- Weather at Kickoff: 80 degrees, overcast, wind S at 10-20 mph
- Today’s game was televised nationally on FOX.
- Today’s game marked the 27th all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Oklahoma.
- Texas Tech won the coin toss and elected to receive. Tech is 2-2 on coin tosses this year. It is the first time electing to receive.
- Texas Tech wore its all-white throwback set for the second time (TCU, 2018). It is now 1-1 in this combination.
- Today’s game captains were Travis Bruffy (OL), SaRodorick Thompson (RB), Jack Anderson (OL) and Riko Jeffers (LB).
- Today’s attendance: 84,416
- Quarterback Jackson Tyner received his first start at Tech in place of the injured Alan Bowman.
- Defensive end Lonzell Gilmore suited up and played for the first time this season.
Starters – (Offense) – (LT) Travis Bruffy, (LG) Madison Akomnonu, (C) Dawson Deaton, (RG) Jack Anderson (RT) Terence Steele, (QB) Jackson Tyner, (RB) Armand Shyne, (WR) T.J. Vasher, (TE) Donta Thompson, (WR) RJ Turner, (WR) Dalton Rigdon; (Defense) – (DE) Eli Howard, (T) Broderick Washington, Jr. (N) Jaylon Hutchings, (Raider) Xavier Benson, (LB) Riko Jeffers, (LB) Jordyn Brooks, (Spur) Thomas Leggett, (LC) DeMarcus Fields, (RC) Zech McPhearson, (RS) Douglas Coleman III, (LS) Adrian Frye.
TEXAS TECH’S LOSS…
- Gives Texas Tech a 2-2 overall record.
- Gives Texas Tech an 0-1 Big 12 record.
- Gives Texas Tech a 6-21 all-time record against Oklahoma, including 2-12 in Norman.
- Gives Texas Tech a 14-10 record in Big 12 opener, including 9-7 on the road.
- Gives Matt Wells a career record of 2-2 at Texas Tech.
- Gives Matt Wells a 46-36 record all-time as a head coach.
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
- The Texas Tech defense failed to open the game with a three-and-out for the first time this season.
- Texas Tech allowed points in the opening quarter for the first time this season.
- Texas Tech has now forced turnovers in consecutive games after failing to do so the first two weeks of the season.
- Texas Tech’s 184 yards rushing marked its most against Oklahoma dating back to 2000.
- Texas Tech is now 1-1 in day games and 0-2 on the road this season.
- Texas Tech moved to 0-1 when its opponent scores first under head coach Matt Wells.
- The Red Raiders moved to 0-2 under Wells when trailing at the half.
- Texas Tech has now scored in 274-straight games dating back to the 1997 season, a streak that now ranks ninth nationally and second in the Big 12 Conference.
NOTING THE RED RAIDERS
- Armand Shynescored his third rushing touchdown of the season and 12th of his collegiate career during the second quarter.
- SaRodorick Thompsonled Tech in rushing with 13 carries for 96 yards. The 96 yards on the ground top his previous career high of 57 at Oklahoma State in 2018. His 58-yard rush in the second quarter marked the longest of his career. It marked Tech’s third play of 50+ yards this season and the second by rush.
- T.J. Vasherrecorded his 20th straight game with a catch.
- Jett Duffeyled Tech through the air, going 11-for-19 for 120 yards.
- Douglas Colemantallied his third interception in two weeks. He now has six for his career. He added three tackles.
- Thomas Leggettrecorded a career-high five tackles in the first half alone. He added another in the second half to finish with six overall.
- Eli Howardnotched his first sack of the season and 10th of his career.
- Zech McPhearsonhas recorded a season-high six tackles in back-to-back games.
- Jordyn Brookswas held under 10 tackles for the first time in five games. He was tied for second on the team in tackles with six, including one behind the line.
- Trey Wolffset a career high by going 3-for-3 on field goals, connecting from 24, 36 and 41 yards out. He is now 5-for-5 on the year and also improved to 14-for-14 on extra points this season.
- Austin McNamarapunted six times with an average of 48.5 yards per punt. He downed one inside the 20. With a 66-yard punt at Oklahoma, he now has punts of 55-plus yards in all four games this season. His 66-yarder marked a career-long and the longest by a Red Raider since a 72-yard punt by Dominic Panazzolo against Iowa State in 2017.