Boxscore
Texas 24, Texas Tech 14
Saturday, September 18, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - Jones AT&T Stadium
Attendance - 60454

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Texas 14 0 3 7 24
Texas Tech 7 7 0 0 14

Recap

The Texas Longhorns rode a rugged defensive performance and shut down the potent Texas Tech offense en route to a 24-14 win Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

Texas' defense held the Red Raiders to just  142 total yards and one touchdown in the win that improved the Horns’ record to 3-0. Tech drops to 2-1.

The Red Raider defense performed well, intercepting Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert three times, recording  three sacks and limiting the Longhorns to just 90 yards rushing. Texas finished with 319 total yards, 227 yards coming through the air.

The Horns piled up 80 of those yards on an epic 23-play, 80-yard drive capped by a Barrett Matthews touchdown reception that made the score 24-14 with 9:26 left to play in the game.  Gilbert finished 21-37, 227 yards with with two touchdowns and three interceptions. Texas Tech QB  Taylor Potts finished 21-35, 158 yards, with a touchdown and two interceptions.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:16
Texas   TD  Texas Tech 0 - Texas 7
1st Quarter - 8:41
Texas   TD  Texas Tech 0 - Texas 14
1st Quarter - 1:39
Texas Tech   TD  Texas Tech 7 - Texas 14
2nd Quarter - 11:52
Texas Tech   TD  Texas Tech 14 - Texas 14
3rd Quarter - 8:39
Texas   FG  Texas Tech 14 - Texas 17
4th Quarter - 9:26
Texas   TD  Texas Tech 14 - Texas 24
TEAMS

Team Records

  Texas Texas Tech
W/L 3 - 0 - 0 2 - 1 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Texas Texas Tech
Score 24 14
First Downs 18 11
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-20
30%
3-for-13
23%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 320 165
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 43-93 16-7
Average/Rush 2.2 0.4
Passing
Comp-Att 21-36 21-36
Passing Yards 227 158
Average/Pass Play 5.8 4.0
Penalties-Yards 11-95 8-98
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 3 2
Time of Possession 37:44 22:16

PLAYER STATS

Texas (3 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Gilbert 21/36 227 2 3
Texas Tech (2 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Potts 21/35 158 1 2
S. Sheffield 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
F. Whittaker 15 55 3.7 1
C. Johnson 17 35 2.1 0
D. Monroe 1 14 14.0 0
T. Newton 1 13 13.0 0
R. Roberson 1 2 2.0 0
M. Williams 1 -3 -3.0 0
J. Kirkendoll 2 -10 -5.0 0
G. Gilbert 5 -13 -2.6 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Batch 7 37 5.3 0
E. Stephens 4 7 1.8 0
S. Sheffield 2 -8 -4.0 0
T. Potts 3 -29 -9.7 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Kirkendoll 6 122 20.3 0
M. Davis 6 45 7.5 1
M. Goodwin 4 25 6.2 0
M. Williams 2 25 12.5 0
G. Smith 1 5 5.0 0
F. Whittaker 1 4 4.0 0
B. Matthews 1 1 1.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Lewis 6 42 7.0 0
J. Franks 3 39 13.0 0
L. Leong 4 34 8.5 1
A. Torres 3 17 5.7 0
E. Stephens 2 12 6.0 0
C. Douglas 2 8 4.0 0
A. Zouzalik 1 6 6.0 0
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