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Nov. 3, 2012

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GETTING STARTED
• Weather conditions at kickoff: Cloudy skies; 62 degrees; Winds from the ENE at 6 mph.
• Today's game was televised on ABC and marked Texas Tech's fourth appearance on ABC this season.
• Today's game marked the 61st meeting between Texas Tech and Texas.
• Today's game marked the 970th all-time game in Texas Tech history.
• Today's game marked the fifth consecutive week that Texas Tech has faced a ranked opponent (No. 23) Texas. This is a new school record.
• Texas won the opening coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 2-7 this season in the opening coin toss.
• Texas Tech wore special Lone Star Pride uniforms, designed by Under Armour, in today's game against Texas.
• Senior safety Cody Davis made his team-leading 45th career start today against Texas. Offensive linemen LaAdrian Waddle and Deveric Gallington both made their 34th consecutive starts in today's game.
• Junior Derrick Mays made his first start of the season today at right corner.
• Today's attendance was 60,879 - a new Jones AT&T Stadium record. The previous record was 60,800 set earlier this season against Oklahoma (Oct. 6).
• Today's game captains were seniors Alex Torres and DJ Johnson.

Starters - (Offense) - (LT) LaAdrian Waddle, (LG) Beau Carpenter, (C) Deveric Gallington, (RG) Le'Raven Clark (RT) Terry McDaniel, (QB) Seth Doege, (RB) Eric Stephens, (RB) Kenny Williams, (Z) Alex Torres, (X) Eric Ward, (Y) Darrin Moore (Defense) - (LE) Dartwan Bush, (DT) Delvon Simmons (NT) Kerry Hyder, (RE) Jackson Richards, (NICKEL) Eugene Neboh, (MIKE) Will Smith, (SAM) Sam Eguavoen, (LC) Bruce Jones, (RC) Derrick Mays, (RS) Cody Davis, (LS) DJ Johnson

TECH'S LOSS. .
• Gives Texas Tech a 6-3 overall record and a 3-3 mark in Big 12 Conference action.
• Gives Texas a four-game win streak in the series against Texas Tech.
• Gives Texas an 47-15 all-time record against Texas Tech.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 129-75 career record.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 19-15 record as the head coach of the Red Raiders.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville an 0-3 record against Texas.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a career Big 12 record of 8-15.

EYE ON DOEGE
• Senior quarterback Seth Doege went 26-for-44 for 329 yards and one touchdown Saturday. With 44 passing attempts, Doege became the sixth Texas Tech quarterback in school history to reach the 1,000 career passing attempts plateau.
• Doege reached the 7,000 career passing yards mark in the first quarter of today's game.

NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
• Sophomore running back Kenny Williams scored Texas Tech's first points of the game on the Red Raiders' second offensive possession of the game. Williams scored on a one-yard touchdown run and tied the score at 7-7. The touchdown was his fourth of the season.
• Sophomore Ryan Bustin cut a Texas lead to 14-10 with 13:56 remaining in the second quarter. Bustin connected on a 29-yard field goal to give him his 10th field goal of the season.
• Bustin added his second field goal of the game with 5:03 remaining in the first half when he nailed a 41-yarder to cut a Texas lead to 21-13. The field goal gave him his fourth multiple field goal game of the season.
• Junior Eric Ward went over the 100-yard receiving mark early in the third quarter to pick up his third 100-yard game of the season and fifth of his career. He is the first Tech receiver since Alex Torres to compile back-to-back 100-yard games since Alex Torres did so last year against Kansas State and Texas A&M.
• Junior Eric Stephens caught his first touchdown pass of the season, an 11-yard strike from Doege, with 1:35 remaining in the third quarter to cut the Texas lead to 24-22. Texas Tech failed to convert on the two-point conversion attempt (incomplete pass to Ward). That touchdown reception also gave Stephens his 23rd career touchdown and that leads all active players. Senior Austin Zouzalik returned two punts for 41 yards - with the two returns he now has 49 during his career and is tied for 10th all-time at Texas Tech.

TEAM NOTES
• Texas Tech's first quarter touchdown extended a school record consecutive game scoring streak to 190 games. The streak dates back to October 25, 1997.
• Texas Tech had two 100-yard receivers (Eric Ward, Darrin Moore) for the first time since the 2011 season finale against Baylor.

 

 

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