Posted December 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Texas Tech has had a difficult month since coach Tommy Tuberville left abruptly for the job at Cincinnati. The struggles continued on Friday night, and the Red Raiders trailed Minnesota by a touchdown with just more than a minute left in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. That was when seniors D.J. Johnson and Seth Doege came through with big plays to help Texas Tech to a 34-31 win. After Doege connected with Eric Ward on a 35-yard scoring play to pull the Red Raiders even at 31 with just more than a minute remaining, Johnson returned an interception 39 yards and Ryan Bustin made a 28-yard field goal as time expired to give the Red Raiders the win. ''We've overcome a lot of adversity,'' Johnson said. ''To end my last play like that is a blessing.'' Michael Carter intercepted two of Doege's passes in the fourth quarter before the tying score, but Minnesota couldn't convert either of the turnovers into points. ''Things weren't alwa...
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