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TEXAS TECH FOOTBALL MEDIA SUPPLEMENT | 2012

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TEXAS TECH ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS WWW.TEXASTECH.COM/MEDIA INFORMATION

Blayne Beal Associate AD

Travis Cram Trenten Hilburn Scott Lacefield Britton Drown Associate Director Associate Director Associate Director Assistant Director

Matt Dowdy Sheila Tucker Assistant Director Admin. Asst.

CONTACT INFORMATION Blayne Beal (Primary Football Contact, Men’s Golf) Associate Athletics Director Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (806) 790-7924 Email __________________ blayne.beal@ttu.edu Twitter ______________________ @BlayneBeal Travis Cram (Women’s Basketball, Multimedia) Associate Director/Director of Multimedia Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (806) 392-8805 Email ___________________travis.cram@ttu.edu Twitter ______________________ @TravisCram Trenten Hilburn (Men’s Basketball, Men’s & Women’s Tennis) Associate Director Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (806) 392-3543 Email ________________ trenten.hilburn@ttu.edu Twitter ________________________@THilburn Scott Lacefield (Secondary Football Contact, Baseball) Associate Director Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (817) 691-3786 Email _________________ scott.lacefield@ttu.edu Twitter ____________________ @ScottLacefield Britton Drown (Secondary Football Contact, Track, Soccer) Assistant Director Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (972) 679-5094 Email _________________ britton.drown@ttu.edu Twitter _____________________ @B_DrownTTU Matt Dowdy (Volleyball, Softball, Women’s Golf) Assistant Director Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Cell ______________________ (806) 928-5190 Email _______________ matthew.dowdy@ttu.edu Twitter _____________________@Matt_Dowdy Sheila Tucker (Office Manager, Reservations) Administrative Assistant Office _____________________ (806) 742-2770 Email __________________sheila.tucker@ttu.edu

CREDENTIAL REQUESTS Please direct all credential requests to the online credential portal located at www.texastech.com. Confirmation of your request will be made upon review by Blayne Beal. Credentials are limited to members of the working media who are assigned to cover Texas Tech Football. Please note that Texas Tech Athletics does not grant credential requests to freelance photographers. Credentials must be requested on-line by 5 p.m. of Wednesday each game week. All requests made game week will be held for pickup until 5 p.m. Friday at the Athletics Communications Office in Room 117 in the south end of Jones AT&T Stadium. Credentials not picked up by 5 p.m. Friday will be available at the Jones AT&T Stadium Will Call window on Saturday. Will Call opens three hours prior to kickoff. MEDIA HOTEL The Baymont Inn & Suites will serve as the media hotel for the 2012 season. Texas Tech has negotiated a rate of $99 per night for football season and $69 per night for basketball/baseball. Please call or email Sheila Tucker to make reservations. ROAD CREDENTIAL REQUESTS Please direct all credential requests for Texas Tech’s road games to the host school’s media relations/communications director. Please note that most schools request that you fill out on an on-line application in order to be considered for credentials. TEXAS STATE (Sept. 8) Rick Poulter rpoulter@txstate.edu (512) 245-2966 www.txstatebobcats.com IOWA STATE (Sept. 29) Tom Kroeschell tkroesch@iastate.edu (515) 294-3372 www.cyclones.com TCU (Oct. 20) Mark Cohen m.cohen@tcu.edu (817) 257-5394 www.gofrogs.com

OKLAHOMA STATE (Nov. 17) Gavin Lang gavin.lang@okstate.edu (405) 744-3875 www.okstate.com BAYLOR (Nov. 24 - Cowboys Stadium) Blayne Beal blayne.beal@ttu.edu (806) 790-7924 www.texastech.com PHOTOGRAPHERS Photo credentials and photo vests are to be properly displayed at all times and are good for press box access at all times. Photographers must stay behind the dotted line that surrounds the field and are not permitted in the team bench areas. Photo vests are distributed on game day in the press box. PRESS FACILITIES The Jones AT&T Stadium Press Box is equipped with both ethernet lines and wireless capabilities. For wireless access, contact a member of the Texas Tech Athletics Communications staff on game day. The press box has seating for 108 working members of the press and a dedicated photo workroom for up to 10 photographers. PARKING Media parking for the 2012 season will be located at the Texas Tech Greenhouse and the Texas Tech International Cultural Center. Media shuttles will transport credentialed members of the media from those parking areas to Jones AT&T Stadium. Please follow the instructions located on the back of your parking pass for access to each of these parking areas. MONDAY MEDIA LUNCHEON During the season, Texas Tech Head Coach Tommy Tuberville will hold a weekly media luncheon inside the football training facility, located next to Jones AT&T Stadium. The event will be held each Monday morning at 11 a.m. beginning on August 27 and running through Nov. 19. Coach Tuberville will be joined by requested players who are able to attend the event when class schedules do not conflict. Please submit your requested players for each Monday’s media luncheon by 2 p.m. on the preceding Sunday. Transcripts of each news conference will be available on the athletics web site (www.texastech.com) on Monday afternoon.

KANSAS STATE (Oct. 27) Kenny Lannou klannou@k-state.edu (785) 532-7977 www.k-statesports.com

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