No. 11 TCU (8-2, 5-2) at Texas Tech (5-5, 2-5)
Kickoff: 11 a.m. Saturday, Jones AT&T Stadium
Radio: WBAP/820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM
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Series: Texas Tech leads 31-25-3. The teams have split the last six meetings. Texas Tech has won three of the five Big 12 meetings. TCU is 6-18-3 in Lubbock. A 55-52 victory in 2015 ended a four-game losing streak in Lubbock for TCU.
Weather: Sunny. High of 60, low of 36. North-northwest wind 10-15 mph. No rain. Humidity 20 percent.
Who’s favored: TCU by 7.5.
What’s this about: TCU can stay in the race for a spot in the Big 12 championship game. Texas Tech is trying to gain bowl eligibility.
Last week: No. 5 Oklahoma 38, No. 6 TCU 20. Texas Tech 36, Baylor 24
Last year: Texas Tech 27, TCU 24 (2 OT)
Last time in Lubbock: No. 3 TCU 55, Texas Tech 52
TCU: QB Kenny Hill, 189-287-5 for 2,279 yards, 16 TD. RB Kyle Hicks, 93 carries, 473 yards, 3 TD. WR Desmon White, 27 catches, 280 yards, 3 TD; WR KaVontae Turpin, 31-323-1; WR John Diarse, 27-460-2; WR Jalen Reagor, 20-314-4. LB Travin Howard, 83 tackles, 1 sack, 1 INT; S Nick Orr, 51 tackles, 2 INT.
Texas Tech: QB Nic Shimonek, 275-393-7 for 3,314 yards, 28 TD. RB Tre King, 116 carries, 571 yards, 4 TD; RB Justin Stockton, 86-525-4. WR Keke Coutee, 71 catches, 1,064 yards, 9 TD; WR Dylan Cantrell, 58-723-6. LB Dakota Allen, 73 tackles, 1 sack, 2 INT. S Jah’Shawn Johnson, 72 tackles; LB Jordyn Brooks, 71 tackles, 1 INT.
From around here
Fr. QB Jet Duffey played at Mansfield Lake Ridge. He has played in one game, rushing four times for six yards and completed two passes for 16 yards.
Fr. DB John Davis played at Euless Trinity.
Sr. DB Trevor Walker played at Mansfield Timberview. He has played in one game.
Jr. PK Matthew Cluck played at Arlington Martin. He has made one of two field goals and two of three PATs against Kansas.
Fr. DS Connor Killian played at Keller.
Fr. LB Matthew Anunda played at Arlington. He has played in eight games.
Sr. OL Tony Morales played at Arlington Sam Houston.
Soph. OL Madison Akamnonu played at Arlington Bowie.
Fr. DL Zackery Semrak played at Southlake Carroll.
Fr. DL Houston Miller played at Keller. He has played in four games.
2 Times TCU has trailed at halftime this season, at Iowa State 14-0 and Oklahoma 38-14.
67 Yards receiving for junior receiver Jaelan Austin against Oklahoma, matching his career high set in the Alamo Bowl two years ago.
318 Tackles for linebacker Travin Howard, the most for a player under Gary Patterson at TCU. Howard broke the record of 315 held by Jason Phillips, who played from 2005 to 2008.
Did you know?
The TCU record for points in the series is 82. The Texas Tech record for points in the series is 70. Sonny Cumbie was the co-offensive coordinator for the TCU record and the quarterback for the Texas Tech record.