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Five interesting facts ahead of Texas vs. Texas Tech in Week 4

No. 22 Texas is preparing to face Texas Tech in Lubbock for their first road game of the season in Week 4.

The Red Raiders will certainly provide a rowdy environment for the Longhorns, as this could potentially be the last meeting between the two programs before Texas joins the SEC.

Each team enters the matchup with a 2-1 record. Texas fell to No. 1 Alabama by one point in Week 2, while Texas Tech suffered a loss to No. 16 NC State last week.

Texas Tech has not beaten Texas at home since 2008, the infamous Michael Crabtree game where the No. 1 ranked Longhorns lost 39-33. Here’s a look at five interesting facts ahead of the upcoming matchup between the two programs.

72nd all-time meeting between the two programs

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Texas owns the series 54-17

In Lubbock, the Longhorns have gone 22-10

Texas Tech has not beaten Texas at home since 2008

Texas will be the third-straight ranked opponent for Tech

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The Red Raiders defeated No. 25 Houston in overtime in Week 1 and lost to No. 16 NC State in Week 2.

Texas enters the matchup as the No. 22 team in the country according to the AP Poll.

Bijan Robinson leads the Big 12 in all purpose yards, scoring, total touchdowns

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Bijan Robinson is averaging 147.67 all purpose yards per game, averaging 12 points per game, and has six total touchdowns.

ESPN’s FPI heavily favors Texas in this matchup

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Last year these two teams combined for more than 100 points

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Publish date : 2022-09-22 15:34:57

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