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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS TEXAS TECH SCHEDULE/RESULTS SEPTEMBER 1 Northwestern State (FSSWP) 8 at Texas State (ESPN3) 15 New Mexico (FCS) 22 BYE 29 at *Iowa State (FCS) OCTOBER 6 *(17/14)Oklahoma (ABC/ESPN2) 13 * (5/4)West Virginia (ABC) 20 at *(RV/21)TCU (ABC) 27 at *(4/4)Kansas State (FOX) NOVEMBER 3 *(22)Texas (ABC/ESPN2) 10 *Kansas (FSN) 17 at *(24)Oklahoma State (FSN) 24 vs. #*Baylor (Arlington) (FOX) DECEMBER 1 BYE 28 Minnesota (Houston) (ESPN)

W, 44-6 W, 58-10 W, 49-14 W, 24-13 L, 20-41 W, 49-14 W, 56-53 (3OT) L, 24-55 L, 22-31 W, 41-34 (2OT) L, 21-59 L, 45-52 (OT)

Opponent: Minnesota Golden Gophers Bowl: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Date/Time: Friday, December 28, 2012/8 p.m. (CT) Location: Houston, Texas (Reliant Stadium/71,500) Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network from Learfield Sports Brian Jensen (Play-by-Play/13th Season), John Harris (Analyst/30th Season), Chris Level (Sideline/3rd Season), Steve Pitts (Engineer/34th Season) 7-5; 4-5 BIG 12 6-6; 2-6 BIG TEN National Radio: ESPN Radio Tom Hart (Play-by-Play), John Congemi (Analyst), Niki Noto (Sideline) Satellite Radio: Sirius Channel TBA/XM Channel TBA Television: ESPN Mark Jones (Play-by-Play), Brock Huard (Analyst), Jessica Mendoza (Sideline) On The Web: Live in-game statistics and other coverage can be found at www.texastech.com Rankings: Texas Tech: NR (AP)/NR (Coaches)/NR (BCS);Minnesota: NR (AP)/NR (Coaches)/NR (BCS) Head Coaches: Texas Tech: Interim Head Coach Chris Thomsen Minnesota: Jerry Kill (Career: 136-88 in 19 seasons; At Minnesota: 9-15; 4-12 BIG TEN) Against Minn: Texas Tech is 1-0 all-time vs. Minnesota Last Meeting: Texas Tech defeated Minnesota 44-41 (OT) in the 2006 Insight Bowl

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* = Big 12 Conference Game # = Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas All times are Central MINNESOTA SCHEDULE/RESULTS AUGUST 30 at UNLV W, 30-27 (3OT) SEPTEMBER 8 New Hampshire W, 44-7 15 Western Michigan W, 28-23 22 Syracuse W, 17-10 29 at *Iowa L, 13-31 OCTOBER 13 *Northwestern L, 13-21 20 at *Wisconsin L, 13-38 27 *Purdue W, 44-28 NOVEMBER 3 *Michigan L, 13-35 10 at *Illinois W, 17-3 17 at *Nebraska L, 14-38 24 *Michigan State L, 10-26 DECEMBER 28 vs. Texas Tech (Houston) 8 p.m. * = Big Ten Conference Game TEXAS TECH IN HOUSTON TEAM HOTEL Westin Galleria Hotel 5060 W. Alabama Houston, Texas 77056 Phone: (713) 960-8100

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TEXAS TECH HEADING TO HOUSTON FOR MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech University has formally accepted its 35th bowl invitation in school history and will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Meineke Car Care Bowl on Dec. 28, at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Tickets for Texas Tech’s third appearance in the Meineke Car Care Bowl can be purchased immediately at www.texastech.com or by calling the athletics ticket office at (806) 742-8324 (M-F; 8:30-5:30 p.m. CT). Texas Tech has received an allotment of 12,000 tickets for the game and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets through Tech so that the university receives credit toward this allotment. Texas Tech will be making its 35th bowl appearance in school history, a number thank ranks 17th nationally, and its third in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Texas Tech played in the inaugural game in 2000 (then named the galleryfurniture.com Bowl) at the Astrodome and again in 2003 (then named the EV1.net Houston Bowl) at Reliant Stadium. Texas Tech’s last appearance resulted in a 38-14 win over Navy on Dec. 30, 2003.

SOUTH Kansas State Oklahoma Texas Oklahoma St. Baylor Texas Tech TCU West Virginia Iowa State Kansas

CONF OVERALL STK 8-1 11-1 W1 8-1 10-2 W5 5-4 8-4 L2 5-4 7-5 L2 4-5 7-5 W3 4-5 7-5 L2 4-5 7-5 L1 4-5 7-5 W2 3-6 6-6 L1 0-9 1-11 L11

BIG 12 BOWL SCHEDULE BOWL MATCHUP/DATE Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Kansas State vs. Oregon/Jan. 3 AT&T Cotton Bowl Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M/Jan. 4 Valero Alamo Bowl Texas vs. Oregon State/Dec. 29 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl TCU vs. Michigan State/Dec. 29 Bridgepoint Ed. Holiday Bowl Baylor vs. UCLA/Dec. 27 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Tech vs. Minnesota/Dec. 28 New Era Pinstripe Bowl West Virginia vs. Syracuse/Dec. 29 Heart of Dallas Bowl Oklahoma State vs. Purdue/Jan. 1 Autozone Liberty Bowl Iowa State vs. Tulsa/Dec. 31

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BOWL WEEK MEDIA AVAILABILITY EVENT DATE/LOCATION/TIME Team Arrival Dec. 23/Team Hotel Lobby/4:30 pm - 5 pm Practice Dec. 24/Rice Stadium/10:30 am Practice Dec. 25/Rice Stadium/10:30 am Practice Dec. 26/Rice Stadium/10:30 am Rodeo Bowl Dec. 26/George Ranch Historical Park/5 pm News Conference Dec. 27/Westin Galleria/1 pm DePelchin Children’s Center Visit Dec. 27/DPC/2:45 pm **Photographers will be able to shoot the first 20 minutes of practice each day. Practice will then close at the 20 min mark. Post practice interviews will be conducted at approx 12:15 p.m.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS RED RAIDERS BOWLING IN HOUSTON Texas Tech will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas on Dec. 28, at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CT on ESPN. THE MATCH-UP Texas Tech and Minnesota will be meeting for the second time when they face off in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas and lead the series 1-0. Texas Tech had one of its most memorable performances the last time these two schools met in the 2006 Insight Bowl in Tempe. Trailing by four touchdowns at halftime, the Red Raiders rallied in the second half and escaped with a 44-41 overtime win. The comeback still stands as the NCAA record for the largest come from behind win (34 points) in a bowl game. ON THIS DATE IN TEXAS TECH FOOTBALL HISTORY DECEMBER 28 – (1-0-1 Overall; 1-0-1 Neutral) 1989 – vs. Duke (All-American Bowl) W 49-21 1974 – vs. Vanderbilt (Peach Bowl) T 6-6 RED RAIDERS ARE GOING BOWLING After last season’s disappointing 5-7 finish, Texas Tech’s win over TCU on Oct. 20 was extra special. The 3OT win gave the Red Raiders their sixth win of the season and made them bowl eligible for the first time since 2010. Tech had its Big 12 record 18-year streak of bowl eligibility snapped last season as the Red Raiders missed out on a bowl game for the first time since 1999. Key Texas Tech Bowl Notes • Texas Tech has played in 34 bowl games in school history which ranks 17th nationally. The Meineke Car Care Bowl will mark Tech’s 35 bowl appearance. • Texas Tech has won its last two bowl games as the Red Raiders defeated Northwestern 45-38 in the 2010 TicketCity Bowl and Michigan State 41-31 in the 2009 Valero Alamo Bowl. • Texas Tech will be playing in its fourth consecutive bowl game inside the state of Texas and its eighth since 2000. • Texas Tech will be led in the bowl game by an interim head coach for the second time since 2009. • Texas Tech has an all-time bowl record of 12-22.

BIG TEN FAMILIARITY For the third consecutive time, Texas Tech’s bowl opponent comes from the Big Ten Conference as the Red Raiders face Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. In fact, Tech has faced a Big Ten team in three of its last five bowl games and came away with four wins. Most recently, Tech defeated Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (2010 season) and that was preceded by a victory over Michigan State in the Valero Alamo Bowl (2009 season) and a 2006 win over Minnesota in the Insight Bowl. Overall, Texas Tech is 7-12 against the Big Ten but enters the game having won seven consecutive games against the league. COACHING CHANGES FOR TEXAS TECH For the second time in the last three bowls, Texas Tech will be led by an interim head coach. Tommy Tuberville, who served as head coach since the 2010 season, left the school for the head coaching job at Cincinnati on Dec. 8. Texas Tech has named offensive line coach Chris Thomsen as the interim head coach for the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Thomsen is in his first season at Texas Tech but has seven years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level. Thomsen compiled a 51-21 record at Abilene Christian University and led the Wildcats to the NCAA Division II playoffs six consecutive seasons. H-TOWN HOMECOMING For nine Red Raiders, the Meineke Car Care Bowl will be a homecoming. Here is a look at Texas Tech players from the Greater Houston area: Bobby Esiaba (Houston) Seth Mannon (Houston) Brent Mitcham (Houston) James Polk (Houston) Anthony Smith (Houston) LaAdrian Waddle (Columbus) - First Team All-Big 12 Trent Williams (Spring) Tyson Williams (Aldine) Coop Woodyard (The Woodlands)

TEAM QUICK HITS ... • Texas Tech’s 41-34 win over Kansas ensured the Red Raiders of a winning season for the 17th time in the last 18 years. Tech’s 5-7 season in 2011 was its first losing season since a 5-6 campaign in 1992. • With seven wins, Texas Tech is bowl eligible for the 19th time in the last 20 years. • Texas Tech has won 7-plus games in 15 of the last 18 seasons. • Texas Tech faced six ranked opponents over the course of the 2012 season, including a school record streak of five-straight. • Texas Tech is 2-4 vs. ranked opponents this season as the Red Raiders dropped No. 4 West Virginia 49-14 and No. 21 TCU 5653 while falling to No. 14 Oklahoma, No. 4 Kansas State, No. 22 Texas and No. 24 Oklahoma State. • Texas Tech has now defeated at least one nationally ranked opponent in nine of the last 11 seasons. • Texas Tech has an all-time record of 105-113-3 in televised games and is 10-10 all-time on ESPN. Texas Tech will be playing its first game of the season on ESPN in Houston and its first since the 2010 season opener against SMU. • Texas Tech is in the midst of a school-record 193 consecutive game scoring streak. The streak dates back to Oct. 25, 1997 and during that time frame, Texas Tech has scored in double digits in 182-of-193 games. • The 8 p.m. kickoff against Minnesota will snap a streak of eight consecutive day games for the Red Raiders. The eightgame stretch of afternoon kickoffs is the longest streak for Tech since joining the Big 12 Conference in 1996. Tech’s last night game was a 6 p.m. kickoff at Iowa State on Sept. 29. The last time Tech kicked off at 8 p.m. CT was in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2, 2010. • Texas Tech has had 10-plus receivers catch at least one pass in eight of 12 games this season. • Texas Tech’s 1,674 rushing yards are its most during the regular seasons since 1998 (2,219).

NATIONAL POLLS ASSOCIATED PRESS (Dec. 2)

TEAM RECORD POINTS 1. Notre Dame (60)____________ 12-0_____________ 1,500 2. Alabama_________________ 12-1_____________ 1,424 3. Ohio State________________ 12-0_____________ 1,302 4. Florida__________________ 11-1_____________ 1,279 5. Oregon__________________ 11-1_____________ 1,250 6. Georgia_________________ 11-2_____________ 1,213 7. Kansas State______________ 11-1_____________1,129 8. Stanford_________________ 11-2_____________ 1,094 9. LSU____________________ 10-2_____________ 1,051 10. Texas A&M_______________ 10-2_____________ 1,025 11. South Carolina_____________ 10-2______________ 907 12. Oklahoma_______________ 10-2______________ 851 13. Florida State______________ 11-2______________ 789 14. Clemson_________________ 10-2______________ 691 15. Oregon State_______________ 9-3______________ 638 16. Northern Illinois____________ 12-1______________ 534 17. UCLA____________________ 9-4______________ 440 18. Utah State________________ 10-2______________ 379 19. Michigan_________________ 8-4______________ 306 20. Boise State_______________ 10-2______________ 276 21. Northwestern_______________ 9-3______________ 266 22. Louisville________________ 10-2______________ 248 23. Nebraska________________ 10-3______________ 227 24. San Jose State_____________ 10-2______________ 157 25. Kent State________________ 11-2______________ 117 BIG 12 TEAMS RECEIVING VOTES: Texas (51), Baylor (15), Oklahoma State (15), TCU (14), West Virginia (1)

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USA TODAY/COACHES (Dec. 2)

TEAM RECORD POINTS 1. Notre Dame (56)____________ 12-0_____________ 1,470 2. Alabama (3)_______________ 12-1_____________ 1,417 3. Oregon (1)________________ 11-1_____________ 1,313 4. Florida__________________ 11-1_____________ 1,287 5. Georgia_________________ 11-2_____________ 1,216 6. Kansas State______________ 11-1_____________1,190 7. LSU____________________ 10-2_____________ 1,111 8. Stanford_________________ 11-2_____________ 1,047 9. Texas A&M_______________ 10-2_____________ 1,039 10. South Carolina_____________ 10-2______________ 947 11. Oklahoma_______________ 10-2______________ 890 12. Florida State______________ 11-2______________ 853 13. Clemson_________________ 10-2______________ 769 14. Oregon State_______________ 9-3______________ 663 15. Boise State_______________ 10-2______________ 569 16. Northern Illinois____________ 12-1______________ 495 17. Northwestern_______________ 9-3______________ 444 18. Louisville________________ 10-2______________ 409 19. UCLA____________________ 9-4______________ 408 20. Utah State________________ 10-2______________ 334 21. Nebraska________________ 10-3______________ 328 22. Michigan_________________ 8-4______________ 278 23. Wisconsin_________________ 8-5______________ 115 24. San Jose State_____________ 10-2______________ 110 25. Texas____________________ 8-4_______________ 97 BIG 12 TEAMS RECEIVING VOTES: Oklahoma State (15)

BCS STANDINGS (Dec. 2)

TEAM BCS AVG. 1. Notre Dame_______________ 12-0_____________ .9978 2. Alabama_________________ 12-1_____________ .9441 3. Florida__________________ 11-1_____________ .8984 4. Oregon__________________ 11-1_____________ .8621 5. Kansas State______________ 11-1_____________.8226 6. Stanford_________________ 11-2_____________ .7683 7. Georgia_________________ 11-2_____________ .7583 8. LSU____________________ 10-2_____________ .7511 9. Texas A&M_______________ 10-2_____________ .6756 10. South Carolina_____________ 10-2_____________ .6604 11. Oklahoma_______________ 10-2_____________.6502 12. Florida State______________ 11-2_____________ .5047 13. Oregon State_______________ 9-3_____________ .4716 14. Clemson_________________ 10-2_____________ .4693 15. Northern Illinois____________ 12-1_____________ .3276 16. Nebraska________________ 10-3_____________ .3264 17. UCLA____________________ 9-4_____________ .2872 18. Michigan_________________ 8-4_____________ .2537 19. Boise State_______________ 10-2_____________ .2513 20. Northwestern_______________ 9-3_____________ .2327 21. Louisville________________ 10-2_____________ .1808 22. Utah State________________ 10-2_____________ .1787 23. Texas____________________ 8-4_____________.1519 24. San Jose State_____________ 10-2_____________ .1346 25. Kent State________________ 11-2_____________ .0772

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS • Texas Tech’s six All-Big 12 selections (First and Second Team) mark its most since 2008 (7). • Texas Tech’s five All-Big 12 second team picks are its most since 2005 (6). • Texas Tech has had a top-10 passer in 11 of the last 12 years, including eight quarterbacks that finished in the top three in the country in passing. • Texas Tech has won three consecutive bowl games against Big Ten opponents (2010 TicketCity – Northwestern, 2009 Alamo – Michigan State, 2006 Insight – Minnesota). • Texas Tech’s 453 points scored (38/game) mark its most during a regular season since 2008 (535). • Texas Tech’s eight fumbles lost matched its fewest during a regular season since 2005 (7).

• Austin Zouzalik’s 53 career punt returns rank ninth in Tech history and are the most by a Red Raider since Danny Amendola had 116 (2004-07). • Darrin Moore ranks fourth in the nation with 13 receiving touchdowns. • Eric Stephens Jr. ranks eight all-time in Big 12 history in both kickoff returns (82) and kickoff return yards (1,979). • Cody Davis’ 82 solo tackles are the most by a Red Raider in a season since 2002 (Lawrence Flugence – 124). • Senior safety Cody Davis is Tech’s most seasoned veteran on both sides of the football. Davis has made 48 starts in his career, including the regular-season finale against Baylor. • Senior offensive linemen LaAdrian Waddle and Deveric Gallington have made 37 consecutive starts.

PLAYER QUICK HITS ... • Seth Doege needs just 66 passing yards in the Meineke Car Care Bowl to become just the second quarterback in school history to pass for 4,000 yards in back-to-back years (Graham Harrell, 2006-08). • Cody Davis earned Capital One Academic All-America® first team, becoming the first Red Raider to earn the award since 2002 (QB Kliff Kingsbury). • Le’Raven Clark became the first Texas Tech offensive lineman to receive Freshman All-America honors (Scout.com Powered by Fox Sports). • LaAdrian Waddle is Tech’s first offensive lineman to earn AllBig 12 first team since 2009 (Brandon Carter) and just the third Tech offensive lineman in the last 12 years. • Cody Davis became the third Red Raider over the last 12 years to record at least 80 tackles in four consecutive seasons (Ryan Aycock, 2000-03... Lawrence Flugence, 1999-02). • Kerry Hyder leads the Big 12 with 10.5 tackles for a loss during league play while marking the most by a Red Raider since 2009 (Brandon Sharpe, 14.0). • During Big 12 play, Seth Doege led the conference in completions (274), attempts (395), touchdowns (26) and passing yards (3,076). • Seth Doege ranks fifth all-time in Big 12 history with a 69.0 career completion percentage. • Eric Ward has averaged nine receptions and 124 yards receiving per game the final five games of the season. • Darrin Moore is one of only three Red Raiders over the last 12 years with at least 10 receiving touchdowns in Big 12 play (Michael Crabtree – 2007 & 2008, Lyle Leong – 2010). • Alex Torres has at least one reception in 43-of-45 career games played. • Eric Ward joins Michael Crabtree as the only players in school history with 11 touchdown receptions in back-to-back seasons. • Three active Red Raiders were heavily recruited by Minnesota (DT Kerry Hyder, RB Eric Stephens Jr. and OL Trey Keenan). • Eric Ward (974 receiving yards) and Darrin Moore (948 receiving yards) near 1,000 yards for the season. It would mark the first for a Tech wide receiver duo since 2007 (Michael Crabtree & Danny Amendola). • Cody Davis ranks fourth in the NCAA in solo tackles (82). • Cody Davis leads the Big 12 in solo tackles. • Seth Doege led the Big 12 this season with nine 300-yards performances. • Jakeem Grant’s kickoff return for a touchdown against Baylor (97 yards) marked the first by a Red Raider in a decade (Vincent Meeks, 98 yards at No. 4 Oklahoma – 2002). • Darrin Moore has 16 touchdown receptions over his last 13 games played dating back to 2011. • Darrin Moore has had three 100-yards performances over his last four games played. • Austin Zouzalik’s 10.5 yards/punt return ranks fourth in the Big 12.

2006 INSIGHT BOWL RECAP, TTU 44, MINNESOTA 41 (OT) TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -Trailing Minnesota by four touchdowns at halftime, Texas Tech coach Mike Leach told his team it had a chance to make history. The pep talk turned out to be a prediction. The Red Raiders spotted Minnesota a 31-point, third-quarter lead, then rallied for a stunning 44-41 overtime victory in the Insight Bowl Friday night, the largest comeback in Division I-A bowl history. The previous record for a bowl comeback was 30 points, set by Marshall against East Carolina in the 2001 GMAC Bowl. “We talked at halftime that we had a great opportunity to make history, and the reason people come to Texas Tech is to play all 60 minutes,” said Leach, who fought back tears during a postgame interview. It took Tech more than 60 minutes to earn one of the more improbable victories in its history. Tech (8-6) appeared finished after Minnesota (6-7) took a 38-7 lead with 7:47 to go in the third quarter. But the Red Raiders mounted a furious comeback, scoring 31 unanswered points in less than 20 minutes. Alex Trlica’s 52-yard field goal as regulation expired sent the game into overtime. Joel Monroe kicked a 32-yard field goal to put Minnesota up 41-38 in overtime, but Shannon Woods scored on a 3-yard run to win it for the Red Raiders. That sparked a wild celebration for the Red Raiders, who mobbed each other while the shocked Gophers trudged to the locker room. “Everyone felt like, ‘Hey, we’re going to win,’ “ said Tech quarterback Graham Harrell, who was selected bowl MVP after throwing for 445 yards and two touchdowns. “If you believe, good things can happen.” Tech’s comeback began with 4:58 to go in the third quarter, when Harrell hit Phoenix native Joel Filani for a 43-yard score to cut the lead to 38-14. That started an avalanche that buried Minnesota in the first meeting of the schools. “We’re an offense that can score in a hurry, and everyone knows that,” Harrell said. Trailing 38-35 with no timeouts, the Red Raiders took over at their own 11 with 1:06 remaining. Eight plays later, Trlica tied it. Woods rushed for 109 yards and three touchdowns and Filani caught nine passes for 144 yards. For Minnesota, Amir Pinnix ran for 179 yards, Bryan Cupito threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns and tight end Jack Simmons caught seven passes for 134 yards. Minnesota set a school bowl scoring record, and Cupito, a senior, tied Asad Abdul-Khaliq’s career record of 55 touchdown passes. The records were little consolation in the end. “We just broke down,” Minnesota linebacker Mike Sherels said. “You just kind of got the feeling that we were back on our heels and playing not to lose instead of playing to win.”

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That’s not how the Gophers opened the game. They jumped ahead 7-0 after Leach went for it on fourth-and-1 at his own 45 on the opening series. Harrell was stopped on a sneak, and six plays later Cupito found Simmons for a 2-yard touchdown with 9:27 to go in the first quarter. Four minutes later, Minnesota made it 14-0 after Sherels intercepted Harrell at Tech’s 37. Pinnix capped a six-play drive with a 2-yard run. Another Harrell turnover killed a Tech scoring drive. He fumbled on a sack by Willie VanDeSteeg, and Steve Davis recovered at the Golden Gophers’ 13. Minnesota marched 87 yards - its longest scoring drive of the year - to take a 21-0 lead on Justin Valentine’s 1-yard plunge on the first play of the second quarter. Tech had a chance to slice the deficit when cornerback Antonio Huffman picked off Cupito’s pass at the Minnesota 20. But Pinnix jarred the ball loose, and it bounded into the end zone, where the Gophers recovered for a touchback. After Tech’s Shannon Woods scored from 1 yard out to make it 28-7, the Gophers answered with an 81-yard drive that ended in a 3-yard touchdown pass from Cupito to Logan Payne in the final minute of the first half. Minnesota looked as if it ended any Tech hopes for a comeback by opening the third quarter with a 16-play, 78-yard drive that consumed 7:13. Monroe’s 20-yard field goal gave the Gophers a 38-7 lead. “Everything was going our way,” Minnesota coach Glen Mason said. But it turned out to be a mirage. Afterward, interviewers told Leach that his team had indeed made history. His locker room rhetoric had turned into a record. “Didn’t realize it until the end, but I knew it was kind of a big one,” Leach said. “Quite honestly, despite that, I would have liked to have spotted them less points in order to come back from behind to win this thing.” BACK-TO-BACK NFL VENUES Texas Tech will close out the 2012 season with its second consecutive game inside an NFL stadium as the Red Raiders face Minnesota in Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans. Tech ended the regular-season with a Big 12 matchup against the Baylor Bears at Cowboys Stadium on Nov. 24. This wil mark the first time in school history, that Texas Tech has played in two NFL stadiums in the same season. OVERTIME EXPERIENCE Should the Meineke Car Care Bowl go into overtime, the Red Raiders will have plenty of experience. Texas Tech played in its third overtime game in the regular-season finale against Baylor and that set a new school record for the most in a singleseason. Prior to this season, the last time Tech played in two overtime games during the regular season was in 2002 when Tech was forced into extra periods against North Carolina State and Texas A&M. Tech went 1-1 in those games with a loss at home against the Wolfpack and a road win against the Aggies. Texas Tech with a 2-1 record in overtime games with its only blemish a 52-45 setback to Baylor. Tech’s only overtime contest in a bowl game was against Minnesota in the 2006 Insight Bowl.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS TECH SETS SINGLE-SEASON ATTENDANCE RECORD Red Raider fans turned out in record numbers in 2012 as Texas Tech established a new school record for single-season average home attendance thanks to a crowd of 55,052 at Jones AT&T Stadium for the Kansas game. Texas Tech ends its 2012 home schedule with an average attendance of 57,215 and that surpasses the previous record of 57,108 set in 2010. Since 2010, Tech has set school records for average home attendance in two of three seasons. Texas Tech Game-By-Game Attendance Sept. 1 Northwestern State 50,236 Sept. 15 New Mexico 58,995 Oct. 6 Oklahoma 60,800 Oct. 13 West Virginia 57,328 Nov. 3 Texas 60,879 Nov. 10 Kansas 55,052 DEFENSIVE TURNAROUND It is safe to say that defensive coordinator Art Kaufman could run for any elected position in Lubbock and win in a landslide. Kaufman has helped engineer one of the biggest turnarounds in college football this season and it has Texas Tech fans grinning from ear to ear. Last season, Texas Tech’s defensive unit finished 114th overall in the country and was a major reason why Texas Tech had its 18-year bowl eligibility streak come to an end. To get an accurate gauge of the improvement, here is a snapshot of Texas Tech’s NCAA defensive rankings after the first nine games of last season compared to those in 2012: Defensive Rankings 2011 2012 Total Defense__________________ 114_______ 39 Rush Defense__________________ 117_______ 73 Pass Defense____________________ 66_______ 23 Scoring Defense_________________ 114_______ 91 • Tech held a Big 12 opponent under 200 yards for the first time since 1997 (Kansas) and just the fourth time ever. The Red Raiders held Iowa State to just 189 total yards. • Tech held Oklahoma to just 380 yards of total offense and that mark was 111 yards below their average of 491.0 entering the game. • Tech held West Virginia to just 408 yards of total offense and 14 points. Both totals were well below their season averages of 570.8 (total offense) and 52.0 (points per-game). • Texas Tech has seven total interceptions so far in 2012 compared to just five in 2011. SECOND RANKED PASSING ATTACK ISN’T STINGY Texas Tech’s second-ranked passing attack has been generous as Tech quarterback Seth Doege and backup Michael Brewer have connected with 10-plus receivers in eight of 12 games this season. Texas Tech features 17 different receivers with multiple receptions and 11 receivers with 15 plus receptions. Junior Eric Ward leads the unit with 974 receiving yards and is second with 11 touchdowns. • Texas Tech has been without three of its top receivers the last six weeks in Bradley Marquez, Javon Bell and Jace Amaro. Marquez and Bell have been lost for the season while Amaro is expected to return for the bowl game. NEW YORK, NEW YORK Senior safety Cody Davis got an early December trip to New York City thanks to his work in the classroom and on the field. Davis was named one of 15 National Football Foundation Scholar Athletes, and was recognized at the 2012 NFF Awards Dinner at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City on Dec. 4. Davis, who is earning his master’s degree in Management Information Systems, will receive an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship.

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DAVIS HAVING STELLAR SENIOR SEASON Senior safety Cody Davis is in the midst of a stellar senior season and currently leads the team (ranked 7th in the Big 12) with 91 total tackles and leads the Big 12 with 82 solo tackles. Against West Virginia, Davis notched his 300th career tackle and has since increased that number to 351. Most impressively, Davis leads all Red Raiders over the last decade with 280 career solo tackles. Along with his 91 tackles this year, Davis has a teamleading three interceptions along with seven pass breakups and 10 pass deflections. DOEGE NAMED O’BRIEN SEMIFINALIST Senior quarterback Seth Doege is one of 16 semifinalists for the 2012 Davey O’Brien Award that honors the nation’s top collegiate quarterback. Doege joins Matt Barkley (USC), Tajh Boyd (Clemson), Landry Jones (Oklahoma) and Denard Robinson (Michigan) as one of five returning semifinalists. The three Davey O’Brien finalists will be announced on Monday, Nov. 19 and the 2012 Davey O’Brien winner will be announced on The Home Depot College Football Awards airing Thursday, Dec. 6 on ESPN. The 36th Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner will be held on Feb. 18, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. DOEGE MOVES TO THIRD PLACE IN CAREER PASSING YARDS Senior quarterback Seth Doege moved into third place on Texas Tech’s career passing yards list with 230 yards at Oklahoma State. With that 230 yards, Doege surpassed Taylor Potts’ (2007-10) 7,300 yards and Robert Hall’s (1990-93) 7,908 yards. Former Red Raider and current Green Bay Packer quarterback Graham Harrell holds the school record with 15,793 yards while Kliff Kingsbury (offensive coordinator at Texas A&M) is second with 12,429. CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS

1. Graham Harrell (2005-08)__________15,793 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)___________12,429 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)____________ 8,365 4. Robert Hall (1990-93)_____________ 7,908 5. Taylor Potts (2007-10)_____________ 7,835 6. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)_________ 6,789 7. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)__________ 6,756 8. B.J. Symons (2000-03)____________ 6,378 9. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)___________ 5,116 10. Ron Reeves (1978-81)_____________ 4,688 MORE ON DOEGE • Made his 24th consecutive start against Baylor • Needs just 66 passing yards in the Meineke Car Care Bowl to become just the second quarterback in school history to pass for 4,000 yards in back-to-back years (Graham Harrell, 200608). • During Big 12 play, Doege led the conference in completions (274), attempts (395), touchdowns (26) and passing yards (3,076). • Ranks fifth all-time in Big 12 history with a 69.0 career completion percentage. • Led the Big 12 this season with nine 300-yards performances. 7 FOR 7 Senior quarterback Seth Doege matched his jersey number against TCU as he tossed a career-high seven touchdown passes to lead Tech to a 56-53 win in overtime. The seven touchdown passes were the most by a Tech quarterback since Steven Sheffield tossed seven against Kansas State in 2009. Doege now has six-plus TD passes in three games this season and that is the

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Lost One Current Road Streak ..................................................Lost Two Current Bowl Streak ................................................Won Two Last Win .......................... 41-34 (2OT) vs. Kansas (11/10/12) Last Loss .....................................52-45 vs. Baylor (11/24/12) Day Games........................................................................3-5 Night Games.....................................................................4-0 On Television ....................................................................7-5 ABC ..................................................................................2-2 FOX...................................................................................0-2 FSN ...................................................................................1-1 ESPN.................................................................................0-0 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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS most by any quarterback in the FBS and ties the school record set by B.J. Symons in 2003. Games With Six TD Passes This Season Seth Doege, Texas Tech________________________ 3 Matt Barkley, USC___________________________ 2 Geno Smith, West Virginia _____________________ 1 Zac Dysert, Miami (Ohio)______________________ 1 TRACKING THE RED RAIDERS IN THE POLLS Texas Tech fell out of the Top 25 polls following a 59-21 loss at Oklahoma State. Prior to the OSU game, Tech had been ranked in the Top 25 for five consecutive weeks and six overall. Additionally, Texas Tech had been ranked in the BCS since the poll was unveiled in October. Poll Notes • Texas Tech’s first ranking of the season came on Sept. 30 following a road win at Iowa State as the coaches placed Tech at No. 24. • Texas Tech was ranked five consecutive weeks (six total this season) which was the longest consecutive streak since the 2008 season. JONES AT&T STADIUM RECORD SET AGAINST TEXAS Texas Tech fans turned out in record numbers against Texas on Nov. 3 as 60,879 fans packed the stadium and set a new all-time attendance record. The previous record was 60,800 reached earlier this season against Oklahoma (Oct. 6). The game sold out the Friday before the game and it marked the second advance sellout of the season. OVERTIME THRILLER IN COWTOWN Texas Tech’s first conference game in Fort Worth in 18 years was a thriller as the Red Raiders edged No. 23 TCU 56-53 in three overtimes. The 3OT game is the longest in school history and was Tech’s first overtime game since defeating Nebraska 3731 at Jones AT&T Stadium on Oct. 11, 2008. Prior to the TCU game, Tech had been part of just seven overtime games and had compiled a record of 4-3 in those contests. Tech is now 6-4 in overtime games. TEAM NOTES • Set a school record with 109 combined points in a game... previous record was 108 points last season at Cowboys Stadium (TTU 42, Baylor 66). • Marked the first time in Texas Tech history that both teams scored at least 50 points in a single-game. • Texas Tech has won three of its last four meetings with the Horned Frogs dating back to 1995. • TCU’s 10 points in the first quarter was the most allowed by Texas Tech in the first quarter this season. • Texas Tech recovered its first true on-side kick of the season midway through the second quarter. The on-side kick came after Tech cut the TCU lead to 17-14 with a Darrin Moore touchdown reception. The Tech kickoff team recovered the ball on squib kicks against Texas State and New Mexico that went untouched. RED RAIDERS TAKE DOWN NO. 5/4 WEST VIRGINIA Texas Tech’s convincing 49-14 win over No. 5/4 West Virginia snapped a five-game Big 12 home losing skid for the Red Raiders and gave former head coach Tommy Tuberville his second victory over a Top 5 team since taking over the Red Raider program in 2010. Texas Tech is the only Big 12 team to defeat a pair of Top 5 ranked teams since the Red Raiders also accomplished the feat – but in back-to-back weeks – in 2008. The

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last Big 12 team besides Tech to accomplish the feat was Oklahoma (2007 & 2008). Key Notes • The 35-point victory marked Tech’s biggest over a Top 5 team in school history. • Gave former head coach Tommy Tuberville a career record of 5-5 against teams ranked in the Top 5. • Texas Tech held West Virginia to a season low 14 points. • Eric Ward’s spectacular 19-yard touchdown reception that gave Tech a 14-0 lead in the first quarter was the No. 5 play on ESPN Sportscenter on Oct. 13. BUST OUT THE TOSTITO’S Texas Tech’s win over No. 5/4 West Virginia earned the Red Raiders the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week honor on Oct. 15. Coincidentally, a representative from the Fiesta Bowl was on hand in Lubbock to watch the Red Raiders handle the Mountaineers 49-14. The team honor is the fourth overall for Texas Tech. Previous Tostito’s National Team Honors 2011: Oct. 24 (following a 41-38 road win at No. 1 Oklahoma) 2008: Nov. 3 (following a 39-33 home win over No. 1 Texas) 2002: Nov. 18 (following a 42-38 home win over No. 3 Texas) THE “CHAIN GANG” SHINES IN SEASON OPENER After finishing the 2011 season with the 114th ranked defense in the NCAA, all eyes were upon Art Kaufman’s Red Raider defense on Saturday night at Jones AT&T Stadium. The group showed the crowd of 50,236 that they were serious about their offseason improvement by turning in the best defensive performance since 2007. In a dominating effort, Texas Tech held the Demons to just 84 total yards and only 13 rushing yards. The last time Tech held an opposing team to 125 or fewer yards was against this same opponent (Northwestern State) back in 2007 when the Red Raiders held the Demons to 118 yards. Defensive Notables From Northwestern State • Texas Tech held Northwestern State to just six points marking the fewest points given up since the Red Raiders held SMU to three points during the 2006 season-opener. • The NSU game marked the first time the Tech defense has held an opponent without an offensive touchdown since SMU in 2006. • Texas Tech held its opponent to seven or fewer first downs (6) for the first time since 2006 when Tech held SE Louisiana to seven. • Texas Tech held NSU to 13 rushing yards which is the fewest allowed by a Tech defense since 1998 when the Red Raiders held Fresno State to nine total rushing yards. • Texas Tech held Northwestern State to only 49 plays and that marked the fewest plays by a Tech opponent since 2000 (North Texas – 46). STEPHENS MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN Senior Eric Stephens made his triumphant return in the season opener from a season ending knee injury suffered against Texas A&M last year. Stephens was on track for one of the best seasons by a Tech running back, since the late 1990s, before that injury in game five sidelined him for the rest of the season and took away the team’s best offensive player. After a grueling rehabilitation, Stephens returned to team workouts during fall

camp. Notables • On his first touch in the season opener, Stephens caught a 7-yard pass that moved him into 7th place all-time at Texas Tech in career yardage. He entered the game with 3,389 career yards and moved past Danny Amendola. • With 58 rushing yards against the Demons, Stephens moved past the 1,500 career rushing yards mark. The last Red Raider to pick up 1,500 career rushing yards was Baron Batch. • He scored Texas Tech’s first touchdown of the 2012 season on a 4-yard rush with 2:50 remaining in the first quarter. • Stephens recorded his fifth career multiple touchdown game in the season opener with a pair of rushing touchdowns. In his career he has four multiple rushing touchdown games and one multiple receiving touchdown game. BUSTIN TAKES OVER Sophomore placekicker Ryan Bustin had an impressive debut in the season opener agasint Northwestern State. Bustin connected on three field goals in the game and that marked the first time in over 12 years that a kicker has connected on three field goals in a career debut. Robert Treece was the last Red Raider kicker to connect on multiple field goals in a career debut as he booted two against New Mexico in 2001. BREWER TOSSES TWO TDs IN CAREER DEBUT Heralded redshirt freshman quarterback Michael Brewer got the first playing time of his career in Tech’s season opener against Northwestern State. Brewer replaced starter Seth Doege at the beginning of the fourth quarter and proceeded to lead the Red Raiders on three scoring drives. In his one quarter of action, Brewer tossed two touchdown passes and became the first Tech quarterback to accomplish that in a career debut since Ron Reeves threw two TD passes in his debut against Arizona (41-26 Tech win) on Sept. 23, 1978. ANDERSON, HOLUB, PARKS ENTER HALL OF HONOR The season opener against Northwestern State went down in the history books as the night the Red Raiders officially unveiled the newly established Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor. Donny Anderson (Running Back, 1963-65), E.J. Holub (Center/ Linebacker, 1958-60) and Dave Parks (Split End, 1961-63) were permanently enshrined on the west side of Jones AT&T Stadium during a pregame ceremony. About this year’s inductees: Donny Anderson, Running Back, 1963-1965 Nicknamed the Golden Palomino, Anderson is one of three Red Raiders to have his jersey formally retired at Texas Tech. In 1989, he became Texas Tech’s second induction into the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame. A consensus All-American in both 1964 and 1965, Anderson capped off his Red Raider career by finishing fourth in the Heisman Trophy balloting as a senior in ’65. He was named the Co-National Player of the Year in 1965 by The Sporting News while earning All-Southwest Conference Honors in 1963, 1964 and 1965. He was a first-round draft choice in both the AFL and the NFL in 1965 and ended up playing for the Green Bay Packers and the St. Louis Cardinals. Anderson was inducted into the Texas Tech Hall of Honor in 1978. E.J. Holub, Center/Linebacker, 1958-1960 Nicknamed “The Beast”, Holub is one of just three Red Raiders

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS to have his jersey formally retired at Texas Tech. In 1986, he became Texas Tech’s first-ever inductee into the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame. Holub was a First Team All-American in 1959 and 1960 and finished 10th in the Heisman Trophy voting in 1960. Holub was Texas Tech’s first All-Southwest Conference honoree in 1960 and was recently named to Street & Smith’s 50th Anniversary Team. Holub was a first-round draft pick by the AFL and a second round pick by the NFL. As a pro, he was named an AFL All-Star in 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965 and 1966 and is the only player in history to start two Super Bowls at two different positions. He was inducted into the Texas Tech Hall of Honor in 1977. Dave Parks, Spit End, 1961-1963 Parks joins fellow Ring of Honor inductees Donny Anderson and E.J. Holub as one of just three players in Tech history to have their jersey formally retired. In 2008, Parks was inducted into the National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame. He was a consensus All-American in 1963 and an AllSouthwest Conference selection in 1962 and 1963. Parks is the only player in school history to be drafted as the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft as he was taken by the San Francisco 49ers in 1964. His pro career spanned 10 seasons including stops in San Francisco, New Orleans and Houston. He was inducted into the Texas Tech Hall of Honor in 1990.

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DEFENSE UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP The Texas Tech defense will be under the guidance of first-year coordinator Art Kaufman, who is the fourth different coach to lead the Red Raider defense in the last four years. Since 2009, Texas Tech defenses have been led by Ruffin McNeil, James Willis, Chad Glasgow and now Kaufman. Texas Tech ran the 4-3 defense in Tommy Tuberville’s first season in 2010 but switched to the 4-2-5 with the hire of Glasgow in 2011. The Red Raiders returned to the 4-3 defense in the spring under Kaufman’s leadership.

TECH LOOKING FOR AN EXPLOSIVE OFFENSE IN 2012 The expectations on the Texas Tech offense haven’t been this high since the 2008 season and with a veteran line and experienced quarterback, the Red Raiders should have their best offensive unit of the Tuberville era. Texas Tech has four players on offense that are candidates for national awards in quarterback Seth Doege, running back Eric Stephens, offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle and wide receiver Eric Ward. Texas Tech Offensive Snapshot • A combined 147 starts return for Texas Tech in 2012. • Of the 147 starts, 78 are divided amongst eight players at skill positions. • In 2011, Texas Tech finished 13th nationally in total offense (470.58 yards per-game), seventh nationally in pass offense (345.42 yards per-game) and 22nd nationally in scoring offense (33.83). • Senior quarterback Seth Doege (the nation’s leading passer in 2011) returns his top three targets in 2012 which includes junior Eric Ward, who led the team in receiving in 2011 with 84 catches for 800 yards and 11 touchdowns. Ward averaged 66.7 yards-per-game receiving in 2011 and posted a careerhigh 151 yards receiving in the regular-season finale against Baylor at Cowboys Stadium. Ward was a second-team All-Big 12 selection by the San Antonio Express-News, Fort Worth StarTelegram and the Waco Tribune-Herald. • Texas Tech enters 2012 with arguably the best quarterback tandem in the Big 12 Conference in Seth Doege and Michael Brewer. Doege was an O’Brien Semifinalist in 2011 while Brewer turned quite a few heads on the practice field last spring and fall. Brewer was part of four state championship teams at Lake Travis High School and was an All-State selection as a senior.

THE CHAIN GANG After ending the 2011 season as the nation’s 114th ranked defense, new defensive coordinator Art Kaufman had his work cut out for him when he this job back in the spring. Kaufman’s maturity and experience has the defensive unit believing they can do big things, which has helped the seniors on defense adopt a new nickname - “The Chain Gang.” Using the principle that links on a chain hold up under pressure and each play an equal and important role. Kaufman has this group believing instead of reacting. • Texas Tech returns a combined 159 starts on defense divided amongst 15 players. • A total of five new faces are on Texas Tech’s defensive twodeep for the season opener against Northwestern State while two others appear on the list that were redshirted in 2011. JUCO INFLUX In need of immediate depth and experience, Texas Tech turned to the junior colleges in the 2012 recruiting class. Texas Tech has 11 junior college transfers on the roster and a large majority are expected to make contributions this season. The seasonopening depth chart lists seven of those transfers. Junior College Transfers Name Position Previous School Brandon Bagley DB College of Sequoias Javon Bell WR Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Olaoluwa Falemi DB LA Harbor College Rashad Fortenberry OL Mississippi Gulf Coast CC SaDale Foster RB Riverside CC Bruce Jones DB Riverside CC

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DESTINATION POSTSEASON After watching its Big 12 record 18-year streak of bowl eligibility slip through their fingers, the 2012 Red Raiders are determined to be back in the postseason this year. Texas Tech suffered its first losing season in 16 years last year but return 18 starters (nine on both sides of the football) and will be armed with two recruiting classes (2011 and 2012) that were the highest ranked in school history. CLASSROOM SUCCESS Texas Tech and Tommy Tuberville’s commitment to education is evident as the Red Raiders lead the Big 12 Conference in graduation rate. Additionally, Texas Tech will suit up nine football student-athletes this fall that have already earned their degree from Texas Tech. Current student-athletes with degrees in hand: QB Seth Doege, WR Eric Ward, WR Austin Zouzalik, S Cody Davis, OL Deveric Gallington, WR Darrin Moore, RB Josh Talbott, DB Eugene Neboh and WR Alex Torres.

NATION’S BEST RECEIVING CORP? Texas Tech has a strong case that it is home to the best receiving corp in college football. Anchored by preseason Biletnikoff Award candidate Eric Ward, the Red Raiders return five players in 2012 that have a combined 48 career starts. Along with Ward, Tech returns seniors Alex Torres, Austin Zouzalik, Darrin Moore and Marcus Kennard who will provide key leadership

to a talented group of newcomers. Senior Tyson Williams, one of the most talented receivers on the squad, will play his first and last season in 2012 after transferring from West Texas A&M. Along with Williams, Texas Tech returns Jace Amaro and Bradley Marquez who had strong freshman seasons in 2011. Newcomer Javon Bell, a junior college transfer, and redshirt freshmen Javares McRoy and Jakeem Grant should give Texas Tech one of the fastest groups in the country. • Texas Tech’s talented group of returning receivers includes Eric Ward, Alex Torres (616 yards, 4 TDs), Darrin Moore (571 yards, 8 TDs), Austin Zouzalik (121 yards), Marcus Kennard (182 yards) and Jace Amaro (57 yards, 2 TDs). STRONG UP FRONT Although depth is an issue at offensive line, there is reason to be excited about this year’s group. Tech will field its strongest and most experienced offensive line since that stellar group of 2008. Led by senior left tackle LaAdrian Waddle, this year’s line features three seniors in Waddle, Deveric Gallington and Terry McDaniel. Those three seniors have a combined 68 career starts amongst them and will be a key component to the Red Raiders success on offense in 2012. RIVERA HEADED TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Gabe Rivera (aka Senor Sack), one of the most dominant football student-athletes in Texas Tech history, will take his rightful place with the greatest players in the collegiate game with induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. The class will be inducted into the hall of fame at the 2012 National Football Foundation Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on December 4, while the enshrinement will take place in the summer of 2013. • The 2012 Hall of Fame Class consists of: Charles Alexander, RB, LSU; Otis Armstrong, RB, Purdue; Steve Bartowski, QB, California; Hal Bedsole, SE, USC; Dave Casper, TE, Notre Dame; Ty Detmer, QB, BYU; Tommy Kramer, QB, Rice; Art Monk, WR, Syracuse; Greg Myers, DB, Colorado State; Jonathan Ogden, Offensive Tackle, UCLA; Gabe Rivera, DL, Texas Tech; Mark Simoneau, LB, Kansas State; Scott Thomas, Safety, Air Force; John Wooten, Offensive Guard, Colorado; Phillip Fulmer, Head Coach, University of Tennessee; Jimmy Johnson, Head Coach, Miami; R.C. Slocum, Head Coach, Texas A&M . • Three other Red Raiders have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, with the last enshrinement coming in 2008 when Dave Parks was honored. E.J. Holub was Tech’s first member of the hall as he was enshrined in 1986 and was followed by Donny Anderson in 1989. TECH SENDING “STUDENT-ATHLETES” TO THE NFL Since 2003, 76 percent (13-of-17) Texas Tech players that have moved on to the NFL (drafted) have earned degrees from Texas Tech. Baron Batch- graduated Jamar Wall- graduated Darcel McBath- graduated Joel Filani- graduated Keyunta Dawson- graduated EJ Whitley - graduated Dylan Gandy- graduated Daniel Loper- graduated Mike Smith - graduated Carlos Francis- graduated

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS B.J. Symons- graduated Aaron Hunt- graduated Kliff Kingsbury- graduated HOW TO DOEGE 2011 Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist Seth Doege returns for his senior season to lead what could possibly be the most potent Red Raider offense in the Tuberville era. Doege threw for 4,004 yards and connected on 398-of-581 passes and 28 touchdowns as a junior in 2011. He owns the NCAA record for completion percentage in a single-game as he completed 40of-44 passes (90.1 percentage) in a 59-13 win at New Mexico. Doege also helped orchestrate one of the biggest wins in school history as he led the Red Raiders to a 41-38 win over then No. 1 Oklahoma in Norman on Oct. 22. Doege threw for 441 yards and four touchdowns in the win, which snapped OU’s NCAAleading 39-game home win streak. He is a preseason candidate for four national, including the Maxwell Award and Walter Camp National Player of the Year. • If you need to brush up on the pronunciation of his name, log on to youtube.com and search for “How To Doege.” TWO DEGREE DOEGE Doege’s on-field accomplishments are widely known, but his work in the classroom should not be overlooked. Doege earned his degree in May 2011 which means that both year’s he has been Tech’s starting quarterback, he has done so while a graduate student. He is expected to complete his master’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science in December which will give him two degrees at the completion of his athletic eligibility. He was a First Team Academic All-Big 12 selection in 2011 and has been nominated for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. STEPHENS CLEARED TO RETURN FOR 2012 After suffering one of the worst knee injuries a player can endure, running back Eric Stephens has been given the green light to return for his senior season. A dead ball injury suffered against Texas A&M forced Stephens to miss the final seven games of the 2011 season. In his absence, Texas Tech won just one game the remainder of the season and his impact on the offense was obvious. A difficult surgery and intense rehabilitation has put Stephens back into the fold in 2012 and the respect for his ability is so high that he was named a preseason candidate for the Doak Walker Award. • Prior to his injury, Stephens had rushed for 100-plus yards in four of five games and was on track for the best season by a Tech running back since Ricky Williams in 1999. • Stephens compiled 565 yards in five games last season while rushing for eight touchdowns. • Owns 1,487 career rushing yards along with 16 touchdowns. • Owns 458 career receiving yards along with three touchdowns.

awards which is more than Tech had during the 2008 preseason. QB Seth Doege – Maxwell Award (Top Player) QB Seth Doege – Davey O’Brien Award (Top Quarterback) QB Seth Doege – Walter Camp Player of the Year (National Player of the Year) QB Seth Doege – Manning Award (Top Quarterback – Including Bowl Performance) QB Seth Doege – Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (Top Quarterback) QB Seth Doege – Senior Bowl Watch List OL LaAdrian Waddle – Outland Trophy (Top Interior Lineman) OL LaAdrian Waddle – Lombardi Award (Top Lineman or Linebacker) WR Eric Ward – Biletnikoff Award (Top Wide Receiver) RB Eric Stephens – Doak Walker Award (Top Running Back) SMITH READY FOR THE BIG LIGHTS? Perhaps the newcomer that has made the most impact is junior linebacker Will Smith. Smith transferred to Texas Tech from Riverside C.C. in time for the spring semester and has become a force on the Tech defense. In fact, his strong showing in the spring and during fall training camp has him being mentioned as a candidate for Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honors. Smith is anchoring the middle of Tech’s three-man linebacking crew and will play a key role in the run defense. Last season, Texas Tech finished last in the FBS in rush defense as the Red Raiders allowed an average of 258 yards rushing per-game. Smith will anchor what figures to be a much stronger linebacking corp with sophomore Sam Eguavoen and junior Terrance Bullitt. Bullitt is making the move from safety to linebacker in order to give the Red Raiders more play making ability at the position. DOUGLAS EARNS STARTING NOD AT CORNER Last season, with Texas Tech running low on defensive options at cornerback, the decision was made to move wide receiver Cornelius Douglas to defense. What the coaches soon found out was that Douglas was the best cover guy on the squad and his move was made permanent during spring practice. Since that time Douglas has won the starting nod at left corner and will be backed up by junior college transfer Bruce Jones.

DEPTH AT RUNNING BACK The running back position might be one of the deepest units on this year’s team. Along with senior Eric Stephens, Tech returns two talented sophomores in Kenny Williams and DeAndre Washington and will have the services of junior college transfer SaDale Foster. Washington suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Missouri game and, like Stephens, has been participating in fall camp. The Texas Tech coaching staff is hoping to get enough production from Stephens, Williams and Foster so that Washington can take a redshirt this year. RED RAIDERS ON NATIONAL AWARD WATCH LISTS Texas Tech has four players up for nine national postseason

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS INDIVIDUAL HONORS/AWARDS JACE AMARO All-Big 12 (2nd Team) Midseason College Football News All-America (Second Team) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (First Team) Midseason CBS Sports All-Big 12 (First Team) College Football Performance Award – National Tight End of the Week (10/15) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Tight End of the Week (9/17) MICHAEL BREWER Academic All-Big 12 (Second Team) TERRANCE BULLITT All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) DARTWAN BUSH San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (2nd Team) RYAN BUSTIN All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Third Team) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Placekicker of the Week (9/10) Le’RAVEN CLARK Scout.com Freshman All-America (2nd Team) All-Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year (Honorable Mention) Academic All-Big 12 (Second Team) CODY DAVIS Capital One Academic All-America (First Team) All-Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (Honorable Mention) All-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (Honorable Mention) All-Big 12 (2nd Team) Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) Midseason College Football News All-America (Third Team) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Second Team) National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award (1-of-15 in the Nation) Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/15) Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Second Team) Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (Third Team) Preseason Phil Steele No. 8 Strong Safety (Nationally) SETH DOEGE All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) AT&T All-America Player of the Week (10/25) Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist (Top Quarterback) Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week (10/25) AT&T All-America Player of the Week Nominee (10/22) Manning Ward Stars of the Week (10/22) College Football Performance Award – National Performer of the Week (10/22) College Football Performance Award – National Quarterback of the Week (10/22) Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (10/15) Davey O’Brien Award National Quarterback of the Week (10/15) AT&T All-America Player of the Week Nominee (10/15) Manning Award Stars of the Week (10/15) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention

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National Quarterback of the Week (10/15) College Football Performance Award – National Performer of the Week (9/17) College Football Performance Award – National Quarterback of the Week (9/17) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Quarterback of the Week (9/10) Maxwell Award Watch List (Top Player) Davey O’Brien Award Watch List (Top Quarterback) Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List (National Player of the Year) Manning Award Watch List (Top Quarterback – Including Bowl Performance) Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List (Top Quarterback) Senior Bowl Watch List Preseason Phil Steele No. 34 Quarterback (Nationally) CORNELIUS DOUGLAS All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Third Team) Jim Thorpe National Defensive Back of the Week (10/3) Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/1) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Defensive Back of the Week (10/1) RYAN ERXLEBEN All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Punter of the Week (10/22) KRAMER FYFE Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) JAKEEM GRANT College Football Performance Award – National Kick Returner of the Week (11/25) SUMMIT HOGUE Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) KERRY HYDER San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team) AP All-Big 12 (1st Team) All-Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year (Honorable Mention) All-Big 12 (2nd Team) CBS Sports All-Big 12 (First Team) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Second Team) Midseason CBS Sports All-Big 12 (First Team) Midseason ESPN All-Big 12 (First Team) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Defensive Lineman of the Week (9/3) D.J. JOHNSON All-Big 12 (2nd Team) LEON MACKEY All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)

Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) TERRY McDANIEL Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) DARRIN MOORE All-Big 12 (2nd Team) College Football Performance Award – Honorable Mention National Wide Receiver of the Week (11/25) Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (Second Team) Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (Second Team) EUGENE NEBOH Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) TRE’ PORTER All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) WILL SMITH Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Third Team) Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (Third Team) Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Fourth Team) ERIC STEPHENS Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (Second Team) Doak Walker Award Watch List (Top Running Back) ALEX TORRES Academic All-Big 12 (First Team) LaADRIAN WADDLE San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team) AP All-Big 12 (1st Team) All-Big 12 (1st Team) Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Second Team) Midseason ESPN All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason CBSSports.com All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason Lindy’s All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason Turfburner.com All-Big 12 (First Team) Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (Second Team) Outland Trophy Watch List (Top Interior Lineman) Lombardi Award Watch List (Top Lineman or Linebacker) Preseason Yahoo! No. 10 Offensive Lineman (Nationally) Preseason Phil Steele No. 16 Offensive Lineman (Nationally) ERIC WARD San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (2nd Team) All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (Second Team) Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (Third Team) Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Top Wide Receiver) Preseason Phil Steele No. 51 Wide Receiver (Nationally) KENNY WILLIAMS All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) AUSTIN ZOUZALIK Academic All-Big 12 (First Team)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS 2012 PRESEASON PREDICTIONS

2012 PRESEASON HONORS

2011 POSTSEASON HONORS

2012 Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll 1. Oklahoma (32) 396 2. West Virginia (7) 339 3. Texas 291 4. Oklahoma State 267 5. TCU (1) 260 6. Kansas State (1) 257 7. Baylor 162 8. Iowa State 121 9. Texas Tech 116 10. Kansas 46 First-place votes in parentheses

Preseason All-Big 12 Conference S Cody Davis – Phil Steele (Second Team), College Sports Madness (Third Team)

Terrance Bullitt All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (Dallas Morning News)

WR Darrin Moore – Athlon Sports (Second Team), College Football News (Second Team)

Donnie Carona Academic All-Big 12 second team

LB Will Smith – College Sports Madness (Third Team), Phil Steele (Fourth Team)

Cody Davis Academic All-Big 12 first team

RB Eric Stephens – Athlon Sports (Second Team)

Blake Dees Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense (Rivals.com)

Phil Steele’s 2012 College Football Preview 1. Oklahoma 2. Texas 3. Oklahoma State 4. West Virginia 5. TCU 6. Kansas State 7. Texas Tech 8. Baylor 9. Iowa State 10. Kansas David Ubben, ESPN.com 1. Oklahoma 2. West Virginia 3. Kansas State 4. TCU 5. Texas 6. Oklahoma State 7. Baylor 8. Texas Tech 9. Iowa State 10. Kansas Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine 1. West Virginia 2. Oklahoma 3. TCU 4. Texas 5. Kansas State 6. (t) Baylor Oklahoma State Texas Tech 9. Iowa State 10. Kansas

OL LaAdrian Waddle – Big 12 Media (First Team), CBSSports.com (First Team), Athlon Sports (First Team), Lindy’s (First Team), Phil Steele (First Team), College Sports Madness (First Team), Turfburner.com (First Team), College Football News (Second Team) WR Eric Ward – Phil Steele (Second Team), College Sports Madness (Third Team)

Seth Doege Academic All-Big 12 first team Davey O’Brien Semifinalist Lonnie Edwards All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 honorable mention (AP)... All-Big 12 third team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 Midseason second team (Phil Steele)

National Award Lists QB Seth Doege – Maxwell Award (Top Player) QB Seth Doege – Davey O’Brien Award (Top Quarterback) QB Seth Doege – Walter Camp Player of the Year (National Player of the Year) QB Seth Doege – Manning Award (Top Quarterback – Including Bowl Performance) QB Seth Doege – Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (Top Quarterback) QB Seth Doege – Senior Bowl Watch List

Sam Eguavoen Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense (Rivals.com)

OL LaAdrian Waddle – Outland Trophy (Top Interior Lineman) OL LaAdrian Waddle – Lombardi Award (Top Lineman or Linebacker)

D.J. Johnson All-Big 12 Midseason second team (Phil Steele)

WR Eric Ward – Biletnikoff Award (Top Wide Receiver) RB Eric Stephens – Doak Walker Award (Top Running Back) National Player Ratings SS Cody Davis (No. 8, Phil Steele) OL LaAdrian Waddle (No. 16, Phil Steele) OL LaAdrian Waddle (No. 10, Yahoo!) RB Eric Stephens (No. 32, Phil Steele) QB Seth Doege (No. 34, Phil Steele) WR Eric Ward (No. 51, Phil Steele) National Unit Ratings Quarterbacks: No. 9 (Phil Steele) Wide Receivers: No. 9 (Phil Steele) Offensive Line: No. 29 (Phil Steele)

Ryan Erxleben All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (Kansas City Star)... Academic All-Big 12 second team Adam James All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (AP)... All-Big 12 second team (Kansas City Star)

Darrin Moore Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation’s Top WR) Ben McRoy All-Big 12 second team (Rivals.com)... All-Big 12 Midseason first team (Phil Steele) Mickey Okafor Academic All-Big 12 first team Delvon Simmons Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense (Rivals.com) Eric Stephens All-Big 12 Midseason first team (Phil Steele)... Paul Hornung Award Watch List (Nation’s Most Versatile Player)... Alex Torres All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... Academic All-Big 12 second team... Eric Ward All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 third team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 second team (San Antonio Express-News)... All-Big 12 second team (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)... All-Big 12 second team (Waco TribuneHerald)... Academic All-Big 12 second team... All-Big 12 Midseason second team (Phil Steele) LaAdrian Waddle All-Big 12 second team (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (AP)... All-Big 12 second team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 second team (Columbia Tribune)... All-Big 12 second team (San Antonio Express-News)... All-Big 12 second team (Kansas City Star)... All-Big 12 second team (Dallas Morning News)... All-Big 12 second team (Waco Tribune-Herald)... All-Big 12 Midseason second team (Phil Steele) DeAndre Washington All-Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year honorable mention (Coaches)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS NUMERICAL ROSTER NO 1 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 16 18 18 19 20 21 21 22 22 23 23 24 24 25 26 26 27 27 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 33 34 35 35 36 37 37 38 38 39 40

PLAYER Javon Bell Terrance Bullitt Reginald Davis Cornelius Douglas Tyson Williams Derrick Mays Austin Barr Tre’ Porter Kris Williams Austin Zouzalik Seth Doege Will Smith SaDale Foster Delvon Simmons Branden Jackson Shawn Corker Pete Robertson Dustin Walton Jakeem Grant Leon Mackey D.J. Johnson Tucker Tuberville Brant Costilla Sam Eguavoen Darrin Moore La’Darius Newbold Justin Cooper Clayton Nicholas Michael Brewer Cody Davis Micah Awe Eric Ward Derreck Edwards Chris Payne Jarvis Phillips DeAndre Washington Jace Amaro Dawson Gamble Jeremy Reynolds Emilo Vera Bruce Jones Eric Stephens Jr. Blake Dees Ryan Erxleben John White Brad Pearson Zach Winbush Brent Mitcham Happiness Osunde Dominique Wheeler Olaoluwa Falemi Josh Talbott Austin Stewart Eugene Neboh Brandon Bagley Casey Parkhill Omar Ontiveros Kenny Williams Brandon DeFrance Keenon Ward Theirry Nguema Quinton White Chris Yeakey Summitt Hogue Evan Roll Seth Mannon Chase Robison

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POS WR LB WR DB WR CB QB CB LB IR QB LB RB DT LB WR DE QB IR DL S QB QB LB WR DB LB QB QB S LB WR WR LB CB RB TE WR/DB CB WR DB RB LB P S WR LB WR CB WR DB RB DB CB DB TE FB RB WR ATH DB RB S ATH RB K DL

HT 6-0 6-3 6-0 5-9 5-11 5-11 6-4 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-7 6-5 6-4 6-1 6-3 6-3 5-6 6-5 6-0 6-0 6-4 6-1 6-4 5-11 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-0 6-1 5-10 5-10 5-8 6-5 5-11 5-9 5-10 5-7 5-8 6-0 6-1 5-10 6-3 6-1 5-8 5-9 6-1 5-9 6-0 6-0 5-10 5-10 6-4 6-1 5-9 5-11 5-9 5-10 5-7 6-3 5-11 6-3 6-6 6-4

WT 180 221 184 198 210 175 187 202 213 187 197 224 187 290 248 193 220 229 163 260 190 196 224 220 216 190 213 216 183 202 205 204 177 187 188 182 257 175 175 159 171 201 215 191 200 215 219 183 188 177 157 199 206 180 155 236 236 219 177 189 168 197 197 184 215 252 237

YR-EX Jr-TR Jr-2L Fr-HS Sr-3L Sr-RS Jr-2L Fr.-HS Jr-2L Fr-HS Sr-3L Sr-3L Jr-TR Jr-TR So-1L Fr-RS So-1L Fr-RS Fr-TR Fr-RS Sr-1L Sr-3L Fr-HS Jr-SQ So-1L Sr-2L Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-HS Fr-RS Sr-3L Fr-HS Jr-2L Fr-RS So-TR Jr-2L So-1L So-1L Fr.-HS Fr-RS Fr.-HS Jr-TR Sr-3L So-1L Jr-2L Fr-RS Fr-RS So-1L So-SQ Sr-1L Fr-HS Jr-TR Jr-SQ So-TR Sr-2L So-TR Jr.-HS Jr-1L So-1L Jr-TR Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-HS Sr-RS Fr-RS So-TR So-TR Fr-HS

HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL/LAST SCHOOL Jacksonville, Fla./Ribault/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Garland, Texas/Naaman Forest Tenaha, Texas/Tenaha Lawton, Okla./Lawton Aldine, Texas/Aldine/West Texas A&M Killeen, Texas/Shoemaker Southlake, Texas/Colleyville Covenant Midwest City, Okla./Carl Albert Dallas, Texas/Bryan Adams Lubbock, Texas/Coronado Wolfforth, Texas/Frenship Riverside, Calif./Notre Dame/Riverside CC Riverside, Calif./J.W. North/Riverside CC McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Cardinal Gibbons Longview, Texas/Longview Raton, N.M./Raton/New Mexico Mesquite, Texas/Mesquite Horn Wilmington, Del./Hargrave Military/Hinds CC Austin, Texas/St. Stephen’s Episcopal Lubbock, Texas/Frenship Dallas, Texas/Parish Episcopal/Navarro JC Garland, Texas/Lakeview Centennial Irving, Texas/McArthur/Blinn College Lancaster, Texas/Lancaster Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./University Abilene, Texas/Cooper Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis Stephenville, Texas/Stephenville Arlington, Texas/Summitt Wichita Falls, Texas/Rider Brenham, Texas/Brenham Columbia, S.C./Columbia/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Dallas, Texas/Carter Missouri City, Texas/T. Marshall San Antonio, Texas/MacArthur Austin, Texas/Regent School of Austin Greensboro, N.C./Dudley Arlington, Texas/Arlington Eastvale, Calif./Roosevelt/Riverside CC Mansfield, Texas/Timberview Spanish Fort, Ala./Spanish Fort Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis Bremond, Texas/Bremond Lubbock, Texas/Monterey Schertz, Texas/Clemens Houston, Texas/Cypress Creek Dallas, Texas/Seguin/Kilgore College Crockett, Texas/Crockett Carson, Calif./Banning/LA Harbor College Trophy Club, Texas/Liberty Christian Matthews, N.C./Butler/L.A. Pierce JC Odessa, Texas/Permian Los Angeles, Calif./Compton/College of Sequoias Lubbock, Texas/Idalou Austin, Texas/Westlake Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson Colleyville, Texas/Heritage/SE Oklahoma St. Snyder, Texas/Snyder Corona, Calif./Santiago College Station, Texas/A&M Consolidated St. Helena, Calif./St. Helena/Redlands Lubbock, Texas/Frenship Fort Worth, Texas/Nolan Catholic/Drake Houston, Texas/Episcopal/College of Canyons Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers 10


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS 41 42 42 43 45 45 46 48 49 50 50 51 52 53 54 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 71 72 73 75 76 77 79 80 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 94 95 96 97 98

J.J. Gaines Daniel Cobb Taylor Symmank Jackson Richards Kramer Fyfe Jordan Vestal Chris Knighton Ryan Bustin Andrew Bowman Parker Bradham Tyler Scalzi Tony Morales Alex Chester Kindred Evans Dartwan Bush Alfredo Morales David Brenner Trent Williams Preston Odette Brad Duru Matt Gonzales Le’Raven Clark James Polk Wayne Foster LaAdrian Waddle Deveric Gallington Matt Wilson Terry McDaniel Kyle Clark Beau Carpenter Rashad Fortenberry Jared Kaster Conner Grooms Trey Keenan Bobby Esiaba Jason Sabolboro Coop Woodyard Zak Britton Jordan Davis Alex Torres Aaron Fisher Marcus Kennard Cameron Wright Carson Rice Kerry Hyder Michael Starts Donte Phillips Taylor Karrh Dennell Wesley Michael Ballard Anthony Smith

CB LB K DE PK DB DE K K WR LB OL DS DE DE OL DS DS LB DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL DE WR ATH WR IR WR WR WR TE WR DE DL DT TE DT ATH DL

COACHING STAFF Interim Head Coach________________Chris Thomsen Interim Offensive Coordinator_________Sonny Cumbie Defensive Coordinator______________Art Kaufman Inside Receivers__________________Scott Parr Outside Receivers_________________Tommy Mainord Defensive Line___________________Fred Tate Defensive Ends___________________Robert Prunty Running Backs___________________Chad Scott Offensive Line___________________Justin Keown Defensive Backs__________________John Lovett Strength and Conditioning___________Joe Walker

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5-10 6-0 6-2 6-4 5-8 6-0 6-1 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-4 6-3 5-10 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-5 6-6 6-3 6-6 6-3 6-6 6-7 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-3 6-2 6-6 6-0 6-0 6-1 5-9 5-9 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-1 6-2 5-10

180 219 173 248 159 192 252 172 217 210 220 302 220 228 256 302 219 183 214 275 255 303 332 266 330 319 268 328 286 284 275 271 284 280 230 199 193 170 174 202 188 203 223 210 281 303 260 227 286 217 312

Fr-RS Jr-2L So-TR So-1L So-SQ So.-TR Jr-2L So-RS Sr-SQ Fr.-HS Fr.-HS Fr-RS So-1L Fr-RS Jr-2L Fr-RS Fr-RS So-TR So-TR Fr.-TR Fr.-HS Fr-RS So-1L Fr-RS Sr-3L Sr-3L Fr-RS Sr-3L Jr-1L So-1L Jr-TR Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-HS So.-HS Jr-SQ Fr-HS Fr-HS So-RS Sr-3L Jr-2L Sr-1L Fr-RS Fr.-HS Jr-2L Fr-HS Fr-RS So.-TR Jr-1L So.-TR Fr-HS

Irving, Texas/Nimitz Killeen, Texas/Ellison McKinney, Texas/McKinney Boyd/Southern Arkansas Southlake, Texas/Carroll Austin, Texas/Lake Travis Lubbock, Texas/Monterey/New Mexico Longview, Texas/Longview Kilgore, Texas/Kilgore/Kilgore College Austin, Texas/Westlake Aledo, Texas/Aledo Flower Mound, Texas/Flower Mound Arlington, Texas/Sam Houston Austin, Texas/Austin Grand Prairie, Texas/South Grand Prairie Clute, Texas/Brazoswood Arlington, Texas/Sam Houston Plano, Texas, Canyon Creek Christian Academy Spring, Texas/Westfield/Blinn JC Coppell, Texas/Coppell/Southern Nazarene Addison, Texas/W.T. White/Northwestern State Odessa, Texas/Odessa Rockdale, Texas/Rockdale Houston, Texas/Alief Elsik Austin, Texas/Austin Columbus, Texas/Columbus North Richland Hills, Texas/Richland Coldspring, Texas/Coldspring Oakhurst Diana, Texas/New Diana Denton, Texas/Guyer Sulphur Springs, Texas/Sulphur Springs Tylertown, Miss./Bowling Green/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Altair, Texas/Altair Rice Tyler, Texas/Robert E. Lee Argyle, Texas/Argyle Houston, Texas/Dallastown PA New Braunfels, Texas/Canyon The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands Lubbock, Texas/Frenship Arlington, Texas/Arlington/Southwestern Oklahoma State El Paso, Texas/Franklin Keller, Texas/Fossil Ridge Lawton, Okla./Lawton/Butler CC Lubbock, Texas/Cooper Austin, Texas/Regent School of Austin Austin, Texas/Lyndon B. Johnson Waco, Texas/La Vega Milwaukee, Wis./Homestead Amarillo, Texas/Amarillo/Blinn College Hastings, Fla./Menendez/Butler CC Austin, Texas/Anderson/Concordia Houston, Texas/Spring Westfield

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE (For An Audio Version of the pronuncation guide, log on to: http:// www.texastech.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/text-m-footbl-mtt.html) Micah Awe_____________________AH-way Jace Amaro_____________________uh-MAR-oh Dartwan Bush___________________DAR-twan Brant Costilla____________________coe-STEE-uh Seth Doege_____________________DAY-gee Sam Eguavoen___________________uh-GUAV-in Ryan Erxleben___________________URX-lay-ben Olaoluwa Falemi__________________oh-lao-LOO-uh ---- FAH-lee-me Eugene Neboh___________________NEE-bow Thierry Nguema__________________Terry nuh-GOO-muh Happiness Osunde_________________oh-SUN-day Dennell Wesley___________________duh-NELL Chris Yeakey____________________YAKE-ee Austin Zouzalik___________________zoo-ZAH-lick 11


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS DRESS ROSTER MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL VS. MINNESOTA NO 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 16 16 18 18 19 20 21 22 24 24 25 26 27 27 29 31 32 34 37 38 41 43 45 48 49 51 52 53 54 56 57 62 63 65 66 68 72 73 75 85 86 87 88 89 91

PLAYER Cornelius Douglas Tyson Williams Derrick Mays Tre’ Porter Austin Zouzalik Seth Doege Will Smith SaDale Foster Delvon Simmons Shawn Corker Branden Jackson Pete Robertson Jakeem Grant Leon Mackey D.J. Johnson Brant Costilla Sam Eguavoen Darrin Moore Michael Brewer Cody Davis Micah Awe Eric Ward Derreck Edwards Chris Payne Jarvis Phillips Jace Amaro Bruce Jones Eric Stephens Jr. Blake Dees Ryan Erxleben Brad Pearson Zach Winbush Olaoluwa Falemi Eugene Neboh Brandon Bagley Kenny Williams Chris Yeakey Summitt Hogue J.J. Gaines Jackson Richards Kramer Fyfe Ryan Bustin Andrew Bowman Tony Morales Alex Chester Kindred Evans Dartwan Bush Alfredo Morales David Brenner Le’Raven Clark James Polk LaAdrian Waddle Deveric Gallington Terry McDaniel Beau Carpenter Rashad Fortenberry Jared Kaster Jordan Davis Alex Torres Aaron Fisher Marcus Kennard Cameron Wright Kerry Hyder

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POS DB WR CB CB IR QB LB RB DT WR LB DE IR DL S QB LB WR QB S LB WR WR LB CB TE DB RB LB P WR LB DB CB DB RB S ATH CB DE PK K K OL DS DE DE OL DS OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL IR WR WR WR TE DE

HT 5-9 5-11 5-11 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-7 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-3 5-6 6-5 6-0 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-0 6-1 5-10 5-10 6-5 5-7 5-8 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-1 5-9 5-10 5-10 5-9 6-3 5-11 5-10 6-4 5-8 5-11 6-1 6-3 5-10 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-0 6-5 6-6 6-6 6-3 6-7 6-6 6-5 6-3 5-9 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-2

WT 198 210 175 202 187 197 224 187 290 193 248 220 163 260 190 224 220 216 183 202 205 204 177 187 188 257 171 201 215 191 215 219 157 180 155 219 197 184 180 248 159 172 217 302 220 228 256 302 219 303 332 330 319 328 284 275 271 174 202 188 203 223 281

YR-EX Sr-3L Sr-RS Jr-2L Jr-2L Sr-3L Sr-3L Jr-TR Jr-TR So-1L So-1L Fr-RS Fr-RS Fr-RS Sr-1L Sr-3L Jr-SQ So-1L Sr-2L Fr-RS Sr-3L Fr-HS Jr-2L Fr-RS So-TR Jr-2L So-1L Jr-TR Sr-3L So-1L Jr-2L Fr-RS So-1L Jr-TR Sr-2L So-TR So-1L Sr-RS Fr-RS Fr-RS So-1L So-SQ So-RS Sr-SQ Fr-RS So-1L Fr-RS Jr-2L Fr-RS Fr-RS Fr-RS So-1L Sr-3L Sr-3L Sr-3L So-1L Jr-TR Fr-HS So-RS Sr-3L Jr-2L Sr-1L Fr-RS Jr-2L

HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL/LAST SCHOOL Lawton, Okla./Lawton Aldine, Texas/Aldine/West Texas A&M Killeen, Texas/Shoemaker Midwest City, Okla./Carl Albert Lubbock, Texas/Coronado Wolfforth, Texas/Frenship Riverside, Calif./Notre Dame/Riverside CC Riverside, Calif./J.W. North/Riverside CC McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Cardinal Gibbons McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport Longview, Texas/Longview Mesquite, Texas/Mesquite Horn Wilmington, Del./Hargrave Military/Hinds CC Austin, Texas/St. Stephen’s Episcopal Dallas, Texas/Parish Episcopal/Navarro JC Garland, Texas/Lakeview Centennial Irving, Texas/McArthur/Blinn College Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis Stephenville, Texas/Stephenville Arlington, Texas/Summitt Wichita Falls, Texas/Rider Brenham, Texas/Brenham Columbia, S.C./Columbia/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Dallas, Texas/Carter San Antonio, Texas/MacArthur Eastvale, Calif./Roosevelt/Riverside CC Mansfield, Texas/Timberview Spanish Fort, Ala./Spanish Fort Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis Lubbock, Texas/Monterey Schertz, Texas/Clemens Carson, Calif./Banning/LA Harbor College Odessa, Texas/Permian Los Angeles, Calif./Compton/College of Sequoias Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson St. Helena, Calif./St. Helena/Redlands Lubbock, Texas/Frenship Irving, Texas/Nimitz Southlake, Texas/Carroll Austin, Texas/Lake Travis Kilgore, Texas/Kilgore/Kilgore College Austin, Texas/Westlake Arlington, Texas/Sam Houston Austin, Texas/Austin Grand Prairie, Texas/South Grand Prairie Clute, Texas/Brazoswood Arlington, Texas/Sam Houston Plano, Texas, Canyon Creek Christian Academy Rockdale, Texas/Rockdale Houston, Texas/Alief Elsik Columbus, Texas/Columbus North Richland Hills, Texas/Richland Diana, Texas/New Diana Sulphur Springs, Texas/Sulphur Springs Tylertown, Miss./Bowling Green/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Altair, Texas/Altair Rice Arlington, Texas/Arlington/Southwestern Oklahoma State El Paso, Texas/Franklin Keller, Texas/Fossil Ridge Lawton, Okla./Lawton/Butler CC Lubbock, Texas/Cooper Austin, Texas/Lyndon B. Johnson

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS DEPTH CHART MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL VS. MINNESOTA OFFENSE LT 65 LaAdrian Waddle_____6-6__330__ Sr-3L_______________ Columbus, Texas 73 Rashad Fortenberry____6-5__275__ Jr-TR_______________ Tylertown, Miss. 72 Beau Carpenter______6-6__284__ So-1L___________ Sulphur Springs, Texas 56 Alfredo Morales______6-3__302__ Fr-RS_______________ Arlington, Texas

DEFENSE LE 54 9 T 91 11

66 Deveric Gallington_____6-3__319__ Sr-3L_________North Richland Hills, Texas 75 Jared Kaster________6-3__271__ Fr-RS__________________Altair, Texas

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8 Delvon Simmons______6-5__290__ So-1L_______________ McKeesport, Pa. 96 Dennell Wesley_______6-1__286__ Jr-1L_________________Hastings, Fla. 43 Jackson Richards______6-4__248__ So-1L_______________Southlake, Texas 10 Pete Robertson_______6-3__220__ Fr-RS_______________ Longview, Texas

RT 68 Terry McDaniel_______6-7__328__ Sr-3L_________________ Diana, Texas 77 Trey Keenan________6-6__280__ Fr-HS_________________ Argyle, Texas

RE SAM

QB 7 Seth Doege_________6-1__197__ Sr-3L_______________ Wolfforth, Texas 16 Michael Brewer______6-1__183__ Fr-RS______________ Lake Travis, Texas

MIKE 7 Will Smith_________6-3__224__ Jr-TR________________Riverside, Calif. 25 Blake Dees_________6-0__215__ So-1L______________ Spanish Fort, Ala.

