Call it a tale of two halves. Absolute ineptitude in the first half and absolute dominance in the second.
Coming into the Tech game two factors would have seemed to dictate the game plan. Cody Thomas was a freshman QB starting his first game on the road in crazy Lubbock, Texas against the Red Raiders. And Texas Tech had the worst run defense in the country.
No brainer right? Take the pressure off your rookie QB and run it straight down their throat with your stellar running backs and a veteran offensive line that out weighs almost all NFL units.
Nope. Not Josh Heupal. Let’s sling the ball all over the yard to the tune of 3 interceptions and a 7 point halftime deficit.