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Game Preview: TV Info, Statistical Leaders and Series History between OSU and Texas Tech

Get ready for OSU’s trip to Lubbock.

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The Cowboys head to West Texas for a chance to clinch a spot in the Big 12 Championship game.

Oklahoma State travels to Texas Tech on Saturday in what could be viewed as a trap game with the Big 12 title aspirations attached to the game, as well as the fact that Bedlam is next week. Here are stats and info for the upcoming contest.

Viewing Info

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas
Watch: FOX (Tim Brando and Spencer Tillman)

Team Stats
Oklahoma State Texas Tech
Record 9-1 6-4
Points Per Game 32.2 33.6
Points Allowed Per Game 16.3 33.5
Total Offense 412.4 440.6
Rushing Offense 196.5 165.9
Passing Offense 215.9 274.7
Total Defense 276.6 406
Rushing Defense 88.4 135.6
Passing Defense 188.2 270.4
Team Leaders

Passing:
OSU — Spencer Sanders — 140-for-227 (62%)/1,758 yards/14 touchdowns/6 interceptions
Texas Tech — Henry Colombi — 96-for-149 (64%)/1,291 yards/5 touchdowns/5 interceptions

Rushing:
OSU — Jaylen Warren — 208 carries/1,041 yards/10 touchdowns
Texas Tech — Tahj Brooks — 54 carries/420 yards/5 touchdowns

Receiving:
OSU — Tay Martin — 47 catches/635 yards/6 touchdowns
Texas Tech — Erik Ezukanma — 44 catches/685 yards/4 touchdowns

Tackling:
OSU — Malcolm Rodriguez — 92 total tackles/52 solo tackles/9.5 tackles for loss
Texas Tech — Colin Schooler — 74 total tackles/48 solo tackles/5 tackles for loss

Sacks:
OSU — Collin Oliver — 6.5 sacks
Texas Tech — Tyree Wilson — 5 sacks

Series History

These programs have played each other 48 times with the Red Raiders boasting a narrow 23-22-3 series lead. With that said, it’s been mostly OSU as of late, as the Cowboys have won 10 of the past 12 meetings.

Tech shut out OSU in the teams’ first two meetings (1935 and 1936), winning a combined 26-0. OSU got closer in 1940, tying with Tech at 6 in a game in Oklahoma City.

OSU’s first win in the series came in 1942 in Lubbock, winning 9-6. That started a four game winning streak for OSU in the series.

This series has also gone international, as the teams met in Tokyo, Japan in 1988, shortly after Barry Sanders won the Heisman Trophy. OSU won that game 45-42.

Here are how the past 10 meetings have shaken out:

Season Winner Score Location
2020 Oklahoma State 50-44 Stillwater
2019 Texas Tech 45-35 Lubbock
2018 Texas Tech 41-17 Stillwater
2017 Oklahoma State 41-34 Lubbock
2016 Oklahoma State 45-44 Stillwater
2015 Oklahoma State 70-53 Lubbock
2014 Oklahoma State 45-35 Stillwater
2013 Oklahoma State 52-34 Lubbock
2012 Oklahoma State 59-21 Stillwater
2011 Oklahoma State 66-6 Lubbock
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