Texas defeats Texas Tech behind three touchdown pases by Ash

A week after being removed Texas quarterback David Ash threw for three touchdowns as the Longhorns defeated No. 20 Texas Tech. The Longhorns withstood the offense of the Red Raiders to claim a 31-22 win. Texas Tech was a 7.5 point favorite entering the game.

The win was the third consecutive win for Texas as they moved to 7-2 overall. (4-2 in Big-12) The loss dropped Texas Tech to 6-3 on the season.

Longhorns receiver Mike Davis had a career-high 165 yards on four catches, one a 75-yarder from Ash in the second quarter. Freshman Johnathan Gray got his second straight 100-yard rushing game for Texas, with 106 yards on 20 carries.

The defense of Texas held up against the offense of Texas Tech. