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Texas Tech running back Da'Leon Ward made his first career start Saturday night and scored his first touchdown, on a 4-yard run pictured here. Ward's the first Tech freshman to make his first start in a Big 12 game since DeAndre Washington five years ago at Missouri.

Tech notes: Kingsbury says Da'Leon Ward's hard-running style earned him time  updated 12:07am

Texas Tech running back Da'Leon Ward is listed at 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, but he's bigger in Kliff Kingsbury's eyes. All the carries that went to Justin Stockton and DeMarcus Felton the first six weeks of the season went to Ward on Saturday.

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