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Texas Takes Texas Tech Behind The Woodshed In 52-20 Victory

They say that sometimes stats can be deceiving. In the case of the quarterbacks in the battle between Seth Doege's Texas Tech Red Raiders and David Ash's Texas Longhorns, the performance of the two signal callers were drastic to say the least. 

Doege threw for 381 yards. Ash threw for 125. Doege had 40 completions. Ash had just 4. Doege threw for two touchdowns while Ash couldn't connect with anyone in the endzone. Blowout right? Well, you'd be correct...except for the fact that Ash's Longhorns finished with 52 points and Doege's Red Raiders could only muster 20.

The Texas Longhorns ran the ball 54 times for 439 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns. The star of the day was emerging tailback Joe Bergeron, who carried the rock 29 times for 191 yards and three scores. The "Wild Foz" offense also flourished for head coach Mack Brown, has his well-tenured tailback Foswhitt Whittaker ran the ball for 83 yards and another two scores.

With the victory the Longhorns are now bowl eligible with a 6-2 record. The Red Raiders, who two weeks ago pulled off the biggest upset in college football versus Oklahoma, have now been beaten by a combined 66 points in their last two games.

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Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.