- The Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-0) defeated the Texas State
Bobcats (1-1) 58-10 at Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat
Stadium on Saturday night in San Marcos
- Game attendance was 33,006 which broke the old attendance
record of 16,600, which was set back in 1981, and it was the first time since
November 6, 1982 that there have been more than 16,200 fans in attendance.
- The 58 points are the most scored since the Red Raiders
scored 59 against New Mexico last season
- Tech had 32 first downs compared to just 16 for Texas
State and Tech had 591 total yards of offense compared to just 270 from the
- It marked the second-straight game that the Red Raiders
have totaled 500-plus yards of offense in a game, Red
Raiders went for 500 against Northwestern State last week and 591 this week
against Texas State
- Last season in the 50-10 loss, the Bobcats ran the ball
for 256 yards and on Saturday night were held to 129
- It marked Tech’s first road win of the season and also
improved the Red Raiders all-time record against the Bobcats to 2-0, first
victory against Texas State with the Bobcats as a FBS school
- Seth Doege finished the night going 25-for-32 for 319
yards and five touchdowns
- The 300-yard performance marks the 10th of
Doege’s career and the five touchdowns matches a career-high for touchdowns
thrown in a single game. Doege threw for five touchdowns against New Mexico
- Two new names
topped the leading receivers category for the Red Raiders as junior transfer Javon Bell led the team with five catches, 81 yards
receiving and one touchdown. Jakeem Grant was right
behind him with five catches, 78 yards receiving.
- For the second-straight game the Red Raiders had more than
10 different wide receivers touch the ball. Tech had 13 different wide outs on
the stat sheet last week and 12 this week.
- Darrin Moore made his return to the Red Raider offense
reeling in five catches for 73 yards and two touchdowns in the game
- The Cody Davis 88-yard pick six was the first interception
taken back for a touchdown since the Red Raiders did it against Texas in 2010, it marked only
the second interception of his career.
- Michael Brewer for the second-straight game came in for
Doege late in the game and was effective going 7-for-11 for 72 yards but no
- Kenny Williams led the Red Raider rushing attack with 62
yards along with Eric Stephens, who also contributed 62 yards as well.
- Williams had the play of the night running the ball in
from 16 yards out, looked to have gotten tackled rolled over a pile of
defenders and back onto his feet and into the end zone for a touchdown
- Tech will now head back to Lubbock and get ready for New
Mexico (1-1) who fell to No. 17 Texas on Saturday night 45-0. The Red Raiders
and Lobos game is set for a 6 p.m. kickoff at Jones AT&T Stadium.