September 01, 2012
By John Baucum
• Texas Tech ran 93 plays tonight, 46 of those were run plays
• Eric Stephens had both of Tech's rushing TD's.
• Jackson Richards and Kerry Hyder each had two pass breakups
• The Red Raiders had only 6 penalties for 45 yards
• Tech punted one time for 41 yards
• Doege finished 23-34 for 199 yards with 1 TD and 1 INT
• The Red Raiders finished 10-16 on 3rd down conversions and 1-1 on 4th down tries
• Tech was 8-8 in the red zone and 5 of those were touchdowns
• Kenny Williams led Tech with 75 yards on 15 carries. He also had a 21 yard catch and run and a 2 yard scoring catch.
• At the end of the day, 13 Red Raiders caught passes. That group was led by Bradley Marquez with 7 catches for 92 yards. Marcus Kennard had four receptions for 40 yards, but 2 of those were for touchdowns.
• Tech had 37 first downs and limited Northwestern State to 6—and 2 of those were by penalty.
• The Red Raiders led time of possession with 36:04 worth of actual game time and limited Northwestern State to 23:56