Live from the press box: Texas Tech
Sept. 19, 2009
10:26 p.m. (5:47 - 4th Q) - Jordan Shipley currently has 11 receptions which is tied for fifth on UT's single-game list.
10:19 p.m. (7:37 - 4th Q) - With the 91st TD pass for his career, McCoy moved into a tie with David Klingler for 14th place on the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career list.
10:12 p.m. (9:11 - 4th Q) - Colt McCoy's 3-yard TD pass to Dan Buckner set a school record as McCoy completed a TD pass in his 20th consecutive game. The drive covered six plays and 19 yards taking 2:38 off the clock. It was Buckner's second TD catch of the season and the fourth of his career. It was McCoy's sixth TD pass of the season and the 91st of his career.
10:09 p.m. (9:16 - 4th Q) - Tre' Newton's 15 rushes and 69 rushing yards are both career highs. He rushed eight times for 62 yards at Wyoming for career bests.
10:04 p.m. (11:49 - 4th Q) - Sergio Kindle's forced was his first of the season and the second of his career. Sam Acho's fumble recovery was his fourth of the season and his career. The four fumble recoveries is tied for third on UT's single season list.
9:57 p.m. (14:04 - 4th Q) - Earl Thomas' interception was his first of the season and the third of his career.
9:37 p.m. (4:20 - 3rd Q) - Cody Johnson's 1-yard TD run was his fourth of the season and the 16th of his career. It capped a six-play, 47-yard drive and used 2:05 on the clock.
9:15 p.m. (11:22 - 3rd Q) - Tre' Newton's 19-yard TD run was his second of the season. It capped an 11-play, 66-yard drive which erased 3:30 off the clock. The run was a career long, topping an 18-yard rush at Wyoming.
9:08 p.m. (halftime) - Tonight's announced attendance is 101,297 is a Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium racord and also marks the 55th consecutive sellout at Royal-Teas Memorial Stadium.
9:06 p.m. (halftime) - Emmanuel Acho was credited with three forced fumbles in the first half. He now has four for the season and five for his career. The four forced fumbles ranks 13th on UT's single-season list.
8:58 p.m. (halftime) - Jordan Shipley end the first half with 1,975 career receiving yards. With 25 more, he will become the sixth player in school history to reach the 2,000-yard plateau.
8:56 p.m. (halftime) - Jordan Shipley ended the first half with five receptions. He now has 152 career receptions, tied for fifth on UT's all-time list with B.J. Johnson. Next on the list for Shipley is the No. 4 spot held by Kwame Cavil with 174.
8:04 p.m. (14:51 - 2nd Q) - Hunter Lawrence's 43-yard field goal was a season long and three yards shy of his career-long, a 46-yarder against Colorado in 2008. Lawrence is 14-of-16 on field goal attempts for his career.
7:59 p.m. (0:42 - 1st Q) - John Chiles' 34-yard run was a career-long, topping the 25 yarder he had against Rice in 2008.
7:46 p.m. (4:32 - 1st Q) - Early in the game, Texas Tech has been penalized six times for 58 yards while UT has been flagged just once for five yards.
7:41 p.m. (7:02 - 1st Q) - Shipley's return was Texas 65th non-offensive TD since 1999. Texas ranks third among all FBS schools in that category behind only Virginia Tech (73) and Kansas State (68).
7:36 p.m. (7:02 - 1st Q) - Jordan Shipley's 46-yard punt return for a TD is the second of his career. Last season, Shipley returned a 45-yard punt for a TD against the Red Raiders.
7:30 p.m. (7:54 - 1st Q) - Justin Tucker just boomed a 50-yard punt to pin Tech at th 6-yard line. It's his season-long and three of his four punts on the season have pinned the opponent inside the 20-yard line.
7:26 p.m. (10:30 - 1st Q) - Jordan Shipley caught his first pass of the game for eight yards. He entered the game with 1,947 career receiving yards, needing just 53 to become the sixth player in school history to reach the 2,000-yard plateau.
7:10 p.m. - Tech won the toss and elected to receive. Texas elected to defend the North End Zone.
7:09 p.m. - Official game time weather is 86 degrees, Wind variable 3 MPH, cloudy skies.
6:35 p.m. - Since Mack Brown took over at Texas in 1998, the Horns are 44-6 (.880) agasint teams from within the state's borders with the six losses coming by a combined 34 points. The Longhorns are 29-1 (.967) at home against other Texas schools, with the only loss coming to Texas A&M, 12-7, in 2006.
6:26 p.m. - All the Horns are out for their pre-game stretching and position drills. Bevo is relaxing in his Southwest corner getting ready for game time.
6:23 p.m. - Texas has won 28 of its last 31 games in the season's first month (August/September). The only losses in that stretch were to Kansas State in 2007, No. 1 Ohio State in 2006 and versus Arkansas in 2003.
6:15 p.m. - This is the 59th meeting in a series that dates back to 1928. Texas leads the series 43-15 and has won five of the past six meetings. Texas has won the past five meetings in Austin.
6:06 p.m. - Texas' kickers, punters, long snappers and return men our out for their pre-game work.
6:00 p.m. - Current weather conditions are 84 degrees, mostly cloudy with wind out of the NNW at 2 mph.