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By Scott Wright Published: November 12, 2007
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Location: Lubbock, Texas

Enrollment: 28,588

Nickname: Red Raiders

Conference: Big 12 South


Record: 7-4, 3-4 Big 12

Last game: Quarterback Graham Harrell threw for 465 yards and five touchdowns, but the Red Raiders lost 59-43 to Texas.

Best player: Freshman receiver Michael Crabtree is on his way to one of the most productive freshman seasons in college football history.

He leads the NCAA with 20 touchdowns and 1,707 yards on 113 receptions.

Why they could win: Baylor, running a less potent version of Texas Tech's offense, posted 450 yards against the Sooners on Saturday night, which might have opened the door for Tech success.

The Red Raiders' offense is significantly better than Baylor in nearly every major category.

Why they could lose: Regardless of Baylor's high yardage total Saturday, OU regularly handles the Tech offense, allowing just 18 points per game in seven meetings since Mike Leach took over in Lubbock.

Noteworthy: Ninety-four Red Raiders hail from Texas, but Oklahoma produced the second-most current Tech players with five.

They are: LaRon Moore (Midwest City), Jake Ratliff (Lawton Eisenhower), Pete Richardson (Muskogee), Tramain Swindall (Millwood) and Colby Whitlock (Noble).


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