Texas Defeats Texas Tech 24-14 - Recap
James Kirkendoll caught 6 passes for 122 yards against the Texas Tech defense as Texas handed the Red Raiders a 24-14 loss on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Texas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 51.5.
Garrett Gilbert completed 21 of 36 pass attempts for 227 yards for the Longhorns in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Red Raiders defense.
Baron Batch rushed for 37 yards for Texas Tech, while Eric Stephens added 7 yards. Taylor Potts threw for 158 yards for the Red Raiders, while receivers Detron Lewis and Jacoby Franks had 42 and 39 yards respectively.
Texas Tech was outgained by Texas 320-144 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-11 by the Longhorns.
Texas Tech lost the time of possession battle 37:44/22:16, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Texas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UCLA. Texas Tech will aim to get back on the winning track at Iowa State.