Texas Tech University

2500 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79409


Duane Nellis is the 16th president of Texas Tech University. He is a very smart man and has been a president of two other Universities. He believes in transforming and reforming Tech into something greater.


The mascot came from a coaches wife who saw the black and red colors and the culture of Tech. Around the area it is mainly Spanish so she gave them the nickname of the red raider. As for the horse it started off as a prank and is now a tradition and the mascot.