The Kansas Game
Video from practices, press conferences and games can be obtained via a download website, operated by Texas Tech Athletics. To obtain broadcast quality footage, log on to filehub.ttumedia.com. A username and password is required and must be obtained by contacting the athletics communications office.
MONDAY MEDIA LUNCHEON
Texas Tech's weekly media luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday inside the Football Training Facility, located near the southeast corner of Jones AT&T Stadium. All player interviews for the entire week will be conducted between 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the Football Training Facility or by phone (if requested).
Players will be available on Monday (by request). Please submit interview requests to Blayne Beal by 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. Phone interviews will be conducted between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Offensive coordinator Neal Brown and defensive coordinator Art Kaufman availability is TBA. Assistant coaches will not be made available.
TEXAS TECH PRACTICE SCHEDULE
The team will practice each day except for Monday and interviews will follow the schedule below:
Sunday - TBA (No Availability)
Monday - No Practice (Tubs/Players-Media Lunch)
Tuesday - 3:45 p.m. (No Availability)
Wednesday - 3:45 p.m. (No Availability)
Thursday - 3:45 p.m. (No Availability)
All practices are closed.
Members of the media who have not already requested credentials to Saturday's game must do so by 5 p.m. on Wednesday. All credentials must be submitted online at www.texastech.com/media. For assistance, contact Blayne Beal at (806) 742-2770.
Credentials will be issued to working press only. Press credentials are not transferable and use by anyone other than members of the working press is unauthorized.
The "Greenhouse" and ICC (International Cultural Center) are designated as media parking lots. Please follow the directions on the back of your pass in order to locate your assigned lot. Texas Tech will offer a media shuttle service (12-passenger vans) beginning 3 1/2 hours prior to kickoff. The shuttles will also run at halftime and will terminate once the final writer/photographer has left the press box upon the conclusion of the game.
MEDIA WILL CALL
Media Will Call is located at Gate 1 and will open three hours prior to kickoff.
Saturday's game will be televised by FSN.
News stations that will be bringing satellite trucks to the game on Saturday are encouraged to contact the communications office in advance for parking instructions. Satellite trucks are urged to arrive no later than Saturday at 7 a.m.
PRESS BOX - GAMEDAY SERVICES
The press box at Jones AT&T Stadium is located on level eight. Power outlets, wireless internet connection and ethernet lines are available.
Quarterly play-by-play, offensive and defensive statistics and quotes from players and coaches from both teams will be passed out as soon as they are compiled.
Final statistics, postgame quotes from both locker rooms and postgame notes will be made available to the media in the press box and electronically.
A pregame buffet will be served on the press level beginning at 9 a.m. There will be no post-game meal, so eat well at breakfast.
Working press photography credentials will allow photographers to work from the sideline in the areas designated by NCAA rules. The press box will have a permanent photo area for still photographers and ethernet lines will be provided. Photo credentials will usually be issued to only those newspapers having Sunday editions, specialized publications and television stations.
In an effort to insure the best possible working conditions for photographers, uniformed security personnel will be patrolling the sidelines. Anyone holding a photo pass and photo vest that is not actively involved in the coverage of the game will be escorted from the sideline. Similar procedures will be in effect in the press box.
TEXAS TECH POSTGAME INTERVIEWS
The Texas Tech locker room is closed to the media following the game. Coach Tuberville will conduct his postgame press conference in the Spike Dykes Team Meeting Room inside the Football Training Facility.
Requested players will be made available in a manner deemed most appropriate by Blayne Beal, Associate AD/Communications, with players being brought to the Spike Dykes Team Meeting Room following coach Tuberville. Media needs will always be the foremost consideration.
Texas Tech players and coaches will not do interviews on the playing field following the game with the exception of a brief interview with an originating, rights paying network or cable syndicator.
Texas Tech University is committed to a policy of equal access for both male and female reporters and photographers.
KANSAS POSTGAME INTERVIEWS
Kansas will conduct postgame interviews in the visiting team press room which is located just outside of the Texas locker room. The Kansas locker room is located in the southeast tunnel of Jones AT&T Stadium and is equipped with camera risers and seating for 15 people.
Please contact Katy Lonergan with the Kansas Athletics Media Relations office for postgame interview requests.
Postgame Fastscripts will be provided to the media for both Texas Tech and Kansas.