Patrick Mahomes is a proud Texas Tech alum and, with Quinn Ewers entering the transfer portal and considering the Red Raiders, is he recruiting already?
Ohio State quarterback Quinn Ewers entered the transfer portal on Friday night in a move that sent shockwaves throughout college football. After all, he was the No. 1 recruit for the 2021 recruiting class after he reclassified from the 2022 class.
In the wake of his transfer portal entrance, though, the talk of destinations for Ewers popped up. And among them was the Texas Tech Red Raiders, a home-state school for the Southland, TX native. As you may have heard, the university produced a pretty darn good quarterback recently, some guy named Patrick Mahomes.
Subsequently, it felt like less than a coincidence that Mahomes tweeted soon after the Ewers news broke a simple message that could be perceived as recruiting the transfer.
Quinn Ewers transfer portal: Is Patrick Mahomes trying to get QB to Texas Tech?
It does make a lot of sense. Texas Tech has long been a high-volume passing offense and Ewers has the ability to do exactly that in addition to plenty of opportunities for a 5-star player to come in and get to work.
In August 2020, Ewers committed to the Texas Longhorns before settling in Columbus. Ewers is also the first amateur athlete to land a $1 million+ NIL deal after taking advantage of the new rules.
All told, it doesn’t seem like a coincidence that Mahomes would be tweeting “WreckEm” about his Red Raiders immediately after Ewers entered the transfer portal if he wasn’t trying to send a message to the now-former Ohio State quarterback. The big question, though, is whether Ewers will get the message and if it’ll have any sway in bringing him to Texas Tech.