LUBBOCK, TX — Rivalry week in Lubbock went down to the wire as the Texas Tech Red Raiders (3-1)(1-0) upset the #22 Texas Longhorns (2-2)(0-1) in overtime. Both teams played well all game, but Texas Tech overcame a 10-point deficit at halftime to down the Longhorns, 37-34. Head Coach Joey McGuire picked up his first BIG12 conference win and his first signature win as the Red Raiders’ new frontman.
SAN ANGELO, TX — Explosive offensive prowess with no hint of defensive dominance defined the San Angelo Central Bobcats’ homecoming night. After a back and forth contest where both teams’ offenses looked unstoppable, the Bobcats snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat. Tyler Hill connected with Ben Imler as time expired with a hail mary pass to finally bury the Abilene Wylie Bulldogs 63-61.
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — A lackluster performance on offense despite superb play defensively sunk the Red Raiders against the #16 NC State Wolfpack. Despite holding an offense led by NFL prospect Devin Leary to 159 yards through the air, Texas Tech accrues their first loss of the season and it was on the road, 27-14.
SAN ANGELO, TX — The Bobcats manhandled the competition for four quarters. It was old school football at its finest as Central dominated both sides of the ball. On the ground and on defense, the Bobcats played their most complete game of the season and finished with a big win.