The Wolf Pack dominated the line of scrimmage for the majority of four quarters but it was a huge defensive play in the end zone that allowed the Red Raiders to rally for a 35-34 victory.
During his first year and a half as Texas Tech coach, Tommy Tuberville has mentioned he thinks the option rushing game someday will make a comeback in college football.
Brett Roy felt he was about to sack Seth Doege, but Texas Tech's quarterback was able to hit a wide-open Eric Ward in the end zone, and Roy's Wolf Pack was 1-2 on a night when it looked as if they'd pull off an upset at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Though an almost full house got to celebrate a Texas Tech comeback victory Saturday night at Jones AT&T Stadium, not everything they saw was pretty - not even at the end.
Record night: Sophomore Ben McRoy broke single-game school records for kickoff returns with seven and yardage with 203 in Saturday’s 35-34 conquest of Nevada. McRoy’s 29-yard average translated to the Red Raiders having starting field position outside their 30-yard line on McRoy’s last six returns.