The question is, why? When the Red Raiders came out for the second half, the score was 49-6. The team which took the field, offensively save for Keck, was the same as took the field to start the game. They all played just like they had in the previous two quarters. Was it because Baylor had played well in its previous three games (at times) and Tech thought it necessary to prove they could "handle" Baylor better than did the previous three opponents, even though those three are rated right now and they are not? Was it to try to make an impression on voters and get back into the Top 25 again? Was it to make some kind of statement to Baylor, but did it in fact make more of a statement about Mike Leach? We will cetainly find out as Tech plays Texas A&M this week at home, and hosts Oklahoma two weeks later.
So, with about four minutes left in the game, and after suffering an injury to a second offensive lineman (Richards), why were the dogs called off and the second unit offensive line finally put, as a group, into the game? I believe it was because someone finally figured out that it was much more important to have everyone healthy for the following week against the Aggies than belaboring some point. Some teams don't fare that well the week following their game against the Bears - just ask A&M and Oklahoma.