F X

34 Kenny Williams______5-9__219__ So-1L______________ Pflugerville, Texas 24 Eric Stephens Jr.______5-8__201__ Sr-3L_______________ Mansfield, Texas

WILL 13 Sam Eguavoen_______6-1__220__ So-1L________________ Garland, Texas 27 Zach Winbush_______6-1__219__ So-1L________________ Schertz, Texas

18 Eric Ward__________6-0__204__ Jr-2L_____________ Wichita Falls, Texas 88 Marcus Kennard______6-3__203__ Sr-1L________________ Lawton, Okla.

LS

H

11 Jakeem Grant_______5-6__163__ Fr-RS_______________ Mesquite, Texas 6 Austin Zouzalik_______6-0__187__ Sr-3L________________Lubbock, Texas

RS 16 Cody Davis_________6-2__202__ Sr-3L_____________ Stephenville, Texas 37 Chris Yeakey________6-3__197__ Sr-RS_______________ St. Helena, Calif.

Y Z TE

3 Tyson Williams______ 5-11__210__ Sr-RS_________________ Aldine, Texas 86 Alex Torres_________6-1__202__ Sr-3L_________________El Paso, Texas

RC 31 Eugene Neboh______ 5-10__180__ Sr-2L_________________Odessa, Texas 29 Olaoluwa Falemei_____5-9__157__ Jr-TR_________________ Carson, Calif.

14 Darrin Moore________6-4__216__ Sr-2L_________________ Irving, Texas 88 Marcus Kennard______6-3__203__ Sr-1L________________ Lawton, Okla.

LC 24 2 NIKL 5 21

LG C

RG 62 Le’Raven Clark_______6-5__303__ Fr-RS_______________ Rockdale, Texas 63 James Polk_________6-6__332__ So-1L________________Houston, Texas

22 Jace Amaro_________6-5__257__ So-1L_____________ San Antonio, Texas

Dartwan Bush_______6-1__256__ Jr-2L__________________Clute, Texas Branden Jackson______6-4__248__ Fr-RS_______________ McKeesport, Pa. Kerry Hyder_________6-2__281__ Jr-2L_________________ Austin, Texas Leon Mackey________6-5__260__ Sr-1L______________ Wilmington, Del.

18 Micah Awe_________6-0__205__ Fr-HS_______________ Arlington, Texas 27 Zach Winbush_______6-1__219__ So-1L________________ Schertz, Texas

12 D.J. Johnson________6-0__190__ Sr-3L_________________ Austin, Texas 41 J.J. Gaines_________ 5-10__180__ Fr-RS_________________ Irving, Texas

Bruce Jones_________5-7__171__ Jr-TR________________ Eastvale, Calif. Cornelius Douglas_____5-9__198__ Sr-3L________________ Lawton, Okla. Tre’ Porter__________6-0__202__ Jr-2L_____________ Midwest City, Okla. Jarvis Phillips_______ 5-10__188__ Jr-2L_________________ Dallas, Texas

BH 46 Chris Knighton_______6-1__252__ Jr-2L_______________ Longview, Texas

SPECIAL TEAMS DS 52 Alex Chester 57 David Brenner 58 Trent Williams

5-10 220 So-1L 6-0 219 Fr-RS 5-11 183 So-TR

Austin, Texas Plano, Texas Spring, Texas

PK 48 Ryan Bustin 49 Andrew Bowman

5-11 172 So-RS 6-1 217 Sr-SQ

Kilgore, Texas Austin, Texas

P

6-1 191 Jr-2L 5-11 172 So-RS

Lake Travis, Texas Kilgore, Texas

KO 45 Kramer Fyfe 49 Andrew Bowman

5-8 159 So-SQ 6-1 217 Sr-SQ

Austin, Texas Austin, Texas

PR 6 Austin Zouzalik 86 Alex Torres 8 SaDale Foster

6-0 187 Sr-3L 6-1 202 Sr-3L 5-7 187 Jr-TR

Lubbock, Texas El Paso, Texas Riverside, Calif.

26 Ryan Erxleben 48 Ryan Bustin

KR 8 SaDale Foster 85 Jordan Davis 6 Austin Zouzalik

5-7 187 Jr-TR 5-9 174 So-RS 6-0 187 Sr-3L

Riverside, Calif. Arlington, Texas Lubbock, Texas

SAM = Outside Linebacker; MIKE = Inside Linebacker; WILL = Outside Linebacker

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS TEAM STATISTICS

2012 SEASON RESULTS (7-5, 4-5 BIG 12) Date Sept. 1 Sept. 8 Sept. 15 Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Dec. 28

Opponent Location Northwestern State Lubbock, Texas at Texas State San Marcos, Texas New Mexico Lubbock, Texas OPEN at Iowa State Ames, Iowa #14 Oklahoma Lubbock, Texas #4 West Virginia Lubbock, Texas at #21 TCU Fort Worth, Texas at #4 Kansas State Manhattan, Kan. #22 Texas Lubbock, Texas Kansas Lubbock, Texas at #24 Oklahoma State Stillwater, Okla. vs. Baylor Arlington, Texas Minnesota (Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas) Houston, Texas

Result W, 44-6 W, 58-10 W, 49-14 W, 24-13 L, 20-41 W, 49-14 W, 56-53 (3OT) L, 24-55 L, 22-31 W, 41-34 (2OT) L, 21-59 L, 45-52 (OT) -

TV Attendance FSSWP 50,236 ESPN3 33,006 FCS 58,955 FCS ABC/ESPN2 ABC/ESPN ABC/ESPN2 FOX ABC/ESPN2 FSN FSN FOX -

54,149 60,800 57,328 47,894 50,766 60,879 55,052 55,341 44,168 -

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G Williams, Kenny............................................................. 12 136 814 35 779 5.7 5 47 64.9 Foster, SaDale................................................................. 12 87 466 26 440 5.1 3 53 36.7 Stephens, Eric................................................................. 12 84 423 9 414 4.9 5 46 34.5 Doege, Seth................................................................... 12 43 165 126 39 0.9 1 23 3.2 Grant, Jakeem................................................................ 12 6 25 3 22 3.7 0 14 1.8 Brewer, Michael............................................................... 8 9 40 20 20 2.2 0 12 2.5 Zouzalik, Austin.............................................................. 12 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.2 Ward, Eric....................................................................... 11 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 Bell, Javon........................................................................ 4 1 0 5 -5 -5.0 0 0 -1.2 TEAM................................................................................ 4 7 0 37 -37 -5.3 0 0 -9.2 Total................................................................ 12 375 1935 261 1674 4.5 14 53 139.5 Opponents....................................................... 12 468 2302 245 2057 4.4 18 69 171.4 PASSING G Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G Doege, Seth.................................................................. 12 156.62 349-496-14 70.4 3934 38 61 327.8 Brewer, Michael.............................................................. 8 155.97 33-47-0 70.2 362 3 36 45.2 Costilla, Brant.................................................................. 1 217.60 1-1-0 100.0 14 0 14 14.0 Marquez, Bradley............................................................ 6 108.40 1-1-0 100.0 1 0 1 0.2 Stephens, Eric................................................................ 12 455.20 1-1-0 100.0 3 1 3 0.2 Zouzalik, Austin............................................................. 12 343.60 1-1-0 100.0 29 0 29 2.4 Johnson, D.J.................................................................. 12 0.00 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 Total................................................................12 157.19 386-548-14 70.4 4343 42 61 361.9 Opponents.......................................................12 130.06 192-347-7 55.3 2350 23 75 195.8 RECEIVING G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G Moore, Darrin.............................................................................................................. 11............... 81 948 11.7 13 57 86.2 Ward, Eric.................................................................................................................... 11............... 75 974 13.0 11 39 88.5 Grant, Jakeem............................................................................................................. 12............... 33 287 8.7 3 42 23.9 Williams, Tyson........................................................................................................... 11............... 29 306 10.6 2 35 27.8 Amaro, Jace...................................................................................................................6............... 23 394 17.1 4 61 65.7 Torres, Alex.................................................................................................................. 10............... 21 228 10.9 3 30 22.8 Zouzalik, Austin........................................................................................................... 12............... 19 223 11.7 0 22 18.6 Bell, Javon.....................................................................................................................4............... 17 269 15.8 1 47 67.2 Foster, SaDale.............................................................................................................. 12............... 17 83 4.9 0 22 6.9 Marquez, Bradley..........................................................................................................6............... 16 172 10.8 0 23 28.7 Stephens, Eric.............................................................................................................. 12............... 15 71 4.7 1 15 5.9 Williams, Kenny.......................................................................................................... 12............... 14 135 9.6 1 24 11.2 Kennard, Marcus...........................................................................................................9................. 9 99 11.0 3 18 11.0 Davis, Jordan............................................................................................................... 12................. 6 52 8.7 0 14 4.3 Edwards, Derreck..........................................................................................................5................. 5 45 9.0 0 12 9.0 Ontiveros, Omar............................................................................................................8................. 3 24 8.0 0 19 3.0 Doege, Seth................................................................................................................ 12................. 2 30 15.0 0 29 2.5 McRoy, Javares..............................................................................................................1................. 1 3 3.0 0 3 3.0 Total......................................................................................................12...........386 4343 11.3 42 61 361.9 Opponents.............................................................................................12...........192 2350 12.2 23 75 195.8 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd Erxleben, Ryan..................................................................................37 1556 42.1 60 2 15 7 2 TEAM...................................................................................................2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total................................................................................39 1556 39.9 60 2 15 7 2 Opponents.......................................................................53 2293 43.3 71 3 17 15 0

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TECH OPP

SCORING......................................................... 453 382 Points Per Game........................................................ 37.8 31.8 FIRST DOWNS.................................................. 326 240 Rushing...................................................................... 105 117 Passing....................................................................... 197 106 Penalty......................................................................... 24 17 RUSHING YARDAGE.........................................1674 2057 Yards gained rushing................................................ 1935 2302 Yards lost rushing....................................................... 261 245 Rushing Attempts....................................................... 375 468 Average Per Rush......................................................... 4.5 4.4 Average Per Game................................................... 139.5 171.4 TDs Rushing.................................................................. 14 18 PASSING YARDAGE..........................................4343 2350 Comp-Att-Int................................................. 386-548-14 192-347-7 Average Per Pass.......................................................... 7.9 6.8 Average Per Catch...................................................... 11.3 12.2 Average Per Game................................................... 361.9 195.8 TDs Passing................................................................... 42 23 TOTAL OFFENSE..............................................6017 4407 Total Plays.................................................................. 923 815 Average Per Play.......................................................... 6.5 5.4 Average Per Game................................................... 501.4 367.2 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards................................32-693 48-1006 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards...............................15-158 10-136 INT RETURNS: #-Yards....................................7-161 14-348 KICK RETURN AVERAGE.................................... 21.7 21.0 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE.................................. 10.5 13.6 INT RETURN AVERAGE..................................... 23.0 24.9 FUMBLES-LOST............................................... 13-8 14-3 PENALTIES-YARDS........................................87-846 65-605 Average Per Game..................................................... 70.5 50.4 PUNTS-YARDS...........................................39-1556 53-2293 Average Per Punt....................................................... 39.9 43.3 Net punt average....................................................... 35.4 39.2 TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME........................... 30:46

29:13

3RD-DOWN CONVERSIONS............................78/161 67/172 3rd-Down Pct............................................................48% 39% 4TH-DOWN CONVERSIONS............................... 9/15 10/20 4th-Down Pct............................................................60% 50% SACKS BY-Yards...........................................16-101 18-137 MISC YARDS........................................................ 0 1 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED....................................... 58 47 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS.................................16-22 18-24 ON-SIDE KICKS................................................. 3-3 0-1 RED-ZONE SCORES............................... (55-63) 87% (42-49) 86% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS...................... (43-63) 68% (30-49) 61% PAT-ATTEMPTS.................................. (55-55) 100% (46-47) 98% ATTENDANCE.............................................. 343251 241156 Games/Avg Per Game..........................................6/57208 5/48231 Neutral Site Games........................................................... 1/44168 SCORE BY QUARTERS.............................................. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Texas Tech 105 154 70 90 34 453 Opponents 69 119 78 85 31 382

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS KICKOFFS No. Yds Avg TB OB Retn Net YdL Fyfe, Kramer ...................................................................................73 4342 59.5 28 0 Bowman, Andrew ..............................................................................4 255 63.8 0 0 Total................................................................................77 4597 59.7 28 0 1006 37.5 27 Opponents.......................................................................71 4360 61.4 37 0 693 38.6 26 SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points Bustin, Ryan..................................................................... 0 15-21 55-55 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 100 Moore, Darrin................................................................. 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 80 Ward, Eric....................................................................... 11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 66 Stephens, Eric................................................................... 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 36 Williams, Kenny............................................................... 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 36 Amaro, Jace...................................................................... 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Grant, Jakeem.................................................................. 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Torres, Alex....................................................................... 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 Foster, SaDale................................................................... 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 Kennard, Marcus.............................................................. 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 Williams, Tyson................................................................ 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Doege, Seth..................................................................... 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1-2 0 0 6 Bell, Javon........................................................................ 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Davis, Cody....................................................................... 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Bowman, Andrew............................................................ 0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 3 Total................................................................ 58 16-22 55-55 0-0 1 1-2 0 0 453 Opponents....................................................... 47 18-24 46-47 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 382 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G Doege, Seth.............................................................................................................................. 12 539 39 3934 3973 331.1 Williams, Kenny........................................................................................................................ 12 136 779 0 779 64.9 Foster, SaDale............................................................................................................................ 12 87 440 0 440 36.7 Stephens, Eric............................................................................................................................ 12 85 414 3 417 34.8 Brewer, Michael..........................................................................................................................8 56 20 362 382 47.8 Zouzalik, Austin......................................................................................................................... 12 2 2 29 31 2.6 Grant, Jakeem........................................................................................................................... 12 6 22 0 22 1.8 Costilla, Brant..............................................................................................................................1 1 0 14 14 14.0 Marquez, Bradley........................................................................................................................6 1 0 1 1 0.2 Bell, Javon...................................................................................................................................4 1 -5 0 -5 -1.2 TEAM...........................................................................................................................................4 7 -37 0 -37 -9.2 Total................................................................................................................. 12 923 1674 4343 6017 501.4 Opponents........................................................................................................ 12 815 2057 2350 4407 367.2 FIELD GOALS Bustin, Ryan Bowman, Andrew

FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk 15-21 71.4 0-0 4-5 8-9 2-5 1-2 50 2 1-1 100.0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 21 0

FG SEQUENCE Texas Tech OPPONENTS Northwestern State............................................................. (31),(36),(37)......................................................38,(47),(46) Texas State.......................................................................... (38),(50),(21).................................................................. (38) New Mexico..........................................................................................39....................................................................... Iowa State..................................................................................... 41,(39).....................................................................49 Oklahoma...................................................................................(35),(43)...........................................................(33),(42) West Virginia.........................................................................................41....................................................................... TCU...........................................................................................................-............................ (32),(41),(32),(45),(42),(38) Kansas State.................................................................................. (37),50...........................................................(34),(19) Texas.............................................................................. (29),(41),(33),23.................................................................. (42) Kansas....................................................................................(29),(27),41...........................................................(22),(32) Oklahoma State.......................................................................................-............................................................. (51),42 Baylor................................................................................................ (29)................................................... 42,37,(22),48 Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made. ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G Ward, Eric..........................................................................................11 0 974 0 0 0 974 88.5 Moore, Darrin....................................................................................11 0 948 0 0 0 948 86.2 Foster, SaDale....................................................................................12 440 83 0 392 0 915 76.2 Williams, Kenny................................................................................12 779 135 0 0 0 914 76.2 Stephens, Eric....................................................................................12 414 71 0 85 0 570 47.5 Grant, Jakeem...................................................................................12 22 287 0 118 0 427 35.6 Amaro, Jace.........................................................................................6 0 394 0 0 0 394 65.7 Zouzalik, Austin.................................................................................12 2 223 158 0 0 383 31.9 Bell, Javon...........................................................................................4 -5 269 0 69 0 333 83.2 Williams, Tyson.................................................................................11 0 306 0 0 0 306 27.8 Torres, Alex........................................................................................10 0 228 0 0 0 228 22.8 Marquez, Bradley................................................................................6 0 172 0 22 0 194 32.3 Kennard, Marcus.................................................................................9 0 99 0 0 0 99 11.0 Davis, Cody........................................................................................12 0 0 0 0 88 88 7.3 Doege, Seth......................................................................................12 39 30 0 0 0 69 5.8 Davis, Jordan.....................................................................................12 0 52 0 0 0 52 4.3 Edwards, Derreck.................................................................................5 0 45 0 0 0 45 9.0 Douglas, Cornelius..............................................................................6 0 0 0 0 40 40 6.7 Ontiveros, Omar..................................................................................8 0 24 0 0 0 24 3.0 Brewer, Michael..................................................................................8 20 0 0 0 0 20 2.5 Reynolds, Jeremy................................................................................3 0 0 0 0 18 18 6.0 Johnson, D.J......................................................................................12 0 0 0 0 15 15 1.2 Wright, Cameron...............................................................................11 0 0 0 7 0 7 0.6 McRoy, Javares....................................................................................1 0 3 0 0 0 3 3.0 TEAM...................................................................................................4 -37 0 0 0 0 -37 -9.2 Total................................................................................12 1674 4343 158 693 161 7029 585.8 Opponents.......................................................................12 2057 2350 136 1006 348 5897 491.4

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PUNT RET No. Yds Avg TD Long Zouzalik, Austin............................15 158 10.5 0 27 Total....................................15 158 10.5 0 27 Opponents...........................10 136 13.6 1 30 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds Avg TD Long Davis, Cody.....................................3 88 29.3 1 88 Douglas, Cornelius.........................2 40 20.0 0 40 Reynolds, Jeremy...........................1 18 18.0 0 18 Johnson, D.J...................................1 15 15.0 0 15 Total..................................... 7 161 23.0 1 88 Opponents...........................14 348 24.9 4 87 KICK RET No. Yds Avg TD Long Foster, SaDale...............................18 392 21.8 0 40 Stephens, Eric.................................6 85 14.2 0 21 Grant, Jakeem................................3 118 39.3 1 97 Bell, Javon......................................3 69 23.0 0 29 Wright, Cameron............................1 7 7.0 0 7 Marquez, Bradley...........................1 22 22.0 0 22 Total....................................32 693 21.7 1 97 Opponents...........................48 1006 21.0 1 98 FUMBLE RET No. Yds Avg TD Long Hyder, Kerry...................................1 2 2.0 0 2 Total..................................... 1 2 2.0 0 2 Opponents............................ 3 82 27.3 0 56 CONVERSIONS Third Down Texas Tech Opponents Fourth Down Texas Tech Opponents

1 2 3 4 Total 23-38 24-40 7-26 19-41 74-147 14-39 19-43 15-38 13-38 62-161 1 2 3 4 OT 3-4 1-1 0-1 3-5 0-1 1-2 2-3 3-7 2-4 0-1

Total 7-12 8-17

TURNOVERS Takeaways – 9 (7 Ints, 2 Fumble Recoveries) Turnovers – 22 Points Off Turnovers – Tech: 34 Opponents: 79 Points Off Turnovers/Game – Texas Tech: 2.8 Opponents: 6.6 RED ZONE Texas Tech Red Zone Entries – 50 of 57 ( 87.7%) Scores – 50 (41 TDs, 10 Rush TDs, 31 Pass TDs 9 FGs) Non-Scores – 7 (1 HALF, 3 DOWNS, 2 FUMBLE, 0 MFG, 1 INT) Opponent Red Zone Entries – 39 of 46 (84.8%) Scores – 39 (28 TDs, 16 Rush TDs 12 Pass TDs 11 FGs) Non-Scores – 7 (0 FUM. 4 DOWNS, 3 MFG) KICKOFFS Kickoffs – 71 Touchbacks – 23 Opponent Kickoff Returns – 47 for 979 yards (20.8) Out of Bounds – 0

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS DEFENSIVE STATISTICS |-------Tackles-------| |-Sacks-| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSE GP UA AS Tot TFL/Yds No-Yds Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rv-Yds FF Kk Saf 16 Davis, Cody.................................................................................................... 12 82 9 91 3.5-8 . 3-88 7 1 . . . . 12 Johnson, D.J................................................................................................... 12 62 14 76 2.0-13 1-8 1-15 5 . . . . . 91 Hyder, Kerry................................................................................................... 12 41 11 52 13.5-43 5-25 . 4 . 1-2 . . . 7A Smith, Will..................................................................................................... 12 32 15 47 1.5-6 . . . 3 . . . . 13 Eguavoen, Sam.............................................................................................. 12 35 10 45 1.5-1 . . . . . . . . 31 Neboh, Eugene.............................................................................................. 12 33 6 39 . . . 12 . . . . . 25 Dees, Blake.................................................................................................... 12 27 3 30 2.0-6 . . . . . . . . 54 Bush, Dartwan............................................................................................... 12 28 2 30 10.5-42 5-34 . . 4 . . . . 2D Jones, Bruce................................................................................................... 12 26 3 29 2.0-10 . . 7 . . . . . 43 Richards, Jackson........................................................................................... 12 23 5 28 3.5-8 . . 2 . . . . . 5 Porter, Tre’...................................................................................................... 10 22 6 28 1.0-1 . . 2 . . . . . 8A Simmons, Delvon........................................................................................... 12 11 10 21 6.0-16 2-9 . 2 1 . . . . 1A Bullitt, Terrance.............................................................................................. 10 14 5 19 2.0-5 1-2 . 2 3 . . . . 10 Robertson, Pete............................................................................................. 11 16 3 19 1.0-11 1-11 . . . . 1 . . 9 Jackson, Brandon........................................................................................... 12 16 2 18 . . . 1 . . 1 . . 2 Douglas, Cornelius........................................................................................... 6 16 1 17 4.0-14 . 2-40 . . . . . . 96 Wesley, Dennell............................................................................................. 11 12 2 14 4.0-7 . . . . . . . . 27 Winbush, Zach............................................................................................... 11 10 3 13 1.5-4 . . . 1 . . . . 2E Phillips, Jarvis.................................................................................................. 9 11 1 12 . . . 2 . . . . . 8B Awe, Micah.................................................................................................... 12 8 1 9 0.5-2 . . . . . . . . 41 Gaines, J.J...................................................................................................... 12 7 2 9 . . . . . . . . . 29 Falemi, Ola..................................................................................................... 11 5 2 7 . . . . . . . . . 11 Mackey, Leon................................................................................................. 11 5 1 6 1.0-5 . . . 1 . . . . 2A Mays, Derrick................................................................................................. 10 5 1 6 . . . . . . . . . 32 Bagley, Brandon.............................................................................................. 9 4 1 5 . . . . . . . . . 38 Hogue, Summitt.............................................................................................. 8 5 . 5 . . . . . . . . . 94 Phillips, Donte................................................................................................. 4 4 . 4 . . . . . . . . . 37 Yeakey, Chris.................................................................................................. 10 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 92 Starts, Michael................................................................................................. 1 3 . 3 1.0-12 1-12 . . . . . . . 20 Payne, Chris..................................................................................................... 9 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . 7 Doege, Seth................................................................................................... 12 3 . 3 . . . . . . 1 . . 23 Reynolds, Jeremy............................................................................................. 3 1 1 2 . . 1-18 . . . . . . 30 Stewart, Austin................................................................................................ 3 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 6 Zouzalik, Austin............................................................................................. 12 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 34 Williams, Kenny............................................................................................. 12 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 53 Evans, Kindred................................................................................................. 6 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 45 Fyfe, Kramer.................................................................................................. 12 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 18 Ward, Eric....................................................................................................... 11 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 62 Clark, Le’Raven.............................................................................................. 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 68 McDaniel, Terry.............................................................................................. 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 26 Erxleben, Ryan............................................................................................... 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 15 Cooper, Justin.................................................................................................. 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 3 Williams, Tyson.............................................................................................. 11 . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . Total........................................................................................... 12 587 122 709 62-214 16-101 7-161 46 14 2-2 3 . . Opponents.................................................................................. 12 - - - - 18-137 14-348 46 16 8-82 7 4 .

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS GAME-BY-GAME STARTERS OFFENSIVE STARTERS GAME NORTHWESTERN ST. TEXAS STATE NEW MEXICO IOWA STATE OKLAHOMA WEST VIRGINA TCU KANSAS STATE TEXAS KANSAS OKLAHOMA STATE BAYLOR

LT LG C RG RT QB RB RB F IR TE H X Y Z Waddle Morales A. Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Torres Ward Amaro Marquez Waddle Morales A. Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Amaro Bell Williams Moore Waddle Morales A. Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - Amaro - Ward Williams Moore Waddle Morales A. Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Torres Ward Grant Bell Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - Amaro - Ward Moore T. Williams Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - Amaro - Ward Moore T. Williams Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Zouzalik Ward Moore Torres Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - Davis - Grant Ward Moore Torres Waddle Carpenter Gallingotn Clark McDaniel Doege Stephens K. Williams - - - - - - Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - - Foster - Zouzalik Ward Moore Torres Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Zouzalik Ward Moore T. Williams Waddle Carpenter Gallington Clark McDaniel Doege - - K. Williams - - Grant Ward Moore T. Williams

DEFENSIVE STARTERS GAME NORTHWESTERN ST. TEXAS STATE NEW MEXICO IOWA STATE OKLAHOMA WEST VIRGINIA TCU KANSAS STATE TEXAS KANSAS OKLAHOMA STATE BAYLOR

LE Bush Jackson Bush Bush Bush Bush Jackson Bush Bush Bush Bush Bush

NT Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder Hyder

DT RE SAM Simmons Richards Eguaveon Simmons Richards Eguaveon Simmons Richards Winbush Simmons Richards Simmons Richards - Simmons Richards - Simmons Richards - Simmons Richards Equaveon Simmons Richards Eguavoen Simmons Richards Eguavoen Simmons Richards - Simmons Richards -

MIKE Smith Smith Smith Smith Smith Dees Dees Smith Smith Smith Smith Smith

WILL NICKEL Bullitt - Bullitt - Bullitt Jones Bullitt Porter Eguaveon Porter Bullitt Porter Bullitt Porter Bullitt - Mays - Porter Eguavoen Porter Eguavoen Porter

CB Douglas Douglas Douglas Douglas Douglas Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Mays

WS Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson

SS Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis

CB Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh Neboh

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS GAME

FIRST DNS FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING SCORE TOT RU-PA-PE NO-YDS-TD C-A-I

YDS

TD

TOT OFF PUNTS PL-YDS NO-AVG

FUM F-L

PENALTIES NO-YDS

3RD DNS

TIMEOF POSS

Texas Tech vs.Northwestern St.

44 37 10-20-7 46-179-2 33-47-1 321 3 93-500 1-41 2-1 6-45 10-16 36:04 3 6 0-4-2 28-13-0 11-21-0 71 0 49-84 7-43.4 2-0 8-88 3-14 23:56

Texas Tech at Texas State

58 32 9-19-4 23-186-1 33-44-0 405 5 68-591 0-0.0 1-1 7-90 7-11 27:48 10 16 7-8-1 30-129-0 13-31-2 141 1 61-270 5-45.6 0-0 8-94 6-15 32:03

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

49 38 16-20-2 45-325-1 33-45-0 377 6 90-702 1-35 2-1 8-90 8-13 34:17 14 8 5-3-0 35-84-1 6-12-0 43 0 47-127 7-47.0 0-0 4-37 2-11 25:43

Texas Tech at Iowa State

24 20 8-11-1 30-63-0 31-47-2 332 3 77-395 5-45.0 2-0 11-80 7-16 34:37 13 13 9-3-1 38-116-0 10-20-3 73 1 58-189 6-44.3 1-1 3-32 5-14 25:23

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

20 21 7-12-2 32-89-2 26-41-3 271 0 73-360 4-41.0 1-0 4-33 9-15 30:22 41 22 7-15-0 29-121-2 25-40-0 259 2 69-380 4-45.2 2-1 5-42 8-14 29:38

Texas Tech vs. West Virginia

49 30 12-18-0 29-168-1 33-43-1 508 6 72-676 1-54 1-1 5-41 5-10 29:42 14 25 10-14-1 36-133 29-55-0 275 1 91-408 4-155 2-0 2-10 9-21 30:18

Texas Tech at TCU

56 21 5-14-2 27-71-1 30-42-0 318 7 69-389 8-47.4 0-0 9-90 5-13 27:43 53 28 11-15-2 42-184-1 26-47-2 332 4 89-516 3-45.0 2-1 8-62 5-17 32:17

Texas Tech at Kansas State

24 26 7-18-1 27-111-1 35-50-1 331 2 77-442 3-26.3 2-2 6-80 6-13 29:26 55 30 13-13-4 36-193-4 19-27-0 233 2 63-426 2-32.5 1-0 5-45 6-11 30:34

Texas Tech vs. Texas

22 25 7-16-2 28-112-1 26-44-0 329 1 72-441 3-41.3 0-0 9-85 4-14 25.:31 31 18 16-6-0 39-163-1 11-19-0 264 3 58-427 4-45.8 0-0 8-64 5-11 34:29

Texas Tech vs. Kansas

41 29 6-23-0 22-63-1 47-61-1 508 4 83-571 4-43.8 0-0 7-74 6-14 28:05 34 19 15-1-3 57-390-2 6-15-0 29 2 72-419 7-36.9 0-0 3-25 3-14 31:55

Texas Tech at Oklahoma State

21 20 9-11-0 34-99-1 29-42-2 284 2 76-383 8-30.6 1-1 8-70 5-15 34:18 59 23 14-8-1 42-256-3 12-22-0 231 4 64-487 2-38.0 0-0 5-35 6-12 25:42

Texas Tech vs. Baylor

45 27 9-15-3 32-208-2 30-41-3 359 3 73-567 1-36.0 1-1 7-68 6-11 27:22 52 32 14-16-2 57-278-3 22-37-0 396 3 94-674 2-41.5 3-0 6-71 9-18 32:38

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS GAME-BY GAME STATISTICS - INDIVIDUAL RUSHING Rush-Yds/TD NWSU TXST NM ISU OU WVU TCU KSU UT KU OKST BU Bell............................................................0-0/0 1-(-5)/0 0-0/0 - - - - - - - - - Brewer...................................................1-(-7)/0 0-0/0 5-23/0 - - - - - - 1-7/0 2-(-3)/0 Doege........................................................2-7/0 1-15/0 2-4/0 3-(-35)/0 2-(-18)/0 5-28/0 5-(-20) 3-(-5)/0 3-1/0 3-9/0 5-(-5)/0 9-58/1 Foster.....................................................11-44/0 10-52/0 10-64/0 3-5/0 11-44/1 10-82/1 7-24/0 4-15/1 4-28/0 5-15/0 4-18/0 8-54/0 Grant..........................................................1-3/0 0-0/0 2-11/0 1-3/0 - - 0-0/0 1-1/0 - - 1-4/0 Stephens................................................16-58/2 6-62/0 12-118/1 5-15/0 11-39/0 8-27/0 7-22/0 3-17/0 3-12/0 3-1/1 7-31/1 3-12/0 Ward ................................................................ - - - - 1-0/0 - - - - - - K. Williams.............................................15-74/0 5-62/1 14-105/0 15-80/0 7-24/1 6-31/0 6-47/1 15-81/0 18-71/1 9-37/0 14-78/0 12-89/1 Zouzalik............................................................ - - - - - - - 1-2/0 - - - RECEIVING Rec-Yds/TD NWSU TXST NM ISU OU WVU TCU KSU UT KU OKST BU Amaro......................................................4-49/0 3-55/1 4-57/2 4-48/0 3-29/0 5-156/1 - - - - - Bell................................................................... - 5-81/1 4-53/0 5-80/0 3-55/0 - - - - - - Davis........................................................2-23/0 2-10/0 1-10/0 - - - - - - - - 1-9/0 Doege............................................................... - - - 1-1/0 - - - - - 1-29/0 - Edwards...................................................1-11/0 2-17/0 2-17/0 - - - - - - - - Foster.........................................................1-7/0 1-3/0 - - 3-26/0 - 1-1/0 2-6/0 - 6-36/0 3-4/0 Grant........................................................3-25/0 5-78/0 2-3/0 2-23/1 - 4-37/0 3-45/1 3-5/0 - 6-32/1 3-31/0 2-8/0 Kennard...................................................4-40/2 - - - - 3-43/1 - 1-10/0 - - - 1-6/0 Marquez...................................................7-92/0 3-19/0 2-24/0 2-23/0 1-7/0 1-7/0 - - - - - McRoy........................................................1-3/0 - - - - - - - - - - Moore............................................................... - 5-73/2 5-49/1 5-20/1 5-80/0 9-92/3 5-63/1 9-63/0 7-108/0 9-74/2 9-140/1 13-186/2 Ontiveros........................................................... - - 1-3/0 - 1-19/0 - - 1-2/0 - - - Stephens..................................................3-11/0 - 1-3/0 1-0/0 3-6/0 1-6/0 2-9/0 - 3-29/1 1-7/0 - Torres.........................................................1-4/0 2-33/1 1-9/0 1-7/0 1-4/0 2-46/0 5-53/2 3-33/0 1-6/0 4-33/0 - Ward........................................................3-26/0 0-0/0 5-90/3 9-122/1 3-20/0 4-37/1 6-61/3 11-161/2 8-126/0 12-180/0 5/38/0 9-113/1 Williams, K...............................................2-23/1 2-2/0 1-7/0 - 1-10/0 2-33/0 - 1-7/0 3-22/0 1-20/0 - 1-11/0 Williams, T...............................................2/22/0 - 4-52/0 1-8/0 2-15/0 1-35/0 3-31/0 1-7/0 3-33/0 4-52/1 7-47/1 1-4/0 Zouzalik.....................................................1-7/0 1-12/0 - - - 1-16/0 5-55/0 3-37/0 1-5/0 4-45/0 2-24/0 2-22/0 PASSING FIELD GOALS PUNTING C-A-I-Yds/TD.........................#7 Doege #16 Brewer #13 Costilla #4 Marquez #24 Stephens #6 Zouzalik Made, Missed, Blocked #48 Bustin Number-Avg./I20....................#26 #49 Bowman Erxleben NWSU..................................23-34-1-199/1 10-13-0-122/2 - - - NWSU 31,36,37 NWSU......................................................... 1-40/0 TXST....................................25-32-0-319/5 7-11-0-72/0 1-1-0-14/0 - - TXST 38,50 21 TXST............................................................. 0-0/0 NM......................................27-35-0-340/6 6-10-0-37/0 - - - NM 39 NM. .......................................................... 1-35.0/0 ISU......................................30-46-2-331/3 0-0-0-0/0 0-0-0-0/0 1-1-0-0/0 - ISU 41, 39 ISU. .......................................................... 5-45.0/1 OU.......................................22-36-3-203/0 4-5-0-68/0 - - - OU 35, 43 OU........................................................... 4-41.0/0 WVU....................................32-43-1-499/6 1-1-0-9/0 - - - WVU 41 WVU...................................................1-54-54.0/0 TCU......................................30-42-0-318/7 - - - - TCU TCU.......................................................... - 8-47.4/2 KSU.....................................35-50-1-331/2 - - - - KSU 37, 50 KSU.......................................................... 3-26.3/1 UT.......................................26-44-0-329/0 - - - - UT 29, 41, 33, 23 UT. ........................................................... 3-41.3/1 KU.......................................45-59-1-476/3 - - - 1-1-0-3/1 1-1-0-29/0 KU 29, 27, 41 KU............................................................ 4-43.8/1 OKST...................................24-36-2-230/1 5-6-0-54/1 - - - OKST OKST. - ....................................................... 6-40.8/1 BU.......................................30-40-3-359/3 0-1-0-0/0 - - - BU 29 BU.............................................................. 1-36/0 TACKLES UT-AT-TT NWSU TXST NM ISU OU WVU TCU KSU UT KU Awe...................................................0-0-0 1-1-2 3-0-3 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Bagley...............................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-1 2-0-2 Bullitt................................................4-0-4 2-0-2 0-0-0 2-2-4 2-0-2 2-1-3 0-2-2 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 Bush..................................................0-1-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 3-0-3 1-0-1 2-0-2 4-1-5 1-0-1 1-0-1 5-0-5 Clark..................................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 Cooper...............................................0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Davis.................................................8-1-9 4-0-4 4-1-5 4-1-5 9-0-9 13-0-13 7-4-11 8-0-8 6-1-7 8-0-8 Dees..................................................1-0-1 2-0-2 5-0-5 2-1-3 1-0-1 5-0-5 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 Doege...............................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 Douglas.............................................1-1-2 2-0-2 0-0-0 3-0-3 7-0-7 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Eguavoen..........................................3-1-4 2-0-2 1-0-1 3-0-3 1-0-1 2-0-2 2-2-4 4-4-8 3-0-3 4-0-4 Erxleben............................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Evans.................................................0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Falemi...............................................0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 Fyfe...................................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Gaines...............................................1-0-1 1-2-3 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 Hougue.............................................2-0-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 Hyder................................................3-0-3 0-0-0 2-0-2 4-1-5 2-0-2 6-0-6 4-1-5 3-1-4 4-0-4 6-2-8 Jackson.............................................0-0-0 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 1-0-1 7-0-7 Johnson............................................3-0-3 6-0-6 5-0-5 2-2-4 9-1-10 5-1-6 4-4-8 4-1-5 4-2-6 9-1-10 Jones.................................................0-1-1 1-0-1 4-0-4 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 4-1-5 5-0-5 4-1-5 1-0-1 Mays.................................................0-0-0 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 Mackey..............................................1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 McDaniel...........................................1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Neboh...............................................3-0-3 3-0-3 2-0-2 1-2-3 2-0-2 2-0-2 6-1-7 2-2-2 5-0-5 1-0-1 Payne................................................0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 Phillips..............................................2-0-2 1-0-1 1-0-1 1-0-0 2-0-2 2-0-2 4-0-4 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 Porter................................................0-1-1 3-1-4 0-0-0 3-1-4 2-0-2 1-1-2 2-2-4 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-2 Reynolds...........................................1-0-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Richards............................................0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1 3-2-5 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 3-0-3 3-0-3 5-0-5 Robertson.........................................1-0-1 0-0-0 3-0-3 2-1-3 0-0-0 2-1-3 2-0-2 2-0-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 Simmons...........................................1-0-1 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-3-3 1-1-2 1-0-1 1-3-4 2-2-2 0-0-0 2-0-2 Smith................................................3-0-3 3-0-3 2-1-3 3-4-7 1-2-3 1-0-1 5-1-6 3-0-3 4-2-6 3-1-4 Starts................................................0-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-3 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Stewart.............................................1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Ward.................................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Wesley..............................................0-0-0 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 2-0-2 2-0-2 1-1-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 Williams, K........................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 Winbush............................................0-0-0 1-0-1 1-2-3 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1 Yeakey...............................................0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 Zouzalik............................................0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

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OKST BU 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-0-4 5-0-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-1-5 7-0-7 1-0-1 5-1-6 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-3 3-2-5 7-1-8 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 5-6-11 1-0-1 1-0-1 7-2-9 4-0-4 1-0-1 3-0-3 1-0-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-3-4 5-0-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-0-4 5-0-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-2-3 2-1-3 0-1-1 3-0-3 0-1-1 3-1-4 3-0-3 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-3 1-1-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS SUPERLATIVES (GAME-HIGHS) INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

Rushes..........................................18............................................................................Williams, Kenny vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) Yards Rushing................................118.................................................................. Stephens, Eric vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) TD Rushes.....................................2..........................................................Stephens, Eric vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) Long Rush.....................................53....................................................................Foster, SaDale vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Pass attempts................................59...............................................................................Doege, Seth vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Pass completions..........................45...............................................................................Doege, Seth vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Yards Passing.................................499.....................................................................Doege, Seth vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) TD Passes......................................7...................................................................................... Doege, Seth at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Pass......................................61.......................................................................Doege, Seth vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Receptions....................................13............................................................................. Moore, Darrin vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Yards Receiving.............................186........................................................................... Moore, Darrin vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) TD Receptions...............................3............................................................................Ward, Eric vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) ............................................................................................................................Moore, Darrin vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) .................................................................................................................................................Ward, Eric at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Reception.............................61.......................................................................Amaro, Jace vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Field Goals.....................................3............................................................Bustin, Ryan vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) .........................................................................................................................................Bustin, Ryan vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) Long Field Goal.............................50.........................................................................Bustin, Ryan at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) Punts.............................................8..................................................................................Erxleben, Ryan at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Punting Avg..................................54.0............................................................... Erxleben, Ryan vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Long Punt.....................................60.................................................................................Erxleben, Ryan at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Punts inside 20..............................2..................................................................................Erxleben, Ryan at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Punt Return..........................27......................................................................Zouzalik, Aust. at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Long Kickoff Return.......................97.............................................................................Grant, Jakeem vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Tackles..........................................13........................................................................Davis, Cody vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Sacks.............................................2.0.........................................................................Hyder, Kerry at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Tackles For Loss.............................3.0.......................................................... Hyder, Kerry vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) ............................................................................................................................. Douglas, Corne. vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) Interceptions.................................2..................................................................... Douglas, Corne. at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012)

Rushes..........................................30.............................................................................. Sims, James, vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Yards Rushing................................202...........................................................................Pierson, Tony, vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) TD Rushes.....................................2.............................................................................. Bell,Blake, vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) ...............................................................................................................................Klein, Collin, at Kansas State (Oct 27, 2012) .............................................................................................................................Hubert, John, at Kansas State (Oct 27, 2012) ...................................................................................................................................... Sims, James, vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) ....................................................................................................................................Martin, Glasco, vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Long Rush.....................................69.............................................................................Pierson, Tony, vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Pass attempts................................56..................................................................... Smith, Geno, vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Pass completions..........................31..................................................................... Smith, Geno, vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Yards Passing.................................396.......................................................................... Florence, Nick, vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) TD Passes......................................4................................................................................Boykin, Trevone, at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Pass......................................75................................................................................... Ash, David, vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) Receptions....................................11....................................................................Austin, Tavon, vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Yards Receiving.............................175.............................................................................. Williams, T., vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) TD Receptions...............................3................................................................. Anderson, I., at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Long Reception.............................75..................................................................................Davis, Mike, vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) Field Goals.....................................6..............................................................................Oberkrom, Jaden, at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Field Goal.............................51...............................................................Sharp, Quinn, at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Punts.............................................7...............................................................Russo, Nic, vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) ............................................................................................................................... SKAER, Ben, vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) .....................................................................................................................................Doherty, Ron, vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Punting Avg..................................49.3...............................................................Van Der Kamp,K., at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Long Punt.....................................71..............................................................................Way,Tress, vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) Punts inside 20..............................3...............................................................Russo, Nic, vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) Long Punt Return..........................30.................................................................. Craig, Zack, at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Long Kickoff Return.......................98................................................................CLAYTON, Chase, vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) Tackles..........................................14...............................................................BOLLEMA, Dallas, vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) Sacks.............................................2.0......................................................................... Maggitt, R., at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) .......................................................................................................................................Pierson, Davion, at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) ....................................................................................................................................... Fields, Devonte, at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Tackles For Loss.............................3.0.................................................................................... Hasley, Joel, at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) ...................................................................................................................Simmons, Ryan, at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Interceptions.................................2.............................................................................. Lackey, Eddie, vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012)

TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes..........................................46............................................................................... vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) Yards Rushing................................325.........................................................................................vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) Yards Per Rush...............................8.1............................................................................................at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) TD Rushes.....................................2................................................................................ vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) .......................................................................................................................................................vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) ............................................................................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Pass attempts................................61...................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Pass completions..........................47...................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Yards Passing.................................508........................................................................................ vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) ...........................................................................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Yards Per Pass................................11.5....................................................................................... vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) TD Passes......................................7.......................................................................................................... at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Total Plays.....................................93............................................................................... vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) Total Offense.................................702.........................................................................................vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) Yards Per Play................................9.3......................................................................................... vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Points............................................58.............................................................................................at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) Sacks By........................................4...............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) First Downs...................................38...........................................................................................vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) Penalties.......................................11..............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Penalty Yards.................................90.............................................................................................at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) ...................................................................................................................................................vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) ................................................................................................................................................................. at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Turnovers......................................4.....................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Interceptions By............................3...............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Punts.............................................8.......................................................................................................... at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) .............................................................................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Punting Avg..................................54.0....................................................................................... vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Long Punt.....................................60......................................................................................................... at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Punts inside 20..............................2.......................................................................................................... at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) Long Punt Return..........................27..............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012)

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OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes..........................................57...................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) ............................................................................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Yards Rushing................................390.................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Yards Per Rush...............................6.8..................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) TD Rushes.....................................4............................................................................................at Kansas State (Oct 27, 2012) Pass attempts................................56.......................................................................................... vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Pass completions..........................31.......................................................................................... vs West Virginia (Oct 13, 2012) Yards Passing.................................396..................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Yards Per Pass................................13.9...................................................................................................vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) TD Passes......................................4.......................................................................................................... at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) .............................................................................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Total Plays.....................................94....................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Total Offense.................................674..................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Yards Per Play................................7.6....................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Points............................................59.....................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) Sacks By........................................3...............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) ................................................................................................................................................................. at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) .............................................................................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012) First Downs...................................32....................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Penalties.......................................8................................................................................ vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) .....................................................................................................................................................at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) ................................................................................................................................................................. at TCU (Oct 20, 2012) ..............................................................................................................................................................vs Texas (Nov 03, 2012) Penalty Yards.................................94.............................................................................................at Texas State (Sep 08, 2012) Turnovers......................................4...............................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Interceptions By............................3................................................................................................vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) ............................................................................................................................................................vs Baylor (Nov 24, 2012) Punts.............................................7................................................................................ vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) ...................................................................................................................................................vs New Mexico (Sep 15, 2012) ...........................................................................................................................................................vs Kansas (Nov 10, 2012) Punting Avg..................................49.3...........................................................................................at Iowa State (Sep 29, 2012) Long Punt.....................................71...............................................................................................vs Oklahoma (Oct 06, 2012) Punts inside 20..............................3................................................................................ vs Northwestern State (Sep 01, 2012) Long Punt Return..........................30.....................................................................................at Oklahoma State (Nov 17, 2012)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS LONGEST PLAYS - TEXAS TECH - 25-PLUS YARDS YARDS OPPONENT PLAY/SITUATION/RESULT 97..........................BU...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jakeem Grant 97-yard kickoff return/Touchdown 88..........................TXST.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Cody Davis 88-yard interception return/Touchdown 61..........................WVU.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jace Amaro 61-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 57..........................OSU............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 57-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 57..........................UNM...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jakeem Grant 57-yard reception from Michael Brewer/1st Down 53..........................WVU...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................SaDale Foster 53-yard run/Touchdown 47..........................TCU........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Kenny Williams 47-yard rush/Touchdown 47..........................ISU..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Javon Bell 47-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 46..........................BU..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 46-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 46..........................TXST.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Eric Stephens 46-yard run/1st Down 42..........................TXST.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jakeem Grant 42-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 40..........................UT.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. SaDale Foster 40-yard kickoff return/1st Down 40..........................ISU..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Cornelius Douglas 40-yard interception return/1st Down 40..........................TXST...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................SeDale Foster 40-yard kickoff return 39..........................BU...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Kenny Williams 39-yard run/1st Down 39..........................WVU.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jace Amaro 39-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 39..........................UNM.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Eric Ward 39-yard reception from Seth Doege/Touchdown 36..........................OU........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Javon Bell 36-yard reception from Michael Brewer/1st Down 35..........................WVU....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Tyson Williams 35-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 35..........................OU.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 35-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 33..........................TCU........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Darrin Moore 33-yard reception from Seth Doege/Touchdown 32..........................BU..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 32-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 32..........................KSU...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Eric Ward 32-yard reception from Seth Doege/Touchdown 32..........................ISU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Eric Ward 32-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 31..........................KU....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Eric Ward 31-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 31..........................UNM..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Kenny Williams 31-yard run/Fumble 31..........................TXST...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Javon Bell 31-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 30..........................WVU..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Alex Torres 30-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 29..........................KU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Seth Doege 29-yard reception from Austin Zouzalik/1st Down 29..........................TCU.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Eric Ward 2-yard reception from Seth Doege/Touchdown 29..........................WVU..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 29-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 29..........................OU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. SaDale Foster 29-yard kickoff return/1st Down 29..........................ISU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Javon Bell 29-yard kickoff return/1st Down 29..........................UNM...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Sadale Foster 29-yard kickoff return/1st Down 27..........................WVU.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Jace Amaro 27-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 27..........................ISU.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Austin Zouzalik 27-yard punt return/1st Down 27..........................TXST.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. SaDale Foster 27-yard kickoff return/1st Down 26..........................BU..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Moore 26-yard reception from Seth Doege/1st Down 26..........................ISU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Javon Bell 26-yard kickoff return/1st Down 25..........................OSU......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Darrin Morre 25-yard reception from Michael Brewer/1st Down 25..........................UT...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Kenny Williams 25-yard run/1st Down 25..........................KSU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ SaDale Foster 25-yard kickoff return/1st Down 25..........................TCU������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Jakeem Grant 25-yard reception from Seth Doege/Touchdown 25..........................OU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Darrin Moore 25-yard reception from Michael Brewer/1st Down 25..........................NWST.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Jace Amaro 25-yard reception from Michael Brewer/1st Down

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS LONGEST PLAYS - OPPONENT - 25-PLUS YARDS YARDS OPPONENT........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... PLAY/SITUATION/RESULT 98 UNM....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Chase Clayton 98-yard kickoff return/Touchdown 87 ISU......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... A.J. Klein 87-yard interception return/Touchdown 75 UT..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Mike Davis 75-yard reception from David Ash/Touchdown 69 KU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Tony Pierson 69-yard run/1st Down 60 OSU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Isaiah Anderson 57-yard reception from Clint Chelf/Touchdown 66 OSU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Isaiah Anderson 66-yard reception from Clint Chelf/Touchdown 60 TCU............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................LaDarius Brown 60-yard reception from Trevone Boykin/Touchdown 55 BU.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Eddie Lackey 55-yard interception return/Touchdown 54 UT................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Mike Davis 54-yard reception from David Ash/1st Down 49 NWST................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Cortez Paige 49-yard interception return/1st Down 46 KSU...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Chris Harper 46-yard reception from Collin Klein/1st Down 46 OU.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Javon Harris 46-yard interception return/Touchdown 44 BU...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Lache Seastrunk 44-yard run/1st Down 44 KU.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Micha Cummings 44-yard run/1st Down 42 BU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Antwan Goodley 42-yard kickoff return/1st Down 41 BU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Terrance Williams 41-yard reception from Nick Florence/1st Down 39 BU....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Levi Norwood 39-yard reception from Nick Florence/Touchdown 38 WVU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Tavon Austin 38-yard reception from Geno Smith/1st Down 37 BU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Terrance Williams 37-yard reception from Nick Florence/1st Down 37 TCU..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Aundre Dean 37-yard run/1st Down 37 NWST..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Phillip Harvey 37-yard kickoff return/1st Down 38 OU....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Damie Williams 38-yard reception from Landry Jones/1st Down 36 BU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Terrance Williams 36-yard reception from Nick Florence/1st Down 36 TCU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Skye Dawson 36-yard reception from Trevone Boykin/1st Down 36 ISU............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... James White 36-yard run/1st Down 34 BU...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Glasco Martin 34-yard run/1st Down 34 UT......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Johnathan Gray 34-yard reception from David Ash/1st Down 33 OSU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Isaiah Anderson 33-yard reception from Clint Chelf/Touchdown 32 BU...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Lanear Sampson 32-yard reception from Nick Florence/1st Down 32 BU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Antwan Goodley 32-yard kickoff return/1st Down 32 KU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Brad McDougland 32-yard interception return/1st Down 31 KU.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Taylor Cox 31-yard kickoff return/1st Down 30 BU...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Lache Seastrunk 30-yard run/1st Down 30 OSU..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Zack Craig 30-yard blocked punt return/Touchdown 30 TXST............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Jafus Gaines 30-yard kickoff return/1st Down 29 BU.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Antwan Goodley 29-yard kickoff return/1st Down 29 OSU........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Justin Gilbert 29-yard kickoff return/1st 29 TXST............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Isaiah Battle 29-yard kickoff return 28 TCU................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................B.J. Catalon 28-yard run/1st Down 27 BU............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Lanear Sampson 27-yard reception from Nick Florence/Touchdown 27 UT.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Marquise Goodwin 27-yard kickoff return/1st Down 27 TCU.................................................................................................................................................................... Sky Dawson 27-yard reception from Trevone Boykin/1st DownSky Dawson 27-yard reception from Trevone Boykin/1st Down 26 OSU.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Isaiah Anderson 26-yard run/1st Down 26 UT............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Johnathan Gray 26-yard run/1st Down 25 UT..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Mike Davis 25-yard reception from David Ash/Touchdown 25 OU......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Neal Durron 25-yard reception from Landry Jones/1st Down 25 TXST........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Terrance Franks 25-yard reception/Touchdown

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS SCORING DRIVES TEXAS TECH Opponent NWST NWST NWST NWST NWST NWST NWST NWST TXST TXST TXST TXST TXST TXST TXST TXST TXST UNM UNM UNM UNM UNM UNM UNM ISU ISU ISU ISU OU OU OU OU WVU WVU WVU WVU WVU WVU WVU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU KSU KSU KSU KSU UT UT UT UT UT KU KU KU KU KU KU KU OSU OSU OSU BU BU BU BU BU BU

No. of Total Plays Yards 16 79 10 75 12 49 11 68 11 65 7 55 12 63 7 53 3 40 7 75 6 99 4 65 8 31 6 87 8 73 7 1 9 58 8 57 9 75 7 63 11 90 7 79 5 23 6 71 9 46 8 71 1 9 10 29 9 71 13 78 9 54 10 86 6 75 12 69 3 82 9 86 3 67 4 69 15 98 6 33 4 70 7 51 10 80 4 62 4 25 1 25 4 25 9 75 9 58 11 75 12 80 9 75 12 63 8 23 12 76 8 56 11 75 5 54 4 57 9 71 12 59 4 25 4 25 6 81 13 95 12 75 7 75 10 80 3 75 11 63 5 71 6 63

Drive Type of Time Score 6:35 TD 3:32 TD 4:06 TD 3:00 FG 4:05 FG 2:24 FG 4:52 TD 2:59 TD 0:48 TD 2:08 TD 2:46 TD 1:21 TD 3:15 FG 2:25 TD 3:05 TD 2:37 FG 3:39 FG 2:40 TD 2:27 TD 2:20 TD 4:03 TD 1:32 TD 0:29 TD 2:25 TD 4:30 TD 3:19 TD 0:33 TD 4:30 FG 3:48 TD 4:56 FG 4:10 FG 4:29 TD 1:56 TD 3:27 TD 0:52 TD 3:44 TD 0:21 TD 1:31 TD 8:22 TD 2:47 TD 1:36 TD 3:04 TD 3:51 TD 1:27 TD OT TD OT TD OT TD 3:14 TD 2:38 FG 4:14 TD 5:04 TD 3:10 TD 4:31 FG 4:46 FG 4:03 FG 3:28 TD 3:20 TD 1:53 TD 1:03 TD 3:03 FG 3:49 FG OT TD OT TD 2:13 TD 6:03 TD 5:33 TD 2:02 TD 3:34 TD 0:55 TD 4:15 FG 2:20 TD 2:39 TD

Score Qtr/Time 1st/2:50 2nd/11:16 2nd/6:16 2nd/1:15 3rd/6:16 4th/12:14 4th/5:46 4th/1:25 1st/10:34 1st/5:56 2nd/14:08 2nd/9:24 3rd/15:00 3rd/10:03 3rd/4:59 3rd/0:00 4th/8:32 1st/11:05 1st/6:22 2nd/7:57 2nd/2:19 2nd/:34 2nd/:05 3rd/12:35 2nd/1:32 3rd/1:01 4th/10:36 4th/2:20 1st/7:11 2nd/14:22 2nd/6:58 4th/:56 1st/13:04 1st/6:00 2nd/9:02 2nd/2:04 2nd/0:35 3rd/3:30 4th/5:37 1st/4:55 2nd/6:37 2nd/3:38 4th/6:40 4th/4:06 OT OT OT 1st/11:46 2nd/12:37 3rd/6:18 4th/2:33 1st/5:52 2nd/13:56 2nd/5:03 3rd/6:39 3rd/1:35 1st/11:40 2nd/14:55 2nd/12:20 3rd/0:28 4th/10:12 OT OT 2nd/14:57 2nd/0:15 4th/2:51 1st/10:37 1st/3:02 2nd/14:17 3rd/10:45 4/12:24 4/6:19

Drive Start T21 T25 N49 T18 T16 T25 T37 T47 B40 T25 T1 T35 T38 T13 T27 B34 T38 T43 T25 T37 T10 T21 N23 T29 I46 T29 I9 T49 T29 T04 T20 T14 T25 T31 T18 T14 T33 T31 T2 TC33 TT30 TT49 TT20 TT38 TC25 TC25 TC25 T25 T14 T25 T20 TT25 TT25 UT46 TT8 TT44 T25 T46 T43 T18 T31 K25 K25 T19 T05 T25 T25 T20 T25 T25 T29 T37

Scoring Play Eric Stephens 4-yard run Eric Stephens 2-yard run Seth Doege 2-yard pass to K. Williams Ryan Bustin 31-yard FG Ryan Bustin 36-yard FG Ryan Bustin 37-yard FG Michael Brewer 12-yard pass to M. Kennard Michael Brewer 3-yard pass to M. Kennard Seth Doege 23-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 4-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 23-yard pass to A. Torres Seth Doege 19-yard pass to J. Amaro Ryan Bustin 38-yard FG Seth Doege 8-yard pass to Javon Bell Kenny Williams 16-yard run Ryan Bustin 50-yard FG Andrew Bowman 21-yard FG Seth Doege 20-yard pass to E. Ward Eric Stephens 21-yard run Seth Doege 39-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 7-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 9-yard pass to J. Amaro Seth Doege 11-yard pass to Darrin Moore Seth Doege 14-yard pass to J. Amaro Seth Doege 11-yard pass to J. Grant Seth Doege 4-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 19-yard pass to E. Ward Ryan Bustin 39-yard FG Kenny Williams 7-yard run Ryan Bustin 35-yard FG Ryan Bustin 43-yard FG SaDale Foster 3-yard run Seth Doege 39-yard pass to J. Amaro Seth Doege 19-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 16-yard pass to M. Kennard Seth Doege 2-yard pass to D. Moore SaDale Foster 53-yard run Seth Doege 29-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 7-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 5-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 33-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 29-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 6-yard pass to E. Ward Kenny Williams 47-yard run Seth Doege 6-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 25-yard pass to J. Grant Seth Doege 8-yard pass to Alex Torres Seth Doege 32-yard pass to E.Ward Ryan Bustin 37-yard field SaDale Foster 8-yard run Seth Doege 4-yard pass to E. Ward Kenny Williams 1-yard run Ryan Bustin 29-yard FG Ryan Bustin 41-yard FG Ryan Bustin 33-yard FG Seth Doege 10-yard pass to E. Stephens Seth Doege 9-yard pass to J. Grant Seth Doege 16-yard to T. Williams Seth Doege 6-yard pass to D. Moore Ryan Bustin 29-yard FG Ryan Bustin 27-yard FG Eric Stephens 1 -yard run Eric Stephens 3-yard pass to D. Moore Eric Stephens 1-yard run Seth Doege 2-yard pass to T. Williams Michael Brewer 7-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 19-yard run Kenny Williams 5-yard run Seth Doege 23-yard pass to E. Ward Ryan Bustin 29-yard FG Seth Doege 15-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 6-yard pass to D. Moore

OPPONENTS Opponent NWST NWST TXST TXST UNM ISU OU OU OU OU OU OU WVU WVU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU KSU KSU KSU KSU KSU KSU KSU UT UT UT UT UT KU KU KU KU KU KU OSU OSU OSU OSU OSU OSU OSU OSU BU BU BU BU BU BU BU

No. of Plays 10 4 7 12 17 15 12 9 8 6 6 10 5 9 5 8 11 7 8 6 9 4 4 4 4 8 8 7 5 11 5 9 5 1 9 8 8 5 11 3 9 4 12 4 2 4 1 7 7 5 7 8 9 7 10 11 4

Total Yards 45 -10 80 53 79 74 75 66 75 25 54 32 54 73 75 31 52 45 27 74 56 25 25 4 (-3) 59 65 75 74 70 35 71 75 75 50 59 63 39 74 72 75 25 75 70 40 24 66 38 38 22 53 93 68 57 75 65 25

Drive Type of Time Score 3:02 FG 1:02 FG 3:08 TD 5:52 FG 7:41 TD 6:36 TD 4:01 TD 3:14 TD 3:31 TD 1:07 FG 3:08 TD 5:59 FG 1:39 TD 2:56 TD 2:23 TD 4:43 TD 2:57 FG 3:41 FG 2:39 FG 1:36 TD 1:02 FG OT TD OT TD OT FG 1:34 FG 3:52 TD 3:24 FG 3:29 TD 1:49 TD 5:04 TD 2:08 TD 4:55 TD 2:25 TD 0:10 TD 3:54 FG 4:23 TD 3:52 TD 1:57 TD 3:41 FG 1:13 TD 4:11 FG OT TD 4:30 TD 1:35 TD 0:36 TD 1:17 TD 0:07 TD 2:58 TD 2:13 FG 1:56 TD 2:50 TD 1:27 TD 2:41 TD 2:20 TD 3:26 TD 3:31 FG - TD

Score Qtr/Time 2nd/14:48 4th/14:56 2nd/10:54 2nd/3:25 2nd/13:41 3rd/4:26 1st/10:59 2nd/11:08 2nd/3:27 2nd/:31 3rd/9:13 3rd/:47 1st/4:21 4th/2:41 1st/12:37 2nd/8:13 2nd/:22 3rd/4:09 4th/14:49 4th/2:25 4th/:18 OT OT OT 1st/0:15 2nd/8:45 2nd/1:35 3rd/11:31 3rd/10:32 3rd/4:29 4th/7:37 1st/13:57 1st/3:27 2nd/13:46 2nd/1:09 4th/9:14 1st/7:48 2nd/5:30 2nd/0:03 4th/8:59 4th/0:41 OT 1st/10:30 2nd/13:22 2nd/13:22 2nd/8:34 2nd/6:18 3rd/9:54 3rd/6:22 3rd/0:17 1st/3:02 2nd/0:05 3rd/4:50 3rd/2:16 4th/8:58 4th/2:48 OT

Drive Scoring Start Play N25 Jo Shaughnessy 47-yard FG T19 Jo Shaughnessy 46-yard FG B20 Tyler Arndt 25-yard pass B26 Will Johnson 38-yard FG N21 Demarcus Rogers 2-yard run I26 Steele Jantz 5-yard pass to E. Brun O25 Justin Brown 13-yard pass from L. Jones O34 Blake Bell 1-yard run O25 Kenny Stills 13-yard pass from L. Jones T41 Mike Hunnicutt 33-yard FG 046 Blake Bell 1-yard run O43 Mike Hunnicutt 42-yard FG W46 Geno Smith 7-yard pass to S. Bailey W27 D. Garrison 2-yard run TC25 Trevone Boykin 19-yard pass to S. Dawson TT31 Mathew Tucker 4-yard run TC24 Jaden Oberkrom 41-yard FG TC40 Jaden Oberkrom 32-yard FG TC45 Jaden Oberkrom 45-yard FG TC26 Trevone Boykin 60-yard pass to L. Brown TC19 Jaden Oberkrom 42-yard FG TT25 Trebone Boykin 8-yard pass to J. Boyce TT25 Trebone Boykin 7-yard pass to B.J. Catalon TT25 Jaden Oberkrom 38-yard FG T14 Anthony Cantele 34-yard FG K41 John Hubert 4-yard run K33 Anthony Cantele 19-yard FG K25 Collin Klein 21-yard pass to T. Thompson K26 Collin Klein 22,-yard run K30 John Hubert 15-yard run T35 Collin Klein 7-yard pass to Angelo Pease UT29 David Ash 6-yard pass to J. Shipley UT25 Joe Bergeron 2-yard run UT25 David Ash 75-yard pass to M. Davis UT25 Anthony Fera 42-yard FG UT41 David Ash 25-yard pass to M. Davis K37 James Sims 6-yard run T39 Micha Cummings 10-yard pass to B. Bourbon K21 Nick Prolago 22-yard FG K28 James Sims 3-yard run K11 Nick Prolago 32-yard FG T25 James Sims 5-yard run O25 J.W. Walsh 2-yard pass to K Staley O30 Clint Chelf 60-yard pass to I. Anderson T40 Clint Chelf 33-yard pass to I. Anderson T24 J.W. Walsh 2-yard run O34 Clint 66-yard pass to I. Anderson T38 Jeremy Smith 17-yard run O28 Quinn Sharp 51-yard FG T22 Joseph Randle 1-yard run B47 Glasco Martin 1-yard run B07 Nick Florence 39-yard pass to L. Norwood B32 Nick Florence 4-yard run B43 Nick Florence 27-yard pass to L. Sampson B25 Nick Florence 4-yard pass to T. Williams B30 Aaron Jones 22-yard FG B25 Glasco Martin 4-yard run

TEXAS TECH’S LONGEST (BY YARDAGE) DRIVES OF THE YEAR

TEXAS TECH’S QUICKEST DRIVES OF THE YEAR

Opponent TXST WVU OSU UNM TXST WVU OU WVU OSU

Opponent WVU UNM ISU TXST WVU KU TXST TCU

No. of Total Plays Yards 6 99 15 98 13 95 11 90 6 87 9 86 10 86 3 82 6 81

Drive Type of Time Score 2:46 TD 8:22 TD 6:03 TD 4:03 TD 2:25 TD 3:44 TD 4:29 TD 0:52 TD 2:13 TD

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Score Qtr/Time 2nd/14:08 4th/5:37 2nd/0:15 2nd/2:19 3rd/10:03 2nd/2:04 4th/:56 2nd/9:02 2nd/14:57

Drive Start T1 T2 T05 T10 T13 T14 T14 T18 T19

Scoring Play Seth Doege 23-yard pass to A. Torres Seth Doege 7-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 2-yard pass to T. Williams Seth Doege 7-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 8-yard pass to Javon Bell Seth Doege 2-yard pass to D. Moore SaDale Foster 3-yard run Seth Doege 16-yard pass to M. Kennard Eric Stephens 1-yard run

No. of Total Plays Yards 3 67 5 23 1 9 3 40 3 82 4 57 4 65 4 62

Drive Type of Time Score 0:21 TD 0:29 TD 0:33 TD 0:48 TD 0:52 TD 1:03 TD 1:21 TD 1:27 TD

Score Qtr/Time 2nd/0:35 2nd/:05 4th/10:36 1st/10:34 2nd/9:02 2nd/12:20 2nd/9:24 4th/4:06

Drive Start T33 N23 I9 B40 T18 T43 T35 TT38

Scoring Play SaDale Foster 53-yard run Seth Doege 11-yard pass to Darrin Moore Seth Doege 19-yard pass to E. Ward Seth Doege 23-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 16-yard pass to M. Kennard Seth Doege 6-yard pass to D. Moore Seth Doege 19-yard pass to J. Amaro Kenny Williams 47-yard run

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS BY THE NUMBERS - GAME 13

2: Wins over No. 1 nationally-ranked teams since 2008 (vs. Texas - 2008, @ Oklahoma - 2011).

48: Career starts by senior Cody Davis marks the most by any active Red Raider.

2: Wins over top-5 ranked teams since 2011 (at #1 Oklahoma - 2011, vs. #4 West Virginia - 2012).

48: Consecutive home games played in front of at least 45,000 fans at Jones AT&T Stadium.

2: 100-yard rushers for Texas Tech (Stephens - 118, Williams - 105) vs. New Mexico.

53: Victories for Texas Tech at home (53-15, .779) since 2002.

2: 100-yard receivers for Texas Tech twice this season against Texas & Baylor (Ward & Moore).

53: Wins over non-ranked opponents at home (53-4, .930) since 2000.

3: Individuals were inducted into Tech’s Ring of Honor: Donny Anderson, EJ Holub & Dave Parks.

58: Yards rushing by QB Seth Doege against Baylor marked a season-high.

3: Tackles for a loss by Cornelius Douglas vs. No. 14 Oklahoma - most by a Tech CB in over 12 years

68: Career touchdown passes for senior QB Seth Doege.

3: Touchdown receptions by Eric Ward in the first-half against New Mexico.

84: Total yards allowed by Tech in its season opener against Northwestern State.

4: Career multiple rushing touchdown games by senior RB Eric Stephens Jr.

88: Years of Texas Tech Football.

5: Career 400-yard passing games by senior QB Seth Doege.

94: Degrees at kickoff in Texas Tech’s season opener in Lubbock against Northwestern State.

6: First downs allowed by the Red Raiders in the season opener against Northwestern State.

98: Total points allowed by Tech in the first six games (fewest since 2000).

7: TD passes by Seth Doege at #21 TCU (most by a Red Raider since 2009).

105: All-time wins for Texas Tech in televised games.

7: Texas Tech players have finished in the top-10 in voting for the Heisman Trophy Award.

156: Receiving yards by Jace Amaro against No. 4 West Virginia.

9: Current Texas Tech players have earned degrees from TTU entering the season.

180: Receiving yards by Eric Ward against Kansas marked a career-high.

10: Straight years Texas Tech has won its season opener.

186: Receiving yards by Darrin Moore vs. Baylor marked second most in Cowboys Stadium history (college player).

13: All-time bowl victories for Texas Tech (has won 7 of the last 9 bowl games).

325: Rushing yards vs. New Mexico marked Tech’s most since 1997 (UL Lafayette).

13: Consecutive years a Texas Tech quarterback has passed for at least 3,000 yards in a season.

499: Yards passing by QB Seth Doege against #4 West Virginia marked a career-high.

17: Bowl appearances for Texas Tech since 1993.

531: All-time wins for the Texas Tech football program.

18: Career 300-yard passing games for QB Seth Doege.

702: Yards of total offense vs. New Mexico marked Tech’s most since 2009 (vs. K-State).

21: Career rushing touchdowns for senior Eric Stephens (most among active Red Raiders).

973: All-time games played by the Red Raiders following regular season finale vs. Baylor.

22: Career receiving touchdowns for both junior Eric Ward and senior Darrin Moore.

1,901: Career rushing yards for senior Eric Stephens Jr. (leads active Red Raiders).

23: Newcomers saw action in the season opener for the Red Raiders (14 freshmen).

2,131: Career receiving yards for senior Alex Torres (leads active Red Raiders).

24: Consecutive non-conference home wins for Texas Tech since 2002.

4,375: Career all-purpose yards for Eric Stephens (7th in Tech history).

29: Texas Tech football players have earned All-America honors.

5,604: Combined career receiving yards (486 catches) by Alex Torres, Eric Ward & Darrin Moore.

29: Passing yards allowed to Kansas - fewest allowed since 1974 (vs. Arkansas - 0 yards).

8,365: Career passing yards for quarterback Seth Doege in 28 career games at Tech.

35: Bowl games Texas Tech has appeared in all-time.

60,879: Record attendance at Jones AT&T Stadium against No. 22 Texas (Nov. 3, 2012).

37: Consecutive starts by OL Deveric Gallington & LaAdrian Waddle lead all active Red Raiders. 39: Consecutive home win streak by Oklahoma that Tech snapped on Oct. 22, 2011 (41-38). 43: Alex Torres has caught at least one pass in 43-of-45 career games. WWW.TEXASTECH.COM

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS BY THE NUMBERS - BOWL HISTORY

2: Bowl MVP awards for Taylor Potts (Alamo Bowl - 2009; TicketCity Bowl - 2010).

86: Yard TD run by Eric Stephens marked second longest run in Cotton Bowl Stadium history.

4: Rushing TDs by Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force in 1995 Copper Bowl tied a school bowl game record.

162: Receiving yards by Joel Filani vs. Minnesota in 2006 InSight Bowl is a school bowl game record.

4: Texas Tech quarterbacks have a school bowl game record four passing touchdowns.

227: All-purpose yards for Eric Stephens against Northwestern in TicketCity Bowl.

4: Passing touchdowns by Taylor Potts in 2010 TicketCity Bowl (tied school bow game record).

280: Rushing yards by James Gray vs. Duke in 1989 All-American Bowl is a school bowl game record.

7: PATs by Tony Rogers in 1995 Copper Bowl is a school bowl game record.

361: Rushing yards by Tech in 1989 All-American Bowl is a school bowl game record.

11: Receptions by Joel Filani vs. Minnesota in 2006 InSight Bowl is a school bowl game record.

369: Passing yards by Taylor Potts in TicketCity Bowl vs. Northwestern are eighth most by a

11: Straight bowl appearances for Texas Tech (2000-2010).

Tech QB on a neutral field.

11: Different Tech receivers caught a pass in TicketCity Bowl against Northwestern.

520: Yards of total offense by QB Sonny Cumbie vs. California in 2004 Holiday Bowl is a school bowl game record.

13: All-time bowl victories for Texas Tech (has won 7 of the last 9).

606: Yards of total offense by Tech vs. Air Force in 1995 Copper Bowl is a school bowl game record.

17: Bowl appearances for Texas Tech since 1993.

1937: Sun Bowl marked the first-ever bowl appearance for Texas Tech (lost to West Virginia, 6-7).

18: Consecutive seasons Tech was bowl eligible (1993-2010).

1951: Sun Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 25, Pacific 14) - Tech’s first-ever bowl victory.

24: Red Raiders recorded a tackle against Northwestern in TicketCity Bowl.

1953: Gator Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 35, Auburn 13).

31: Point deficit erased by Tech in the 2006 Insight Bowl vs. Minnesota is the largest comeback

1973: Gator Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 28, Tennessee 19).

in NCAA bowl history. Tech won 44-41 in overtime. Tech trailed 38-7 in the third quarter. 31: First

1989: All-American Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 49, Duke 21).

downs by Texas Tech marked a new Alamo Bowl record in 2010.

1995: Copper Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 55, Air Force 41).

33: Degrees at kickoff on New Year’s Day during the TicketCity Bowl - the first football game of 2011.

2002: Tangerine Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 55, Clemson 15).

34: Points scored in a half vs. Clemson in 2002 Tangerine Bowl marked a school bowl game record.

2003: Houston Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 38, Navy 14).

34: First downs by Texas Tech in TicketCity Bowl marked a new school all-time bowl record.

2004: Holiday Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 45, California 31).

35: Bowl games Texas Tech has appeared in all-time.

2006: Insight Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 44, Minnesota 41 - OT).

52: Yard game-winning field goal by Alex Trilica vs. Minnesota in 2006 Insight Bowl is a school bowl record. 2007: Gator Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 31, Virginia 28). 69: Pass attempts from Graham Harrell vs. Virginia in 2007 Gator Bowl is a school bowl game record.

2010: Alamo Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 41, Michigan State 31).

77.4: Completion % (41-of-53) by B.J. Symons vs. Navy in 2003 Houston Bowl is a Tech bowl game record.

2011: TicketCity Bowl Champions (Texas Tech 45, Northwestern 38).

