October 11, 2012

Weekly Review: West Virginia

Texas Tech takes on No. 5 West Virginia at 2:30 p.m. Saturday inside Jones AT&T Stadium, and the game will be televised on ABC.

In case you haven't been glued to RedRaiderSports.com this week, here is what happened in the week leading up to the game.

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*Seth Doege will start at quarterback after a three-interception performance a week ago. The coaching staff remains optimistic the senior quarterback is capable of leading the Tech offense to its full potential.

*After allowing 380 yards to Oklahoma last week, the Red Raider offense dropped from ranking No. 1 in the FBS to No. 2. Tech still averages a very impressive 210 yards against per game which ranks just about 20 yards more than No. 1 Alabama's defense. However, Tech's defense did not get a single turnover in the Oklahoma game and turnovers could be a big key against West Virginia.

*Tech's defense dropped from No. 8 to No. 15 which is fourth best in the conference. Oklahoma State, Baylor and West Virginia lead the nation in that order.

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