Nov. 10, 2012
Postgame Notes - KU
• Weather conditions at kickoff: Partly Cloudy skies; 68 degrees; Winds from the S at 24 mph.
• Today’s game was televised on FSN and marked Texas Tech’s first appearance on FSN this season.
• Today’s game marked the 14th meeting between Texas Tech and Kansas.
• Today’s game marked the 971st all-time game in Texas Tech history.
• Kansas won the opening coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 2-8 this season in the opening coin toss.
• Senior safety Cody Davis made his team-leading 46th career start today against Kansas. Offensive linemen LaAdrian Waddle and Deveric Gallington both made their 35th consecutive starts in today’s game.
• Junior transfer SaDale Foster made his first career start today and lined up at inside receiver.
• Today’s attendance was 55,052
• Today’s game captains were seniors Darrin Moore and Leon Mackey.
Starters – (Offense) - (LT) LaAdrian Waddle, (LG) Beau Carpenter, (C) Deveric Gallington, (RG) Le’Raven Clark (RT) Terry McDaniel, (QB) Seth Doege, (H) Austin Zouzalik, (IR) SaDale Foster, (Z) Alex Torres, (X) Eric Ward, (Y) Darrin Moore (Defense) – (LE) Dartwan Bush, (DT) Delvon Simmons (NT) Kerry Hyder, (RE) Jackson Richards, (NICKEL) Tre’ Porter, (MIKE) Will Smith, (SAM) Sam Eguavoen, (LC) Bruce Jones, (RC) Eugene Neboh, (RS) Cody Davis, (LS) DJ Johnson
TECH’S WIN ...
• Gives Texas Tech a 7-3 overall record and a 4-3 mark in Big 12 Conference action.
• Gives Texas Tech its 15th 7-plus win season in the last 18 years.
• Assures Texas Tech of a winning season for the 17th time in the last 18 years.
• Gives Texas Tech six consecutive wins over Kansas.
• Gives Texas Tech an all-time record of 13-1 against Kansas.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 130-75 career record.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 20-15 record as the head coach of the Red Raiders.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 2-0 record against Kansas.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a career Big 12 record of 9-15.
SENIOR DAY SALUTE
Texas Tech honored 18 seniors prior to today’s game against Kansas. This senior class will end their career at Texas Tech having gone to three bowl games.
2012 Senior Class
TEXAS TECH SETS NEW SINGLE-SEASON AVERAGE HOME ATTENDANCE RECORD
Red Raider fans turned out in record numbers in 2012 as Texas Tech established a new school record for single-season average home attendance thanks to today’s crowd of 55,052 at Jones AT&T Stadium. Texas Tech ends its 2012 home schedule with an average attendance of 57,215 and that surpasses the previous record of 57,108 set in 2010. Since head coach Tommy Tuberville arrived in 2010, Tech has set school records for average home attendance in two of his three seasons as head coach of the Red Raiders.
2012 Home Attendance Game-By-Game
Sept. 1 Northwestern State 50,236
Sept. 15 New Mexico 58,995
Oct. 6 Oklahoma 60,800 (second largest crowd in school history)
Oct. 13 West Virginia 57,328
Nov. 3 Texas 60,879 (school record single-game attendance)
Nov. 10 Kansas 55,052
TECH IN OVERTIME
•Texas Tech played in its second overtime game of the season Saturday. It marks the first time the Red Raiders have played in two overtime games during a single season since 2006. Texas Tech won both games in 2006 (at UTEP, vs. Minnesota at the Insight Bowl). It marks the first time since 2002 (vs. N.C. State, at Texas A&M) that the Red Raiders have played in two overtime games during the regular season. Tech went 1-1 in 2002.
EYE ON DOEGE
• Moved past Billy Joe Toliver into 5th place on the school’s career pass attempts chart. He now has 1063
• Moved past Taylor Potts into third place on the school’s career passing touchdowns list. Doege now has 64 career touchdown passes.
•Became the first Red Raider to throw for at least 300-yards in five consecutive Big 12 games since 2008 when Graham Harrell had six-straight 300-yard passing performances.
NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
• Freshman Jakeem Grant scored the first points of the game when he hauled in a 9-yard touchdown reception to give Texas Tech an early 7-0 lead.• Junior Dartwan Bush picked up his fourth sack of the season on the first play of Kansas’ third offensive possession of the first quarter.
• Senior receiver Tyson Williams chose Senior Day to haul in his first touchdown catch of the season as he caught a 17-yard pass from Doege with 14:55 remaining in the first half to give Tech a 14-7 lead. That touchdown pass from Doege moved him past Taylor Potts into third place on the school’s career touchdowns list.
• Senior Darrin Moore gave Texas Tech a 21-7 lead with 12:20 remaining in the first half on a six-yard touchdown reception.
• Senior Eric Stephens returned his first kickoff since the 2010 season in the first half of today’s game. Stephens is the school record holder in career kickoff returns and career kickoff yardage.
• Senior Alex Torres has now caught at least once pass in 43 of 45 career games.
•Junior Eric Ward became the first Texas Tech player to have at least 100 yards receiving in three consecutive games since 2007 when Michael Crabtree completed the season with three in a row.
• Junior Kerry Hyder put an end to Kansas’ first drive of the second half as he picked up his fifth sack of the season.
•Sophomore kicker Ryan Bustin connected on two field goals Saturday and moves into a tie for 9th all-time in Texas Tech history with 14 single-season field goals.
•Senior Cody Davis moved into sole possession of 7th place all-time in Texas Tech history with 340 career tackles.
• Texas Tech extended it school-record consecutive game scoring streak to 191 games with Jakeem Grant’s touchdown on Tech’s opening drive of the game. The streak dates back to Oct. 25, 1997. By scoring in double digits today, Texas Tech has scored in double digits in 180 of the last 191 games.
• Kansas’ Tony Pierson rattled off a 51-yard run in the final two minutes of the first half and that marked the longest rush allowed by the Red Raiders since Iowa State’s Duran Hollis tallied a 71-yard rush in the 2011 game against the Cyclones here at Jones AT&T Stadium