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OFFENSE SCORING (All Games) Scored 40 or more points_______________________________ 45, vs. Baylor (2012) Scored 50 or more points______________________________ 56, at #21 TCU (2012) Scored 60 or more points___________________________ 64, vs. Weber State (2010) Scored 70 or more points_______________________ 75, vs. Northwestern State (2007) Scored 80 or more points_______________________ 80, vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Was held to 10 or fewer points_____________________ 6, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 7 or fewer points______________________ 6, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 3 or fewer points_____________________________ 3, at #20 TCU (2006) Was shutout____________________________________ 0, at #2 Nebraska (1997) Was shutout in back-to-back games________________ vs. SMU, 0-14, at Rice, 0-14 (1962) Was held without an offensive touchdown_______________ vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held without a touchdown_____________________________at #20 TCU (2006) Allowed 40 or more points______________________________ 52, vs. Baylor (2012) Allowed 50 or more points______________________________ 52, vs. Baylor (2012) Allowed 60 or more points___________________________ 66, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Shutout opponent_______________________ vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 62-0 (2006) Shutout opponent in back-to-back games_______ at Texas Wesleyan, 13-0, at New Mexico, 27-0 (1949) Held opponent without an offensive touchdown________vs. Northwestern State, 44-6 (2012) SCORING (Home Games) Scored 40 or more points_______________________________41, vs. Kansas (2012) Scored 50 or more points____________________________ 50, vs. Texas State (2011) Scored 60 or more points___________________________ 64, vs. Weber State (2010) Scored 70 or more points_______________________ 75, vs. Northwestern State (2007) Scored 80 or more points_______________________ 80, vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Was held to 10 or fewer points_____________________ 6, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 7 or fewer points______________________ 6, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 3 or fewer points__________________________ 3, vs. #1 Nebraska (2000) Was shutout___________________________________ 0, vs. #20 Arkansas (1987) Was held without an offensive touchdown_______________ vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held without a touchdown_________________________ vs. #1 Nebraska (2000) Allowed 40 or more points_________________________ 41, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Allowed 50 or more points______________________ 66, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Allowed 60 or more points______________________ 66, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Shutout opponent_______________________ vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 62-0 (2006) Held opponent without an offensive touchdown________vs. Northwestern State, 44-6 (2012) SCORING (Away Games) Scored 40 or more points______________________________ 56, at #21 TCU (2012) Scored 50 or more points______________________________ 56, at #21 TCU (2012) Scored 60 or more points____________________________ 63, at #19 Kansas (2008) Scored 70 or more points_________________________________________ N/A Was held to 10 or fewer points________________________ 7, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Was held to 7 or fewer points_________________________ 7, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Was held to 3 or fewer points_____________________________ 3, at #20 TCU (2006) Was shutout____________________________________ 0, at #2 Nebraska (1997) Was held without an offensive touchdown_______________________at #20 TCU (2006) Was held without a touchdown_____________________________at #20 TCU (2006) Allowed 40 or more points______________________ 59, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Allowed 50 or more points______________________ 59, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Allowed 60 or more points__________________________ 65, at #5 Oklahoma (2008)

TEXAS TECH - TEAM TOTAL OFFENSE Had 500 or more total yards_____________________________ 567, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 600 or more total yards_______________________ 676, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 650 or more total yards_______________________ 676, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 700 or more total yards__________________________702, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 750 or more total yards_____________________ 770, vs. Sam Houston State (2007) Was held to 300 or fewer total yards________________ 270, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 250 or fewer total yards_______________________ 144, vs. #4 Texas (2010) Was held to 200 or fewer total yards_______________________ 144, vs. #4 Texas (2010) Was held to 150 or fewer total yards_______________________ 144, vs. #4 Texas (2010) Was held to 100 or fewer total yards____________________90, vs. #8 Miami (Fla.) (1990) RUSHING ATTEMPTS Had 40 or more rushing attempts______________________ 45, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 45 or more rushing attempts______________________ 45, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 50 or more rushing attempts______________________ 51, vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Had 55 or more rushing attempts__________________________ 55, at Baylor (1999) Had 60 or more rushing attempts_______________________ 61, vs. North Texas (1998) Had 64 or more rushing attempts_____________________64, vs. #20 Texas A&M (1997) Was held to 20 or fewer rushing attempts__________________ 17, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Was held to 15 or fewer rushing attempts_____________ 14, at #17 Oklahoma State (2009) Was held to 10 or fewer rushing attempts____________________ 7, at #15 Texas (2007) RUSHING OFFENSE Had 150 or more rushing yards___________________________ 208, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 200 or more rushing yards___________________________ 208, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 250 or more rushing yards________________________325, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 300 or more rushing yards________________________325, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 350 or more rushing yards___________________ 453, vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (1997) Had 400 or more rushing yards___________________ 453, vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (1997) Had 450 or more rushing yards___________________________ 482, vs. Baylor (1996) Was held to 50 or fewer rushing yards________________________ 46, vs. Baylor (2011) Was held to 40 or fewer rushing yards______________________ 30, at #25 Texas (2011) Was held to 30 or fewer rushing yards______________________ 30, at #25 Texas (2011) Was held to 20 or fewer rushing yards_____________________ -14, vs. #25 Texas (2010) Was held to 10 or fewer rushing yards_____________________ -14, vs. #25 Texas (2010) Was held to negative rushing yards______________________ -14, vs. #25 Texas (2010) RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS Had 4 or more rushing touchdowns______________________ 4, vs. Weber State (2010) Had 5 or more rushing touchdowns_________________ 5, vs. Eastern Washington (2008) Was held without a rushing TD in back-to-back games______ at #25 Texas/vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held without a rushing TD in 3 consecutive games________________5 games (2006) PASSING ATTEMPTS Had 60 or more passing attempts__________________________61, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 65 or more passing attempts_____________________66, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) Had 70 or more passing attempts______________________72, vs. #3 Oklahoma (2007) Had 75 or more passing attempts_______________________ 78, vs. Iowa State (2003) Was held to 35 or fewer passing attempts_________________ 32, at #15 Nebraska (2009) Was held to 30 or fewer passing attempts___________________ 25, vs. Nebraska (2008) Was held to 25 or fewer passing attempts___________________ 25, vs. Nebraska (2008) Was held to 20 or fewer passing attempts___________________17, vs. Oklahoma (1999) Was held to 15 or fewer passing attempts__________________ 14, vs. Iowa State (1999) Was held to 10 or fewer passing attempts______________________ 10, at Texas (1997)

Shutout opponent__________________________________ at Baylor, 28-0 (2005) Held opponent without an offensive touchdown_______________ at #20 TCU, 3-12 (2006)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS THE LAST TIME TEXAS TECH ... TEXAS TECH - TEAM PASSING COMPLETIONS Had 45 or more passing completions__________________________47, Kansas (2012) Had 46 or more passing completions__________________________47, Kansas (2012) Had 47 or more passing completions__________________________47, Kansas (2012) Had 48 or more passing completions_________________________48, vs. UTEP (2007) Had 49 or more passing completions_________________________ 50, vs. SMU (2007) Had 50 or more passing completions_________________________ 50, vs. SMU (2007) Had 51 or more passing completions_____________________ 52, vs. Iowa State (2003) Had 52 or more passing completions_____________________ 52, vs. Iowa State (2003) Was held to 20 or fewer passing completions________________ 18, vs. Iowa State (2011) Was held to 16 or fewer passing completions_______________16, vs. #13 Alabama (2005) Was held to 10 or fewer passing completions_________________ 9, vs. Oklahoma (1999) Was held to 8 or fewer passing completions__________________ 8, vs. Iowa State (1999) Was held to 5 or fewer passing completions______________________ 3, at Texas (1997) PASSING OFFENSE Had 400 or more passing yards___________________________ 508, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 450 or more passing yards___________________________ 508, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 500 or more passing yards___________________________ 508, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 550 or more passing yards_______________________ 554, vs. Kansas State (2009) Had 600 or more passing yards______________________ 646, at Oklahoma State (2007) Had 650 or more passing yards_______________________ 669, vs. Kansas State (2005) Was held to 200 or fewer passing yards______________ 169, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Was held to 150 or fewer passing yards__________________144, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Was held to 100 or fewer passing yards_________________ 74, vs. Oklahoma State (1998) Was held to 50 or fewer passing yards_________________________ 42, vs. Rice (1989) PASSING TOUCHDOWNS Had 5 or more passing touchdowns_________________________ 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Had 6 or more passing touchdowns_________________________ 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Had 7 or more passing touchdowns_________________________ 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Had 8 or more passing touchdowns______________________ 8, vs. Kansas State (2009) Was held without a passing TD_________________________ vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Was held without a passing TD in back-to-back games_______vs. Oklahoma/at #24 OSU (1997) Was held without a passing TD in 3 consecutive games________________ 7 games (1997) PASSING INTERCEPTIONS Had 3 or more passing interceptions__________________________3, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 4 or more passing interceptions________________________ 4, vs. Colorado (2007) Had 5 or more passing interceptions_____________________ 5, vs. #1 Oklahoma (2003) Went 3 consecutive games without a passing INT____________________ 3 games (2011) Went 4 consecutive games without a passing INT____________________ 5 games (1997) Went 5 consecutive games without a passing INT____________________ 5 games (1997) FUMBLES ALLOWED Had 3 or more fumbles__________________________ 3 (lost 1), vs. Iowa State (2011) Had 4 or more fumbles__________________________ 4 (lost 1), vs. Texas State (2011) Had 5 or more fumbles____________________________ 5 (lost 2), at #2 Texas (2009) Had 6 or more fumbles_________________________ 6 (lost 3), vs. #16 NC State (2002) Had 7 or more fumbles_______________________ 7 (lost 2), at #21 Kansas State (1996) Went back-to-back games without a fumble_______________________ 2 games (2008) TURNOVERS ALLOWED Had 4 or more turnovers_________________________________4, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 5 or more turnovers______________________________ 5, vs. Texas A&M (2009) Had 6 or more turnovers_______________________________ 6, vs. Colorado (2003) Went back-to-back games without a turnover______________________ 2 games (2005)

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DEFENSE SCORING DEFENSE Shutout its opponent________________________ 0, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Allowed 3 or fewer points_____________________ 0, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Allowed 7 or fewer points________________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 10 or fewer points____________________________10, at Texas State (2012) Didn’t allow an offensive touchdown__________________ vs. Northwestern State (2012) Didn’t allow a touchdown_________________________ vs. Northwestern State (2012) SCORING DEFENSE (Home Games) Allowed 10 or fewer points_______________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 7 or fewer points________________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 3 or fewer points_____________________ 0, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Shutout its opponent__________________________ vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Held its opponent without an offensive touchdown_____ 0, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Held its opponent without a touchdown____________ 0, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Allowed 40 or more points______________________ 59, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Allowed 50 or more points______________________ 59, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Allowed 60 or more points______________________ 66, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) SCORING DEFENSE (Away Games) Allowed 10 or fewer points____________________________10, at Texas State (2012) Allowed 7 or fewer points________________________________ 7, at Baylor (2007) Allowed 3 or fewer points________________________________ 0, at Baylor (2005) Shutout its opponent___________________________________ 0, at Baylor (2005) Held its opponent without an offensive touchdown___________________at SMU (2007) Held its opponent without a touchdown__________________________at SMU (2007) Allowed 40 or more points_________________________55, at #3 Kansas State (2012) Allowed 50 or more points_________________________55, at #3 Kansas State (2012) Allowed 60 or more points________________________________________ N/A TOTAL DEFENSE Allowed 250 or fewer total yards________________________ 189, at Iowa State (2012) Allowed 200 or fewer total yards________________________ 189, at Iowa State (2012) Allowed 150 or fewer total yards_______________________127, vs. New Mexico (2012) Allowed 125 or fewer total yards___________________ 84, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 100 or fewer total yards___________________ 84, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 500 or more total yards__________________________ Allowed 550 or more total yards__________________________ Allowed 600 or more total yards__________________________ Allowed 650 or more total yards__________________________

674, vs. Baylor (2012) 674, vs. Baylor (2012) 674, vs. Baylor (2012) 674, vs. Baylor (2012)

DEFENSIVE FIRST DOWNS ALLOWED Allowed 15 or fewer first downs_________________________ 13, at Iowa State (2012) Allowed 14 or fewer first downs_________________________ 13, at Iowa State (2012) Allowed 10 or fewer first downs________________________ 8, vs. New Mexico (2012) Allowed 9 or fewer first downs_________________________ 8, vs. New Mexico (2012) Allowed 7 or fewer first downs_____________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 5 or fewer first downs_________________________ 5, vs. North Texas (1998) Allowed 30 or more first downs___________________________ 32, vs. Baylor (2012) Allowed 35 or more first downs________________________ 38, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) TACKLES FOR A LOSS Recorded 10 or more tackles for a loss______________________10.0, vs. #4 Texas (2010) Recorded 11 or more tackles for a loss_________________________ 14, vs. Rice (2009) Recorded 12 or more tackles for a loss_________________________ 14, vs. Rice (2009) Recorded 13 or more tackles for a loss_________________________ 14, vs. Rice (2009) Recorded 14 or more tackles for a loss_________________________ 14, vs. Rice (2009) Recorded 15 or more tackles for a loss________________________ 15, vs. Baylor (2002) Was held without a tackle for a loss_______________________ 0.0, vs. Houston (2010)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS THE LAST TIME TEXAS TECH ... TEXAS TECH - TEAM RUSHING DEFENSE Allowed 100 or fewer rushing yards_____________________ 84, vs. New Mexico (2012) Allowed 90 or fewer rushing yards______________________ 84, vs. New Mexico (2012) Allowed 80 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 70 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 60 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 50 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 40 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 30 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 20 or fewer rushing yards__________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Allowed 10 or fewer rushing yards_______________________ 9, vs. Fresno State (1998) Allowed 0 or fewer rushing yards___________________ -12, at #21 Kansas State (1996) Allowed -10 or fewer rushing yards__________________ -12, at #21 Kansas State (1996) Allowed 250 or more rushing yards________________________ 278, vs. Baylor (2012) Allowed 300 or more rushing yards________________________ 390, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 350 or more rushing yards________________________ 390, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 400 or more rushing yards_______________________439, at #25 Texas (2011) Allowed 450 or more rushing yards_______________________ 469, at Missouri (2003) DEFENSIVE SACKS Had 3 or more sacks_________________________________4, at Iowa State (2012) Had 4 or more sacks_________________________________4, at Iowa State (2012) Had 5 or more sacks____________________________________ 5, vs. SMU (2010) Had 6 or more sacks__________________________________ 6, vs. Kansas (2009) Was held without a sack in back-to-back games____ 2, vs. #14 Oklahoma/vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) QUARTERBACK HURRIES Had 5 or more quarterback hurries_____________________ 9, vs. Michigan State (2009) Had 10 or more quarterback hurries________________________10, vs. Missouri (2002) Had 13 or more quarterback hurries______________________ 13, at New Mexico (2002) Had 15 or more quarterback hurries_______________________16, vs. Oklahoma (2001) Had 18 or more quarterback hurries___________________ 18, vs. Oklahoma State (2000) Was held without a quarterback hurry in back-to-back games____________ 2 games (2012) Was held without a quarterback hurry in 5 consecutive games____________ 5 games (2008) PASSING DEFENSE Allowed 150 or fewer passing yards_________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 100 or fewer passing yards_________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 75 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 60 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 50 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 45 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 40 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 30 or fewer passing yards__________________________29, vs. Kansas (2012) Allowed 25 or fewer passing yards_________________________ 0, vs. Arkansas (1974)

TEXAS TECH - TEAM FORCED TURNOVERS Forced 3 or more turnovers_____________________________4, at Iowa State (2012) Forced 4 or more turnovers_____________________________4, at Iowa State (2012) Forced 5 or more turnovers____________________________ 5, at #19 Kansas (2008) Forced 6 or more turnovers_____________________________ 7, vs. Nebraska (2004) Forced 7 or more turnovers_____________________________ 7, vs. Nebraska (2004) Was held without a forced turnover in back-to-back games______________ 5 games (2012) Was held without a forced turnover in 3 consecutive games______________ 5 games (2012) Was held without a forced turnover in 3 consecutive games______________ 5 games (2012) FORCED FUMBLES Forced 4 or more fumbles________________________ 4 (lost 4), vs. Texas State (2011) Forced 5 or more fumbles__________________________5 (lost 4), vs. Colorado (1999) Forced 6 or more fumbles_______________________ 7 (lost 4), vs. #5 Nebraska (1996) Forced 7 or more fumbles_______________________ 7 (lost 4), vs. #5 Nebraska (1996) Was held without a forced fumble in back-to-back games_______________ 4 games (2012) Was held without a forced fumble in 3 or more consecutive games_________ 4 games (2012) Was held without a forced fumble in 4 or more consecutive games_________ 4 games (2012) Was held without a forced fumble in 7 or more consecutive games_________ 7 games (2004) RECOVERED FUMBLES Recovered 3 or more fumbles___________________________ 4, vs. Texas State (2011) Recovered 4 or more fumbles___________________________ 4, vs. Texas State (2011) Was held without a recovered fumble in 3 or more consecutive games_______ 7 games (2012) Was held without a recovered fumble in 4 or more consecutive games_______ 7 games (2012) Was held without a recovered fumble in 5 or more consecutive games_______ 7 games (2012) Was held without a recovered fumble in 6 or more consecutive games_______ 7 games (2012) Was held without a recovered fumble in 7 or more consecutive games_______ 7 games (2012) DEFENSIVE MISC. Returned an interception for a touchdown_____________________ at Texas State (2012) Returned 2 interceptions for touchdowns__________________ vs. Oklahoma State (2000) Returned a fumble for a touchdown___________________ vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Returned a fumble for a TD to win the game with under 1:00_____ 0:48, vs. Fresno State (1998) Recorded a safety___________________________________ vs. Texas State (2011)

Allowed 350 or more passing yards________________________ 396, vs. Baylor (2012) Allowed 400 or more passing yards________________ 454, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Allowed 450 or more passing yards________________ 454, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) DEFENSIVE INTERCEPTIONS Had 3 or more interceptions_____________________________3, at Iowa State (2012) Had 4 or more interceptions________________________________ 5, vs. SMU (2008) Had 5 or more interceptions________________________________ 5, vs. SMU (2008) Had 6 or more interceptions_____________________________ 6, vs. Houston (1993) Was held without an interception in 4 consecutive games_______________ 5 games (2012) Was held without an interception in 5 consecutive games_______________ 5 games (2012) Was held without an interception in 6 consecutive games___________ 6 games (2011-2012) PASS BREAKUPS Had 10 or more pass breakups___________________________11, vs. Houston (2010) Had 15 or more pass breakups______________________ 16, vs. Oklahoma State (2002) Was held without a pass breakup_________________________ 0, at #25 Texas (2011)

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SPECIAL TEAMS PUNT RETURN Had 100 or more punt return yards________________________ 113, at Nevada (2008) Had 150 or more punt return yards___________________ 166, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Returned a punt for a touchdown________________ at Nevada (2008) - Eric Morris, 86 yds Blocked a punt________________________ at New Mexico (2010) - Jonathan Brydon Blocked 2 punts_____________ at New Mexico (2010) - Aaron Crawford & Jonathan Brydon Returned a blocked punt for a touchdown___ vs. Indiana State (2005) - Brandon Douglas, 2 yds KICKOFF RETURN Had 200 or more kick return yards_________________ 256 (10 att.), vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Returned a kickoff for a touchdown_____________ vs. Baylor (2012) - Jakeem Grant, 97 yds Returned an opening kickoff for a TD_____ vs. New Mexico (1973) - Lawrence Williams, 95 yds Returned a kickoff for a TD in season opener____ vs. New Mexico (2001) - Ivory McCann, 100 yds PUNTING Had a punt blocked_____________________________ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had a punt blocked and returned for a TD___________ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) - 30 yds Did not punt_______________________________________ at Texas State (2012) Had 10 or more punts__________________________ 14, vs. #13 Kansas State (1997) Forced 10 or more punts________________________ 10, vs. Northwestern State (2007) FIELD GOALS & PAT Blocked a PAT attempt_________________________ at Kansas (2011) - Terrance Bullitt Blocked a field goal attempt__________ vs. Michigan State (2009) - Daniel Howard, 52 yd FG Returned a blocked field goal for a TD____ vs. Oklahoma State (2000) - Aaron Hunt... Lawrence Flugence - 79 Yds Had a PAT blocked___________________________________ vs. Nebraska (2008) Missed a PAT attempt_____________________________________vs. Rice (2009) Had a field goal blocked________________________________ vs. #22 Texas (2012) Had a field goal blocked and returned for a TD___ vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) - Dustin Harris... Terrance Frederick - 65 Yds MISCELLANEOUS Recovered an on-sides kick________________________________at #21 TCU (2012)

MISCELLANEOUS vs. NATIONALLY-RANKED OPPONENTS Defeated a ranked opponent_______________________________at #21 TCU (2012) Defeated a ranked opponent at home____________________ vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Defeated a ranked opponent on the road________________________at #21 TCU (2012) Defeated a ranked opponent at a neutral site__________________ vs. #20 Virginia (2007) Defeated a ranked opponent in back-to-back games__________________ 2 games (2012) Defeated a ranked opponent in 3 consecutive games__________________ 3 games (2008) Lost to a ranked opponent_________________________ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Lost to a ranked opponent at home_________________________ vs. # 22 Texas (2012) Lost to a ranked opponent on the road_________________ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Lost to a ranked opponent at a neutral site_____________________vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Lost to an unranked opponent at home_______________________vs. Iowa State (2011) Lost to an unranked team on the road_________________________ at Missouri (2011) Shutout a ranked opponent_______________________________vs. #18 SMU (1980) Shutout a ranked opponent at home_________________________vs. #18 SMU (1980) Shutout a ranked opponent on the road________________________ Never Happened Played to a tie_____________________________________ 39-39, vs. TCU (1981) Played to a 0-0 tie____________________________ 0-0, vs. Hardin-Simmons (1942) Played in an overtime game____________________ vs. Kansas (2012) - W, 41-34 (2OT) Played in an overtime game vs. ranked opponent________ at #21 TCU (2012) - W, 56-53 (3OT) Lost a game and didn’t commit a turnover_____________________ vs. #22 Texas (2012)

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TEXAS TECH - TEAM MARGIN OF VICTORY/DEFEAT Won by 40 or more points___________________ 48, Texas Tech 58, Texas State 10 (2012) Won by 50 or more points__________________ 52, Texas Tech 66, Kansas State 14 (2009) Won by 60 or more points___________ 68 points, Texas Tech 75, Northwestern State 7 (2007) Lost by 30 or more points___________ 38, #24 Oklahoma State 59, #23 Texas Tech 21 (2012) Lost by 40 or more points_______________ 60, #2 Oklahoma State 66, Texas Tech 6 (2011) Lost by 50 or more points_______________ 60, #2 Oklahoma State 66, Texas Tech 6 (2011) Lost by 60 or more points_______________ 60, #2 Oklahoma State 66, Texas Tech 6 (2011) TOTAL PLAYS Had 90 or more total plays__________________________ 90, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 100 or more total plays________________________ 105, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) Had 110 or more total plays___________________________111, vs. Iowa State (2003) Was held to 65 or fewer total plays______________________ 64, vs. Iowa State (2011) Was held to 60 or fewer total plays________________________ 54, vs. #4 Texas (2010) Was held to 50 or fewer total plays_______________________ 48, vs. Nebraska (2008) FIRST DOWNS Had 30 or more first downs________________________ 30, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 35 or more first downs__________________________ 38, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had 40 or more first downs______________________ 40, vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Had 45 or more first downs___________________________ 45, vs. Iowa State (2003) Was held to 20 or fewer first downs_________________ 20, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Was held to 15 or fewer first downs______________________ 15, vs. Iowa State (2011) Was held to 10 or fewer first downs_____________________ 10, at #4 Oklahoma (2002) Was held to 9 or fewer first downs________________________ 9, vs. Oklahoma (2001) Was held to 8 or fewer first downs____________________ 6, vs. #13 Kansas State (1997) TIME OF POSSESSION Had 35:00 or more time of possession______________ 36:04, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Had 36:00 or more time of possession______________ 36:04, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Had 37:00 or more time of possession__________________ 39:41, vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Had 38:00 or more time of possession__________________ 39:41, vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Had 39:00 or more time of possession__________________ 39:41, vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Was held to 23:00 or fewer time of possession______________ Was held to 22:00 or fewer time of possession______________ Was held to 21:00 or fewer time of possession______________ Was held to 21:00 or fewer time of possession______________ Was held to 20:00 or fewer time of possession______________ Was held to 19:00 or fewer time of possession______________

23:12, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) 19:00, vs. Iowa State (2011) 19:00, vs. Iowa State (2011) 19:00, vs. Iowa State (2011) 19:00, vs. Iowa State (2011) 19:00, vs. Iowa State (2011)

PENALTIES Had 10 or more penalties_____________________________ 11, at Iowa State (2012) Had 15 or more penalties_______________________________ 17, at Kansas (2011) Had 5 or fewer penalties___________________________ 5, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 4 or fewer penalties____________________________4, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Had 3 or fewer penalties______________________________ 2, vs. Texas State (2011) Had 2 or fewer penalties______________________________ 2, vs. Texas State (2011) Had 1 or fewer penalties_____________________________1, at #5 Texas A&M (1992) PENALTY YARDS Had 100 or more penalty yards___________________________ 154, at Kansas (2011) Had 125 or more penalty yards___________________________ 154, at Kansas (2011) Had 150 or more penalty yards___________________________ 154, at Kansas (2011) Had 175 or more penalty yards_____________________________ 183, at Rice (2007) Had 40 or fewer penalty yards_______________________ 33, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Had 30 or fewer penalty yards_________________________ 30, vs. Texas State (2011) Had 20 or fewer penalty yards____________________________ 20, vs. Baylor (2009) TWO-POINT CONVERSIONS Scored an offensive two-point conversion________ at #21 TCU (2012), PASS: Doege-to-Moore Blocked a PAT & returned for a 2-point score____ vs. #15 Oklahoma (1992) - Ben Kirkpatrick - 84 yds Won by going for 2-pt conversion_____vs. Texas (1988) - Tolliver-to-Price with 2:36 left in the game

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OFFENSE RUSHING Rushed for 100 or more yards___ Eric Stephens, 118 yds/Kenny Williams, 105 yds, vs. New Mexico (2012) Rushed for 150 or more yards____________ Taurean Henderson, 169 yards, at Kansas (2004) Rushed for 200 or more yards_____________ Shaud Williams, 230 yards, vs. Colorado (1999) Quarterback rushed for 100 or more yards____ Rodney Allison, 106 yards, vs. #18 Baylor (1976) Had 2 100-yard rushers____Eric Stephens - 118 yards, Kenny Williams - 105 yards, vs. New Mexico (2012) Had a run of 50 or more yards___________SaDale Foster, 53 yards, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had a run of 60 or more yards____________ Eric Stephens, 86 yards, vs. Northwestern (2010) Had a run of 70 or more yards____________ Eric Stephens, 86 yards, vs. Northwestern (2010) Had a run of 80 or more yards____________ Eric Stephens, 86 yards, vs. Northwestern (2010) Had a run of 90 or more yards_________________Donny Anderson, 90 yards, at TCU (1964) Made 30 or more attempts_________________ Sammy Morris, 33, vs. Texas A&M (1999) Made 40 or more attempts_________________ Ricky Williams, 42, vs. Fresno State (1998) Rushed for 3 or more touchdowns__________________ Baron Batch, 4, vs. Kansas (2009) Rushed for 4 or more touchdowns__________________ Baron Batch, 4, vs. Kansas (2010) Rushed for 5 or more touchdowns_____________________James Gray, 5, vs. Rice (1989) Had 2 players rush for 2 touchdowns____Taurean Henderson (2) & Johnnie Mack (2), vs. Nebraska (2004)

TEXAS TECH - PLAYER RECEIVING Caught 10 or more passes______________________ Darrin Moore, 13, vs. Baylor (2012) Caught 11 or more passes______________________ Darrin Moore, 13, vs. Baylor (2012) Caught 12 or more passes______________________ Darrin Moore, 13, vs. Baylor (2012) Caught 13 or more passes______________________ Darrin Moore, 13, vs. Baylor (2012) Caught 14 or more passes______________________ Eric Ward, 16, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Caught 15 or more passes______________________ Eric Ward, 16, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Caught 16 or more passes______________________ Eric Ward, 16, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Had 100 or more receiving yards_________________ Darrin Moore, 186, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 150 or more receiving yards_________________ Darrin Moore, 186, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 175 or more receiving yards_________________ Darrin Moore, 186, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 200 or more receiving yards_______________Darrin Moore, 221, vs. Texas State (2011) Had 225 or more receiving yards__________ Michael Crabtree, 237, at Oklahoma State (2007) Had 250 or more receiving yards________________Joel Filani, 255, vs. Kansas State (2005) Had a reception of 50 or more yards_____Darrin Moore, 57 yards, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had a reception of 60 or more yards________ Jace Amaro, 61 yards, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had a reception of 70 or more yards________ Jacoby Franks, 72 yards, vs. Kansas State (2009) Had a reception of 80 or more yards__________ Michael Crabtree, 82 yards, at Nevada (2008) Had a reception of 90 or more yards____________ Rodney Blackshear, 95, at Houston (1991) Had 3 or more receiving touchdowns__________________ Eric Ward, 3, at #21 TCU (2012) Had 4 or more receiving touchdowns_________________Derek Dorris, 4, at Kansas (2000)

Had 2 or more fumbles______________________ Eric Stephens, 2, vs. Texas State (2011) Had 3 or more fumbles_________________ Taurean Henderson, 3, vs. #16 NC State (2002)

Had 2 or more fumbles_______________________ Detron Lewis, 2, at Texas A&M (2010)

PASSING Had 60 or more passing attempts____________ Seth Doege, 63, vs. #17 Kansas State (2011) Had 65 or more passing attempts_____________ Seth Doege, 66, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) Had 70 or more passing attempts____________ Graham Harrell, 72, vs. #3 Oklahoma (2007)

Had 2 or more 100-yard receivers______ 2, Darrin Moore (186) & Eric Ward (113), vs. Baylor (2012) Had 3 or more 100-yd REC____4, J. Filani (255), T. Henderson (118), R. Johnson (107), Jarrett Hicks (105), vs. K-State (2005) Had 4 or more 100-yd REC____4, J. Filani (255), T. Henderson (118), R. Johnson (107), Jarrett Hicks (105), vs. K-State (2005) Had 2 or more 200-yd REC_____2, Michael Crabtree (237), Danny Amendola (233), at Oklahoma State (2007) Had 6 different WR with a TD catch____ Lewis (2), Torres (2), Swindall, Franks, Leong, Brinkler, vs. K-State (2009)

Had 40 or more completions_____________________ Seth Doege, 45, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 45 or more completions_____________________ Seth Doege, 45, vs. Kansas (2012) Completed 15 or more consecutive passes__________ Seth Doege, 15, at New Mexico (2011) Completed a pass to 14 or more difference receivers____ Seth Doege, 14, at New Mexico (2011) Completed a pass of 50 or more yards________ Seth Doege, 57, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Completed a pass of 60 or more yards__________ Seth Doege, 61, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Completed a pass of 70 or more yards__________Steven Sheffield, 72, vs. Kansas State (2009) Completed a pass of 80 or more yards______________Graham Harrell, 82, at Nevada (2008) Completed a pass of 90 or more yards________________Robert Hall, 95, at Houston (1991)

ALL-PURPOSE Scored 4 or more touchdowns_________________Baron Batch, 4 RUSH, vs. Kansas (2009) Scored 5 or more touchdowns_____Taurean Henderson, 3 RUSH, 2 REC, vs. Kansas State (2005) Had 200 or more all-purpose yards________________ Ben McRoy, 203, vs. Nevada (2011) Had 225 or more all-purpose yards___________ Eric Stephens, 227, vs. Northwestern (2010) Had 250 or more all-purpose yards____________ Eric Stephens, 264, at New Mexico (2010) Had 275 or more all-purpose yards____________Wes Welker, 327, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Had 300 or more all-purpose yards____________Wes Welker, 327, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Had 325 or more all-purpose yards____________Wes Welker, 327, at #23 Texas A&M (2002)

Passed for 350 or more yards____________________ Seth Doege, 359, vs. Baylor (2012) Passed for 400 or more yards____________________ Seth Doege, 476, vs. Kansas (2012) Passed for 450 or more yards____________________ Seth Doege, 476, vs. Kansas (2012) Passed for 500 or more yards__________ Graham Harrell, 536, vs. Eastern Washington (2008) Passed for 550 or more yards____________ Graham Harrell, 646, at Oklahoma State (2007) Passed for 600 or more yards_____________ Graham Harrell, 646, at Oklahoma State (2007) Had 2 QBs pass for 200 or more yards____ Steven Sheffield (238) & Taylor Potts (215), vs. New Mexico (2009) Non-QB threw for a touchdown pass_______RB Eric Stephens, vs. Kansas (2012) - 3 yds to Darrin Moore Passed for 4 or more touchdowns__________________ Seth Doege, 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Passed for 5 or more touchdowns__________________ Seth Doege, 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Passed for 6 or more touchdowns__________________ Seth Doege, 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Passed for 7 or more touchdowns__________________ Seth Doege, 7, at #21 TCU (2012) Passed for 8 or more touchdowns________________ B.J. Symons, 8, vs. Texas A&M (2003) Threw 3 or more interceptions_____________________ Seth Doege, 3, vs. Baylor (2012) Threw 4 or more interceptions_________________ Graham Harrell, 4, vs. Colorado (2007) Threw 5 or more interceptions_________________B.J. Symons, 5, vs. #1 Oklahoma (2003)

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INTERCEPTIONS Had 2 or more interceptions_________________ Cornelius Douglas, 2, at Iowa State (2012) Had 3 or more interceptions___________________Darcel McBath, 3, at #19 Kansas (2008) Defensive Lineman had an interception_______________ Scott Smith, 1, vs. #4 Texas (2010)

PUNT RETURN Had 100 or more punt return yards_________________ Eric Morris, 105, at Nevada (2008) Had 125 or more punt return yards__ Danny Amendola, 133, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (2006) Had 150 or more punt return yards____________Wes Welker, 166, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Had a punt return for a touchdown_______________Eric Morris (86 yds), at Nevada (2008) Blocked a punt_________________________ Jonathan Brydon, at New Mexico (2010) Returned a blocked punt for a touchdown___ Brandon Douglas (2 yds), vs. Indiana State (2005)

TACKLES Had 15 or more tackles________________ Brian Duncan/Cody Davis, 15, at Houston (2009) Had 16 or more tackles_________________________ Dwayne Slay, 18, at Baylor (2005) Had 17 or more tackles_________________________ Dwayne Slay, 18, at Baylor (2005) Had 18 or more tackles_________________________ Dwayne Slay, 18, at Baylor (2005) Had 20 or more tackles________________ Lawrence Flugence, 23, at #12 Ohio State (2002) SACKS Had 2 or more sacks_________________________ Kerry Hyder, 2, at Iowa State (2012) Had 3 or more sacks___________________________ Brian Duncan, 3, vs. SMU (2010) Had 4 or more sacks____________________ Brandon Sharpe, 4, at #15 Nebraska (2009) TACKLES FOR A LOSS Had 3 or more tackles for a loss____________ Cornelius Douglas, 3, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Had 4 or more tackles for a loss______________ Brandon Sharpe, 4, at #15 Nebraska (2009) Had 5 or more tackles for a loss_______________ Dorian Pitts, 5, vs. Oklahoma State (2000) QUARTERBACK HURRIES Had 2 or more quarterback hurries_________Dartwan Bush 2 & Will Smith 2, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 3 or more quarterback hurries___ Rajon Henley (4) & Brandon Sharpe (4), vs. Michigan State (2009) Had 4 or more quarterback hurries___ Rajon Henley (4) & Brandon Sharpe (4), vs. Michigan State (2009) Had 5 or more quarterback hurries__________________ Aaron Hunt, 5, vs. Missouri (2002)

KICKOFF RETURN Had 175 or more kick return yards_________________ Ben McRoy, 203, vs. Nevada (2011) Had 200 or more kick return yards_________________ Ben McRoy, 203, vs. Nevada (2011) Had a kick return for a touchdown______________ Jakeem Grant (97 yds), vs. Baylor (2012) Returned an opening kickoff for a TD_____ Lawrence Williams (95 yds), vs. New Mexico (1973) Returned a kickoff for a TD in season opener____Ivory McCann (100 yds), vs. New Mexico (2001) PUNTING Made 9 or more punts______________________Ryan Erxleben, 9, vs. Iowa State (2011) Averaged 50 or more yards (min. 5 att.)_______ Ryan Erxleben, 51.4 (5 att.), at Missouri (2011) Had 4 or more 50-yard punts___________________ Ryan Erxleben, 4, at Missouri (2011) Had a 60-yard punt or longer___________________ Ryan Erxleben, 60, at #21 TCU (2012) Had a 70-yard punt or longer________________Robert King, 77, vs. #14 Texas A&M (1993) Had 5 or more punts land inside the 20______________ Ryan Erxleben, 5, vs. Kansas (2009)

Eugene Neboh, 4, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Joselio Hanson, 8, vs. Oklahoma State (2002) Joselio Hanson, 8, vs. Oklahoma State (2002) Joselio Hanson, 8, vs. Oklahoma State (2002) Joselio Hanson, 8, vs. Oklahoma State (2002)

FIELD GOALS & PAT Made a 48-yard field goal or longer____________ Ryan Bustin, 50 yds, at Texas State (2012) Made a 49-yard field goal or longer____________ Ryan Bustin, 50 yds, at Texas State (2012) Made a 50-yard field goal or longer____________ Ryan Bustin, 50 yds, at Texas State (2012) Made a 51-yard field goal or longer_________ Donnie Carona, 52 yds, vs. Weber State (2010) Made a 52-yard field goal or longer_________ Donnie Carona, 52 yds, vs. Weber State (2010) Made a 53-yard field goal or longer____________Chris Birkholz, 53 yds, vs. #18 Texas (1998) Made a 54-yard field goal or longer_______________ Jaret Greaser, 55 yds, vs. Texas (1996) Made a 55-yard field goal or longer_______________ Jaret Greaser, 55 yds, vs. Texas (1996) Made a 56-yard field goal or longer___________ Bill Adams, 57 yds, vs. #6 Texas A&M (1977) Made a 57-yard field goal or longer___________ Bill Adams, 57 yds, vs. #6 Texas A&M (1977)

FORCED FUMBLES Had 2 or more forced fumbles__________________ D.J. Johnson, 2, vs. #20 Baylor (2011)

Made 3 or more field goals__________________Ryan Bustin, 3-of-4, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Made 4 or more field goals_____________Donnie Carona, 4-of-5, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011)

FUMBLE RECOVERIES Had 2 or more fumble recoveries____________ Sylvester Brinkley, 2, vs. Kansas State (2005)

Made a game-winning FG in last minute_____ Tony Rogers, 47 yds (0:19), vs. #20 Texas A&M (1997)

PASS BREAKUPS Had 4 or more pass breakups______________ Had 5 or more pass breakups______________ Had 6 or more pass breakups______________ Had 7 or more pass breakups______________ Had 8 or more pass breakups______________

SAFETY Recorded a safety (individual tackle)_______ Colby Whitlock (tackled RB), vs. #1 Texas (2008) MISCELLANEOUS Returned an interception for a touchdown________ Cody Davis (88 yds), at Texas State (2012) Returned a fumble for a touchdown___Cornelius Douglas (37 yds), vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011)

Made 100 consecutive PAT attempts___________________Matt Williams, 106, 2009-2010 Made 150 consecutive PAT attempts_____________________Alex Trilica, 233, 2004-2007 Made 200 consecutive PAT attempts_____________________Alex Trilica, 233, 2004-2007 Made 10 consecutive field goals__________________________ Scott Segrist, 10, 1988 Blocked a PAT attempt_________________________ Terrance Bullitt, at Kansas (2011) Blocked a field goal attempt____________Daniel Howard, 52 yds, vs. Michigan State (2009) Returned a blocked FG for a TD_____ Aaron Hunt... Lawrence Flugence, 79 yds, vs. Oklahoma State (2000) MISCELLANEOUS Recovered an on-sides kick______________________Summit Hogue, at #21 TCU (2012)

MISCELLANEOUS Game-winning TD with less than a minute_____ Seth Doege-to-Eric Ward (0:36), vs. Nevada (2011) Game-winning TD in overtime_____ RB Eric Stephens-to-WR Darrin Moore (2OT), vs. Kansas (2012) 100 YD Rusher/100 YD Receiver____ Eric Stephens (102 RUSH), Alex Torres (111 REC), vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) 300 YD Passer/100 YD Rusher/100 YD Receiver_____________________________________ QB Seth Doege (391), RB Eric Stephens (102), WR Alex Torres (111), vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011)

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RUSHING ATTEMPTS Had 40 or more rushing attempts__________________________ 57, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 50 or more rushing attempts__________________________ 57, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 60 or more rushing attempts_______________________ 79, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Had 70 or more rushing attempts_______________________ 79, vs. #20 Baylor (2011)

TACKLES FOR A LOSS Recorded 10 or more tackles for a loss_______________11.0, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Recorded 11 or more tackles for a loss_______________11.0, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Recorded 12 or more tackles for a loss___________________ 13.0, at #15 Nebraska (2009) Recorded 13 or more tackles for a loss___________________ 13.0, at #15 Nebraska (2009) Recorded 15 or more tackles for a loss____________________ 18.0, at Texas A&M (2000)

Was held to 25 or fewer rushing attempts_________________ 25, at #1 Oklahoma (2011) Was held to 24 or fewer rushing attempts___________________23, at Texas A&M (2008) Was held to 23 or fewer rushing attempts___________________23, at Texas A&M (2008) Was held to 22 or fewer rushing attempts_____________22, vs. Eastern Washington (2008) RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS Had 4 or more rushing touchdowns____________________ 4, at #3 Kansas State (2012) Had 5 or more rushing touchdowns_______________________ 5, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Had 6 or more rushing touchdowns________________________ 6, at #25 Texas (2011) Had 7 or more rushing touchdowns_________________________ 8, at Missouri (2003) Had 8 or more rushing touchdowns_________________________ 8, at Missouri (2003) Was held without a rushing TD in back-to-back games_____ vs. Northwestern State/at Texas State (2012) Was held without a rushing TD in 3 consecutive games________________4 games (2000) PASSING ATTEMPTS Had 55 or more passing attempts____________________ 55, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 60 or more passing attempts_________________________61, vs. Houston (2010) Was held to 30 or fewer passing attempts_____________ 22, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Was held to 25 or fewer passing attempts_____________ 22, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Was held to 20 or fewer passing attempts___________________ 19, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Was held to 15 or fewer passing attempts_________________ 12, vs. New Mexico (2012) Was held to 10 or fewer passing attempts____________________ 9, at #25 Texas (2011) PASSING COMPLETIONS Had 35 or more passing completions______________________36, at Texas A&M (2010) Had 36 or more passing completions______________________36, at Texas A&M (2010) Had 37 or more passing completions____________________ 38, at #17 Houston (2009) Had 38 or more passing completions____________________ 38, at #17 Houston (2009) Was held to 15 or fewer passing completions___________ 12, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Was held to 10 or fewer passing completions_________________ 10, at Iowa State (2012) Was held to 5 or fewer passing completions___________________ 5, at #25 Texas (2011) Was held to 3 or fewer passing completions_____________________ 3, vs. Navy (2003)

Was held without a tackle for a loss________________________ 0.0, vs. UMass (2008) DEFENSIVE SACKS Had 3 or more sacks___________________________3, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had 4 or more sacks_________________________________ 4, at #25 Texas (2011) Had 5 or more sacks__________________________________ 5, vs. Kansas (2009) Had 6 or more sacks__________________________________ 6, at #2 Texas (2005) Was held without a sack in back-to-back games______ 2, vs. Houston/vs. Northwestern (2010) Was held without a sack in 3 consecutive games or more_______________ 4 games (2008) QUARTERBACK HURRIES Had 5 or more quarterback hurries_________________________ 8, at #25 Texas (2011) Had 10 or more quarterback hurries_______________________ 12, at #15 Texas (2007) Had 13 or more quarterback hurries______________________ 13, at New Mexico (2002) Had 14 or more quarterback hurries________________________ 14, at #2 Texas (2005) Had 16 or more quarterback hurries______________________ 16, at New Mexico (2004) Was held without a quarterback hurry in back-to-back games____________ 3 games (2012) Was held without a quarterback hurry in 3 consecutive games____________ 3 games (2012) PASS BREAKUPS Had 10 or more pass breakups________________________ 11, vs. Kansas State (2005) Had 11 or more pass breakups_____________________________ 12, at SMU (2004) Had 12 or more pass breakups_____________________________ 12, at SMU (2004) Was held without a pass breakup__________________________0, at Colorado (2010) DEFENSIVE MISC. Returned an interception for a touchdown_______________________ vs. Baylor (2012) Returned a fumble for a touchdown___________________________ vs. Kansas (2009) Recorded a safety___________________________________ at Kansas State (2004)

PASSING TOUCHDOWNS Had 5 or more passing touchdowns__________________ 5, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Had 6 or more passing touchdowns_____________________ 7, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Had 7 or more passing touchdowns_____________________ 7, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Was held without a passing TD in back-to-back games____ vs. Texas State/at New Mexico (2001) Was held without a passing TD in 3 consecutive games________________ 3 games (2006)

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SPECIAL TEAMS PUNT RETURN Had 100 or more punt return yards_______________________ 123, at #2 Texas (2005) Returned a punt for a touchdown_____________ at #2 Texas (2009) - Jordan Shipley, 46 yds Blocked a punt________________________ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) - Zack Craig Returned a blocked punt for a touchdown___ at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) - Zack Craig, 30 yds KICKOFF RETURN Had 200 or more kick return yards_________________ 204 (6 att.), vs. Kansas State (2005) Returned a kickoff for a touchdown_________ vs. New Mexico (2012) - Chase Clayton, 98 yds PUNTING Did not punt________________________________________at #25 Texas (2011) FIELD GOALS & PAT Blocked a field goal attempt_________vs. #22 Texas (2012) - Carring Byndom, 23 yd FG attempt Returned a blocked field goal for a TD____ vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) - Dustin Harris... Terrance Frederick - 65 Yds Missed a PAT attempt_____________________________ vs. #17 Kansas State (2011)

MISCELLANEOUS TOTAL PLAYS Had 90 or more total plays______________________________ 94, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 100 or more total plays___________________________102, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Was held to 65 or fewer total plays_________________ 64, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Was held to 60 or fewer total plays_______________________ 58, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Was held to 50 or fewer total plays_____________________ 47, vs. New Mexico (2012) Was held to 46 or fewer total plays______________________ 46, vs. North Texas (2000) FIRST DOWNS Had 30 or more first downs______________________________ 32, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 35 or more first downs___________________________ 38, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Was held to 15 or fewer first downs_______________________ 13, at Iowa State (2012) Was held to 10 or fewer first downs______________________ 8, vs. New Mexico (2012) Was held to 9 or fewer first downs_______________________ 8, vs. New Mexico (2012) Was held to 8 or fewer first downs_______________________ 8, vs. New Mexico (2012) Was held to 7 or fewer first downs___________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Was held to 6 or fewer first downs___________________6, vs. Northwestern State (2012) PENALTIES Had 10 or more penalties____________________________ 11, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Had 15 or more penalties____________________________ 16, at New Mexico (2010) Had 3 or fewer penalties________________________________ 3, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 2 or fewer penalties___________________________ 2, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 0 penalties_____________________________________0, at Colorado (2006) PENALTY YARDS Had 100 or more penalty yards_________________________110, vs. #20 Baylor (2011) Had 125 or more penalty yards________________________ 145, at New Mexico (2010) Had 30 or fewer penalty yards____________________________25, vs. Kansas (2012) Had 20 or fewer penalty yards______________________ 10, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 10 or fewer penalty yards______________________ 10, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 0 penalty yards__________________________________0, at Colorado (2006) TWO-POINT CONVERSIONS Scored an offensive two-point conversion_____ vs. Northwestern State (2010), PASS: Colter-to-Rooks Won by going for 2-pt conversion___ at SMU (1961) - Rhome-to-Gannon with 2:12 left in the game

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OFFENSE RUSHING Rushed for 100 or more yards________________ Lache Seastrunk - 136 yards, vs. Baylor (2012) Rushed for 150 or more yards________________ Tony Pierson, 202 yards, vs. Kansas (2012) Rushed for 200 or more yards________________ Tony Pierson, 202 yards, vs. Kansas (2012) Quarterback rushed for 100 or more yards______ James Franklin, 152 yards, at Missouri (2011)

OPPONENT - PLAYER RECEIVING Caught 10 or more passes______________________Skye Dawson, 10, at #21 TCU (2012) Caught 11 or more passes______________________ Jeff Fuller, 11, at Texas A&M(2010) Caught 12 or more passes________________ Troy Davis, 13, vs. Eastern Washington (2008) Caught 13 or more passes________________ Troy Davis, 13, vs. Eastern Washington (2008)

Had 2 100-yard rushers____ Tony Pierson - 202 yards, James Sims - 127 yards, vs. Kansas (2012)

Had 100 or more receiving yards_______________ Terrance Williams, 175, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 150 or more receiving yards_______________ Terrance Williams, 175, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 175 or more receiving yards_______________ Terrance Williams, 175, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 200 or more receiving yards_______ Justin Blackmon 207, vs. #18 Oklahoma State (2010)

Had a run of 50 or more yards_________________ Tony Pierson, 69 yards, vs. Kansas (2012) Had a run of 60 or more yards_________________ Tony Pierson, 69 yards, vs. Kansas (2012) Had a run of 70 or more yards_______________ Duran Hollis, 71 yards, vs. Iowa State (2011) Had a run of 80 or more yards_______________ Mikel Simpson, 96 yards, vs. Virginia (2007) Had a run of 90 or more yards_______________ Mikel Simpson, 96 yards, vs. Virginia (2007)

Had a reception of 50 or more yards______ Isaiah Anderson, 66, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had a reception of 60 or more yards______ Isaiah Anderson, 66, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had a reception of 70 or more yards________________ Mike Davis, 75, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Had a reception of 80 or more yards__________ Malco Williams, 91 yards, vs. #1 Texas (2008) Had a reception of 90 or more yards__________ Malco Williams, 91 yards, vs. #1 Texas (2008)

Made 30 or more attempts_____________________ Tony Pierson, 30, vs. Kansas (2012) Made 40 or more attempts________________Terrance Ganaway, 42, vs. #20 Baylor (2011)

Had 2 or more 100-yard receivers____ 2, Josh Cooper (106) & Justin Blackmon (103), vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Had 3 or more 100-yard receivers_____ 3, Gilbert (156), J. Brown (136), Grant (133), vs. Houston (1991)

Rushed for 3 or more touchdowns_________ Joseph Randall, 3, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Rushed for 4 or more touchdowns_________________ Vince Young, 4, vs. #5 Texas (2004) Rushed for 5 or more touchdowns__________________ Brad Smith, 5, at Missouri (2003) Had 2 players rush for 2 touchdowns____ Robert Griffin III (2) & Terrance Ganaway (2), vs. #20 Baylor (2011)

Had 3 or more receiving touchdowns______ Isaiah Anderson, 3, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had 4 or more receiving touchdowns____________Wayne McGarrity, 4, vs. #18 Texas (1998)

Had 2 fumbles or more________________ Joseph Randle, 2, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) PASSING Had 55 or more passing attempts____________ Geno Smith, 55, vs. #4 West Virginia (2012) Had 60 or more passing attempts________________ David Piland, 61, vs. Houston (2010)

ALL-PURPOSE Scored 4 or more touchdowns___________________ Vince Young, 4, vs. #5 Texas (2004) Had 200 or more all-purpose yards______Isaiah Anderson, 200, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Had 225 or more all-purpose yards_______________ Skye Dawson, 249, at #21 TCU (2012) Had 250 or more all-purpose yards______________ Deon Long, 258, at New Mexico (2011)

Had 30 or more completions__________ Brandon Weeden, 31, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Had 35 or more completions_________________ Ryan Tannehill, 36, at Texas A&M (2010) Completed a pass of 50 or more yards_________ Clint Chelf, 66, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Completed a pass of 60 or more yards_________ Clint Chelf, 66, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Completed a pass of 70 or more yards_______________ David Ash, 75, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Completed a pass of 80 or more yards_______________ Colt McCoy, 91, vs. #1 Texas (2008) Completed a pass of 90 or more yards_______________ Colt McCoy, 91, vs. #1 Texas (2008) Passed for 350 or more yards___________________ Nick Florence, 396, vs. Baylor (2012) Passed for 400 or more yards_________ Brandon Weeden, 423, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Passed for 500 or more yards__________________ David Klingler, 533, vs. Houston (1991) Non-QB threw for a touchdown pass____ Keshawn Martin (WR), vs. Michigan State (2009) - 8 yds to Blair White Passed for 4 or more touchdows_________________ Trevone Boykin, 4, at #21 TCU (2012) Passed for 5 or more touchdows_________ Brandon Weeden, 5, vs. #2 Oklahoma State (2011) Passed for 6 or more touchdows_______________ Dustin Long, 7, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Passed for 6 or more touchdows_______________ Dustin Long, 7, at #23 Texas A&M (2002) Threw 3 or more interceptions___________________Steele Jantz, 3, at Iowa State (2012) Threw 4 or more interceptions______________________B.L. Mitchell, 5, vs. SMU (2008) Threw 5 or more interceptions______________________B.L. Mitchell, 5, vs. SMU (2008)

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SPECIAL TEAMS

INTERCEPTIONS Had 2 or more interceptions______________________ Eddie Lackey, 2, vs. Baylor (2012) Had 3 or more interceptions_______________ Joel Schwenzfeier, 3, vs. North Dakota (2009)

PUNT RETURN Had 65 or more punt return yards_________________ Quan Crosby, 68, at #2 Texas (2005) Had a punt return for a touchdown____________Jordan Shipley (46 yds), at #2 Texas (2009) Blocked a punt________________________ Zack Craig, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Returned a blocked punt for a touchdown___ Zack Craig (30 yds), at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Blocked a punt for a safety_______________________ Team Block, vs. Clemson (2002)

TACKLES Had 15 or more tackles___________________ Quinton Carter, 17, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Had 16 or more tackles___________________ Quinton Carter, 17, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Had 17 or more tackles___________________ Quinton Carter, 17, at #16 Oklahoma (2010) Had 18 or more tackles___________________ Marcus McGraw, 19, at #17 Houston (2009) Had 19 or more tackles___________________ Marcus McGraw, 19, at #17 Houston (2009) SACKS Had 2 or more sacks_____________________Roosevelt Maggitt, 2, at Iowa State (2012) Had 3 or more sacks_________________________ Brian Robison, 3, at #2 Texas (2005) TACKLES FOR A LOSS Had 4 or more tackles for a loss________________ Phillip Dillard, 4, at #15 Nebraska (2009) Had 5 or more tackles for a loss___________________ Ty Warren, 5, vs. Texas A&M (2001) QUARTERBACK HURRIES Had 4 or more quarterback hurries_________________Howard Matthew, 4, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011) PASS BREAKUPS Had 4 or more pass breakups_______________ Patrick Lavine, 4, at Oklahoma State (2007) FORCED FUMBLES Had 2 or more forced fumbles___________________ Von Miller, 2, vs. Texas A&M (2009) FUMBLE RECOVERIES Had 2 or more fumble recoveries_________________Efrem Oliphant, 2, vs. Houston (2010) SAFETY Recorded a safety (individual tackle)___ Jimmy Wilkerson (tackled QB), at #4 Oklahoma (2002) MISCELLANEOUS Returned an INT for a touchdown_________________ Eddie Lackey (55 yds), vs. Baylor (2012) Returned a fumble for a touchdown____________ Max Onyegbule (3 yds), vs. Kansas (2009)

KICKOFF RETURN Had 175 or more kick return yards_______________ Robert Quiroga, 178, vs. Baylor (2003) Had 200 or more kick return yards___________ Chris Massey, 208, at Oklahoma State (2001) Had a kick return for a touchdown_______ Tyler Lockett (100 yds), vs. #17 Kansas State (2011) PUNTING Made 9 or more punts_______________ Marshal Burton, 9, vs. Northwestern State (2007) Averaged 50 or more yards (min. 5 att.)_____ Matt Graber, 53.9 (8 att.), vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Had 5 or more 50-yard punts__________________ Matt Graber, 5, vs. #14 Missouri (2010) Had a 60-yard punt or longer__________________ Tress Way 71, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Had a 70-yard punt or longer__________________ Tress Way 71, vs. #14 Oklahoma (2012) Had 5 or more punts land inside the 20____________ David Lonie, 5, vs. #4 California (2004) FIELD GOALS & PAT Made a 48-yard field goal or longer______ Quinn Sharp, 51 yds, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Made a 49-yard field goal or longer______ Quinn Sharp, 51 yds, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Made a 50-yard field goal or longer______ Quinn Sharp, 51 yds, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Made a 51-yard field goal or longer______ Quinn Sharp, 51 yds, at #24 Oklahoma State (2012) Made a 52-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 53-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 54-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 55-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 56-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 57-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 58-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 59-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 60-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made a 61-yard field goal or longer_____________ Matt Szymanski, 61 yds, vs. SMU (2010) Made 3 or more field goals________________ Made 4 or more field goals________________ Made 5 or more field goals________________ Made 6 or more field goals________________

Jaden Oberkrom, 6-of-6, at #21 TCU (2012) Jaden Oberkrom, 6-of-6, at #21 TCU (2012) Jaden Oberkrom, 6-of-6, at #21 TCU (2012) Jaden Oberkrom, 6-of-6, at #21 TCU (2012)

Made a game-winning FG in last minute________Wes Zunker, 43 yds (0:00), at New Mexico (2004) Blocked a field goal attempt________Carring Byndom, 23-yard FG attempt, vs. #22 Texas (2012) Returned a blocked FG for a TD_____ Dustin Harris... Terrance Frederick, 65 yds, vs. #23 Texas A&M (2011)

MISCELLANEOUS Game-winning TD with less than a minute____ Case Keenum 4-yd run (0:49), at #17 Houston (2009) Game-winning TD in overtime__________________ Glasco Martin 4-yd run, vs. Baylor (2012) Game-winning field goal in overtime________Johnny Beck 37-yd field goal, vs. Kansas (2001)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Jones AT&T Stadium (50,236 Attendance) GAME RECAPS September 1, 2012 GAME ONE • Texas Tech 44, Northwestern State 6 SCORE BY QUARTERS Northwestern State Texas Tech

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PLAYS-YARDS 16-79 10-45 10-75 12-49 11-68 11-65 4--10 7-55 12-63 7-53

1 2 3 4 21 17 17 3 0 10 0 0

FINAL 58 10

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech scored a pair of touchdowns in a 51-second span of the opening four and a half minutes of the game, and the Red Raiders coasted to a 58-10 victory over Texas State on Saturday night. Seth Doege passed for 319 yards and a career-tying five touchdowns by completing 25 of 32 for Tech (2-0) in less than three quarters of work. He threw two TDs in the first quarter, his first coming less than a minute after the Tech defense opened the scoring on Cody Davis’ 88yard interception return. Facing a Big 12 school on home turf for the first time, the Bobcats (1-1) were showing off an expanded, 30,000-seat stadium in front of an overflow crowd of 33,006 a week after pulling off a shocking 3013 win at Houston. But they fell behind 28-0 and didn’t score until starting quarterback Shaun Rutherford was pulled and backup Tyler Arndt threw a 25-yard TD pass to Terrence Franks with just less than 11 minutes left in the first half. But the damage already had been done, mostly by Doege. His first two scoring passes of 23 yards and 4 yards were completed to Darrin Moore. His third came on a drive that ended the first quarter and opened the second, a 99-yard march that took all of six plays and less than three minutes. It finished when Doege found Alex Torres over the middle of the field for a 23-yard TD. At that point, Doege had completed 11 of 14 for 142 yards and three TDs. Texas State had zero passing yards, with Rutherford 0 for 7 plus the interception that was returned for a touchdown. So Bobcats coach Dennis Franchione, who has returned to San Marcos after coaching at TCU, Alabama and Texas A&M, subbed for Arndt. He went 7 of 11 in the second quarter without being sacked or intercepted. It’s the sort of work that might fare well as the Bobcats play this season in the Western Athletic Conference after spending their first campaign as the Football Bowl Subdivision member as an independent a year ago. But it wasn’t enough against the Big 12’s Tech. Doege answered Arndt’s score a minute and a half later with a 19-yard pass to Jace Amaro. Texas State cut it to 35-10 with Will Johnson’s 38-yard kick with 3:25 to go in the half, but Tech answered that with a field goal, as the first-half horn sounded. Doege directed two more scoring drives before he was done for the night. He hit Javon Bell for an 8-yard scoring pass and finished up after Kenny Williams ran in from 16 yards to give Tech a 52-10 advantage with 4:59 to go in the third quarter.

TEAM STATISTICS TTU TXST First Downs........................................................................... 32 16 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 186 129 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 405 141 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 33-44-0 13-31-2 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 591 270 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 1-1 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 7-90 8-94 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 9-561 3-174 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 2-7-0 0-0-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 3-89-0 9-193-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 2-106-1 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 27:48 32:03 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 7 of 11 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 0 of 1 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 5-5 0-0 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 0-0 0-0

TEAM STATISTICS NSU TTU First Downs........................................................................... 6 37 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 13 179 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 71 321 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 11-21-0 33-47-1 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 84 500 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 2-0 2-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 8-88 6-45 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 3-195 9-567 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 2-37-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 6-137-0 0-0-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 1-49-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 23:56 36:04 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 3 of 14 10 of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 0 of 0 1 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 1-1 8-8 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-7 3-14 SCORING PLAY Stephens, Eric 4 yd run Shaughnessy, Jo 47 yd field goal Stephens, Eric 2 yd run Williams, Kenny 2 yd pass from Doege, Seth Bustin, Ryan 31 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 36 yd field goal Shaughnessy, Jo 46 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 37 yd field goal Kennard, Marcus 12 yd pass from Brewer, Michael Kennard, Marcus 3 yd pass from Brewer, Michael

SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Tech Texas State

1 2 3 4 FINAL 0 3 0 3 6 7 17 3 17 44

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Eric Stephens ran for two touchdowns to lead Texas Tech over Northwestern State 44-6 on Saturday night. Stephens, back after a season-ending knee injury last year, finished with 58 yards on 16 carries. The Red Raiders did what they wanted against Northwestern State. The defense succeeded in shutting down the Demons rushing game and quarterback Seth Doege led Texas Tech on scoring drives on five of eight possessions. Doege completed 23 of 34 passes for one touchdown and 199 yards. He threw one interception and completed passes to at least 10 receivers. Bradley Marquez led Texas Tech with 92 yards on seven receptions. Demons quarterback Brad Henderson completed 10 of 19 passes for 70 yards. They got only 84 total yards. It was the first win for the Red Raiders since Oct. 22, when they stunned then-No. 3 Oklahoma to break the Sooners 39-game win streak in Norman. Texas Tech lost its final five games last season when the defense gave up a school-record 471 points and the Red Raiders were outscored in those final five games by an average of 51-20. Twice in three weeks, the defense allowed opponents a school-record 66 points and the season ended with a 5-7 record, failing to make a bowl game for the first time in 11 seasons. With their third coordinator in as many years since coach Tommy Tuberville took over in 2010, the Red Raiders defense have switched to a 4-3 scheme this season and the change proved effective against the FCS team. Texas Tech’s defense, which last season gave up an average of 259 rushing yards and finished last in the nation, kept the Demons running game in check, allowing just 13 yards on 28 carries. Texas Tech got on the board first when Stephens scored on a 4-yard run. He got the Red Raiders second TD from 2 yards out to put them up 14-3 early in the second quarter. On their next possession, Doege, the nation’s leading passer last season, found Kenny Williams for a 2-yard touchdown to give Texas Tech a 24-3 lead at halftime. Doege played just three quarters before backup Michael Brewer came in. Brewer completed 10 of 13 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns after the Red Raiders had the game sealed. In all, the Red Raiders quarterbacks completed passes to 13 different receivers. Tuberville wants a balance attack on offense, but Saturday’s win had the Red Raiders running more than passing. They finished with 500 total yards, with 179 of those coming on the ground. They ran the ball 46 times and passed it 33. Tech was able to keep the Demons off the field by putting together long drives. At one point, the Red Raiders were eight for eight on third downs and had five possessions with at least 10 plays. The Demons failed to sustain drives. A new wrinkle in their offense, the option, proved ineffective. They were forced to punt on seven of their 12 possessions. Kenny Williams led all Texas Tech rushers with 74 yards on 15 carries.

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 02:50 NWLA 2nd 14:48 TTU 2nd 11:16 TTU 2nd 06:16 TTU 2nd 01:15 TTU 3rd 06:16 NWLA 4th 14:56 TTU 4th 12:14 TTU 4th 05:46 TTU 4th 01:25

GAME TWO • Texas Tech 58, Texas State 10

Bobcat Stadium (33,006 Attendance) September 8, 2012

DRIVE TIME 6:35 3:02 3:32 4:06 3:00 4:05 1:02 2:42 4:52 2:59

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 11:25 TTU 1st 10:34 TTU 1st 05:56 TTU 2nd 14:08 TXST 2nd 10:54 TTU 2nd 09:24 TXST 2nd 03:25 TTU 2nd 00:00 TTU 3rd 10:03 TTU 3rd 04:59 TTU 3rd 00:00 TTU 4th 08:32

SCORING PLAY Davis, Cody 88 yd interception return Moore, Darrin 23 yd pass from Doege, Seth Moore, Darrin 4 yd pass from Doege, Seth Torres, Alex 23 yd pass from Doege, Seth Franks, T 25 yd pass from Arndt, Tyler Amaro, Jace 19 yd pass from Doege, Seth Johnson, Will 38 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 38 yd field goal Bell, Javon 8 yd pass from Doege, Seth Williams, Kenny 16 yd run Bustin, Ryan 50 yd field goal Bowman, Andrew 21 yd field goal

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DRIVE TIME

3-40 7-75 6-99 7-80 4-65 12-53 8-31 6-87 8-73 7-1 9-58

0:48 2:08 2:46 3:08 1:21 5:52 3:15 2:25 3:05 2:37 3:39

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Jones AT&T Stadium (58,955 Attendance) GAME RECAPS September 15, 2012 GAME THREE • Texas Tech 49, New Mexico 14 SCORE BY QUARTERS New Mexico Texas Tech

1 0 14

2 14 28

3 0 7

4 0 0

GAME FOUR • Texas Tech 24, Iowa State 13

FINAL 14 49

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Seth Doege threw for six touchdowns and 340 yards to lead Texas Tech past New Mexico 49-14 on Saturday night. Doege threw touchdown passes of 20, 39, 7, 12, 11 and 14 yards and completed 27 of 35 passes before being replaced by backup Michael Brewer early in the third quarter. Eric Ward caught three of Doege’s touchdown passes and Jace Amaro got two of them as the senior quarterback made it look easy for Texas Tech (3-0). The Red Raiders finished with 702 total yards, 325 on the ground. New Mexico (1-2) struggled on offense and alternated starter B.R. Holbrook and backup Cole Gautsche at quarterback throughout the game. The Lobos finished with just 127 yards of offense. The lone bright spot for New Mexico, shut out in the second half, came when Chase Clayton returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown to pull the Lobos within 28-14. Doege, who is in his second year as starter, became the ninth Red Raiders quarterback to pass for 5,000 yards when he found Bradley Marquez for an 18-yard completion in the first quarter. He got his 500th completion, the seventh Texas Tech quarterback to do so, when Marquez caught a 4-yard pass from him in the second quarter. Eric Stephens lead Texas Tech’s rushers with 118 yards on 12 carries and Kenny Williams had 105 yards on 14 carries. Texas Tech’s defense showed why it was in the top 10 nationally coming into the game. The Red Raiders contained the pistol option the Lobos tried to use to keep Texas Tech’s potent offense off the field. Only once did New Mexico consume substantial time off the clock. The Lobos had a 17-play drive that took 7:41 bridging the first and second quarters and led to their first score when Demarcus Rogers ran for a 2-yard TD to make it 14-7. It was the Lobos’ first score in five quarters after they were shut out by Texas 45-0 last week, but it showed how they hoped to slow the Red Raiders’ offense. Doege was sharp all night. On the drive that led to his third touchdown pass to Ward that made it 28-7, he completed 7 of 8 passes during an 11-play drive. Clayton muted most of the 58,955 Red Raiders fans on the next play when he took the kickoff and went nearly untouched along the sideline for a touchdown. It was Clayton’s second kickoff return for a touchdown this season. He got the first one, also for 98 yards, in the season opener during a 66-21 win over Southern. New Mexico’s offense sputtered early, crossing into Texas Tech territory only once in the first quarter. Early in that drive Holbrook, who started the game, went out and Gautsche came in and together they took the Lobos down the field.

SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Tech Iowa State

SCORING PLAY Ward, Eric 20 yd pass from Doege, Seth Stephens, Eric 21 yd run ROGERS, D. 2 yd run Ward, Eric 39 yd pass from Doege, Seth Ward, Eric 7 yd pass from Doege, Seth CLAYTON, Chase 98 yd kickoff return Amaro, Jace 9 yd pass from Doege, Seth Moore, Darrin 11 yd pass from Doege, Seth Amaro, Jace 14 yd pass from Doege, Seth

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AMES, Iowa (AP) - Seth Doege tossed three touchdown passes and Texas Tech held off host Iowa State 24-13 on Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Doege threw for 331 yards to lead the unbeaten Red Raiders (4-0, 1-0), who held Iowa State to just 189 yards of offense. Doege’s 19-yard TD pass to Eric Ward put Tech up 21-13 with 10:36 left, and Ryan Bustin added a 39-yard field goal with 2:20 to go. James White had 57 yards rushing for the Cyclones (3-1, 0-1). Iowa State’s Steele Jantz had one of the worst nights of his career, throwing for just 73 yards on 10 of 20 passing to go with three interceptions and a fumble. The pick that Tech turned into the go-ahead touchdown wasn’t his fault. But the fumble that sealed Iowa State’s fate was all on him. Ernst Brun caught the ball near midfield, but the ball popped out after he was drilled by D.J. Johnson. Cornelius Douglas brought the ball back to Iowa State’s 9-yard line, and after a holding penalty, Doege found Ward for the score. The Cyclones then got into Red Raiders territory with just under seven minutes left when the ball slipped out of Jantz’s hands on a scramble. Texas Tech recovered near midfield and ran down the clock before Bustin’s decisive field goal. Jantz also gained just 14 yards on 19 rushes, and his final interception came in the Tech end zone with 57 seconds left. Jantz threw for just three measly yards on seven passes in the first half. But he picked up 21 yards on a crucial 3rd-downand-20 and found Brun in the back corner of the end zone to put the Cyclones ahead 13-7. It all went downhill from there for the Cyclones. Tech answered right back on Doege’s 4-yard TD pass to Darrin Moore that made it 14-13 Red Raiders with 1:01 left in the third quarter. The Cyclones forced Texas Tech into a 41-yard field goal try by Bustin that was wide right early in the fourth quarter, but a relatively solid night defensively for Iowa State went unrewarded. The Cyclones held the Red Raiders to just 63 yards rushing and a season-low 24 points. Texas Tech rolled over its first three opponents -Northwestern State, Texas State and New Mexico - with such ease that the Red Raiders entered play ranked first in the nation in total defense and second in total offense. Tech, which lost to Iowa State 41-7 in 2011, realized this wouldn’t be another easy romp. The Red Raiders punted as many times in the first seven minutes, twice, as it had all season. The Cyclones also kept getting in Doege’s face, and on a key third down Doege threw it right to Klein, who took it back 87 yards for the touchdown. But Klein missed a tackle on Texas Tech’s Jakeem Grant on an 11-yard TD reception that tied the game at 7 with 1:32 left in the first half. Texas Tech’s defense would prove worthy of its ranking in the national standings, holding Iowa State to 3.3 yards per play and making it pay for Jantz’s mistakes.

TEAM STATISTICS UNM TTU First Downs........................................................................... 8 38 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 84 325 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 43 377 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 6-12-0 33-45-0 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 127 702 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 0-0 2-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 4-37 8-90 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 3-195 7-442 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 2-8-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 6-177-1 2-50-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 0-0-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 25:43 34:17 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 2 of 11 8 of 13 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 2 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 1-1 5-7 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-9 2-14 SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 11:05 TTU 1st 06:22 NM 2nd 13:41 TTU 2nd 07:57 TTU 2nd 02:19 NM 2nd 02:06 TTU 2nd 00:34 TTU 2nd 00:05 TTU 3rd 12:35

Jack Trice Stadium (54,195 Attendance) September 29, 2012

TEAM STATISTICS TTU ISU First Downs........................................................................... 20 13 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 63 116 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 332 73 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 31-47-2 10-20-3 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 395 189 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 2-0 1-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 11-80 3-32 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 5-272 3-187 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 2-31-0 2-19-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 3-69-0 3-25-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 3-40-0 2-87-1 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 1-2-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 34:37 25:23 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 7 of 16 5 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 0 of 0 1 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 3-4 1-1 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 4-24 3-35

PLAYS-YARDS 8-57 9-75 17-79 7-63 11-90

DRIVE TIME 2:40 2:27 7:41 2:20 4:03

7-79 5-23 6-71

1:32 0:29 2:25

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME ISU 1st 01:42 TTU 2nd 01:32 ISU 3rd 04:26 TTU 3rd 01:01 TTU 4th 10:36 TTU 4th 02:20

SCORING PLAY Klein, A.J. 87 yd interception return Grant, Jakeem 11 yd pass from Doege, Seth Brun, Ernst 5 yd pass from Jantz, Steele Moore, Darrin 4 yd pass from Doege, Seth Ward, Eric 19 yd pass from Doege, Seth Bustin, Ryan 39 yd field goal

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DRIVE TIME

9-46 15-74 8-71 1-9 10-29

4:30 6:36 3:19 0:33 4:30

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS GAME RECAPS GAME FIVE • Oklahoma 41, Texas Tech 20 SCORE BY QUARTERS Oklahoma Texas Tech

Jones AT&T Stadium (60,800 Attendance) October 6, 2012

GAME SIX • Texas Tech 49, West Virginia 14

1 2 3 4 FINAL 7 17 17 0 41 7 6 0 7 20

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Landry Jones passed for two touchdowns, Blake Bell ran for two more and No. 17 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 4120 on Saturday, avenging the Sooners’ home loss to the Red Raiders last season. The win was crucial for Oklahoma to remain in the conversation for the Big 12 title. Both of Jones’ touchdown passes went for 13 yards - one each to Justin Brown and Kenny Stills. Bell, in at quarterback, scored his touchdowns from a yard out. Javon Harris put the game out of reach midway through the third quarter when he returned an interception 46 yards for a TD to put the Sooners (3-1, 1-1) up 38-13. The Red Raiders had their worst defensive performance this year, giving up 380 total yards after coming in ranked No. 1 in the nation. Seth Doege was 22 of 36 for 203 yards and had three interceptions for Texas Tech (4-1, 1-1). The win was sweet for the Sooners, who lost 41-38 to the Red Raiders last season - a defeat that broke Oklahoma’s 39-game win streak in Norman. t was the first time the Sooners won in Lubbock since 2003. It also upped the Sooners’ record to 19-0 in games following a loss going back to 2004. They lost two weeks ago at home 24-19 to Kansas State. OU also avoided having back-to-back Big 12 losses under coach Bob Stoops. Harris got his second interception of the season and a touchdown in the third quarter when Doege threw his third pick of the day. The ball was tipped in the secondary and Harris ran 46 yards for the score to put the Sooners up 38-13. OU went up 31-13 early in the third quarter on a 1-yard run by Bell. The Sooners got the ball after Texas Tech failed to get a first down on a fourth-and-5 play from the OU 36. Doege got sacked for a 10-yard loss by Frank Shannon and the Sooners took over from their own 46. In the first half Oklahoma’s offensive line gave Jones ample time to pass. He completed 10 of 14 passes for 121 yards in the second quarter after completing just six passes for 54 yards in the first. Oklahoma extended its lead to 24-13 off Doege’s second interception. Safety Aaron Colvin grabbed the ball out of the air near the line of scrimmage and returned it to Texas Tech’s 41. The Sooners drive stalled at the 16 and the Sooners had to settle for a field goal. Jones got his 100th career touchdown pass on OU’s previous possession when he found Kenny Stills in far corner of the end zone for a 13-yard touchdown that put the Sooners up 21-13 OU missed out a scoring opportunity in the first quarter when a pass from Doege was tipped and intercepted by Jamarkus McFarland at the Red Raiders’ 17. McFarland, a tackle, ran 13 yards to the 4 before Doege hit him and he fumbled. Texas Tech receiver Tyson Williams recovered the ball and the Red Raiders resumed their drive. Texas Tech got only a 35-yard field goal out of that possession to take a 10-7 early in the second quarter.

SCORE BY QUARTERS West Virginia Texas Tech

SCORING PLAY Brown, Justin 13 yd pass from Jones,Landry Williams, Kenny 7 yd run Bustin, Ryan 35 yd field goal Bell,Blake 1 yd run Bustin, Ryan 43 yd field goal Stills,Kenny 13 yd pass from Jones,Landry Hunnicutt,Mike 33 yd field goal Bell,Blake 1 yd run Harris,Javon 46 yd interception return Hunnicutt,Mike 42 yd field goal Foster, SaDale 3 yd run

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1 2 3 4 FINAL 7 0 0 7 14 14 21 7 7 49

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Seth Doege passed for six touchdowns and a career-high 499 yards while Texas Tech’s defense shut down Geno Smith and No. 5 West Virginia as the Red Raiders upset the Mountaineers 49-14 on Saturday. Red Raider fans stormed the field after the win, the most lopsided Texas Tech victory ever over a team ranked in the top five. Texas Tech’s defense consistently stymied West Virginia’s offense. Heisman Trophy hopeful Smith completed 29 of 55 passes for 275 yards but couldn’t get the ball in the end zone. The Red Raiders offense had no such trouble. “When you don’t have a pass rush it’s a lot easier to make your reads,” said Doege, who threw TD passes of 39, 19, 16, 2, 29 and 7 yards. He completed 32 of 42 passes and the six touchdowns matched his career-high. Darrin Moore caught three touchdown passes, which tied his career-high. Texas Tech (5-1, 2-1) had 18 plays of 15 yards or more, including a 61-yard pass to Jace Amaro and a 53-yard touchdown run by SaDale Foster. Amaro finished with five receptions for 156 yards. The Mountaineers (5-1, 2-1) last week converted all five fourth-down tries in their 48-45 win at Texas, but against the Red Raiders they made just two of seven. Doege had one interception, an improvement over the five he’d thrown in the previous two games. The win for Texas Tech was the second over a top 10 team in as many seasons. The Red Raiders beat then-No. 3 Oklahoma 41-38 to break the Sooners’ 39-game win streak in Norman. On seven first-half possessions the Red Raiders scored touchdowns on five. Texas Tech wasn’t as efficient in the second half but by then they were so far ahead it didn’t matter. The Mountaineers fell short of their scoring average (52) by 38 points and got just one touchdown in the second half and that came when the game was already out of reach. Dustin Garrison scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter to make it 49-14. The Mountaineers had the third-worst pass defense coming into the game (336 yards) and didn’t do anything to improve on that. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, started fast and kept the Mountaineers off balance. By the time it was all over, they had 168 rushing yards on 29 carries and passed the ball 43 times. After the Mountaineers failed to convert on fourth-and-3 deep in Texas Tech territory, Doege needed just three plays to get his third touchdown of the game. The senior quarterback first connected with Amaro on a short pass along the near sideline and the receiver turned it into a 61-yard gain - Texas Tech’s longest play from scrimmage this season - to the Mountaineers 21. Two plays later, Doege hit Marcus Kennard for 16-yard touchdown pass to put the Red Raiders up 21-7. Texas Tech’s offense already was in rhythm by then, going up 14-0 in the first quarter. Doege hit a wide-open Amaro over the middle at about the 20-yard line and he ran it in for a 39-yard touchdown on the Red Raiders first possession. Doege then found Eric Ward on a fade route on the far corner of the end zone to put Texas Tech up 14-0. The Mountaineers answered, momentarily. Smith started with a short field after the Red Raiders squibbed the kickoff. Five plays later Stedman Bailey dived to pull in a 7-yard touchdown pass from Smith and pull West Virginia within 14-7. The drive included a 38-yard pass from Smith to Tavon Austin.

