Official Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma Game Thread
Texas Tech (5-3, 3-2 inside the Big 12) hosts Big 12 for No. 7 Oklahoma (7-1, four-1) nowadays, marking the twenty-sixth assembly on the gridiron among these two applications. The Red Raiders and the Sooners will square off on ABC for a 7 p.M. (CT) kickoff at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock (TX). Oklahoma leads the all-time collection among those two programs 19-6 and has won the beyond six matchups with the aid of a mean of 17.7 points. Kliff Kingsbury is zero-five against the Sooners as head coach at Texas Tech with a mean margin of defeat of 17 factors. Lincoln Riley is 1-zero against the Red Raiders because the Sooners gained closing season in Norman, 49-27.
Texas Tech opened the sport at its own 25. After selecting up a pair of first downs, the force stalled at midfield.
— Oklahoma started out its first drive at its personal 3. Kyler Murray threw an interception to Vaughnte Dorsey, who returned in the Oklahoma 5.
Texas Tech opened its subsequent power at the Oklahoma 3. Alan Bowman linked with receiver T.J. Vasher for a 6-backyard landing pass. 7-zero Tech with 10:30 left in the first region.
— Oklahoma commenced its subsequent pressure at its very own 19. After picking up a first down, Murray threw his 2d interception to Dorsey once more.
–The Red Raiders began their 1/3 pressure on the Oklahoma 19. Jett Duffey threw a 14-backyard landing pass to Ta’Zhawn Henry. 14-0 Tech with 6: fifty-nine left in the first region.
— The Sooners opened the subsequent pressure at their own 25 and marched seventy-five yards for the rating on six plays in 2: forty-eight capped utilizing a sixteen-yard bypass from Murray to Lee Morris. 14-7 Tech with 4: eleven to head inside the first.
— Texas Tech started out its subsequent power at its 25. The Red Raiders padded its lead with a forty-three-yard area intention from Clayton Hatfield. 17-7 Tech with 14:03 left inside the second region.
Oklahoma opened its first drive of the second one sector at its very own 25. Murray scored on a 12-backyard run to cap a 6-play, 75-backyard force in 1: forty-six. 17-14 Tech with 12:17 to go within the 2d sector.
— The Red Raiders spoke back in a rush on the following power with going for walks back Da’Leon Ward taking a screen pass 45 yards for the score. 24-14 Tech with 11:35 within the 2d zone.
— Oklahoma marched 86 yards in 8 plays capped via a four-backyard touchdown run through going for walks lower back Tre Sermon. 24-21 Tech with 8:53 left within the second half.
— Texas Tech’s next drive stalled at midfield, and the Red Raiders were compelled to punt.
— The Sooners started their next force at its own 1 with 6:11 left within the 2nd sector. Oklahoma marched ninety-nine yards on seven plays in 3:31, capped via a 5-backyard scoring skip from Murray to Carson Meier. 28-24 Oklahoma with four:22 left within the 2d region.
— The Red Raiders took back the lead on an eight-play, 75-yard drive capped with the aid of a 1-backyard run by way of Da’Leon Ward. 31-28 Tech with 56 seconds left inside the first half.
— Oklahoma opened the second 1/2 at its personal 25. The Sooners went three and out.
— Texas Tech started out its first drive of the second half at its very own 38. The Red Raiders went 3 and out.
— The Sooners took the lead lower back on a forty-six-yard landing throw from Murray to Lee Morris. 35-31 Oklahoma with 12:05 left inside the third.
Many of those men (Oklahoma coaches) had a few special instances right here at Texas Tech. I owe a variety of those guys quite a few credit scores to helping mentor me, being there for me at difficult instances, various things in my lifestyles, at some point in my college profession. You’re excited to look at all of the achievements they’re having. They do a tremendous activity. They do it in the right manner. One time of 12 months, you want to overcome them. Other than that, you have got a amazing appreciation for what they may be, who they’re.” –Texas Tech head teach Kliff Kingsbury
“Yeah, I’m continually excited to look our men get challenged, specifically in first-rate road environments like this. So it needs to be a laugh one. They’ve challenged everybody. We recognize we’ll get their great.”–Oklahoma head educate Lincoln Riley
After losing the possibility of going for the BCS Championship and the Big 12 title once they misplaced towards Texas Tech months ago on the remaining minute, the Longhorns at the moment are celebrating their victory of closing Monday, once they won the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.
Texas had the No 1 ranking in the BSC Standings. Still, they lost it due to the defeat they suffered against Texas Tech. Later, the Sooners completed as the Big 12 champions when they defeated Missouri for the title and earned a pass for the BCS National Championship.
In the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Texas needed to face Ohio State and that they attempted to show each person that they have been an excellent team and a probable squad to win the championship. And nearly at the quit of the sport while the whole thing appeared impossible and that they had been dropping the sport, Cosby caught a skip from quarterback Colt McCoy and run for 26 yards to transform a touchdown with only sixteen left seconds in the clock, giving Texas a victory of 24-21 over the Buckeyes.
“We knew with the pride they have got and the hard games they have got had within the BCS, that they had come in here and play hard and play wonderful,” Texas coach Mack Brown said about Ohio State. “There had been mins and five seconds left, and we had two timeouts,” He added. “For our offense, that’s a whole lot of time.”