Highlights: Texas Tech football falls to TCU, 52-31 – LubbockOnline.com

  • by

The Texas Tech football team will take on the TCU Horned Frogs in a homecoming game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated West Virginia last weekend 23-20 in Morgantown, W. Va..

Texas Tech fell to TCU, 52-31, after trailing the whole game.

Texas Tech’s regular starting quarterback (Tyler Shough) and its season rushing leader (Tahj Brooks) were two of the six starters the Red Raiders were missing against the Mountaineers. 

Backup Texas quarterback Henry Colombi, running back SaRodorick Thompson and the rest of the Red Raiders persevered, and were rewarded with the win. 

Last Saturday, TCU dropped a 32-27 decision to Texas. 

It was the Horned Frogs’ second consecutive loss to an in-state team. TCU was defeated 42-34 by SMU Sept. 25.

Texas Tech football: Schooler, Garibay earn Big 12 Conference honors

Get highlights from tonight’s Texas Tech-TCU football game below:

The scores keep coming. Kendre Miller scores again, giving TCU the 52-31 win.

SaRodorick Thompson scores again, making this his first three-touchdown game for Texas Tech. Score is 45-31.

A Texas Tech touchdown by Xavier White makes it 45-24.

With 7:18 left in the third quarter, Kendre Miller scores on a 75-yard run, putting TCU up 45-17.

After a TCU field goal puts the Horned Frogs up 38-10, Texas Tech fires back. SaRodorick Thompson scores his second touchdown of the game. 38-17.

TCU running back Zach Evans scores a 1-yard touchdown, putting TCU up 35-10 at halftime.

Texas Tech cuts TCU’s lead to 28-10 thanks to Jonathan Garibay’s 38-yard field goal. 

Blink and you might’ve missed TCU’s pick 6. The 29-yard return makes the score 28-7.

TCU isn’t slowing down in the second quarter. Zach Evans scores a Horned Frogs touchdown with 14:55 left in the half. 21-7.

SaRodorick Thompson scores as Texas Tech cuts the score to 14-7.

A 33-yard run from Kendre Miller puts the Horned Frogs up 14-0.

TCU scores first, on a 4-yard pass to Quincy Brown. 7-0.

Texas Tech returns to Jones AT&T Stadium for its 2021 homecoming game.

Texas Tech football: Special teams do their part in Texas Tech win at West Virginia

Texas Tech football: Jonathan Garibay kicks game-winning field goal as Texas Tech beats WVU on road

Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal contributed to this report.