TEAM STATISTICS OU TTU First Downs........................................................................... 22 21 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 121 89 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 259 271 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 25-40-0 26-41-3 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 380 360 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 2-1 1-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 5-42 4-33 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 8-511 5-304 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 1--3-0 0-0-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 2-28-0 3-63-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 3-65-1 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 29:38 30:22 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 8 of 14 9 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 0 of 0 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 6-6 3-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 2-18 0-0 SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME OU 1st 10:59 TTU 1st 07:11 TTU 2nd 14:22 OU 2nd 11:08 TTU 2nd 06:58 OU 2nd 03:27 OU 2nd 00:31 OU 3rd 09:13 OU 3rd 08:40 OU 3rd 00:47 TTU 4th 00:56

Jones AT&T Stadium (57,328 Attendance) October 13, 2012

TEAM STATISTICS WVU TTU First Downs........................................................................... 25 30 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 133 168 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 275 508 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 29-55-0 33-43-1 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 408 676 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 2-0 1-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 2-10 5-41 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 3-195 8-421 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 1-0-0 1-0-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 4-59-0 1-30-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 1-0-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 30:18 29:42 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 9 of 21 5 of 10 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 2 of 7 2 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 2-4 4-5 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-7 0-0

PLAYS-YARDS 12-75 9-71 13-78 9-66 9-54 8-75 6-25 6-54

DRIVE TIME 4:01 3:48 4:56 3:14 4:10 3:31 1:07 3:08

10-32 10-86

5:59 4:29

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 13:04 TTU 1st 06:00 WVU 1st 04:21 TTU 2nd 09:02 TTU 2nd 02:04 TTU 2nd 00:35 TTU 3rd 03:30 TTU 4th 05:37 WVU 4th 02:41

SCORING PLAY Amaro, Jace 39 yd pass from Doege, Seth Ward, Eric 19 yd pass from Doege, Seth Bailey, Stedman 7 yd pass from Smith, Geno Kennard, Marcus 16 yd pass from Doege, Seth Moore, Darrin 2 yd pass from Doege, Seth Foster, SaDale 53 yd run Moore, Darrin 29 yd pass from Doege, Seth Moore, Darrin 7 yd pass from Doege, Seth Garrison, D. 2 yd run

PLAYS-YARDS 6-75 12-69 5-54 3-82 9-86 3-67 4-69 15-98 9-73

DRIVE TIME 1:56 3:27 1:39 0:52 3:44 0:21 1:31 8:22 2:56

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Amon G. Carter Stadium (47,879 Attendance) GAME RECAPS October 20, 2012 GAME SEVEN • Texas Tech 56, TCU 53 (3OT) SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Tech TCU

Bill Snyder Family Stadium (50,766 Attendance) October 27, 2012

GAME EIGHT • Kansas State 55, Texas Tech 24

1 2 3 4 OT OT OT FINAL 7 14 0 15 7 7 6 56 10 10 3 13 7 7 3 53

SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Tech Texas Tech

1 2 3 4 FINAL 7 3 7 7 24 3 10 21 21 55

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Seth Doege stood in the pocket and completed the pass to Alex Torres like he has so many times in practice. There was another throw in the second overtime that was pretty sweet, too. Doege’s career-best seven touchdowns passes came in a variety of ways, and No. 18 Texas Tech needed every one of them on Saturday. Doege found Torres for an 8-yard score in the third overtime after tossing a 25-yard TD to Jakeem Grant on an unconventional play in the second extra period, helping the Red Raiders top TCU 56-53 in the first league meeting between the teams since 1995. After the Red Raiders (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) blew a 10-point lead late in regulation, Doege threw for a touchdown in each of the three overtimes. The last one came after TCU had to settle for freshman Jaden Oberkrom’s Big 12-record sixth field goal to start the final extra period. Texas Tech began the second overtime in a wildcat formation, with Doege lined up wide. Two other players touched the ball before it got to Doege in the backfield on a play they had practiced for three weeks.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Texas Tech fell 55-24 to the No. 4 Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday. Colin Klein led the Wildcats as he completed 19 of 26 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns, and had 83 yards and two more scores on the ground. John Hubert added 64 yards and two rushing TDs, and Angelo Pease also scored for Kansas State, which came into the game trailing only Alabama and Florida in the BCS standings. Seth Doege threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns for the Red Raiders (6-2, 3-2) Texas Tech jumped out of the gates quickly in the first half. Doege took advantage of soft coverage on the opening series of the game, completing six of his first eight passes. An encroachment penalty on third down kept the drive alive, and Doege finished it off with a 32yard touchdown toss to Eric Ward. The Wildcats, meanwhile, couldn’t get anything going. Klein was sacked to end their first series, and had a pass tipped on third down to end their second. By the end of the quarter, Kansas State

TCU (5-2, 2-2), the Big 12 newcomer, has lost consecutive home games in a single season for the first time since it dropped its final two home games of 1998. Two weeks ago, the Horned Frogs lost their first Big 12 home game to Iowa State. It was the most combined points ever for Texas Tech, and the second-most for TCU. Doege completed 30 of 42 passes for 318 yards, including a 6-yard TD pass to Eric Ward in the first overtime, and Texas Tech quickly became bowl eligible a year after its first losing season since 1992. The Red Raiders were coming off an impressive 49-14 victory over then-No. 5 West Virginia. And the Red Raiders almost let this game slip away. Tech led 36-26 when Kenny Williams busted loose for a 47-yard touchdown run with 4:06 left in regulation. That came after TCU was held to a three-and-out following Doege’s 8-yard TD pass to Torres and 2-point conversion. Trevone Boykin threw a 60-yard TD pass to LaDarius Brown with 2:25 left before the Frogs failed to recover an onside kick. But they held to Tech to 1 yard before a punt, setting up a nine-play, 56-yard drive capped by Oberkrom’s 42-yard field goal with 18 seconds left. Boykin, the redshirt freshman who this month replaced second-year starter Casey Pachall, was 26 of 44 for 332 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions. TCU had the first shot in overtime, and Boykin threw an 8-yard TD pass to Josh Boyce on the fourth play. Ward’s third TD catch tied it again. He finished with six catches for 61 yards. After the wildcat score to start the second overtime, Boykin responded with a 7-yard TD pass to B.J. Catalon. Skye Dawson had 10 catches for 154 yards and a touchdown for TCU, a 19-yarder less than 2 1/2 minutes into the game. The Red Raiders were down 17-7 before two touchdowns in a span of just over 3 minutes in the second quarter. They surprised TCU with an onside kick that led to the second score in that span after a replay review overturned an official’s ruling of incomplete pass. Moore had a 33-yard touchdown catch even with defender Kevin White right with him. That was only three plays after Moore was called for offensive pass interference when he pushed off the same cornerback to make a catch, the penalty wiping out a nearly 25-yard gain to the TCU 22. Ward was initially ruled out of bounds after making a leaping 29-yard grab and then falling down on the far side of the end zone. But officials reviewed the play, which showed Ward’s right elbow had landed in the end zone before the rest of his body came down on the line for a score that made it 21-17.

had just 19 yards of offense. The defense provided a jolt late in the quarter when Meshak Williams delivered a crushing blindside hit on Doege, popping the ball loose. Jarrel Childs went the other way for what appeared to be a 74-yard TD return, but an illegal block brought the ball back to the Texas Tech 14. Kansas State had to settle for Anthony Cantele’s 34-yard field goal. Ryan Bustin matched it with a 37-yarder to cap the Red Raiders’ next possession, but Kansas State started moving the ball. Hubert capped off its ensuing drive by winning a race to the pylon after getting stood up at the line of scrimmage to make it 10-all. “When it came down to making plays to finish,” Doege said, “we just didn’t make them.” Near the end of the half, Kansas State’s quick-strike offense set up a 19-yarder by Cantele for the halftime lead. Ward had a big day for the Red Raiders as picked up 161 receiving yards and two touchdowns. “We moved the ball, made a lot of yardage, but you can’t turn it over,” Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said. “I think we gave up 17, 20 points on offense and our kicking game today.”

TEAM STATISTICS TTU TCU First Downs........................................................................... 21 28 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 71 184 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 318 332 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 30-42-0 26-47-2 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 389 516 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 0-0 2-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 9-90 8-62 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 5-299 8-512 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 5-61-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 2-26-0 4-50-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 2-15-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 27:43 32:17 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 5 of 13 5 of 17 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 0 of 0 1 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 4-4 7-7 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 2-12 3-21 SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME SCORING PLAY TCU 1st 12:37 Dawson, Skye 19 yd pass from Boykin, Trevone TTU 1st 04:55 Ward, Eric 5 yd pass from Doege, Seth TCU 1st 00:49 Oberkrom, Jaden 32 yd field goal TCU 2nd 08:13 Tucker, Matthew 4 yd run TTU 2nd 06:37 Moore, Darrin 33 yd pass from Doege, Seth TTU 2nd 03:28 Ward, Eric 29 yd pass from Doege, Seth TCU 2nd 00:22 Oberkrom, Jaden 41 yd field goal TCU 3rd 04:09 Oberkrom, Jaden 32 yd field goal TCU 4th 14:49 Oberkrom, Jaden 45 yd field goal TTU 4th 06:40 Torres, Alex 8 yd pass from Doege, Seth TTU 4th 04:06 Williams, Kenny 47 yd run TCU 4th 02:25 Brown, LaDarius 60 yd pass from Boykin, Trevone TCU 4th 00:18 Oberkrom, Jaden 42 yd field goal TCU OT 15:00 Boyce, Josh 8 yd pass from Boykin, Trevone TTU OT 15:00 Ward, Eric 6 yd pass from Doege, Seth TTU OT 15:00 Grant, Jakeem 25 yd pass from Doege, Seth TCU OT 15:00 Catalon, B.J. 7 yd pass from Boykin, Trevone TCU OT 15:00 Oberkrom, Jaden 38 yd field goal TTU OT 15:00 Torres, Alex 8 yd pass from Doege, Seth WWW.TEXASTECH.COM

PLAYS-YARDS 5-75 6-33 8-60 8-31 4-70 7-51 11-52 7-45 8-27 10-80 4-62 6-74 9-56 4-25 4-25 1-25 4-25 4-4 4-25

TEAM STATISTICS TTU KSU First Downs........................................................................... 26 30 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 111 193 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 331 233 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 35-50-1 19-27-0 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 442 426 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 2-2 1-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 6-80 5-45 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 5-260 10-614 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 0-0-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 7-116-0 4-59-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 0-0-0 1-37-1 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 2-75-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 29:26 30:34 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 6 of 13 6 of 11 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 1 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 3-3 6-6 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-7 2-8 DRIVE TIME 2:23 2:47 4:06 4:43 1:36 3:04 2:57 3:41 2:39 3:51 1:27 1:36 1:02 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 11:46 KS 1st 00:15 TTU 2nd 12:37 KS 2nd 08:45 KS 2nd 01:35 KS 3rd 11:31 KS 3rd 10:32 TTU 3rd 06:18 KS 3rd 04:29 KS 4th 12:48 KS 4th 11:47 KS 4th 07:37 TTU 4th 02:33

SCORING PLAY Ward, Eric 32 yd pass from Doege, Seth Cantele, A. 34 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 37 yd field goal Hubert, John 4 yd run Cantele, A. 19 yd field goal Thompson, T. 21 yd pass from Klein, Collin Klein, Collin 16 yd run Foster, SaDale 8 yd run Klein, Collin 22 yd run Hubert, John 15 yd run Brown, Arthur 37 yd interception return Pease, Angelo 7 yd pass from Klein, Collin Ward, Eric 4 yd pass from Doege, Seth

PLAYS-YARDS 9-75 4--3 9-58 8-59 8-65 7-75 2-20 11-75 5-74 11-70

DRIVE TIME 3:14 1:34 2:38 3:52 3:24 3:29 0:43 4:14 1:49 5:04

5-35 12-80

2:08 5:04

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS GAME RECAPS GAME NINE • Texas 31, Texas Tech 22 SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Texas Tech

Jones AT&T Stadium (60,879 Attendance) November 3, 2012

Jones AT&T Stadium (55,052 Attendance) November 10, 2012

GAME TEN • Texas Tech 41, Kansas 34 (2OT)

1 2 3 4 FINAL 14 10 0 7 31 7 6 9 0 22

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Seth Doege led Texas Tech into the red zone numerous times against Texas on Saturday. Problem was the No. 20 Red Raiders didn’t get much out of those visits, and Doege had a simple explanation after the Longhorns’ 31-22 victory. “Penalties,” said the senior quarterback, who got just one touchdown against the Longhorns. “I don’t think I have to explain much of it. Every time that we didn’t get points, the majority of the time it was penalties that kept us from it.” Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said the timing of those penalties didn’t work in the Red Raiders’ favor. “It absolutely took us out of it,” he said. “Hopefully we can play better for the next three games and get into a good bowl game. It’s just hard to play so well at times and then play so poorly at times and have inopportune penalties. It absolutely took us out of it.” David Ash threw for three touchdowns and 264 yards to lead Texas and freshman Johnathan Gray got his second straight 100-yard rushing game with 106 yards on 20 carries. Texas Tech was down three defensive backs to injuries - Cornelius Douglas, Tre’ Porter and Jarvis Phillips. Mike Davis picked up 165 yards and two touchdowns on four catches, one a 75-yarder from Ash in the second quarter for the Longhorns (7-2, 4-2 Big 12). It was the third straight win for Texas, which remains alive in the Big 12 race. Doege completed 26 of 44 passes for 329 yards for Texas Tech (6-3, 3-3). Penalties hurt Texas Tech, including a touchdown being called back in the fourth quarter for holding. Once in the red zone, the Red Raiders had trouble getting touchdowns and settled for field goals four times. Ash found Davis twice for big gains in the first half, once on a deep post route for a 54-yard gain to the Red Raiders 2. Joe Bergeron scored on the next play from 2 yards out to put the Longhorns up 14-7. On the first play of Texas’ next possession, Ash hit Davis again on a deep route over the middle and he ran it in for a 75-yard touchdown to put the Longhorns up 21-10. Down 31-22 the Red Raiders looked like they scored a touchdown when Kenny Williams ran it in from the 2. A penalty negated the touchdown. The Longhorns kept Texas Tech from getting a first down and Carrington Byndom blocked a 23-yard field goal try to seal the win for Texas. Texas Tech scored late in the third quarter to make it 24-22 after going for it on fourth-and-1 from UT’s 32. Eric Stephens took the snap as the wildcat and ran toward the near side of the field and handed the ball off to SaDale Foster who went around end on the other side of the line, picking up 15 yards to the Texas 17. The Red Raiders went for 2 but Byndom broke up Doege’s fade pass to the corner of the end zone intended for Marcus Kennard.

SCORE BY QUARTERS Kansas Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - No. 25 Texas Tech has practiced the play that gave the Red Raiders a 41-34 double overtime win over Kansas on Saturday - not always with the best results. Eric Stephens took the snap out of the wildcat formation, rolled to his right and threw a 3-yard jump pass to Darrin Moore for the winning touchdown. ‘’It’s been hit or miss in practice, but I just had a really good feeling about it,’’ quarterback Seth Doege said. ‘’I think Eric’s one of those guys when you call his number, he’s going to get the job done.’’ Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings couldn’t connect with Tre’ Parmalee in the end zone on fourth-and-9 for Kansas to end the Jayhawks’ chances. The two teams traded touchdowns in the first overtime. Cummings found James Sims for a 5-yard score to put Kansas up 34-27. Stephens tied it at 34 on a 1-yard run. The Jayhawks (1-9, 0-7 Big 12) came from behind in the fourth quarter and sent the game into overtime on a 32-yard field goal by Nick Prolago with under a minute remaining in regulation. Those points were set up by a 44-yard run by Cummings on fourth-and-3 from the Jayhawks 36 that took the ball down to the Texas Tech 20. ‘’Michael runs down there and keeps the ball and almost takes it to the house,’’ Kansas coach Charlie Weis said. ‘’With my luck, he would have taken it to the house too quickly because, as it was, they came down the field and had a chance to win right there.’’ Doege completed 45 of 59 passes for three touchdowns and 476 yards for Texas Tech (7-3, 4-3). He had one interception in the second quarter that seemed to give the Jayhawks belief they could upset the Red Raiders. The Jayhawks outscored the Red Raiders 20-6 in regulation after the interception. Tony Pierson had a career-high 202 rushing yards on 16 carries for Kansas, which lost its ninth in a row and 19th straight Big 12 game. Pierson also got the longest run from scrimmage this season for the Jayhawks when he scampered 69 yards to set up Sims’ 3-yard run that pulled Kansas within 27-24 with about nine minutes remaining in the game. Sims, the junior from Irving, Texas, got his sixth game with more than 100 yards, becoming the first Jayhawk to do so since 1961. He finished with 127 yards on 30 carries. The win ended a two-game skid for the Red Raiders, following losses to Texas and Kansas State. Doege’s completion to Tyson Williams at the Kansas 20 with six seconds remaining in regulation was called back after a review because Doege’s knee hit the ground after he fumbled the snap. Then Ryan Bustin missed to the left by about a yard on a 41-yard field goal attempt in high winds that would have won the game at the end of regulation. Texas Tech was 18th in the country in total defense coming into the game, giving up an average of 314 yards per game. Against the Jayhawks they gave up 419 yards. Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said his team played well in spurts in the second half. ‘’We weren’t able to make big plays like we thought we could,’’ he said. ‘’They made us earn it. There were times we were on the edge of breaking that thing open. We just weren’t able to do that.’’ For a second straight week, the Red Raiders had some trouble when they got into the red zone. Last week, in the loss to Texas, they went for field goals four times after they stalled inside the 20. This week they got two field goals after failing to get into the end zone.

TEAM STATISTICS UT TTU First Downs........................................................................... 18 25 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 163 112 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 264 329 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 11-19-0 26-44-0 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 427 441 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 1-0 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 8-64 9-85 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 6-404 6-390 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 2-41-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 1-27-0 1-40-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 0-0-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 30:30 29:30 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 5 of 11 4 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 1 2 of 3 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 3-3 5-6 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-8 0-0 SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME UT 1st 09:02 TTU 1st 05:52 UT 1st 03:27 TTU 2nd 13:56 UT 2nd 13:46 TTU 2nd 05:03 UT 2nd 01:09 TTU 3rd 06:39 TTU 3rd 01:35 UT 4th 09:14

SCORING PLAY Shipley, Jaxon 6 yd pass from Ash, David Williams, Kenny 1 yd run Bergeron, Joe 2 yd run Bustin, Ryan 29 yd field goal Davis, Mike 75 yd pass from Ash, David Bustin, Ryan 41 yd field goal Fera, Anthony 42 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 33 yd field goal Stephens, Eric 10 yd pass from Doege, Seth Davis, Mike 25 yd pass from Ash, David

PLAYS-YARDS 9-71 9-75 5-75 12-63 1-75 8-23 9-50 12-76 8-56 8-59

1 2 3 4 OT OT FINAL 7 10 0 10 7 0 34 7 14 3 3 7 7 41

TEAM STATISTICS KU TTU First Downs........................................................................... 19 29 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 390 63 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 29 508 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 6-15-0 47-61-1 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 419 571 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 0-0 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 3-25 7-74 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 6-362 6-378 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 3-31-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 2-53-0 2-32-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 1-32-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 31:55 28:05 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 3 of 14 6 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 2 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 6-7 7-8 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-5 2-16 DRIVE TIME 4:55 3:10 2:25 4:31 0:10 4:46 3:54 4:03 3:28 4:23

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 11:40 KU 1st 07:48 TTU 2nd 14:55 TTU 2nd 12:20 KU 2nd 05:30 KU 2nd 00:03 TTU 3rd 00:28 TTU 4th 10:12 KU 4th 08:59 KU 4th 00:41 KU OT 15:00 TTU OT 15:00 TTU OT 15:00

SCORING PLAY Grant, Jakeem 9 yd pass from Doege, Seth Sims, James 6 yd run Williams, Tyson 16 yd pass from Doege, Seth Moore, Darrin 6 yd pass from Doege, Seth Bourbon, Brando 10 yd pass from Cummings, Micha Prolago, Nick 22 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 29 yd field goal Bustin, Ryan 27 yd field goal Sims, James 3 yd run Prolago, Nick 32 yd field goal Sims, James 5 yd pass from Cummings, Micha Stephens, Eric 1 yd run Moore, Darrin 3 yd pass from Stephens, Eric

PLAYS-YARDS 11-75 8-63 5-54 4-57 5-39 11-74 9-71 12-59 3-72 9-75 4-25 4-25 4-25

DRIVE TIME 3:20 3:52 1:53 1:03 1:57 3:41 3:03 3:45 1:13 4:11 0:00 0:00 0:00

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Boone Pickens Stadium (60,218Attendance) GAME RECAPS November 17, 2012 GAME ELEVEN • Oklahoma State 59, Texas Tech 21 SCORE BY QUARTERS Texas Tech Oklahoma State

1 2 3 4 0 14 0 7 7 28 17 7

Cowboys Stadium (44,168 Attendance) November 24, 2012

GAME TWELVE • Baylor 52, Texas Tech 45 (OT)

FINAL 21 59

SCORE BY QUARTERS Baylor Texas Tech

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Isaiah Anderson had a career-best 174 yards receiving and caught three long touchdown passes from Clint Chelf in his final home game, leading Oklahoma State to a 59-21 win against No. 23 Texas Tech on Saturday. Zack Craig blocked a pair of punts, returning one for a touchdown, as the Cowboys (7-3, 5-2 Big 12) won their fourth straight in the series and the second in a row in decisive fashion. The Red Raiders’ 66-6 loss in last season’s game was the most lopsided defeat in the program’s history. Chelf passed for 229 yards in his second career start. J.W. Walsh, who had what coach Mike Gundy called a season-ending injury four weeks ago, ran for one touchdown and threw for another out of a short-yardage package. Seth Doege threw for 230 yards with two interceptions and a single touchdown pass for Texas Tech (7-4, 4-4). He started the day leading the Bowl Subdivision with 34 touchdown passes this season. The Red Raiders had a chance to pass the defending conference champions in the Big 12 standings, and perhaps secure a better bowl destination, but instead dropped their fifth straight game in Stillwater. During a pregame ceremony, Oklahoma State observed a moment of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the plane crash that killed women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke, assistant Miranda Serna and two others. The Cowboys had expected big things out of Anderson after a strong training camp, but he had been limited so far this season by an injury. He was one of the team’s most experienced receivers, with the departure of first-round NFL draft pick Justin Blackmon and Josh Cooper - who also ended up in the NFL. Anderson was on the receiving end of scoring passes of 60, 33 and 66 yards from Chelf and ended up with nearly three times his previous career-best of 64 yards receiving in a game. Sparked by a series of big plays on defense and special teams, Oklahoma State’s offense got clicking to break the game open with 28 consecutive points in the second quarter. The Cowboys sacked Doege three times in the first half and Tyler Johnson was pressuring him again to force an ill-advised throw that Shamiel Gary intercepted. Just two plays later, Chelf connected with Anderson on a 33-yard flea flicker pass to push the Oklahoma State advantage to 21-7. Tech couldn’t respond and followed that by going three-and-out, with Craig rushing in to block Ryan Erxleben’s punt and keep Oklahoma State’s roll going. Walsh finished the ensuing drive with a 2-yard TD run on a quarterback keeper, and Chelf threw his 66-yard touchdown pass to Anderson on the first play after another Red Raiders three-and-out. Doege threw a 2-yard TD pass to Tyson Williams with 15 seconds left before halftime, and the Red Raiders got the ball to start the second half. But Doege’s second interception - directly into the arms of retreating defensive tackle James Castleman - ended that drive and any momentum for Tech. Joseph Randle and Jeremy Smith each tacked on touchdown runs for Oklahoma State in the second half, and Quinn Sharp matched his career-long with a 51-yard field goal. Craig’s punt block extended the lead to 59-14 early in the fourth quarter. Darrin Moore caught a late 7-yard touchdown pass from backup Michael Brewer and finished with 140 yards receiving for Texas Tech.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Glasco Martin scored on a 4-yard run in overtime and Baylor overcame three missed field goals, including one on the last play of regulation, to become bowl eligible with a 52-45 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday. Nick Florence threw for 396 yards and three touchdowns for the Bears (6-5, 3-5 Big 12), who didn’t lead until Eddie Lackey’s 55-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first play of a wild fourth quarter. Lackey’s second pick, with 1:46 left, set up Baylor at the Red Raiders 32. But Aaron Jones missed wide left on a 48-yard field-goal attempt. After Martin’s second TD run, Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5) started overtime with a holding call and two incompletions. After a 15-yard pass set up fourth-and-5, Seth Doege’s pass to a well-defended Eric Ward was incomplete, ending the game. Doege completed 30 of 40 passes for 359 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. Ward had nine catches for 113 yards, and Darrin Moore had 13 catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns. With Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III watching from the Bears sideline at Cowboys Stadium, two days after the rookie led the Washington Redskins to a victory there over the Dallas Cowboys, Baylor got bowl eligible for the third consecutive season. That is a first in school history. Baylor was coming off a Bowl Championship Series-shaking 52-24 victory over Kansas State, then the No. 1 team in the BCS standings. The teams combined for 1,241 total yards (674 for Baylor and 567 for Tech). There were 167 plays run in the game. Jones kicked a 22-yard field goal with 2:48 left in regulation to tie the game at 45. The Red Raiders got the ball back and already had picked up a first down when Doege threw a short pass that deflected off the helmet of offensive lineman Terry McDaniel and into the hands of Lackey. Both of Moore’s TD catches came in the fourth quarter, including a 6-yard fade route with 6:19 left that put Tech up 4542. That came after a 4-yard touchdown catch by Terrance Williams, who had seven receptions for 175 yards while setting a Baylor single-season record for receiving yards (1,693). Lache Seastrunk ran for 136 yards on 19 carries, and Martin had 23 carries for 98 yards. It was the third overtime game this season for the Red Raiders. They won in triple overtime at TCU on Oct. 20, and have won only one of their five games since - that victory being a double-overtime win over Kansas two weeks ago. After Florence had a 4-yard run with 5 minutes left in the third quarter to get Baylor within 24-21, Jakeem Grant returned the ensuing kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Florence then threw a 27-yard TD to Lanear Sampson, who reached over the defender to make the catch. Texas Tech was up 21-7 at the Baylor 7 late in the first half when a scrambling Doege was hit from behind and fumbled the ball. Baylor recovered and went 93 yards in eight plays, scoring on Florence’s 39-yard pass to a wide-open Levi Norwood with 5 seconds left. Along with two missed kicks by Jones before the half, Martin was stuffed for a 3-yard loss on a fourth-and-1 from the 2. Doege went 19 yards on his first rushing TD of the season, and Kenny Williams had a 5-yard run to put Tech up 14-0 in the first quarter.

TEAM STATISTICS TTU OSU First Downs........................................................................... 20 23 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 99 256 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 284 231 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 29-42-2 12-22-0 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 383 487 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 1-1 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 8-70 5-35 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 4-211 10-633 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 1-3-0 2-60-1 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 4-53-0 2-38-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 0-0-0 2-17-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 1-7-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 34:18 25:42 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 5 of 15 6 of 12 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 1 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 3-3 4-5 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 1-7 3-19 SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME OSU 1st 10:30 TTU 2nd 14:57 OSU 2nd 13:22 OSU 2nd 11:15 OSU 2nd 08:34 OSU 2nd 06:18 TTU 2nd 00:15 OSU 3rd 09:54 OSU 3rd 06:22 OSU 3rd 00:17 OSU 4th 12:35 TTU 4th 02:51

SCORING PLAY Staley, Kye 2 yd pass from Walsh, J.W. Stephens, Eric 1 yd run Anderson, I. 60 yd pass from Chelf, Clint Anderson, I. 33 yd pass from Chelf, Clint Walsh, J.W. 2 yd run Anderson, I. 66 yd pass from Chelf, Clint Williams, Tyson 2 yd pass from Doege, Seth Smith, Jeremy 17 yd run Sharp, Quinn 51 yd field goal Randle, Joseph 1 yd run Craig, Zack 30 yd blocked punt return Moore, Darrin 7 yd pass from Brewer, Michael

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PLAYS-YARDS 12-75 6-81 4-70 2-40 4-24 1-66 13-95 7-38 7-38 5-22 12-75

1 2 3 4 OT FINAL 7 7 14 17 7 52 14 7 10 14 0 45

TEAM STATISTICS BU TTU First Downs........................................................................... 32 27 Net Yards Rushing................................................................. 278 208 Net Yards Passing.................................................................. 396 359 Completions-Attempts-Int.................................................... 22-37-0 30-41-3 Total Offense Yards................................................................ 674 567 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......................................................... 3-0 1-1 Penalties: Number-Yards....................................................... 6-71 7-68 Kickoffs-Yards........................................................................ 8-378 8-497 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD............................................ 0-0-0 0-0-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD............................................ 6-165-0 4-125-1 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.............................................. 3-61-1 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.......................................... 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time.................................................................... 32:38 27:22 Third-Down Conversions....................................................... 9 of 18 6 of 11 Fourth-Down Conversions..................................................... 1 of 2 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances..................................................... 5-8 5-7 Sacks By: Number-Yards........................................................ 0-0 1-7 DRIVE TIME 4:30 2:13 1:35 0:36 1:17 0:07 6:03 2:58 2:13 1:56 5:33

SCORING SUMMARY TEAM QTR TIME TTU 1st 10:37 TTU 1st 03:02 BU 1st 00:12 TTU 2nd 14:17 BU 2nd 00:05 TTU 3rd 10:45 BU 3rd 04:50 TTU 3rd 04:36 BU 3rd 02:16 BU 4th 14:44 TTU 4th 12:24 BU 4th 08:58 TTU 4th 06:19 BU 4th 02:48 BU OT 15:00

SCORING PLAY Doege, Seth 19 yd run Williams, Kenny 5 yd run Martin, Glasco 1 yd run Ward, Eric 23 yd pass from Doege, Seth Norwood, Levi 39 yd pass from Florence, Nick Bustin, Ryan 29 yd field goal Florence, Nick 4 yd run Grant, Jakeem 97 yd kickoff return Sampson, Lanear 27 yd pass from Florence, Nick Lackey, Eddie 55 yd interception return Moore, Darrin 15 yd pass from Doege, Seth Williams, T. 4 yd pass from Florence, Nick Moore, Darrin 6 yd pass from Doege, Seth Jones, Aaron 22 yd field goal Martin, Glasco 4 yd run

PLAYS-YARDS 7-75 10-80 7-53 3-75 8-93 11-63 9-68

DRIVE TIME 2:05 3:34 2:50 0:55 1:27 4:15 2:41

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LB • 6-0 • 205 • Freshman/HS Arlington, Texas/Summitt

2012 All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Midseason College Football News All-America (2nd Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason CBS Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... College Football Performance Award - National Tight End of the Week (10/15)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Tight End of the Week (9/17)... caught five passes for 156 yards with a touchdown, including a catch of 61 yards from QB Seth Doege against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... 156 yards receiving marked the most by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since 2009 (Alex Torres - 163, vs. OU)... marked first career 100-yard receiving game... 61-yard catch marked the longest by a Red Raider since 2009 (Jacoby Franks - 72 yards vs. K-State)... made three catches for 29 yards (long 18) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... tallied four receptions for 48 yards (long 19) at Iowa State (9/29)... caught four passes for 57 yards with two touchdowns against New Mexico (9/15)... marked first career multiple touchdown performance... made three catches for 55 yards with a touchdown at Texas State (9/8)... caught four passes for 49 yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 Recorded a tackle (solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted three tackles against New Mexico (9/15)... recorded first career tackle while making one solo and one assisted tackle for a loss at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

JACE AMARO

2011 Played in 12 games (0 starts) while catching seven passes for 57 yards with two touchdowns... averaged 8.1 yards per catch and 4.8 yards per contest... one of six freshmen to make a reception... caught two passes for 21 yards at Missouri (11/19)... recorded two catches for 16 yards at Kansas (10/1)... made two catches for 18 yards with one receiving touchdown against Nevada (9/25)... first career reception went for a two-yard touchdown at New Mexico (9/17)... made career debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

MICAH AWE

HIGH SCHOOL Summit High School in Mansfield, Texas… consensus three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and ESPN.com ... helped lead his team to the second round of the state playoffs in 2011 ... named to the 2011 DFW Class 4A All-Area Team ... Second-Team Class 4A All-State selection by OldCoach. com ... First-Team Class 4A District 7 ... Class 4A District 7 Defensive Most Valuable Player… High School Coach: Travis Pride. PERSONAL Micah Awe… born January 4, 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria… son of Charles and Abigail Awe… father graduated from UT Arlington while his mother is a graduate of Texas Tech… has three younger siblings, brothers Paul and Andrew, and sister, Ann… hobbies include creating things on the computer, making beats and playing videos… petroleum engineering major at Texas Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas… four-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout ... ranks No. 52 in the Rivals Top 100 ... named to USA Today's First-Team All-American squad ... member of Dave Campbell's Top 300 and ranked in the Top five for tight ends ... PrepStar AllAmerican ... No. 23 on Superprep Texas 120 ... No. 12 Superprep All-America Tight End ... ranked as the No. 3 tight end in the country by Rivals ... Prep Star All-American ... Honorable Mention All-State selection ... First-Team All-Area ... First-Team District 26-5A ... as a senior he hauled in 56 receptions for 887 yards along with 11 touchdowns… helped high school basketball team to state quarterfinals appearance… High School Coach: Ben Cook PERSONAL Jace Jordan Amaro… born June 26, 1992, in Plano, Texas… son of Robert and Rosemary Amaro… has an older sibling, Manae, and a younger sibling, Madison… undeclared major at Texas Tech.

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2011 12 7 57 2 12 0.6 8.1 4.8 2012 6 23 394 4 61 3.8 17.1 65.7 TOTAL 18 30 451 6 61 1.7 15.0 25.1 CAREER HIGHS Receptions____________________________________ 5, vs. West Virginia (2012) Yards_____________________________________ 156, vs. West Virginia (2012) Touchdowns___________________________________ 2, vs. New Mexico (2010) Longest Reception______________________________ 61, vs. West Virginia (2012) All-Purpose Yards______________________________ 156, vs. West Virginia (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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TACKLES 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 12 8 1 9 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 12 8 1 9 0.5 2 0 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles______________________________________ 3, vs. New Mexico (2012) Tackles For Loss_________________________________ 0.5, at Texas State (2012) Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high 41


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DB • 5-10 • 155 • Sophomore/TR Los Angeles, Calif./Compton/College of Sequoias

QB • 6-1 • 183 • Freshman/RS Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis

2012 Collected two tackles (both solo) against Kansas (11/10)... made one tackle against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... tallied one tackle (solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... recorded first career tackles with two (both solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made career debut on special teams in Big 12 opener at Iowa State (9/29).

2012 Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... took one snap on a trick play in the first quarter against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... pass was incomplete... entered the game with 8:24 left to play against No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... went 5-of-6 for 54 yards with one touchdown pass in half a quarter of work... entered the game and rushed once for seven yards against Kansas (11/10)... entered the game in the final series and went 1-of-1 for nine yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... entered in the fourth quarter with 5:25 remaining and went 4-of-5 with 68 yards (long 36) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... entered in the third quarter in a backup role and finished the game 6-of-10 for 37 yards passing against New Mexico (9/15)... entered in a backup role in the third quarter and finished going 7-of-11 for 72 yards (long 24) at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut in season opener going 10-for-13 for 122 yards with two passing touchdowns against Northwestern State (9/1)... became the first Red Raider in over 18 years to pass for two touchdowns in career debut... both touchdown passes in debut went to Marcus Kennard (12 yards, 3 yards) in the fourth quarter against the Demons.

BRANDON BAGLEY

COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif… played one season for College of the Sequoias helping lead the team to a 4-6 record while facing five ranked opponents, including four top-10 ranked teams… made nine tackles and led the team with three interceptions. HIGH SCHOOL Compton High School in Compton, Calif… made 18 tackles during his senior season… averaged 18 yards per punt return… ranked among the top 500 prep players in the state of California… also competed in track and field, basketball and wrestling… High School Coaches: Calvin Bryant, Curtis Seymoure, Randy Harrel, Derrick Anderson and Ricky Carrigan. PERSONAL Brandon Bagley… born February 24, 1993 in Compton, Calif… son of Leon Bagley and Margaret Flovrnoy… has six brothers, Roderick, Antoine, Darrel, Tyrese, Marcus and Leon and three sisters, Tisha, Sonika and Kierya… undeclared major at Texas Tech.

MICHAEL BREWER

2011 Redshirt season. HIGH SCHOOL Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas… three-star prospect by Rivals.com and ranked as the No. 43 best player (12th ranked dual-threat quarterback) in Texas ... member of Texas Football Top 300 ...PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team ... No. 54 on Superprep Texas 120 ... a dual-threat quarterback with good speed and an excellent arm .... was part of four consecutive state championship teams at Lake Travis High School... as a senior he threw for 2,865 yards despite missing games due to an injury ... named All-State as a senior… averaged 220 yards-per-game and tossed 26 touchdown passes ... as a junior the threw for 4,437 yards along with 41 touchdown passes ... a dual-threat player, he rushed for 593 yards as a junior and 743 yards his senior season… only lost one game as a starting quarterback… High School Coach: Chad Morris. PERSONAL Robert Michael Brewer… born November 13, 1992, in Austin, Texas… son of Robert and Laura Brewer… has a younger sister, Katie, and a younger brother, Charlie… bloodlines are full of Big 12 football talent, including father, Robert, who played quarterback at Texas, grandfather, Charlie, who played quarterback at Texas, uncle, who played quarterback at Texas, great uncle, Robert, who played quarterback at Texas Tech and great uncle, George, who played running back at Oklahoma… enjoys hunting and fishing… majoring in personal financial planning at Texas Tech.

PASSING G Att Cmp Int Yds TD Lg Pct Avg/P Avg/G Effic 2012 8 47 33 0 362 3 36 70.2 7.7 45.2 156.0 TOTAL 8 47 33 0 362 3 36 70.2 7.7 45.2 156.0 TACKLES 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 9 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 9 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_______________________________________ 2 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)* Tackles For Loss_____________________________________________ None Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high

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RUSHING G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 2012 8 9 20 0 12 2.2 2.5 TOTAL 8 9 20 0 12 2.2 2.5 CAREER HIGHS Pass Attempts_____________________________ 13, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Pass Completions___________________________ 10, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Passing Yards____________________________ 122, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Passing Touchdowns__________________________ 2, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Longest Pass____________________________________36, vs. Oklahoma (2012) Rushing Yards__________________________________23, vs. New Mexico (2012) * Indicates most recent high 42


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DE • 6-1 • 256 • Junior/2L Clute, Texas/Brazoswood

HIGH SCHOOL All-District 24-5A performer and unanimous district MVP … 2009 Brazoria County MVP … Associated Press Second Team All-State … BHS Team MVP … one of Texas Football’s Top 300 players … No. 10-rated defensive end in the state (Texas Football) … credited with 81 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 15 sacks as a senior … helped lead Brazoswood to a 10-4 mark and the Class 5A Division I state quarterfinals … led the team in sacks the last three seasons … No. 49 nationally among strongside defensive ends (Rivals). PERSONAL Dartwan Bush … born on August 17, 1991 in Angleton, Texas … son of Darrell Bush and Debra Pipkins … has three older siblings, Mary and Darryll Pipkins and Darresha Bush… undecided on major.

2012 San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fifth in sacks (5.0)... notched five tackles (all solo) with two quarterback hurries against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... eighth in tackles for a loss (10.5)... posted one sack and tackle for a loss with four tackles (all solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... recorded five tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of 13 yards and one sack against Kansas (11/10)... tallied one tackle (for a loss of two) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... had a sack for a loss of seven yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... collected five tackles (four solo), including one for a loss of six and tallied a sack at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made two tackles, including one for a loss against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... collected one tackle for a loss (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made three tackles (all solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... tallied two tackles for a loss, including a sack for a loss of two yards against New Mexico (9/15)... marked fourth career sack... had one quarterback hurry at Texas State (9/8)... opened the season with one tackle (assisted) with 0.5 tackles for a loss against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 NCAA RANKINGS: tied for 19th in forced fumbles (4)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for first in forced fumbles (4)... Played in 12 games (7 starts) and made 28 tackles (23 solo) with two sacks, three quarterback hurries, broke up two passes, recovered two fumbles and led the team forcing four fumbles... matches the most forced fumbles by a Red Raider since 2005 (Dwayne Slay - 8)... Brandon Williams also forced four fumbles in 2008... broke up one pass at Missouri (11/19)... tallied three tackles (all solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... had one sack (loss of 4 yards) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... made three tackles (all solo) with one forced fumble against Iowa State (10/29)... collected two tackles (one solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma... had five tackles (all solo), including one for a loss of five yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made two tackles (both solo) and tallied two quarterback hurries against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... had two tackles (both assisted) at Kansas (10/1)... posted three tackles (all solo), one for a loss of three yards and forced a fumble against Nevada (9/24)... notched three tackles (one solo), including one sack for a loss of five yards with a quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery at New Mexico (9/17)... led team with two forced fumbles and collected four tackles (all solo), including one for a loss in first career start during season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Played in seven games (0 starts) making nine tackles (seven solo) with one sack, three tackles for a loss of seven yards and broke up one pass on the season… made a season-high five tackles (all solo), including two tackles for a loss against Weber State (11/20)… notched two tackles (one solo) and recorded first career sack at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)… made first career tackle (assisted) at Texas A&M (10/30)… made career debut at Colorado (10/23).

TACKLES 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 7 7 2 9 3.0 7 1 12 23 5 28 5.0 18 2 12 28 2 30 10.5 42 0 31 58 9 67 18.5 67 3

SACKS 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total Yds 7 1 0 1.0 5 12 2 0 2.0 9 12 5 0 5.0 34 31 8 0 8.0 48

FF FR Blkd 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_______________________________________ 5 5x, vs. Baylor (2012)* Tackles For Loss__________________________________ 2 3x, vs. Kansas (2012)* Sacks___________________________________ 1 9x, at Oklahoma State (2012)* Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered_____________________________ 1 2x, at New Mexico (2011)* * Indicates most recent high

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RYAN BUSTIN

- One of four Big 12 Conference kickers to be perfect in PAT attempts this season (55-55). - Tied for 9th in Texas Tech single-season history with 14 field goals. - Most field goals by a Red Raider (8) through first 5 games of the year in over 12 years. 2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Placekicker of the Week (9/10)... NCAA RANKINGS: 41st in scoring (100)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in field goals attempted (21)... fifth in field goals made (15)... sixth in PATs made (55)... fifth in field goal percentage (71.4)... eighth in points scoring (100)... 10th in scoring points/game (8.3)... made a 29-yard field goal and was 6-of-6 in PAT attempts against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... perfect 3-of-3 in PATs at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made 5-of-5 PAT attempts and connected on 2-of-3 field goal tries (29, 27, missed 41) against Kansas (11/10)... made 3-of-4 field goal attempts (29, 41, 33 - missed 23, blocked) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... connected on 3-of-3 PAT attempts, made a 37-yard field goal and had a 50-yard attempt blocked at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made 6-of-6 PAT attempts at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... perfect of 7-of-7 PAT attempts and missed only field goal attempt from 41 yards (3rd quarter, 6:33) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... connected on both field goals attempted (35 & 43 yards) and made both PAT attempts against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made a 39-yard field goal and missed a 41-yard field goal in the fourth quarter at Iowa State (9/29) while connecting on all three PATs... connected on seven PATs and missed only field goal attempt from 39 yards... snapped a streak of five consecutive field goals during the first two games... made both field goal attempts (38, 50) and was a perfect 7-of-7 in PAT attempts at Texas State (9/8)... 50-yard field goal marked the first by a Red Raider since 2010 (Donnie Carona - 52 yards - vs. Weber State)... went 3-for-3 in field goal attempts (31, 36, 37) and a perfect 5-for-5 in PAT attempts in career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1)... became the first Red Raider in over 12 years to connect on three field goals in a career debut. 2011 Redshirt season. KILGORE COLLEGE Kilgore College (NJCAA) in Kilgore, Texas… doubled as the place kicker and punter… was a perfect 19-of-19 in PAT attempts… connected on 13 field goals, ranking tied for third in the nation… posted a season-long 49-yard field goal… also averaged 41.4 yards per punt (7 punts, 290 yards)… perhaps top performance came against Arkansas Baptist while hitting six extra points and making field goals of 49-yards, 46-yards and 45-yards in 51-7 victory… Head Coach: J.J. Eckert. HIGH SCHOOL Kilgore High School in Kilgore, Texas… a four-year varsity starter, making 45 career varsity starts (school record)… one of the all-time leading scorers in school history… four-time all-district selection… High School Coach: Mike Vallery. PERSONAL Ryan Christopher Bustin… born June 28, 1991… son of Bobby and Sherry Bustin.h.

FIELD GOALS G ATT MADE 2012 12 21 15 TOTAL 12 21 15

LG PCT 50 71.4 50 71.4

PAT 55-55 55-55

CAREER HIGHS Field Goals Attempts__________________________________ 4, vs. Texas (2012) Field Goals Made__________________________________ 3 2x, vs. Texas (2012)* Longest Field Goal Made_____________________________50, at Texas State (2012) Field Goals Blocked___________________________________ 1, vs. Texas (2012) PATs Attempted__________________________________ 7, at Texas State (2012) PATs Made_____________________________________ 7, at Texas State (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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CODY DAVIS

- Ranks 8th all-time at Texas Tech with 352 career tackles. - Has the most career tackles by a Red Raider since Lawrence Flugence (1999-02, 500). - Has the most solo tackles (82) by a Red Raider (through 12 games) since 2002. - Leads all Red Raiders over the past decade with 280 career solo tackles. - Recorded his 300th career tackle (42 career games) against No. 4 West Virginia. - National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award (1-of-15 in the country). 2012 Capital One Academic All-America First Team ... All-Big 12 (2nd Team) ... All-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (Honorable Mention)... All-Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (Honorable Mention)...National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award (1-of-15 in the nation)... Academic AllBig 12 (1st Team)... Midseason College Football News All-America (3rd Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/15)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 8 Nationally-Ranked SS... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: fourth in solo tackles (82)... fourth in solo tackles/game (6.83)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in solo tackles (82)... ninth in total tackles (91)... ninth in tackles/game (7.6)... 12th in pass breakups (10)... has led the team in tackles in 7-of-12 games this season... posted seven tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss of three and broke up one pass against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior teammates Seth Doege, D.J. Johnson and Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Bears...tallied five tackles (four solo) with a tackle for a loss of three yards and broke up two passes at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... posted eight tackles (all solo) with a quarterback hurry against Kansas (11/10)... led the team with seven tackles (six solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... led team with seven tackles (six solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... led team with eight tackles (all solo) and added a pass breakup at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) with an interception and a pass breakup at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... 49 solo tackles are the most by a Red Raider through the first seven games of the season since 2002 (Lawrence Flugence - 78)... led all players with 13 tackles (all solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... his seventh tackle against WVU marked the 300th of his career... joined teammate RB Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Mountaineers... collected nine tackles (all solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted second interception of the season and notched five tackles (four solo) with one tackle for a loss at Iowa State (9/29)... tied for the team lead with five tackles (four solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... made four tackles and intercepted a pass in the first quarter and returned the INT 88 yards for a touchdown at Texas State (9/8)... marked second career interception and first INT for a touchdown... marked the longest INT return for a touchdown by a Red Raider in over 16 years... 88-yard INT return for a touchdown was the longest by a Big 12 player this season... was Tech’s first INT returned for a touchdown since Sept. 18, 2010 when Jarvis Phillips returned an interception 87 yards for a touchdown against No. 4 Texas in Lubbock... joined senior offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle as a team captain against the Bobcats... led the team with nine tackles (eight solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 12 Strong Safety... Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 third team... NCAA RANKINGS: fourth in solo tackles/game (6.55)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: led the conference averaging 6.55 solo tackles per game... fifth in tackles/game (8.5)... fifth in solo tackles (93)... led team in tackles (93) while making 72 solo tackles and 21 assisted tackles... became just the third Red Raider over the last 12 years to record at least 80 tackles in three consecutive seasons (Ryan Aycock, 2000-03; Lawrence Flugence, 1999-2002)... led team in solo tackles in back-to-back seasons... first Red Raider to lead team in solo tackles in back-to-back seasons since Brian Duncan (2008, 2009)... led the team in both tackles and pass breakups (5)... became the first Red Raider in over 11 years to lead the team in both statistical categories in the same season... ended the season with four consecutive games with at least 10 tackles marking the first time for a Red Raider with 10+ tackles in at least four straight games since 2005 (Dwayne Slay - 5 consecutive games)... finished the season making at least 10 tackles in five games... second on the team with 12 tackles (nine solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... led team making 10 tackles, including one for a loss, with one forced fumble and broke up one pass at Missouri (11/19)... led team making 12 tackles (10 solo), including one for a loss of two yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... second on the team with seven tackles (six solo) and broke up two passes against Iowa State (10/29)... recorded four tackles (two solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... posted five tackles (all solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made eight tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... led team with 14 tackles (12 solo), including one tackle for a loss of two yards, and broke up a pass at Kansas (10/1)... 14 tackles matched the most by a Red Raider during the season (Daniel

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2008 Scout team member ... redshirt season.

2010 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 20th in tackles/ game (6.7)... tied for 17th in total tackles (87)... played in 13 games (13 starts) and was second on the team with 87 total tackles while tying for the team lead (Bront Bird) with 68 solo tackles... notched 19 assisted tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss of 30 yards, posted one sack, broke up four passes, had two quarterback hurries, forced three fumbles, recovered one fumble and made one interception on the season... 68 solo tackles are the most by a Red Raider since 2005 (Dwayne Slay, 75)... had eight tackles (five solo) and one quarterback hurry while forcing one fumble against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1/) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made six tackles (all solo), had one quarterback hurry and posted first career interception against Houston quarterback David Piland in the third quarter with 9:08 on the clock (11/27)... had two tackles (both solo) against Weber State (11/20)... made six tackles (five solo) with one tackle for a loss of six yards at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... had four tackles (all solo) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... led team with 11 tackles (four solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss of eight yards, forced two fumbles, had one fumble recovery for four yards and collected first career sack at Texas A&M (10/30)... second on the team with 10 tackles (eight solo), including two tackles for a loss of five yards at Colorado (10/23)... second on the team with nine tackles (seven solo) with one tackle for a loss of three yards and broke up a pass against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... made eight tackles (all solo) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... had six tackles (five solo) at Iowa State (10/2)... tallied five tackles (all solo) and one tackle for a loss of eight yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... had seven tackles (four solo) and one pass breakup against New Mexico (9/11)... tallied five tackles (all solo) with one pass breakup in season opener against SMU (9/5).

HIGH SCHOOL Stephenville High School in Stephenville, Texas … an extremely productive high school player, he helped lead Stephenville to a combined 33-5 record during his three years as a starter in the defensive backfield ... named an Associated Press Class 4A second-team all-state selection, and was voted the District 8-4A Defensive MVP after a senior season that saw him total 109 tackles, five tackles for a loss, 11 pass breakups and four forced fumbles ... chosen to the Abilene Reporter-News’ Class 4A/5A All-Big Country Team following his final prep campaign ... 2007 team finished the season with a 10-2 record, an average margin of victory of 29.2 points, and a berth in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs ... noted for having scored a touchdown five different ways during his high school career ... one of 11 defensive backs in the state to be named to the Lubbock Avalanche Journal’s `Top 100 for 2008’ ... a first-team Class 4A All-State pick by both the AP and the Texas Sports Writers’ Association as a junior in 2007, after racking up 99 tackles, 21 pass break-ups, nine interceptions, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries for the Yellow Jackets ... rated a three-star prospect and the No. 58 safety in the nation by Scout.com ... the No. 86 safety in the country according to ESPN Scouts Inc ... also a member of the varsity basketball team at Stephenville ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Baylor, Duke, Houston, Oklahoma State, Mississippi and Vanderbilt. PERSONAL Cody Davis ... born on June 6, 1989 in Stephenville, Texas ... son of David and Cindy Davis ... his father David is a graduate of Tarleton State while his mother Cindy is a graduate of the University of Texas ... has one older brother, Brent, who played football at Tarleton State ... enjoys sports, the outdoors and technology … majoring in business administration.

2009 Phil Steele Freshman All-America (1st Team) … College Football News Freshman All-America (2nd Team)... tied for the team lead with nine tackles against Michigan State ... two tackles and a pass breakup against Baylor … five tackles, including four solo stops, against Oklahoma ... team leader at OSU with eight solo tackles and a pass breakup ... led the Red Raiders with 10 tackles in the win over Kansas ... also broke up three passes ... totaled six tackles against Texas A&M ... made one tackle for loss ... recorded five stops at Nebraska ... broke a pass up ... recorded three solo tackles in the win versus New Mexico ... led the team with 15 tackles at Houston ... made nine stops, eight solo, against Texas ... had five tackles in the win against Rice ... made his first career start versus North Dakota ... recorded four tackles on the night.

TACKLES 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 12 58 23 81 1.5 3 6 0 0 0 13 68 19 87 6.5 30 5 3 1 0 11 72 21 93 3.0 5 5 1 0 0 12 82 9 91 3.5 8 10 0 0 0 48 280 72 352 14.5 46 26 4 1 0

SACKS 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total Yds 12 0 0 0.0 0 13 1 0 1.0 7 11 0 0 0.0 0 12 0 0 0.0 0 48 1 0 1.0 7

INTERCEPTIONS 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G No. Yds TD 12 0 0 0 13 1 0 0 11 0 0 0 12 3 88 1 48 4 88 1

Lg 0 0 0 88 88

Avg/R 0.0 0.0 0.0 29.3 22.0

Avg/G 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.3 1.8

CAREER HIGHS Tackles________________________________________ 15, at Houston (2009) Tackles For Loss____________________________________ 6, at Houston (2009) Sacks_________________________________________1, at Texas A&M (2010) Interceptions_____________________________________ 1 4x, at TCU (2012)* Fumbles Recovered_________________________________1, at Texas A&M (2010) * Indicates most recent high

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IR • 5-9 • 174 • Sophomore/RS Arlington, Texas/Arlington/SW Okla. State

LB • 6-0 • 215 • Sophomore/1L Spanish Fort, Ala./Spanish Fort

2012 Caught one pass for nine yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium (11/24)... one of 13 Tech receivers to make a catch against New Mexico (9/15) while tallying one reception for 10 yards... caught two passes for 10 yards at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut with two catches for 23 yards (long 14) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 Made six tackles (five solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss of two against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had one tackle (solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... posted two tackles (both solo) with a tackle for a loss of one yards against Kansas (11/10)... had a tackle (solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... had two tackles (one solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... tallied five tackles (all solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted three tackles (two solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Iowa State (9/29)... tied for the team high with five tackles (all solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... had two tackles (both solo) at Texas State (9/8)... tallied one tackle (solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

JORDAN DAVIS

2011 Redshirt season. SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY Played in 11 games and made 20 receptions for 225 yards (11.2 avg.) with a team-leading three touchdowns… Head Coach: Dan Cocannouer. HIGH SCHOOL Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas… helped lead high school to the fourth round of the state playoffs… named all-district twice during his prep career… High School Coach: Scott Peach PERSONAL Jordan Alexander Davis… born June 9, 1992, in Arlington, Texas… son of Clint and Mary Davis… has two older brothers, Danny and Bryan… enjoys golfing and playing ping-pong… undeclared major at Texas Tech.

BLAKE DEES

2011 Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense... played in eight games (5 starts) and made 32 tackles (28 solo) with 4.0 tackles for a loss (loss of 7 yards) with one interception, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... led all Tech freshmen in tackles (32) and solo tackles (28)... was the only Tech freshman with an interception... made one tackle (solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... led the team with nine tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss of two yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... recorded three tackles (all solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... forced a fumble and collected three tackles (all solo) at Kansas (10/1)... posted four tackles (all solo), including two for a loss of four yards against Nevada (9/24)... collected three tackles (all assisted) and intercepted - first career - Lobos quarterback Tarean Austin at the 2:10 mark in the first quarter at New Mexico (9/17)... made career debut starting at middle linebacker and finished second on the team with eight tackles (seven solo), including one tackle for a loss with one forced fumble and recovered a fumble in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... became the first Texas Tech true freshman to start season opener at linebacker since 2003 (Brock Stratton)... most tackles (8) by a Tech true freshman in a season opener in more than 11 years... eight tackles in season opener were the most by a freshman in the Big 12 Conference during Week 1 (no other freshman had more than 4)... only two true freshmen in the country had more tackles during Week 1. HIGH SCHOOL Spanish Fort High School in Spanish Fort, Ala… three-star linebacker (Rivals.com) from Spanish Fort High School in Spanish Fort, Alabama ... No. 39 prospect in the state of Alabama ... PrepStar All-Southeast team ... selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... helped lead his high school to its first state championship with a win over Briarwood Christian ... in the championship game, he led the defense with seven tackles. PERSONAL William Blake Dees… born August 29, 1992, in Spanish Fort, Ala… son of Jonathan and Donna Dees… has two older brothers, Josh and Kory… enjoys hunting and working out… majoring in exercise and sports sciences at Texas Tech. TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2011 8 28 4 32 4.0 7 1 2 1 0 2012 12 26 3 29 2.0 6 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 20 54 7 61 6.0 13 1 2 1 0

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2012 12 6 52 0 14 0.5 8.7 4.3 TOTAL 12 6 52 0 14 0.5 8.7 4.3

INTERCEPTIONS 2011 2012 TOTAL

CAREER HIGHS Receptions___________________________________ 2 2x, at Texas State (2012)* Yards__________________________________ 23, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Touchdowns_______________________________________________ None Longest Reception__________________________ 14, vs. Northwestern State (2012) All-Purpose Yards___________________________ 23, vs. Northwestern State (2012) * Indicates most recent high

CAREER HIGHS Tackles______________________________________ 9, vs. Kansas State (2011) Tackles For Loss____________________________________ 2, vs. Nevada (2011) Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions___________________________________1, at New Mexico (2011) Fumbles Recovered________________________________ 1, vs. Texas State (2011) * Indicates most recent high

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SETH DOEGE QB • 6-1 • 197 • Senior/3L Wolfforth, Texas/Frenship - Ranks 2nd in the NCAA with 38 touchdown passes. - Ranks 4th in the NCAA in passing (29.1 completions/game). - Ranks 5th all-time in Big 12 career history with a 69.0 completion percentage. - Led the Big 12 with 9 300-yard passing performances. - Had a career-high 45 completions against Kansas in a double-overtime victory. - Threw for a career-high 7 touchdowns at No. 21 TCU. - Threw for a career-high 499 yards against No. 4 West Virginia. - 3-of-5 career 400-yard passing games have come against a ranked opponent. - Became the 3rd QB in school history to throw for over 8,000 yards in a career. - Became 4th QB in school history to throw for over 3,000 yards in consecutive seasons. - Became the 4th QB in school history to throw for at least 60 career touchdown passes. - Became the 6th QB in school history to throw 1,000 passing attempts in a career. - Has 3 games this season with 6+ TD passes (ties a school-record) which leads the NCAA. 2012 AWARDS & HONORS: - All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) - Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team) - AT&T All-America Player of the Week (10/25) - Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist (Top Quarterback) - Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week (10/25) - AT&T All-America Player of the Week Nominee (10/22) - Manning Award Stars of the Week (10/22) - College Football Performance Award - National Performer of the Week (10/22) - College Football Performance Award - National Quarterback of the Week (10/22) - Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (10/15) - Davey O’Brian Award National Quarterback of the Week (10/15) - AT&T All-America Player of the Week Nominee (10/15) - Manning Award Stars of the Week (10/15) - College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Quarterback of the Week (10/15) - College Football Performance Award - National Performer of the Week (9/17) - College Football Performance Award - National Quarterback of the Week (9/17) - College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Quarterback of the Week (9/10) - Maxwell Award Watch List (Top Player) - Davey O’Brien Award Watch List (Top Quarterback) - Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List (National Player of the Year) - Manning Award Watch List (Top QB - Including Bowl Game Performance) - Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List (Top Quarterback) - Senior Bowl Watch List - Phil Steele Preseason No. 34 Nationally-Ranked QB 2012 NCAA STATISTICS RANKINGS - Passing Touchdowns (2nd - 38) - Completion Percentage (3rd - 70.4%) - Passing (4th - 29.1) - Passing Yards (6th - 3,943) - Passing Yards/Game (6th - 327.8) - Total Offense (9th - 331.1) - Passing Efficiency (15th - 156.6) 2012 BIG 12 STATISTICS RANKINGS - Passing Touchdowns (2nd - 38) - Passing Completions (2nd - 349) - Passing Attempts (2nd - 496) - Passing (2nd - 29.1) - Completion Percentage (2nd - 70.4%) - Passing Efficiency (3rd - 156.6)

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- Total Offense (3rd - 331.1) - Passing Yards (4th - 3,943) - Passing Yards/Game (4th - 327.8) 2012 Has thrown multiple touchdowns in 8-of-12 games this season and in 16-of-24 games since becoming Tech’s starter in 2011... has nine 300-yard passing efforts this season (18 career)... has two 400-yard passing performances this season (5 career)... became the first Red Raider to pass for over 300 yards in five consecutive Big 12 games since 2008 (Graham Harrell - 6)... became the third quarterback in school history to pass for 8,000 career yards (Harrell, Kingsbury)... became the fourth player in school history to pass for at least 3,000 yards in back-to-back seasons (Potts, Harrell, Kingsbury)... completed 30-of-40 passes for 359 yards and three touchdowns with three interceptions against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... also ran for a 19-yard touchdown, his first rushing score of the season... joined senior teammates Cody Davis, D.J. Johnson and Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Bears... went 24-of-36 with 230 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... went 45-of-59 for 476 yards with three touchdowns and one interception against Kansas (11/10)... 476 yards passing marked the most passing yards ever by a Red Raider against the Jayhawks... 476 yards marked the 17th most in school history... performance against Kansas moved him past 3,000 passing yards for the season, which marked the 13th consecutive season a Tech QB passed for at least 3,000 yards... also caught a pass from WR Austin Zouzalik for 29 yards against the Jayhawks... went 26-of-44 for 329 yards with a touchdown against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... passed for 331 yards on 35-of-50 passing with two touchdowns and one interception at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... threw a career-high seven touchdown passes while going 30-of-42 for 318 yards without throwing an interception at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... marked the third time this season throwing six-plus touchdowns... had a career-game going 32-of-42 for 499 yards with six touchdown passes with just one INT against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... recorded his first 400-yard passing effort of the season against West Virginia... became the first Tech QB to throw for a pair of 6 TD games in the same season since 2008 (Harrell - 2)... completed 22-of-36 for 203 yards with three interceptions and zero touchdowns against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... went 30-of-46 for 331 yards passing with three touchdowns and two interceptions at Iowa State (9/29)... also caught a pass from WR Bradley Marquez for a gain of one yard... marked first reception of the season (2nd career)... completed 27-of-35 passes for 340 yards with six touchdowns with zero interceptions against New Mexico (9/15)... set a new career-high with six touchdown passes... tossed five touchdown passes in the first half becoming the first Red Raider with five TD passes in the first half since 2009 (Steven Sheffield, 6 - vs. K-State)... notched 500th career completion becoming just the seventh Tech QB to reach the career milestone... marked his second straight game with at least five TD passes and the fourth time during his career with at least four touchdown passes... finished the first half with 302 yards passing to become the first Red Raider to pass for at least 300 yards in the first half since 2010 (Taylor Potts, 306 - vs. Baylor - Cotton Bowl Stadium)... went 25-of-32 for 319 passing yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions at Texas State (9/8)... marked third career four-plus passing touchdown performance, including this second career game with five passing TDs (at New Mexico - 2011)... career stats vs. Texas State (2 games): 49-of-66 (74%), 650 yards, 8 TD, 0 INT... marked his first 300-yard passing performance of the season (10th career)... opened the season going 23-of-34 for 199 yards with one passing touchdown and one interception against Northwestern State (9/1)... joined senior safety D.J. Johnson as a team captain for season opener against the Demons. 2011 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... AT&T All-America Player of the Week (10/27)... Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (10/24)... Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist (Nation’s Top Quarterback)... Manning Award “Stars of the Week” (10/30)... Walter Camp National Player of the Week (10/23)... Manning Award “Stars of the Week” (9/25)... AT&T All-America Player of the Week (9/22)... Big 12 Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week (9/19)... Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week (9/19) Honorable Mention... Capital One Cup Impact Performance Nominee... Manning Award “Stars of the Week” (9/18)... NCAA RANKINGS: led the NCAA (FBS) in passing (33.17 completions/game)... ranked fifth in passing yards per game (333.7)... ranked fifth in passing yardage (4,004 yards)... tied for 12th in passing touchdowns (28)... ranked 20th in points responsible for per game (16.00)... ranked 43rd in passing efficiency (138.9)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ranked third in passing yardage per game (333.7)... ranked fourth in total offense (337.5)... ranked fifth in passing efficiency (138.9)... tied for the conference lead with nine 300-yard passing performances... (Baylor’s Robert Griffin III)... led all Big 12 first-year starting QB’s in numerous statistical categories, including completions, attempts, touchdowns, passing yards per game and passing yardage... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: ranks ninth in Tech career passing completions list (439)... ranks 10th in Tech career passing attempts list (646)... ranks 10th in Tech career passing yardage list (4,431)... ranks seventh in Tech singleseason passing completions list (398)... ranks eighth in Tech single-season passing attempts list (581)... ranks eighth in Tech single-season passing yardage list (4,004)... ranks eighth on Tech single-season passing yardage per game list (333.7)... ranks 10th in Tech single-season passing 47


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS touchdowns list (28)... played in 12 games (12 starts) and went 398-of-581 (68.5%) for 4,004 yards passing and 28 touchdowns with 10 interceptions while averaging 333.7 yards passing per game... rushed for 46 yards marking the most rushing yards by a Tech QB since 2005 (Cody Hodges - 191)... accounted for a total of 32 touchdowns with 28 passing TDs and four rushing TDs... became the eighth quarterback in school history to pass for over 4,000 yards in a season and the first since 2008 (Graham Harrell, 5,111)... passed for over 300 yards in nine games... passed for over 400 yards on three occasions... most 300-yard passing games by a Tech QB since 2008 (Harrell - 11)... 68.5 completion percentage marked the highest by a Tech QB since 2008... only Graham Harrell in 2007 and 2008 had a higher completion percentage in a season since 2000... collected eight multiple passing touchdown performances... went 41-of-52 for 355 yards passing with three touchdowns and two interceptions against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... went 37-of-53 for 315 yards and one touchdown with an interception at Missouri (11/19)... went 25-of-43 for 169 yards with an interception against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... reached the 3,000-yard passing mark for the season at Texas which marked the ninth straight season the Red Raiders have had a QB pass for at least 3,000 yards... went 40-of-55 for 381 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... 381-yards passing marked the most against the Longhorns this season... 381-yards passing at Texas marked the 68th most by a Red Raider QB in a single-game... 381-yards passing marked the 23rd most by a Red Raider QB in a road game... went 16-of-32 for 171 passing yards with zero touchdowns and threw two interceptions against Iowa State (10/29)... scored Tech’s only touchdown of the game on an eight-yard rushing touchdown... went 33-of-52 for 441 yards with four passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown without throwing an interception at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... most passing yards ever by a Red Raider QB against Oklahoma... tied for the 32nd most passing yards ever by a Tech QB... 11th most passing yards by a Tech QB in a road game... 7th most passing yards by a Tech QB in a Big 12 road contest... passed for over 400 yards in back-to-back Big 12 games... became first Tech QB to throw for over 400 yards in consecutive Big 12 games since 2008 (Graham Harrell - vs. Texas; vs. Oklahoma State)... went 43-of-63 for 461 yards passing with one touchdown, three interceptions and notched first career rushing touchdown against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... at halftime, was 25-of-34 for 296 yards with a touchdown against the Wildcats... 461 yards passing marks the 22nd most all-time for a Red Raider quarterback in a game... 461 passing yards are the 12th most for a Tech QB in a game played in Lubbock... 461 passing yards are the 15th most by a Red Raider QB against a league opponent... 461 yards passing are fifth most by a Big 12 quarterback in a game this season... went 44-of-66 for 391 yards passing with three touchdowns without tossing an interception against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... 44 completions are the most by a Red Raider QB since Taylor Potts threw 46 completions at Texas in 2009... 66 attempts are the most by a Red Raider QB since Graham Harrell threw 72 times against No. 3 Oklahoma in 2007... 66 passing attempts are the most by a Big 12 quarterback in a singlegame this season... 391-yards passing against the Aggies marked the fourth most ever by a Red Raider QB against A&M in Lubbock... 391-yards passing are the 61st most in a single-game in school history... 391-yards passing are the 37th most by a Red Raider QB in a game played in Lubbock... 75 total offensive plays against the Aggies marked the most by a player in the Big 12 this season... went 29-of-46 for 366 yards with three touchdowns with one interception at Kansas (10/1)... led game-winning drive in the fourth quarter to defeat Nevada 35-34 with a touchdown pass to WR Eric Ward with 36 seconds left to play... went 26-of-38 passing for 222 yards with three touchdowns without tossing an interception against the Wolf Pack (9/24)... marked the first time since 2008 Texas Tech had gone three consecutive games (vs. Texas State, at New Mexico, vs. Nevada) without throwing an INT... also ran for 83 yards on nine carries against Nevada... 83 yards rushing marked the most by a Texas Tech QB since Sept. 13, 1997 (Zebbie Lethridge, 88 yards vs. Southwest Louisiana)... posted a 48-yard run in the third quarter that marked the longest run by a Tech QB since the 1999 season opener at Arizona State (Rob Peters, 55-yard run)... had a career performance going 40-for-44 (90.1%) with 401 yards passing and five touchdowns at New Mexico (9/17)... 90.1 percent completion percentage marked a new NCAA all-time record for highest percentage of passes completed in a game (min. 40 completions)... previous record was held by former Red Raider QB Kliff Kingsbury (83.3%, 49-of-59 passing, at No. 23 Texas A&M on Oct. 5, 2002)... helped Texas Tech break the NCAA all-time team record for highest percentage of passes completed (min. 35 completions) with three Tech passers (Jacob Karam, Austin Zouzalik) combined going 45-of-50 for a 90 percent completion percentage against the Lobos... previous record held by South Carolina (vs. Mississippi State, 87%, 40-of-46 passing - Oct. 14, 1995)... completed 15 consecutive passes (first half) against New Mexico to tie an all-time school record (Taylor Potts, vs. Baylor in Cotton Bowl Stadium in 2010)... became the first Tech QB to pass for at least five touchdowns without tossing an interception since Graham Harrell (6 TD/0 INT) in 2008 against Oklahoma State (11/08) in Lubbock... became the sixth Texas Tech player to be awarded the AT&T All-America Player of the Week award (joined QB Taylor Potts, 2010; QB Graham Harrell, 2008; WR Michael Crabtree, 2008; PK Matt Williams, 2008; QB Sonny Cumbie, 2004)... made season debut passing for 326 yards on 23-of-33 passing with three touchdowns without throwing an interception in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... marked eighth consecutive year a Texas Tech QB has thrown for over 300 yards in season opener... marked first career 300-yard passing game... marked first career multi-passing touchdown performance.

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2010 Played in two games (back-up role) while going 3-of-4 for 58 yards passing on the season... passed for 58 yards on 3-of-4 passing (long of 21 yards) in the fourth quarter against Weber State (11/20)... made season debut off the bench at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13) in the fourth quarter... did not attempt a pass in first appearance of the season. 2009 Made first career start against Kansas ... completed 14-of-28 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown in one half of play ... connected with Detron Lewis on a 61-yard scoring strike ... played in the second half against Texas A&M ... finished the night 18-of-25 for 146 yards ... threw first career touchdown versus Kansas State. 2008 Redshirt season … scout team member. HIGH SCHOOL Frenship High School in Wolfforth, Texas … one of the most promising prep quarterbacks in the state despite missing each of the last two seasons with injuries … displayed his abilities in 7-on7 competitions for the Tigers, leading the team to the state tournament in College Station during the summer of 2007 … noted for his leadership, decision making and quick release, he appears to possess a number of qualities that will make him effective in operating the Tech offense … rated as a three-star prospect, the No. 4 quarterback and the No. 71 overall player in the state on Rivals.com’s Texas Top 100 for 2008 … also listed as the No. 18 overall pro-style passer in the nation by Rivals … a three-star player according to Scout.com … a member of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s ‘Top 100’ for 2008 … ranked the No. 4 quarterback and No. 43 overall player in the state on SuperPrep’s ‘Texas 110 for 2008’ … saw action as a sophomore, completing 115-of-171 attempts (67.2%) for 2,439 yards and 27 touchdowns at Crane High School in 2005 … also carried the ball 78 times, gaining 526 yards and adding three touchdowns on the ground during sophomore year … attended Texas Tech Football Camp prior to junior year … CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Florida, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Purdue … High School Coaches: Bobby Davis and Randy Doege. PERSONAL Seth Doege … born December 18, 1988, in San Angelo, Texas … son of Melinda and Randy Doege … has a younger brother, Jarrett … cousin, Kyle Herm, is a quarterback at Rice … father was head coach at Crane High School and is now an assistant at Frenship … enjoys fishing and playing competitive sports … career aspiration is to be a leader in whatever he does … majoring in exercise and sports sciences.

PASSING 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G Att Cmp Int Yds TD Lg Pct Avg/P Avg/G Effic 4 61 38 0 369 2 61 62.3 6.0 92.2 123.9 2 4 3 0 58 0 21 75.0 14.5 29.0 196.8 12 581 398 10 4004 28 56 68.5 6.9 333.7 138.9 12 496 349 14 3934 38 61 70.4 7.9 327.8 156.6 30 1142 788 24 8365 68 61 69.0 7.3 278.8 146.0

RUSHING 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 4 11 -51 0 5 -4.6 -12.8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 54 46 4 48 0.9 3.8 12 43 39 1 23 0.9 3.2 30 108 34 5 48 0.3 1.1

TOTAL OFFENSE 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G 4 2 12 12 30

Rush Pass Total Avg/G -51 369 318 79.5 0 58 58 29.0 46 4004 4050 337.5 39 3934 3973 331.1 34 8365 8399 280.0

CAREER HIGHS Pass Attempts__________________________________ 66, vs. Texas A&M (2011) Pass Completions___________________________________45, vs. Kansas (2012) Passing Yards________________________________ 499, vs. West Virginia (2012) Passing Touchdowns____________________________________ 7, at TCU (2012) Longest Pass_______________________________ 61 2x, vs. West Virginia (2012)* Rushing Yards____________________________________ 83, vs. Nevada (2011) * Indicates most recent high 48


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CORNELIUS DOUGLAS DB • 5-9 • 198 • Senior/3L Lawton, Okla./Lawton 2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Jim Thorpe National Defensive Back of the Week (10/3)... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/1)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Defensive Back of the Week (10/1)... made three tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior WR Austin Zouzalik as a team captain at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... tallied seven tackles (all solo) and three tackles for a loss of eight yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... became the first Red Raider cornerback to have three tackles for a loss in a game in over 12 years... had a career game at Iowa State (9/29) with first two career interceptions and three tackles (all solo)... second interception led to Tech’s third touchdown of the game to give the Red Raiders a 21-13 lead... became the first Red Raider with a pair of interceptions in a game since D.J. Johnson also picked off two passes in Tech’s 2011 Big 12 opener at Kansas... joined teammate Alex Torres as a team captain against the Cyclones... collected two tackles (both solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made two tackles (one solo) with a tackle for a loss of six yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Played in 12 games (10 starts) on both sides of the ball making 29 receptions for 329 yards (11.3 avg.) with one receiving touchdown... tallied 18 tackles (13 solo), broke up two passes, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble for a touchdown... became first Red Raider in over 11 years to make at least 15 tackles (18) and also make at least 25 receptions (29)... notched four tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made seven tackles (two solo) and forced one fumble that resulted in a safety (ball rolled out the back of the end zone) at Missouri (11/19)... scored Texas Tech’s only touchdown with a 37-yard fumble recovery for a TD while also making three tackles (two solo) and breaking up one pass as a DB against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... joined teammate Tramain Swindall as a captain for game against the Cowboys... caught two passes for 11 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... made six catches for 45 yards (long 25) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... caught five passes for 99 yards with first receiving touchdown of the season against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... tallied a 40-yard touchdown reception which marked a career-long catch... made six catches for 24 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... led team with 98 receiving yards on four catches at Kansas (10/1)... made four catches for 37 yards at New Mexico (9/17)... caught two passes for 15 yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Played in 13 games (0 starts) while making 20 receptions for 215 yards (10.8 avg.) with one touchdown and made four receptions for 29 yards... also made 11 tackles (nine solo) with one tackle for a loss of 23 yards and forced one fumble... caught two passes for 29 yards and made one tackle against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made two tackles against Houston (11/27)... rushed once for three yards and caught two passes for 32 yards against Weber State (11/20)... made one tackle (solo) at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... caught one pass for five yards and threw one pass (incomplete) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... made one catch for 11 yards and tallied two tackles (both assisted) at Texas A&M (10/30)... had a career game with four catches and 53 yards while catching first career touchdown pass against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... made one tackle (solo) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... played on both sides of the ball at Iowa State (10/2) with one reception and one solo tackle for a loss of yardage... made two receptions for eight yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... caught three passes for 49 yards in season opener against SMU (9/5). 2009 Had a reception for 12 yards against Kansas ... caught two passes for 11 yards versus North Dakota.

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2008 Redshirt season … scout team member. HIGH SCHOOL Lawton High School in Lawton, Okla. … a gifted athlete with a dynamic skill set, appeared at quarterback, defensive back and as a return man... chosen as an honorable mention all-state selection on offense by the Tulsa World following his senior season ...first-team Class 6A All-State choice on defense by OKPrepXtra.com ... completed 62-of-121 pass attempts for 828 yards and nine touchdowns at quarterback and rushed for 413 yards and 14 scores during senior season en route to being named the District 1-6A Offensive Player of the Year ... engineered the No. 4 ranked rush offense in Class 6A in 2007, a group that averaged 234.4 yards per contest ... led Wolverines to a 7-4 record and a berth in the Class 6A state playoffs during senior year... also averaged a reported 42.5 yards per attempt on 10 punts in 2007 ... completed 67-of-131 attempts as a junior, netting 1,033 passing yards and 10 touchdowns while also picking up 612 yards and adding 11 scores on the ground ... a three-star prospect and listed as the No. 3 athlete and No. 9 overall player in the state on Rivals.com’s Oklahoma Top 25 for 2008 ... ranked the No. 53 overall player in SuperPrep Magazine’s `Midlands 86 for 2008’ a list that features the top players from a region encompassing 11 states ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Iowa State, Kansas State, New Mexico and Tulsa. PERSONAL Cornelius Douglas ... born on September 20, 1989 in Lawton, Okla. ... son of Alvin Douglas and Debra Martin ... his father is a graduate of East Central University and his mother is a graduate of Cameron University and the University of Oklahoma ... has five siblings ... his uncle, John Douglas, played baseball at Oklahoma ... enjoys hunting, fishing and riding horses … majoring in psychology.

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2009 9 4 28 0 12 0.4 7.0 3.1 2010 13 20 215 1 28 1.5 10.8 16.5 2011 12 29 329 1 40 2.4 11.3 27.4 2012 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 TOTAL 40 53 572 2 40 1.3 10.8 14.3 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2009 9 2 28 0 0 0 30 3.3 2010 13 3 215 0 0 0 218 16.8 2011 12 0 329 0 7 0 336 28.0 2012 6 0 0 0 0 40 40 6.7 TOTAL 40 5 572 0 7 40 624 15.6 TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2009 9 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2010 13 9 2 11 1.0 23 0 1 0 0 2011 12 13 5 18 0.0 0 2 2 1 0 2012 6 16 1 17 4.0 14 2 0 0 0 TOTAL 40 39 8 47 5.0 37 4 3 1 0 INTERCEPTIONS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2009 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2010 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2011 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2012 6 2 40 0 40 20.0 6.7 TOTAL 40 2 40 0 40 20.0 1.0 CAREER HIGHS Receptions___________________________________ 6 2x, at Oklahoma (2011)* Yards______________________________________ 99, vs. Kansas State (2011) Touchdowns______________________________ 1 3x, vs. Oklahoma State (2011)* Longest Reception______________________________ 40, vs. Kansas State (2011) All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 99, vs. Kansas State (2011) Tackles_____________________________________ 7 2x, vs. Oklahoma (2012)* Tackles For Loss__________________________________ 3, vs. Oklahoma (2012) Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions____________________________________2, at Iowa State (2012) Fumbles Recovered_____________________________ 1, vs. Oklahoma State (2011) * Indicates most recent high 49


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LB • 6-1 • 220 • Sophomore/1L Garland, Texas/Lakeview Centennial

P • 6-1 • 191 • Junior/2L Lake Travis, Texas/Lake Travis

SAM EGUAVOEN

2012 Second on the team with eight tackles (seven solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had five tackles (three solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... tallied four tackles (all solo) with a tackle for a loss against Kansas (11/10)... had three tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... tied for the team lead with eight tackles (four solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made four tackles (all solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had two tackles (both solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... notched one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had three tackles (all solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... posted a tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... recorded two tackles (both solo) at Texas State (9/8)... tied for second on the team with four tackles (three solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense... played in 12 games (5 starts) making 30 tackles (25 solo) with one tackle for a loss of a yard... second on the team among all freshmen in tackles (LB Blake Dees, 32)... made 11 tackles (nine solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... posted one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... collected one tackle (solo) against Iowa State (10/29)... made three tackles (two solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... assisted on one tackle at Kansas (10/1)... second on the team with eight tackles (all solo), including one tackle for a loss of a yard against Nevada (9/24)... made first career start at linebacker and made two tackles (one solo) at New Mexico (9/17)... made collegiate debut with three tackles (all solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3). HIGH SCHOOL Lakeview Centennial High School in Garland, Texas… three-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN. com ... Second-Team District 10-5A ... posted 118 total tackles as a senior with 64 solo and 55 assisted ... logged four sacks, one interception, two pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries… also played basketball as a prep… High School Coach: Don Willis. PERSONAL Sam Ehi Eguavoen… born February 22, 1993, in Dallas, Texas… son of Esosa and Patience Eguavoen… has an older sister, LaTricia, an older brother, Andre, and a younger brother, Owen… enjoys drawing and singing… majoring in art at Texas Tech.

