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Texas Preview – Week 14 | 23 Personnel Podcast – 128

Spencer flies solo

Intro

    • Find us on Twitter (@23Personnel, @puntssuck, @Michael_LBK)
    • No. 15 Soccer lost to Michigan 3-2 on Friday
      • Finishes season 15-4-3
      • #22 Kirsten Davis named semifinalist to Mac Hermann Trophy; 3rd time Tech will have a semifinalist 

Football

  • Wrapping up the Kansas State game
  • Wells mentioned Tech has gone 0-5 in games they had a 4th quarter lead or lost on the last play of the game
    • Also said he’s been impressed with the team’s response during the week after some of these close/emotional games – says the team is turning the corner
  • Jordyn Brooks named one of 6 finalists for the Butkus Award (nations best linebacker)
    • First Red Raider to be named since Zach Thomas in 1995
    • Lone finalist in the Big 12; joined by Zack Baun (Wisconsin), Micah Parsons (Penn State), Isaiah Simmons (Clemson), Evan Weaver (Cal) and Logan Wilson (Wyoming); winner announced on/before 12/10
  • New commit, 18th of 2020 class
    • 4* WR Loic Fouonji (6-4, 192); Midland Lee
    • 1425 yards, 22 TDs
    • Played vs Frenship this year, 11 receptions, 228 yards, 3 TDs
    • Still have scholarships open; looking at all 3 levels – HS, JUCO, grad transfer
  • Player Updates
    • Tazhawn Henry, Dalton Rigdon, day to day
    • TJ Vasher played vs KSU
  • Big 12 Week 13 Recap
  • Familiar names on the Texas staff – DC Todd Orlando was DC under Matt Wells first 2 years at Utah State
  • (4-7, 2-6) TTU vs (6-5, 4-4) Texas Preview (11am on Fox)
    • Game 11 – Loss at Baylor 24-10
      • Longhorns scored lone TD as time expired in game (took possession with :43 left in game)
      • Texas QB Sam Ehlinger 22/37, 200yd, 5.4 ypa, 0 TD 1 INT
      • Keaontay Ingram 7 carries, 86 yards, 12.3 ypc (68 yard long); Ehlinger 19 carries, 79 yards, 4.2 ypc (17 long)
    • Offense
      • Avg 290 pass yards/gm on 39 attempts; 165 yards on 35 carries (4.6 ypc), >1 turnover/gm; balance
      • Ehlinger, 65% compl, 290 pass yds/gm, 27:9 (3:1) TD:Int; 13 carries, 46 yards (507 total rush yards, 5 TD)
      • Ingram, 12 carries, 66 yards/gm (728 total yards on the season, 6 TDs)
      • Devin Duvernay, 97 receptions, 1095 yards, 7 TDs (9 rec/gm, 100 yds/gm)
      • Collin Johnson, 35 receptions, 497 yards, 2 TDs
      • Brennan Eagles, 27 receptions, 498 yards, 6 TDs
      • Injuries
        • RB Ingram, WRs Johnson, Eagles, Duvernay, all questionable
    • Defense
      • ~ 450 total yards given up/gm; 300 pass yards, 150 rush yards (4.3 ypc)
      • A little better defensively on the road than home (4-1 @ home this season)
    • Texas Team Stats

Basketball 

  • #12 in AP Poll (#9 in BPI); 5-0
  • Jahmi’us Ramsey named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 
    • Second Red Raider named this season; TJ Holyfield
  • Game 4 vs Tennessee State 
  • Game 5 vs Long Island 
  • Team stats through first 5 games
    • #1 scoring offense in Big 12 – 87; #2 in FG% 50.3; #1 in 3FG 42.4% (#10 nationally); #2 rebounding offense 41.8 gm
    • Leads nation in assists per game @ 22
    • Jahmi’us Ramsey Big 12’s leading scorer 19.4 pts/gm; TJ Holyfiled Big 12’s most efficient scorer 77.8%
    • #4 scoring defense in Big 12 – 60.2; #5 in FG% def 37.4% (#1 in scoring margin +26.8); #1 rebounding defense 29.6 gm
  • Heading off to Las Vegas Invitational
    • Vs Iowa 4-1 #30 BPI (Thanksgiving night) 7 p.m., FS1
    • Vs either Creighton (#44) or San Diego St (#43 BPI) Friday night

Baseball

  • 2020 Schedule released
    • 30 home games
    • Second consecutive year Tech will face an opponent from all 5 Power 5 conferences (11 games vs non-Big 12 P5 schools)
    • 21 games vs 2019 NCAA tournament teams
      • 3 regional hosts, 4 vs Super Regional teams
      • 2 from 2019 CWS
    • 3 of 4 last conference series on the road 
    • Home series: HBU, Northern Colorado (UNC also plays HBU in LBK) Southern, UNLV, Rice, WVU, Minnesota, Oregon, K State, OU, UNM, UT
    • Road series: Florida St, UNM, Ok St, Baylor, Kansas, ACU, DBU, TCU
    • Neutral games/series: Round Rock vs Tennessee, Stanford, Houston; Tallahassee vs Florida Atlantic, Miss St, UTSA, Midland vs ACU

 

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