Baylor has played with a double-digit lead nearly two-thirds of the time this season. The defending Big 12 nhampions have the nation's top offense, averaging 584.5 yards and 50.0 points per game.
DeAndre Washington is a solid running back. But, guess what? Baylor actually has one of the top rushing defenses in the country and is the top-ranked (No. 10) defense against the run that the Red Raiders will see all season.
Last week was like most weeks for Texas Tech special teams. An opposing return man who had hurt the Red Raiders and other teams in the recent past didn't do much damage.
3Baylor's current winning streak against Tech. Before that, Tech had won 15 in a row in the series. 6Where DeAndre Washington's 186-yard rushing performance at Iowa State ranks by a Tech player in a Big 12 game.
In a football season that might end up as Texas Tech's worst in more than 20 years, there's been at least one silver lining: The Red Raiders have used more than two dozen freshmen and sophomores. They've not merely gotten their feet wet.