Recap - Red Raiders Defeat Northwestern State 44-6
|Recap - Red Raiders Defeat Northwestern State 44-6|
Texas Tech cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 44-6 score against Northwestern State in Week 1 action at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Seth Doege completed 23 of 34 pass attempts for 199 yards for the Red Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Demons defense.
Sidney Riley rushed for 11 yards for Northwestern State, while Robert Walker added 8 yards. Brad Henderson threw for 70 yards for the Demons, while receivers Phillip Harvey and Corey Simmons had 35 and 12 yards respectively.
Northwestern State lost the offensive yardage battle to Texas Tech 500-84 yards in Saturday's game. Texas Tech had more first downs as that total ended up 37-6.
Northwestern State lost the time of possession battle 36:04/23:56, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Texas Tech heads into a Week 2 battle against Texas State. Northwestern State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Nevada.