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September 25, 2012

This, That, & the Other

Today's daily dose of random is brought to you by the number 14, the letter R, and my neighbor's annoying dog.

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Only In Russia of the Day

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Daily Dose of Random

Unless this thief is 12, I don't think he was playing a game of backyard baseball.

Bacon. Potato. Fritters. That is all.

Bees that are also zombies? No thanks, I'll just hunker down and wait for the end.

If you thought things were grim before, just wait until we run out of bacon.

Today in RRS History

2008- Four start wide receiver Emory Blake listed a top five, including Texas Tech.

2007 - Head coach Mike Leach talked about changing defensive coordinators.

2005 -Defensive tackle Richard Jones committed to Texas Tech.

"I realized I wanted to be a Red Raider when I walked out on the field. When I first came out the tunnel, I saw fans with signs with my name on it. One sign said 'The Richard Jones Fan Club' and I really liked that. They showed me a lot of love."

2004 - Texas Tech defeated Kansas 31-30, mounting the biggest come from behind win in school history.

University & Broadway

Tech is ready to get the last two years behind them, beat the Cyclones. (Williams/Avalanche-Journal)

The Other Nine

Texas is getting ready for a rough four game stretch, starting with OSU. (Riggs/Austin American-Statesman)

OU players, coaches scoff at perceived defensive problems. (Kersey/The Oklahoman)

Walsh and Lunt listed as co-starters this week. (Mizell/The Oklahoman)

Kansas is trying to regroup, figure things out during their bye week.  (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

K-State QB Collin Klein is shinning in the bright lights after the OU victory. (Robinett/Kansas City Star).

West Virginia knows Baylor QB Nick Florence is no joke. (Casazza/Charleston Daily Mail)

Daily Notables

Actor Will Smith turns 44 today. ...ESPN sports writer Bill Simmons is now 43. ...Baseball legend Phil Rizutto would have been 94 today. ...Former NFL strong safety and feared tackler John Lynch is 41 today. ...On this day in 89, the U.S. Congress passed the Bill of Rights and 12 amendments. ...Ground was broken for Fenway Park in 1911. ...Nobody knows who built the Taj Mahal. The names of the architects, masons, and designers that have come down to us have all proved to be latter-day inventions, and there is no evidence to indicate who the real creators were.

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