Texas Tech - Missouri Notes
Nov. 19, 2011
Weather conditions at kickoff: Mostly Cloudy; 68 degrees; Winds from the SSW at 20 mph; gusting to 30 mph.
Today's game was televised regionally on ABC. It marked Tech's third appearance of the season on ABC and the 10th televised game of the year.
Today's game marked the ninth all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Missouri.
Tonight's game marked the 960th all-time game in Texas Tech history. With today's loss, Texas Tech drops to 524-404-32 all-time.
Texas Tech won the coin toss and elected to defer. Texas Tech is now 3-8 on the opening coin toss this season.
Texas Tech wore white jerseys, white pants and white helmets today for the first time since the New Mexico game.
Today's attendance was 54,309.
Defensively, Happiness Osunde made his first career start while Cornelius Douglas made his first start on the defensive side of the ball. Offensively, DeAndre Washington made his first career start at tailback.
Starters - (Offense) - (LT) LaAdrian Waddle, (LG) Lonnie Edwards, (C) Justin Keown, (RG) Deveric Gallington (RT) Terry McDaniel, (QB) Seth Doege, (F) DeAndre Washington, (H) Bradley Marquez, (Y) Darrin Moore, (X) Eric Ward, (Z) Alex Torres (Defense) - (LE) Scott Smith, (DT) Kerry Hyder, (NT) Dennell Wesley, (RE) Dartwan Bush, (SAM) Daniel Cobb, (FC) Happiness Osunde, (BC) Corneilus Douglas, (SS) Terrance Bullitt, (FS) DJ Johnson, (WS) Cody Davis, (DB) Brett Dewhurst
Gives Texas Tech a 5-6 record on the season.
Gives Texas Tech a 2-6 record in Big 12 Conference play.
Gives Missouri a 6-3 lead in the all-time series.
Gives Texas Tech a four-game losing skid for the first time since 1993.
Gives Tommy Tuberville a 123-71 career record.
Gives Tommy Tuberville a 13-11 record as the head coach of the Red Raiders.
Gives Tommy Tuberville a 1-1 record against Missouri.
Seth Doege CLIMBS THE TEXAS TECH ALL-TIME PASSING RECORD BOOK LIST
Became the 11th quarterback in Texas Tech history to pass for over 4,000 career yards. Doege has passed for 4,071 yards in 17 career games at Texas Tech.
Is now 9th in career passing completions (397)... Doege moved past Cody Hodges (360, 2002-05)
Is now 10th in career passing attempts (590)... Doege moved past Cody Hodges (543, 2002-05)
Is now tied for 10th in single-season passing touchdowns (25)... Doege is now tied for Kliff Kingsbury (25, 2001)
NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
Freshman Bradley Marquez gave Texas Tech the early lead when he scored on a 1-yard rush out of the Wildcat formation. The rushing touchdown was his first of the season.
Junior quarterback Seth Doege helped give Tech a 14-0 lead when he scored on a three-yard rush with 1:25 remaining in the first quarter. The rushing touchdown marked the fourth of his career.
Ryan Erxleben notched a career long 59-yard punt early in the second quarter, surpassing his previous career long of 58 yards set last week against Oklahoma State.
Senior placekicker Donnie Carona nailed a 48-yard field goal with 27 second remaining in the first half to give Texas Tech a 17-10 lead at halftime. He added his second field goal (33-yards; gave Tech a 20-10 lead at 9:15 mark of 3Q) of the afternoon on Tech's first offensive drive of the second half. Carona now has XX field goals this season (ranks tied for 9th place in Texas Tech single-season history). Carona now has five multiple FG games this season which is the most by a Tech kicker since Robert Treece also had five in 2002.
Texas Tech won the opening coin toss for just the third time this season and elected to defer.
Texas Tech's opening drive touchdown is its first since the Oklahoma game. Additionally, Texas Tech's first quarter touchdown marks the first time that the Red Raiders have scored in the opening period at Missouri since the 1999 season.
The Texas Tech defense stopped Missouri on its first five offensive possessions. The last time Tech was able to make five-straight defensive stands was against Missouri last season (a 24-17 win by the Red Raiders).
Texas Tech held Missouri scoreless until the 4:59 mark in the second quarter. That marks the longest amount of time that Tech has held an opponent scoreless since last year's Weber State game (Tech held Weber State scoreless in the first half).
Junior receiver Alex Torres suffered a sprained right knee on Tech's opening drive. He did not return.
Freshman running back DeAndre Washington suffered a right knee injury late in the first half. He did not return.