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2014 RED RAIDER FOOTBALL TEXAS TECH SCHEDULE GAME INFORMATION AUGUST 30 Central Arkansas SEPTEMBER 6 at UTEP 13 Arkansas 25 at *Oklahoma State OCTOBER 4 at *Kansas State 11 *West Virginia 18 *Kansas 25 at *TCU NOVEMBER 1 *Texas 15 *Oklahoma 22 at *Iowa State 29 vs. *#Baylor Opponent: Date/Time: Location: Radio: National Radio: Satellite Radio: Television: On The Web: Rankings: Head Coaches: Against UCA: 6 p.m. (FSN) 10 p.m. (FS1) 2:30 p.m. (ESPN/ABC) 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA * = Big 12 Conference Game # = Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas All times are Central CENTRAL ARKANSAS SCHEDULE AUGUST 30 Texas Tech SEPTEMBER 6 UT-Martin 13 at Montana State 20 Missouri State 27 *Nicholls State OCTOBER 4 at *Stephen F. Austin 11 *Houston Baptist 18 at *SE Louisiana 25 *Northwestern State NOVEMBER 1 vs. *Abilene Christian 8 *Lamar 22 at *Sam Houston State * = Southland Conference Game All times are Central 6 p.m. (FSN) 6 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m. 3 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. Central Arkansas Bears Saturday, August 30, 2014/6 p.m. (CDT) Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas Texas Tech Sports Network from Learfield Sports Brian Jensen (Play-by-Play/15th Season), John Harris (Analyst/32nd Season), Chris Level (Sidelines/5th Season), Steve Pitts (Engineer/36th Season) None 0-0; 0-0 BIG 12 0-0, 0-0 SLC Sirius Channel 135/XM Channel 196 (Texas Tech Broadcast) FOX Sports Mark Followill (Play-by-Play), Brian Baldinger (Analyst), Leslie McCaslin (Sidelines) Live statistics at Texas Tech (AP: receiving votes); (USA Today Coaches: receiving votes) Central Arkansas (AP: unranked); (USA Today Coaches: unranked) Texas Tech: Kliff Kingsbury (Career:8-5 in second season; At Texas Tech: 8-5 in second season) Central Arkansas: Steve Campbell (Career: 126-38 in 13th season; At Central Arkansas: 0-0 in first season) First Meeting @TECHATHLETICS @TECHGAMEDAY @BLAYNEBEAL RED RAIDERS KICK OFF 2014 AT HOME AGAINST UCA Texas Tech kicks off its 90th season of football on Saturday when the Red Raiders play host to Central Arkansas at 6 p.m. in Jones AT&T Stadium. Saturday’s game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports as part of Texas Tech’s third-tier agreement with the cable network. Fans will be able to tune to the radio broadcast from the Texas Tech Sports Network on one of 38 affiliates across the region. Brian Jensen returns to the broadcast booth as the play-by-play announcer for his 15th season and is joined by veteran John Harris who will be in his 32nd year of providing analysis. Chris Level rounds out the crew as the sideline reporter and is in his fifth season. #WRECKEM 2014 BIG 12 STANDINGS SOUTH Baylor Iowa State Kansas Kansas State Oklahoma Oklahoma State TCU Texas Texas Tech West Virginia CONF OVERALL STK 0-0 0-0 L1 0-0 0-0 W4 0-0 0-0 L2 0-0 0-0 W2 0-0 0-0 W4 0-0 0-0 L1 0-0 0-0 L2 0-0 0-0 L2 0-0 0-0 W1 0-0 0-0 L3 The Red Raiders enter their second season under head coach Kliff Kingsbury and will look to build upon an 8-5 record from 2013. Texas Tech went just 4-5 in Big 12 play last year but ended the season on a high note with a 37-23 win over No. 16 Arizona State in the National University Holiday Bowl. Texas Tech jumped out to a 7-0 start in 2013 which propelled the Red Raiders all the way up to No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches Poll on Oct. 27. The Red Raiders enter the 2014 season unranked for the sixth consecutive year. TEXAS TECH AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS • Texas Tech and Central Arkansas will be meeting for the first time. TEXAS TECH IN SEASON OPENERS • Texas Tech holds a 60-26-3 all-time record in season openers. The Red Raiders defeated SMU 41-23 in the 2013 season opener. • Since converting to the spread offense under Mike Leach in 2000, Texas Tech has averaged 40.6 points-per-game over the course of 14 season openers. Below is a list of national season-opening win streaks. Streak School Last Loss 2014 Opponent 28 Nebraska 17-13 (Florida State, 09/07/85) Florida Atlantic 24 Florida 24-19 (Ole Miss, 09/09/89) Idaho 16 Wisconsin 34-0 (vs. Syracuse, 08/26/97) vs. LSU 16 USC 14-7 (Florida State, 09/06/97) Fresno State 14 South Carolina 10-0 (at NC State, 09/04/99) Texas A&M 14 Texas 23-20 (NC State, 08/28/99) North Texas 12 Alabama 20-17 (UCLA, 09/01/01) vs. West Virginia 12 Missouri 20-13 (Bowling Green, 09/01/01) South Dakota State 11 LSU 26-8 (at Virginia Tech, 09/01/02) vs. Wisconsin 11 Arizona State 48-10 (at Nebraska, 08/24/02) Weber State 11 Texas Tech 45-21 (Ohio State, 08/24/02) Central Arkansas

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