Texas Tech 34 vs. Kansas State 41 - Final

  • Tech is close to being a good football team, but it's still not quite there yet
  • Texas Tech is awfully close to being a good football team. It is close, also, to being a top-15 team. Instead, though, the Red Raiders have put their season in peril by losing back-to-back home games to ranked opponents.

  • Williams: Sloppiness sinks Tech at bad time
  • Tech quarterback Seth Doege couldn't believe he'd thrown three interceptions in three hours after throwing one in a month and a half.

  • Red Raider Report Card
  • Seth Doege racked up 461 yards, but he threw three interceptions, including one that was returned for a TD.

  • Picked apart: Kansas State feeds off interceptions, special teams plays
  • Three interceptions by Tech quarterback Seth Doege, two blocked field goals and a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown provided all the juice the Wildcats needed.

  • Wildcats capitalize on Doege's uncharacteristic turnovers
  • Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown says when a team throws as much as the Red Raiders do, some interceptions are inevitable.

  • Even in loss, Tech's running game excels
  • The Red Raiders might miss the injured Eric Stephens badly, but Tech got strong performances from fifth-year senior Aaron Crawford and true freshman DeAndre Washington.

  • Kansas State erases eight-point deficit in second half
  • There is an axiom in college football that says victory on the road requires winning the turnover battle, playing well on special teams and running the football.

  • Red Raiders football notebook: Kansas State
  • Texas Tech continues to have an unsettled receiver rotation from week to week.

  • Post game statistics | Postgame notes | Texas Tech postgame notes | Texas Tech quotes | Kansas State quotes (Courtesy of Texas Tech Athletics)

  • Gallery: Wildcats ride special teams in the 41 - 34 win over the Red Raiders (Spillman)
    Video: Kansas State downs Tech 41-34 (Long)
    Video: Texas Tech football turns attention towards Kansas State (Long)

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