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Oct. 25, 1997

Red Raiders Upset Texas A&M, 16-13

LUBBOCK, Texas - Tony Rogers' third field goal of the game, a 47-yarder with 19 seconds remaining, lifted Texas Tech to a 16-13 Big 12 Conference victory over 21st-ranked Texas A&M.

After Texas A&M's Brandon Stewart tied the score at 13-13 with a 24-yard touchdown pass to Leroy Hodge with 5:51 to play, the Red Raiders (4-3, 3-1 Big 12 South) embarked on a 14-play, 51-yard drive that culminated with Rogers' field goal.

Rogers, a senior, had lost his starting job to Jaret Greaser in the middle of last season but was back in the lineup after Greaser suffered a broken right leg in the first quarter of last week's 29-0 loss to Nebraska.

Texas Tech has won three straight meetings with the Aggies for the first time since 1982-84 and snapped a six-game losing streak to ranked foes since defeating then-number eight Texas A&M in 1995. The Raiders are now tied for the South Division lead with Oklahoma State, which lost in double overtime to Missouri today.

Texas A&M (5-2, 2-2) has dropped consecutive games after beginning the year with five wins in a row. The Aggies still lead the all-time series, 31-24-1.

Scoring Summary

                 
Site: Lubbock, Texas    
Stadium: Jones Stadium
Attendance: 50513
Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
Texas A&M...........  3  3  0  7  - 13
Texas Tech..........  3  7  3  3  - 16
Field goal: A&M      Kyle Bryant (2)
PAT kick: A&M      Kyle Bryant
TD reception: A&M      Leroy Hodge
TD rush: TTU      Z. Lethridge
Field goal: TTU      Tony Rogers (3)
PAT kick: TTU      Tony Rogers
Kickoff time: 1:00 pm   End of Game: 4:15 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:15
Officials: Referee: S. Usechek; Umpire: J. Davidson; Linesman: D. Kapral;
Line judge: D. Bowers; Back judge: D. Ames; Field judge: J. Evans;
Side judge: R. Ryan;
Temperature: 37        Wind: N/NW 24   Weather: Clear gusty winds
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