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Talk about crashing back to earth.  A week after beating Texas in Austin and two weeks removed from putting 70 points up on Baylor, West Virginia received a giant dose of reality in their second road trip in as many weeks in getting steamrolled by Texas Tech, 49-14. That score would have been considered some kind of joke if you had thrown out the prediction Saturday morning.   Even though the odds makers thought it would be close (West Virginia was just a three point favorite coming in), no one saw the onslaught coming that Saturday's game turned into. Maybe the…

College football week 7: Tailgater picks of the week

Week 6 went pretty well for the Tailgater crew, but our collective success was overshadowed by some sad news.  Longtime college football analyst and historian Carroll Cook died on Wednesday at age 81.  You knew him as Beano.Believe it or not, there was a time when ESPN presented enjoyable, reliable sports coverage.  Cook was a big part of that.  The well traveled commentator...

Texas Tech WR makes excellent catch

Texas Tech put on a show Saturday against the #5 ranked West Virginia, and Eric Ward’s TD catch was the highlight of them all. Eric Ward caught a TD pass in the back of the end zone, and somehow had the awareness to get one foot down, when it seemed nearly impossible. You can see from the below video how difficult it was, but he pulled it off.via The Big leadArticle found on: Cosby Sweaters

Texas Tech Stuns West Virginia, 49-14: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

Texas Tech has the upset of the week after dominating No. 5 West Virginia.  Tech rebounded from a loss to Oklahoma by dominating No. 5 West Virginia (49-14) in the most lopsided win over a top 5 team in school history. Tech putting up 49 points wasn’t all that surprising after the West Virginia defense had given up 108 in the previous two games combined.  It was the Tech defense...
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