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2004 Texas Tech Football
Red Raiders vs. Baylor (Jones SBC Stadium, Lubbock, Texas)
November 6, 2004

Postgame Notes

GETTING STARTED

  • Baylor won the coin toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff. Texas Tech has now lost the opening coin toss five times this season including four consecutive games.
  • Junior offensive lineman Bryan Kegans made his first career start today in replacement of Manuel Ramirez who did not suit up for today's game.
    Starters - (Offense) - (LT) Daniel Loper, (LG) Cody Campbell, (C) Dylan Gandy, (RG) E.J. Whitley, (RT) Bryan Kegans, (QB) Sonny Cumbie, (F) Taurean Henderson, (BH) Clay McGuire, (X) Jarrett Hicks, (Y) Joey Hawkins, (Z) Cody Fuller (Defense) - (LE) Seth Nitschmann, (NT) Chris Hudler, (DT) Dek Bake, (RE) Adell Duckett, (SAM) John Saldi, (MIKE) Brock Stratton, (WILL) Mike Smith, (LC) Antonio Huffman, (SS) Josh Rangel, (FS) Vincent Meeks, (RC) Khalid Naziruddin
     

     

    GOING BOWLING!
    Texas Tech can begin making its annual football plans for the Holidays as the Red Raiders are bowl eligible for the 12th straight year. Tech is one of just three teams (Nebraska and Kansas State are the other two) in the brief history of the Big 12 to be eligible each year of the league's existence. The Red Raiders defeated Navy 38-14 in last year's EV1.Net Houston Bowl.

    ANOTHER BIG CROWD
    For the fourth game this season, Texas Tech fans have been turning out in record numbers. Today's attendance of 53,121 marks the seventh largest crowd in school history and was the largest crowd to ever watch Tech play Baylor in either Lubbock or Waco. Tech has drawn over 50,000 fans in each home game this season and set a new stadium record of 55,413 against Texas two weeks ago. Texas Tech is averaging a school record 53,100 fans per-game.

    BIG PLAY TREY COMES THROUGH AGAIN
    Senior inside receiver Trey Haverty had another career day for Texas Tech as he helped guide the Red Raider offense in the win over Baylor.

  • Senior receiver Trey Haverty gave the Red Raiders a halftime lead when he caught a pass with no time remaining in the first half. The TD reception was his fourth of the season and the fifth of his career.
  • Haverty caught a 57-yard touchdown pass (career best) with 26 seconds remaining in the third quarter to give Tech a 27-10 lead.
  • Haverty now has four consecutive games with seven-plus catches.
  • Has now caught a touchdown pass in three straight games.
  • Picked up his third 100-yard receiving game as he finished with career highs of 158 yards and 11 receptions.

    TEXAS TECH'S WIN...

  • Cuts the all-time Baylor lead in the series to 32-30-1.
  • Gives Texas Tech its ninth straight win over the Bears.
  • Ensures that Texas Tech will not have a losing season for the 12th consecutive year.
  • Gives Texas Tech its 10th consecutive winning season.
  • Gives Texas Tech a 21-14-1 all-time series lead in Lubbock.
  • Gives Texas Tech Head Coach Mike Leach a 5-0 record against the Bears.

    NOTING THE RED RAIDERS

  • Junior running back Taurean Henderson scored Tech's first points of the game when he scored on a two-yard rush with 3:54 remaining in the first quarter. The rushing touchdown was his 12th of the season and the 29th of his career. Henderson put Tech on his shoulders during the 80-yard drive as he rushed for 51 of those yards on four carries. Henderson finished the game with 111 yards and the game was his second 100-yard rushing game of the season.
  • Sophomore defensive end Keyunta Dawson finished the game with two sacks and now has 3 ½ on the year.
  • Freshman receiver Danny Amendola scored on a 14-yard reception with 9:46 remaining in the third quarter to give Tech a 20-10 lead. The touchdown was the first of his career.
  • Senior linebacker Mike Smith picked up his first sack of the season early in the fourth quarter and he now seven in his career.
  • Sophomore Jarrett Hicks gave Texas Tech a 34-10 lead in the fourth quarter when he caught an 11-yard pass from Sonny Cumbie. The touchdown was his eighth of the season and that ties him with former receiver Mickey Peters for ninth place on the all-time single season receiving TD list at Tech. The touchdown was the 13th of his career and that moves him into a tie with Taurean Henderson and former receiver Derek Dorris for ninth place on the all-time career receiving TD list.
  • Junior inside receiver Brian Bishop scored his first career touchdown on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Sonny Cumbie late in the fourth quarter.
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