The Red Raiders’ faithful continued a tradition from Lubbock home games on Monday night.
Texas Tech fans took their Lubbock tradition to Minneapolis during the national title game, tossing a tortilla onto the floor during the first half as the Red Raiders faced Virginia.
Tech threw a tortilla on the floor during the biggest game in school history. Damn it, I think I love them.— David Helman (@HelmanDC) April 9, 2019
Right now the nation outside of the Big 12 footprint is trying to figure out this tortilla thing.— Chuck Carlton (@ChuckCarltonDMN) April 9, 2019
The tortilla toss is common at Texas Tech football games, with the tradition reportedly beginning in 1989. Just one tortilla landed on the floor at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday night, but multiple were confiscated from fans in the crowd.
The Red Raiders trail Virginia 32-29 at the break. They are aiming for their first national title in program history.