TACKLES 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 12 25 5 30 1.0 1 0 12 35 10 45 1.5 1 0 24 60 15 75 2.5 2 0

FF FR Blkd 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_________________________________________ 11, vs. Baylor (2011) Tackles For Loss__________________________________ 1 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)* Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high

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RYAN ERXLEBEN

- Ranks 4th all-time in Texas Tech career history in punting average (41.6). 2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)...Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Punter of the Week (10/22)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: sixth in yards/punt (42.1)... punted once for 36 yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... punted six times with an average of 40.8 yards/punt with one going inside the 20yard line at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... notched four punts averaging 43.8/punt with a long of 57 and with one punt going inside the 20-yard line... punted three times while averaging 41.3 yards/punt with one going inside the 20-yard line against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... tallied three punts for an average of 26.3 yards/punt with a long of 36 at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made eight punts - averaging 47.4 - with a long of 60 yards and with two coming inside the 20-yard line at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made just one punt for 54 yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... tallied four punts for 164 yards - averaging 41.0 - with a long of 47 against No. 14 Oklahoma (10.6)... punted five times for 225 yards - averaging 45.0 - with a long of 50, two touchbacks and one punt going inside the 20-yard line at Iowa State (9/29)... punted once (35 yards) against New Mexico (9/15)... did not record a punt at Texas State (9/8)... marked the first time Tech did not punt in a game since 2008 (vs. Baylor)... punted only once (41 yards) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Kansas City Star All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Academic AllBig 12 (2nd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: ranked 42nd in yards per punt (41.7)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ranked fifth in yards per punt (41.7)... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: ranks fourth on Tech career yards per punt average (41.3)... played in all 12 games while making 57 punts for 2,376 yards (41.7 avg.) with five touchbacks, 15 fair catches and with 19 punts going inside the 20-yard line... 14 punts went for at least 50 yards... made six punts for 238 yards (39.7 avg.) with one punt inside the 20-yard line and with one touchback against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... notched five punts for an average of 51.4 yards (257 yards) with three punts going inside the 20-yard line at Missouri (11/19)... averaged 44.4 yards per punt on seven tries (311 yards) with one touchback and two punts inside the 20-yard line against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... averaged 46.2 yards per punt on four tries (185 yards) with a long of 55 yards while tallying one touchback and one punt going inside the 20-yard line at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... recorded nine punts for 385 yards (42.8 avg.) with a long of 55 yards with two punts inside the 20-yard line and one touchback against Iowa State (10/29)... marked the first time Texas Tech made nine punts in a game since 2000 (at Kansas State)... made six punts and averaged 37.3 yards per punt with a long of 52 yards and with three punts going inside the 20-yard line at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... punted twice for 92 yards (46.0 avg.) with one punt going inside the 20-yard line against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... notched three punts for 124 yards (41.3 avg) with one punt going inside the 20-yard line against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... punted five times for 186 yards (37.2 avg.) with a long of 52 yards at Kansas (10/1)... recorded three punts for an average of 41.3 yards per punt (124 total yards) with three going inside the 20-yard line against Nevada (9/24)... tallied just one punt for 38 yards at New Mexico (9/17)... made five punts - two going inside the 20-yard line - for an average of 29.8 yards per punt against Texas State (9/3) in the season opener. 2010 Redshirted 2009 Averaged 44.5 yards per punt on two punts against Michigan State ... pinned Baylor inside their 10 on one of three punts … best game since Houston earlier in the year with 46.0 average on four punts in win over Oklahoma ... two touchbacks ... had a career long of 55 ... averaged 43.0 yards on four punts ... third game over 40.0 yard average (UH, A&M) ... placed one inside the 20 50


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS ... pinned Kansas deep all day with five of seven punts fielded inside the 20 ... averaged 39.7 yards per punt, but kicked from short field much of the day ... punted three times for an average of 43.3 versus Texas A&M... averaged 36 yards per punt in the win at Nebraska ... had a long of 47 ... had one punt in the win over Kansas State, a 35-yard effort that pinned the Wildcats inside their own 20 ... punted four times against New Mexico for a 39.0 average, but was punting to a short field much of the time ... placed three punts inside the 20, including two inside UNM’s 5-yard line ... averaged 46.4 yards per punt in first full game at punter at Houston ... also recorded long punts of 50 and 54 yards ... placed four inside the 20 to pin Houston back ... punted four times in debut at Texas, placing one inside the 20. HIGH SCHOOL Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas … named all-state as a punter and defensive end … member of the two-time state champions going 15-1 in 2007 and 16-0 in 2008 … named team captain senior year and defensive most valuable player … averaged 42.8 yards per punt and totaled 96 tackles his senior year … coached by Chad Morris … also involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes. PERSONAL Ryan Erxleben … born May 3, 1991, in Dallas, Texas … son of Russell and Kim Erxleben … father played for the University of Texas and later for the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions … has two sisters, Erin and Lauren … participated in football during high school … hobbies include playing golf, exercising, wake surfing and sky diving … majoring in exercise sports science.

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SaDALE FOSTER RB • 5-7 • 187 • Junior/TR Riverside, Calif./J.W. North/Riverside CC 2012 BIG 12 RANKINGS: sixth in kick-return average (21.8)... made eight carries for 49 yards (long 20) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... rushed four times for 18 yards (4.5 avg.) and caught three passes for four yards at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... carried five times for 15 yards with six receptions and 36 yards (long 13) against Kansas (11/10)... carried four times for 28 yards (long 15) with one kick return for 40 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... rushed four times for 15 yards with a rushing touchdown and caught two passes for six yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made seven carries for 24 yards (long 12) and caught one pass for a yard at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... rushed 10 times for 82 yards (8.2 AVG) with a touchdown against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... averaged the most yards (8.2) by a Red Raider (min. 10 carries) since 2010 (Baron Batch - 8.3, 11 carries - at Oklahoma)... led all players with 133 all-purpose yards with 11 rushes for 46 yards, three catches for 26 yards and 63 kick-return yards while scoring first career touchdown (rushing - 3 yards) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made three carries for five yards at Iowa State (9/29)... rushed 10 times for 64 yards (6.4 avg.) and returned two kickoffs for 50 yards against New Mexico (9/15)... led the team with 122 all-purpose yards with 10 rushes for 56 yards (long 15), one catch for three yards and returned two kickoffs for 67 yards (long 40) at Texas State (9/8)... made 11 carries for 44 yards on the ground with one catch for seven yards in career debut against Northwestern State (9/1) in season opener. HIGH SCHOOL John W. North High School in Riverside, Calif… also competed in track while in high school. RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Riverside Community College in Riverside, Calif... unanimous First-Team All-National Division East Conference selection as a punt returner in 2011 ... SUPERPREP JUCO team ... helped lead his team to a perfect 11-0 season and a win over Saddleback in the Golden State Bowl ... ended his career at Riverside with a 21-1 record in two seasons ... as a punt returner, he compiled 24 returns for a 13.4 average and scored one touchdown ... also added 22 kick returns for a 28.5 return average ... as a wide receiver he caught 56 passes for 750 yards and scored 12 touchdowns ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Louisiana Tech, New Mexico State, Sacramento State and Texas-San Antonio.

PUNTING 2009 2011 2012 TOTAL

G No. Yards 11 43 1756 12 57 2376 12 37 1556 35 137 5688

Lg Avg 55 40.8 59 41.7 60 42.1 60 41.5

CAREER HIGHS Punts________________________________________ 9, vs. Iowa State (2011) Punt Average___________________________________ 51.4, at Missouri (2011) Inside the 20______________________________________ 5, vs. Kansas (2009) Long Punt_________________________________________ 60, at TCU (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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PERSONAL SaDale Foster… born September 2, 1992 in Long Beach, Calif… son of Cedric and Ritza Foster… has three siblings, Cedric, Jr., Denzel and Tiffany… undeclared major at Texas Tech.

JAKEEM GRANT

IR • 5-6 • 163 • Freshman/RS Mesquite, Texas/Mesquite Horn 2012 College Football Performance Award - National Kick Returner of the Week (11/25)... caught two passes for eight yards and took a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... it marked the first Red Raider to return a kickoff for a touchdown since 2002 (Vincent Meeks, 98 yards, at No. 4 Oklahoma)... recorded three passes for 31 yards (long 22) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... had six catches for 32 yards with a receiving touchdown against Kansas (11/10)... caught three passes for five yards and carried once for a yard at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... caught a touchdown in the second overtime and made three catches for 45 yards at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught four passes for 37 yards (long 19) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made two catches for 23 yards (long 12) at Iowa State (9/29)... caught two passes for three yards against New Mexico (9/15)... made five catches for 78 yards (long 42) at Texas State (9/8)... caught three passes for 25 yards and rushed once for three yards in career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2010 Redshirt season. HIGH SCHOOL Mesquite Horn High School in Mesquite, Texas… three-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN.com ... was a First-Team Dallas Morning News SportsDay All-Area selection ... PrepStar All-Midlands team ... as a senior he posted 516 rushing yards on 66 carries and nine touchdowns ... logged 1,306 receiving yards on 79 receptions and hauled in 13 touchdown catches… earned all-state honors in both football and track and field… High School Coach: Rodney Webb.

RUSHING 2012 TOTAL RECEIVING 2012 TOTAL

G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 12 87 440 3 53 5.1 36.7 12 87 440 3 53 5.1 36.7 G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 12 17 83 0 22 1.4 4.9 6.9 12 17 83 0 22 1.4 4.9 6.9

PERSONAL Jakeem Grant… born October 30, 1992, in Athens, Texas… son of Keith Grant and Sylvia Whittaker… has two brothers… enjoys working out and playing basketball… majoring in exercise and sports sciences.

KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2012 12 18 392 0 40 21.8 32.7 TOTAL 12 18 392 0 40 21.8 32.7 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR 2012 12 440 83 0 392 0 TOTAL 12 440 83 0 392 0

Total Avg/G 915 76.2 915 76.2

CAREER HIGHS Rushes____________________________________ 11 2x, vs. Oklahoma (2012)* Rushing Yards_________________________________ 82, vs. West Virginia (2012) Rushing Touchdowns____________________________ 1 3x, at Kansas State (2012)* Longest Rush_________________________________ 53, vs. West Virginia (2012) Receptions_______________________________________ 6, vs. Kansas (2012) Receiving Yards____________________________________36, vs. Kansas (2012) Receiving Touchdowns_________________________________________ None Longest Reception________________________________22, vs. Oklahoma (2012) Total Touchdowns_____________________________ 1 2x, vs. West Virginia (2012)* Kickoff Returns_________________________________ 7, at Kansas State (2012) Kickoff Return Yards_____________________________ 116, at Kansas State (2012) Longest Kickoff Return______________________________ 40 2x, vs. Texas (2012)* All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 137, at Kansas State (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2012 12 33 287 3 42 2.8 8.7 23.9 TOTAL 12 33 287 3 42 2.8 8.7 23.9 KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2012 12 3 118 1 97 39.3 9.8 TOTAL 12 3 118 1 97 39.3 9.8 CAREER HIGHS Receptions_______________________________________ 6, vs. Kansas (2012) Yards________________________________________78, at Texas State (2012) Touchdowns____________________________________ 1 3x, vs. Kansas (2012)* Longest Reception________________________________42, at Texas State (2012) All-Purpose Yards_________________________________78, at Texas State (2012) Kickoff Returns_____________________________________ 2, vs. Baylor (2012) Kickoff Return Yards________________________________ 103, vs. Baylor (2012) Longest Kickoff Return________________________________ 97, vs. Baylor (2012) Kickoff Return for a Touchdown____________________________ 1, vs. Baylor (2012) * Indicates most recent high 52


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DE • 6-2 • 281 • Junior/2L Austin, Texas/Lyndon B. Johnson 2012 San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... AP All-Big 12 (1st Team)... All-Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year (Honorable Mention)...All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... CBS Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Midseason CBS Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason ESPN All-Big 12 (1st Team)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Defensive Lineman of the Week (9/3)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: third in tackles for a loss (13.5)... fifth in sacks (5.0)... 49th in tackles/game (4.3)... leads the Big 12 with 10.5 tackles for a loss in league play... most tackles for a loss by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since Brandon Sharpe had 14.0 in 2009... led the team with 11 tackles (five solo), including two tackles for a loss of three yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had two tackles (both solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made eight tackles (six solo) with two tackles for a loss and a sack against Kansas (11/10)... notched four tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... collected four tackles (three solo), including one for a loss of three and broke up a pass at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five tackles (four solo) with 2.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards and had a sack (loss of 6) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... collected six tackles (all solo), including one for a loss of two, against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... had two tackles (both solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... tallied five tackles (four solo) with two sacks (loss of 11) and recovered first career fumble at Iowa State (9/29)... became the first Red Raider with two sacks in a game since 2010 (Pearlie Graves, 2 - at Colorado)... notched two tackles (both solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... broke up one pass at Texas State (9/8)... made three tackles - all for a loss - with two pass breakups and one sack (loss of 4) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Played in 12 games (12 starts) with 42 tackles (29 solo) while making 5.0 tackles for a loss (loss of 10 yards), 1.5 sacks, forced one fumble, broke up three passes and had three quarterback hurries... fifth on the team in tackles... had six games making at least five tackles... made five tackles (three solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... had six tackles (two solo) with 0.5 credited with a sack at Missouri (11/19)... posted two tackles (both solo) with one tackle for a loss with a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... notched five tackles (one solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... joined teammate Alex Torres as a captain for game against the Longhorns... tallied five tackles (all solo) with 1.0 tackles for a loss against Iowa State (10/29)... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... tallied seven tackles (four solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Kansas (10/1)... made five tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of seven yards, including one sack against Nevada (9/24)... notched two tackles (both solo), broke up one pass and forced one fumble at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut with one quarterback hurry in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Played in 11 games (3 starts) making 13 tackles (six solo) with 3.5 tackles for a loss of 17 yards, two sacks and broke up two passes, forced two fumbles and had two quarterback hurries on the season... made two tackles (one solo) and posted 1.5 tackles for a loss with one quarterback hurry against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... broke up one pass against Houston (11/27)... collected two tackles (both solo) with one sack for a loss of 10 yards, broke up one pass and forced a fumble against Weber State (11/20)... made three tackles (one solo) and forced one fumble at Texas A&M (10/30)... recorded first career sack (sixyard loss) and had four tackles (one solo) at New Mexico (9/11)...made career debut with a tackle (solo) on SMU’s (9/5) second drive of the game during the season opener. 2009 Redshirt season

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HIGH SCHOOL Three-star (Rivals.com, Scout.com) defensive end from Lyndon B. Johnson High School in Austin, Texas ... PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... No. 40 defensive end nationally, per Scout.com ... No. 52 defensive end nationally, according to Rivals.com ... tough, imposing presence ... good short area quickness and explodes to the ball ... Class 4A All-State second team ... possesses good size, athleticism and plays aggressive ... senior season was first at defensive end ... totaled over 100 tackles for the second-straight season ... had 153 tackles and five sacks as a junior and showed his athleticism with two interceptions ... clocked at 4.6 in the 40 ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Utah, Toledo, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Minnesota and New Mexico ... High School Coach: Demo Odems. PERSONAL Kerry Hyder Jr. ... born May 2, 1991, in Austin, Texas ... Kerry Hyder and Jacqueline Nash ... has five siblings ... cousin, Chris Houston, plays for the Detroit Lions ... majoring in restaurant, hotel and institutional management.

TACKLES 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL SACKS 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total 11 6 7 13 12 29 13 42 12 41 11 52 35 76 31 107

TFL Yds 3.5 17 5.0 10 13.5 43 22.0 70

PD 2 3 4 9

FF FR Blkd 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0

G UA A Total Yds 11 2 0 2.0 16 12 1 1 1.5 4 12 5 0 5.0 25 35 8 1 8.5 45

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_________________________________________ 11, vs. Baylor (2012) Tackles For Loss______________________________________2.5, at TCU (2012) Sacks_________________________________________2, at Iowa State (2012) Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered_________________________________1, at Iowa State (2012) * Indicates most recent high 53


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lected six tackles (all solo) at Colorado (10/23)... finished with five tackles (all solo), broke up two passes and intercepted Oklahoma State (10/16) quarterback Brandon Weeden in the third quarter with 3:55 on the clock... had two tackles (both solo) and made one tackle for a loss of one yard against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... made two tackles (one solo) at Iowa State (10/2)... had a career-high seven tackles (six solo) and marked first career tackle for a loss against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... made six tackles (four solo) at New Mexico (9/11)...intercepted SMU quarterback Kyle Padron in the third quarter with 7:42 on the clock during season opener (9/5)... recorded three tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass.

S • 6-0 • 190 • Senior/3L Austin, Texas/St. Stephen’s Episcopal

2009 Played in 12 games on the season … posted five tackles twice … tallied 14 total tackles on the year … first career interception came at Texas … posted six pass breakups.

2012 All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ninth in solo tackles (62)... 21st in tackles/game (6.3)... posted four tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior teammates Cody Davis, Seth Doege and Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Bears...has led the team in tackles in back-to-back games... led team with nine tackles (seven solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... led the team with 10 tackles (nine solo) with one pass breakup against Kansas (11/10)... posted six tackles (four solo) and broke up a pass against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... joined senior WR Alex Torres as a team captain against the Longhorns... made five tackles (four solo) and broke up a pass at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... collected an interception, broke up a pass and made eight tackles (four solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... posted six tackles (five solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... led the team with 10 tackles (nine solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... became the first Red Raider with 10 tackles in a game this season... among team leaders with four tackles (two solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... led the team in tackles for the second straight week with five (all solo) and broke up one pass against New Mexico (9/15)... led the team with six tackles (all solo) at Texas State (9/8)... among team leaders with three tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of 13 yards and tallied first career sack (loss of 8) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1)... joined senior quarterback Seth Doege as a team captain for season opener against the Demons.

HIGH SCHOOL Three-star (Rivals.com, Scout.com) athlete from St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas ... No. 69 cornerback nationally, per Scout.com ... PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... clocked at 4.4 in the 40 ... rushed for 1,445 yards and 18 touchdowns on 174 carries as a senior and also threw for 1,053 yards and eight touchdowns ... multi-talented player also rushed for 20 touchdowns as a junior and threw for 10 more ... finished high school career with more than 4,000 rushing yards and 46 scores, while passing for more than 2,100 yards and 25 touchdowns ... averaged over 9.0 yards per carry in high school ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Marshall ... High School Coach: George Kirk.

2011 Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: tied for 34th in solo tackles (83)... tied for 37th in solo tackles per game (5.1)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for fourth in forced fumbles (3)... tied for eighth in solo tackles (61)... tied for 16th in tackles per game (6.9)... played in 12 games (12 starts) with 83 tackles (61 solo), led the team with two interceptions (40 yards of INT return), made 0.5 tackles for a loss, broke up three passes, forced three fumbles and recovered one fumble... second on the team in tackles... made double-figure tackles on three occasions... made at least eight tackles in a game six times... became first Red Raider since 2008 (Darcel McBath) to lead the team in interceptions and rank in the top two on the team in tackles... made 12 tackles (eight solo) and forced two fumbles against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... collected six tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Missouri (11/19)... made eight tackles (seven solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... second on the team with 10 tackles (six solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... notched four tackles (two solo) against Iowa State (10/29)... recorded five tackles (three solo) and forced one fumble at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... made three tackles (all solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... led team with nine tackles (all solo) and broke up three passes against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made three tackles (one solo) with two interceptions (40 return yards) at Kansas (10/1)... interceptions came on back-to-back Kansas possessions in the second quarter... first Red Raider with two interceptions in a game since Jarvis Phillips posted two against No. 4 Texas in 2010... tied with four other league players with the most interceptions in a single-game by a Big 12 player... led team making 13 tackles (11 solo) against Nevada (9/24)... posted 10 tackles during the first half marking the most tackles by a Red Raider in the first half since Marlon Williams also made 10 at Texas A&M on Oct. 10, 2008... marked the most tackles by a Red Raider since Bront Bird tallied 14 (13 solo) against Oklahoma State on Oct. 16, 2010... recovered one fumble and made a tackle (solo) at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut leading team with nine tackles (all solo) against Texas State (9/3). 2010 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... NCAA RANKINGS: tied for 87th in interceptions (3)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for 10th in interceptions (3)... played in 12 games (8 starts) making 43 tackles (37 solo) with three interceptions, two tackles for a loss of four yards and broke up four passes on the season... broke up one pass against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made three tackles (all solo) and intercepted Houston quarterback David Piland in the fourth quarter with 1:49 on the clock and returned the interception 33 yards (11/27)... tallied two tackles (both solo) against Weber State (11/20)... made three tackles (all solo) at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... posted four tackles (two solo) at Texas A&M (10/30)... col-

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PERSONAL D.J. Johnson ... born April 7, 1990, in Austin, Texas ... son of Darnell Johnson and Keisha Mitchell ... has two siblings... majoring in arts and sciences.

TACKLES 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 12 22 2 24 0.0 0 7 12 37 6 43 2.0 4 7 12 61 22 83 0.5 1 5 12 62 14 76 2.0 13 6 48 182 44 226 4.5 18 25

FF FR Blkd 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0

INTERCEPTIONS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2009 12 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.6 2010 12 3 44 0 33 14.7 3.7 2011 12 2 40 0 24 20.0 3.3 2012 12 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.2 TOTAL 48 7 106 0 33 15.1 2.2 CAREER HIGHS Tackles________________________________________ 13, vs. Nevada (2011) Tackles For Loss__________________________________ 1 2x, vs. Baylor (2010)* Sacks___________________________________ 1, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Interceptions______________________________________ 2, at Kansas (2011) Fumbles Recovered________________________________1, at New Mexico (2011) * Indicates most recent high 54


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DB • 5-7 • 171 • Junior/TR Eastvale, Calif./Roosevelt/Riverside CC

WR • 6-3 • 203 • Senior/TR Lawton, Okla./Lawton/Butler CC

2012 Tallied three tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... collected a tackle (solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... had one tackle (solo) with two pass breakups against Kansas (10/11)... made five tackles (four solo) with two tackles for a loss of 10 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... posted five tackles (all solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... notched five tackles (four solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... had one tackle (solo) and broke up one pass against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made four tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass against New Mexico (9/15)... tallied one tackle (solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut making one tackle (assisted) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 Made one reception for six yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... caught a pass for 10 yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made three catches for 43 yards with a touchdown against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... caught four passes for 40 yards and recorded first career touchdowns with a 12-yard and three-yard catch in the end zone - both from backup QB Michael Brewer - in the fourth quarter of season opener against Northwestern State (9/1)... becomes the seventh Red Raider in the Tommy Tuberville era to record a multiple receiving touchdown performance.

BRUCE JONES

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, Calif… three-star prospect by Rivals and a two-star prospect by Scout ... collected all-conference honors during both freshman and sophomore seasons… registered 31 total tackles at Riverside in 2011, including 17 solo and two tackles for loss ... notched four interceptions for 158 yards ... 12 pass breakups ... one forced fumble… CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: New Mexico State. HIGH SCHOOL Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, Calif… received first team all-league at two positions (MLB and SS)… earned defensive MVP honors as a junior and senior… notched 109 tackles, five interceptions, three sacks and forced three fumbles… High School Coach: Bill Stayce. PERSONAL Bruce Jones… born August 5, 1992 in Inglewood, Calif… son of Beejay Jones and Lashuntia Taylor… has three siblings, De’channe Lane, Gregory Sanders and Tejon Jones… hobbies include playing video board games, snowboarding and miniature golf… psychology major at Texas Tech.

MARCUS KENNARD

2011 Played in 11 games (zero starts) with 12 receptions for 182 yards... averaged 15.2 yards per catch and 16.5 yards per contest... 15.2 yards per catch is the best by a Texas Tech player (with at least 10 REC) since 2008 (Edward Britton, 16.5 avg. - 35 catches/577 yards)... posted one catch for five yards against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made one catch for six yards at Missouri (11/19)... caught one pass for 35 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... tallied three catches for 75 yards at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... made three catches for 25 yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... caught one pass for 17 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made one catch for 12 yards at Kansas (10/1)... caught first career pass for seven yards against Nevada (9/24)... made career debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3). BUTLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan… four-star prospect by Rivals ... one of the top junior college wide receivers in the country with an excellent vertical leap ... led team with 45 receptions and 893 receiving yards ... averaged 74.4 yards per-game and 19.8 yards per-catch ... piled up 13 touchdown receptions and led the team in scoring with 80 points ... was a First-Team All-Jayhawk Conference selection ... Second-Team NJCAA All-America… No. 12 on the Superprep JUCO Top 100… Head Coach: Troy Morrell. HIGH SCHOOL Lawton High School in Lawton, Okla… named Old Spice Player of the Year… caught the most touchdowns in Class 6A as a senior with 13… also recorded 638 receiving yards… tabbed allstate as a senior… participated in the Oil Bowl (Oklahoma vs. Texas)… earned academic honor roll status… also participated in basketball as a prep… High School Coach: Randy Breeze. PERSONAL Marcus Terrill Kennard… born October 16, 1990, in Leesville, La… son of Anthony Kennard and Tammie Kennard, step mom is Erin Kennard… has two older brothers, Brandon and Antony, and a younger sister, Taneka… brother, Brandon, played college football at Langston University… enjoys hanging out with friends… majoring in psychology at Texas Tech.

TACKLES 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 12 26 3 29 2.0 10 7 0 0 0 12 26 3 29 2.0 10 7 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles________________________________________ 5 3x, vs. Texas (2012)* Tackles For Loss____________________________________ 2.0, vs. Texas (2012) Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions______________________________________________ None Pass Breakups__________________________________ 3, vs. West Virginia (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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DARRIN MOORE

WR • 6-4 • 216 • Senior/2L Irving, Texas/McArthur/Blinn College - Moved into a tie for 4th place in Tech single-season history with 13 touchdown receptions. - Moved into a tie for 5th place in Tech career history with 22 touchdown receptions. - Has 16 touchdown receptions over his last 13 games played (dates back to 2011). - Has caught at least one touchdown pass in 10 of his last 13 games played. - Has at least 5 receptions in all 11 games played this year - 13 straight games with at least 5 receptions dating back to 2011. 2012 All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd team)... NCAA RANKINGS: fourth in receiving touchdowns (13)... 15th in receptions/ game (7.36)... 18th in receptions (81)... 31st in receiving yards/game (86.2)... 37th in receiving yards (948)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in receiving touchdowns (13)... fifth in receptions (81)... fifth in receptions/game (7.4)... sixth in receiving yards (948)... sixth in receiving yards/ game (86.2)... sixth in touchdowns scored (13)... one of only three Red Raiders over the past 12 years with at least 10 receiving touchdowns in Big 12 play (Michael Crabtree - 2007 & 2008, Lyle Leong - 2010)... has three 100-yard receiving performances this season (5 career)... has caught multiple touchdown receptions four times this season (6 career)... went over 100-yards receiving for the second straight game with 13 catches for 186 yards and two touchdown catches against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had 146 receiving yards at halftime marking the most by a Red Raider in the first half since 2007 (Michael Crabtree - 152 - at Oklahoma State on Sept. 22, 2007)... 186 yards marks the most receiving yards by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since 2007 (Michael Crabtree - 9 catches, 195 yards, 2 TD - at Texas on Nov. 10, 2007)... tallied nine receptions for 140 yards with a touchdown at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... marked second 100-yard receiving performance this season (4th career)... recorded nine catches for 74 yards with two touchdown catches against Kansas (11/10)... joined senior teammate DL Leon Mackey as a team captain against the Jayhawks... caught seven passes for 108 yards (long 24) against No. 22 Texas (11/3) - marking his first 100-yard game of the season (3rd career) and first since Sept. 17, 2011 (at New Mexico - 118)... also marked first career Big 12 100-yard receiving performance... tallied nine catches for 63 yards (long 14) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five receptions for 63 yards with one touchdown catch at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught nine passes for 92 yards with three touchdowns against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... marked second multiple touchdown performance this season (4th career)... marked first three-touchdown effort of the season (2nd career)... made five catches for 80 yards (long 35) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... caught five passes for 20 yards with a touchdown at Iowa State (9/29)... marked fourth touchdown catch of the season (13th career)... caught one touchdown pass and had five receptions for 49 yards against New Mexico (9/15)... made season debut recording five catches for 73 yards with two touchdowns at Texas State (9/8)... marked first multiple receiving touchdown performance of the season (third career). 2011 Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation’s Top WR)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ninth in receptions/ game (5.2)... tied for ninth in 100-yard receiving games (2)... 10th in receiving yards per game (63.4)... played in 9 games (6 starts) with 47 receptions for 571 yards with eight receiving touchdowns... averaged 12.1 yards per catch and 63.4 yards per contest... ranked second on the team in receiving touchdowns, third in receptions and third in receiving yards... posted two 100-yard performances... tallied two multiple receiving touchdown games... made six catches for 74 yards and caught two touchdown passes against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... led team with nine catches and also with 88 yards receiving with a touchdown catch at Missouri (11/19)... caught three passes for 21 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... made six receptions for 34 yards with a touchdown at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... first touchdown reception since Week 2 at New Mexico... caught one pass for 11 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... returned from an ankle injury making one catch for four yards at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... caught nine passes for 118 yards and scored three touchdowns at New Mexico (9/17)... marked first career

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multiple touchdown game... marked the first time a Tech player caught three touchdowns in the first half since Sept. 22, 2007 (Michael Crabtree, at Oklahoma State)... became the first Red Raider with at least 100 yards receiving in the first half since the 2010 season opener (Lyle Leong, 8 catches, 100 yards vs. SMU)... made season debut with a career performance with 12 receptions for 221 yards and one touchdown in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... marked the most receiving yards ever by a Texas Tech receiver in a season opener... most receiving yards by a Big 12 receiver during the season... 12 catches ranks tied for ninth all-time in school single-game history... most receptions in a game by a Red Raider since Michael Crabtree caught 12 passes against Oklahoma on Nov. 17, 2007, in Lubbock... 221 yards receiving ranks 10th all-time in school single-game history... most receiving yards in a game by a Red Raider since Michael Crabtree (237 yards) and Danny Amendola (233) both entered the record books against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., on Sept. 22, 2007... 221 yards were the most by any receiver in NCAA College Football (FBS or FCS) during Week 1. 2010 Played in 12 games (1 start) making 15 receptions for 117 yards receiving (7.8 avg.) with one touchdown on the season… was one of 10 Tech receivers with double-figure receptions… caught two passes for two yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas… marked season-highs with four catches for 51 yards receiving against Weber State (11/20)… made two receptions for eight yards, including first career touchdown catch for three yards from WR Detron Lewis at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)… marked the first passing touchdown by non-Texas Tech quarterback in over 15 years… notched one catch for seven yards against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)… made two catches for 26 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)… made first career start at wide receiver and caught a one-yard pass at Colorado (10/23)… made one catch for two yards at Iowa State (10/2)… made first career catch at New Mexico (9/11) while finishing with two grabs for 10 yards… made career debut in season-opener against SMU (9/5). BLINN COLLEGE Blinn College… helped lead team to NJCAA National Championship in 2009… made 35 catches for 537 yards with five touchdowns as a freshman… teammates with Heisman Trophy winner QB Cam Newton. HIGH SCHOOL MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas… played for head coach Brian Basil and assistant coach David Beaty… recorded 1,012 receiving yards and caught 10 touchdown passes as a senior… named first team all-conference as a senior. PERSONAL Darrin Moore… born January 20, 1990, in Kokomo, Ind… son of Darrin Moore and Stacey Moore… has an older brother, Chris, and a younger sister, Kandace… enjoys playing video games, eating and hanging out with friends… majoring in human science.

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2010 12 15 117 1 19 1.2 7.8 9.8 2011 9 47 571 8 56 5.2 12.1 63.4 2012 11 81 948 13 57 7.4 11.7 86.2 TOTAL 32 143 1636 22 57 4.5 11.4 51.1 CAREER HIGHS Receptions_______________________________________ 13, vs. Baylor (2011) Yards______________________________________ 221, vs. Texas State (2011) Touchdowns_________________________________ 3 2x, vs. West Virginia (2012) Longest Reception_____________________________57, at Oklahoma State (2012) All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 221, vs. Texas State (2011) * Indicates most recent high 56


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CB • 5-10 • 180 • Senior/2L Odessa, Texas/Permian

2009 Scout team member. HIGH SCHOOL Permian High School in Odessa, Texas PERSONAL Eugene Neboh ... born June 13, 1990, in Weatherford, Okla.... son of Eugene and Stella Neboh... has three younger brothers, Felix, Richard and Dexter… enjoys playing video games, sleeping and spending time with family... majoring in physical therapy.

- Became only the 3rd Red Raider since 2002 (Jamar Wall - 2009, Joselio Hanson - 2002) with four pass breakups in a single game with four against No. 4 West Virginia. 2012 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: 38th in pass breakups (13)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: sixth in pass breakups (13)... made five tackles (all solo) with three pass breaksups against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... collected four tackles (one solo) with one pass breakup at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made one tackle (solo) against Kansas (11/10)... collected five tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... joined senior teammate WR Tyson Williams as a team captain against the Wildcats... third on the team with seven tackles (six solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... recorded two tackles (both solo) and broke up four passes against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... four pass breakups is the most by a Red Raider since 2009 (Jamar Wall, 4 - vs. Oklahoma)... became the third Red Raider since 2002 to post at least four pass breakups in a single-game (Wall - 2009, Hanson - 2002)... collected two tackles (both solo) with two pass breakups against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had three tackles (one solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... made two tackles (both solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... joined senior OL Deveric Gallington as a team captain against the Lobos... tallied three tackles (all solo) and led the team with two pass breakups at Texas State (9/8)... among team leaders with three tackles (all solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Played in 10 games (5 starts) with 11 tackles (all solo) with one quarterback hurry… made one tackle (solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)… recorded two tackles (both solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)… made two tackles (both solo) at Kansas (10/1)… collected a season-high four tackles (all solo) against Nevada (9/24)… notched one tackle (solo) at New Mexico (9/17)… made season debut with one tackle (solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Played in nine games (4 starts) making 25 tackles (16 solo) with one tackle for a loss of two yards and broke up two passes on the season... made six tackles (three solo) and broke up one pass against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... had four tackles (all solo) against Houston (11/27)... made one tackle (solo) against Weber State (11/20)... tallied one tackle (assisted) at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... made first career start against No. 14 Missouri (11/6) and finished game with four tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass... tallied four tackles (all solo) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... recorded first career tackle against Texas A&M (10/30) while finishing with nine tackles (four solo).

TACKLES 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 9 16 9 25 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 10 11 0 11 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 12 33 6 39 0.0 0 13 0 0 0 31 60 15 75 1.0 2 15 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles________________________________________9, at Texas A&M (2010) Tackles For Loss___________________________________1, at Texas A&M (2010) Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions______________________________________________ None Pass Breakups__________________________________ 4, vs. West Virginia (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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HIGH SCHOOL Helped lead Carl Albert to the Class 5A State Championship after posting 115 tackles and two interceptions during senior season … also produced offensively with 652 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on the ground and 665 yards and 11 scores receiving … four-star defensive back and rated the No. 21 corner in the country (Rivals) … ranked No. 8 in the SuperPrep Midlands region, covering nine states, and No. 8 on the Oklahoma Postseason Top 35 list (Rivals) … logged 96 tackles, a sack and four picks as a junior … standout on the track in sprints and relays.

CB • 6-0 • 202 • Junior/2L Midwest City, Okla./Carl Albert

PERSONAL Tre’vante Porter … born December 11, 1991 in Midwest City, Oklahoma … son of Felicia Porter … has a younger sister, Trenae … majoring in pre-physical therapy.

TRE’ PORTER

2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)...Made five tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had four tackles (all solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made two tackles (both solo) against Kansas (11/10)... collected four tackles (two solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... notched two tackles (one solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... collected two tackles (both solo) - one for a loss - with a pass breakup against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made four tackles (three solo) and broke up one pass at Iowa State (9/29)... third on the team with four tackles (three solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made one tackle (assisted) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Preseason Lindy’s All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Played in 7 games (6 starts) with 24 tackles (21 solo) with one interception, one recovered fumble and broke up two passes... suffered seasonending injury during Iowa State game which forced him to miss final four games of the season... collected five tackles (four solo) with one pass breakup and a fumble recovery against Iowa State (10/29)... made five tackles (four solo) and intercepted Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the third quarter with 45 seconds on the clock at the Oklahoma 44-yard line (10/22)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made four tackles (all solo) at Kansas (10/1)... tallied four tackles (three solo) at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut collecting four tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 BIG 12 RANKINGS: led all Big 12 freshmen with 76 total tackles and averaging 5.8 tackles per game... 29th in tackles/game (5.8)... led team making nine tackles (all solo) against Houston (11/27)... made four tackles (all solo) against Weber State (11/20)... second on the team with 10 tackles (five solo) and broke up one pass at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... had five tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss of one yard against Missouri (11/6)... finished with six tackles (two solo) and broke up three passes at Texas A&M (10/30)... notched three tackles (two solo) at Colorado (10/23)... made eight tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss and broke up a pass against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... led team with 12 tackles (10 solo) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... made first career start against Iowa State (10/2)... had four tackles against Cyclones (three solo)... had five tackles (four solo) - including one for a loss of three yards - against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... collected four solo tackles at New Mexico (9/11)... made career debut in season opener against SMU (9/5) with one interception, which he returned for 13 yards... intercepted SMU quarterback Kyle Padron in the second quarter with 8:22 on the clock. TACKLES 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 13 61 15 76 4.0 8 7 0 0 0 7 21 3 24 0.0 0 3 0 1 0 10 22 6 28 1.0 1 2 0 0 0 30 104 24 128 5.0 9 12 0 1 0

INTERCEPTIONS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2010 13 1 13 0 13 13.0 1.0 2011 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2012 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 TOTAL 30 2 13 0 13 6.5 0.4 CAREER HIGHS Tackles_________________________________________ 12, vs. Baylor (2010) Tackles For Loss________________________________ 1 5x, vs. Oklahoma (2012)* Sacks___________________________________________________ None Interceptions_________________________________ 1 2x, at Oklahoma (2011)* Fumbles Recovered________________________________ 1, vs. Iowa State (2011) * Indicates most recent high

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DE • 6-4 • 248 • Sophomore/1L Southlake, Texas/Carroll

DE • 6-3 • 220 • Freshman/RS Longview, Texas/Longview

2012 Made three tackles (two solo) and had 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... tallied three tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made five tackles (all solo) against Kansas (11/10)... tallied three tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... collected three tackles (all solo) and made one tackle for a loss of three yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made two tackles (two solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... did not post a tackle but broke up one pass against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted five tackles (three solo) while notching 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards at Iowa State (9/29)... collected one tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... made one tackle (solo) at Texas State (9/8)... tallied one tackle (solo) with a pass breakup in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 Collected three tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... made one tackle (assisted) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... collected one tackle (solo) against Kansas (11/10)... notched two tackles (both solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... tallied three tackles (two solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... collected three tackles (two solo) with his first career sack (loss of 11) at Iowa State (9/29)... made three tackles (all solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... forced one fumble and collected a tackle (solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

JACKSON RICHARDS

2011 Played in 12 games (4 starts) with 17 tackles (13 solo) with 2.5 tackles for a loss (loss of 11 yards), recorded one sack, broke up one pass, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble... made at least one tackle in 10 of 12 games played... made one tackle (assisted) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made one tackle (solo- for a loss of five yards) at Missouri (11/19)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... collected one tackle (solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22) while also making one rush for three yards on a fake punt attempt that resulted in loss of downs (10/22)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made four tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Kansas (10/1)... had one tackle (solo) against Nevada (9/24)... posted four tackles (all solo) while making first career sack and forced fumble at New Mexico (9/17)... made career debut breaking up one pass in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

PETE ROBERTSON

2011 Played in three games (0 starts) with one fumble recovery… made career debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3) while making a fumble recovery. HIGH SCHOOL Longview High School in Longview, Texas... three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and ESPN.com ... earned both All-State and District 11-5A accolades in 2010 ... passed for 1,559 yards and touchdowns while rushing for 1,159 yards and 13 TD’s... High School Coach: John King. PERSONAL Pete Robertson... born December 12, 1992, in Longview, Texas... son of Darrin Robertson and Tammy Allen... has two siblings, Allen and Roderick... god-brother is former Oklahoma receiver and current Washington Redskin Malcolm Kelly... majoring in business marketing at Texas Tech.

2010 Redshirt season HIGH SCHOOL All-District 6-5A selection … four-star defensive end (Rivals) … third-rated defensive end in the state (Texas Football) … No. 23 rated defensive end nationally and No. 45 overall player in Texas (Rivals) … No. 34 player in Texas (Superprep) … named to the Texas Football Reebok Super Team … one of Texas Football’s Top 300 players … Under Armour All-American game participant … helped lead Southlake Carroll to an 11-2 record during senior season … posted nine sacks on the season and 53 total tackles … also forced five fumbles … had 40 tackles and 14 sacks during junior season. PERSONAL Jackson Richards … born September 14, 1991 in Lubbock, Texas … son of Jack and Susan Richards … has one older sister, Kali … majoring in arts and sciences. TACKLES 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 12 13 4 17 2.5 11 1 12 23 5 28 3.5 8 2 24 36 9 45 6.0 19 3

FF FR Blkd 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

SACKS G UA A Total Yds 2011 12 1 0 1.0 6 2012 12 0 0 0.0 0 TOTAL 24 1 0 1.0 6 CAREER HIGHS Tackles_______________________________________ 5 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)* Tackles For Loss__________________________________1.5, at Iowa State (2012) Sacks________________________________________1, at New Mexico (2011) Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high

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G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11 16 3 19 1.0 11 0 14 16 3 19 1.0 11 0 G UA A Total Yds 3 0 0 0.0 0 11 1 0 1.0 11 14 1 0 1.0 11

FF FR Blkd 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_______________________________________ 3 4x, vs. Baylor (2012)* Tackles For Loss__________________________________1.0, at Iowa State (2012) Sacks________________________________________1.0, at Iowa State (2012) Forced Fumbles_____________________________ 1, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high 59


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LB • 6-3 • 224 • Junior/TR Riverside, Calif./Notre Dame/Riverside CC

2012 Made four tackles (three solo) with two tackles for a loss of eight yards and with one sack against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... tallied one tackle (assisted) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... had two tackles (both solo) against Kansas (11/10)... recorded two tackles (both solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made four tackles (one solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss and broke up one pass at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had one tackle (solo) and a quarterback hurry against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made two tackles (one solo) and had 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards while breaking up one pass against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had three tackles (all assisted) at Iowa State (9/29)... made one tackle (assisted) at Texas State (9/8)... recorded second career sack (loss of 2) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (4th Team)... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... made two tackles (one solo) and tallied two quarterback hurries against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... collected three tackles (all solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made four tackles (three solo) against Kansas (11/10)... posted six tackles (four solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... tallied four tackles (all solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made six tackles (five solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made three tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... led the team with seven tackles (three solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... posted three tackles with 0.5 tackles for a loss of four yards against New Mexico (9/15)... led the team with six tackles (three solo) and made 0.5 tackles for a loss at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut with three tackles (all solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

DELVON SIMMONS

2011 Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense... played in 10 games (zero starts) with 13 tackles (10 solo), 1.5 tackles for a loss (loss of 8 yards) with one sack (loss of 7 yards)... made two tackles (both solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... made two tackles (both solo) against Iowa State (10/29)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... collected one tackle (solo) at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut with five tackles (two solo) and first career sack with 1.5 tackles for a loss at New Mexico (9/17). HIGH SCHOOL McKeesport High School in McKeesport, Pa... five-star prospect by Scout ... four-star by Rivals and ESPN.com ... ranked as the No. 3 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout, No. 5 by Rivals and No. 25 by ESPN.com ... the No. 80 overall prospect by Rivals ... PrepStar All-East team ... No. 2 on Superprep Pennsylvania 32 ... No. 49 Superprep Elite 50 ... No. 11 Superprep All-America Defensive Lineman ... one of the highest rated defensive players to sign with Texas Tech in school history ... registered two sacks and a fumble recovery in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Pennsylvania Class 4A First-Team All-State selection... High School Coach: James Ward. PERSONAL Delvon Simmons... born November 30, 1992, in McKeesport, Pa... son of Delroy Simmons and Bernadet Robinson and guardian, aunt, Ella Watkins... undeclared on a major at Texas Tech.

TACKLES 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 10 10 3 13 1.5 8 0 12 11 10 21 6.0 16 2 22 21 13 34 7.5 24 2

SACKS 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total Yds 10 1 0 1.0 7 12 2 0 2.0 9 22 3 0 3.0 16

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Riverside Community College in Riverside, Calif… SUPERPREP JUCO team ... helped team to a perfect 11-0 record and a No. 5 national ranking by JC Gridwire...finished the 2011 season second on the team with 36 solo tackles and 13 tackles for loss during sophomore season... recorded three interceptions and returned one 75-yards for a touchdown... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Nevada, New Mexico, New Mexico State and San Jose State… Junior College Head Coach: Tom Craft. NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY Northwood University in Midland, Mich… recorded 22 tackles during freshman season… played for head coach Mike Sullivan. HIGH SCHOOL Notre Dame High School in Riverside, Calif… named team and league most valuable player in football and basketball… also selected team MVP in track… received all-county honorable mention in football and basketball… also competed in basketball and track and field… High School Coach: Bob Burt. PERSONAL William “Will” Smith… born January 13, 1992 in Riverside, Calif… son of Wade and Gina Smith… has a twin brother, Wade, Jr., and a younger brother, Wesley… father, Wade, played football at New Mexico, mother, Gina, played college basketball at California Baptist University, and brother, Wade, Jr., plays football at Northwood University (Mich.)… a university studies major at Texas Tech.

FF FR Blkd 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER HIGHS Tackles_______________________________________5, at New Mexico (2011) Tackles For Loss___________________________________ 1.5 2x, at TCU (2012)* Sacks________________________________ 1, 2x, vs. Northwestern State (2012)* Interceptions______________________________________________ None Fumbles Recovered___________________________________________ None * Indicates most recent high

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G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 12 32 15 47 1.5 6 0 0 0 0 12 32 15 47 1.5 6 0 0 0 0

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ERIC STEPHENS JR. RB • 5-8 • 201 • Senior/3L Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield - Became the 7th player in Texas Tech history with 4,000 career all-purpose yards. Stephens (4,409) joined Wes Welker (5,730), Taurean Henderson (5,308), Donny Anderson (5,156), Byron Hanspard (5,115), Ricky Williams (5,024) and James Gray (4,796). 2012 Doak Walker Award Watch List (Nation’s Top Running Back)... Preseason Athlon Sports AllBig 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 32 Nationally-Ranked RB... one of 21 Big 12 players with a 100-yard rushing performance... rushed three times for 12 yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior teammates Seth Doege, D.J. Johnson and Cody Davis as a team captain against the Bears...carried seven times for 31 yards with a rushing touchdown at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... carried three times for one yard with a rushing touchdown against Kansas (11/10)... also returned two kickoffs for 32 yards (long 17) and threw a three-yard touchdown pass to WR Darrin Moore in overtime against the Jayhawks... became the first nonquarterback for the Red Raiders to throw a touchdown pass since 2010 (Detron Lewis-to-Darrin Moore - at Oklahoma)... rushed three times for 12 yards and caught three passes for 29 yards with his first receiving touchdown of the season against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... carried three times for 17 yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... rushed seven times for 22 yards and caught two passes for nine yards at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... carried eight times for 27 yards (long 6) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... joined teammate S Cody Davis as a team captain against the Mountaineers... rushed 11 times for 39 yards (long 13 - 3.5 avg.) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... carried five times for 15 yards at Iowa State (9/29)... averaged 9.8 yards per rush with 12 carries for 118 yards and a rushing touchdown against New Mexico (9/15)... marked his first 100-yard rushing performance of the season (sixth career)... joined teammate Kenny Williams as the first set of Tech RBs to each rush for over 100-yards in the same game since 1998 (Ricky Williams/Rob Peters - vs. Baylor)... rushing TD vs. New Mexico marked the 19th of his career... posted 85 first-half rushing yards - marking the most rushing yards for a Red Raider in the first half since 2005 (Taurean Henderson, 141 - vs. Indiana State)... became the seventh player in Texas Tech history to collect 4,000 career all-purpose yards... rushed six times for 62 yards (long 46) at Texas State (9/8)... returned from a season-ending knee surgery (2011) in the Red Raiders season opener with 16 rushes for 58 yards and two rushing touchdowns while also making three catches for 11 yards against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Paul Hornung Award Watch List (Nation’s Most Versatile Player)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 37 Running Back... Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Lindy’s All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Preseason Rivals.com All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... suffered a season-ending injury with a dislocated left knee against Texas A&M (10/8)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for sixth with four 100-yard rushing performances... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: owns Tech career kickoff return record (76)... owns Tech career kickoff return yardage record (1,894 - 76 returns)... tied for seventh on Tech career yardage list (3,839)... played in 5 games (5 starts) with 108 rushes for 565 yard with eight rushing touchdowns... averaged 5.2 yards per rush and 113 yards rushing per game... led team in rushes, rushing yards and rushing touchdowns... made 16 receptions for 133 yards... averaged 8.3 yards per catch and 26.6 yards receiving per game... finished fourth on the team in scoring (48 points)... averaged a team-high 139.6 all-purpose yards per game... averaged most yards per game on the ground by a Tech RB since 1998 (Ricky Williams, 143.8)... five career 100-yard rushing performances (four this season)... four multiple rushing touchdown games (three this season)... tallied more yards rushing (570) and more attempts (109) during the first five games than any Texas Tech RB since 1998 (Ricky Williams, 169 att./929 yards in 1998)... eight rushing touchdowns during first five games are more than Red Raiders as a team scored in 2010 (7)... has scored at least one touchdown in seven consecutive games dating back to 2010... first Texas Tech RB to run for at least one TD in seven consecutive games since Shannon Woods finished the 2006 season with rushing TDs in final two games and then started 2007 season with a rushing

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touchdown in each of the first five games... suffered a left-knee injury against No. 24 Texas A&M with less than two minutes to play in the third quarter on an incomplete pass from QB Seth Doege on the Aggies 5-yard line (10/8)... carried 22 times for 102 yards with a rushing touchdown and caught two passes for 12 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... rushed 26 times for 124 yards with two rushing touchdowns at Kansas (10/1)... carried 26 times for 134 yards (5.2 avg) with two rushing touchdowns against Nevada (9/24)... also caught three passes for 30 yards against the Wolf Pack... averaged 6.6 yards on 14 carries for 92 yards (28 long) with one rushing touchdown at New Mexico (9/17)... tallied 77 yards rushing on 11 carries in the first half alone, marking the most rushing yards by a Red Raider at halftime since Sept. 20, 2008 (Shannon Woods, 6 carries-80 yards vs UMass)... made season debut rushing 21 times for 118 yards (5.6 avg.) with two rushing touchdowns in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... became the first Red Raider to rush for 100 yards in a season opener since 2006 (Shannon Woods, vs. SMU - 15 carries, 104 yards)... marked back-to-back games (vs. Northwestern - TicketCity Bowl) rushing for at least 100 yards... became the first Texas Tech player to rush for 100 yards in back-to-back games since 2005 (Taurean Henderson)... marked second career 100-yard rushing performance. 2010 AP All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Columbia Tribune All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... NCAA RANKINGS: 16th in all-purpose yards per game (150.08)... 55th in kickoff return yards per game (24.3)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in all-purpose yards per game (150.1)... third in kickoff return average (24.3)... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: owns Tech career kickoff return record (76)... owns Tech career kickoff return yardage record (1,894 - 76 returns)... owns Tech single-season kickoff return record (44)... owns Tech single-season kickoff return yardage record (1,071 - 44 returns)... owns Tech single-season kickoff return yards by a sophomore (1,071)... owns Tech single-game kickoff return yardage record by a sophomore (175, at New Mexico)... ranks fifth on Tech single-season all-purpose yardage list (1,951)... BIG 12 RECORD BOOK: ranks seventh on Big 12 career kick returns list (76)... ranks eighth on Big 12 career kickoff return average list (24.9 avg.)... played in 13 games (4 starts) with 127 carries and 668 rushing yards (5.3 avg.) and led team with six rushing touchdowns on the season... averaged 51.4 yards rushing per game... led all Tech running backs with 33 receptions with 212 receiving yards (6.4 avg.) and set school records with 44 kick returns and 1,071 kickoff return yards (24.3 avg.)... led team with 1,951 all-purpose yards and with an average of 150.1 all-purpose yards per game... had 10 games with at least 100 all-purpose yards - 16 during career... finished with over 100 all-purpose yards in 12 of last 15 games played dating back to 2009... made 14 carries for a career-high 126 yards, including an 86-yard touchdown in the third quarter... also caught five passes for 19 yards and returned four kickoffs for 82 yards while tallying 227 all-purpose yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... 86-yard TD run marked the seventh longest touchdown run in Texas Tech history and the longest TD run by a Red Raider since Ansel Cole ran for an 87-yard TD against Tulsa in 1983... TD run is the second longest run in Cotton Bowl Stadium history and is the longest TD run for a Red Raider in a bowl game in school history... 86-yard TD run is the longest touchdown run by a Big 12 player this season... 126 rushing yards are the most by a Red Raider in a bowl game since 1995 (Byron Hanspard, 260 - vs. Air Force - Copper Bowl)... 9.0 yards per rush in the TicketCity Bowl is the highest average by a Red Raider in a bowl game since 1995 (Byron Hanspard, 10.8 avg - vs. Air Force - Copper Bowl)... 227 all-purpose yards against Northwestern are the most by a Red Raider in a bowl game since 1995 (Byron Hanspard, 278 - vs. Air Force - Copper Bowl)... made six carries for 29 yards with one rushing touchdown against Houston (11/27)... finished with 101 all-purpose yards (23 rushing, 4 receiving, 74 kick return) against Cougars... rushed seven times for 31 yards and made one kick return for 25 yards against Weber State (11/20)... on first kick return at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13) broke school’s single-season kick return record with 33rd kick return of the season... rushed 11 times for 40 yards, caught one pass for five yards and returned four kickoffs for 65 yards against the Sooners... on third kick return against No. 14 Missouri (11/6), broke school’s all-time single-season kick-return yardage record with 825 yards... the record was set the previous season by Stephens on the same amount of returns (32) with 823 yards during freshman season... rushed twice for 11 yards, caught one pass for two yards and returned three kicks for 85 yards to break single-season record... led team with 47 yards rushing on 10 carries, added 22 yards receiving with four catches and had 94 yards on three kick returns for a team-leading 163 all-purpose yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... broke school’s all-time career kick return record at Colorado (10/23) on second kick return... broke College Football Hall of Famer Donny Anderson’s all-time record of 56 career kick-off returns (1963-65)... finished with 94 yards rushing on 15 carries at Colorado (10/23)... made three kick returns for 50 yards at Colorado... finished with 144 all-purpose yards against Buffaloes... tallied 15 carries with 99 yards rushing and posted 200 all-purpose yards with 24 yards receiving (four catches) and 77 kick-return yards against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... broke school’s all-time career kick-off return yardage record after posting 37 kick-return yards against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl, moving past college football hall of famer Donny Anderson (1,309 - 1963-65, 56 returns)... Needed only 52 career returns to break all-time kick-return yardage mark... led team with 143 all-purpose yards against 61


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Baylor, including 52 rushing yards (14 rushes), 54 yards receiving (seven catches) and 37 kick-return yards (2 returns)... owns 10 career games with at least 100 all-purpose yards... had 59 yards rushing on 10 carries, 27 yards receiving on four catches and had 111 yards on five kick returns for 195 all-purpose yards at Iowa State (10/2)... had streak of four consecutive games with at least 100 all-purpose yards snapped against No. 4 Texas (9/18) with 74 kick-return yards, 12 receiving yards and seven rushing yards for 93 total all-purpose yards... had 175 kick return yards, 46 yards rushing (10 carries), including one rushing touchdown, and 43 yards receiving (three catches) for 264 all-purpose yards at New Mexico (9/11)... 175 kick-return yards are second most during career (school-record 182 at Texas - 2009)... return yards at New Mexico break school record for a sophomore in a single-game... posted a career-long 93-yard kick return midway through the first quarter to the Lobos 7-yard line... named a Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (special teams) following week two... marks eighth career and fourth consecutive game (dating back to 2009) with at least 100 all-purpose yards... carried nine times for 35 yards with one rushing touchdown and returned five kickoffs for 122 yards (24.4 avg) for a team-leading 157 all-purpose yards in the season opener against SMU (9/5). 2009 Totaled 136 all-purpose yards in the Alamo Bowl win over Michigan State ... rushed four times for 31 yards and caught three passes for 33 yards ... also returned three kickoffs 72 yards ... set the single-season school kick return yardage record against Baylor … finished the game with 179 all-purpose yards, including 137 kick return yards … rushed five times for 37 yards and a 7.4 yard average … also caught two passes … broke the Tech freshman record for kick returns against Oklahoma ... broke the old mark of 606, set by Ivory McCann in 2001 ... carried the ball eight times for 46 yards and a touchdown in the win over the Sooners ... caught an 11-yard reception and rushed twice for 18 yards at Oklahoma State ... also returned two kickoffs 42 yards ... rushed six times for 17 yards in the win over Kansas ... returned two kickoffs 41 yards ... had a 37 yard kickoff return against Texas A&M ... returned a kickoff 40 yards in the fourth quarter to set up Tech’s final score at Nebraska ... had 101 all-purpose yards in the win over Kansas State ... rushed five times for 34 yards and returned two kickoffs 49 yards ... also had three receptions for 18 yards ... returned one kickoff 20 yards in the win over New Mexico ... rolled up 124 all-purpose yards at Houston, including 93 on five kick returns ... rushed five times for 20 yards and caught an 11-yard pass ... made his first career start against Texas and set a new school record with 182 kickoff return yards … scored first touchdown on a 34 yard reception against the Owls … rushed for 17 yards and had a kick return of 54 yards against Rice. HIGH SCHOOL Four-star (Rivals.com) all-purpose back from Timberview High School in Mansfield, Texas … PrepStar Top 250 All-American … ranked among Rivals.com Rivals250 … No. 4 Best-in-Space running back nationally, per Rivals.com … No. 6 all-purpose back nationally, according to Rivals. com … No. 21 on the Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 list … No. 50 player on the Superprep Texas 111 … slippery, elusive back … clocked at 4.5 in the 40 … 3.9 shuttle time … rushed for 1,000+ yards each of the last three seasons, including a 1,906-yard effort as a junior … accounted for 52 rushing scores in four years, including 19 during senior season … caught 28 passes for 297 yards in 2008 … Class 4A All-State honorable mention … District 8-4A first team … elusive, shifty runner … possesses tremendous strength with a 355-pound bench and 650-pound squat … solid hands out of the backfield … CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Vanderbilt, Buffalo, Boise State, Duke, Houston and Minnesota … High School Coach: Terry Cron. PERSONAL Eric Stephens Jr. ... born February 20, 1991 in Marshall, Texas ... son of Eric Stephens Sr. and Tonia Cleaver ... has three siblings … majoring in human sciences.

RUSHING 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL RECEIVING 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 13 49 254 2 30 5.2 19.5 13 127 668 6 86 5.3 51.4 5 108 565 8 46 5.2 113.0 12 84 414 5 46 4.9 34.5 43 368 1901 21 86 5.2 44.2 G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 13 14 113 1 34 1.1 8.1 8.7 13 33 212 2 19 2.5 6.4 16.3 5 16 133 0 18 3.2 8.3 26.6 12 15 71 1 15 1.2 4.7 5.9 43 78 529 4 34 1.8 6.8 12.3

KICK RETURNS 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL ALL PURPOSE 2009 2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 13 32 823 0 64 25.7 63.3 13 44 1071 0 93 24.3 82.4 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 6 85 0 21 14.2 7.1 43 82 1979 0 93 24.1 46.0 G Rush Pass Total Avg/G 13 254 0 254 19.5 13 668 0 668 51.4 5 565 0 565 113.0 12 414 3 417 34.8 43 1901 3 1904 44.3 G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 13 254 113 0 823 0 1190 91.5 13 668 212 0 1071 0 1951 150.1 5 565 133 0 0 0 698 139.6 12 414 71 0 85 0 570 47.5 43 1901 529 0 1979 0 4409 102.5

CAREER HIGHS Rushes_______________________________________26 2x, at Kansas (2011)* Rushing Yards____________________________________134, vs. Nevada (2011) Rushing Touchdowns_______________________ 2 4x, vs. Northwestern State (2012)* Receptions__________________________________ 7 2x, at New Mexico (2011)* Receiving Yards_________________________________ 63, at New Mexico (2011) Receiving Touchdowns_______________________________2, at Iowa State (2010) Total Touchdowns_________________________ 2 5x, vs. Northwestern State (2012)* Longest Rush________________________________ 86, vs. Northwestern (2010) Longest Reception___________________________________ 34, vs. Rice (2009) Kickoff Returns______________________________________ 7, at Texas (2009) Kickoff Return Yards_________________________________ 182, at Texas (2009) Longest Kickoff Return_____________________________ 93, at New Mexico (2010) All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 264, at New Mexico (2010) * Indicates most recent high

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ALEX TORRES

WR • 6-1 • 202 • Senior/3L El Paso, Texas/Franklin - Has caught at least one pass in 43-of-45 career games played. - Reached the 2,000 career yards receiving milestone against No. 4 West Virginia. 2012 Tallied four catches for 33 yards against Kansas (11/10)... made one catch for six yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... joined senior teammate S D.J. Johnson as a team captain against the Longhorns... collected three catches for 33 yards (long 15) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five catches for 53 yards and caught two touchdowns - including the game-winning TD in tripleovertime - at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught two passes for 46 yards (long 30) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... second catch against the Mountaineers gave him 2,000 career yards receiving during his 41st career game... made one catch for four yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had one catch for seven yards at Iowa State (9/29)... joined senior cornerback Cornelius Douglas as a team captain at the Cyclones... made one catch for nine yards against New Mexico (9/15)... made two catches for 33 yards and a touchdown (14th career) at Texas State (9/8)... has caught at least one touchdown in four consecutive seasons... made season debut with one catch for four yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation’s Top WR)... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (4th Team)... suffered season-ending left knee injury at Missouri (11/19)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for ninth in 100-yard receiving games (2)... ranked 10th in receptions/game (4.6)... played in 11 games (10 starts) with 51 receptions and 616 receiving yards with four touchdowns... averaged 12.1 yards per catch and averaged 56.0 yards receiving per contest... second on the team in receptions and receiving yards... third on the team in receiving touchdowns... fourth on the team in all-purpose yards (624)... caught at least five passes in four games... left game with a right knee injury during first drive of the game at Missouri (11/19)... didn’t make a reception snapping streak of 22 consecutive Big 12 Conference games with at least one catch - which spanned entire career (2009-2011)... made four catches for 31 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... caught six passes for 75 yards (long 20 yards) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... joined teammate Kerry Hyder as a captain for game against the Longhorns... notched two catches for 35 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... caught four passes for 94 yards and scored three touchdowns at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... longest reception against the Sooners went for 44 yards... became the first Texas Tech WR with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games in Big 12 play since 2009 (Detron Lewis, vs. Kansas State/@ Nebraska)... caught 12 passes for 104 yard against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... marked fifth career 100-yard receiving performance (second this season)... first time during career with back-to-back 100-yard receiving performances... made eight catches for 111 yards with a receiving touchdown against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... collected three catches for 30 yards at Kansas (10/1)... made five catches for 40 yards (18 long) against Nevada (9/24)... marked 12th career game catching at least five passes... caught three passes for 38 yards at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut catching four passes for 58 yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Academic All-Big 12 second team... played in 11 games (6 starts) and was third on the team catching 39 passes for 481 yards (12.3 avg.) with three touchdowns on the season... averaged 43.7 yards receiving per game... has at least one reception in 15 consecutive Big 12 Conference games, spanning all of 2009 and 2010… caught three passes for 42 yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made two catches for 30 yards against Weber State (11/20)... became the fastest active Red Raider to 100 career receptions (21 games) - and the fastest since Michael Crabtree (seven games - 2007) - after making two catches for 17 yards at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... became the fifth active Tech player with 100 career receptions... made five catches for 66 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... led team with 133 yards receiving with six catches and one touchdown at Colorado (10/23)... one of 28 players in the Big 12 to

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tally 100-yards receiving in a game... marked first 100-yard receiving performance of the season and third career... hauled in four catches for 44 yards against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... posted season-highs with seven catches and 82 yards with two receiving touchdowns against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... second career multi-touchdown performance... first career two-touchdown game came against Kansas State (10/10/09)... had five catches for 43 yards at Iowa State (10/2)... notched three catches for 17 yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... made season debut with two catches for seven yards at New Mexico (9/11)... made first appearance of the season with just over 10 minutes to play in the second quarter after missing season opener with a lower back strain. 2009 College Football News Freshman All-America (3rd Team) … grabbed two receptions for 15 yards in the Alamo Bowl ... caught seven passes for 63 yards in the win over Baylor … led the Red Raiders with 11 receptions for 163 yards and a touchdown against Oklahoma ... also set up Tech’s first score with a 65-yard grab to the OU 4 in the first half ... caught Tech’s first touchdown of the game at Oklahoma State ... finished with four receptions for 39 yards ... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American District VI ... grabbed two receptions for 45 yards in the win over Kansas ... tallied 128 yards against Texas A&M ... scored Tech’s first touchdown on a 56-yard reception ... grabbed two receptions for 18 yards at Nebraska ... scored two touchdowns on two receptions in the win over Kansas State ... had 34 receiving yards and scored on catches of 28 and six yards ... had 102 all-purpose yards against New Mexico ... caught a team-high seven passes for 61 yards and a touchdown ... fell a yard short of another touchdown after returning a UNM onside attempt to the UNM 1 ... led the Red Raiders with six receptions for 90 yards at Houston ... hauled in a 31-yard reception on Tech’s first scoring drive ... caught seven balls for 59 yards against Texas … made four receptions for 40 yards versus Rice … in first career start snagged five receptions for 51 yards versus North Dakota. AIR FORCE ACADEMY Enrolled at the Air Force Academy following high school ... transferred to Texas Tech in 2008 ... did not play at Air Force. HIGH SCHOOL Franklin High School in El Paso, Texas ... lettered in football, basketball and baseball ... helped lead his team to back-to-back district championships in 2004 and 2005 and advanced to the Elite 8 in 2005 ... was a First-Team All-District wide receiver three straight years (2003-05) ... FirstTeam All-City (2003-04) ... Second-Team All-State (2004-05) ... named the MVP of all city schools in El Paso in 2005 ... High School Coaches: Tony Grajalva, Robert Anderson, Mike Garcia and Mike Marlin. PERSONAL Alexander Joshua Torres ... born on Sept. 12, 1987, in El Paso, Texas ... son of Robert and Lydia Torres ... has two siblings, Robert and Jessica ... enjoys playing golf and basketball and is learning to play the guitar … majoring in business.

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2009 13 67 806 6 65 5.2 12.0 62.0 2010 11 39 481 3 45 3.5 12.3 43.7 2011 11 51 616 4 44 4.6 12.1 56.0 2012 10 21 228 3 30 2.1 10.9 22.8 TOTAL 45 178 2131 16 65 4.0 12.0 47.4 CAREER HIGHS Receptions___________________________________ 12, vs. Kansas State (2011) Yards_______________________________________ 163, vs. Oklahoma (2009) Touchdowns_____________________________________ 3, at Oklahoma (2011) Longest Reception________________________________65, vs. Oklahoma (2009) All-Purpose Yards________________________________ 163, vs. Oklahoma (2009) * Indicates most recent high 63


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ERIC WARD

WR • 6-0 • 204 • Junior/2L Wichita Falls, Texas/Ryder - Has caught 11 touchdowns in back-to-back seasons. - Dating back to last year, has 13 touchdown receptions during last 12 games played. - Career-high 180 yards receiving against Kansas (11/10). - Moved into a tie for 5th place in Tech career history with 22 touchdown receptions. 2012 San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation’s Top Receiver)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 51 Nationally-Ranked WR... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: 10th in receiving touchdowns (11)... 21st in receptions/game (6.82)... 23rd in receptions (81)... 26th in receiving yards/game (88.55)... 34th in receiving yards (974)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in 100-yard receiving games (5)... fifth in receiving touchdowns (11)... fifth in receiving yards (974)... fifth in receiving yards/game (88.5)... sixth in receptions (75)... sixth in receptions/game (6.8)... joins Michael Crabtree as the only players in school history to catch 11 touchdowns in back-to-back seasons... has five 100-yard performances this season (7 career)... caught multiple touchdowns in three games this season (7 career)... had nine receptions for 113 yards with a touchdown against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... made five catches for 38 yards (long 13) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... recorded third straight 100-yard receiving performance with 12 catches for 180 yards against Kansas (11/10)... became the first Red Raider since 2007 (Michael Crabtree) to have three consecutive 100-yard performances... 180 receiving yards marked the most by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since 2007 (Michael Crabtree - 9 REC, 195 YDS, 2 TD - at Texas)... tallied second straight 100-yard receiving performance with eight catches for 126 yards (long 22) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... became the first Red Raider with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since 2011 (Alex Torres - vs. Texas A&M/K-State)... recorded 161 yards receiving on 11 catches with two touchdowns at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... marked the most receiving yards in a Big 12 game by a Red Raider since 2009 (Alex Torres - 163 vs. Oklahoma)... led the team with six catches for 61 yards (long 29) and tied a career high with three touchdown receptions at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught one touchdown and made four receptions for 37 yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... caught three passes for 20 yards (long 8) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... led the team with nine catches for 122 yards receiving with one touchdown at Iowa State (9/29)... marked first 100-yard receiving performance of the season (2nd career)... touchdown marked the fourth of the season (15th career)... Iowa State performance reached two career milestones of 1,000 career receiving yards and 100 career receptions... caught three touchdown passes - all in the first half - with five catches for 90 yards (long 39) against New Mexico (9/15)... became the first Tech player to catch three touchdown passes in a game since Alex Torres caught three at No. 1 Oklahoma in 2011... became the first Red Raider with three receiving touchdowns in the first half since 2007 (Michael Crabtree, 3 - at Oklahoma State)... made season debut with three catches for 26 yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1). 2011 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... San Antonio ExpressNews All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Waco Tribune-Herald All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: tied for 11th in receiving touchdowns... tied for 18th in receptions per game (7.0)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for third in receiving touchdowns (11)... ranked fourth in receptions per game (7.0)... ranked ninth in receiving yards per game (66.7)... one of 26 players in the conference with a 100-yard receiving game... played in 12 games (11 starts) leading the team with 84 receptions, 800 receiving yards, 11 receiving touchdowns and averaging 66.7 yards receiving per game... averaged 9.5 yards per catch... marked the ninth time during the last 16 years that a Texas Tech player made at least 80 catches with at least 800 yards receiving (Detron Lewis, 2010; Michael Crabtree, 2008, Michael Crabtree, 2007; Danny Amendola, 2007; Joel Filani, 2006; Robert Johnson, 2006; Wes Welker, 2003; Wes Welker, 2002)... second on the team in scoring (66 points)... second on the team in all-purpose yards (807)...

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recorded four multiple touchdown performances... scored at least one touchdown in seven of 12 games played... broke school single-game record with 16 receptions against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... also tallied 151 receiving yards with two touchdowns against the Bears... 16 receptions marked the most by a Big 12 player during the season and was two shy of the league’s all-time record for receptions in a single-game (18, Albert Connell, Texas A&M - 1996)... 16 catches in a single-game tied for the second most by a player in the nation... caught seven passes for 46 yards at Missouri (11/19)... made four catches for 36 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... has caught at least five passes in five consecutive games... led team with eight catches for 75 yards with a touchdown at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... led team catching five passes for 62 yards (long 19) against Iowa State (10/29)... caught six passes for 78 yards at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... recorded eight catches for 63 yards receiving against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made 10 catches for 74 yards with one receiving touchdown against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... became the first Texas Tech WR to catch at least one touchdown in the first five games of the season since Michael Crabtree in 2008... became the first Texas Tech WR to catch multiple touchdowns in three consecutive games since Michael Crabtree posted multiple touchdown catches in four straight games in 2008... caught four passes for 71 yards with two touchdowns at Kansas (10/1)... led team with six catches for 51 yards receiving with two touchdowns, including game-winning touchdown with 36 seconds left in the game to give Tech the 35-34 victory over Nevada (9/24)... marked back-to-back games with multiple receiving touchdowns... posted eight catches for 87 yards with two receiving touchdowns at New Mexico (9/17)... marked first career multiple touchdown performance... caught two passes for six yards including first career touchdown catch during season opener against Texas State (9/3)... TD catch from QB Seth Doege came in the fourth quarter with 3:27 left to play to give Tech a 40-point advantage. 2010 Played in 11 games (1 start) making six receptions for 63 yards receiving (10.5 avg.) and also made two tackles (both solo) on the season… made one catch for seven yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl… equaled a season-high two catches for a season-best 27 yards against Weber State (11/20)… made first career start at wide receiver at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)… also made two catches for 23 yards against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)… made career debut making first career catch for six yards against SMU (9/5) in season-opener. 2009 Redshirt season. HIGH SCHOOL Enrolled in January ... four-star (Rivals.com, Scout.com) wide receiver from Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas... PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... No. 16 wide receiver nationally, per Scout. com ... No. 41 wide receiver nationally, according to Rivals.com ... No. 31 overall prospect on the Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 list ... good size and excellent feel for the game ... good surge off the snap and is a strong runner in the open field ... elusive in the open field ... grabbed 53 catches for 1,063 yards and 15 touchdowns during junior season ... clocked at 4.4 in the 40 ... Class 4A All-State honorable mention ... district most valuable player ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Oklahoma, Arizona, Arizona State and Tulsa ... High School Coach: Scott Ponder. PERSONAL Eric Ward … born on July 24, 1990, in Los Angeles, Calif. … son of Katherine Veals and Michael Wesley … has one brother and two sisters … majoring in human development and family studies.

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2010 11 6 63 0 14 0.5 10.5 5.7 2011 12 84 800 11 48 7.0 9.5 66.7 2012 11 75 974 11 39 6.8 13.0 88.5 TOTAL 34 165 1837 22 48 4.7 11.1 52.5 CAREER HIGHS Receptions_______________________________________ 16, vs. Baylor (2011) Yards_________________________________________ 180, vs. Kansas (2012) Touchdowns______________________________________ 3 2x, at TCU (2012)* Longest Reception________________________________ 48, at Oklahoma (2011) All-Purpose Yards__________________________________ 180, vs. Kansas (2012) * Indicates most recent high 64


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RB • 5-9 • 219 • Sophomore/1L Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson

2012 Made two tackles (both solo) with one tackle for a loss of three against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... tallied one tackle (solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... collected two tackles (one solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made two tackles (both solo) with one tackle for a loss at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... recorded two tackles (both solo) and one tackle for a loss against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made two tackles (both solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had one tackle (solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... collected two tackles (one solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made season debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ninth in rushing yards (779)... 10th in rushing yards/ game (64.9)... one of 21 Big 12 players with a 100-yard rushing performance...carried 12 times for 89 yards with a rushing touchdown against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... also caught a pass for 11 yards against the Bears... carried 14 times for 78 yards (long 16) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... rushed nine times for 37 yards and made one catch for 20 yards against Kansas (11/10)... had 18 carries for 71 yards with a rushing touchdown while making three catches for 22 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... rushed 15 times for 81 yards (long 13) and caught 1 pass for seven yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... carried six times for 47 yards (long 47) with a touchdown at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... rushed six times for 31 yards and caught two passes for 33 yards (long 24) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... carried seven times for 24 yards with second touchdown of the season (4th career) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... led the team with 15 carries and 80 yards rushing (long 23) at Iowa State (9/29)... collected first career 100-yard rushing performance with 14 carries for 105 yards (long 31) against New Mexico (9/15)... joined teammate Eric Stephens Jr. as the first set of Tech RBs to each rush for over 100-yards in the same game since 1998 (Ricky Williams/Rob Peters - vs. Baylor)... rushed five times for 62 yards while averaging 12.4 yards per carry at Texas State (9/8)... led the team with 74 yards rushing on 15 carries (4.9 avg.) and caught two passes for 23 yards with a two-yard touchdown reception in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

DENNELL WESLEY

2011 Played in 12 games (3 starts) with 21 tackles (13 solo), two tackles for a loss of nine yards, one sack and recovered one fumble… ended season with a season-high five tackles (four solo) and first career sack with a fumble recovery against No. 18 Baylor (11/26) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington… collected two tackles (both assisted) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)… notched three tackles (two solo) against Iowa State (10/29)… posted two tackles (one solo) and tallied first career tackle for a loss at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)… notched one tackle (solo) against No. 23 Texas A&M (10/8)… recorded four tackles (one solo) at New Mexico (9/17)… posted four tackles (all solo) during career debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3). BUTLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan… helped Grizzlies to No. 2 national-ranking and to an 11-1 overall record and to Jayhawk Conference championship with a perfect 7-0 league record… led team to a Region VI championship with a 48-0 victory over Hutchinson… named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference First Team All-Conference (DL)… three-star prospect by Rivals ... accounted for 52 total tackles last season along with 7.5 tackles for loss, three sacks and two forced fumbles… Head Coach: Troy Morrell. HIGH SCHOOL Menendez High School in St. Augustine, Fla… became the first football player in school history to earn a scholarship to a FCS program while originally signing out of high school with BethuneCookman College… High School Coach: Keith Cromwell. PERSONAL Dennell Ontay Wesley… born April 28, 1991… son of Sophia Wesley.

TACKLES 2011 2012 TOTAL

G UA A Total TFL Yds PD 12 13 8 21 2.0 9 0 11 12 2 14 4.0 7 0 23 25 10 35 6.0 16 0

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G UA A Total Yds 12 1 0 1.0 8 11 0 0 0.0 0 23 1 0 1.0 8

KENNY WILLIAMS

2011 Played in 10 games (0 starts) with 43 rushes for 135 yards with two rushing touchdowns... averaged 3.1 yards per rush and 13.5 yards rushing per game... caught six passes for 52 yards while averaging 8.7 yards per reception... rushed nine times for 41 yards with two rushing touchdowns (4.6 avg.) against No. 18 Baylor (11/26)... also caught three passes for 25 yards against the Bears... became first Red Raider freshman to score a pair of rushing touchdowns in a single-game since 2010 (Ben McRoy - vs. Weber State)... joined Eric Stephens (three times) as the only Red Raiders to rush for a pair of touchdowns in a single-game during the season... carried five times for 28 yards (5.6 avg.) and caught two passes for 25 yards at Missouri (11/19)... rushed eight times for 22 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... led team with 25 rushing yards on 10 carries at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... rushed two times for seven yards against Iowa State (10/29)... ran for 27 yards on six carries (4.5 avg.) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... rushed four times for two yards at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut with two rushes for three yards against Nevada (9/24). HIGH SCHOOL Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, Texas... four-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout ... ranked nationally by Rivals as the 17th best running back in the 2011 class ... PrepStar All-American ... No. 21 on Superprep Texas 120 ... No. 23 Superprep All-America Running Back ... known for his size and strength but clocked at an impressive 4.48 in the 40 ... named second-team All-State in Class 4A ... ran for 1,373 yards on 179 attempts his senior season while scoring 13 touchdowns and averaging 7.7 yards-per-carry ... as a junior, he ran for 1,714 yards on 174 attempts (9.0 yards-per-carry) and 20 touchdowns ... selected to participate in the 2011 Team USA vs. The World game set for Feb. 2 in Austin... High School Coach: Chip Killian

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PERSONAL Kenny Williams... born November 16, 1992, in Austin, Texas... son of Kenneth and Dimitria Williams... has two older siblings, Chauncy and Jaimee, and a younger sibling, Jordan... enjoys weightlifting and shopping... a nutritional science major at Texas Tech.

