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Nov. 13, 2010

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GETTING STARTED
• Weather conditions at kickoff: Partly Cloudy; 55 degrees; Humidity 41 percent; Winds from the NW at 8 mph
• Today's game was televised regionally on ABC. It marked Tech's eighth televised game of the season and its third appearance on ABC.
• Today's game marked the 18th meeting between Texas Tech and Oklahoma.
• Texas Tech won the coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 6-4 on the season in the opening coin toss.
• Texas Tech wore white jerseys, red pants and white helmets for the first time this season.
• Today's attendance: 85,116.
• Today's game captains were senior defensive lineman Colby Whitlock and senior defensive back LaRon Moore - both are Oklahoma natives playing in their home state for the final time in their careers.
• Senior defensive lineman Colby Whitlock made his 46th consecutive start today against Oklahoma.
• Texas Tech started four Oklahoma natives defensivley in Colby Whitlock, Pearlie Graves, LaRon Moore and Tre' Porter.
• Redshirt freshman wide receiver Eric Ward made his first career start this afternoon in place of senior Lyle Leong.
Starters - (Offense) - (LT) LaAdrian Waddle, (LG) Lonnie Edwards, (C) Justin Keown, (RG) Deveric Gallington (RT) Mickey Okafor, (QB) Taylor Potts, (F) Baron Batch, (H) Tramain Swindall, (Z) Detron Lewis (Y) Austin Zouzalik, (X) Eric Ward (Defense) - (LE) Sam Fehoko, (DT) Donald Langley, (NT) Colby Whitlock, (RE) Pearlie Graves (MIKE) Bront Bird, (WILL) Brian Duncan, (LC) LaRon Moore, (RS) Franklin Mitchem, (FS) Cody Davis, (DB) Tre'Porter, (RC) Jarvis Phillips

 

 

TECH'S LOSS . .
• Gives Texas Tech a 5-5 record on the season and a final record of 3-5 in Big 12 Conference play.
• Gives Texas Tech its seventh consecutive loss at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
• Gives Oklahoma a 13-5 lead in the all-time series.
• Gives Oklahoma an 8-1 record against Texas Tech in Norman.
• Gives Texas Tech a final 1-4 record against the Big 12 South Division.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 115-65 career record.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 5-5 record as the head coach of the Red Raiders.
• Gives Tommy Tuberville a 0-1 record against Oklahoma.

NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
• Sophomore receiver Alex Torres returned to action today after missing last week's game against Missouri after having his right knee scoped. He caught two passes in today's game to go over the 100 career receptions mark and is one of five receivers on the team with 100-plus receptions. Torres achieved the 100 career reception mark in his 21st career game and is the fastest Tech receiver since Michael Crabtree (needed only seven games) to reach 100 career receptions.
Detron Lewis threw the first touchdown pass of the game for the Red Raiders, out of the Wildcat formation, to sophomore Darrin Moore that tied the game at 7--7. The touchdown recpetion was the first of the season for Moore and was the first career TD pass for Lewis.
• Oklahoma's 24 first quarter points were the most allowed by the Texas Tech defense this season.
• Freshman defensive end Dartwan Bush registered his first career sack in the second quarter.
• Senior quarterback Taylor Potts moved into fourth place on the school's career passing list as he threw for 136 yards in today's game against Oklahoma.
• Senior running back Baron Batch rattled off a 37-yard run on Tech's first possesion of the third quarter and that matched his longest rush of the season.

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