Notebook: Red Raiders 56, Horned Frogs 53

Notes, tidbits and more form the Red Raiders wild win against the Horned Frogs.

-       Red Raiders defeated the Horned Frogs 56-53 in triple-overtime at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth on Saturday

-       Tech entered the game ranked 17th in the BCS Poll, 18th in the AP Poll and 20th in the USA Today Coaches Poll

-       TCU entered the game ranked 23rd in the BCS Poll, 21st in the USA Today Coaches Poll and unranked in the AP Poll

-       Marked first road win against a ranked opponent for the Red Raiders since upsetting then-No.1 Oklahoma in Norman last season

-       Set the school record for combined points in a game with 109, previous record was 108 from Tech's 66-42 loss to Baylor last season in Cowboys Stadium

-       Marks the first time in Tech football history that both teams have scored at least 50 points in a game

-       The second largest crowd in TCU history, 47,894 took in this game

-       Tech improves to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 Conference play, while TCU falls to 5-2 overall and 2-2 in Big 12 play

-       The overtime victory marked the first for the Red Raiders since taking down Nebraska 37-31 on October 11, 2008 in Lubbock

-       It marks the first road overtime victory since Tech beat UTEP 38-35 September 9, 2006

-       Red Raiders are now Bowl eligible for the 19th time in the past 20 seasons

-       The Red Raiders have played in 34 bowls, which ranks 17th in the country, and have won their last two bowl appearances beating Northwester 45-38 in the TicketCity Bowl in 2010 and then against Michigan State in 2009 in the Alamo Bowl beating the Spartans 41-31

-       With the victory against TCU, the Red Raiders have now beaten two conference champions from the 2011 season, West Virginia (Big East Champs), and TCU (Mountain West Champs).

-       Seth Doege finished 30-for-42 for 318 yards, seven touchdowns and no interceptions

-       Doege has now thrown 13 touchdowns in the past two games, and the seven marks a new career-high

-       Doege has thrown for more than 300 yards in five games this season, and has done it now 14 times in his short career

-       Doege moved past BJ Symons on the all-time passing list taking over seventh place with 6,640 career yards

-       Eric Ward finished the game with six catches for 61 yards and three touchdowns

-       The three touchdown receptions tie a career-high for Ward

-       Kenny Williams carried the ball six times for 47 yards, the 47 yards coming on one run

-       D.J. Johnson grabbed his first interception of the season in the first quarter, first pick since grabbing two against Kansas last season

-       Cody Davis led the Red Raider defense in tackles for the second-straight week with 11 nearly matching his 13 from last week, and also grabbed an interception as well

-       With Jace Amaro, Javon Bell and Bradley Marquez out, Austin Zouzalik and Alex Torres stepped up

-       Zouzalik, getting his first start of the season, and Torres combined for 108 yards and two touchdowns, both touchdown receptions going to Torres, including the game-winner

-       Red Raiders now prepare to take on the Wildcats on October 27 in Manhattan, Kansas with kickoff set for 2:30 p.m. and will be aired on FOX

 

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