No. 8 Texas rallies to beat Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday Sept. 26, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Rogers)LUBBOCK, Texas – Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild 63-56 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that saw the Longhorns rally with two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes of regulation. Texas Tech: The Red Raiders were on the brink of delivering second-year coach Matt Wells a signature win over a Top 10 team and big rival. The first two set up Texas touchdowns in the first half before the last one ended the game.
Ehlinger and No. 8 Texas open Big 12 play at Texas Tech
8 Texas (1-0) at Texas Tech (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Texas needs a quick start in the Big 12 as the Longhorns chase their first league crown since 2009. KEY MATCHUPTexas quarterback Sam Ehlinger vs. the Red Raiders' frazzled secondary. The Red Raiders got torched by Houston Baptist's prolific passing game their first time on the field. ... Red Raiders linebacker Colin Schooler and Texas wide receiver Brenden Schooler are brothers.
Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins
Before Miami won easily last year, the ‘Canes and ’Noles played five straight games decided by five points or fewer. A pandemic-altered college football season has helped put FSU-Miami in the spotlight again this weekend. The Big Ten and Pac-12 are still at least a month away, but the college football menu is starting to fill up. 7-6 — Lane Kiffin's record in his one SEC season as coach at Tennessee. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Duffey leads Texas Tech past No. 21 Oklahoma State 45-35
21 Oklahoma State included a different element of the junior quarterback's game. After the game, Sanders sat in a stadium tunnel, left hand to his forehead, as he answered questions from the media. "We had to show the world, like, we can play defense at Texas Tech," Coleman said. Oklahoma State is 0 for 2 in the Lone Star State this season, having lost 36-30 at Texas on Sept. 21. Texas Tech visits Baylor next Saturday, its first trip to Waco since 2007.
Bowman 436 yards passing in Texas Tech win over Montana St
LUBBOCK, Texas - LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Alan Bowman and the Texas Tech offense got off to a fast start under new coach Matt Wells. Bowman completed 40 of 55 passes for 436 yards with two touchdowns, and ran for another score late, as Texas Tech beat FCS team Montana State 45-10 in its season opener Saturday. Texas Tech piled up 691 total yards in its first game with offensive coordinator David Yost and an up-tempo scheme. ANOTHER CHANCEWhite had a chance to get into the end zone for Texas Tech much earlier than his 45-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter. Texas Tech is home again next Saturday to play UTEP.