Oct. 27, 2012
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No. 14 Texas Tech Post-Game Notes
No. 3 K-State Post-Game Notes
Weather conditions at kickoff: Sunny skies; 43 degrees; Winds from the NE at 6 mph.
Today's game was televised on FOX. It marked Tech's first appearance on FOX since the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Jan. 2, 2009.
Today's game marked the 13th meeting between Texas Tech and Kansas State.
Today's game marked the 969th all-time game in Texas Tech history.
Kansas State won the opening coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 2-6 this season in the opening coin toss.
Texas Tech wore white jerseys, black pants and black helmets in today's game.
Senior safety Cody Davis made his team-leading 44th career start today against Kansas State. Offensive linemen LaAdrian Waddle and Deveric Gallington both made their 33rd consecutive starts in today's game.
Sophomore receiver Jordan Davis made his first career start at the "H" receiver.
Today's attendance was 50,766, which marked K-State's fourth home sellout of the season.
Today's game captains were seniors Eugene Neboh and Tyson Williams.
Starters - (Offense) - (LT) LaAdrian Waddle, (LG) Beau Carpenter, (C) Deveric Gallington, (RG) Le'Raven Clark (RT) Terry McDaniel, (QB) Seth Doege, (IR) Jakeem Grant, (H) Jordan Davis, (Z) Alex Torres, (X) Eric Ward, (Y) Darrin Moore (Defense) - (LE) Dartwan Bush, (DT) Delvon Simmons (NT) Kerry Hyder, (RE) Jackson Rich- ards, (WILL) Terrance Bullitt, (MIKE) Will Smith, (SAM) Sam Eguavoen, (LC) Bruce Jones, (RC) Eugene Neboh, (RS) Cody Davis, (LS) DJ Johnson
Gives Texas Tech a 6-2 overall record and a 3-2 mark in Big 12 Conference action. Snaps Texas Tech's three-game road win streak.
Gives Texas Tech an 8-5 all-time record against Kansas State.
Gives Tommy Tuberville a 129-74 career record.
Gives Tommy Tuberville an 19-14 record as the head coach of the Red Raiders. Gives Tommy Tuberville a 1-2 record against Kansas State.
Gives Tommy Tuberville a career Big 12 record of 8-14.
EYE ON DOEGE
Made his 20th consecutive start today against Kansas State.
Completed 35-of-50 passes for 331 yards with two touchdown passes.
Marked his sixth 300-yard passing performance this season and the 15th of his career.
Marked his third consecutive game - all during Big 12 play - with at least 300 yards passing.
He is the first QB this season to pass for over 300 yards against K-State... The last to accomplish the feat was Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden last year. Moved into 10th place on Texas Tech's single-season passing touchdowns list. Doege has 30 passing touchdowns this season.
Moved into fifth place on Texas Tech's career passing yards list. With today's effort, Doege moved past Billy Joe Tolliver (6,756 yards, 1985-88) and Zebbie Lethridge (6,789 yards, 1994-1997). Doege now has 6,971 career passing yards.
Reached the 1,000 career attempts mark becoming just the eighth player in Texas Tech history with over 1,000 career attempts.
Eric Ward WITH A CAREER-HIGH 161 RECEIVING YARDS
Recorded 11 catches for a career-high 161 receiving yards. His previous career-high for receiving yards was 151 yards against Baylor last season.
161 receiving yards marked his second 100-yard receiving game of the season and the fourth of his career.
Caught two touchdowns moving into a tie for sixth place on Tech's all-time career list with 21. He is tied with Wes Welker, Nehemiah Glover and Carlos Francis. Marks his third multiple receiving touchdown game of the season and the seventh of his career.
Now has 12 receiving touchdowns over his last eight games played dating back to last season.
NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
Junior wide receiver Eric Ward scored the first points of the game when he hauled in a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11:46 remaining in the first quarter. The touchdown was his ninth of the season.
Junior Dartwan Bush ended Kansas State's first drive of the game as he picked up his third sack of the season and the sixth of his career.
Sophomore Ryan Bustin nailed a 37-yard field goal with 12:37 remaining in the first half to give the Red Raiders a 10-3 lead. The field goal was his ninth of the year and
he is now 6-for-7 from 35-40 yards out.
Junior SaDale Foster cut Kansas State's lead to 27-17 with an 8-yard touchdown run with 6:18 remaining in the third quarter. It was Foster's third rushing touchdown of the season.
Senior Alex Torres now has at least one catch in 41-of-43 career games. He finished the game with three catches for 33 yards.
Sophomore running back Kenny Williams had 15 carries to equal a career high. It marked the third time during his career with 15 carries in a game.
Texas Tech scored on its first offensive possession for the fifth time this season as Seth Doege connected with Eric Ward on a 32-yard touchdown pass to give Tech an early 7-0 lead. The touchdown extended Tech's school record consecutive game scoring streak to 189 games.
Texas Tech held Kansas State to three points in the first quarter and that marks the fourth time this season that the Red Raiders have held an opponent to three points or less in the first quarter.
Kansas State blocked a 50-yard FG attempt by Tech's Ryan Bustin with 4:59 remaining in the second quarter. Prior to that blocked FG, K-State was the last team to block a Tech FG attempt as they did so in last year's 41-34 win over the Red Raiders.
Kansas State had an interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. It marked the second allowed this season by the Red Raiders (Oklahoma).