TYSON WILLIAMS WR • 5-11 • 210 • Senior/TR Aldine, Texas/Aldine/West Texas A&M 2012 Made one catch for four yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... recorded a careerbest seven catches for 47 yards with a receiving touchdown at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... caught his first career touchdown on senior day with four catches for 52 yards against Kansas (11/10)... made three catches for 33 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... had one reception for seven yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... joined senior teammate CB Eugene Neboh as a team captain against the Wildcats... caught three passes for 31 yards (long 14) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made one catch for 35 yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... recorded two catches for 15 yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made one catch for eight yards at Iowa State (9/29)... caught four passes for 52 yards (long 20) against New Mexico (9/15)... made two catches for 22 yards in career debut at Texas State (9/8). 2011 Redshirt season. WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY West Texas A&M University (NCAA D-II) in Canyon, Texas... had two standout seasons for the Buffs, including an All-American sophomore season that included playing 11 games, making 96 catches for 1,321 yards (13.8 avg.) with eight touchdowns and an average of 120.1 yards per game... earned NCAA D-II Third Team All-America honors... named a Daktronics All-Super Region 4 second team member as a tight end... ranked among the top five nationally in both receptions per game and receiving yards per game... helped guide team to an 8-4 record... team leader as a freshman in receptions (66) and totaled 847 yards receiving with five touchdowns and averaged 70.6 yards per contest. HIGH SCHOOL Aldine High School in Houston, Texas... tallied 63 catches as a senior to earn first team all-district honors... also participated in baseball and track and field... High School Coach: Bob Jones. PERSONAL Tyson Williams... born December 7, 1989, in Houston, Texas... son of Phil and Donna Williams... has a younger brother, Trey... a human sciences major at Texas Tech. RUSHING 2011 2012 TOTAL RECEIVING 2011 2012 TOTAL

G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 10 43 135 2 17 3.1 13.5 12 136 779 5 47 5.7 64.9 22 179 914 7 47 5.1 41.5 G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 10 6 52 0 15 0.6 8.7 5.2 12 14 135 1 24 1.2 9.6 11.2 22 20 187 1 24 0.9 9.4 8.5

CAREER HIGHS Rushes__________________________________________18, vs. Texas (2012) Rushing Yards_________________________________ 105, vs. New Mexico (2012) Rushing Touchdowns__________________________________ 2, vs. Baylor (2011) Longest Rush_______________________________________ 47, at TCU (2012) Total Touchdowns____________________________________ 2, vs. Baylor (2011) Receptions______________________________________ 3 2x, vs. Texas (2012)* Receiving Yards__________________________________25 2x, vs. Baylor (2011)* Receiving Touchdowns_________________________ 1, vs. Northwestern State (2012) Longest Reception__________________________ 21, vs. Northwestern State (2012) All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 112, vs. New Mexico (2012) * Indicates most recent high

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AUSTIN ZOUZALIK IR • 6-0 • 187 • Senior/3L Lubbock, Texas/Coronado 2012 NCAA RANKINGS: 24th in punt return average (10.5)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in punt return average (10.5)... caught two passes for 22 yards (long 15) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... made two catches for 24 yards (long 13) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... joined senior teammate CB Cornelius Douglas as a team captain against the Cowboys... caught three passes for 45 yards and threw one pass for 29 yards to QB Seth Doege against Kansas (11/10)... caught one pass for five yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... made two punt returns to enter the Texas Tech all-time career punt returns list with 49 at No. 10 on the list... notched three catches for 37 yards (long 15) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five receptions for 55 yards (long 14) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... five catches marked his most receptions since also making five in the 2010 finale at the TicketCity Bowl against Northwestern at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas... made one catch for 16 yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... joined teammate DL Leon Mackey as a team captain against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... returned two punts for 31 yards (long 27) at Iowa State (9/29)... returned two punts for eight yards against New Mexico (9/15)... caught one pass for 12 yards and returned two punts for seven yards at Texas State (9/8)... made one catch for seven yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1) and also returned two punts for 37 yards (long 19). 2011 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... played in 9 games (2 starts) with 13 receptions and 121 receiving yards... averaged 9.3 yards per catch and 13.4 yards receiving per game... led team making 11 punt returns for 76 yards (6.9 avg.)... also was a perfect 2-for-2 in passing for 37 yards with a touchdown pass... one of three Red Raiders to throw a touchdown on the season (Doege, Karam)... suffered season-ending injury during Texas game... notched two catches for 26 yards and returned two kickoffs for 38 yards at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... made three catches for 15 yards receiving, returned three punts for eight yards and returned a kickoff for 14 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... completed only pass attempt to Seth Doege on a trick play at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... also returned one kickoff for 16 yards and one punt for 22 yards against the Sooners... made one catch for 14 yards and returned two punts for two yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... caught two passes for 17 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made two catches for 23 yards at Kansas (10/1)... caught one pass for five yards against Nevada (9/24)... became the first Texas Tech non-quarterback to throw for a touchdown since 2010 (WR Detron Lewis-to-WR Darrin Moore, at Oklahoma) when throwing a 26-yard TD pass to WR Darrin Moore with 10:35 left on the clock in the 2nd quarter to give Tech a 28-0 lead at New Mexico (9/17)... also caught one pass for 11 yards against the Lobos with one punt return for 25 yards... made season debut catching one pass for 10 yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3). 2010 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... played in 12 games (3 starts) catching 31 passes for 432 yards receiving with two touchdowns, including a 55-yard touchdown catch against New Mexico which marked the second longest play from scrimmage for Tech during the season... led team averaging 13.9 yards per reception... caught five passes for 50 yards with a 13-yard touchdown reception from Taylor Potts for the first touchdown in TicketCity Bowl history against Northwestern (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made three catches for 42 yards against Houston (11/27)... led team with six catches for a career-high 100 yards against Weber State (11/20)... one of 28 players in the Big 12 to tally 100-yards receiving in a game... first 100-yard receiving game of career... caught one pass for 35 yards at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... caught three passes for 25 yards, threw one pass (incomplete) and returned one punt for five yards against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... made one catch for three yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... had three catches for 19 yards at Colorado (10/23)... caught four passes for 68 yards (long of 29 yards) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... had three catches for 29 yards at Iowa State (10/2)... caught one pass for six yards and tallied 16 yards on one punt return against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... first touch of the season resulted in a 55-yard touchdown reception (also a career-long, previous was 50-yard catch in Alamo Bowl in 2009) that gave Texas Tech a 7-0 lead with 14:15 remaining in the first quarter at New Mexico (9/11)...

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missed season opener after undergoing an appendectomy (8/12). 2009 Had 85 all-purpose yards in the Alamo Bowl win over Michigan State ... caught three passes for 75 yards, including a 50-yard haul ... also returned a punt 10 yards ... led the Red Raiders with 92 yards on seven receptions against Baylor … caught four passes for 40 yards and a touchdown against Oklahoma ... grabbed a two-yard reception and returned two punts 30 yards at Oklahoma State ... returned two punts 30 yards against Kansas ... made two receptions for 32 yards ... returned three punts for 31 yards ... returned a punt nine yards and a had an 18-yard kickoff return in the win at Nebraska ... grabbed three receptions for 44 yards in the win over Kansas State ... finished the New Mexico game with 93 all-purpose yards, including 52 yards on five punt returns ... also had a 12-yard reception and a 29-yard kickoff return ... first-career start at Houston ... grabbed three catches for 30 yards ... made five catches for 73 yards against Texas … scored first touchdown of career on an 11 yard reception … total five catches for 53 yards against Rice … recorded one catch for 16 yards … returned three punts for 33 yards versus North Dakota. 2008 Redshirt season ... scout team member. HIGH SCHOOL Coronado High School in Lubbock, Texas … led Lubbock Coronado High School to an 11-2 record during senior season as a quarterback … passed for 2,908 yards and 25 touchdowns, while also rushing for 971 yards and 15 more scores … timed at 4.38 in the 40 … also timed at 10.7 in the 100M … named Offensive Player of the Year on the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s All-City and Class 5A-4A All-South Plains teams … CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Iowa State, Rice, Baylor and Arizona … High School Coach: Butch Henderson. PERSONAL Austin Zouzalik ... born on June 26, 1989, in Lubbock, Texas ... his father, Mark, is self-employed and a graduate of Texas State ... mother, Cheryl Aycock, is also a graduate of Texas State ... eight siblings; Ashleigh, Katy, Sarah, Caleigh, Corie, Connor, Casey and Jake ... enjoys playing X-Box, wakeboarding, snowboarding and going to the lake … majoring in general business. PUNT RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2009 13 21 201 0 26 9.6 15.5 2010 12 6 5 0 16 0.8 0.4 2011 9 11 76 0 25 6.9 8.4 2012 12 15 158 0 27 10.5 13.2 TOTAL 46 53 440 0 27 8.3 9.6 PASSING G Att Cmp Int Yds TD Lg Pct Avg/P Avg/G Effic 2009 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2010 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2011 9 2 2 0 37 1 26 100.0 18.5 4.1 420.4 2012 12 1 1 0 29 0 29 100.0 29.0 2.4 343.6 TOTAL 46 4 3 0 66 1 29 75.0 16.5 1.4 296.1 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2009 13 5 469 201 63 0 738 56.8 2010 12 0 432 5 38 0 475 39.6 2011 9 0 121 76 68 0 265 29.4 2012 12 2 223 158 0 0 383 31.9 TOTAL 46 7 1245 440 169 0 1861 40.5 CAREER HIGHS Receptions________________________________________ 7, vs. Baylor (2009) Receiving Yards________________________________ 100, vs. Weber State (2010) Receiving Touchdowns__________________________1 4x, vs. Northwestern (2010)* Rushes_____________________________________1 2x, at Kansas State (2012) Rushing Yards______________________________________ 5, vs. Baylor (2009) Rushing Touchdowns__________________________________________ None Total Touchdowns_____________________________1 5x, vs. Northwestern (2010)* Longest Rush______________________________________ 5, vs. Baylor (2009) Longest Reception_______________________________ 55, at New Mexico (2010) Punt Returns___________________________________ 5, vs. New Mexico (2009) Punt Return Yards________________________________52, vs. New Mexico (2009) Longest Punt Return_______________________________ 27, at Iowa State (2012) All-Purpose Yards_______________________________ 100, vs. Weber State (2010) * Indicates most recent high 67


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS BOWL HISTORY Texas Tech has made 35 postseason bowl appearances in its 88year history and ranks among the top 20 programs all-time in bowl games played. The Red Raiders rank third among current Big 12 Conference programs in appearances. ALL-TIME BOWL APPEARANCES School Appearances 1. Alabama__________________________60 2. Texas____________________________ 51 3. Tennessee_________________________49 USC_____________________________49 Nebraska_________________________49 6. Georgia__________________________48 7. Oklahoma_________________________46 8. Penn State_________________________44 LSU_____________________________44 10. Ohio State_________________________43 11. Michigan_________________________42 Georgia Tech_______________________42 13. Florida State________________________40 Florida___________________________40 15. Arkansas__________________________39 16. Auburn___________________________ 37 17. Texas Tech________________________35 18. Miami (Fla.)________________________34 Mississippi_________________________34 Texas A&M________________________34 Clemson__________________________34 22. UCLA____________________________ 32 Washington________________________ 32 West Virginia _______________________ 32 25. BYU_____________________________ 31 Notre Dame________________________ 31

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TICKETCITY BOWL Texas Tech 45, Northwestern 38 Most Valuable Player: Taylor Potts, QB VALERO ALAMO BOWL Texas Tech 41, Michigan State 31 Most Valuable Player: Taylor Potts, QB AT&T COTTON BOWL Mississippi 47, Texas Tech 34 KONICA-MINOLTA GATOR BOWL Texas Tech 31, Virginia 28 Most Valuable Player: Graham Harrell, QB INSIGHT BOWL Texas Tech 44, Minnesota 41 (OT) Offensive MVP: Graham Harrell, QB Defensive MVP: Antonio Huffman, DB AT&T COTTON BOWL Alabama 13, Texas Tech 10 Scholar-Athlete Award: David Schaefer PACIFIC LIFE HOLIDAY BOWL Texas Tech 45, California 31 Offensive MVP: Sonny Cumbie, QB Defensive MVP: Vincent Meeks, FS HOUSTON BOWL Texas Tech 38, Navy 14 Most Valuable Player: B.J. Symons, QB Defensive MVP: Adell Duckett, DE MAZDA TANGERINE BOWL Texas Tech 55, Clemson 15 Most Valuable Player: Kliff Kingsbury, QB Defensive MVP: John Saldi MASTERCARD ALAMO BOWL Iowa 19, Texas Tech 16 Sportsmanship Award: Anton Paige, WR GALLERYFURNITURE.COM BOWL East Carolina 40, Texas Tech 27 SANFORD INDEPENDENCE BOWL Mississippi 35, Texas Tech 18 Scholar-Athlete Award: Keith Cockrum BUILDERS SQUARE ALAMO BOWL Iowa 27, Texas Tech 0 Sportsmanship Award: Shane Dunn, OL WIESER LOCK COPPER BOWL Texas Tech 55, Air Force 41 Most Valuable Player: Byron Hanspard Offensive MVP: Zebbie Lethridge, QB COTTON BOWL USC 55, Texas Tech 14 JOHN HANCOCK BOWL Oklahoma 41, Texas Tech 10 Most Valuable Lineman: Shawn Jackson ALL-AMERICAN BOWL Texas Tech 49, Duke 21 Most Valuable Player: James Gray INDEPENDENCE BOWL Mississippi 20, Texas Tech 17 Outstanding Def. Player: James Mosley TANGERINE BOWL Florida State 40, Texas Tech 17 BLUEBONNET BOWL Nebraska 27, Texas Tech 24 Most Valuable Back: Rodney Allison, QB PEACH BOWL Texas Tech 6, Vanderbilt 6 Outstanding Off. Player: Larry Isaac, RB GATOR BOWL Texas Tech 28, Tennessee 19 Most Valuable Player: Joe Barnes, QB

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SUN BOWL North Carolina 32, Texas Tech 28 Most Valuable Player: George Smith Most Valuable Lineman: Ecomet Burley SUN BOWL Georgia Tech 17, Texas Tech 9 GATOR BOWL Georgia Tech 31, Texas Tech 21 Most Valuable Player: Donny Anderson, RB SUN BOWL Georgia 7, Texas Tech 0 SUN BOWL Wyoming 21, Texas Tech 14 GATOR BOWL Texas Tech 35, Auburn 13 Most Valuable Player: Bobby Cavazos SUN BOWL Texas Tech 25, Pacific 14 RAISIN BOWL San Jose State 20, Texas Tech 13 SUN BOWL Miami (Ohio) 13, Texas Tech 12 SUN BOWL Tulsa 6, Texas Tech 0 Most Valuable Player: Ty Bain COTTON BOWL St. Mary’s (Calif.) 20, Texas Tech 13 Outstanding Player: Elmer Tarbox, DB SUN BOWL West Virginia 7, Texas Tech 6

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS BOWL RECORDS INDIVIDUAL RECORDS RUSHING Most Attempts 33 James Gray vs. Duke_________________________ 1989 All-American 27 Byron Morris vs. Oklahoma____________________ 1993 John Hancock 24 Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force________________________1995 Copper Most Net Yards 280 James Gray vs. Duke_________________________ 1989 All-American 260 Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force________________________1995 Copper 172 George Smith vs. North Carolina_______________________ 1972 Sun Highest Average Per Carry (10 carry min.) 12.3 George Smith vs. North Carolina_______________________ 1972 Sun 10.9 Bobby Cavazos vs. Auburn__________________________ 1953 Gator 10.8 Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force________________________1995 Copper Most rushing TDs 4 James Gray vs. Duke_________________________ 1989 All-American 4 Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force________________________1995 Copper 3 Bobby Cavazos vs. Auburn__________________________ 1953 Gator 3 George Smith vs. North Carolina_______________________ 1972 Sun Longest Rushing TD 86 Eric Stephens vs. Northwestern_____________________ 2010 TicketCity PASSING Most Attempts 69 Graham Harrell vs. Virginia_________________________ 2007 Gator 60 Sonny Cumbie vs. California________________________ 2004 Holiday 58 Graham Harrell vs. Mississippi_______________________ 2008 Cotton Most Completions 44 Graham Harrell vs. Virginia_________________________ 2007 Gator 43 Taylor Potts vs. Northwester_______________________ 2010 TicketCity 41 B.J. Symons vs. Navy____________________________2003 Houston Highest Percentage of Completions (10 attempt min.) 77.4 B.J. Symons vs. Navy____________________________2003 Houston 74.4 Kliff Kingsbury vs. Clemson_______________________ 2002 Tangerine 72.7 Joe Barnes vs. Tennessee___________________________ 1973 Gator Most Yards Gained 520 Sonny Cumbie vs. California________________________ 2004 Holiday 497 B.J. Symons vs. Navy____________________________2003 Houston 445 Graham Harrell vs. Minnesota_______________________2006 Insight Most TD Passes 4 Kliff Kingsbury vs. East Carolina________________ 2000 galleryfurniture 4 B.J. Symons vs. Navy____________________________2003 Houston 4 Graham Harrell vs. Mississippi_______________________ 2008 Cotton 4 Taylor Potts vs. Northwestern______________________ 2010 TicketCity RECEIVING Most Receptions 11 Joel Filani vs Minnesota___________________________2006 Insight 10 Eric Morris vs. Mississippi__________________________ 2008 Cotton 10 Lyle Leong vs. Northwestern______________________ 2010 TicketCity Most Yards Gained 162 Joel Filani vs. Minnesota___________________________2006 Insight 147 Darrell Jones vs. East Carolina__________________ 2000 galleryfurniture Trey Haverty vs. California_________________________ 2004 Holiday Most TD Receptions 2 Billy Taylor vs. Nebraska________________________1976 Bluebonnet Derek Dorris vs. East Carolina__________________ 2000 galleryfurniture Mickey Peters vs. Navy___________________________2003 Houston Jarrett Hicks vs. California_________________________ 2004 Holiday

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Edward Britton vs. Mississippi_______________________ 2008 Cotton Lyle Leong vs. Northwestern______________________ 2010 TicketCity

KICKING Most FGs made 2 Brian Hall vs. Vanderbilt___________________________ 1974 Peach Tony Rogers vs. Air Force___________________________1995 Copper Robert Treece vs. Iowa____________________________ 2001 Alamo Robert Treece vs. Clemson________________________ 2002 Tangerine Matt Williams vs. Michigan State______________________ 2009 Alamo Most PATs 7 Tony Rogers vs. Air Force___________________________1995 Copper 6 Alex Trlica vs. California__________________________ 2004 Holiday Matt Williams vs. Northwestern____________________ 2010 TicketCity Most Points Scored 13 Tony Rogers vs. Air Force___________________________1995 Copper 12 Derek Dorris vs. East Carolina__________________ 2000 galleryfurniture Mickey Peters vs. Navy___________________________2003 Houston Jarrett Hicks vs. California_________________________ 2004 Holiday Taurean Henderson vs. California_____________________ 2004 Holiday Lyle Leong vs. Northwestern______________________ 2010 TicketCity Longest FG 52 Alex Trlica vs. Minnesota___________________________2006 Insight 50 Clinton Greathouse vs. Iowa_________________________ 2001 Alamo TOTAL OFFENSE Most Offensive Plays 73 Graham Harrell vs. Virginia_________________________ 2007 Gator 64 Graham Harrell vs. Mississippi_______________________ 2008 Cotton 62 Sonny Cumbie vs. California________________________ 2004 Holiday Most Yards 514 Sonny Cumbie vs. California________________________ 2004 Holiday 500 B.J. Symons vs. Navy____________________________2003 Houston 439 Graham Harrell vs. Minnesota_______________________2006 Insight

TEAM RECORDS Most Net Yards Rushing_____________________ 361 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper Highest Average per Rush____________________ 9.3 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper Most Passing Attempts________________________ 69 vs. Virginia, 2007 Gator Most Completions___________________________ 44 vs. Virginia, 2007 Gator Most Interceptions_________________________ 5 vs. St. Mary’s, 1938 Cotton Highest Completion Pct.______________________ 77.4 vs. Navy, 2003 Houston Most Passing Yards_______________________ 520 vs. California, 2004 Holiday Most TD Passes___________________________ 5 vs. Clemson, 2002 Tangerine Most Plays (Total Offense)__________________85/ 2009 Alamo & 2010 TicketCity Most Yards (Total Offense)____________________ 606 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper Most Points ______________________________ 55 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper _______________________________ 55 vs. Clemson, 2002 Tangerine Most Points Allowed___________________________ 55 vs. USC, 1994 Cotton Most Touchdowns___________________________7 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper ________________________________ 7 vs. Duke, 1989 All-American Most Field Goals____________________________2 vs. Air Force, 1995 Copper _________________________________ 2 vs. Vanderbilt, 1974 Peach ________________________________ 2 vs. Clemson, 2002 Tangerine ______________________________ 2 vs. Michigan State, 2009 Alamo Most Points in One Quarter_______________ 24 (4th) vs. Minnesota, 2006 Insight Most Points in One Half____________________ 34 vs. Clemson, 2002 Tangerine Most First Downs_____________________ 34 vs. Northwestern, 2010 TicketCity Most Penalties Against__________________________ 12 vs. Pacific, 1951 Sun Most Yards Penalized________________________ 127 vs. Navy, 2003 Houston Most Fumbles Lost_________________________________3 vs. four teams 69


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS PASSING RECORDS GAME Most Attempts:_______________________ 72 Graham Harrell vs. Oklahoma (2007) Most Completions: _____________________ 49 Kliff Kingsbury at Texas A&M (2002); vs. Missouri (2002) Highest Completion Percentage: __________ 90.9% Seth Doege at New Mexico (2011); 40-of-44 Most Yards per Completion: ______________ 28.8 Kliff Kingsbury vs. Oklahoma (1999); 9-of-17, 259 yards Consecutive Completions: ________________ 15 Seth Doege at New Mexico (2011) Taylor Potts vs. Baylor, Cotton Bowl Stadium (2010) Most Yards: __________________________661 B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 422, Billy Joe Tolliver vs. TCU (1985) Sophomore: 519, Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2006) Junior: 646, Graham Harrell at Oklahoma State (2007) Senior: 661, B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003) Most Touchdowns: ______________________ 8 B.J. Symons vs. Texas A&M (2003) Miscellaneous: Longest Texas Tech Pass: _________________ 95 Robert Hall to Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991) Most Passing Yards In A Half: _______________370 Steven Sheffield vs. Kansas State (2009) - First Half SINGLE-GAME YARDAGE LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003)________661 2. Graham Harrell at Oklahoma State (2007)___646 3. Cody Hodges vs. Kansas State (2005)______643 4. B.J. Symons at N.C. State (2003)_________586 5. B.J. Symons at Oklahoma State (2003)_____552 6. Graham Harrell vs. E. Washington (2008)___536 7. Sonny Cumbie vs. California (2004)_______520 8. Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2006)_________519 9. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Missouri (2002)_______510 10. B.J. Symons vs. Texas A&M (2003)________505 SEASON Most Attempts: _______________________719 B.J. Symons (2003) Most Completions: _____________________512 Graham Harrell (2007) Highest Completion Percentage: __________ 71.8% Graham Harrell (2007); 512-of-713 Most Yards per Completion: ______________ 15.1 Billy Joe Tolliver (1988); 190 completions, 2,869 yards Most Yards: _______________________ 5,833 B.J. Symons (2003) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 1,596, Zebbie Lethridge (1994) Sophomore: 4,555, Graham Harrell (2006) Junior: 5,705, Graham Harrell (2007) Senior: 5,833, B.J. Symons (2003) Most Yards per Game: _________________ 448.7 B.J. Symons (2003); 5,833/13 Most Touchdowns: _____________________ 52, B.J. Symons (2003) Miscellaneous: Most 300-Yard Games: ________________ 13 Graham Harrell (2007) Most 400-Yard Games: ________________ 11 Graham Harrell (2007)

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SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons (2003)_______________ 2. Graham Harrell (2007)____________ 3. Graham Harrell (2008)____________ 4. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_____________ 5. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_____________ 6. Graham Harrell (2006)____________ 7. Cody Hodges (2005)______________ 8. Seth Doege (2011)_______________ 9. Seth Doege (2012)_______________ 10. Taylor Potts (2010)_______________

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SINGLE-SEASON YARD PER GAME LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons (2003)_______________ 2. Graham Harrell (2007)____________ 3. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_____________ 4. Graham Harrell (2008)____________ 5. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_____________ 6. Cody Hodges (2005)______________ 7. Graham Harrell (2006)____________ 8. Seth Doege (2011)_______________ 9. Seth Doege (2012)_______________ 10. Kliff Kingsbury (2001)_____________

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SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons (2003)_________________ 2. Graham Harrell (2007)______________ 3. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_______________ Graham Harrell (2008)______________ 5. Seth Doege (2012)_________________ Graham Harrell (2006)______________ 7. Taylor Potts (2010)_________________ 8. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_______________ 9. Cody Hodges (2005)________________ Taylor Potts (2010)_________________

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SINGLE-SEASON PASS ATTEMPT LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons (2003)_________________719 2. Graham Harrell (2007)______________713 3. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_______________712 4. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_______________642 5. Graham Harrell (2008)______________626 6. Graham Harrell (2006)______________617 7. Kliff Kingsbury (2000)_______________585 8. Seth Doege (2011)_________________581 9. Taylor Potts (2010)_________________551 10. Cody Hodges (2005)________________531 SINGLE-SEASON COMPLETION LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2007)______________512 2. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_______________479 3. B.J. Symons (2003)_________________470 4. Graham Harrell (2008)______________442 5. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_______________421 6. Graham Harrell (2006)______________412 7. Seth Doege (2011)_________________398 8. Taylor Potts (2010)_________________369 9. Kliff Kingsbury (2001)_______________365 10. Kliff Kingsbury (2000)_______________362

CAREER Most Attempts: _____________________ 2,062 Graham Harrell (2005-08) Most Completions: ___________________ 1,403 Graham Harrell (2005-08) Highest Completion Percentage: ___________ 68.0 Graham Harrell (2005-08); 1,403-of-2,062 Most Yards per Completion: ______________ 14.9 Rodney Allison (1974-77); 161 completions, 2,411 yards Most Yards:________________________15,793 Graham Harrell (2005-08) Most Yards per Game:_________________ 350.9 Graham Harrell (2005-08);15,793.45 games Most Touchdowns: _____________________134 Graham Harrell (2005-08) Miscellaneous: Most 300-Yard Games: ________________ 32 Graham Harrell (2005-08) Most 400-Yard Games: ________________ 20 Graham Harrell (2005-08) CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2005-08)__________15,793 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)___________12,429 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)_____________ 8,365 4. Robert Hall (1990-93)_____________ 7,908 5. Taylor Potts (2007-10)_____________ 7,835 6. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)_________ 6,789 7. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)__________ 6,756 8. B.J. Symons (2000-03)____________ 6,378 9. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)___________ 5,116 10. Ron Reeves (1978-81)_____________ 4,688 CAREER TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2005-2008)___________134 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)_____________ 95 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)_______________ 68 4. Taylor Potts (2007-10)_______________ 62 5. B.J. Symons (2000-03)______________ 59 6. Robert Hall (1990-93)_______________ 48 7. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)___________ 42 8. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)____________ 38 9. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)_____________ 33 Cody Hodges (2002-05)______________ 33 CAREER PASS ATTEMPTS LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2005-08)__________ 2,062 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)___________ 1,883 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)_____________ 1,142 4. Taylor Potts (2007-10)_____________ 1,106 5. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)_________ 1,070 6. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)__________ 1,008 7. Robert Hall (1990-93)_______________997 8. B.J. Symons (2000-03)______________797 9. Ron Reeves (1978-81)_______________763 10. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)_____________704 CAREER COMPLETION LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2005-08)__________ 1,403 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)___________ 1,231 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)_______________788 4. Taylor Potts (2007-10)_______________733 5. B.J. Symons (2000-03)______________554 6. Robert Hall (1990-93)_______________548 7. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)___________519 8. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)____________493 9. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)_____________461 10. Cody Hodges (2002-05)______________360 70


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS PASSING/RECEIVING RECORDS TOP PASSING GAMES 1. B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003)___________________661 2. Graham Harrell at Oklahoma State (2007)______________646 3. Cody Hodges vs. Kansas State (2005)_________________643 4. B.J. Symons at N.C. State (2003)____________________586 5. B.J. Symons at Oklahoma State (2003)________________552 6. Graham Harrell vs. E. Washington (2008)_______________536 7. Sonny Cumbie vs. California (2004)__________________520 8. Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2006)____________________519 9. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Missouri (2002)__________________510 10. B.J. Symons vs. Texas A&M (2003)___________________505 11. Seth Doege vs. West Virginia (2012)__________________499 12. B.J. Symons vs. Navy (2003)______________________497 13. Steven Sheffield vs. Kansas State (2009)_______________490 14. B.J. Symons vs. Iowa State (2003)___________________487 15. Graham Harrell vs. UTEP (2007)____________________484 16. Graham Harrell vs. Baylor (2006)___________________483 17. Seth Doege vs. Kansas (2012)_____________________476 18. Kliff Kingsbury at Texas A&M (2002)_________________474 Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2008)____________________474 20. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Texas (2002)____________________473 21. Sonny Cumbie at SMU (2004)_____________________470 22. Graham Harrell at Texas (2007)____________________466 23. Taylor Potts vs. Baylor (2010)______________________462 24. Seth Doege vs. Kansas State (2011)__________________461 25. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Utah State (2000)_________________456 Graham Harrell vs. Oklahoma State (2008)______________456 Taylor Potts vs. Rice (2009)_______________________456 28. Cody Hodges vs. Florida International (2005)____________454 Graham Harrell at Kansas State (2008)________________454 30. Graham Harrell at Texas A&M (2008)_________________450 31. Sonny Cumbie at New Mexico (2004)_________________449 32. Billy Joe Tolliver vs. Oklahoma State (1988)_____________446 33. Graham Harrell vs. Minnesota (2006)_________________445 34. Seth Doege at Oklahoma (2011)____________________441 Sonny Cumbie vs. TCU (2004)______________________441 36. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Oklahoma State (2001)______________440 37. Sonny Cumbie vs. Nebraska (2004)__________________436 Cody Hodges vs. Sam Houston State (2005)_____________436 39. Graham Harrell at Baylor (2007)____________________433 40. Graham Harrell vs. Colorado (2007)__________________431 41. B.J. Symons at Baylor (2003)______________________428 42. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Oklahoma State (2002)______________425 Graham Harrell vs. Iowa State (2007)_________________425 Graham Harrell vs. Texas A&M (2007)_________________425 45. Billy Joe Tolliver vs. TCU (1985)_____________________422 46. Graham Harrell vs. Oklahoma (2007)_________________420 Taylor Potts at Texas (2009)_______________________420 48. Graham Harrell at SMU (2007)_____________________419 49. B.J. Symons vs. New Mexico (2003)__________________418 Graham Harrell vs. SMU (2008)____________________418 51. Graham Harrell at Rice (2007)_____________________414 52. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Kansas State (2001)________________409 53. Kliff Kingsbury at Missouri (2003)___________________408 Cody Hodges vs. Texas A&M (2005)__________________408 55. Kliff Kingsbury at New Mexico (2002)_________________407 Graham Harrell vs. Virginia (2007)___________________407 57. Kliff Kingsbury vs. Kansas (2000)___________________405 Taylor Potts vs. North Dakota (2009)_________________405 59. Sonny Cumbie vs. Texas (2004)_____________________403 60. Seth Doege at New Mexico (2011)___________________401 61. B.J. Symons vs. Colorado (2003)____________________399 62. Sonny Cumbie vs. Baylor (2004)____________________397 Graham Harrell at Missouri (2007)___________________397

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RECEIVING RECORDS GAME Most Receptions: ________________________________ 16 Eric Ward vs. Baylor (2011) Most Receptions by Class: Freshman: 15, Michael Crabtree vs. UTEP (2007) Sophomore: 16, Eric Ward vs. Baylor (2011); Wes Welker vs. Texas A&M (2001) Junior: 14, Wes Welker vs. Texas (2002) Senior: 15, Robert Johnson vs. SMU (2006) Most Yards: ___________________________________255 Joel Filani vs. Kansas State (2005) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 244, Michael Crabtree at Rice (2007) Sophomore: 241, Donnie Hart vs. Texas (1996) Junior: 255, Joel Filani vs. Kansas State (2005) Senior: 251, Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991) Most Yards per Reception: _________________________ 50.2 Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991); 5 rec.,251 yards Most Touchdowns: ________________________________ 4 Derek Dorris at Kansas (2000) Miscellaneous: Longest Texas Tech Reception (Game): _________________ 95 Rodney Blackshear from Robert Hall vs. Houston (1991) SINGLE-GAME RECEPTION LEADERS 1. Eric Ward vs. Baylor (2011)______________________ 2. Robert Johnson vs. SMU (2006)___________________ Michael Crabtree vs. UTEP (2007)__________________ 4. Wes Welker vs. Texas (2002)_____________________ Danny Amendola at Oklahoma State (2007)___________ Michael Crabtree at Oklahoma State (2007)___________ 7. Ricky Williams vs. North Texas (2001)_______________ Taurean Henderson at Texas A&M (2002)_____________ Wes Welker at Missouri (2003)___________________ 10. Larry Gilbert vs. Florida State (1966)________________ Leonard Harris vs. Houston (1983)_________________ Lloyd Hill vs. Wyoming (1992)____________________ Ricky Williams vs. Oklahoma (2001)________________ Nehemiah Glover vs. Nebraska (2004)_______________ Danny Amendola vs. UTEP (2007)_________________ Michael Crabtree vs. Oklahoma (2007)_______________ Darrin Moore vs. Texas State (2011)________________ Alex Torres vs. Kansas State (2011)_________________ Eric Ward, vs. Kansas (2012)_____________________

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SINGLE-GAME YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Joel Filani vs. Kansas State (2005)_________________255 2. Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991)______________251 3. Leonard Harris vs. Houston (1983)_________________248 4. Michael Crabtree at Rice (2007)___________________244 5. Donnie Hart vs. Texas (1996)____________________241 6. Michael Crabtree at Oklahoma State (2007)___________237 7. Carlos Francis vs. Utah State (2000)________________234 8. Danny Amendola at Oklahoma State (2007)___________233 9. Lloyd Hill vs. Wyoming (1992)____________________222 10. Darrin Moore vs. Texas State (2011)________________221 SEASON Most Receptions: ________________________________134 Michael Crabtree (2007) Most Receptions by Class: Freshman: 134, Michael Crabtree (2007) Sophomore: 97, Michael Crabtree (2008) Junior: 86, Wes Welker (2002) Senior: 109, Danny Amendola (2007) Most Yards: _________________________________ 1,962 Michael Crabtree (2007) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 1,962, Michael Crabtree (2007) Sophomore: 1,177, Jarrett Hicks (2004) Junior: 1,261, Lloyd Hill (1992) Senior: 1,300, Joel Filani (2006) Most Yards per Reception: _________________________ 22.1 Rodney Blackshear (1990) Most Touchdowns: _______________________________ 22 Michael Crabtree (2007) Miscellaneous: Most 100-Yard Games: ___________________________ 11 Michael Crabtree (2007)

SINGLE-SEASON RECEPTION LEADERS 1. Michael Crabtree (2007)_______________________134 2. Danny Amendola (2007)_______________________109 3. Taurean Henderson (2002)______________________ 98 4. Wes Welker (2003)__________________________ 97 Michael Crabtree (2008)_______________________ 97 6. Ricky Williams (2001)_________________________ 92 7. Joel Filani (2006)___________________________ 91 8. Robert Johnson (2006)________________________ 89 9. Detron Lewis (2010)_________________________ 87 10. Wes Welker (2002)__________________________ 86 SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Michael Crabtree (2007)_____________________ 2. Joel Filani (2006)_________________________ 3. Lloyd Hill (1992)__________________________ 4. Danny Amendola (2007)_____________________ 5. Carlos Francis (2003)_______________________ Jarrett Hicks (2004)________________________ 7. Michael Crabtree (2008)_____________________ 8. Wes Welker (2003)________________________ 9. Nehemiah Glover (2003)_____________________ 10. Wes Welker (2002)________________________

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SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Michael Crabtree (2007)_______________________ 2. Michael Crabtree (2008)_______________________ Lyle Leong (2010)___________________________ 4. Darrin Moore (2012)_________________________ Jarrett Hicks (2004)__________________________ Joel Filani (2006)___________________________ 7. Lloyd Hill (1992)____________________________ Mickey Peters (2003)_________________________ 9. Eric Ward (2012)____________________________ Eric Ward (2011)____________________________

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CAREER Most Receptions: 302, Taurean Henderson (2002-05) Most Yards: 3,127, Michael Crabtree (2007-08) Most Yards per Reception: 20.4, Rodney Blackshear (1987-91) Most Touchdowns: 41, Michael Crabtree (2007-08) Miscellaneous: Most 100-Yard Receiving Games: 15, Michael Crabtree (2007-08) CAREER RECEPTION LEADERS 1. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)___________________302 2. Wes Welker (2000-03)________________________259 3. Detron Lewis (2007-10)_______________________238 4. Michael Crabtree (2007-08)_____________________231 5. Nehemiah Glover (2001-04)_____________________223 6. Carlos Francis (2000-03)_______________________216 7. Danny Amendola (2004-07)_____________________204 8. Jarrett Hicks (2003-06)________________________198 9. Mickey Peters (2000-03)_______________________196 10. Lloyd Hill (1990-93)__________________________189 CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Michael Crabtree (2007-08)___________________ 3,127 2. Wes Welker (2000-03)______________________ 3,069 3. Lloyd Hill (1990-93)________________________ 3,059 4. Carlos Francis (2000-03)_____________________ 3,027 5. Jarrett Hicks (2003-06)______________________ 2,859 6. Detron Lewis (2007-10)_____________________ 2,729 7. Nehemiah Glover (2001-04)___________________ 2,725 8. Joel Filani (2003-06)_______________________ 2,667 9. Mickey Peters (2000-03)_____________________ 2,318 10. Danny Amendola (2004-07)___________________ 2,246 CAREER TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Michael Crabtree (2007-08)_____________________ 41 2. Lyle Leong (2007-10)_________________________ 32 3. Jarrett Hicks (2003-06)________________________ 30 4. Joel Filani (2003-06)_________________________ 23 5. Darrin Moore (2010-12)_______________________ 22 Eric Ward (2010-12)__________________________ 22 Mickey Peters (2000-03)_______________________ 22 8. Carlos Francis (2000-03)_______________________ 21 Wes Welker (2000-03)________________________ 21 Nehemiah Glover (2001-04)_____________________ 21

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS RUSHING RECORDS GAME Most Attempts: ________________________43 Anthony Hutchison vs. TCU (1982) Most Yards: _________________________ 287 Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 230, Shaud Williams vs. Colorado (1999) Sophomore: 260, Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force (1995) Junior: 287, Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996) Senior: 268, James Hadnot vs. New Mexico (1978) Most Yards per Attempt: ________________ 14.1 Taurean Henderson vs. Indiana State (2005); 10, 141 yards Most Touchdowns: ______________________ 5 James Gray vs. Rice (1989); Billy Taylor vs. TCU (1977) Miscellaneous: Most Players Gaining: 100 Yards Ricky Williams (159) and Rob Peters (106) vs. Baylor (1998) Most Yards Gained by Two Players: 385 vs. Baylor (1996); Byron Hanspard (287) and Sammy Morris (98) Longest Texas Tech Run: ________________90 Donny Anderson vs. TCU (1964) SINGLE-GAME YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996)_________ 287 2. James Gray vs. Duke (1989)____________ 280 3. Byron Hanspard vs. Oklahoma State (1996)___ 272 4. James Hadnot vs. New Mexico (1978)______ 268 5. Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force (1995)_______ 260 6. Ricky Williams vs. UTEP (1998)___________ 251 7. Byron Hanspard vs. SW Louisiana (1996)_____ 247 8. Ricky Williams vs. Fresno State (1998)______ 244 9. James Gray vs. Arizona (1989)___________ 234 10. James Gray vs. SMU (1989)_____________ 232 SEASON Most Attempts: 339, Byron Hanspard (1996) Most Yards: 2,084, Byron Hanspard (1996) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 894, Ricky Williams (1997) Sophomore: 1,582, Ricky Williams (1998) Junior: 2,084, Byron Hanspard (1996) Senior: 1,752, Byron Morris (1993) Most Yards per Attempt: 9.1, Lonnie Graham (1954) Most Yards per Game: 189.5, Byron Hanspard (1996) Most Touchdowns: 22, Byron Morris (1993) SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard (1996)______________2,084 2. Byron Morris (1998)________________1,752 3. Ricky Williams (1998)_______________1,582 4. James Gray (1989)_________________1,509 5. Byron Hanspard (1995)______________1,374 6. James Hadnot (1979)_______________1,371 7. James Hadnot (1978)_______________1,369 8. Byron Morris (1992)________________1,279 9. Doug McCutchen (1970)_____________1,068 10. James Gray (1987)_________________1,006

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SINGLE-SEASON ATTEMPT LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard (1996)_______________ 339 2. Ricky Williams (1998)________________ 336 3. Byron Morris (1993)_________________ 298 4. James Hadnot (1979)________________ 273 5. James Gray (1989)__________________ 263 6. James Hadnot (1978)________________ 251 7. Byron Hanspard (1995)_______________ 248 8. Byron Morris (1992)_________________ 242 9. Doug McCutchen (1970)______________ 227 10. Anthony Lynn (1990)________________ 224

CAREER TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. James Gray (1986-89)_________________52 2. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)____________50 3. Byron Morris (1991-93)________________37 4. Ricky Williams (1997-01)_______________36 5. Shannon Woods (2005-08)______________33 6. Bobby Cavazos (1951-53)_______________32 7. Larry Isaac (1973-76)_________________31 8. Billy Taylor (1974-77)_________________29 Byron Hanspard (1994-96)______________29 Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)_____________29

SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Byron Morris (1993)__________________22 2. James Gray (1989)___________________20 3. Donny Anderson (1965)________________17 Taurean Henderson (2005)______________17 5. Taurean Henderson (2004)______________16 6. Ricky Williams (2001)_________________14 Baron Batch (2009)__________________14 8. Bobby Cavazos (1953)_________________13 Billy Taylor (1977)___________________13 Byron Hanspard (1996)________________13 Ricky Williams (1998)_________________13

TOP RUSHING GAMES

CAREER Most Attempts: _______________________ 789 Ricky Williams (1997-01) Most Yards: ________________________4,219 Byron Hanspard (1994-96) Most Yards per Attempt: _________________ 6.2 James Sides (1953-55) Most Yards per Game: __________________127.8 Byron Hanspard (1994-96) Most Touchdowns: ______________________52 James Gray (1986-89) Miscellaneous: Most Games Rushing for 100 Yards: _________21 Byron Hanspard (1994-96) Most Games Rushing for 200 Yards: _________ 6 Byron Hanspard (1994-96) CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard (1994-96)____________4,219 2. James Gray (1986-89)_______________4,066 3. Ricky Williams (1997-01)_____________3,661 4. Byron Morris (1991-93)______________3,544 5. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)__________3,241 6. James Hadnot (1976-79)_____________2,794 7. Larry Isaac (1973-76)_______________2,633 8. Baron Batch (2006, 2008-10)__________2,501 9. Donny Anderson (1963-65)___________2,280 10. Shannon Woods (2005-08)____________2,249 CAREER ATTEMPT LEADERS 1. Ricky Williams (1997-01)______________ 789 2. Byron Hanspard (1994-96)_____________ 760 3. James Gray (1986-89)________________ 742 4. Byron Morris (1991-93)_______________ 638 5. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)___________ 577 6. Larry Isaac (1973-76)________________ 538 7. James Hadnot (1976-78)______________ 532 8. Donny Anderson (1963-65)____________ 526 9. Doug McCutchen (1970-72)____________ 496 10. Anthony Lynn (1988-91)______________ 492

Total 100-Yard Performances: 189 Total 200-Yard Performances: 26 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17. 19. 20. 21. 22. 24. 27. 29. 30. 31. 32. 34. 35. 36. 38. 39. 43. 44. 46. 48. 49. 50. 51.

Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996)_________ 287 James Gray vs. Duke (1989)_____________ 280 Byron Hanspard vs. Oklahoma State (1996)____ 272 James Hadnot vs. New Mexico (1978)_______ 268 Byron Hanspard vs. Air Force (1995)________ 260 Ricky Williams vs. UTEP (1998)___________ 251 Byron Hanspard vs. SW Louisiana (1996)_____ 247 Ricky Williams vs. Fresno State (1998)_______ 244 James Gray vs. Arizona (1989)____________ 234 James Gray vs. SMU (1989)_____________ 232 Shaud Williams vs. Colorado (1999)________ 230 Byron Hanspard vs. Houston (1995)________ 228 James Gray vs. Rice (1989)______________ 227 Byron Hanspard vs. Utah State (1996)_______ 224 Byron Morris vs. Houston (1993)__________ 223 Byron Morris vs. TCU (1993)_____________ 223 Byron Morris vs. SMU (1993)____________ 222 Byron Morris vs. Houston (1992)__________ 222 Byron Hanspard vs. Georgia (1996)_________ 214 James Hadnot vs. Baylor (1978)___________ 212 James Gray vs. TCU (1989)______________ 209 Walter Schlinkman vs. Creighton (1942)______ 206 Anthony Hutchison vs. SMU (1982)_________ 206 James Hadnot vs. Rice (1979)____________ 204 Cliff Hoskins vs. Baylor (1972)____________ 204 Doug McCutchen vs. TCU (1970)__________ 204 Byron Morris vs. TCU (1992)_____________ 199 James Hadnot vs. Houston (1979)_________ 199 Byron Hanspard vs. Texas A&M (1996)_______ 198 Byron Hanspard vs. Kansas (1996)_________ 194 James Gray vs. Rice (1988)______________ 181 Byron Hanspard vs. SMU (1995)___________ 180 Byron Hanspard vs. Arkansas State (1995)____ 180 Ricky Williams vs. Kansas (1997)__________ 179 Anthony Hutchison vs. New Mexico (1981)____ 178 Byron Morris vs. SMU (1992)____________ 175 Anthony Hutchison vs. TCU (1982)_________ 175 Byron Morris vs. Baylor (1993)___________ 174 James Gray vs. TCU (1987)______________ 173 James Gray vs. Rice (1987)______________ 173 Billy Taylor vs. Arizona (1976)____________ 173 Joe Barnes vs. SMU (1973)______________ 173 George Smith vs. North Carolina (1972)______ 172 Ricky Williams vs. North Texas (1998)_______ 170 Sammy Morris vs. Texas A&M (1999)________ 170 Donny Anderson vs. TCU (1969)___________ 169 Taurean Henderson at Kansas (2004)_______ 169 Robert Lewis vs. Arkansas (1983)__________ 167 James Hadnot vs. SMU (1978)____________ 166 Ricky Williams vs. Baylor (1998)__________ 159 Byron Morris vs. Texas (1993)____________ 158 George Smith vs. New Mexico (1972)_______ 158 72


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS TOTAL OFFENSE/ALL-PURPOSE GAME Most Plays: __________________________78 Kliff Kingsbury vs. Missouri (2002); 8 rush, 70 pass Most Yards: _________________________ 681 B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 398, Billy Joe Tolliver vs. TCU (1985) Sophomore: 518, Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2006) Junior: 643, Graham Harrell at Oklahoma State (2007) Senior: 661, B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003) Most Touchdowns Responsible For: ___________ 8 B.J. Symons vs. Texas A&M (2003) SINGLE-GAME YARDAGE LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons at Mississippi (2003)_________ 681 2. Graham Harrell at Oklahoma State (2007)___ 643 3. B.J. Symons at N.C. State (2003)_________ 618 4. Cody Hodges vs. Kansas State (2005)______ 604 5. Graham Harrell vs. E. Washington (2008)____ 538 6. B.J. Symons vs. Iowa State (2003)________ 529 B.J. Symons at Oklahoma State (2003)_____ 529 8. Graham Harrell vs. Texas (2006)_________ 518 9. Steven Sheffield vs. Kansas State (2009)____ 509 SEASON Most Plays: _________________________ 814 Kliff Kingsbury (2002); 102 rush, 712 pass Most Yards: ________________________5,976 B.J. Symons (2003) Most Yards by Class: Freshman: 1,885, Zebbie Lethridge (1994) Sophomore: 4,489, Graham Harrell (2006) Junior: 5,614, Graham Harrell (2007) Senior: 5,976, B.J. Symons (2003) Most Yards per Game: __________________459.7 B.J. Symons (2003) Most Touchdowns Responsible For: ___________57 B.J. Symons (2003) SINGLE-SEASON ATTEMPT LEADERS 1. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)_______________ 814 2. Graham Harrell (2007)_______________ 751 3. B.J. Symons (2003)_________________ 740 4. Sonny Cumbie (2004)_______________ 694 5. Graham Harrell (2008)_______________ 667 6. Kliff Kingsbury (2000)_______________ 663 7. Graham Harrell (2006)_______________ 649 8. Cody Hodges (2005)________________ 640 9. Seth Doege (2011)_________________ 635 10. Taylor Potts (2010)_________________ 617 SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. B.J. Symons (2003); 143 RUSH, 5,833 PASS___ 5,976 2. Graham Harrell (2007); -91 RUSH, 5,705 PASS___5,614 3. Graham Harrell (2008); -15 RUSH, 5,111 PASS___5,096 4. Kliff Kingsbury (2002); -114 RUSH, 5,017 PASS__4,903 5. Sonny Cumbie (2004); -167 RUSH, 4,742 PASS__4,575 6. Graham Harrell (2006); -66 RUSH, 4,555 PASS___4,489 7. Cody Hodges (2005); 191 RUSH, 4,238 PASS____4,429 8. Seth Doege (2011); 46 RUSH, 4,004 PASS___4,050 9. Seth Doege (2012); 34 RUSH, 3,934 PASS____3,973 9. Taylor Potts (2010); 4 RUSH, 3,726 PASS___3,730

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SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR 1. B.J. Symons (2003)__________________57 2. Graham Harrell (2007)________________52 3. Graham Harrell (2008)________________51 4. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)________________47 5. Graham Harrell (2006)________________40 6. Seth Doege (2012)__________________39 7. Taylor Potts (2010)__________________37 8. Sonny Cumbie (2004)________________34 Cody Hodges (2005)_________________34 10. Seth Doege (2011)__________________32 CAREER Most Plays: ________________________2,158 Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02); 275 rush, 1,883 pass Most Yards: ________________________ 15,611 Graham Harrell (2005-08); -182 rush, 15,793 pass Most Yards per Game: __________________278.7 Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02) Most Touchdowns Responsible For: __________ 100 Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02) CAREER ATTEMPT LEADERS 1. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)____________2,158 2. Graham Harrell (2005-2008)__________2,124 3. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)___________1,539 4. Robert Hall (1990-93)______________1,341 5. Ron Reeves (1978-81)______________1,333 6. Seth Doege (2009-12)______________1,253 7. Taylor Potts (2007-10)______________1,165 8. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)___________1,150 9. B.J. Symons (2000-03)_______________ 864 10. Ricky Williams (1997-01)_____________ 789 CAREER TOTAL OFFENSE LEADERS 1. Graham Harrell (2005-2008)_________ 15,611 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-01)___________ 12,263 3. Robert Hall (1990-93)______________8,489 4. Seth Doege (2009-12)______________8,399 5. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)___________7,690 6. Taylor Potts (2007-10)______________7,653 7. B.J. Symons (2000-03)______________6,586 8. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)___________6,475 9. Ron Reeves (1978-81)______________5,544 10. Sonny Cumbie (2001-04)____________4,965 CAREER TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR 1. Graham Harrell (2005-2008)___________ 146 2. Kliff Kingsbury (1999-02)_____________ 100 3. Seth Doege (2009-12)________________73 4. Zebbie Lethridge (1994-97)_____________71 5. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)___________70 6. Taylor Potts (2007-10)________________66 7. B.J. Symons (2000-03)________________61 8. James Gray (1986-89)________________52 9. Billy Joe Tolliver (1985-88)_____________44 10. Robert Hall (1990-93)________________41

ALL PURPOSE YARDS GAME Yards: ____________________________ 347 Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996) Yards by Class: Freshman: 271, Wes Welker vs. Kansas (2000) Sophomore: 269, Byron Hanspard vs. Houston (1995) Junior: 347, Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996) Senior: 341, Donny Anderson vs. Oklahoma St. (1965) SINGLE-GAME YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard vs. Baylor (1996)________ 347 2. Donny Anderson vs. Oklahoma St. (1965)____ 341 3. Wes Welker at Texas A&M (2002)_________ 327 4. Donny Anderson vs. TCU (1965)__________ 303 5. James Hadnot vs. New Mexico (1978)______ 297 6. Leonard Harris vs. Houston (1983)________ 283 7. Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991)_____ 274 8. Byron Hanspard vs. Oklahoma St. (1996)____ 272 9. Wes Welker vs. Kansas (2000)___________ 271 10. James Gray vs. SMU (1989)____________ 269 Byron Hanspard vs. Houston (1995)_______ 269 SEASON Yards: ___________________________2,276 Byron Hanspard (1996) Yards by Class: Freshman: 1,978, Michael Crabtree (2007) Sophomore: 1,848, Byron Hanspard (1995) Junior: 2,276, Byron Hanspard (1996) Senior: 2,107, Donny Anderson (1965) Yards per Game: _____________________206.9 Byron Hanspard (1996) SINGLE-SEASON LEADERS 1. Byron Hanspard (1996)_____________2,276 2. Donny Anderson (1965)_____________2,107 3. Wes Welker (2002)________________2,055 4. Michael Crabtree (2007)_____________1,978 5. Eric Stephens (2010)_______________1,951 6. Byron Morris (1993)_______________1,902 7. Byron Hanspard (1995)_____________1,848 8. Shannon Woods (2006)_____________1,808 9. Ricky Williams (1998)______________1,758 10. Donny Anderson (1964)_____________1,710 CAREER Yards: ___________________________5,730 Wes Welker (2000-03) Yards per Game: _____________________171.9 Donny Anderson (1963-65) CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2000-03)______________5,730 2. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)_________5,308 3. Donny Anderson (1963-65)___________5,156 4. Byron Hanspard (1994-96)___________5,115 5. Ricky Williams (1997-01)____________5,024 6. James Gray (1986-89)______________4,796 7. Eric Stephens (2009-12)_____________4,409 8. Danny Amendola (2004-07)___________3,839 9. Byron Morris (1991-93)_____________3,822 10. Baron Batch (2006, 2008-10)__________3,612

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Points: ______________________________________30 Billy Taylor vs. TCU (1977); James Gray vs. Rice (1989); Byron Hanspard vs. SMU (1995) Touchdowns: ___________________________________ 5 Billy Taylor vs. TCU (1977); James Gray vs. Rice (1989); Byron Hanspard vs. SMU (1995); Taurean Henderson vs. Kansas State (2005) Points by Kicking: _________________________________16 vs. Texas A&M (2011); 4 FG, 4 PAT Field Goals Made: ________________________________ 4 10 times; latest, Donnie Carona vs. Texas A&M (2011) Longest Field Goal Made: ___________________________ 57 Bill Adams vs. Texas A&M (1977)

Points: _____________________________________ 134 Byron Morris (1993); 22 TD, 1 conversion Points by Class: Freshman: 132, Michael Crabtree (2007) Sophomore: 114, Michael Crabtree (2008) Junior: 108, Taurean Henderson (2004) Senior: 134, Byron Morris (1993) Points per Game: ________________________________12.2 Byron Morris (1993) Touchdowns: ___________________________________22 Byron Morris (1993); Taurean Henderson (2005); Michael Crabtree (2007) Points by Kicking: _______________________________ 106 Alex Trlica (2007); 13 FG, 67 PAT Conversions Made: ________________________________67 Alex Trlica (2007) Conversions Attempted: ____________________________70 Keith Toogood (2003) Field Goals Made: ________________________________17 Bill Adams (1979); Ricky Gann (1984); Lin Elliott (1991) Field Goals Attempted: _____________________________26 Ricky Gann (1984); Lin Elliott (1991) Field Goal Percentage: ____________________________.824 Lin Elliott (1990); 14-of-17 Most PAT Kicks, No Misses: ___________________________67 Alex Trlica (2007) Perfect PAT Seasons:___________________________ 13 Times 1972, Don Grimes (34-of-34); 1978, Bill Adams (26-of-26); 1990, Lin Elliott (32-of-32); 1995, Tony Rogers (37-of-37); 2001, Robert Treece (49-of-49); 2002, Robert Treece (54-of-54); 2004, Alex Trlica (55-of-55); 2005, Alex Trlica (60-of-60); 2006, Alex Trlica (51-of-51); 2007, Alex Trlica (67-of-67); 2008, Matt Williams (33-of-33); 2010, Matt Williams (56-of-56); Donnie Carona (50-of-50); 2011

LONGEST TOUCHDOWN RUNS 1. Donny Anderson vs. TCU (1964)___________________90 2. Lonnie Graham vs. West Texas State (1955)____________89 3. Percy Walker vs. TCU (1926)_____________________88 Glen Lewis vs. Texas Western (1948)________________88 Bobby Cavazos vs. Baylor (1951)__________________88 6. Ansel Cole vs. Tulsa (1983)______________________87 7. Eric Stephens vs. Northwestern (2010)______________86 8. Byron Hanspard vs. Oklahoma State (1996)____________72 9. Robert Hall vs. Rice (1991)______________________70 10. Byron Hanspard vs. SW Louisiana (1996)_____________65 LONGEST TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS 1. Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991)______________95 2. Cal Stevenson vs. Texas A&M (1948)________________90 3. Brian Nelson vs. TCU (1976)_____________________88 4. Donnie Hart vs. Texas (1996)____________________86 5. James Gray vs. Arizona (1988)___________________85 Rodney Blackshear vs. Arkansas (1990)______________85 7. John Roberts vs. Arkansas (1957)__________________84 8. Michael Crabtree at Nevada (2008)________________82 9. Don Schmidt vs. Houston (1954)__________________80 Mickie Barron vs. Baylor (1958)___________________80 Rodney Blackshear vs. Houston (1991)______________80 Jarrett Hicks vs. Nebraska (2004)__________________80 LONGEST FIELD GOALS 1. Bill Adams vs. Texas A&M (1977)__________________57 2. Kenny Vinyard vs. TCU (1966)____________________55 David Mellot vs. New Mexico (1975)________________55 Ricky Gann vs. Houston (1984)___________________55 Jaret Greaser vs. Texas (1996)____________________55 6. Kenny Vinyard vs. Texas (1967)___________________54 7. Bill Adams vs. SMU (1978)______________________53 Jaret Greaser vs. Kansas State (1996)_______________53 Tony Rogers vs. Kansas State (1996)________________53 Chris Birkholz vs. Texas (1998)___________________53 Bowl Game Alex Trlica vs. Minnesota (2006 Insight Bowl)__________52

CAREER Points: 414, Taurean Henderson (2002-05) – 69 TD Points per Game: 9.4, Michael Crabtree (2007-08), 246 points, 26 games Touchdowns: 69, Taurean Henderson (2002-05) Points by Kicking: 377, Alex Trlica (2004-07); 48 FG, 233 PAT Conversions Made: 233, Alex Trlica (2004-07) Conversions Attempted: 233, Alex Trlica (2004-07) Field Goals Made: 48, Alex Trlica (2004-07) Field Goals Attempted: 73, Alex Trlica (2004-07) Field Goal Percentage: .724, Robert Treece (2001-02); 21-of-29 Consecutive Field Goals Made (Career): 10, Bill Adams (1979); 10, Scott Segrist (1988)

SINGLE-SEASON SCORING LEADERS 1. Byron Morris (1993); 22 TD, 1 conversion____________ 134 2. Taurean Henderson (2005); 22 TD________________ 132 Michael Crabtree (2007); 22 TD__________________ 132 4. James Gray (1989); 20 TD_____________________ 120 5. Michael Crabtree (2008); 19 TD__________________ 114 Lyle Leong (2010); 19 TD______________________ 114 7. Byron Hanspard (1995); 18 TD__________________ 108 Ricky Williams (2001); 18 TD___________________ 108 Taurean Henderson (2004); 18 TD________________ 108 10. Alex Trlica (2007); 12 FG, 63 PAT_________________ 106

CAREER SCORING LEADERS 1. Taurean Henderson (2002-05); 69 TD______________ 414 2. Alex Trlica (2004-07); 48 FG, 233 PAT______________ 377 3. James Gray (1986-89); 52 TD___________________ 312 4. Ricky Williams (1997-01); 42 TD_________________ 252 5. Michael Crabtree (2007-08); 41 TD________________ 246 6. Shannon Woods (2005-08); 40 TD________________ 240 7. Byron Hanspard (1994-96); 38 TD________________ 228 8. Byron Morris (1991-93); 37 TD, 2 conversions_________ 226 9. Lin Elliott (1988-91); 40 FG, 100 PAT_______________ 220 10. Scott Segrist (1985-88); 41 FG, 92 PAT______________ 215

SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Byron Morris (1993)_________________________22 Taurean Henderson (2005)_____________________22 Michael Crabtree (2007)_______________________22 4. James Gray (1989)__________________________20 5. Michael Crabtree (2008)_______________________19 Lyle Leong (2010)___________________________19 7. Byron Hanspard (1995)________________________18 Ricky Williams (2001)________________________18 Taurean Henderson (2004)_____________________18 10. Donny Anderson (1965)_______________________17 Lyle Leong (2010)___________________________17

CAREER TOUCHDOWN LEADERS 1. Taurean Henderson (2002-05)___________________69 2. James Gray (1986-89)________________________52 3. Ricky Williams (1997-01)______________________42 4. Michael Crabtree (2007-08)_____________________41 5. Shannon Woods (2005-08)_____________________40 6. Byron Hanspard (1994-96)_____________________38 7. Byron Morris (1991-93)_______________________37 8. Bobby Cavazos (1951-53)______________________32 Baron Batch (2006, 2008-10)____________________32 Lyle Leong (2007-10)_________________________32 11. Larry Isaac (1973-76)_________________________31 Wes Welker (2000-03)________________________31 CAREER FIELD GOAL LEADERS 1. Alex Trlica (2004-07)_________________________48 2. Bill Adams (1977-79)_________________________43 3. Ricky Gann (1981-84)________________________41 Scott Segrist (1985-88)_______________________41 5. Lin Elliott (1988-91)_________________________40 6. Jon Davis (1991-94)_________________________35 Chris Birkholz (1998-00)_______________________35 8. Don Grimes (1971-73)________________________29 9. Brian Hall (1974-77)_________________________28 10. Tony Rogers (1994-97)________________________25 Robert Treece (2001-02)_______________________25

SINGLE-SEASON FIELD GOAL LEADERS 1. Bill Adams (1979)___________________________17 Ricky Gann (1984)__________________________17 Lin Elliott (1991)___________________________17 4. Bill Adams (1978)___________________________16 Chris Birkholz (1998)_________________________16 6. Ryan Bustin (2012)__________________________15 Brian Hall (1976)___________________________15 Scott Segrist (1988)__________________________15 Alex Trlica (2006)___________________________15 10. Lin Elliott (1990)___________________________14 Donnie Carona (2011)________________________14 SINGLE-SEASON PAT LEADERS 1. Alex Trlica (2007)___________________________67 2. Keith Toogood (2003)_________________________66 3. Alex Trlica (2005)___________________________60 Matt Williams (2009)_________________________60 5. Matt Williams (2010)_________________________56 6. Ryan Bustin (2012)__________________________55 Alex Trlica (2004)___________________________55 8. Robert Treece (2002)_________________________54 9. Alex Trlica (2006)___________________________51 10. Donnie Carona (2011)________________________50

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SINGLE-SEASON TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR 1. B.J. Symons (2003)__________________________57 2. Graham Harrell (2007)________________________52 3. Graham Harrell (2008)________________________51 4. Kliff Kingsbury (2002)________________________47 5. Graham Harrell (2006)________________________40 6. Seth Doege (2012)__________________________39 7. Taylor Potts (2010)__________________________37 8. Sonny Cumbie (2004)________________________34 Cody Hodges (2005)_________________________34 10. Seth Doege (2011)__________________________32

CAREER PAT LEADERS 1. Alex Trlica (2004-07)________________________ 233 2. Matt Williams (2008-10)______________________ 149 3. Jon Davis (1991-94)________________________ 103 4. Lin Elliott (1988-91)________________________ 100 5. Robert Treece (2001-02)_______________________97 6. Scott Segrist (1985-88)_______________________92 7. Chris Birkholz (1998-00)_______________________88 8. Donnie Carona (2008-11)______________________83 9. Brian Hall (1974-76)_________________________79 10. Don Grimes (1971-73)________________________78

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS DEFENSIVE RECORDS GAME

SEASON

Tackles: _____________________________30 Donald Harris vs. Arizona (1988) Fumble Return for Touchdown: ______________ 1 several times; most recently, Cornelius Douglas vs. Ok. State (2011) Interceptions: _________________________ 3 Daniel Charbonnet vs. SMU (2008); Darcel McBath at Kansas (2008) Interception Return for Touchdown: ___________ 1 several times; most recently, Jarvis Phillips vs. Texas (2010) Longest Fumble Return: __________________92 Marcus Coleman vs. New Mexico (1995) Longest Interception Return: _______________98 Dave Parks vs. Colorado (1962)

Tackles: ____________________________ 193 Lawrence Flugence (2002) Tackles for Loss: _____________________ 24.5 Adell Duckett (2003) Tackles for Loss Yards: ___________________ 123 Adell Duckett (2003), Brandon Williams (2008) Sacks: ___________________________ 15.0 Brandon Sharpe (2009) Sack Yards: __________________________ 104 Brandon Sharpe (2009), Brandon Williams (2008) Fumble Recoveries: _____________________ 4 Zach Thomas (1995), Paul McClendon (2001), Daniel Charbonnet (2008) Fumble Returns for Touchdowns: ____________ 3 Paul McClendon (2001) Interceptions: _________________________11 Elmer Tarbox (1938) Interception Return for Touchdowns: __________ 2 Marcus Coleman (1994), Darcel McBath (2008) Most Passes Broken Up: ___________________24 Joselio Hanson (2002) Most Blocked Kicks: _____________________ 3 Marcus Coleman (1992) SINGLE-SEASON TACKLE LEADERS 1. Lawrence Flugence (2002)____________ 193 2. Brad Hastings (1985)_______________ 171 3. Lawrence Flugence (2000)____________ 156 4. Michael Johnson (1987)______________ 154 5. Brad Hastings (1986)_______________ 153 Kevin Curtis (1999)_________________ 153 7. Ryan Aycock (2002)________________ 151 8. Lawrence Flugence (2001)____________ 145 9. Brad Hastings (1984)_______________ 141 Donald Harris (1988)_______________ 141 James Mosley (1988)_______________ 141

SINGLE-SEASON INTERCEPTION LEADERS 1. Elmer Tarbox (1938)_________________11 2. John Thompson (1951)_______________ 8 Tracy Saul (1989)___________________ 8 Tracy Saul (1991)___________________ 8 5. Teddy Roberts (1964)________________ 7 Darcel McBath (2008)________________ 7 7. Elmer Tarbox (1937)_________________ 6 Tate Randle (1979)__________________ 6 Boyd Cowan (1987)_________________ 6 Bart Thomas (1994)_________________ 6 Ryan Aycock (2003)_________________ 6 CAREER Tackles: ____________________________ 500 Lawrence Flugence (1999-02) Tackles for Loss: _______________________53 Montae Reagor (1995-98) Tackles for Loss Yards: ___________________ 205 Montae Reagor (1995-98) Sacks: ___________________________ 34.0 Aaron Hunt (1999-02) Sack Yards: __________________________ 170 Aaron Hunt (1999-02) Fumble Recoveries: _____________________ 7 Zach Thomas (1992-95) Fumble Returns for Touchdowns: ____________ 3 Paul McClendon (1998-2001) Interceptions: _________________________25 Tracy Saul (1989-91) Interception Returns for Touchdowns: __________ 4 Marcus Coleman (1992-95)

SINGLE-SEASON TACKLES BY POSITION End – Aaron Hunt (2002)__________________ 108 Tackle – Gabe Rivera (1982)________________ 105 Linebacker – Lawrence Flugence (2002)_________ 193 Cornerback – Leonard Jones (1985)____________91 Safety – Kevin Curtis (1999)________________ 153

CAREER TACKLE LEADERS 1. Lawrence Flugence (1999-02)__________ 500 2. Brad Hastings (1983-86)_____________ 480 3. Kevin Curtis (1998-01)______________ 422 4. Michael Johnson (1984-87)___________ 393 5. Zach Thomas (1992-95)______________ 390 6. Matt Wingo (1988-91)______________ 385 7. Shawn Banks (1992-95)_____________ 365 8. Cody Davis (2009-12)_______________ 352 9. Ryan Aycock (2000-03)______________ 338 10. Charles Rowe (1986-89)_____________ 329

SINGLE-SEASON SACK LEADERS 1. Brandon Sharpe (2009)_____________ 15.0 2. Adell Duckett (2003)_______________ 14.0 3. Brandon Williams (2008)____________ 13.0 4. Aaron Hunt (2001)________________ 12.0 5. Shawn Jackson (1992)______________ 11.0 6. Calvin Riggs (1986)_______________ 10.5 Montae Reagor (1997)_____________ 10.5 8. Fred Petty (1991)__________________ 9.0 Aaron Hunt (2002)_________________ 9.0 McKinner Dixon (2008)______________ 9.0

CAREER SACK LEADERS 1. Aaron Hunt (1999-02)______________ 2. Adell Duckett (2001-04)____________ 3. Montae Reagor (1995-98)___________ 4. Brandon Williams (2006-08)__________ 5. Keyunta Dawson (2003-06)__________ 6. Calvin Riggs (1983-86)_____________ 7. James Mosley (1985-88)____________ Shawn Jackson (1991-93)___________ 9. Brandon Sharpe (2008-09)___________ 10. Gabriel Rivera (1979-82)____________

34.0 28.0 25.5 22.5 19.5 18.5 17.0 17.0 15.0 14.0

CAREER INTERCEPTION LEADERS 1. Tracy Saul (1989-91)_________________25 2. Elmer Tarbox (1936-38)_______________17 3. John Thompson (1951-53)_____________14 Tate Randle (1978-81)________________14 5. Boyd Cowan (1985-88)_______________12 Vincent Meeks (2002-05)______________12 Darcel McBath (2005-08)______________12 8. Ryan Aycock (2000-03)_______________11 9. Kevin Curtis (1998-01)_______________10 10. Four tied________________________ 9

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS KICKOFF RETURN RECORDS GAME

SEASON

CAREER

Returns: ____________________________ 7 Ben McRoy vs. Nevada (2011) Yards: ____________________________ 203 Ben McRoy vs. Nevada (2011) Yards by Class: Freshman: 182, Eric Stephens at Texas (2009) Sophomore: 203, Ben McRoy vs. Nevada (2011) Junior: 132, Rodney Blackshear vs. Texas A&M (1990) Senior: 169, Donny Anderson vs. Oklahoma State (1965) Yards per Return: _____________________ 60.0 Johnnie Mack vs. SMU (2003); 2-120 yards Touchdowns: _________________________ 1 several times; most recently, Vincent Meeks at Oklahoma (2002); 98 yards 100-Yard Returns: 100, Ivory McCann vs. New Mexico (2001), Keith Henderson vs. Houston (1984), Donny Anderson vs. Oklahoma State (1965), Jack Kirkpatrick vs. Tulsa (1953), Jack Kirkpatrick vs. West Texas State (1953)

Returns: ____________________________44 Eric Stephens (2010) Yards: ___________________________1,071 Eric Stephens (2010); 44 returns Yards by Class: Freshman: 823, Eric Stephens (2009) Sophomore: 1,071, Eric Stephens (2010) Junior: 621, Rodney Blackshear (1990) Senior: 541, Donny Anderson (1965) Yards per Return: _____________________ 30.8 Lawrence Williams (1972); 16-493 yards Touchdowns: _________________________ 2 Jack Kirkpatrick (1953)

Returns: ____________________________82 Eric Stephens (2009-12) Yards: ___________________________1,979 Eric Stephens (2009-12); 82 returns Yards per Return: _____________________ 30.3 Ronnie Rice (1957-59); 19-577 yards Touchdowns: _________________________ 2 Jack Kirkpatrick (1952-55)

LONGEST KICKOFF RETURNS 1. Ivory McCann vs. New Mexico (2001)______ 100 Keith Henderson vs. Houston (1984)______ 100 Donny Anderson vs. Oklahoma St. (1965)___ 100 Jack Kirkpatrick vs. Tulsa (1953)_________ 100 Jack Kirkpatrick vs. West Texas State (1953)__ 100 6. Vincent Meeks at Oklahoma (2002)________98 7. Jakeem Grant vs. Baylor (2012)__________97 Frank Graves vs. New Mexico (1951)_______97 9. Herman Bailey vs. Hardin-Simmons (1949)___95 Lawrence Williams vs. New Mexico (1973)____95 Dane Johnson vs. Texas (1997)___________95

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SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Eric Stephens (2010); 44 returns________1,071 2. Ben McRoy (2011); 36 returns__________ 899 3. Eric Stephens (2009); 32 returns_________ 823 4. Rodney Blackshear (1990); 24 returns_____ 621 5. Ivory McCann (2001); 22 returns_________ 606 6. Johnnie Mack (2003); 22 returns________ 546 7. Donny Anderson (1965); 22 returns_______ 541 8. Tyrone Thurman (1988); 23 returns_______ 535 9. Ivory McCann (2002); 27 returns_________ 495 10. Lawrence Williams (1972); 16 returns_____ 493 SINGLE-SEASON RETURN LEADERS 1. Eric Stephens (2010)_________________44 2. Ben McRoy (2011)__________________36 3. Eric Stephens (2009)_________________32 4. Ivory McCann (2002)_________________27 5. Rodney Blackshear (1990)_____________24 Tyrone Thurman (1988)_______________23 7. Donny Anderson (1965)_______________22 Ivory McCann (2001)_________________22 Johnnie Mack (2003)________________22 10. Wayne Walker (1986)________________21 Johnnie Mack (2004)________________21

CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Eric Stephens (2009-12); 82 returns______1,979 2. Donny Anderson (1963-65); 56 returns____1,309 3. Lawrence Williams (1972-74); 47 returns__1,268 4. Ivory McCann (2001-02); 49 returns_____1,101 5. Ben McRoy (2010-11); 40 returns________ 977 6. Wayne Walker (1985-88); 51 returns______ 959 7. Johnnie Mack (2003-04); 43 returns______ 955 8. Rodney Blackshear (1987-91); 37 returns___ 899 9. Mike Leinert (1965-67); 40 returns_______ 824 10. John Norman (1997-00); 37 returns_______ 790 CAREER RETURN LEADERS 1. Eric Stephens (2009-12)_______________82 2. Donny Anderson (1963-65)_____________56 3. Wayne Walker (1985-88)______________51 4. Ivory McCann (2001-02)______________49 5. Lawrence Williams (1972-74)___________47 6. Johnnie Mack (2003-04)______________43 7. Mike Leinert (1965-67)_______________40 Ben McRoy (2010-11)________________40 8. Tyrone Thurman (1985-88)_____________37 Rodney Blackshear (1987-91)___________37 John Norman (1997-00)______________37

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS PUNTING RECORDS PUNTING GAME

RETURNS GAME

Punts: ________________________________ 36 Charlie Calhoun vs. Centenary (1939) Game (Since 1950): _________________________ 12 Dennis Vance vs. Texas (1984) Punting Average: __________________________ 57.0 Alex Reyes vs. Baylor (2004); 3 punts for 171 yards Longest Punt: _____________________________ 85 R.W. Moyers vs. West Texas State (1945)

Returns: _________________________________ 8 Wes Welker vs. New Mexico (2001) Yards: _______________________________ 166 Wes Welker vs. Texas A&M (2002) Yards by Class: Freshman: 106, Tracy Saul vs. Texas (1989) Sophomore: 102, Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986) Junior: 166, Wes Welker vs. Texas A&M (2002) Senior: 145, Leonard Harris vs. TCU (1983) Yards per Return: __________________________ 47.0 Larry Alford vs. Texas (1968); 3-141 yards Touchdowns: _______________________________ 1 several times; most recently; Eric Morris at Nevada (2008) Longest Texas Tech Punt Return: _________________ 96 Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986)

LONGEST PUNTS 1. R.W. Moyers vs. West Texas State (1945)_________ 85 2. David Kuykendall vs. Arkansas (1975)__________ 79 3. Buddy Hill vs. Tulsa (1954)_________________ 78 Ken Vinyard vs. Kansas (1966)_______________ 78 Johnny Odom vs. Boston College (1971)_________ 78 Mark Bounds vs. Texas (1991)_______________ 78 7. Robert King vs. Rice (1992)________________ 77 Robert King vs. Texas A&M (1993)____________ 77 9. Johnny Odom vs. SMU (1970)_______________ 76 10. Johnny Odom vs. Texas (1970)______________ 75 Maury Buford vs. Texas A&M (1978)___________ 75 Robert King vs. Wyoming (1992)_____________ 75 SEASON Punts: ________________________________ 78 Maury Buford (1981) Punting Average: __________________________ 46.8 Mark Bounds (1991); 53 punts for 2,481 yards SINGLE-SEASON AVERAGE LEADERS 1. Mark Bounds (1991); 53 punts for 2,481 yards____ 46.8 2. Alex Reyes (2006); 43 punts for 1,943 yards_____ 45.2 3. Maury Buford (1981); 78 punts for 3,493 yards____ 44.8 4. Maury Buford (1978); 71 punts for 3,131 yards____ 44.1 5. Alex Reyes (2003); 28 punts for 1,203 yards_____ 43.0 6. Alex Reyes (2005); 49 punts for 2,099 yards_____ 42.8 7. Robert King (1993); 54 punts for 2,305 yards_____ 42.7 8. Robert King (1992); 53 punts for 2,256 yards_____ 42.6 9. Jamie Simmons (1988); 44 punts for 1,860 yds____ 42.4 10. Jonathan LaCour (2007); 33 punts for 1,391 yds___ 42.2 CAREER Punts: _______________________________ 293 Maury Buford (1978-81) Punting Average: __________________________ 43.3 Alex Reyes (2006); 43 punts for 1,943 yards CAREER AVERAGE LEADERS 1. Alex Reyes (2003-06)___________________ 43.3 2. Maury Buford (1978-81)_________________ 43.2 3. Robert King (1992-93)__________________ 42.6 4. Ryan Erxleben (2009, 2011-12)_____________ 41.5 5. Jeremy Hernandez (1996-98)______________ 40.1 Jamie Simmons (1986-89)________________ 40.1 7. Brad Cade (1994-95)___________________ 39.8 Clinton Greathouse (2000-02)______________ 39.8 Eric Rosiles (1999-00)___________________ 39.8 10. Jonathan LaCour (2007-2010)______________ 39.7 11. Dennis Vance (1982-84)_________________ 39.6

