Morning Raider - 10/11

Morning Raider makes another return to update the latest announcements and notes following Texas Tech's 45-38 win over Baylor on Saturday.

Good morning Red Raiders! Morning Raider makes an appearance for the first time in weeks after Texas Tech put away its first win in weeks Saturday with the 45-38 decision against Baylor at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas.

This is how the Big 12 Conference stands through the first six weeks of the college football season:

North            Conf            Overall

Nebraska            2-0            6-0

Missouri            2-0            6-0

Kansas St.            1-1            5-1

Iowa St.            1-1            3-3

Colorado            0-1            3-2

Kansas            0-1            2-3

South            Conf            Overall

Oklahoma            1-0            5-0

Oklahoma St.            1-0            5-0

Baylor            1-1            4-2

Texas            1-1            3-2

Texas Tech            1-2            3-2

Texas A&M            0-1            3-2

Here are a few Morning Raider notes and be sure to check out the video of head coach Tommy Tuberville, Taylor Potts and Baron Batch following Saturday's win.

Potts' Big Day

Texas Tech senior quarterback Taylor Potts had a career day in Tech's win over Baylor in Dallas on Saturday. Potts set a personal career and Cotton Bowl Stadium record with 462 passing yards, among others.

   The 462 passing yards is the third most all-time on a neutral field for a Tech quarterback and the most since Sonny Cumbie compiled 520 against California in the Holiday Bowl in 2004.

   Today' s game marked the 10th 300-plus yard passing game of his career.

   Now owns 44 career touchdown passes and that moves him into fifth place on the school's career touchdown passes list.

   Rattled off 15 consecutive completions in the first half, which was a career high.

   Is responsible for 46 touchdowns in his career and that moves him past Billy Joe Tolliver (85-88) into seventh place on the school list.

   Became the sixth quarterback in Texas Tech history to tally 500-plus completions in his career. He now owns 525 career completions.

   Owns 798 attempts in his career and that mark moves him into sixth place on the school's career list.

Wounded Warrior Announcement

Texas Tech and Under Armour will make an announcement today about the school's involvement with the Wounded Warrior Project, an initiative created by the Armed Services and Under Armour to help those who have been injured during conflict and are on the road to recovery.

Tech will be one of the Under Armour schools wearing the special edition camouflage jerseys on Nov. 6 against Missouri. Other schools that have participated in the past include South Carolina and Maryland.

Go to for more information on how to get involved with the project.


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