ARLINGTON - Texas Tech center Jared Kaster said his fellow senior Branden Jackson had a message for the younger Red Raiders in a downcast post-game locker room scene: You can't let this be a landslide. You can't let it go all downhill from here.Read More
ARLINGTON - Seth Russell looked back over his shoulder and held out the ball. The Baylor quarterback knew Jah'Shawn Johnson couldn't catch him and let the Texas Tech defensive back know as he waltzed into the end zone.
ARLINGTON - Texas Tech didn't have an answer. Not for Seth Russell. Not for Shock Linwood. And not even for Baylor's give and take defense.
"We reverted back to some bad habits as far as penalties and turnovers in this game," Kingsbury said. "And against a top 5 team you can't have that.
Trevone Boykin darted left. The Heisman Trophy candidate and TCU quarterback wanted to put the ball into the end zone himself with less than 30 seconds remaining and the Horned Frogs trailing Texas Tech 52-48. He didn't make it.
Blink, and you'll miss like five touchdowns Saturday when Texas Tech and No. 4 Baylor square off at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. As of Friday morning, the consensus over/under on this game over was 89 points on pregame.
Texas Tech and Baylor lead the FBS in most 40-yard plays from scrimmage, the Red Raiders with 13 and the Bears with 12. Since the beginning of last season, Baylor's first in the FBS with 40 40-yard plays and Tech is second with 36.
Where you ever healthy last year? "I don't want to sound like an excuse maker. But, I had knocks and bumps and then I tore my labrum and no one really realized how bad it was.
Asked this week to compare TCU's offense with Baylor's, Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs pointed out how effectively the Bears can run the football.