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LONGEST PUNT RETURNS 1. Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986)_____________ 96 2. Estil Carnes vs. New Mexico Normal (1931)_______ 90 Danny Amendola at Kansas State (2004)________ 90 4. Wes Welker at Texas A&M (2002)_____________ 88 5. Eric Morris at Nevada (2008)________________ 86 6. Wes Welker vs. Nebraska (2001)_____________ 85 7. Larry Alford vs. Texas (1968)________________ 84 Leonard Harris vs. TCU (1983)_______________ 84 9. Elmer Wilson vs. West Texas State (1951)________ 80 John Norman vs. Baylor (1999)______________ 80 SEASON Returns: ________________________________ 57 Wes Welker (2002) Yards: _______________________________ 752 Wes Welker (2002) Yards by Class: Freshman: 419, Tyrone Thurman (1985) Sophomore: 444, Tyrone Thurman (1986) Junior: 752, Wes Welker (2002) Senior: 385, Wes Welker (2003) Yards per Return: __________________________ 13.5 Tyrone Thurman (1985), 33 for 444 yards Touchdowns: ______________________________ 3 Wes Welker (2002) SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2002); 57 returns_____________ 2. Tyrone Thurman (1986); 33 returns___________ 3. Larry Alford (1968); 38 returns_____________ 4. Tyrone Thurman (1985); 31 returns___________ 5. Wes Welker (2003); 33 returns_____________ 6. Danny Amendola (2006); 41 returns__________ 7. Marc Dove (1971); 33 returns______________ 8. Danny Amendola (2004); 29 returns__________ 9. Leonard Harris (1982); 33 returns____________ 10. Wes Welker (2000); 28 returns_____________

Returns: _______________________________ 152 Wes Welker (2000-03) Yards: ______________________________ 1,761 Wes Welker (2000-03) Yards per Return: __________________________ 12.0 Marc Dove (1969-71), 48 for 576 yards Touchdowns: ______________________________ 8 Wes Welker (2000-03) CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2000-03)_________________ 1,761 2. Tyrone Thurman (1985-88)______________ 1,466 3. Danny Amendola (2004-07)______________ 1,283 4. Tracy Saul (1989-92)___________________ 902 5. Dane Johnson (1994-97)_________________ 876 6. Leonard Harris (1981-83)________________ 759 7. Larry Alford (1967-68)__________________ 750 8. Marc Dove (1969-71)___________________ 576 9. John Norman (1997-00)_________________ 513 10. Eric Morris (2005-08)___________________ 486 CAREER RETURN LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2000-03)__________________ 152 2. Tyrone Thurman (1985-88)_______________ 126 3. Danny Amendola (2004-07)_______________ 116 4. Tracy Saul (1989-92)____________________ 90 5. Dane Johnson (1994-97)__________________ 76 6. Larry Alford (1967-68)___________________ 70 7. Leonard Harris (1981-83)_________________ 68 8. Mike Patterson (1976-77)_________________ 55 9. Austin Zouzalik (2009-12)_________________ 53 10. John Norman (1997-99)__________________ 50

752 444 430 419 385 377 374 371 365 353

SINGLE-SEASON RETURN LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2002)_____________________ 57 2. Danny Amendola (2006)__________________ 41 3. Larry Alford (1968)_____________________ 38 4. Tyrone Thurman (1987)__________________ 35 5. Marc Dove (1971)______________________ 33 Leonard Harris (1982)___________________ 33 Tyrone Thurman (1986)__________________ 33 Wes Welker (2003)_____________________ 33 9. Larry Alford (1967)_____________________ 32 Danny Amendola (2005)__________________ 32

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS TEAM RECORDS SCORING POINTS Game: _____________________________ 120 Wayland (1925) Game since 1950: ______________________80 vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Most First-Half Points: ____________________52 vs. Indiana State (2005) Most Second-Half Points: _________________49 vs. Nebraska (2004) Most First-Quarter Points: _________________28 vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Most Second-Quarter Points:_______________ 35 vs. SMU (1990); vs. Indiana State (2005) Most Third-Quarter Points: ________________28 vs. TCU (2004); vs. Kansas State (2005); vs. Northwestern State (2007) Most Fourth-Quarter Points: _______________28 vs. N.C. State (2002); at Oklahoma State (2003); vs. Nebraska (2004) Season – High: 569 (2008) Season – Low: 245 (1997) POINTS PER GAME Season – High: 43.8 (2008); 569 points in 13 games Season – Low: 22.3 (1997); 245 points in 11 games TOUCHDOWNS Game: 12 vs. Wayland (1925) Game since 1950: 11 vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Season – High: 79 (2008) Season – Low: 29 (1998) PATs MADE Game: 11 vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Season – High: 70 (2008) Season – Low: 26 (1997) FIELD GOALS MADE Game: 4, 10 times; most recently vs. Texas A&M (2011) Season – High: 19 (1998) Season – Low: 7 (1999); 7 (2004); 7 (2008) FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED Season – High: 28 (1998), 19-of-28 Season – Low: 13 (1999), 7-of-13; 13 (2008), 7-of-13 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE Season: 82.4 (1990); 14-of-17 MISCELLANEOUS Most Two-Point PATs Made: ________________ 5 (1994); 5-of-8; (2002); 5-of-7 Most Two-Point PAT Attempts: ______________ 8 (1990); 4-of-8; (1994); 5-of-8 Largest Deficit Erased: ___________________31 vs. Minnesota (2006 Insight Bowl; also NCAA Bowl Record); trailed 38-7 with 7:47 to play in the third quarter Quickest Score into a Game: ________________17 vs. North Texas (1988); Tolliver 73-yard pass to Walker Most Safeties: 3 (1992)

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TOP 10 SCORING GAMES 1. vs. Wayland (1925)__________________ 120 2. vs. Sam Houston State (2005)_____________80 3. vs. Trinity (1932)____________________79 4. vs. Northwestern State (2007)____________75 5. vs. New Mexico A&M (1953)_____________71 6. vs. TCU (2004)______________________70 vs. Nebraska (2004)__________________70 8. vs. Kansas State (2009)________________66 9. vs. Austin College (1932)_______________64 vs. Weber State (2010)_________________64 10. vs. UC-Santa Barbara (1970)_____________63 vs. TCU (1985)______________________63 vs. Arkansas State (1995)_______________63 at Baylor (2001)_____________________63 vs. Indiana State (2005)________________63 at Kansas (2008)____________________63 RUSHING RUSHES Game – High: 73 vs. Arizona (1989) Game – Low: 7 at Texas (2007) YARDS Game – High: 620 vs. Trinity (1939) Game – Low: -17 vs. Texas (2004) Season – High: 3,342 (1932) Season High Since 1950: 2,505 (1989) Season – Low: 771 (2007) TOUCHDOWNS Game: ______________________________12 vs. Wayland (1925), vs. Trinity (1932) Game Since 1950: ______________________ 5 vs. TCU (1977), vs. Rice (1989), vs. Sam Houston State (2005); vs. Texas A&M (2005) Season: 30 (1993) YARDS PER RUSH Season – High: 7.7 (1989); 581 rush for 2,505 yards Season – Low: 3.1 (2007); 246 rush for 771 yards PASSING ATTEMPTS Game – High: 78 vs. Iowa State (2003) Game – Low: 10 vs. Texas (1997) Season – High: 780 (2003) Season – Low: 270 (1999) COMPLETIONS Game – High: 52 vs. Iowa State (2003) Game – Low: 3 vs. Texas (1997) Season – High: 544 (2007) Season – Low: 119 (1996) COMPLETION PERCENTAGE Game – High (min. 20 att.): ______________ 90.0 at New Mexico (2011); 45-of-50 Game – Low (min. 20 att.): ______________ 24.0 vs. Missouri (1995); 6-of-25 Season – High: 71.3 (2007); 544-of-763 Season – Low: 43.8 (1996)

YARDS Game – High: 669 vs. Kansas State (2005) Game – Low: 42 vs. Rice (1989) Season – High: 6,179 (2003) Season – Low: 1,723 (1996) YARDS PER COMPLETION Game – High: 28.7 vs. Oklahoma (1999); 259 yards Game – Low: 6.6 vs. Kansas State (1997) TOUCHDOWNS Game: 8 vs. Texas A&M (2003); at Baylor (2003); vs. Northwestern State (2007); vs. Rice (2009) Season: 53 (2003) INTERCEPTIONS THROWN Game: 5 vs. Rice (1990); vs. Colorado (2003) Season – High: 30 (1938) Season – Low: 6 (1996, 1997) TOP 10 PASSING GAMES 1. vs. Kansas State (2005)_______________ 669 2. at Mississippi (2003)_________________ 661 3. vs. Sam Houston State (2005)____________ 650 4. at Oklahoma State (2007)______________ 646 5. vs. Texas A&M (2003)_________________ 605 6. at N.C. State (2003)__________________ 586 7. at Baylor (2003)____________________ 580 8. vs. Kansas State (2009)_______________ 554 9. at Oklahoma State (2003)______________ 553 10. vs. Eastern Washington (2008)___________ 536 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS Game – High: 111 vs. Iowa State (2003) Game – Low: 46 vs. Nebraska (1997) Season – High: 1,155 (2002) Season – Low: 732 (1997) YARDS Game – High: 1,271 vs. Wayland (1925) Game High Since 1950: 775 vs. Iowa State (2003) Game – Low: 93 vs. Miami (1990) Season – High: 7,576 (2003) Season – Low: 3,401 (1997) TOP 10 TOTAL OFFENSE GAMES (SINCE 1950) 1. vs. Iowa State (2003)_________________ 775 2. vs. Sam Houston State (2005)____________ 770 3. vs. Kansas State (2009)_______________ 739 4. at Oklahoma State (2007)______________ 718 5. at Baylor (2003)____________________ 716 6. at Mississippi (2003)_________________ 713 7. vs. New Mexico (2012)________________ 702 8. vs. TCU (1985)_____________________ 699 9. vs. Kansas State (2005)_______________ 684 10. vs. Baylor (2006)___________________ 682

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PENALTIES Game – High: 18 vs. Eastern Washington (2008) Game – Low: 1 vs. Rice (1991), vs. Texas A&M (1992), vs. Arkansas (1988) Season – High: 120 (2009) Season – Low: 28 (1961)

PUNTS Game: 39 vs. Centenary (1939) Game Since 1950: 14 vs. Kansas State (1996) Season – High: 78 (1981) Season – Low: 26 (2008)

RUSH DEFENSE Fewest Rushing Yards Allowed (Game): -45 vs. Arizona (1933) Fewest Rushing Yards Allowed (Since 1950): -13 vs. SMU (1992) Fewest Rushing Yards Allowed (Season): 871 (1932)

YARDS PENALIZED Game – High: 183 at Rice (2007) Game – Low: 5 vs. Texas A&M (1992), vs. Arkansas (1988) Season – High: 1,019 (2009) FIRST DOWNS FIRST DOWNS Game – High: 45 vs. Iowa State (2003) Game – Low: 6 vs. Kansas State (1997), vs. Nebraska (1997) Season – High: 418 (2003) Season – Low: 186 (1999) TURNOVERS TURNOVERS Game: 8 vs. Rice (1990) Season – High: 38 (1990) Season – Low: 14 (1997) FUMBLES Game: 8 vs. Texas A&M (1991) Season – High: 35 (1990) Season – Low: 15 (2001) FUMBLES LOST Game: 5 vs. New Mexico (1994) Season – High: 21 (1990) Season – Low: 5 (2000, 2001) INTERCEPTIONS THROWN Game: 5 vs. Rice (1990); vs. Colorado (2003); vs. Oklahoma (2003) Season – High: 23 (2003) Season – Low: 6 (1996, 1997)

PUNTING AVERAGE Game – High: 57.0 vs. Baylor (2004); 3 punts for 171 yards Game – Low: 24.4 at Oklahoma (2002); 5 punts for 122 yards Season – High: 44.2 (2006) Season – Low: 35.6 (2007) PUNT RETURNS RETURNS Returns (Game): 22 vs. Centenary (1939) Returns (Game Since 1950): 13 vs. Iowa State (1967) Returns (Season): 59 (2002) Yards (Season): 766 (2002) Yards Per Return (Season): 12.9 (2002) Touchdowns (Season): 3 (2002) KICK RETURNS RETURNS Most Kickoff Returns (Season): 59 (2010), (2011) Most Kickoff Return Yards (Season): 1,319 (2010) Highest Kickoff Return Average (Season): 24.4 (2009) Most Kickoff Return Touchdowns (Season): 2 (1953)

PASS DEFENSE Fewest Passing Yards Allowed (Game): 0 vs. Centenary (1939), vs. Texas A&M (1954), vs. Oklahoma State (1974), vs. Arkansas (1974) Fewest Passing Yards Allowed (Season): 1,623 (1994) TOTAL DEFENSE Fewest Yards Allowed (Game): 84 vs. Northwestern State (2012) Fewest Yards Allowed (Season): 3,421 (1994) SACKS Most Sacks (Game): 8 vs. SMU (1993) Most Sacks (Season): 41 (2009) Most Yards Lost by Sacks (Game): 61 vs. SMU (1994) Most Yards Lost by Sacks (Season): 265 (1997, 2009) TAKEAWAYS Most Takeaways (Game): 7, Houston (1993); Nebraska (2004) Most Takeaways (Season): 35 (1989) Most Opponent Fumbles (Game): 8, Baylor (1990) Most Opponent Fumbles (Season): 36 (2007) Most Opponent Fumbles Lost (Game): 4, Ohio State (1990), TCU (1993); Texas State (2011) Most Opponent Fumbles Lost (Season): 16 (1993), (1989) Most Interceptions (Game): 6 vs. New Mexico (1946), vs. Rice (1968), vs. Houston (1993) Most Interceptions (Season): 30 (1938) Most Interception Return Yards (Game): 160 vs. TCU (1990) Most Interception Return Yards (Season): 366 (1990) Most Interception Returns for Touchdowns (Game): 2 vs. Oklahoma State (2000) Most Interception Returns for TDs (Season): 3 (1994, 2001, 2008)

TURNOVER MARGIN Season – High: +12 (1991, 1993, 1997) Season – Low: -10 (2002)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS STADIUM RECORDS STADIUM RECORD ATTENDANCE: 60,879– Texas Tech vs. Texas (Nov. 3, 2012) FIRST GAME AT JONES AT&T STADIUM: Nov. 29, 1947; Texas Tech vs. Hardin-Simmons FIRST GAME ON ARTIFICIAL TURF: Sept. 12, 1970; Texas Tech vs. Tulane FIRST GAME ON FIELDTURF: Sept. 2, 2006; Texas Tech vs. SMU TEXAS TECH SUCCESS AT JONES AT&T STADIUM: In its 65th season at The Jones, Texas Tech is 334-162-13 at home. STADIUM RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR A SEASON OPENER: 57,528 – Texas Tech vs. SMU (Sept. 5, 2010) STADIUM RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR STUDENT ATTENDANCE: 12,910 – Texas Tech vs. SMU (Sept. 5, 2010) CONSECUTIVE HOME GAMES WITHOUT A LOSS AT JONES AT&T STADIUM: 12; began with 34-27 win over Oklahoma on Nov. 17, 2007, through 52-30 loss to Texas A&M on Oct. 24, 2009 WINNING SEASONS: Texas Tech has had 51 winning or nonlosing seasons in 65 years at Jones AT&T Stadium. The last team to go undefeated at home was the 2008 squad with a record of 7-0.

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GAME ATTENDANCE (since 1959) Season Gms Average High Opponent 2012____ 6_____ 57,215____ 60,879__________ Texas 2011____ 6_____ 55,347____ 59,260_______ Iowa State 2010____ 6_____ 57,108____ 60,454___ Texas/Okla. State 2009___ 7_____ 50,249____ 57,733_______Texas A&M 2008___ 7_____ 53,625____ 56,333__________ Texas 2007___ 6_____ 51,911____ 55,491_______Texas A&M 2006___ 6_____ 50,874____ 56,158__________ Texas 2005___ 7_____ 50,972____ 55,755_______Texas A&M 2004___ 5_____ 52,823____ 55,413__________ Texas 2003___ 6_____ 49,608____ 53,135_______ Oklahoma 2002___ 6_____ 43,126____ 52,047__________ Texas 2001___ 6_____ 46,101____ 52,649_______Texas A&M 2000___ 8_____ 42,215____ 53,027__________ Texas 1999___ 5_____ 45,894____ 53,513_______Texas A&M 1998____ 6_____ 43,256____ 50,647 _________ Texas 1997____ 6_____ 41,906____ 50,513 ______Texas A&M 1996___ 5_____ 45,317____ 51,344 _______Nebraska 1995____ 5_____ 39,218____ 51,205 ______Texas A&M 1994___ 6_____ 32,032____ 45,591 _________ Texas 1993____ 5_____ 33,318____ 50,748_______Texas A&M 1992____ 6_____ 39,735____ 50,741 _________ Texas 1991____ 6_____ 37,905____ 50,577 ______Texas A&M 1990___ 5_____ 43,476____ 50,276 _________ Texas 1989____ 6_____ 37,983____ 50,743 ______Texas A&M 1988____ 5_____ 35,803____ 49,682 _________ Texas 1987____ 7_____ 31,132____ 42,625_______Texas A&M 1986____ 6_____ 37,719____ 44,820 _________ Texas 1985____ 6_____ 36,392____ 50,148_______Texas A&M 1984___ 6_____ 36,839____ 50,722 _________ Texas 1983____ 6_____ 39,459____ 52,109_______Texas A&M 1982____ 5_____ 43,311____ 52,041 _________ Texas 1981____ 6_____ 41,398____ 50,081 ______Texas A&M 1980____ 7_____ 41,578____ 50,132 __________ Texas 1979____ 6_____ 46,083____ 52,991___________ USC 1978____ 5_____ 45,286____ 54,012 _________ Texas 1977____ 5_____ 43,557____ 55,008_______Texas A&M 1976____ 6_____ 43,366____ 54,187 _________ Texas 1975____ 6_____ 39,584____ 52,254_______Texas A&M 1974____ 6_____ 41,738____ 51,082 _________ Texas 1973____ 6_____ 39,412____ 50,102 ______Texas A&M 1972____ 6_____ 38,876____ 52,187 _________ Texas 1971____ 5_____ 36,914____ 44,380______Texas A&M 1970____ 6_____ 44,476____ 53,124 __________ Texas 1969____ 5_____ 39,150____ 49,000_______Texas A&M 1968___ 6_____ 43,199____ 50,352__________ SMU 1967____ 5_____ 40,978____ 48,240_______Texas A&M 1966___ 6_____ 34,708____ 48,155 _________ Texas 1965____ 7_____ 35,979____ 45,619 ________ Baylor 1964___ 6_____ 37,155____ 47,100 __________ Texas 1963____ 6_____ 32,333____ 38,000______Texas A&M 1962____ 5_____ 28,473____ 42,000__________ Texas 1961____ 6_____ 22,583____ 38,500_______Texas A&M 1960___ 6_____ 19,475____ 32,000__________ SMU 1959____ 4_____ 17,116____ 23,000__________ TCU

TOP 20 ATTENDANCE FIGURES Attend Game Season 60,879______Tech vs. Texas________________ 2012 60,800______Tech vs. Oklahoma_____________ 2012 60,454______Tech vs. Texas________________ 2010 60,454______Tech vs. Ok State______________ 2010 59,260______Tech vs. Iowa State_____________ 2011 58,955______Tech vs. New Mexico____________ 2012 58, 416______Tech vs. Texas A&M_____________ 2011 57,733_______Tech vs. Texas A&M_____________ 2009 57,528_______Tech vs. SMU_________________ 2010 57,328_______Tech vs. West Virginia___________ 2012 56,333______Tech vs. Texas________________ 2008 56,168______Tech vs. Texas________________ 2006 55,755_______Tech vs. Texas A&M_____________ 2005 55,667______Tech vs. Missouri______________ 2010 55,664______Tech vs. Nevada_______________ 2011 55,491______Tech vs. Texas A&M_____________ 2007 55,413_______Tech vs. Texas________________ 2004 55, 084______Tech vs. Weber State____________ 2010 55,052______Tech vs. Kansas_______________ 2012 55,038______Tech vs. Oklahoma_____________ 2007 GAME RECORDS Most Home Games, Season: 9 games (1932) Most Home Games, Season (Since 1950): 8 (1994, 2000) Most Home Wins, Season: 7 games (1965, 2005, 2008) Most Home Losses, Season: 5 games (1944, 1950) Most Home Losses, Season (Since 1950): 4 games (1952, 1957, 1962, 1966, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1990) Most Home Ties, Season: 2 (1925) Most Home Ties, Season (Since 1950): 1 game (1954, 1956, 1968, 1979, 1981, 1983) Undefeated Home Seasons: 14 (Last: 2008) Longest Home Winning Streak: 13 (1939-42); before Jones AT&T Stadium Longest Home Losing Streak: 6 (1943-44) SINGLE GAME Most Points: 120 vs. Wayland (1925) Most Points (Since 1950): 80 vs. Sam Houston State (2005) Most Opponent Points: 61, Miami (Fla.) (1986) Most Combined Points: 120 (Texas Tech 120, Wayland 0 – 1925) Most Combined Points (Since 1950): 105 (Tech 70, TCU 35 – 2004) Widest Margin of Victory: 120 (Tech vs. Wayland – 1925) Widest Margin of Victory (Since 1950): 71-0 vs. New Mexico A&M (1953) MISCELLANEOUS Win-Loss Record: 334-162-13 Last Tie Game: vs. TCU, 10-10 (1983) SEASON Most Points: 367 (2005) Fewest Points: 20 (1928)

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Tuberville Leaves Texas Tech for Cincinnati Nick Kosmider and Don Williams 12-08-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal In a stunning development that came together in a matter of hours, Tommy Tuberville left Texas Tech on Saturday and was named the next head coach at Cincinnati. Tuberville, 58, departs Tech after three seasons. He will take over for Butch Jones, who on Friday took a job as the head coach at Tennessee. The move came as a major shock to Tech officials and players. Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt said he received a phone call from Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock at 9:15 a.m., which Hocutt let go to voicemail because he was watching his son’s soccer game.

Tuberville had three years remaining on his contract at a base salary of $300,000 per year, and he’ll be required to pay Tech a $900,000 buyout. Hocutt rebutted reports that Tuberville left because he did not receive a contract extension. “There was no conversation about his contract in any way,” said Hocutt, who added he hadn’t had any conversations with Tuberville’s agent. Tuberville, hired 25 months ago after the controversial firing of Mike Leach, went 20-17 in three seasons, including a 9-17 mark in the Big 12 Conference. The Red Raiders got two bowl bids under him, but last year had the program’s first losing season since 1992. Tech players were told by Tuberville during an 11 a.m. meeting on Saturday that he would be resigning his post as the coach at Tech.

At 10:30 a.m., Tuberville called Hocutt and said he would resign as Tech’s coach to take the same position at Cincinnati.

“The meeting with players and coaches was pretty emotional,” a source told the Avalanche-Journal. “He struggled with the decision because of what he’s done there for three years. When he left, the players clapped for him. It was pretty nice. It was a good deal.”

Hocutt was caught off guard.

But a number of players took to Twitter shortly after the news from Tuberville to voice frustration.

“As recently as yesterday (Tuberville) looked me in the eye and gave me his commitment and dedication to Texas Tech football,” Hocutt said on Saturday, “and leading this football program forward.”

“Can’t believe what just happened,” senior safety Cody Davis tweeted. “Feel sorry for the young guys. Been through this before and it is not a fun process.” Other players expressed stronger emotion.

One day later he was gone, inking a five-year contract with Cincinnati. Babcock said during a press conference introducing Tuberville to fans, boosters and media members in Cincinnati that he was “a bit embarrassed” that he wasn’t able to discuss the situation with Hocutt on the phone. It mattered little by day’s end, as Tuberville stepped to a podium adorned with a pair of Cincinnati football helmets, lifted his fist in the air and shouted, “I’m proud to be a Bearcat!” “I left a good group of young men about 1,500 miles away,” said Tuberville, whose wife Suzanne is from Guilford, Ind., about 30 miles from Cincinnati. “I’m proud of each and every one of them. We went through some tough times and some great times, and that’s what athletics is all about.” Tuberville spoke of the desire to bring Cincinnati to the “next level,” while back in Lubbock, Hocutt told members of the assembled media that despite Saturday’s surprise developments, he believes the football program at Tech is positioned well. “This is a great job,” Hocutt said. “And this is a football program that has the resources and facilities to compete at the highest levels, and we’re going to find the right leader for us at this time.” Tech Chancellor Kent Hance also expressed optimism. “I do think there’s no doubt that the cupboard is better today than it was when he got here, the material,” Hance said. “So the right guy will come in and win.” Hance declined to answer further questions. Tech officials did not expect to be in the midst of a coaching search again this offseason, not after Hocutt and Tuberville got together Friday in Tuberville’s office. “The context of that conversation was the future of Texas Tech football and where we need to go,” Hocutt said. “Obviously we were frustrated with the way that this season ended. We expected more. And I think all of our fans were frustrated and disappointed. “That being said, it was in a coversation about what it’s going to take to get us back to the level that we’ve been at and to get us back to the level that we’ve been at and to get to a position where we’re competing for the Big 12 Conference championship.” Hocutt was asked if he felt betrayed given the conversation he had with Tuberville a day before he resigned. “Do I feel betrayed?” Hocutt said. “Again, it’s a business. And I wish Coach Tuberville the best and he’s made the right decision for him and is family.”

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“Never felt more anger in my life,” sophomore tight end Jace Amaro tweeted. “I vow, I swear, I will do everything I can next year, and Texas Tech will win the Big (12) championship.” Outside the Tech football facility Saturday afternoon, wide receiver Darrin Moore said “yes” when asked if players were stunned by the news, but he declined further comment. After Tech started 6-1 this season, Tuberville’s name was heavily involved in rumors related to a number of Southeastern Conference jobs that were expected to be open by the end of this season. Those rumors — Tuberville had been linked to openings at Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky — began to die down as Tech lost four of its last five games to end the season. As the head coaching positions were filled at those schools in recent days, it appeared Tuberville would be staying put in Lubbock for a fourth season. But that all changed in a lightning-quick turn of events on Saturday. “It happened very quick,” Tuberville said. “I was perfectly satisfied. I had a great home. Lubbock, Texas and the people of west Texas are great people. They love football. But there was something when Whit called where I said, ‘You know what, let me think about this.’ “My name over the years, for whatever the reason, goes out like a light whenever there is a job opening. People think I oughta be the coach there. Not that I’m bragging, it’s just that we’ve won a couple of games and your name goes out there. Usually it goes over my head. This job didn’t do that. It caught my eye.” Rumors of Tuberville being unhappy in Lubbock began surfacing not long after he was hired in 2010. He never completely won over a fan base that has been divided since Leach was fired. As a defense-first coach during his days in the SEC at Ole Miss and Auburn, Tuberville often lamented how difficult it was to win with that style in an offense-happy conference like the Big 12. “It’s tough to play defense in this league,” he said after Tech lost to Baylor, 52-45, on Nov. 24. Hocutt would not discuss the particulars of his Saturday morning conversation with Tuberville, nor would he address why he thought Tuberville would want to leave Tech. “I would probably ask to keep the conversation between Tommy and I private,” Hocutt said. “But if that’s a question, I would encourage you to ask Tommy why he ultimately made the decision to go to Cincinnati.” It is not yet clear who will coach Tech in the Meineke Car Care Bowl against Minnesota on Dec. 28. Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown has interviewed for the head coach opening at Southern Mississippi and was scheduled to interview with Louisiana Tech on Saturday, a source said. 82


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Hocutt said he was given assurances by the remaining coaches on the staff that they will remain in Lubbock to prepare the team for its bowl game. Tuberville, who won’t coach Cincinnati in its bowl game, confirmed that Tech’s assistants would stay in place this month. But some of them, he said, could join the Cincinnati staff after Tech’s bowl game. “Regardless of the situation,” Tech senior quarterback Seth Doege wrote on Twitter, “we still have a bowl game to WIN. We have great leadership to push this team forward. It’s about us right now and once we WIN this bowl game everything else well take care of itself.”

WILLIAMS: Tech experience never what Tuberville pictured Don Williams 12-08-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal One of the first times I got together with Tommy Tuberville, for a sitdown interview the week after he was hired, it was a cold, gray January day in Lubbock. The new Texas Tech coach mentioned in jovial tones how he hated cold weather. His wife would poke fun at him for being all bundled up on the sideline during late-season games. “So I guess you’ll never coach in the Big Ten, huh?” I told Tuberville. The moment came back to me Saturday when news broke that Tuberville had taken, if not a Big Ten job, a job in Big Ten country. That’s how much he wanted to be somewhere other than Texas Tech, apparently. As cold as it might get in Cincinnati, evidently it’s preferable to the cold shoulder he felt from so many in Lubbock. Throughout his three seasons here, Tuberville rubbed people the wrong way for, well, pick your reason: Breaking out white helmets? Breaking from the mold of the Mike Leach offense? Trying to run the ball better? Complaining about the wind? Every one of those stirred up a little brush fire or worse. Tuberville misread the lay of the land when he arrived not quite three years ago. Based on his winning ways at Auburn, Tuberville seemed to take consumer confidence for granted, at least in the beginning. He was genuinely disillusioned to see the rancor over the Leach firing, rather than dissipate in short order, continue to boil around him. Tuberville’s dismissive comments about Leach and what Leach accomplished here didn’t help his public relations. On the other hand, Tuberville kept trying — trying to win and trying to gain acceptance. He busted his hump to raise money. He fought for facility upgrades, pushing for weight-room and practice-field improvements (done), pushing for a new stadium video board (in the works), pushing for an indoor workout facility (still pushing). All he needed to give a talk on behalf of the Red Raider Club was a dinner table with three or four people. But the more Tuberville tried to rally everyone, the more he kept spinning his wheels. Seeing this year’s 6-1 start melt into a 7-5 finish meant 2013 might well be a get-it-done or be-gone year. So when Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock decided to make what he described as a oneday run at Tuberville, he found, to the astonishment of many, a willing listener. Though shocked, some at Tech were nervous when the Cincinnati job opened with Butch Jones’s resignation on Friday. Babcock and Tuberville were friends from their days together at Auburn and had kept in touch. There was that. Tuberville’s wife, Suzanne, is from Guilford, Ind., which is just 30 miles from Cincinnati. Most of her family is still there. They have to like this move. And then there’s the Bearcats’ recent trajectory. Mark Dantonio had a couple of winning seasons at Cincinnati and moved on to Michigan State. Brian Kelly took over for Dantonio, went 33-7 and parlayed it into the Notre Dame job. Jones went 9-3 this year and cashed in his chips at Tennessee. And now Tuberville will try to add to what they’ve built, leaving everyone in Tech-land slackjawed. Even the anti-Tuberville forces never dreamed he’d bolt for Cincinnati. His boss surely didn’t. “As recently as yesterday,” athletic director Kirby Hocutt said, “he looked me in the eye and gave me his commitment and dedication to Texas Tech football and leading this football program forward.” Cincinnati’s won or shared the Big East title four times in the last five years. Tuberville’s walking into a good situation. He had that here, and could never make the most of it.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS CARLTON: Tommy Tuberville’s exit offers opportunities for Texas Tech Chuck Carlton 12-08-12 The Dallas Morning News

Tuberville’s exit catches Texas Tech by surprise Jose Rodriguez 12-08-12 Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Understandably, Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt preferred to talk more about what he wanted in his next football coach, not the man who left Saturday.

LUBBOCK -- Tommy Tuberville was hired Saturday as Cincinnati’s head football coach, leaving Texas Tech after three years in a development that caught Tech officials by surprise.

Tommy Tuberville bolted Tech and the Big 12 for Cincinnati and the Big East, surprising Hocutt.

Tuberville replaces Butch Jones, who accepted the head coaching position at Tennessee on Friday.

“In every sense of the word, we want to find a leader, a winner,” Hocutt said. “We want to find someone who knows the fabric of West Texas, someone who is committed and wants to be a part of our great community.

The move is one Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt was not made aware of until approximately 9:15 a.m. Saturday, when he received a call from Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock.

“Fit is very important to me, and I think finding the right fit for Texas Tech is critical at this point in time.” For Hocutt, Tuberville’s departure represents an opportunity. After 22 months as Tech’s AD, the former Kansas State linebacker can put his stamp on the job and use the hire to unite a fan base fractured by former coach Mike Leach’s firing. He firmly believes Tech can be a perennial Big 12 contender. Speculation on a replacement immediately shifted to former Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury, now a hot property as the offensive coordinator for Texas A&M. Baylor coach Art Briles is a possibility as a Tech alum and former assistant, but just signed a lucrative extension. Hocutt expects to name an interim coach soon for the Meineke Car Care Bowl on Dec. 28 in Houston. Tuberville had three years remaining on his contract with a buyout of $900,000. Hocutt said the two had not discussed a contract extension. While Hocutt praised Tuberville, for three years the coach hadn’t matched Leach’s success. He had gone 20-17 and failed to reach a bowl game in 2011. After finishing 7-5 this season and losing four of the final five games, Tuberville and Hocutt met several times about returning Tech to Big 12 contender status. “We expected more,” Hocutt said. “And I think all of our fans were frustrated and disappointed.” Still, on Friday, Hocutt said Tuberville “looked me in the eye and gave me his commitment and dedication” to Texas Tech football. Then, at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, while watching his son play youth soccer, Hocutt got a cell phone message from Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock saying that he was interviewing Tuberville. The coach then called Hocutt at 10:30 a.m. to say he was taking the Cincinnati job, replacing former Bearcats coach Butch Jones, who went to Tennessee. “There’s always a next step,” said Tuberville, who got a five-year contract. “I’m going to get the question: ‘Why did you come to Cincinnati? That’s exactly it.’” Tuberville’s legacy at Tech is hard to quantify. Fair or not, the lasting perception may be that Tuberville never understood Tech, Lubbock, the Red Raider fan base or the Big 12. There were too many weird incidents and PR gaffes, such as Tuberville slapping the headset off graduate assistant Kevin Oliver. The decision to go to Cincinnati seems more like an escape route. No wonder Hocutt talked about trying to find the “very best head coach in the country who wants to be at Texas Tech University.”

“I did not return the phone call,” Hocutt said during an afternoon news conference. “And then at 10:30 this morning, I received a call from coach Tuberville, had the chance to visit with him, and he notified me at that time of his resignation and his intention to accept the job at Cincinnati.” A 6-1 start to the 2012 season helped generate rumors involving Tuberville and a number of possible SEC openings, particularly Arkansas. Tuberville’s phone call was the first notice Hocutt received of Tuberville exploring any openings, let alone Cincinnati. “Tommy and I have talked a number of times since the conclusion of the Baylor game this year, and as recently as yesterday he looked me in the eye and gave me his commitment and dedication to Texas Tech football and leading this football program forward,” Hocutt said. Tuberville compiled a 20-17 record in his three seasons in Lubbock, leading the Red Raiders to two bowl games. The 58-year-old coach put together a 9-17 mark in Big 12 Conference play, and last year’s 5-7 record resulted in the program’s first losing season since 1992. Tuberville had previously coached at Mississippi and Auburn. Tuberville’s buyout is reportedly worth $900,000 with three years left on his contract. Tuberville was officially introduced as Cincinnati’s next coach at 5:30 p.m. in Fifth Third Arena on the university’s campus. Hocutt did not confirm any potential candidates to replace Tuberville, but did not lack confidence in finding the right hire. “It’s important that our next head football coach embraces the Texas Tech values that are so important to each and every one of us,” Hocutt said. “And I want to assure our fans that there’s no shortage of candidates.” The team was informed of the news at 3 p.m. Some were not happy. “Never felt more anger in my life,” sophomore tight end Jace Amaro tweeted. “I vow, I swear, I will do anything I can next year, and Texas Tech will win the Big [12] championship.” The Red Raiders are without a head coach as they prepare for their game with Minnesota at the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas on Dec. 28. As of Saturday, an interim head coach had not been selected by Hocutt. “Regardless of the situation, we still have a bowl game to win,” Tech senior quarterback Seth Doege tweeted. “We have great leadership to push this team forward. “It’s about us right now and once we WIN this bowl game everything else will take care of itself.”

With $230 million invested in facilities over the past decade and with a tradition that includes 35 bowl games, Hocutt will be selling his program. With Oklahoma State and Kansas State winning the last two Big 12 titles, the conference has changed. Hocutt will be looking for someone who can do the same at Tech.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech’s Cody Davis named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team Mike Graham 12-07-12 The Dallas Morning News

Waddle earns first-team All-Big 12 honors Staff Reports 12-06-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Senior free safety Cody Davis was named a Capital One All-America First Team on Thursday and became the first Red Raider to accomplish the feat since 2002 when ex-quarterback and current Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury received the same honor.

Texas Tech senior offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle was named to the All-Big 12 Conference football team on Tuesday, leading a pack of six Red Raiders honored as the only first-team selection.

Davis, a four-year starter, is working on a master’s degree in management information systems and currently has a 4.0 grade point average after receiving a bachelor’s degree in the same field with a 3.7 GPA. He is on pace to receive his Master’s in 2013, but after a stellar senior season a professional football career might come into play.

Earning second-team honors are senior receiver Darrin Moore, sophomore tight end Jace Amaro, senior defensive lineman Kerry Hyder and senior defensive backs Cody Davis and D.J. Johnson. Waddle is the first Tech offensive lineman to be named to the first team since Brandon Carter in 2009.

The free safety is Texas Tech’s ninth Academic All-American of all time and one of only three players from the Big 12 to receive the honor. Baylor’s Nick Florence and Oklahoma’s Gabe Ikard also were named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team.

Earning honorable mention from Tech were junior linebacker Terrance Bullitt, sophomore kicker Ryan Bustin, freshman offensive linemen Le’Raven Clark, senior quarterback Seth Doege, senior defensive back Cornelius Douglas, junior punter Ryan Erxleben, senior defensive lineman Leon Mackey, junior defensive back Trey Porter, junior receiver Eric Ward and sophomore running back Kenny Wiliams.

Davis also was honored earlier this week in New York with 14 other student-athletes for the William B. Campbell Trophy which is awarded to a player for academics, community service and performance on the field.

Clark also received honorable mention as Offensive Lineman of the Year as did Davis for Defensive Player of the Year and Hyder for Defensive Lineman of the Year. Tech is set to face Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl on Dec. 28 in Houston.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech bowl bound after missing last season Betsy Blaney 12-04-12 The Associated Press

Tech safety Davis finalist for scholar-athlete prize, excited to be in New York Don Williams 12-03-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech is back in a bowl game, a year after the Red Raiders ended a streak of 11-straight postseason appearances.

Cody Davis might not win the National Football Foundation’s ultimate scholar-athlete prize today. But the Texas Tech safety is going to have fun regardless. He’s in New York City.

Texas Tech travels to Houston to take on Minnesota of the Big Ten in the Meineke Car Care Bowl on Dec. 28. The Red Raiders beat the likes of West Virginia and TCU and doubled their Big 12 win total from last season.

“I haven’t had too much time to plan it all,” Davis said recently. “I’ve been busy with school. But I definitely look forward to getting to sightsee and go around New York. I’ve never been there before, so it’ll be an exciting experience.”

‘’We’re excited about being back in a bowl game,’’ said coach Tommy Tuberville, who is without a winning Big 12 record since coming to Texas Tech in 2010. ‘’Hopefully, we can play much better than we what we played at the end of the year.’’

It would be icing on the cake if Davis won the William V. Campbell Trophy — an academic Heisman of sorts. He’s one of 15 finalists for the honor. It will be presented today during the annual National Football Foundation awards dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Minnesota (6-6) and Texas Tech (7-5) played each other in the 2006 Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz., when the Gophers blew a 31-point lead and lost 44-41 in OT. It was the largest comeback in Division I-A bowl history.

Also on the docket is the induction of the College Football Hall of Fame’s 2012 class, a group of 17 that includes former Tech All-America defensive tackle Gabe Rivera.

The Red Raiders will need to stem a downward spiral - one that plagued them this year and last. This season, they lost four of their last five games by a combined score of 197-112, and needed two overtimes at home to topple Big 12 cellar dweller Kansas in their lone win down the stretch. Last season, after starting 5-2 and beating then-No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman to end the Sooners’ 39-game home win streak, the Red Raiders dropped their final five games for Texas Tech’s first losing season in 19 years. The defense was ragged last season, giving up a school-record 471 points. For a second-straight season the Red Raiders defense finished No. 114 in the nation. They were dead last in stopping the run. That changed this season when the Red Raiders got their fourth defensive coordinator in as many years. Art Kaufman, a longtime friend of Tuberville who coached with him in the Southeastern Conference, took over a year after Chad Glasgow failed to produce. The unit appeared mentally tougher and more cohesive, and for several weeks early on Texas Tech was ranked in the top five in the nation in total defense. The Red Raiders are currently 39th in the nation (367 yards per game) and 74th against the rush (171 ypg).

Davis, a senior from Stephenville, leads the Red Raiders with 91 tackles and three interceptions. He also had a 3.7 grade-point average as an undergraduate and a 4.0 GPA while pursuing a master of science in information systems. Tech’s fall-semester dead day is Thursday before final exams start Friday, so Davis said that will give him, his family and his fiancee more time to enjoy the trip. “I plan to stay there one extra day since we have dead day after the awards,” he said. “I’m going to stay three nights and just have an extra day to kind of relax and get a little mini vacation in and go sightseeing.” The 15 finalists for the Campbell Trophy already are winners of National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Awards, with each receiving an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship. Another $7,000 scholarship and a statue go to the Campbell Trophy winner. Among the other finalists are Baylor quarterback Nick Florence, all-America linebacker Manti Te’o from Notre Dame, Pac-12 Conference passing leader Matt Barkley from Southern Cal and Aaron Mullane, a West Texas A&M offensive lineman from Tascosa.

Like last season, injuries have taken their toll, especially at receiver. The Red Raiders have played several games without Javon Bell, Bradley Marquez and Jace Amaro. Before their injuries - specific information on Amaro’s injury hasn’t been released, Bell broke a foot in practice and Marquez hurt his knee - all were productive behind quarterback Seth Doege, who has thrown for 3,934 yards and 38 touchdowns this season. He’s leading the 12th best offense (501.42 ypg) in the country and averaged 328 passing yards. Alex Torres did not play in the last two games because of a back injury. ‘’Hopefully, we’ll get back one, maybe two,’’ Tuberville said. Though Minnesota lost three of its last four games and finished tied for last in the Legends Division with Iowa, reaching a bowl will give the rebuilding Gophers 15 extra practices to work with their younger players. The Gophers will be seeking their first bowl win since they beat Alabama 20-16 in the 2004 Music City Bowl. For Minnesota, a victory would be its seventh on the season - one more than it was able to rack up in 2010 and 2011 combined. ‘’We’ve been through some hard times,’’ Minnesota senior defensive back Troy Stoudermire said. ‘’Coach Kill did a great job getting us back bowl eligible.’’

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Tech safety Davis finalist for scholar-athlete prize, excited to be in New York Don Williams 12-03-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech safety Davis finalist for scholar-athlete prize, excited to be in New York Don Williams 12-03-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

On a wild bowl selection Sunday that featured no shortage of twists and turns, Texas Tech accepted a bid to play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

On a wild bowl selection Sunday that featured no shortage of twists and turns, Texas Tech accepted a bid to play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

The Red Raiders will face Minnesota at 8 p.m. Dec. 28 inside Reliant Stadium, home venue of the NFL’s Houston Texans.

The Red Raiders will face Minnesota at 8 p.m. Dec. 28 inside Reliant Stadium, home venue of the NFL’s Houston Texans.

“We’re looking forward to coming to Houston,” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said, “and I think it will be a great game between Texas Tech and Minnesota.”

“We’re looking forward to coming to Houston,” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said, “and I think it will be a great game between Texas Tech and Minnesota.”

With five Big 12 teams finishing the regular season with matching 7-5 records, Tech began the day with the possibility of heading to a number of different bowl games. The picture became even more crowded when Northern Illinois finished No. 15 in the final Bowl Championship Series standings and earned a bid to the Orange Bowl, pushing Oklahoma to the Cotton Bowl against former Big 12 foe and current Southeastern Conference member Texas A&M.

With five Big 12 teams finishing the regular season with matching 7-5 records, Tech began the day with the possibility of heading to a number of different bowl games. The picture became even more crowded when Northern Illinois finished No. 15 in the final Bowl Championship Series standings and earned a bid to the Orange Bowl, pushing Oklahoma to the Cotton Bowl against former Big 12 foe and current Southeastern Conference member Texas A&M.

That development pushed a number of teams down in the league’s bowl pecking order.

That development pushed a number of teams down in the league’s bowl pecking order.

The Alamo Bowl then scooped up Texas, the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl took TCU and the Holiday Bowl nabbed Baylor. That left the Meineke Car Care Bowl to decide between Tech, Oklahoma State, West Virginia and Iowa State. The Red Raiders being an in-state school certainly didn’t hurt its case, and Tech has a large alumni base in the Houston area.

The Alamo Bowl then scooped up Texas, the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl took TCU and the Holiday Bowl nabbed Baylor. That left the Meineke Car Care Bowl to decide between Tech, Oklahoma State, West Virginia and Iowa State. The Red Raiders being an in-state school certainly didn’t hurt its case, and Tech has a large alumni base in the Houston area.

That fan potential, as well as Tech’s fast-speed passing attack, made it an attractive candidate, said Heather Houston, the bowl’s executive director.

That fan potential, as well as Tech’s fast-speed passing attack, made it an attractive candidate, said Heather Houston, the bowl’s executive director.

“We were so hopeful the Red Raiders were going to be on the board when we chose today,” Houston said. “We’ve been crossing our fingers to get Tech for a couple of years now. When you look at it, it’s just such a fun team to watch, so I know all our local fans in Houston will be really thrilled to host them here.”

“We were so hopeful the Red Raiders were going to be on the board when we chose today,” Houston said. “We’ve been crossing our fingers to get Tech for a couple of years now. When you look at it, it’s just such a fun team to watch, so I know all our local fans in Houston will be really thrilled to host them here.”

Playing in Houston has obvious benefits for Tech. In addition to a number of local fans attending the game, it will also expose the Red Raiders to fertile recruiting ground the program is always trying to cultivate.

Playing in Houston has obvious benefits for Tech. In addition to a number of local fans attending the game, it will also expose the Red Raiders to fertile recruiting ground the program is always trying to cultivate.

“The lifeblood of a program is recruiting,” Tuberville said. “Players win games. For our program right now, for what we need to do and where we need to go, I think this is good for us. I know we’re recruiting a lot of players from that area, trying to get more players on the team from the Houston area. We were kind of lacking the last few years, but our coaches have gone into Houston and selling our program, selling Texas Tech, and it’s worked pretty good.”

“The lifeblood of a program is recruiting,” Tuberville said. “Players win games. For our program right now, for what we need to do and where we need to go, I think this is good for us. I know we’re recruiting a lot of players from that area, trying to get more players on the team from the Houston area. We were kind of lacking the last few years, but our coaches have gone into Houston and selling our program, selling Texas Tech, and it’s worked pretty good.”

The bowl will be a chance to end on a high note for a pair of teams that finished their season on rough slides. Tech (7-5) lost four of its last five games after starting 6-1, including a bitter overtime defeat against Baylor on Nov. 24.

The bowl will be a chance to end on a high note for a pair of teams that finished their season on rough slides. Tech (7-5) lost four of its last five games after starting 6-1, including a bitter overtime defeat against Baylor on Nov. 24.

Minnesota (6-6) won its first four games, then finished 2-6, including losses in three of its last four games. The Golden Gophers didn’t win a single game within the Big Ten’s Legends Division. But Minnesota coach Jerry Kill, whose team went 3-9 in 2011, said this bowl berth is a big step in a positive direction for the program. “We’re a young program that we’re trying to turn around,” Kill said, “and this is a big boost for us. We’re looking forward to the opportunity of playing a great football team. I respect Coach Tuberville very much. We know we have a tremendous challenge on our hands.” The two teams have the shared history of playing in one of the most exciting games in bowl history, a 44-41 overtime win by the Red Raiders in the 2006 Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz. Tech trailed by 31 points in the third quarter before rolling back on the arm of Graham Harrell, who threw for 445 yards. Tech’s comeback in that game was the largest in FBS bowl history. The Red Raiders last played the Houston-based bowl in 2003, when it defeated Navy, 38-14. Tech

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech notes: Red Raiders to enjoy lengthy break before bowl practices begin Nick Kosmider 11-28-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal The Texas Tech football team is looking forward to a much-needed break.

league teams crack the Bowl Championship Series picture, it would open more spots in the Big 12’s allotted bowl spots for the league’s bowl eligible teams, of which there are nine. That is most likely to occur should Kansas State defeat Texas and Oklahoma beat TCU. In that scenario, Kansas State would be the Big 12 champion and would play in the Fiesta Bowl. A win for Oklahoma would make the Sooners 10-2 and a likely candidate for an at-large BCS bid. Tech is expected to find out its bowl destination on Sunday.

The Red Raiders haven’t had time off since their open date in the middle of September, so Tech coach Tommy Tuberville is going to give his players some time to catch their collective breath before beginning bowl preparations. Tuberville said Tech’s bowl practices will start Dec. 7. “I usually try to give them 10 or 12 days off,” Tuberville said during the weekly Big 12 coaches’ teleconference. “We don’t interfere with finals. I always try to get seven or eight practice days in before we go home. Any more than that is overkill.” Tech will practice a couple days, Tuberville said, before breaking for final exams. After that, the team will try to get “five or six” practices in before allowing players to visit families for a few days. Then it’s off to a yet-to-be-determined bowl site, where Tech will have a few more practices before playing its final game of the season. “We’re excited about it,” Tuberville said. “We didn’t get to play in a bowl game last year, only had five wins, so we’ll be practicing some of the younger guys. And even some of the starters that we have are still young, first-year players, and they also need a lot of practice time.” Amaro loss painful Tuberville on Monday said Texas Tech had “25 to 30 percent of our offense” taken away when sophomore tight end Jace Amaro went out with an injury on Oct. 13. Amaro caught 23 passes for 394 yards and four touchdowns in six games this season. His yardage total is third-most on the team despite his missing half the season. But Tuberville said it hurt Tech in more areas than just the deep passing game. “No. 1, he was the only tight end we had on the team,” Tuberville said. “To have a running attack with a tight end, he needed to be in there. He was much improved in his blocking from the first year to the second year. The target he made across the middle, a 6-foot-6 guy who can run and who one person can’t bring down, it just really put us in a tailspin because we had to do different things each week to make a short-yardage play.” Tuberville said the Tech running game was further hampered by the loss of fullback Omar Ontiveros, who suffered a season-ending injury against Kansas State on Oct. 27. “We pretty much lost our short-running game and our short-passing game in a matter of weeks,” Tuberville said. “It sure would have been great to have both of them.” Asked whether Amaro, whose specific injury information has still not been released, would be available for the bowl game, Tuberville said he didn’t know. “He’s having a scan this week,” the coach said. “This will be his third one. They said he was about 80 percent about three weeks ago. I think he’ll have a chance, but it’s too early to speculate on that. I sure hope so.” Where will they bowl? A number of bowl projections released over the weekend predict two likely destinations for Texas Tech. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach and David Ubben and CBSSports.com’s Jerry Palm all project the Red Raiders to play in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego. At the top of the list of likely opponents in that game is Oregon State, according to a number of projections. Brad Edwards of ESPN pegs Tech to appear in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl (Dec. 28 in Houston) against Purdue, while Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel has Tech in the Meineke game against Minnesota. The final weekend of Big 12 games could have a say in where the Red Raiders end up. If two

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech defense wilts against potent Baylor attack Don Williams 11-24-12 Avalanche Journal

It was the second week in a row and fourth time in six games Tech yielded more than 50 points. Tuberville said the Red Raiders can still use some more speed and some more size to stop the run. And to keep the Bears under control, the Red Raiders needed more people.

ARLINGTON — For the first time since the West Virginia game six weeks ago, Texas Tech started Saturday with a full complement of healthy cornerbacks. Baylor receiver Terrance Williams seemed to beat them all. If Williams couldn’t do it, somebody else from Baylor did.

“I tell you, they get you in a tough spot,” Tuberville said. “Their quarterback and wide receivers spread you out sideline to sideline. Put five in the box, they run it. Put six in the box, they throw it. We were hoping to get one or two turnovers, but it just didn’t happen.”

In their 52-45 overtime loss Saturday, the Red Raiders gave up 674 yards, the most in longer than Tech officials could immediately pinpoint — at least since the 2003 Oklahoma State game when Tech yielded 673. Not that it was a major surprise. Baylor came in with the nation’s second-ranked total offense, individual total offense leader Nick Florence and a Biletnikoff Award finalist in Williams. “This (Baylor) team today did the same thing to most people in scoring points,”Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said. “We just weren’t able to outscore them.” Williams caught seven passes for 175 yards and a touchdown, boosting his season totals to 89 for 1,693 and 12. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound senior from Dallas White lined up on both sides of the formation — sometimes split out, sometimes in the slot — which meant he tortured multiple defensive backs. He caught passes for 41 and 40 yards over Eugene Neboh, one for 36 yards over D.J. Johnson and ones for 37 yards and a 4-yard touchdown against Cornelius Douglas. Nickel back Tre Porter covered him some, too. Tech stuck with Neboh and Douglas in the fourth quarter and overtime, but rotated in Derrick Mays and Bruce Jones for much of the game. “Our coach told us a week ahead of time we were going to rotate,” said Douglas, back from a knee injury for the first time since Oct. 13. “Keep your legs fresh. Keep the corners coming in and out.” But the Bears kept coming — with more and more success. In the first half, Baylor milked only 14 points from 398 yards, thanks to two missed field goals and a goal-line stand by Tech. But the Red Raiders could not get into the locker room without giving Baylor an easy touchdown just before halftime when Florence found a wide-open Levi Norwood for 39 yards. “One guy didn’t get the call, which is what happens sometimes,” Tuberville said. “We had the backup corner in there. We were supposed to be playing three deep, and he jumped an out route.” That served as a kick start for Baylor, and the Bears turned it on in a big way from the middle of the third quarter on. Their last six series netted four touchdowns, a field goal and a missed field goal with the Red Raiders powerless to get a stop. What were Tech defensive players thinking when Baylor got on the late roll? “Pretty much, just try to settle down,” middle linebacker Will Smith said. “Everybody get on the same page, so we’re all focused and just execute our own jobs. Sometimes we get a little bit ahead of ourselves and don’t settle down. That’s how mistakes happen.” Tech did nothing to reverse the course of some major trends going into the game: The Red Raiders haven’t been causing turnovers or containing big plays for more than a month. Baylor came in leading the nation in plays of 30-plus yards and 40-plus yards. On Saturday, the Bears made nine plays of 30 yards or longer — and Tech didn’t get any turnovers for the fifth game in a row. Six of the big plays were passes, and two long runs by speed back Lache Seastrunk helped him to a 136-yard performance. Asked whether the long dry spell in turnovers involves bad luck or defensive issues, Tuberville said, “Well, I’d say when you give up 700 yards, you’ve got problems on both. Our guys played hard. We won some games on defense this year. We’re going to end up ranked in the top 30 or 40. That’s much better than where we were last year.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech football notes: Players discuss ‘extremely frustrating’ loss to OSU Nick Kosmider and Don Williams 11-20-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Oklahoma State dominant again vs. Tech David Ubben 11-17-12 ESPN.COM

Texas Tech players were not made available to the media following their 59-21 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday, but some of the Red Raiders expressed on Monday what safety D.J. Johnson termed as an “extremely frustrating” performance.

Texas Tech players talked all week about the indignities of last year’s 60-point loss to eventual Big 12 champion Oklahoma State. It wouldn’t happen again, they said.

“Knowing that we haven’t beaten those guys my entire career here, it was difficult for me,” Johnson said. “The frustration built up. You could see it on the sidelines, and you could see it throughout the game. Things went wrong real fast, you know what I mean?” Johnson said the effort didn’t wane throughout the game for the Red Raiders, but he conceded it was difficult to fight mounting disappointment as Oklahoma State scored one touchdown after another in the second quarter. “We tried to fight the adversity and tried to stay together and continue to fight,” Johnson said, “which we did continue to fight the entire game, but unfortunately we weren’t able to get it done. We weren’t able to come out with a win. So it was extremely frustrating.” The frustration was magnified by the fact that Tech’s lopsided loss was its second in as many seasons to the Cowboys. “That was an embarrassing one for the whole program,” quarterback Michael Brewer said. “We take pride on what we put out there on the field, and we feel like that wasn’t our brand of football. We’re really looking forward to showing what we can put out against Baylor.” Third-and-long discussion Tech coach Tommy Tuberville fielded a couple of questions Monday about run calls on third-andlong. Tech faced third-and-6 or longer 11 times Saturday in a 59-21 loss at Oklahoma State. On those occasions, Tech quarterbacks completed 3 of 9 passes with an interception, a sack, two other quarterback pressures and a touchdown. The Red Raiders ran twice: a 9-yard gain by Eric Stephens on third-and-15 from the Tech 20 and a 1-yard loss by Sadale Foster on third-and-10 from the Tech 21. Tech trailed 28-7 in the first instance and 45-14 in the second.

Well, the Red Raiders didn’t lose by 60. That’s about the only thing Tech accomplished in Saturday’s 59-21 loss to Oklahoma State in Stillwater, where the Cowboys have won every matchup between the two dating back to 2001. Clint Chelf has two career starts and both were lopsided wins over conference teams at home. That train’s rolling these days, but could probably get running with a little more efficiency. The junior finished with 229 yards and three touchdowns on 11-of-21 passing against the Red Raiders, who entered the day leading the league in total defense. The day’s biggest star was Isaiah Anderson, who scored three first-half touchdowns and turned his four catches into 174 yards. He also broke a 26-yard run on an end around. There was no doubt about the best defense on the field on Saturday; Oklahoma State held Seth Doege to just 5-of-12 passing for 30 yards and an interception in the second half before he was pulled for backup Michael Brewer. J.W. Walsh was reportedly available last week, but returned from an injury on Saturday that OSU previously said would end his season. Walsh’s dad disputed those reports to multiple media outlets, and it appears he was right. Walsh ran for a touchdown and threw for Oklahoma State’s first score in his return. Sketchy stuff there from OSU. What happened to Texas Tech’s special teams, though? The Red Raiders gave up a pair of blocked punts to safety Zack Craig, who returned the second one 30 yards for a touchdown that put the Pokes up, 59-14. Last week’s near-loss to Kansas, which is winless in Big 12 play, got a whole lot easier to believe when you saw Texas Tech’s performance on Saturday. The Red Raiders ceded to Oklahoma State in the Big 12 standings and the bowl pecking order by way of the one-sided loss. For now, Oklahoma State’s likely slotted for a trip to the Alamo Bowl, but a win at Oklahoma next week could change that and keep the Pokes’ slim BCS bowl hopes alive.

“Third-and-15 or 20, I’ll pass that over to y’all and let y’all call those plays,” Tuberville told the media. “Those are hard. What happens is we’ve gone back, and we tend to turn the ball over a little more than we should on those situations, because they’re dropping eight (in coverage). They’re not going to let you throw it in there. You’ve got to be dang near perfect.” OSU safety Shamiel Gary intercepted Doege on a third-and-15 throw from the Tech 18, setting up the touchdown that moved the Cowboys ahead 21-7. It was Doege’s fourth interception this season on a play from inside Tech’s 40. “We’ve been trying to play a little field position,”Tuberville said. “A lot of times you’ve to take your medicine and run it, try to get some yards back and punt the ball down the field and play defense. You can’t put everything on the quarterback on every snap.” Tuberville said on the occasions the Raiders played it safe, the makeup of the offensive line played into it. Left tackle LaAdrian Waddle left with a knee injury early in the second quarter, and the shuffling that resulted left only center Deveric Gallington in his original spot. “We were having a tough time protecting Seth,” Tuberville said. “We didn’t want to continue to turn (pass rushers) loose.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS ‘Looser’ mindset has helped Red Raider prevail in tense overtimes Nick Kosmider 11-12-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech jumps in AP Poll and USA Today Coaches Poll Mike Graham 11-11-12 Dallas Morning News

The moments were ripe for nervous letdowns. Against TCU and Kansas, Texas Tech went on defense first in overtime and soon found itself trailing by a touchdown after an opponent’s quick strike.

With a 41-34 double overtime victory against Kansas, Texas Tech moved up in the polls very slightly.

For the Tech offense, that meant answer with a trip into the end zone or walk off the field with a bitter loss. Tech, of course, achieved the former in both games and went on to win them in additional overtime periods. The calm under fire in those situations is a key reason No. 23 Tech, picked to finish ninth in the Big 12 at the start of the season, is 7-3 (4-3 in Big 12) and in fifth place heading into a 2:30 p.m. Saturday showdown against Oklahoma State (6-3, 4-2) in Stillwater, Okla.

The Red Raiders moved from No. 25 to No. 23 in a tie with Michigan. It’s interesting to think about because Texas Tech was picked to finish ninth in the preseason Big 12 media poll and Michigan had a No. 1 vote in the preseason AP Poll. Texas Tech reemerged in the Coaches Poll after a one week absence at No. 25. The Red Raiders next opponent, Oklahoma State, is No. 24 in the coaches poll and technically No. 26 in the AP Poll. The BCS standings will be released Sunday evening.

“I don’t know what it is about overtime games and this football team,” Tech quarterback Seth Doege said, “but it almost seems like we relax even more.” Even on third-and-10 in the first overtime on Saturday, when you had two chances to pick up a first down or suffer a devastating home loss to the Jayhawks? The nerves didn’t creep up then? “You know, we didn’t panic at all,” Doege said. “We felt like we had a great play call, and if we executed it, it was going to be big for us.” Tech did execute, as Doege found top target Eric Ward across the middle in the face of a Kansas blitz. Ward took the pass all the way to the 1-yard line, and Eric Stephens finished the drive off with a leap into the end zone on the next play. The Red Raiders scored on their next overtime possession on Stephens’ 3-yard pass to Darrin Moore. That put the onus on the Tech defense, though players on that unit, too, said they felt no pressure. “It was like, ‘Look, we’ve got to make a play,’” Tech safety D.J. Johnson said. “‘It’s time to make something happen.’ We had people step up that were able to do that.” Johnson was one of the players who stepped up, swatting away a fourth-down pass in the end zone to preserve the victory. The biggest play of the series, though, came from Blake Dees. The sophomore linebacker, aided by a number of teammates who helped string out the play, burst through the line of scrimmage to tackle Kansas running back Tony Pierson — he of the 202-yard rushing performance — for a 4-yard loss. That forced Kansas to use its weak passing game on fourth-and-9. “They had been running that play on us all day and killing us with it,” Dees said. “I saw it happening again, so I widened out in the box and shot the gap. My family was there, and they were jumping for joy.” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said he has been impressed with the poise his team has shown in playing five overtime periods this season, especially given that the Red Raiders, in both instances, had to quickly get over the feeling they should have put the games away in regulation. “We play looser (in overtime) for some reason,”Tuberville said. “I think we’ve got more confidence in each other. Offense and defense feel like we can play looser. I think we focus better. We haven’t had a penalty in either of the (five) overtimes. Tech also has not been afraid to open up the playbook during the extra sessions, twice using trick plays to score touchdowns. But Tech’s ultimate reason for success during these heated moments, Doege said, is the chemistry the team has formed. “I want to say that it’s just the fact that we’re such a good team and we like each other,” Doege said, “that when it comes to big-time moments like that, we can just relax and play.” Now, Tuberville said, Tech just needs to find a way to bottle those performances and spread them across the four quarters of regulation.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech 41, Kansas 34 (2 OT) Betsy Blaney 11-10-12 The Associated Press

Tech senior safety Yeakey hopes success story’s not over Don Williams 11-09-12 Lubbock Avalanche Journal

LUBBOCK, Texas -- With the wind gusting more than 30 mph and dust blowing in the West Texas sky, it was a day to hang on.

If Chris Yeakey gets his wish, he’ll go through not one Texas Tech senior day, but two. After the 2012 season ends, the Red Raiders’ backup safety plans to appeal for a sixth year of eligibility.

That’s just what No. 22 Texas Tech did.

Injuries wiped out Yeakey’s 2010 and 2011 seasons, but he’s one of the 18 seniors going through Saturday’s pre-game ceremonies.

Red Raider running back Eric Stephens threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Darrin Moore in the second overtime and Texas Tech held Kansas out of the end zone to grasp a 41-34 victory at Jones AT&T Stadium. Kansas, which erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter, had one last chance to tie trailing by seven in double overtime. But Texas Tech defensive back D.J. Johnson broke up quarterback Michael Cummings’ pass in the end zone on fourth-and-9 from the Texas Tech 24. The loss meant Kansas (1-9, 0-7 Big 12) extended its Big 12 losing streak to 19 games dating back to the 2010 season. The Red Raiders (7-3, 4-3) did just enough to snap a two-game losing streak of their own. After Kansas scored first in overtime to take a 34-27 lead, the Red Raiders tied it when quarterback Seth Doege threw a 24-yard strike to Eric Ward on third-and-10 from the 25. Stephens dived into the end zone on the next play and kicker Ryan Bustin, who missed a 41-yard field goal into the wind at the end of regulation, hit the extra point to send the game to double overtime. Texas Tech seemed ready to take command on the first play of the second quarter when the Red Raiders grabbed the lead on Doege’s 16-yard touchdown pass to Tyson Williams. The Red Raiders boosted the advantage to 21-7 on their next possession when Doege threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Darrin Moore. And Texas Tech was driving again, moving out from its 6 to its 43 before Brad McDougal intercepted Doege’s pass and returned it to the Red Raiders’ 29. An illegal block backed up the Jayhawks, but they still turned the takeaway into points. Cummings threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Bourbon that cut Texas Tech’s lead in half, 21-14, with 5:30 remaining in the first half. Following Doege’s interception, the Red Raiders appeared to play it safe on their next drive and promptly went three-and-out, giving the Jayhawks an opportunity to tie before the half. Kansas responded with a 65-yard drive to the Texas Tech 5, utilizing the option for the first time in the contest. Jayhawks running back Tony Pierson ran twice for 59 yards, both on option pitches. But the drive stalled at the 5 and Kansas settled for Nick Prolago’s 22-yard field goal that cut the Red Raiders’ lead to four points at halftime.

“I’m going to do all the senior events due to the fact it’s not guaranteed I’m going to be back here next year,” Yeakey said this week. “I would hate to miss out on that just in hopes of getting a year back.” The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Yeakey (pronounced “YAY-key”) might be an obscure figure to all but diehard Tech fans. He started his career at Division III University of Redlands (Calif.), then transferred to Santa Rosa (Calif.) Junior College, hoping to be seen by a bigger university. Former Tech defensive coordinator Chad Glasgow spotted Yeakey and recruited him to walk on. Yeakey was coming off MCL and ACL reconstructions during knee surgery before the 2010 season at Santa Rosa, making him risky for a scholarship. Then last year at Tech, he suffered a sprained ankle in August practice and another knee-ligament tear the week of the Iowa State game. He’s come back this season to play on special teams, getting credit for two tackles in seven games. That alone makes him a behind-the-scenes success story. “After the first one, I was devastated,” Yeakey said, “so you can imagine how I felt after the second time after doing all the work to get back here in the first place. I had to make a decision where I either did or didn’t play, and I decided to play. So I put in the work I needed so I could get back to where I could compete.” If Yeakey successfully petitions for another year, he could help the team in 2013. Some of the Red Raiders’ heaviest graduation losses will be at safety, where Cody Davis and D.J. Johnson will depart. Yeakey trains behind Davis. “I think he would really help them out,” receiver Austin Zouzalik said, “not only with the safeties we’re losing, but he’s a big guy. He can fill the run. He can cover people. He can make plays. From a leadership standpoint, I think it would be good to have him back on the team.” Zouzalik said he loves Yeakey, because he’s a hard worker with a good attitude and a sense of humor. “He’s a great guy,” Zouzalik said. “He really helps out on special teams and especially on the sideline. He’s always a positive guy. He’s always, ‘Hey, we got this. Drive it down there and score.’ That helps us out a lot. He brings a lot of good energy to us.”

Bustin kicked a pair of field goals in the second half to extend the lead to 10 points before Kansas surged back. Pierson busted a 69-yard run to the Texas Tech 3 and fellow Jayhawks back James Sims plunged over the goal line two plays later to cut the Red Raiders’ lead to 3. Then Cummings kept on an option on fourth-and-3 from his 36 and gained 44 yards to the Texas Tech 20. That helped set up Prolago’s 32-yard field goal that tied the game at 27. NOTES: Texas Tech assured itself of its 17th winning campaign in the last 18 seasons. The Red Raiders finished 5-7 in 2011, their first losing season since 1992 (Texas Tech went 6-6 in 1993 and 1994). ... Doege moved past predecessor Taylor Potts into third in school history with 63 career touchdown passes...

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Tech’s class of ’08 had strength in (small) numbers Don Williams 11-09-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

“I remember my sophomore year when we practiced, I would go down the line,” he said. “During first-team offense against scout-team defense, I would literally go from left tackle to left guard to center to right guard to right tackle, two plays each, so all the first-string guys had a quick breather. That was helpful to understand every position.”

On national signing day 2008, Texas Tech signed a small class that was destined to get smaller. The original group of 17 contained 13 high school recruits, only six of whom are still around to take part in senior day Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.

The 6-foot-7 McDaniel wound up starting four games at left tackle, three at center and 18 at right tackle. Like practically any other player who stuck it out for five years, McDaniel weathered ups and downs.

“It’s kind of unreal how many people come and go,” said tackle Terry McDaniel, one of the survivors from that ’08 signing day.

As a redshirt freshman in 2009, McDaniel was making his fourth start in a row when he went down with a severe leg injury against Nebraska. He suffered a tibia plateau fracture, damage to two knee ligaments and didn’t crack the lineup again until 2011.

Just before the Red Raiders host Kansas at 11 a.m. Saturday, they’ll recognize 18 seniors. Over the years, the small core group was supplemented by seven transfers, three members of the 2009 class who never redshirted and two walk-ons.

“Probably the toughest thing here was when I got injured against Nebraska in ’09,” he said. “That was kind of frustrating. You’ve just got to keep grinding and working every day to get through it.”

“Of course, I don’t want to leave my teammates,” said cornerback Eugene Neboh, one of the walkon success stories. “I love them boys. I’ve been through a lot with them. I also understand it’s getting close to that time where we get to start a new chapter in our lives as well.”

At least McDaniel was a scholarship player all the way through. Eugene Neboh, on the other hand, wasn’t placed on scholarship until the beginning of 2011, the start of his junior season. For three years, Neboh paid own his way.

Quarterback Seth Doege, offensive linemen Deveric Gallington and McDaniel, receiver-return man Austin Zouzalik and defensive backs Cody Davis and Cornelius Douglas are the six who made it from signing day 2008 to this week’s last walk down the Jones AT&T Stadium tunnel.

“I thank my parents each and every day for me making it that far,” he said. “I’m just glad I got the scholarship for them.”

Four members of the 2008 class were junior-college signees, and several others washed out of the program early. Defensive end Ryan Haliburton and running back Harrison Jeffers didn’t finish their eligibility, but stayed in school. Lineman Joe King transferred to Tulsa, where he was still in the program this year. But the attrition that hits most college signing classes was hardly the biggest challenge faced by the 2008 group. They’d spent only three semesters on campus when Mike Leach was fired and replaced by Tommy Tuberville, turning the Tech world upside down. “I think the senior class was very important in instituting change with the new coaching staff,” Zouzalik said, “kind of embracing it and letting it soak through everyone on the team and promoting the change that the new coaching staff brought. We’re a pretty big part of that, along with the class that graduated before us.” This year’s fifth-year seniors were redshirt freshmen in 2009, when Leach was suspended the day the Red Raiders arrived in San Antonio for the Alamo Bowl and fired two days later. Tight end Adam James was at the center of the controversy. “With the town being divided like it was — all this team Leach and stuff, and us being close to Adam — it was pretty tough there for a while,” Zouzalik said. “... Now everybody’s bought in. Everybody believes in the program. The culture has for sure changed around here, but I think it’s changed for the better.” Tech has yet to approach the 29 victories it achieved in Leach’s last three seasons. Zouzalik said he thinks that will come. “Even this season,” he said, “we’re on the cusp of something pretty big. It’s not always from a football standpoint that I say it’s changed for the better. It’s just the atmosphere and all the discipline. Accountability being preached. Everybody playing as a team. Not as many individuals. That’s really the main thing that has changed.

Though an all-around athlete at Odessa Permian, Neboh’s first interest wasn’t football. He passed up a scholarship offer to Notre Dame for soccer and scholarship money to Tech for track and field. He was a standout hurdler growing up in Odessa. Eventually, that talent would yield a Big 12 cornerback with 18 career starts and counting. But in the fall of 2008, Neboh fell into line at the back of the cornerbacks and started working his way up. The process moved slowly, “I’m not going to lie to you,” said Neboh, a deeply religious man. “There’s times I was questioning my decision as a whole. That’s where my God comes in, where Jesus comes in. I continued to pray to him, and he showed me the way. I’m very grateful.” ——— The surviving members of Texas Tech’s 2008 signing class comprise such a small group they could squeeze into one household. You might say they even try to on a daily basis. Doege and Zouzalik — who connected for five important pass plays in a triple-overtime victory at TCU — have been roommates for four years. A year later, kicker Donnie Carona and safety Cody Davis moved in. “And then (senior receiver Alex) Torres is pretty much like our other roommate,” Zouzalik said. “He’s always at the house. Everybody thinks he lives with us.” Carona, the only high school recruit from 2008 who did not redshirt, used up his eligibility last season. He’s still on campus working on a master’s degree. He was one of the first players with whom Zouzalik got acquainted.

“We run an offense really similar to what we used to, so it hasn’t changed a whole lot for us on the field. Off the field is really where all the changes have come from.”

“Donnie, actually, before we got here sent me a Facebook message,” Zouzalik said, “like, ‘Hey, man, what’s going on? I’m the kicker.’ I was thinking, ‘A kicker. Those guys are usually kind of strange. He had a comb-over and his hair was lofted up, so I was like, ‘I don’t know about this guy.’ So I never answered his message.

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“Now me and Donnie are like best friends, so it was kind of weird how it all turned out.”

Over the course of five seasons in the Texas Tech program, Terry McDaniel developed a reputation for being a versatile offensive lineman. Not that he planned it that way. When he signed in 2008, McDaniel assumed he’d spend his college career playing tackle.

Alas, all fun times, including college days, come to an end. The roommates will play their final home game Saturday, and they won’t even be roommates much longer. Davis and Doege are on their way out, both engaged to be married.

And he has, for the most part.

“Now me and Donnie are the bachelors in the house,” Zouzalik said. “We’re kind of like the kids, and Cody and Seth are our parents. They keep us in line.”

But at one time or another, he’s played every offensive line position in a game except left guard.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech Debuts ‘Lone Star Pride’ Under Armour Uniforms for Saturday’s Matchup With Texas Doug Kyed 10-29-12 NCAA College Football The newest trend in college football is to buck tradition for one game and wear the most outlandish uniform that Nike, Under Armour or Adidas can design. Texas Tech will become the latest program to fall into the trap as they debut their “Lone Star Pride” Under Armour uniforms against Texas on Saturday. The Red Raiders’ one-time uniforms are red and blue with Texas state flag-stars on the shoulders, pants and socks. The red pants also have a blue stripe down the side with the words “Lone Star” written vertically. Texas Tech will wear their traditional black and red helmets with the special uniforms. The No. 18 Red Raiders will take on No. 23 Texas at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Both teams are 6-2 on the season. Take a look at the uniforms that Texas Tech will be wearing on Saturday in the photos below.

