Post-Game Notes: TCU vs. Texas Tech


Oct. 29, 2016

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Post-Game Notes
Texas Tech 27, TCU 24 (2OT)
Amon G. Carter Stadium

Team Notes
* TCU held Texas Tech to 17 points and 315 yards of total offense in regulation. The Red Raiders entered the game as the nation’s leader in total offense (640.3 yards per game) while ranking second in the country in scoring (50.3 points per game).

* A first-quarter sack by Aaron Curry extended TCU’s school-record streak to 38 games with at least one sack. It is the second-longest active streak in the nation, behind only Ohio State with 43.

* TCU’s first touchdown was on a 17-play, 99-yard scoring drive. The 17 plays, 99 yards and 6:49 off the clock marked season-longs on a drive for the Horned Frogs this season. It was TCU’s first 99-yard scoring drive since 2014 against SMU.

* TCU scored for the 301st consecutive game. It's the nation's second-longest current streak and fourth all-time in NCAA history. The Horned Frogs haven't been blanked since Nov. 16, 1991 at Texas (32-0).

* The Horned Frogs are now 76-17 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in 16 seasons under head coach Gary Patterson.

* TCU dropped to 33-12 in regular-season games following a loss under Patterson.

* The Horned Frogs fell to 12-3 in games in which they were tied at the half under Patterson.

* TCU's team captains were Josh Carraway, Kyle Hicks, Denzel Johnson and Austin Schlottmann. It was Johnson’s first game as a captain.

* TCU wore a purple jersey with white pants and a white helmet.

Individual Notes
* KaVontae Turpin saw his first action since Sept. 17 against Iowa State and tied for the team lead with four receptions for 39 yards.

* Desmon White’s 25-yard touchdown catch in the first overtime was his first scoring grab of the season and second of his career.

* Trevorris Johnson’s 1-yard fourth-quarter scoring run was his third rushing touchdown of the season and seventh of his career, tied for second among active Horned Frogs. Johnson finished with a career-high 11 carries for 33 yards.

* Sewo Olonilua had a career-best and team-high 48 yards rushing on seven carries.

* Derrick Green’s first-quarter 2-yard scoring run was his second touchdown as a Horned Frog. He had seven rushing scores during his three seasons at Michigan.

* Nick Orr’s first-quarter interception was his team-high fourth of the season and sixth of his career, most among active Horned Frogs.

* Mat Boesen had two sacks to give him a team-best six on the season. Boesen also recorded a career-high 10 tackles, the most by a TCU defensive lineman this season.

* Aaron Curry tied a career-high with eight tackles, including a sack to give him 5 1/2 on the season.

* Travin Howard totaled a team-best and career-high tying 19 tackles for his fifth straight game with double-digit stops. He also had his first sack of the season and second of his career. The 19 stops were the most by a Horned Frog this season and equaled his total in last year’s win over Baylor.

* Ridwan Issahaku made his first start of the year and had a season-best seven tackles.

* Left guard Trey Elliott, seeing his first action of the season, made his first career start. He missed the opening seven games due to injury.

* Punter Adam Nunez had an 18-yard run for a first down on his first collegiate rushing attempt.

 

 

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