Highlights from today's practice:
-Today's special teams period was used to work on field goals, kickoffs and kickoff returns. For the second consecutive day, the specialists went up against a strong wind that reached gusts close to 30 mph.
-Receiver Jarrett Hicks had another solid day of practice, hauling in a number of passes, including a one-handed catch behind a defender in the center of the endzone.
-The main offensive
highlight during the brief team set came when running back Shannon Woods burst
through the middle of the line for a 20-yard scamper on a draw play.
The Red Raiders will practice again on Thursday for the final time this week in preparation for what will be the 56th ever meeting between the two schools. Tech last defeated the Longhorns in 2002 by a score of 42-38 in Lubbock. Saturday evening's kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. and will be broadcast nationally on TBS.