Texas Tech football season! Included: a tribute to Sonny Cumbie, a Texas Tech dating cycle comparison featuring all coaches since Leach, and an absurd amount of movie quotes! Enjoy and Ramble On! 

    Episode 131: Showdown with the Pirate

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 76:12


    Give us liberty or give us the death of the "Curse of the Pirate"! Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they breakdown the upcoming Liberty Bowl match up against Mike Leach and Mississippi St; as well as give their predictions for the game. They guys also talk Texas Tech basketball, the metaverse, Craig James, new Spider-Man, and they also answer questions posed on Twitter from Red Raider Nation! 

    Episode 130: Jimmy V & Zach Kittley

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 45:18


    The Ramblin' Raiders are back in full with some heavy hitting Texas Tech content! The guys talk shop on the upcoming match up in the Liberty bowl against, Mike Leach, and Mississippi State, as well as discuss the new OC hire, Zach Kittley. In TTU basketball news, can Texas Tech out pace #13 Tennessee in the Jimmy V Classic? Tune in to found out! 

    Episode 129: Relax, It's Not March

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 36:07


    Lane and Nick of the Ramblin' Raiders recap the recent game against the Providence Friars, and plead with the fans to not be overly critical. With so much going on in the football program at home and around the country, they also give you their takes on what moves have been made and what moves need to be made.    For more Texas Tech related content, follow the Ramblin' Raiders on social media: Twitter/Instagram: @Ramblinraiders

    Episode 128: Bowl Games & Batcho

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 71:23


    Happy Thanksgiving from the Ramblin' Raiders! This episode is packed with Texas Tech recruiting updates, an OSU recap, Baylor preview, bowl game possibilities, and basketball talk! Don't miss out on all the latest in Texas Tech updates...we are thankful for our listenership and always thankful to be a Red Raider! 

    Episode 127: Are The Dark Days Over?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 53:11


    The boys survived Jackson's Bach party and are back to break down what has been an epic two weeks in the world of Texas Tech! They talk "Miracle on 19th Street", basketball, recruiting, meat judging, Scottsdale, and much more! You don't want to miss this all timer content! 

    Episode 126: #HiredMcGuire/ Basketball SZN

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 39:16


    The Ramblin' Men emerge from their silent retreat and give you all their takes on the new Head Coach in charge of leading the Texas Tech football program. Also the 1st men's basketball game is discussed and dissected.

    Episode 125: Coaching Candidate Carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 63:36


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they discuss the ongoing TTU HC search and the potential candidates left on the table! Could the West Texas Pirate return? Is Joey McGuire the chosen one who will redeem this program? This discuss and more! #RambleOn

    Episode 124: Happy Halloween ft. Gator

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 55:15


    We decided to take a break from the Texas Tech football scene to celebrate Halloween with our girl Gator! Gator and the Ramblin' Raiders discuss embarrassing Halloween stories, play would you rather, and talk up all things sooky szn... Don't miss out on this special ep! #RambleOn #LooseLips

    Episode 123: Matt Wells is Dune

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 91:12


    The Matt Wells era has officially ended... the guys assess the state of the program and the path that lead to this decision by Kirby Hocutt! They also talk up some potential new coaching candidates as well as the new Dune movie! Extra "spicy" content... #RambleOn

    Episode 122: Bowling for Soup & a W

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 38:38


    Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they preview the matchup against TTU and KSU this weekend, at the Jones! Can Tech become bowl eligible? Will Tech' D stop the run? All discussed and much more! #RambleOn

    Episode 121: Rock Sqwak'd Jayhawk

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 60:35


    The Red Raiders are back in the win column! Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they discuss the blowout win in Lawrence! The guys also highlight TTU volleyball, soccer, Micah Awe, and Men's Basketball! Don't miss the HT segment on how many more games Tech football will win to finish the season! #RambleOn

    Episode 120: Tough Look For TTU

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 71:38


    Despite a 4-2 record, TTU has looked suspect in critical junctures throughout this season. Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they recap the TCU game and discuss the future of Texas Tech football! TTU volleyball, soccer, and men's basketball are also highlighted! #RambleOn

    Episode 119: Fright Night in The Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 49:55


    Can the Red Raiders come alive in the night time?! The guys preview the upcoming match up against the TCU Horned Frogs in the "Battle for the Saddle"! Keys to victory for TTU, impact players, position groups, and score predictions are discussed! Can't miss content #RambleOn #WreckTCU For more Texas Tech related content, check us out on social media! -Twitter/Instagram: @ramblinraiders -Youtube/Facebook: Ramblin' Raiders Media www.ramblinraiders.com

    Episode 118: Against All Odds

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 63:46


    How big was that win for Wells? Join the Ramblin' Raiders as they discuss the victory over WVU in the John Denver Bowl! The guys also highlight our TTU Volletball team and the meat judging squad! Can't miss content! #RambleOn #WreckEm For more Ramblin' Raider Content, check us out on social media! Twitter/Instagram- @ramblinraiders Facebook- Ramblin' Raiders Podcast www.ramblinraiders.com

    117: John Denver Bowl

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 50:02


    Jackson previews the critical match up between Texas Tech and West Virginia while giving some perspective on the fractured TTU fanbase. What does TTU need to do to stay in the fight and win a big road game in Morgantown? Who needs to have a big day for the Red Raiders to pull off the upset? All of this discussed and more!

    Episode 116: Time to Talk About Wells

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 56:37


    Join the guys as they discuss the embarrassing , 70-35 loss to UT... what does this mean for the season? Is Matt Wells the right leader for the program? All discussed and more! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe if you like what you're hearing! For more Texas Tech related content, follow us on social media! Twitter/Instagram- @ramblinraiders Facebook- Ramblin' Raiders Podcast www.ramblinraiders.com

    Episode 115: Redemption for Wells in ATX?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 50:22


    UT Preview Ep! The Ramblin' Raiders breakdown the Big XII opening match up in ATX! Can Texas Tech stop UT's run game? Will Shough have another big day on the books? Predictions and all you need to know heading into this rivalry match up! #RambleOn #WreckUT For more Ramblin' Raiders content, check out out on... Instagram/Twitter- @ramblinraiders www.ramblinraiders.com

    Episode 114: FIU Live Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 34:19


    Tune into this new live episode of the Ramblin' Raiders Podcast! The guys get into the studio for an Instagram live episode to recap the FIU win and answer some questions from the listeners.

    Episode 113: Silver Lining: TTU's Defense

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 57:14


    New Ep Out! Despite the shaky performance, Texas Tech football is 2-0! Join the Griffon bros as they breakdown the positives and negatives of the SFA game! The Look Around Campus features updates on volleyball, soccer, and a partnership with the KC Chiefs. Jackson also puts it all on the line with a risky wager you don't want to miss! #Wreckem #RambleOn Follow us on social media: Instagram/Twitter- @ramblinraiders Facebook- Ramblin' Raiders Podcast

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