30 Greatest Games in Texas Tech History

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No. 20 – vs. Oklahoma 2007

In the final home game of the 2007 season, an unranked Texas Tech team laid a trap for the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners in the 20th greatest game in Texas Tech history.

The Sooners came into the game with a realistic shot at playing for the national championship. Behind star quarterback,  future Heisman Trophy winner and No. 1 NFL draft pick Sam Bradford, Oklahoma was heavy favorites to beat the young Red Raiders.

But early in the game it was obvious that Texas Tech was going to give the Sooners all they could handle. On the Sooners’ second possession of the game, Bradford was knocked out of the game with a concussion and the momentum swung in Texas Tech’s favor.

Texas Tech went on to score the next 24 points in the game to take a 27-7 lead. Ultimately, Oklahoma clawed its way back into the game but Texas Tech held on for the 34-27 upset.

Red Raider quarterback Graham Harrell attempted an astounding 72 passes on the evening, completing 42 for 420 yards and two touchdowns. The other offensive star for Texas Tech was receiver Michael Crabtree who had perhaps his best game of the season on national television with 12 catches for 154 yards and a touchdown.

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