Forcing turnovers next step for improving Texas Tech defense Nick Kosmider 10-29-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Count Mack Brown among those who are impressed by the improvements made this season by the Texas Tech defense. “They’ve probably got the best turnaround on defense I’ve ever seen,” said the Texas coach, whose team will face the Red Raiders at 2:30 p.m. Saturday inside Jones AT&T Stadium. “They’re doing things I haven’t seen Texas Tech do in many, many years.” Despite surrendering 108 points in its last two games, Tech ranks No. 12 in total defense at an even 300 yards per game. With only one-third of the season remaining, it is firmly established that the unit’s rise from 114th in defense — its spot each of the last two years — is no fluke. For all its strides, though, the defense believes one important aspect is missing. “Right now it seems like we’re the best defense with no turnovers,” Tech safety D.J. Johnson said. “We haven’t (forced) many turnovers, and that’s a battle you have to win.” Tech ranks eighth in the Big 12 Conference in turnover margin, and its 10 takeaways are tied for the second fewest in the league. The Red Raiders (6-2, 3-2) have seen how effective their defense can be when it does cause opponents to cough up the ball. Tech forced four turnovers in the conference opener against Iowa State, as the defense led the way in a hard-fought, 24-13 road victory. But that defense has only four takeaways in the last four games, including a goose egg in Saturday’s 55-24 loss at Kansas State. Tech has lost the turnover battle by a six-to-one margin in its two losses and has a nine-to-eight edge in its six wins. So how do the Red Raiders go about handing the ball back to its offense more often? “We have to make sure we go out there and tug on the ball,” Johnson said. “We’re aggressive making tackles and aggressive going towards the ball, but we’re not aggressive when we’re at the ball.” Fellow safety Cody Davis agrees with Johnson’s assessment. The defense has largely been in the right position at the right time, Davis said, but forcing turnovers will require an extra level of attention. “I think we just have to maintain our focus on turnovers,” he said. “Sometimes teams are good at not making mistakes like Kansas State was — coming into and during our game — so we’ve got to work on getting strips, and the interceptions will come as long as we keep up the good coverage.” Texas (6-2, 3-2) has protected the ball well this season. Its eight turnovers are the third fewest in the Big 12 behind Kansas State (4) and West Virginia (5). Given the way the Longhorns ran over Tech last season, the Tech defense may settle for consistently forcing punts on Saturday. Texas amassed 439 rushing yards in Austin last season, throwing the ball only nine times in a 55-20 win against the Red Raiders. With the Big 12’s third-ranked rushing offense at about 198 yards per game, Tech coach Tommy Tuberville believes the Longhorns could pose a similar challenge this time around. “Last year it was a debacle,” Tuberville said. “We never slowed them down, never made them punt. I’m sure they’re going to test us pretty good and see if we can stop them. We’ll see if we’re up to the challenge. We’re a better defense than we were. Are we good enough to get that done? We’ll just have to wait and see.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech’s Doege moving past adversity to become elite passer Ben Glicksman 10-25-12 Sports Illistrated Seth Doege has arrived. That much became clear late last Saturday afternoon, when the 6-foot-1, 197-pound senior tossed his seventh touchdown pass in a triple-overtime thriller at TCU. Trailing the Horned Frogs 53-50 on second-and-goal from the eight-yard line, Doege handled the snap, faked a handoff to draw linebacker Kenny Cain out of position and lofted a pass into the middle of the end zone, which wideout Alex Torres corralled for the game-winning score. Doege sprinted around the field in frenzied jubilation, celebrating the Red Raiders’ third Big 12 victory -- and his third game with at least six touchdown passes this season, one fewer than the rest of the FBS combined. Just two weeks earlier, Doege was a relative unknown. He was the undersized starting quarterback for an overlooked team, a player known more for his hard-to-pronounce last name than for his on-field heroics. Then he outdueled Geno Smith in Texas Tech’s 49-14 rout of West Virginia. And after handing TCU just its third loss in Fort Worth since 2007, he’s emerged as one of the nation’s most prolific passers. Heading into this Saturday’s showdown at Kansas State, Doege has become the “it” quarterback. His head-to-head matchup with Collin Klein suddenly has major Heisman implications, and his teammates are only adding to the hype. “There’s not a doubt in our minds here that he’s the best quarterback in the nation,” said Torres by phone Monday. “That’s truly how we feel and that’s the kind of confidence that we have in him.” In a matter of weeks, Doege has transformed from an afterthought into an alpha dog. He’s taken a team predicted to finish near the bottom of the Big 12 and led it into the thick of the BCS conversation. But Doege’s emergence is anything but an overnight success story. A few years ago, he suffered a pair of career-threatening injuries, setbacks that put his entire football future in jeopardy. And while his play in 2012 has been excellent, his journey to this point was even more remarkable. Seven years ago, as a sophomore in a sparsely populated small town in West Texas, Doege seemed destined for stardom. The aspiring quarterback had just led Crane High to a 10-1 record and the Class 2A Region I championship game, and he was fast gaining recognition as one of the top recruits in the class of 2008. He was coming off a season in which he threw for 2,439 yards and 27 touchdowns and ran for another 526 yards and three scores. He committed to Texas Tech in Sept. 2006, becoming the heir apparent to then coach Mike Leach’s Air Raid attack. Before his junior year, Doege decided to transfer from Crane, where his father, Randy, was coach, to Frenship High in Wolfforth, Texas, a school playing against higher-caliber Class 4A competition. Doege wanted to better prepare for the next level. He wanted to make the jump from touted underclassmen to college-ready performer. During an intrasquad scrimmage in the fall before the first game, Doege carried the ball along the sideline and attempted to cut upfield. He got hit and twisted his knee, and he buckled and fell violently to the ground. Doege tore his left ACL, ending his season. But the worst was yet to come. A little more than a year later, after months of extensive rehab, a reinvigorated Doege prepared for his senior campaign. He was participating in a preseason two-a-day session -- a basic T-shirt and shorts-type workout -- when he planted his foot in the ground. Doege again coiled, cringed and collapsed. This time he tore his right ACL. After two freak knee injuries, a once promising future took an unmistakably grim turn. “He didn’t get up, and he’s always gotten up,” recalled Frenship coach Brad Davis of the second injury. “And then after the diagnosis he had to go through that whole process again his senior year. But his attitude through all that was just incredible.” For many players, another season-ending setback would’ve marked the end of the road. Doege couldn’t play a snap and had to watch as the Tigers advanced to the state quarterfinals without him. His hopes of achieving high school glory were dashed; his dreams of playing among the Division I ranks seemingly crippled. But it was during that time Doege showed the tireless spirit that has since won over so many fans and teammates in Lubbock: For the second consecutive season, without fail, Doege attended every Frenship practice, training session and game.

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“I think mostly what stands out in my mind was Friday nights at the games he was right there on the sideline,” said Davis. “He would come to me letting me know what he thought about the secondary’s alignments. He would come to me with suggestions of what he thought we could do offensively against what they were doing defensively. He was like having an assistant coach out there.” Doege wasn’t ready to accept his fate. Though the odds were stacked strikingly against him, he never gave up on his abilities. Texas Tech wasn’t ready to give up on him, either. Despite the injuries, Leach decided to honor Doege’s scholarship, providing the quarterback with a source of inspiration not only to recover, but to come back even stronger. “After the second knee surgery, I felt that they possibly could go a different direction,” said Doege. “In two years, I hadn’t played a down of football. ... But I think coach Leach and his staff sticking with me, giving me the opportunity to play college football and live out my dream, really motivated me to get better and continue to improve on my skills.” Upon arriving to campus in 2008, Doege initially struggled to adjust. He redshirted to ease back into the football routine, regaining his feel for the position while ensuring he was fully healthy. He established rapports with wideouts Torres, Eric Ward and Darrin Moore (who was Cam Newton’s teammate at Blinn College before transferring to Tech) while attempting a combined 65 passes in 2009 and ‘10. He was finally named the Red Raiders’ starter during fall camp in 2011 and went on to throw 28 touchdowns. He’s already equaled that total through seven games in 2012. “It’s been an amazing journey being able to work with him and see all the things that he’s done, how much he’s progressed,” said Torres. “There’s so much he does in the locker room with his leadership and his character that inspires not only some of these younger guys, but even us older guys who’ve been with him for five years.” Added Davis: “To overcome two knee injuries and to succeed like he has these last two years, and especially his senior year, it’s a real winner’s story in my view. That’s what life’s all about, overcoming adversity and succeeding at a high level. That’s what he’s done.” When Texas Tech and Kansas State kick off at about 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday, all eyes will zero in on Doege. Football fans will tune in to find out if he lives up to his freshly acquired billing, if he can replicate the stats that stand up to anyone’s in the country. Doege is currently averaging 316 passing yards per game with 28 touchdowns and a 169.6 quarterback rating. Those totals rank eighth, first and fifth in the FBS, respectively. The Red Raiders, resurgent under third-year coach Tommy Tuberville, will look to take charge of their Big 12 destiny. A win would place them in a tie for first place with K-State and Oklahoma (which beat Texas Tech Oct. 6) with only games against unranked Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma State and Baylor remaining. At that point, a run at a once-unthinkable BCS bowl berth won’t seem out of the question. And if that happens, the accolades -- which have just started to trickle in -- will come pouring en masse to Lubbock. But before labeling Doege’s rise as meteoric, know that his comeback is long overdue. “Ever since high school, I think I’ve been doubted, whether it be my size or my arm or whatever,” said Doege. “I kind of feel like every time I step on the field I’ve gotta prove myself. I want to prove everybody wrong that I’m an elite player.” Points of interest • Kansas State’s defensive playmakers: Though Klein has received the lion’s share of attention, the Wildcats’ defense has played an equally pivotal role in the team’s 7-0 start. Safety Ty Zimmerman is tied for sixth in the nation in interceptions, defensive end Meshak Williams is tied for the Big 12 lead in sacks and linebacker Arthur Brown is a dominant force in the middle. “They’re such a disciplined team,” said Doege, “that they take advantage of your mistakes.” • Texas Tech’s second-half momentum: In 2011, Tech entered its eighth game of the season at 5-2 coming off a BCS-altering upset at Oklahoma. It proceeded to lose its final five games. In order to stave off that type of collapse this time around, Doege and Co. have made a team-wide effort to keep their emotions in check. “I think we learned a lot from last year, staying too high on the highs, too low on the lows,” said Doege. “We don’t want to stay too high on TCU, too high on West Virginia. It’s one game at a time. I think that’ll help us not have a letdown again.” 95


2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS • The turnover battle: For all of the strides Texas Tech’s defense has made this season -- the Red Raiders rank seventh in the nation in total defense after finishing a lowly 114th last year -- new coordinator Art Kaufman’s unit has been very average at generating turnovers. It has just 10 turnovers gained, tied for 79th in the FBS. To slow an ultra-efficient Kansas State attack, Tech will need to force Klein to make mistakes, something that won’t come easy: He hasn’t thrown an interception since Sept. 15 against North Texas, a streak of 91 straight attempts.

Early interest in technology pays big dividends for Cody Davis Nick Kosmider 10-24-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Cody Davis has no trouble talking about his self-professed “geeky side.” It’s not the side you see on Saturdays, when the Texas Tech senior safety is leading the charge for the nation’s No. 7 defense. But it is the side, he says, that has helped him forge an equally successful academic career at Tech, one that is already paying big dividends. Davis on Wednesday was named one of 15 recipients of the National Football Foundation ScholarAthlete Awards, an honor given to athletes across the country who best represent success both through football and academics. The award comes with $18,000 in post-graduate scholarships. The 15 recipients are also finalists for this year’s William V. Campbell Trophy, given annually to the best scholar-athlete in the country. “It’s quite shocking,” Davis said. “I don’t know how to really react right now, but I’m blessed and thankful for the opportunity. To finally get rewarded for all the hard work in football and with school, it’s definitely difficult, but it’s paying off.” Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in management information systems last December, graduating with a 3.7 grade-point average. He’s currently working on a master’s of science degree in information systems and is sporting a perfect 4.0 GPA. Working with computers and technology has long been a passion for Davis, who tried to keep pace as his older brother, Brent, paved the way. “Growing up, we were just always fascinated with computers,” Davis said. “My first one was a little Hewlett-Packard. We’d always play with those, get on the Internet and do random stuff. We finally got into building them and messing around with them that way. He kind of taught me growing up with that, and I’ve carried it on through high school and college.” Davis said he tries to stay on the cutting edge of trends in technology. He produces his own blog called “Student of the Game,” in which he lets readers in on the day-to-day life of a studentathlete. How does he manage to balance that hobby with a heavy academic course load and a key role on a 6-1 football team? “It’s definitely about time management,” Davis said. “I actually did a blog about a week ago that was about managing football and school. I actually collected some time data — the geeky side of me, making graphs and stuff — about where I’ve spent my time. It was actually about the same amount of time sleeping and doing football. And then you add school and homework on top of that, so it’s it definitely time management and just focusing and grinding each day. “You’ve got to come to work every day, whether it’s on or off the field, really put in the effort and hope the results pay off.” Davis is having a great senior season on the field for Tech. He leads the team with 56 tackles and three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown against Texas State. The senior will join 2012 National Football Foundation Hall of Fame inductee Gabe Rivera, the former Tech lineman, at the foundation’s awards dinner in New York City on Dec. 4. “This is a great honor for Cody and his family,” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said in a statement. “Cody is a model student-athlete and a tremendous young man that has his priorities in order and big goals for his future. On the football field, he is a leader on our defense and is having a great senior season. Texas Tech will be represented very well in New York City with Cody and Gabe Rivera, and it will be a great night to honor two outstanding Red Raiders.” Davis said he hasn’t locked down where his career path will lead him once football is over, but he’s not sweating the future.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS “There are a lot of career opportunities out there,” he said. “Technology is everywhere in every business, so I think the outlook is going to be pretty good.” For now, Davis’ time-management scale is tipping toward No. 15 Tech’s giant matchup with No. 4 Kansas State on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan. “We have to realize what a challenge we have ahead of us,” he said. “We can’t be beating ourselves like we kind of did (against TCU). We really have to be on point on all three sides of the ball.”

Texas Tech receivers thriving on physicality Nick Kosmider 10-24-12 Lubbock Avalanche Journal TCU cornerback Kevin White might not have known he was in for a long day last Saturday, but Seth Doege and his receivers certainly did. Doege this week, in providing a post-mortem of a 56-53 victory in Fort Worth, said Texas Tech discovered something during game-film study last week that led the team to believe it could create several mismatches against the 5-foot-10 Horned Frog defensive back. The Red Raiders did just that. Outside receivers Eric Ward and Darrin Moore combined to catch 11 passes for 124 yards and four touchdowns. Not all of those grabs came against White, but a number of the plays were made against the overmatched sophomore, including three of the touchdown catches. “We saw a weakness and we attacked them every time we had a go route called,” Doege said. White is not the first opponent this season to struggle against the likes of Ward and Moore, two receivers whose size and strength has become a valuable asset in Tech’s pass-heavy offense. While certain aspects of Tech’s attack are predicated on quick throws and timing routes, Ward (6-foot, 204 pounds) and Moore (6-foot-4, 216), afford Doege the ability to stretch the field. It also gives him the freedom to take chances, knowing that if his big receivers aren’t able to come down with the ball at its highest point, the defender won’t, either. “My job is easy,” Doege said. “Just don’t overthrow them. Just give them a chance to go get the ball. When they’re physical like that and they’re big, clearly they can go up there and get a ball. Even if they’re covered, and then it’s their job to kind of secure it.” Moore and Ward have caught eight touchdowns apiece this season, a chunk of those coming on physical fade routes in the corner of the end zone that require them to use their body to box out a defender, similar to a power forward attempting to secure a rebound. Doege lauded other receivers, including Tyson Williams, Marcus Kennard, Jace Amaro and Alex Torres, for also using their strength to make his job easier. “It gives me some ability to kind of put a different kind of placement on the ball,” Doege said, “and just allow them to make a play on it.” No. 4 Kansas State (7-0, 4-0 in Big 12) which hosts the No. 15 Red Raiders (6-1, 3-1) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, boasts the league’s fourth-best pass defense, surrendering 226 yards per game — a number that has dropped to 208 yards during Big 12 games. Senior cornerback Allen Chapman and junior safety Ty Zimmerman (four interceptions) lead the way in the secondary, and they will shoulder responsibility in helping defend Tech’s prolific passing attack, the Big 12’s second-best at about 362 yards per game. Zimmerman arrived at Kansas State during his freshman season as a quarterback, but his move to safety has paid big dividends for the Wildcats this season. “He obviously has a very good mind for the game,” Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said, “as far as knowing what is going on around him and what he and his unit are trying to accomplish. He just plays extremely hard and makes plays.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Davis likes Kaufman’s coaching style Mike Graham 10-23-12 Red Raider Sports

TCU has raised 14 freshman classes into the 4-2-5 defense considering head coach Gary Patterson was the defensive coordinator from 1998 to 2000 before assuming the head coaching position. Starting about 11 years ago the Horned Frogs had players that knew the scheme almost as well as Patterson so that scheme works for them no matter what.

You don’t have to be a defensive guru like Tommy Tuberville to teach kids a valuable lesson in Football 101.

Oh by the way, TCU evolved its defense in the early days against Conference USA opponents and then took it to the Mountain West Conference before taking an incredibly developed defense to the Big 12 this season.

Rule No. 1 on defense; never leave your feet. It’s actually a hard fundamental to put into practice because youth players see tacklers wind up on the ground, taken down by the momentum and collapse of the ball carrier in the open field. But perfect tackles -- where you square up, bend your knees and keep your arms straight before wrapping up and then using the explosion in your knees to take the ball carrier off of his feet -- only happen in practice at half speed where the offensive scout team expects to get hit and run right toward the defender in a drill. There’s a fine line not to cross and Tech’s free safety Cody Davis walks that line like it’s a tightrope for the No. 15 Red Raiders -- that team picked to finish ninth in the Big 12 Conference a defensive unit fans prayed could manage a top 75 defense. Davis has played some of the best football in his college career the past two weeks against some of the Big 12 Conference’s best teams and his most memorable plays have come when he has laid himself out there in a last ditch effort to prevent extra yardage. “I’ve really focused on wrapping up and running through tacklers,” Davis said. “When people lunge or leave their feet before they even get to the guy, that’s when you miss tackles. It doesn’t always have to look pretty to get the guy down. I’ve slung plenty of players down in these last couple of games by getting them with one hand. I’ve been trying to run my feet there instead of just jumping way out.” But textbook tackles and textbook play calls can only be found in textbooks and Davis’ defensive coordinator Art Kaufman seems to understand this. The West Virginia game could have been much closer if Davis didn’t come flying toward the sideline, diving and getting a hand on speedy Mountaineer running back Andrew Buie multiple times to ensure Tech could play another play. A more fundamentally sound play, the Red Raiders might still be playing TCU in overtime had Davis not jumped the route on receiver Matthew Tucker while going for the pick six but ending up breaking up a third down pass which forced the Horned Frogs to settle for a field goal in third overtime. And don’t forget Davis’ interception earlier in the game which stalled TCU and ultimately contributed to getting the game to overtime instead of the Horned Frogs changing the tempo of the game in their favor. Davis is surpassing his Freshman All-American season on a defensive unit that really was going to depend on him entering the season. Is it any coincidence his best two seasons are coming in the 4-3 defensive scheme. Ruffin McNeal ran this defense and Kaufman brought it back two seasons later? Yes it is. We’ll get there in a moment. No one on the team is going to say this publicly, but the past two defensive coordinators failed the Red Raiders on their own volition. Former defensive coordinator James Willis’ 3-4 works for Alabama and former defensive coordinator Chad Glasgow’s 4-2-5 defense works for TCU and both of those schools have run their defensive schemes for years. Those schemes are part of the fabric of fantastic football programs that have seen BCS bowls in the past few seasons.

Alabama has Alabama talent and could probably win games with any defense. But we’re talking about a Red Raider program that had won consistently in the Big 12 without a respected defense for most of its time in the league. The truth is the past two defensive coordinators were raised by defensive masters in Tuberville, Nick Saban, Kirby Smart or Patterson and his defensive protégés. Their defenses worked so well at their old schools they couldn’t understand why their defense wasn’t working as well in Lubbock. They got frustrated with the wrong people and both had plans to leave after one season. So enter Kaufman who has a little bit of an advantage with some talented younger players but who also realized building a truly great defense takes time and in the meantime you have just go with what the players bring to the table. Davis brings a blue collared attitude, raw talent and four years of playing experience. So why not take advantage of those things within the defense whatever the scheme may be? Kaufman seems to coach the fundamentals, the pre-snap reads and habits but also allows the players the freedom to make plays in their own style as long as they’re not foolish. Davis said the schemes haven’t had much to do with his success at Tech. Some coordinators just make better connections to their players than others. “That’s an interesting question,” Davis said. “I don’t think it’s the scheme necessarily. I just think Ruffin and Kaufman have been the same type of coach. Kaufman is more technically sound, but they both give confidence to their players. They simplified defense and with both you could really tell they trusted their players. So I feel a lot more comfortable in their defenses.” Here comes another challenge for Kaufman’s bend but don’t break defense. Kansas State’s quarterback and Heisman Trophy frontrunner Collin Klein and a strong supporting cast that feeds off of Klein. “It’s a huge challenge,” Davis said. “Heisman hopeful and one of the most unique quarterbacks we will face this season. His size, he’s stout and he can run, but not the shifty runner we’re used to seeing. He’s more of a downhill runner. That pretty much shows you what Kansas State is all about and they’ll definitely bring a physical game to us.” Add to that a top 10 Tech defense that is almost completely healthy, or as healthy as it could be seven games into a season, that is admittedly a little tired after taking on great West Virginia and TCU offenses. It’s just a matter of trust now. Kaufman will have to trust Davis and the rest of the crew on the field. “The last two games have been so emotionally taxing and physically taxing, but seeing the challenge ahead of us and realizing so much in the Big 12 hinges on this game adds more emphasis,” Davis said. “There’s a sense of urgency in us to really come out and play and fire on all cylinders. “Everybody starts to break down this time of year. It’s definitely getting to where you’re more soar and tired after each game. I think it was 90-plus plays the last two games and it’s feeling a little different now on Sundays and Mondays trying to get all the soreness out. But we have a great coaching staff who believes in us and I’m confident we’re going to get up for this game and for the rest of these games. Knowing Kaufman trusts us is a big deal.”

Tech’s football program is a very strong one as well but to truly engrain a defense into a program takes more than a season, a lot of patience and some grey hairs. It wasn’t wrong to hire upstart defensive minds, those minds just couldn’t adapt to the less than ideal circumstances.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech WR Alex Torres was more excited about one-hand grab than game-winning TD after TCU game Mike Graham 10-22-12 Dallas Morning News Texas Tech receiver Alex Torres had the catch of the game when he sealed a 56-53 win against TCU on Saturday.

Carlton: How Art Kaufman’s ‘boring’ defense has worked wonders for Texas Tech Chuck Carlton 10/22/12 Dallas Morning News With his Arkansas drawl and his emphasis on fundamentals, Art Kaufman represents the antithesis of the fire-breathing defensive coordinator. Truth be told, he might be a little boring.

But after the game Torres seemed most pleased with a diving, one-handed reception that gave the Red Raiders a first down on a critical drive in the fourth quarter of the game. Torres caught a 13-yard pass that set the Red Raiders up with a first down at the TCU 34-yard line while leading the Horned Frogs 29-26 with about eight minutes to go in regulation. The play was initially ruled incomplete while TCU head coach Gary Patterson furiously waived his arms in an incomplete motion right in front of the play but the replay booth overturned the call.

At Texas Tech, boring has been good. In fact, boring was exactly what the Red Raiders needed with four defensive coordinators in four years. Going into Saturday’s Big 12 showdown at Kansas State, Texas Tech (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) is tied for seventh in the nation in total defense with Florida, allowing 282 yards a game.

Quarterback Seth Doege explained the ordeal at Monday’s media luncheon in Lubbock.

No, the Red Raiders aren’t No. 1 as they were early in the season. Nobody expected them to be against a gauntlet of Big 12 offenses.

“It’s kind of funny,” Doege said. “We ran that play a bunch of times, and it wasn’t the best thrown football obviously because he had to make a one‑handed catch. But he made a great catch on it. Torres comes back to the huddle, and he was like, ‘man, Doege.’

The real question is whether the defense would play well enough to give the offense a chance, something that didn’t happen last year. So far, with Collin Klein and Co. the next test, Texas Tech has even though the defense bent late in a triple-overtime win at TCU.

“It’s crap, man, I caught it. I was like, yeah, I know you did. Don’t worry about it. He was like, no, I caught it. So (offensive coordinator Neal) Brown calls us over and we get the next play and Torres is still over there still trying to get this call overturned. He finally does it. That’s all he talks about after the game. The game‑winning touchdown or the sweep or the corner scrambling touchdown, that’s all he wanted to talk about is how the refs almost screwed him out of a one‑handed catch.”

Kaufman has made an impression on his players, with a low-key style. “Coach Kaufman is about business,” defensive end Kerry Hyder said. “He says what he says one time. Nobody wants to test him to make him say it again. The whole defense has faith in him.” Kaufman has bounced around in his coaching career and usually found success, with 12 appearances since 1983. Most recently, he did a nice fill-in job at North Carolina as defensive coordinator in 2011. He’s been a defensive coordinator before, with Tommy Tuberville at Ole Miss. His approach at Tech has been simple and straightforward. “I think it’s got to be the same every week,” Kaufman said earlier this month. Again, a boring 4-3 defense is good. James Willis, the 2010 defensive coordinator, brought in Nick Saban’s defense from Alabama and might as well been combining a foreign language with calculus. Chad Glasgow came from TCU, where everybody knew the 4-2-5 instinctively. He never made it second nature at Tech last season. Kaufman? “It’s plain vanilla,” said Terrance Bullitt, a junior from Garland Naaman Forest. “Everything has just come together. It’s real simple.” That’s simple as in knowing where to be on every run play, and being able to make calls quickly. It has been simple to execute, not simple to beat. Kaufman also knows how to get his message across at a lower decibel level that gets the desired result. “The last two years have been strict yelling-at-you coaches,” safety Cody Davis said. “We were afraid to mess up. When that happens you’re playing on pins and needles and it doesn’t translate into playing your best game.” Players say they saw the chemistry coming together under Kaufman in the spring, but the optimism was mixed with caution. Tech had finished 114th last season in the Bowl Subdivision in total defense, thanks to the nation’s worst rushing defense. “Starting in spring, we were building confidence, but you never know truly how we are,” Davis said.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Now they believe. They even have acclimated to Kaufman’s approach before games. “That’s all I got,” Kaufman will say before shrugging his shoulders and heading to the field. Boring is good.

No. 18 Texas Tech survives triple OT game at TCU, 56-53 Mike Graham 10-20-12 Dallas Morning News FORT WORTH — Texas Tech defeated TCU, 56-53, Saturday on an eight-yard touchdown pass from Seth Doege to Alex Torres in triple overtime. Here are five storylines to come out of Saturday’s Texas Tech win: 1. How we got to overtime Both Texas Tech and TCU played the longest overtime game in their respective school histories Saturday. The Red Raiders took a pretty commanding lead, 36-26, with 4:01 remaining in regulation after running back Kenny Williams broke a 47-yard touchdown run. But TCU wasn’t ready to call it a game just yet. Freshman quarterback Trevone Boykin connected with his receiver LaDarius Brown for a 60yard touchdown pass which made the game 36-33 in Texas Tech’s favor with 2:25 remaining in regulation. The Horned Frogs opted to try an onside kick, but Texas Tech’s Austin Zouzalik recovered the kick to set the Red Raiders with a first and 10 at their own 49-yard line. However, TCU had two timeouts left and Texas Tech wanted to get the Horned Frogs to take those timeouts so a first down would ice the game. After gains of one yard and two yards and one yard and TCU out of timeouts, the Horned Frogs stuffed Texas Tech’s SaDale Foster on a run for a two-yard loss and the Red Raiders had to punt. TCU got the ball on its own 19-yard line with 1:20 to play and started things off right with a 36yard gain and ultimately got the ball to Texas Tech’s 19-yard line. A six-yard sack set Boykin and company back, but TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom kicked a 42-yard field goal with 18 seconds to tie the game and the Red Raiders kneeled the ball to end regulation. 2. Third overtime Texas Tech and TCU traded touchdowns and made PATs in the first two overtime periods. On third and six on the 21-yard line TCU’s Boykin tried to connect with receiver Matthew Tucker and Texas Tech free safety Cody Davis came crashing in and almost had his second pick of the day. Instead, Davis batted the ball down for an incomplete pass and TCU settled for a field goal to take a 53-50 lead the Red Raiders would at least have to match. On second down and 10 from the 25-yard line, Doege hit receiver Darrin Moore for a 14-yard gain and a first down and goal at the eight-yard line. TCU’s Devonte Fields batted Doege’s first pass from the eight yard line, but Torres broke free for an eight-yard touchdown on the very next play to finish the game. 3. Positive in the turnover margin Texas Tech had a positive turnover margin against TCU on Saturday. Texas Tech safety D.J. Johnson and Davis both recorded interceptions and Davis’ set up a 29-yard touchdown to give the Red Raiders a 21-17 lead with three minutes to go in the first half and ultimately a 21-20 halftime lead. Texas Tech had no turnovers for the first time this season. 4. Zouzalik returns to the spotlight With season-ending injuries to Bradley Marquez and Javon Bell last week in addition to Jace Amaro being unavailable for at least this week, senior inside receiver Austin Zouzalik saw his most action of this season so far against TCU. Zouzalik had mostly been a punt returner for Texas Tech since sustaining a concussion against

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas last season. The senior recorded five catches for 55 yards and seemed to cement a place in the rotation from this point going forward.

Seth Doege’s seven TD passes lift Texas Tech over TCU in triple-OT thriller, 56-53 10-20-12 The Associated Press

5. What Texas Tech’s win means With the win, the Red Raiders record improves to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 Conference play and Texas Tech will most likely jump in the polls to a top 15 team.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Seth Doege stood in the pocket and completed the pass to Alex Torres like he has so many times in practice. There was another throw in the second overtime that was pretty sweet, too.

The goal entering this season was to make a bowl game and the Red Raiders have accomplished bowl eligibility in seven games.

Doege’s career-best seven touchdowns passes came in a variety of ways, and No. 18 Texas Tech needed every one of them on Saturday. Doege found Torres for an 8-yard score in the third overtime after tossing a 25-yard TD to Jakeem Grant on an unconventional play in the second extra period, helping the Red Raiders top TCU 5653 in the first league meeting between the teams since 1995. “I was hoping they’d call that play. We practice it over and over and over,” Doege said of his final pass. “Torres does a great job of selling it and he did enough where I could fit it in there.” After the Red Raiders (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) blew a 10-point lead late in regulation, Doege threw for a touchdown in each of the three overtimes. The last one came after TCU had to settle for freshman Jaden Oberkrom’s Big 12-record sixth field goal to start the final extra period. “I thought Torres was covered, and I didn’t think he was going to throw it,” Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said. “But he let go and put it in the perfect spot.” Texas Tech began the second overtime in a wildcat formation, with Doege lined up wide. Two other players touched the ball before it got to Doege in the backfield on a play they had practiced for three weeks. “It was sweet to get to run it in a game,” Doege said. TCU (5-2, 2-2), the Big 12 newcomer, has lost consecutive home games in a single season for the first time since it dropped its final two home games of 1998. Two weeks ago, the Horned Frogs lost their first Big 12 home game to Iowa State. “Welcome to the Big 12,” coach Gary Patterson said. “I do believe this. I believe we proved we can play in it. Are we unhappy we lost? Yes, but it was a heck of a game.” It was the most combined points ever for Texas Tech, and the second-most for TCU. Doege completed 30 of 42 passes for 318 yards, including a 6-yard TD pass to Eric Ward in the first overtime, and Texas Tech quickly became bowl eligible a year after its first losing season since 1992. The Red Raiders were coming off an impressive 49-14 victory over then-No. 5 West Virginia. After upsetting third-ranked Oklahoma last season, Texas Tech followed with five losses in a row that ended a Big 12-record streak of 18 consecutive seasons of bowl eligibility. “We made a lot of mistakes,” Tuberville said. “But we’ve been working real hard for a game like this, to win a game when you don’t play your best.” And the Red Raiders almost let this game slip away. Tech led 36-26 when Kenny Williams busted loose for a 47-yard touchdown run with 4:06 left in regulation. That came after TCU was held to a three-and-out following Doege’s 8-yard TD pass to Torres and 2-point conversion. Trevone Boykin threw a 60-yard TD pass to LaDarius Brown with 2:25 left before the Frogs failed to recover an onside kick. But they held to Tech to 1 yard before a punt, setting up a nine-play, 56-yard drive capped by Oberkrom’s 42-yard field goal with 18 seconds left. Boykin, the redshirt freshman who this month replaced second-year starter Casey Pachall, was 26 of 44 for 332 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions. TCU had the first shot in overtime, and Boykin threw an 8-yard TD pass to Josh Boyce on the fourth play. Ward’s third TD catch tied it again. He finished with six catches for 61 yards.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS After the wildcat score to start the second overtime, Boykin responded with a 7-yard TD pass to B.J. Catalon. Skye Dawson had 10 catches for 154 yards and a touchdown for TCU, a 19-yarder less than 2½ minutes into the game. The Red Raiders were down 17-7 before two touchdowns in a span of just over 3 minutes in the second quarter. They surprised TCU with an onside kick that led to the second score in that span after a replay review overturned an official’s ruling of incomplete pass. Moore had a 33-yard touchdown catch even with defender Kevin White right with him. That was only three plays after Moore was called for offensive pass interference when he pushed off the same cornerback to make a catch, the penalty wiping out a nearly 25-yard gain to the TCU 22. Ward was initially ruled out of bounds after making a leaping 29-yard grab and then falling down on the far side of the end zone. But officials reviewed the play, which showed Ward’s right elbow had landed in the end zone before the rest of his body came down on the line for a score that made it 21-17. “We played a Tech team that was 5-1 and we lost by three points in overtime,” Patterson said. “They made one more play than we did.”

Clark, Texas Tech O-line in for stiff test against TCU Nick Kosmider 10-19-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Seth Doege often comes back to the same word when describing redshirt freshman offensive guard Le’Raven Clark. “He’s a beast,” Doege says. The Texas Tech senior quarterback described a particular play in which, time and time again, the 6-foot-5, 303-pound Clark will leave onlookers with dropped jaws. “He’ll keep up with (inside receiver) Jakeem (Grant) on the speed sweep,” Doege said this week. “It’s incredible to watch.” Clark’s play as a first-year starter at right guard has been a key ingredient to Tech’s success along the offensive front through the first half of the season. The No. 18 Red Raiders entered the season with experience at both tackle positions (LaAdrian Waddle, Terry McDaniel) and center (Deveric Gallington), but the guards were less proven. In addition to Clark, guards Beau Carpenter and Alfredo Morales entered the season with little to no starting experience, though Carpenter did play in eight games last season. Those two players have rotated at the left guard position, with Carpenter, who has recovered from a concussion he suffered in fall camp, receiving the bulk of the snaps against West Virginia last week. “Both of them were called to step up,” Doege said, “and I think they both answered the challenge each and every week of doing their job. They’ve been a huge factor for our offense and O-line, and they’ll continue to improve and be big-time players here.” Meantime, Clark’s athleticism has been on display since he arrived in Lubbock from Rockdale, where he played football and basketball. He was a skilled forward who dunked for the first time as an eighth grader. “It comes from my family,” the reserved Clark said of his athletic prowess. The genes tell the story. Six of Clark’s relatives have played sports at either the college or professional level. It wouldn’t surprise Tommy Tuberville if Clark joined the latter group. “He has as much potential as any lineman I’ve ever seen,” the Tech coach said. “If he stays healthy and keeps his attitude, he’s going to be something to watch over the next couple, three years. But Clark doesn’t rely solely on his speed and quickness, Tuberville said, though those attributes certainly don’t hurt. During his Monday press conference, the Tuberville lauded Clark’s ability to “understand that it’s a fight every down. You’ve just got to fight hard and push to the ball.” Added Waddle, the senior left tackle: “He goes hard every day, and that’s what makes him a good player.” Clark and the rest of the Tech offensive line is in for a big test against a TCU defensive front that has wreaked havoc this season. The two teams kick off at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Forth Worth, a high stakes battle featuring squads with identical 5-1 (2-1 in Big 12 Conference) records. TCU freshman defensive end Devonte Fields leads the Big 12 in sacks (6.5) and tackles for loss (11.5). Stansly Maponga has been a disruptive force at the other end position, but his status for Saturday’s game will be a game-time decision, according to reports. The Horned Frogs have intercepted a Football Bowl Subdivision-leading 14 interceptions this season, and the pressure applied from the defensive front and TCU’s blitz packages has played a key role in that success. Waddle said he and his line mates are looking forward to the challenge of facing a talented defensive line. The senior knows how good the Tech offense can be if it gives Doege — who threw for 499 yards and six touchdowns last week — the extra split-second he needs. “When he let him throw,” Waddle said, “you see what he can do.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Williams: Red Raiders celebrate the unexpected Don Williams 10-15-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Savvy veteran that he is, Texas Tech safety D.J. Johnson sensed what was about to happen and looked for safer ground. Four years had elapsed since Red Raiders fans last saw fit to full-on rush the field after a victory. For the Texas game, 2008, Johnson was a visiting recruit. Saturday was Texas Tech’s biggest home win since then — 49-14 against No. 5 West Virginia — and Johnson knew the drill. “When they beat UT, I was on the sideline, and they made us go up the tunnel,” he said. “I knew what it was going to be like. I knew it was going to be crazy. I tried to stay out of it.” An hour after the fact, Johnson and fellow defensive back Eugene Neboh were the last guys left in a quiet, empty Texas Tech interview room. Neboh had spent part of the afternoon successfully chasing West Virginia receiver Stedman Bailey, not shutting him out exactly, but making more plays (four pass breakups) than did Bailey (one touchdown).

And there’s still time for that. But not Saturday. At the half, it was 35-7. The wheels were set in motion for West Virginia’s worst loss in 11 years, not to mention Tech’s most lopsided win over an opponent ranked in the top five. Now, I wasn’t covering games in the ’60s, but Burle Pettit vouches for this story, and it’s worth a periodic retelling. Back in 1966, a lot of fans sat back and listened on radio as a 3-6 Red Raiders team rallied from a 10-0 halftime deficit to upset No. 6 Arkansas 21-16, knocking the Razorbacks out of the Cotton Bowl. From all over Lubbock, they dashed to Jones Stadium in the second half to watch the finish unfold. Traffic chaos ensued. If I remember correctly, Burle once said folks “parked just anywhere.” At halftime Saturday, I wondered if those who stayed away from Tech-West Virginia, expecting the worst, might do the same. They had time to join the post-game celebration, if nothing else.

In the post-game maelstrom, he somewhat threw caution to the wind. “I got hit in the head,” Neboh said. “People were jumping, trying to tackle me from the back. I was running, trying to find my brother and my mom and dad. It was exciting. It let me know how much this meant to them.” To two seniors, it was an afternoon they’ll never forget. Tech cast doubt on the greatness of Geno Smith, certainly not eliminating the West Virginia quarterback from Heisman Trophy consideration, but knocking him down a peg. Watching through my binoculars, it was apparent Tech defensive coordinator Art Kaufman wanted to show Smith a variety of looks from one down to the next. “That’s definitely what we wanted to do,” middle linebacker Blake Dees said. “We wanted to show him seven or eight looks. We wanted to show him a bunch of stuff we saw (on video) that a bunch of teams that played him hadn’t done.” On the back end, the Red Raiders thought they could disguise coverages better than the Mountaineers’ earlier opponents. Up front, they ran a couple of defensive line twists that worked. They blitzed the safeties, Cody Davis and Johnson, from time to time. What the Red Raiders did most often was to show blitz from two or three defenders and back out. That meant they were rushing Smith with three or four players and covering with seven or eight. None of which the Mountaineers reacted to particularly well. Now, come draft time, I feel sure Smith will be able to sit in that film room with Jon Gruden, watch himself fire one terrific pass after another, and point out on the projector what he sees on this play and that play. On Saturday, he had the vision of a man driving through a car wash. “I was off,” Smith said. “I wasn’t hitting my targets, wasn’t hitting my reads.” Play every down as if it were third down. That’s what Kaufman told Tech defensive players they were going to do. “Coaches said if we would show (blitz) that it would single up the linemen, and we thought our linemen could beat their linemen,” Dees said. “Coach Kaufman’s great. He’s smart, and he knows what he’s talking about.” Kent Hance must have had a ball. Some Tech fans felt sure this would be a humiliating day for the Red Raiders, even selling their tickets to sit this one out. Former Red Raiders assistant Dana Holgorsen was going to display his mind for offense, maybe even run up the tally to settle an old score on behalf of Mike Leach.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech shows it hasn’t forgotten how to win games through the air Don Williams 10-13-12 Lubbock Avalanche Journal

Texas Tech dominates in all facets No. 5 West Virginia Nick Kosmider 10-13-12 Lubbock Avalanche Journal

Everyone knows West Virginia loves to throw the football.

Texas Tech got fed up with all the West Virginia talk early on this week.

On Saturday, Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown seemed determined to make a point: The Red Raiders haven’t forgotten how to throw it either.

The Mountaineers had the shiny national ranking and the ballyhooed quarterback, the team everybody across the country was talking about.

Facing a West Virginia team with a suspect secondary, Tech reverted to its “Air Raid” days Saturday, getting 508 of its 676 yards with relentless passing. Never mind that Tech coach Tommy Tuberville has emphasized run-game improvement and shown some signs in that regard.

The Red Raiders weren’t impressed.

“We knew there was an opportunity there to throw the football,” quarterback Seth Doege said after his team’s 49-14 victory.

Tech assured its defense was up to the task against Geno Smith and company. The offense, they added, was capable of keeping pace with anyone.

Tech’s pass-to-run ratio through five games was 57 percent to 43 percent, but the Red Raiders came out firing against West Virginia’s 117th-ranked pass defense. Tech passed on 18 of 24 plays in the first quarter, then 12 of 18 snaps in the second period, on the way to a 35-7 halftime lead.

Tech proved those claims and then some on Saturday during one of the biggest wins of the Tommy Tuberville era, a 49-14 triumph over the No. 5 Mountaineers.

“I don’t feed into the hype,” safety D.J. Johnson said days before teams met.

Even for an old run-first guy like Tuberville, it looked beautiful.

It was Tuberville’s sixth career coaching win against a team ranked in the top five, and it was Tech’s most lopsided win ever against a team with such a ranking.

“Neal Brown called a great game today,” Tuberville said. “The first half was just phenomenal. He took advantage of what they were giving us.”

As the final gun sounded, players drenched Tuberville in an icy Gatorade bath and students poured onto the field in celebration.

Facing a team with West Virginia’s reputation for scoring, establishing the run to use up some clock might have made sense for Tech.

“I always wanted to be a part of that,” said quarterback Seth Doege, who authored a career performance with 499 yards and six touchdown passes. “That was awesome.”

Brown said WVU’s 3-4 defensive alignment makes it difficult to run, however. In a three-man front, the Moutaineers’ ends play inside the offensive tackles, and the four linebackers create a lot of traffic inside.

The Red Raiders dominated so completely that it was hard to pick out which unit impressed the most. “This is truly a team, city and university win,” Tuberville said. “I couldn’t be any prouder of them.”

“They’re only playing a three-man front,” Brown said, “but they stack and then they’ve got those two outside linebackers, so really they’re presenting a seven-man box on almost every snap “I think our best unit as a whole is our wide receivers,” Brown added, “and I had a lot of confidence in Seth. If you look at last year, any time he performed badly, he bounced back and played well the next week.” Flanker Darrin Moore tied a career high with three touchdown passes, and tight end Jace Amaro’s 156 receiving yards were the most by a Red Raiders receiver this season. Tech beat West Virginia over the head with the pass so well early, the Mountaineers seemed to be caught off-guard when the Red Raiders did run. Tech averaged 5.8 yards per rush with SaDale Foster, Doege and Kenny Williams all making big plays on the ground. Coming off two games in which he threw five interceptions, Doege responded with six touchdown passes. Coming off an offseason and a first month in which he built up Heisman Trophy favorite status, West Virginia’s Geno Smith threw one touchdown pass. Doege wouldn’t be drawn in to discussing the satisfaction of routing Smith when their teams went head to head. “I didn’t really think about that too much,” Doege said. “What made me excited was looking up at the scoreboard and seeing those numbers. That’s what made me a kid, and enjoying the fans rushing the field. I’ve always wanted to be part of something like that, so that was awesome, too.”

Tech held West Virginia, a team averaging 59 points per game in its first two Big 12 contests, to just a pair of scores, one of them coming with the outcome no longer in question. The Red Raiders applied pressure to Smith, who had garnered early Heisman Trophy talk, and kept close tabs on his speedy receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey. Even with the loss of senior cornerback Cornelius Douglas, who exited with a knee bruise in the first quarter, Tech’s secondary was stellar against the vaunted West Virginia passing attack. Tre Porter excelled in coverage against the shifty Austin, and backup corner Bruce Jones broke up several deep passes. “Bruce had a huge game,” Johnson said. Doege, meanwhile, overcame a rough performance against Oklahoma one week earlier to put together one of his best career games. He completed 32 of 42 passes and tossed only one incompletion in the second half. His lone interception came on a ball that was on target but squirted out of the hands of Alex Torres. Offensive coordinator Neal Brown said he believed Doege was “sitting on a big performance,” and the senior delivered. “I can’t say enough about the kid,” Brown said. “He came out and played loose, and he was on point.” Doege raved about the protection he was provided. He was sacked just once and was rarely pressured, giving the game, he said, the feel of 7-on-7 skeleton drills in practice, when he faces no pass rush. The fluky turnover was one of the rare times Tech’s offense came up short. The home team scored on its opening drive, going 75 yards in six plays. The series ended in a 39-yard touchdown pass to Jace Amaro, who had a career day of his own. The 6-foot-5, 257-pound tight end caught five passes for 156 yards.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Amaro took a huge hit at the end of the first half, and Tuberville said the tight end was throwing up during most of the halftime break. But he returned to the game and caught a 27-yard pass that helped Tech set up a touchdown in the third quarter that put the Red Raiders up, 42-7. “He is already a great player,” Doege said of Amaro, “but he’s going to be one of the top players in the nation one day.” Darrin Moore caught nine passes for 92 and a three touchdowns — tying a career high — two of them in the second half. Doege’s touchdown passes went for 39, 19, 16, 2, 29 and 7 yards. The Red Raiders (5-1, 2-1 in Big 12 Conference) never slowed down after their opening score. The knockout punch may have come before halftime. With only 35 seconds left in the second quarter, SaDale Foster beat West Virginia defenders to the corner and turned on the jets for a 53-yard touchdown that put Tech up 35-7. With West Virginia’s quick-strike capability, that lead didn’t seem 100 percent safe, but the Tech defense made sure it was. “I think we’re back to where we want to be,” said Tech safety Cody Davis, who registered a seasonhigh 13 tackles. “Everybody was wanting to know how it feels to face the great offense and the Heisman hopeful. We get excited for that. You can see it out there on the field. Everybody came ready to play, and we played great defense.” The Red Raiders constantly harassed Smith, who came into the game completing 81 percent of his passes but connected on just 29 of 55 attempts for 275 yards and one touchdown. “Their D-line did a great job of being aggressive the entire game,” Smith said. “They pinned their ears back, and they were coming after me.” West Virginia running back Andrew Buie, who rushed for a career-high 207 yards last week, was limited to 71 yards on 21 carries. The Mountaineers (5-1, 2-1) scored 70 points three weeks ago, but they could never find rhythm against a Tech defense that missed few tackles and gave up even fewer big plays. “I don’t know if we had anybody doing anything spectacular,” Tech defensive coordinator Art Kaufman said, “but we had everybody doing their jobs.” The unit stepped up when it needed to most, limiting the Mountaineers to one of six fourthdown conversions. One week earlier, West Virginia was five-for-five in such situations during a 48-45 win against Texas. After scoring on its second drive, West Virginia didn’t score again until less than 3 minutes remained in the game. Tech can become bowl eligible with a win next week against TCU in Fort Worth. After a dominating day in Lubbock, though, it appears the Red Raiders have their sights set much higher than that.

A big leap: Five ranked foes next for untested Tech Don Williams 10-3-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal For as many showdown Saturdays as he coached in the Southeastern Conference, Tommy Tuberville never encountered anything to equal this: Five weeks with five ranked opponents, the ultimate show-me stretch for a football team that’s unbeaten but unproven. Texas Tech’s next five games are against No. 17 Oklahoma and No. 8 West Virginia at home, No. 15 TCU and No. 7 Kansas State on the road and No. 11 Texas at home. Combined, they’re 18-1. “We’ve just got to come every day,” defensive end Jackson Richards said Monday. “We’ve got to treat our bodies right. If you’re hurt, get treatment type of thing. It’s going to be a grind. I don’t think we had anything like this last year. We played great teams, but it wasn’t five teams in a row like this, so we’ve got to support each other and keep working.” One thing’s for sure: Between now and Nov. 3, the Red Raiders will have all the opportunities they need to become a college football feel-good story — or have their 4-0 start be long forgotten. “I don’t think there are going to be many of them that we’re going to be a favorite in,” Tuberville said. “So we’ve got to keep it in perspective of where we’re at and where we’re trying to get to, and try to make ourselves better. ... We’ve got to improve and play above our heads at times to win some of these games.” The gauntlet starts Saturday with a 2:30 p.m. game against Oklahoma, which is coming off an open date after a loss to Kansas State. Tech quarterback Seth Doege said getting better each week is what’s important over the fivegame stretch. “It’s just to take one game at a time and make sure we grow as a football team each game and never take a step back,” Doege said. “We never need to play to a point where you feel like we took a step back as a team. I think that’s our biggest goal. “We feel like we can win every game, but we don’t want to look on to the future. We feel like if we can just focus on one game at a time and take that step of getting better, that’ll help us in the next game and the game after that.” In his four years as head coach at Mississippi and his 10 years at Auburn, Tuberville never played five weeks straight against ranked teams. Not even four in a row, as a matter of fact. His 1998 Ole Miss team went 0-3 against ranked teams to end the regular season, before facing Tech in the Independence Bowl. His 1999, 2002 and 2005 Auburn squads went 0-3, 2-1 and 2-1 in three-game stretches against ranked opponents. His Auburn teams of 1999 and 2003 each played five ranked opponents in seven games, winning one in 1999 and two in 2003. Last year, Tech played five of six and six of the last eight against top-25 competition. The only team the Red Raiders knocked off in that stretch was Oklahoma.

“Our ultimate goal,” Johnson said, “is to get that crystal ball, that Big 12 championship.” To have any success this time around, Tuberville said, the Red Raiders need to concentrate on themselves and not worry about the other teams. “The key to what we want to do is continue to work on our fundamentals on both sides,” Tuberville said. “We can’t just put in a game plan. We’re not good enough to do that. “The other key is being able to play a lot of players. You can’t just go in and say we’re going to play our starters every snap, every game. You can’t do that, because you’ll get beat up and have to play your backups anyway.” Tech’s offense and defense have helped each other. In a stark contrast from last year, the defense is highly ranked in every major category. The offense has been able to score and establish more ball control. Thus, the defense is playing fewer than 54 snaps a game and no more than 61 snaps in any game so far.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Senior safety D.J. Johnson said he’s too preoccupied with winning Saturday game against Oklahoma to think in terms of five games. “It’s definitely a big opportunity,” Johnson acknowledged, “but our mentality right now is to focus on beating OU. We want to remain the team that we are — not get big-headed, stay levelheaded, but continue to carry confidence, swagger and continue to play hard.”

Tighter coverage yielding results for Texas Tech secondary Nick Kosmider 10-3-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Through four games this season, the Texas Tech defense has minimized damage in the passing game by reducing space. In other words, Tech defensive backs aren’t affording opposing receivers much of it. Just ask Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads, who told reporters after his team’s 24-13 loss to the Red Raiders on Saturday that its lack of productivity in the passing game — the Cyclones threw for only 73 yards — was a direct result of the inability of receivers to break free from Tech’s tight man-to-man coverage. “They were pressing us all over the field,” Rhoads said. “When guys are rolling up on your widest receivers, then on your inside receivers, (quick passing) isn’t a part of the package. It’s just not there. Why it’s successful a lot is because folks play loose; they play off, and you can throw and catch and get blocks made to start plays. You can’t do that against that type of press coverage.” The new aggressiveness in the passing game for Tech (4-0, 1-0 in Big 12 Conference) quickly stood out to Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, whose No. 17 Sooners (2-1, 0-1) will visit Jones AT&T Stadium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, while he digested Tech game film. “They’re playing you aggressive,” Stoops told reporters at his weekly press conference Monday. “They’re playing you tight.” Added Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones: “They are playing the ball a lot better when it is in the air than they have been since I played them, for sure.” Tech defensive coordinator Art Kaufman said he and the defensive staff worked from the first day of pad workouts during spring practice on helping the team’s defensive backs become confident they could succeed one-on-one in close quarters against an opposing receiver. As he puts it, “we feel like our defensive backs can stand close to guys.” The secondary, led by four senior starters, has bought in. Senior safety D.J. Johnson said the trust the staff places in players’ hands to make the right reads and call the correct coverages has allowed the unit to play more freely. “We’re a different team,” Johnson said. “You can see that from the first four games. Our coaching staff, they let us do what got us here in the first place. ... We’re a lot looser out there when we play, and we’re allowed to make up as we go and confuse receivers and quarterbacks.” There are several inherent advantages to the up-close-and-personal press coverage Tech has employed, evidenced by its No. 1 overall rating in pass efficiency defense. For starters, effectively jamming wide receivers at the line can throw off timing between the receivers and their quarterback, a key when so many offenses in the Big 12 rely on a multitude of timing routes. The tight coverage also limits opportunities for opposing playmakers to make moves in space — another staple of the spread offense. The coverage style also gives defensive backs more chances to make plays on the ball. Tech has taken advantage by matching its interception total from the entire 2011 season (five) through four games. So why wasn’t Tech able to use the strategy more often last season? “Last year we played looser zone because our pass rush wasn’t quite there,” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said. “We weren’t able to get in the quarterback’s face. That changes during the game. If you see that you can rush with four instead of having to bring in five or six, and you can play tighter zone, you can jump routes.” That was the case against Iowa State. The Red Raiders rarely brought more than four pass rushers, yet they were still able to force Cyclone quarterback Steele Jantz into four turnovers. And Tech’s nine sacks through four games are only seven shy of its total from a season ago.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Whether Tech can create similar pressure with similar personnel against an Oklahoma team that averages 37 pass attempts per game will be key to the Red Raiders chances on Saturday against Jones and the nation’s No. 35 passing attack. “The biggest key to us having success in this game is what we do, our technique” Kaufman said. “Not losing focus on what our job is, that’s key at every position, but especially in the secondary.”

Texas Tech beats Iowa State 24-13 Luke Meredith 9-29-21 The Associated Press AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Seth Doege tossed three touchdown passes and Texas Tech held off host Iowa State 24-13 on Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Doege threw for 331 yards to lead the unbeaten Red Raiders (4-0, 1-0), who held Iowa State to just 189 yards of offense. Doege’s 19-yard TD pass to Eric Ward put Tech up 21-13 with 10:36 left, and Ryan Bustin added a 39-yard field goal with 2:20 to go. James White had 57 yards rushing for the Cyclones (3-1, 0-1). Iowa State’s Steele Jantz had one of the worst nights of his career, throwing for just 73 yards on 10 of 20 passing to go with three interceptions and a fumble. The pick that Tech turned into the go-ahead touchdown wasn’t his fault. But the fumble that sealed Iowa State’s fate was all on him. Ernst Brun caught the ball near midfield, but the ball popped out after he was drilled by D.J. Johnson. Cornelius Douglas brought the ball back to Iowa State’s 9-yard line, and after a holding penalty, Doege found Ward for the score. The Cyclones then got into Red Raiders territory with just under seven minutes left when the ball slipped out of Jantz’s hands on a scramble. Texas Tech recovered near midfield and ran down the clock before Bustin’s decisive field goal. Jantz also gained just 14 yards on 19 rushes, and his final interception came in the Tech end zone with 57 seconds left. Jantz threw for just three measly yards on seven passes in the first half. But he picked up 21 yards on a crucial 3rd-down-and-20 and found Brun in the back corner of the end zone to put the Cyclones ahead 13-7. It all went downhill from there for the Cyclones. Tech answered right back on Doege’s 4-yard TD pass to Darrin Moore that made it 14-13 Red Raiders with 1:01 left in the third quarter. The Cyclones forced Texas Tech into a 41-yard field goal try by Bustin that was wide right early in the fourth quarter, but a relatively solid night defensively for Iowa State went unrewarded. The Cyclones held the Red Raiders to just 63 yards rushing and a season-low 24 points. Texas Tech rolled over its first three opponents -Northwestern State, Texas State and New Mexico - with such ease that the Red Raiders entered play ranked first in the nation in total defense and second in total offense. Tech, which lost to Iowa State 41-7 in 2011, realized this wouldn’t be another easy romp. The Red Raiders punted as many times in the first seven minutes, twice, as it had all season. The Cyclones also kept getting in Doege’s face, and on a key third down Doege threw it right to Klein, who took it back 87 yards for the touchdown. But Klein missed a tackle on Texas Tech’s Jakeem Grant on an 11-yard TD reception that tied the game at 7 with 1:32 left in the first half. Texas Tech’s defense would prove worthy of its ranking in the national standings, holding Iowa State to 3.3 yards per play and making it pay for Jantz’s mistakes.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Revamped Texas Tech defense hard to ignore Betsy Blaney 9-20-12 The Associated Press

‘’They give us opportunities to make plays,’’ Doege said about the defense. ‘’It’s so much different than last year, just because we have so much confidence in our defense and them going out there and stopping offense and giving us the opportunity to have the ball in our hands again.’’

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- For years no one disputed Texas Tech could pass. Even after Mike Leach’s departure in 2009 the Red Raiders have kept slinging it all over the Big 12. Problem was their defense was a dud. No more, at least thus far this season. The Red Raiders have the second-best defense in the country, while the pass-happy offense continues to hum right along. It’s a strong sign that defensive-minded coach Tommy Tuberville is in charge and the pass-happy pirate of the South Plains, Leach, has moved on. ‘’It’s a tremendous improvement in the first three games from what we saw last year,’’ Tuberville said after Texas Tech’s 49-14 win over New Mexico last weekend. ‘’ Texas Tech has the week off before beginning Big 12 play at Iowa State on Sept. 29. The Red Raiders (3-0) have the highest defensive ranking of the past 12 seasons. At No. 2 nationally they’re giving up just 120 yards per game. Last season, they finished 114th in total defense, giving up 485 yards per game. Tuberville knows Big 12 teams’ will have bigger offensive lines and more talent than what the Red Raiders (3-0) faced against nonconference opponents. Texas Tech has more depth and experience than last season, he said. ‘’We’re a team that can score points but we need possessions - last year we couldn’t get our offense back on the field,’’ Tuberville said. ‘’This year, hopefully, it’s different, but again it’s yet to be seen if we can do it in Big 12 play. We’ll find out starting next week in terms of how we react to eight- 10-, 12-play drives.’’ The reason behind the turnaround is defensive coordinator Art Kaufman, a longtime friend of Tuberville who coached under him at Ole Miss. Middle linebacker Will Smith, a junior college transfer from Riverside Community College in California, said the Red Raiders’ defense is still improving. ‘’I feel like we haven’t hit our peak yet, but I feel we’re on the way to get there,’’ he said. Tuberville tried to hire Kaufman when he came to Lubbock in 2010, but the Arkansas native was under contract at North Carolina. Kaufman is the program’s third defensive coordinator under Tuberville, who’s also from Arkansas. Kaufman succeeded TCU’s Chad Glasgow, whom Tuberville hired from the Horned Frogs at the start of last season. Glasgow is back at TCU, where the Red Raiders will play Oct. 20. Kaufman, who’s focused his players on technique, is aware of the challenges ahead. ‘’We know we got to raise our bar, and I think our kids are focused on that,’’ he said. ‘’The biggest thing we talk about is it’s not about the other team. It’s about us.’’ Defensive end Kerry Hyder said Kaufman prepares well by watching ‘’every ounce of film’’ and that rubs off on players. ‘’It is an easier scheme and we’re able to play with no worries and no confusion,’’ Hyder said. ‘’It’s easier for us to fly around to the ball like we have been doing.’’ Senior quarterback Seth Doege and a bevy of running backs and receivers are big fans of the improved defense because they’re getting on the field more. Doege, ranked 15th in passing nationally with 12 TDs passes and 858 yards, has a trio of running backs, Eric Stephens, Kenny Williams and SaDale Foster, who have combined for 639 yards on 99 carries. His top six receivers, led by sophomore tight end Jace Amaro, have 774 yards on 60 catches.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Foster, an all-purpose weapon, rediscovers running back skills from high school Don Williams 9/14/12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal SaDale Foster made a strong case in the spring for regular playing time. If that development surprised anyone initially, it shouldn’t now that Foster’s carrying it over into September.

NCAA rulesmakers moved kickoffs up 5 yards this season to reduce the frequency of high-speed collisions. The tradeoff is touchbacks come out to the 25-yard line instead of the 20. “That changed a lot of things,” Foster said, “because most of the time in your mind you feel like you’re not going to get to return it, because everybody’s going to kick it in the end zone. When they do kick it to you, it’s a surprise. You have to make the best of your opportunities.”

The Texas Tech newcomer leads the Red Raiders in all-purpose yards after two games, thanks to getting 10 carries a game at running back, catching a couple of passes and returning any kickoff he can get his hands on. Tech coaches knew when they recruited Foster he could return kicks and punts and catch the football. Those were his specialties at Riverside (Calif.) City College, where he played receiver the last two years. They believed he could run the ball, too, but the Red Raiders’ last two games were Foster’s first two at running back since his days at Riverside North High School. He had to summon those instincts. “I feel like they came back to me a lot in the spring,” Foster said this week. “I got my cutting ability back and my vision, and I was able to see holes as opposed to playing slot receiver where it was just me and a man and reading a zone and the coverage. I feel like my feet are back under me and I have my balance back a little bit better. I’m still adjusting, though.” The 5-foot-7 junior shed 10 pounds after spring at the request of offensive coordinator Neal Brown, who thinks Foster can move better in his current 185- to 187-pound range. So far, it seems to be working. Foster had an 11-carry, 44-yard night in a 44-6 rout of Northwestern State. He turned 10 carries last week against Texas State into 52 yards. “I could have run it on a more consistent basis — just follow my reads and get to the hole a little bit faster when I’m cutting and go,” Foster said. “But other than that, I think I ran the ball pretty well.” It remains to be seen how playing time will shake out in a crowded running back picture. Tech came out of the first two games having allocated 22 carries to senior Eric Stephens, 21 to Foster and 20 to sophomore Kenny Williams. Williams has 136 yards, Stephens 120 and Foster 96. “We wanted these first two games — and hopefully go through this week, too — to give them some even reps and figure out who gives us the best opportunity to play the most snaps,” Brown said. Brown said all three have a good chance to keep getting regular playing time. Stephens is the most established. Williams offers a power-running dimension, and Brown said Williams had the best game of his career in pass protection last week. What Foster provides, Brown said, is a player who works well in space and can catch — he had 56 receptions for 750 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. He can be lined up in the backfield, sent in motion or split out. Recently, Brown said Foster’s patience to let lanes develop was making him the team’s best runner in short-yardage situations. When the Red Raiders use two-back sets that don’t involve fullback Omar Ontiveros, Brown said Foster is always part of the package. “We’re able to get him several reps a game just by using that personnel grouping, and we’ll probably continue to do that,” Brown said. “Number one, it makes me give him reps. The second thing is we use motion and do some things out of that that get him in space.” Foster said he understands opportunities are limited when sharing time with two others, so he has to keep himself ready. Meantime, he’s a top choice to return kickoffs, a duty at which he averaged 28.5 yards last season. Foster gave the Red Raiders good field position at Texas State with a 27-yard runback to the Tech 35-yard line and a 40-yard return to the Tech 48.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Low volume, high efficiency for Tech running game Saturday Nick Kosmider 9-9-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Five players Texas Tech is counting on in 2012 Don Williams/Nick Kosmider 8-28-12 Lubbock Avalanche Journal

It would have almost been fair for Texas Tech fans to wonder if the Red Raiders were ever going to run the ball Saturday against Texas State.

The Red Raiders are counting on a handful of players to elevate their performance this season.

Take away a mishandled pitch on a reverse that led to a fumble on Tech’s first possession, and the Red Raiders didn’t do anything but sling the ball from Seth Doege’s right arm for the first seven minutes of the game. “We were a little bit one-sided tonight,” Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said after the game. “We wanted to throw the ball more (Saturday) than we did last week. We wanted to come in and make sure we really understood that we can still throw the ball in a pressure situation.” The Red Raiders proved that by passing for 405 yards and five touchdowns against an overmatched Texas State secondary. But Tech also provided signs an improved running game may be able to provide high efficiency without high volume. Tech racked up 186 yards on the ground in just 23 carries, an 8.1 per-carry average. That was a sizable improvement over the previous week, when the Red Raiders needed 46 carries to rack up 179 yards (3.9 per-carry average) in a win against Northwestern State. “Last week we ran the ball a bunch and threw the ball underneath,” offensive coordinator Neal Brown said. “We wanted to come out, and we talked about it, attacking.” With Seth Doege hitting for big plays down field, beginning with a 23-yard touchdown strike to Darrin Moore, the Tech running backs enjoyed generous holes as the Bobcats began to counter with more players in pass coverage. Senior running back Eric Stephens, who last week scored two touchdowns in his return from offseason knee surgery, keyed a 99-yard drive in the second quarter with a 46-yard run off a draw play on third down from the shadow of his own end zone, which served as Tech’s longest play of the game. That drive ended in an Alex Torres touchdown that made the score 28-0 and erased any doubt to the outcome. “Our running game helped us on that drive,” Tuberville said. “We ran that draw a couple of times.” Stephens and Kenny Williams rushed for 62 yards apiece on just six and five carries, respectively. SaDale Foster added 56 yards on 10 carries, marking the second straight game the running game was spread equally among the three players. Williams may have outdone Stephens for best highlight run of the night. The sophomore took a delayed handoff from the 16-yard line and faced a mass of Bobcat defenders a few yards from the goal line. Initially, it looked like Williams was going to hit the ground, but after flipping over a defender he maintained his balance and strolled into the end zone.

There weren’t many areas of the Texas Tech football team that didn’t bear at least some responsibility for last season’s 5-7 record, the program’s first losing season in two decades. Still, improvement at some positions will be more key than others when the 2012 campaign kicks off against Northwestern State inside Jones AT&T Stadium at 6 p.m. Saturday, and that leaves a handful of players shouldering heavy expectations. Here’s an Avalanche-Journal breakdown of five players Tech is heavily counting on this season. Delvon Simmons, So., DT The Red Raiders ranked dead last among Football Bowl Subdivision teams against the run last season, so there are no shortage of defensive players who need to elevate their games. Simmons, the 6-foot-5, 290-pound tackle, will be especially counted upon after showing promising glimpses as a freshman. Coaches have lauded Simmons’ progress throughout spring ball and fall camp, crediting his greater understanding of the defense and improved hands. Now he must prove that he can be a force in the middle of the line, both as a run stopper and as a player who can occupy space and allow the ends — like fellow McKeesport, Pa., native Branden Jackson — to rush the passer without being double teamed. Jace Amaro, So., TE Just how highly does Tech coach Tommy Tuberville think of Amaro? “I think he might be one of the best players in college football,” Tuberville said at the Knights of Columbus kickoff event Saturday. Those are lofty expectations, especially for a player who caught just seven passes (two for touchdowns) last season. But Amaro’s combination of size (6-foot-5, 257 pounds) and speed (Tuberville says he’s one of the team’s fastest players at full acceleration) suggest he could be a key target for Tech all season. After struggling with some drops during spring practice, Amaro demonstrated better consistency with his hands in fall camp. Expect quarterback Seth Doege to put them to the test come Saturday. Eugene Neboh, Sr., CB The biggest key for Neboh, and fellow starting cornerback Cornelius Douglas, will be staying on the field. Last season, Tech used six different starters at corner, making continuity difficult to come by. If the Red Raiders can receive consistent cornerback play, it could go a long way toward improving a defense that has finished 114th overall in each of the last two seasons.

It was an exclamation point on a quietly effective night for the Tech running game. “Our running game was good, too,” Tuberville said after lauding the passing attack. “It was good to see both of them working.”

Neboh also needs to make plays. Tech cornerbacks came away with zero interceptions in 2011, and that won’t cut it this season if the unit hopes to make strides. Alfredo Morales, Fr., OG Texas Tech’s evaluations on the four offensive linemen in its 2011 signing class apparently were sound. Le’Raven Clark, Alfredo Morales and Tony Morales are already in important roles, and Matt Wilson (out for the season) projects to be when he gains weight and muscle. Alfredo Morales pushed to play as a true freshman last season and has consistently impressed coaches with a work ethic to go with his talent. When projected starter Beau Carpenter missed a week in the middle of preseason practice, that was the opening Morales needed to move into the starting lineup at left guard.

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Carpenter has an experience edge on Morales, so the competition’s not over. Either way, though, a Tech team with too few offensive linemen needs young prospects such as Morales to provide steady play. Sam Eguavoen, So., LB Eguavoen might have been in over his head last year: an athlete with limited football experience going from a 1-9 high school team to starting in the Big 12. Raw talent goes only so far under those circumstances. Eguavoen’s role diminished over the course of last season, but he’s been a starter this year since early spring. Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman had to determine which position suited him best, and decided midway through spring that the Red Raiders functioned better with Will Smith in the middle and Eguavoen on the outside. Smith and Terrance Bullitt have gotten most of the attention as far as Tech linebackers go. Eguavoen needs to be just as solid, though, because depth is iffy, particularly among the outside linebackers.

Smith made strong impression after transfer, claimed starting job Don Williams 8-27-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Will Smith just wanted a chance to play football for Texas Tech. He got the opportunity, and in a month’s time made himself into a savior for the Red Raiders’ downtrodden defense. Or some might perceive him as that, at least. By knocking heads in spring practice and claiming a starting job at middle linebacker, the transfer from an undefeated Riverside (Calif.) City College team inspired hope among Texas Tech followers. Right or wrong, high expectations sit atop his shoulders before he’s ever played a major-college game. Tech opens the season at 6 p.m. Saturday, hosting Northwestern State. “It’s a little different,” Smith said. “You do feel more pressure. But other than that, I feel like you just play the same way you’re always going to play. Once you start playing good, it gets contagious and everybody else is going to step their game up, too.” Smith and converted safety Terrance Bullitt, both juniors, are expected to improve a linebacker unit that suffered growing pains last season. After Smith won a job in February and March workouts, he worked on building up his body over the summer. The 6-foot-3 junior now weighs 230 pounds, about 12 more than when he arrived in January. He’s also sporting a new jersey number, ditching the No. 50 he had last semester for No. 7 that he expects to wear in games this season. Tech quarterback Seth Doege also wears No. 7, but two players donning the same number is fine by rule as long as they’re not on the field at the same time. Why No. 7? “Growing up in California, skill players are always single-digit numbers,” said Smith, who wore No. 14 in high school and at Riverside. “I always wanted to be a single digit, so I was like, ‘Why not do it here?’” Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman was impressed in the spring not only by the plays Smith made, but by how easy he made learning the defense look. That put him at a good starting point when preseason camp arrived. “The big thing for him is he’s been able to focus on technique, because he got a grasp of the defense in spring ball,” Kaufman said. “A lot of times, it takes more than spring for a first-year guy to come in, but he’s done a good job of picking it up. He’s picking up some strength. All we’re working on with him right now is just some technique things.” If Smith does live up to the expectations surrounding him, it’ll finally be some good luck for the Red Raiders defense. That they have him at all is fortunate. Although Tech signed four players off the 11-0 Riverside team, Smith wasn’t the original target. “The first guy they brought out here (to Lubbock) was my friend Zaire Anderson, (a Riverside linebacker) who’s at Nebraska now,” Smith said. “They took a look at some other players and happened to put my film on while he was down here, then they offered me that day.” Smith said Tech coaches watched his highlight video, one that easily contained enough highlights to get recruiters’ attention. He was Riverside’s second-leading tackler last season with 88 stops, but also racked up 13 tackles behind the line, five pass breakups, four fumble recoveries and three interceptions. That’s a stat line the Red Raiders would love to see him repeat. When Tech coaches discovered Smith, they pulled the rug out from under Nevada, his probable landing spot otherwise. “They didn’t take it too lightly,” Smith said of the Nevada staff. “They were pretty upset. They tried to get me to miss the plane to come out here. They just wanted me to come there, but it was Big 12. I couldn’t pass that up.”

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Brewer prepared for when number is called, which could be this season Don Williams 8-26-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

much time around Brown and Doege — in meetings, studying film on his own and with Doege — has accelerated his development.

Michael Brewer says he and fellow Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege have become good friends during Brewer’s 20 months in Lubbock.

“Obviously, Seth has a responsibility being the number-one quarterback and making sure this program runs smoothly,” Brewer said. “But at the same time, Seth and I are really good friends off the field. We hang out a lot.

The starting quarterback has been one of his biggest helpers.

That’s one reason Brewer’s rooting for Doege to have a sensational senior year. Here’s another reason: If Doege lights up opposing defenses, especially in non-conference games, Brewer will have a better chance to play. Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown has said over the spring and summer that he wants to get his redshirt-freshman backup some experience before next year.

“Being around him and getting a good grasp of his take on things and how he does stuff — the mental aspect of the game, how he studies film and handles practice — that’s helped me out a lot. I think it’s really going to help me in the future.”

“Some of our non-conference games, if we can take care of business and get ahead of some folks, we’re hoping that I can come in and get some experience and some real live action out there,” Brewer said. “As far as the packages go, we haven’t talked about that a whole bunch. That’ll be more of a game-week decision. My main focus right now is being as well-prepared as I possibly can when I’m in the game.” The decisions by backup quarterbacks Jacob Karam and Scotty Young to transfer after last season — Karam is now the starter at Memphis — left a gap in Tech’s quarterback progression. After Doege, a 4,000-yard passer who turns 24 in December, the oldest scholarship quarterback on the roster is Brewer, who turns 20 in November. “I think it’s important, and hopefully it works out, where he can get some action early in games,” Brown said recently. “I think he’s ready. He gets better with the more reps he gets. There’s only so much you can do in practice. The most intense learning happens in a game atmosphere.” The Red Raiders’ quarterback situation — and Brown’s wishes — might fit the model that former Big 12 foe Missouri has used for nearly a decade to break in promising young quarterbacks. In 2005, when the Tigers were led by senior quarterback Brad Smith, they gave true freshman Chase Daniel spot duty in 10 games. In 2008, as Daniel was breaking Smith’s school record for career total offense, they used true freshman Blaine Gabbert in five games. In 2010, Gabbert’s last year before he turned pro and became a high draft choice, the Tigers worked in true freshman James Franklin in 10 games. Brown hasn’t mapped out anything that specific, other than he doesn’t want Brewer standing next to him on the sideline all night when Tech plays Northwestern State, Texas State and New Mexico to start the season. “I don’t have a number of reps or anything like that,” Brown said. “I do know I’d like for him to get in some games early in the year.” That sounds good to Brewer, who was beside himself last season, watching the Red Raiders go 5-7 while he redshirted. He had been the starting quarterback on two of what’s now five consecutive state championship teams from Austin Lake Travis. “Last year was hard for me,” Brewer said. “I’ve never had to sit out a football season before. Being a redshirt freshman and this year being a second-team guy, it’s tough. Coming from what we did at Lake Travis High School and then having the season we did last year was tough to watch. “Like I said, I’m going to be prepared whenever I get to go in the game, and whenever I do I’m going to make the most of my opportunities.” Brewer said he’s progressed and gotten a good grasp of the offense, now that he’s had two trips apiece through spring practice and preseason camp. Last season, Tech coach Tommy Tuberville and Brown had him travel and suit up for road games. Though there were no plans to play Brewer, he got to see game day on the road in Big 12 stadiums. Physically, the 6-foot Brewer has put on about 20 pounds since he first joined the program to get to the current 191. Brewer said his biggest improvements have come in mental aspects of the game. Spending so

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2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS ‘Corn’ growing comfortable at corner position Nick Kosmider 8-23-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech’s Davis goes with the flow Don Williams 8-22-12 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

As Cornelius Douglas approached a throng of media members following a recent Texas Tech football practice, coach Tommy Tuberville couldn’t help busting the chops of one of his senior leaders.

Texas Tech safety Cody Davis and his fellow upperclassmen on defense are having an experience altogether different from most college football players. How many others play for four defensive coordinators in four years?

“This is Cornelius Douglas, and he’s going to play receiver for us this year,” Tuberville mused. Douglas’ heart didn’t appear to jump up in his throat at his coach’s mock announcement, but he could hardly be blamed if it did. After all, the 5-foot-9, 198-pound Lawton, Okla., native is finally getting the hang of being a full-time cornerback. And there’s no going back now. “I think it’s my permanent spot right now,” Douglas said with a grin. If nothing else, Douglas is feeling more at ease on the defensive side of the ball. He was moved from inside receiver — where he had 53 career receptions — to cornerback for the last three games of the 2011 season. The staff had experimented with Douglas at the position as a sophomore, but as injuries and ineffective play ravaged the secondary last season, he wasn’t afforded the opportunity to get his toes wet this time around. “He had to learn the hard way last year,” Tuberville said. Douglas survived his trial under fire and seems stronger for it as he prepares for his first full season as a defensive back. He locked up the first-team left cornerback position during spring practice, and he hasn’t relented control during fall camp. That’s not to say it’s always been easy. At the tail end of last season, Douglas was essentially playing one of football’s most challenging positions on adrenaline and athleticism. That made him eager to get to spring practice, when he’d be able to learn the finer points of the position — like a hitter working out the kinks in his swing in batting practice rather than being forced to tinker with it during a pennant race. “I feel a whole lot more comfortable,” said Douglas, who is affectionately called “Corn” by his teammates. “I started off (at corner) in the spring this time, and I actually got to learn the basis of the defense instead of just going out there the third-to-last game of the season and trying to learn the defense. I really caught on more in getting acclimated to what needs to be done.” Specifically, Douglas said he has learned how important his eyes are to playing cornerback. It seems like a simple enough principle, but he had to grasp the reality that mistiming even the quickest glance at the quarterback, or misreading the movement of a receiver’s hips, can be the difference between breaking up a pass and getting burned for a touchdown. Douglas’ instincts seem to be sharpening. He intercepted three passes during the first two days of practice this week, including a head-turning one-handed grab with one foot down in the end zone. His one-on-one battles with his roommate, wide receiver Darrin Moore, have provided some of the must-see moments of camp. Defensive backs coach John Lovett has been impressed with Douglas’ tenacity as he aims to improve his craft.

“Is that not normal?” Davis asked jokingly before his grin faded. “It’s difficult. It’s like changing bosses every year. You’ve got to get to know him — get a feel for him, what he’s expecting, his standards — then go out and try and please him and learn the defense. You have to change your mindset every time.” The routine has become familiar: Each spring practice, meet a new defensive coordinator and learn his ways. Every fall, try to retain and adapt as quickly as possible to what’s just been installed. “You’ve just got to take a deep breath, say you can’t control it and then move on,” Davis said. “That’s all you can do.” The 6-foot-2, 203-pound pound senior from Stephenville has managed to do well under the circumstances. Whether playing for Ruffin McNeill, James Willis or Chad Glasgow, Davis has finished first or second on the team team in tackles each of his first three years. He’ll be trying to do the same this season for Art Kaufman, the latest defensive coordinator and one to whom Tech players seem to have taken a liking. Kaufman’s more seasoned and even-tempered than his predecessor. Tech linebacker Terrance Bullitt put a positive spin on playing for a merry-go-round of defensive coordinators. “Luckily for me, football is something I want to do, whether it’s coaching or play professional,” said Bullitt, a junior starting his fourth year in the program. “So learning a new defense only helps your knowledge of the game.” Meanwhile, Davis should have ample material for his blog. The Tech safety writes about personal experiences and the life of a college football player at thestudentofthegame.blogspot.com. “I’d been thinking about it for a while, just to kind of tell the players’ perspective,” Davis said, “to write about what we go through day to day, to see a different view other than the media’s. ... “The experience you get here makes you watch other players differently, makes you be a different fan. I just wanted to give that perspective.” Davis admits to being inconsistent with the frequency of his writing. That’s in contrast to his play on the field, where he’s shown up virtually every Saturday since 2009, starting all but two games in three years. Fellow safety D.J. Johnson, who’s shared the journey, can’t say enough good things about Davis.

“Corn is just a tremendous competitor,” Lovett said. “He’s one of those guys I compare a little bit to a kid I coached at Miami named Brandon Harris. Brandon maybe physically wasn’t the biggest, fastest, strongest guy of all the guys over there, but when you walked into the gym, he was the first guy you picked.

“He’s experienced. He knows what he’s doing. He’s a smart guy,” Johnson said. “At the same time, he’s fun to watch. He’s a big hitter. He’s a playmaker. It’s fun to see everything he does.

“(Douglas) has got a lot of that stuff about him, and I think he’s going to be one of the guys who will be a competitor and a leader this year.”

Though Johnson spent his first two years at cornerback, he’ll be starting in the same secondary with Davis for the third year in a row. One twist, at least in preseason practice, is each plays the same side of the field from one snap to the next.

Harris became a third-team All-American and is now playing cornerback for the Houston Texans. Such goals appear lofty for Douglas at this point, but he isn’t worrying about any of that now. Instead, he’s focusing on making plays for a defense that didn’t get a single interception from its cornerbacks last season. “Making big plays,” Douglas said, “that changes the whole game.”

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“Playing beside him, you learn a lot and you learn to really trust him.”

Johnson’s at left safety, Davis at right safety. That means, depending on the formation, either could line up across from the offense’s strong side. A safety might be responsible for the tight side of the field on one play and covering the wide side the next. Johnson said he sees that as a good thing “because you’re learning the entire defense.”

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