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  1. tmac6412

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    Red Raider Nation

    Texas Tech's season didn't start out like fans would have liked it to; Minnesota handed Tech a 21-14 loss. The Red Raiders had no answer for the Gophers running back who ran for well over 100 yards.

    Steven Sheffield was 16-25 for 185 yards and one touchdown, but threw two costly interceptions. Running back Baron Batch ran for 101 yards while the defense was led by Brian Duncan who had 13 tackles. Ryan Halliburton also had two of Tech's four sacks on the night.

    After a scoreless first quarter, Minnesota posted 10 points while Texas Tech was unable to get on the board, missing a costly field goal midway through the quarter.

    The Red Raiders finally scored their first points of the season after fullback Chuck Webb ran in a one yard touchdown after a nice drive. After another Gopher field goal, Sheffield hooked up with A. Torres for a 17-yard touchdown.

    However, the defense could not keep Minnesota in check and gave up another touchdown and two-point conversion late in the fourth to put the Gophers up 21-14.

    Texas Tech had one more chance to tie the game, but Sheffield's interception ended any thought of a comeback bid.
     
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    Texas Tech Bounces Back To Destory Huskies 44-6

    This is what fans expected... Texas Tech forced three turnovers and held Washington scoreless for three quarters en route to a 44-6 win.

    After throwing an interception on the games opening play, Steven Sheffield rebounded to throw for 328 yards and one touchdown. Despite only running for 35 yards on 16 carries, Baron Butch scored two touchdowns and caught three passes for 119 yards. Adam Reese also had 4 receptions for 60 yards.

    The defensive side of the ball continued its solid play as senior Frank Mitchum had 10 tackles and freshman Dan Jones recorded two sacks.

    With the game well in hand, Texas Tech played its second string for the entire fourth quarter.
     
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    Tech Destroys A&M 44-14

    Fans got to enjoy a passing display as Texas Tech took care of Texas A&M 44-14. Steve Shiefield had a career day going 20-24 for 323 yards and 6 touchdowns. Three different wideouts had at leas five grabs with senior Detron Lewis finally breaking out with 5 receptions for 125 yards and three touchdowns.

    On the ground, Baron Batch had 76 yards on 22 rushes. The defense, which only gave up seven points heading into the fourth quarter, was led by Brian Duncan who had eight tackles with three of the stops being for a loss. Bryan Halliburton continued his strong play with two sacks.

    After the game coach McIntosh said he was pleased with the offense, but that it did not change his mind to switch systems next season.

    "It was a great win for sure, but I truly believe to win a championship you need an offense that can control the game with the run and that's what we will be doing next season."

    Tech will play Missouri in Big 12 action next week.
     
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    Tech Defeats Iowa State In A Game Defense Forgot

    If you were to tell the Texas Tech coaching staff that Iowa State would have four plays of over 40 yards, they would have predicted a loss. However, the Texas Tech offense was able to make up for the poor defense thanks to quality games from Harrison Jeffers and Taylor Potts.

    Jeffers, who took the game's opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown, had three touchdowns and 202 total yards while Potts was 21-of-31 for 264 yards and 4 touchdowns.

    On the ground Baron Batch ran 27 times for 149 yards.

    The teams traded TD's on consecutive drives to start the game, but Texas Tech was able to score the next three touchdowns to take a 28-7 lead before ISU came back with two more touchdowns to make it a 28-21 game. The Texas Tech offense was able to bounce back before halftime and score another touchdown to into the break up 35-21.

    The Red Raiders had control of the second half and allowed just seven more points while continuing the offensive onslaught en route to the 52-28 win.
     
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    With a bowl game jsut a pipe dream at this point, Texas Tech made the most of a "meaningless" game with a 28-16 win over Maryland to close out the regular season. TT had a pick six towards the end of the first half that shifted the balance in an even game towards the Red Raiders. Texas Tech will now hit the recruiting trail to help make sure that a 6-6 season never happens again and that the needed personel is in place to make the shift to a more balanced offense next season.

    "It was a good way to end a hard season," coach tmac6412 said. "If we are lucky enough to get in a bowl then we will put the extra practices to good use. No doubt that this season was not how we wanted to start things, but I believe that the future at Texas Tech is bright."
     
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    that pick 6 killed me. I threw it too late, not to mention the gf was talking to me, which was distracting. Still can't believe my back QB threw that pass late in the 4th. Never knew he had that kind of accuracy. He may be the future.
     
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    SEASON TWO
     
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    Texas Tech - 24
    Wisconsin - 17

    Despite several bone-head play calls, Texas Tech was able to win its first game of the "run first" era as the Red Raider defense made a goalline stand late in fourth quarter to help win the game. Texas Tech RB Jeffers had a great game, running for well over a 100 yards.
     

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