When Stars Align: Texas Tech's Shot at Greatness

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When Stars Align:  Texas Tech's Shot at Greatness

We have all heard about star-crossed lovers and those Cinderella stories. Hollywood loves making movie upon movie about those extraordinary stories that defy everyday happenings.

In today’s age, almost anything is possible with hard work and the right odds stacking in your favor, whether it be intentional or not.

Something that all college football sports fans have learned in the past three years is the fact that ANYTHING is possible. Yes, the probable has more of a chance to come to pass, but the possible has a likely chance as well.

Do I sound like Stephen Colbert now?

I’ve been watching too much Adult Swim during my beginning days of a summer holiday.

BUT with a new expansion to the east side of the Jones Stadium, an alumni parking garage to the north, a new coach, and rumors of changes to the team makeup of the Big 12, Tech has an energy growing that keeps fans wishing and hoping for something great.

Texas Tech football program has several claims to fame: It is the only Big 12 team to go to a bowl game every year since the beginning of the conference, it owns the largest bowl collegiate comeback, and it has one of the highest graduation rates in the nation.

That is all well and good, but it doesn’t explain the lack of conference title appearances and a glimpsing shot at the title game in 2008.

THAT is it.

With all the new changes coming Tech’s way, does Tech have a chance at the conference championship game—and even the national title?

If the stars align correctly, here is how it could happen…

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