Notebook: Red Raiders 41, Jayhawks 34
This story originally published on RaiderPower.com

Managing Editor
Posted Nov 11, 2012


Notes and tidbits from the Red Raiders win on Saturday at the Jones.

Overall Picture

 

Texas Tech defeated Kansas 41-34 in double overtime at Jones AT&T Stadium

 

Red Raiders improve to 7-3 overall and 4-3 in Big 12 Conference play, while the Jayhawks plummet continues falling to 1-9 overall and 0-7 in Big 12 play

 

Gave Tech its 15th 7-plus win season in the last 18 years

 

Win secures the Red Raiders 17th winning season in last 18 seasons 

18 seniors took the field for the final time today as Red Raiders at home in the Jones in front of a home crowd

 

55,052 was the attendance at game, which giving Tech a record-breaking 57,215 home attendance average for the season, which breaks the previous record of 57,108 which was set back in 2010

 

The overtime game marks the second of the season, which marks the first time since 2002 that the Red Raiders have had multiple overtime games in the same season

 

 

Run for Jayhawks, Pass for Red Raiders

 

Kansas led the rushing attack on the day with 390 yards compared to Tech’s 63 yards, but in the air the Red Raiders passed for 508 yards while the Jayhawks produced just 29 yards in the air

 

Seth Doege (TTU) finished going 45-for-59 for 476 yards for three touchdowns; Micha Cummings (KU) finished going 6-for-15 for just 29 yards and two touchdowns

 

Doege moved past Taylor Potts into third place on the schools all-time career passing touchdown list, Doege has 64 career touchdown passes

Became the first Red Raider since Graham Harrell in 2008 to pass for 300 or more yards in five consecutive Big 12 games

 

On the ground, Kenny Williams (TTU) led the way for the Red Raiders with 41 yards on nine carries, the Tony Pierson (KU) tore it up for 202 yards on 16 carries including a 69-yard dash

 

Eric Ward (TTU) was the top target for Doege again as he connected with him 12 times for 180 yards, Kansas’ top wide out was Brando Bourbon and he had one catch for 10 yards.

Looking Forward

 

The Red Raiders now hit the road for the rest of the season traveling to Oklahoma State next weekend to take on the Cowboys. Then following the matchup with the Cowboys, Tech travels to Jerryland aka Cowboys Stadium to take on the Baylor Bears



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