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Nov. 2, 2013

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GETTING STARTED
• Weather conditions at kickoff: Conditions: Clear skies; 65 Degrees; Winds: SSW at 11 mph; Humidity: 24 percent
• Tonight's game was televised nationally by FOX. It marked Tech's second appearance of the season on FOX and just the sixth in school history.
• Tonight's game marked the 42nd all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Oklahoma State. Following tonight's loss, Texas Tech holds a 21-17-3 lead in the all-time series.
• Tonight's game marked the 983rd all-time game in Texas Tech history.
• Oklahoma State won the coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 4-5 this season on the opening coin toss.
• Tech wore black jerseys, black pants and black helmets in tonight's game.
• Redshirts freshman Keenon Ward made his first career start at strong safety.
• Tonight's game captains were Kerry Hyder, Terrance Bullitt, Eric Ward and Kenny Williams.
• Tonight's attendance was 61,836 - a new Jones AT&T Stadium record. The previous record was set earlier this season when 60,997 attended the Texas State game. Texas Tech has averaged 58,297 fans over five games this season which is an increase of 1,382 over last year's record setting season.

Starters - (Offense) - (LT) Le'Raven Clark, (LG) James Polk, (C) Jared Kaster, (RG) Beau Carpenter (RT) Rashad Fortenberry, (QB) Davis Webb, (RB) Kenny Williams, (TE) Jace Amaro, (IR) Jakeem Grant, (WR) Eric Ward, (WR) Bradley Marquez (Defense) - (DE) Branden Jackson, (N) Kerry Hyder (T) Dennell Wesley, (BAN) Pete Robertson, (WILL) Will Smith, (MIKE) Sam Eguavoen, (RAIDER) Terrance Bullitt, (BC) Bruce Jones, (FC) Derrick Mays, (FS) Tre' Porter, (SS) Keenon Ward

TECH'S LOSS...
• Gives Texas Tech a 7-2 record on the season.
• Gives Texas Tech a 4-2 record in Big 12 play.

BUSTIN SETS SCHOOL RECORD FOR FIELD GOALS IN A SINGLE SEASON
Junior Ryan Bustin set the Texas Tech school record for field goals in a single season when he booted a 32-yarder with 1:33 to go in the first half. That field goal gave him 18 for the season which breaks the record that he tied last season. He picked up his 19th field goal (26 yards) of the year early in the fourth quarter.

NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
Eric Ward scored the first touchdown of the game for the Red Raiders when he hauled in a 38-yard touchdown reception with 14:49 remaining in the second quarter. It was his sixth touchdown catch of the season.
Pete Robertson's 21-yard interception return for touchdown was the first by a Red Raider since Cody Davis had an 88-yard INT return last year at Texas State. The INT return cut the Oklahoma State lead to 28-17 with 5:17 to go in the first half.
Jace Amaro now has four-straight 100-yard receiving games and that is the most by a Red Raider since 2007 when Michael Crabtree had seven. He finsihed the night with a career high 15 catches and 174 yards. His 10 catches in the first half were the most by a Red Raider since Eric Ward tallied 11 in the first half against Baylor in 2011.
Kenny Williams two-yard touchdown run with two minutes remaining in the half cut the Oklahoma State lead to 28-24. Williams now has at least one touchdown run in five straight games which is the most by a Tech running back since Eric Stephens.
Keenon Ward picked up his first career interception midway through the third quarter.
• Amaro caught his first touchdown of the game with 4:31 remaining in the third quarter - a one-yard touchdown strike from Davis Webb.

TEAM NOTES
Ryan Bustin's 32-yard field goal with 1:33 to go in the first quarter extended Texas Tech's school record consecutive game scoring streak to 203 games. Of those 203 games, the Red Raiders have scored in double-digits 191 times.
• Texas Tech got its first blocked punt since the 2010 season late in the first quarter when Kerry Hyder got his hands on ball punted by Kip Smith. Jonathan Brydon was the last Red Raider to get a blocked punt when he did so at New Mexico in 2010.
• The touchdown catch by Eric Ward early in the second snapped a seven quarter drought by the Red Raider offense against Oklahoma State here at Jones AT&T Stadium.

 

 

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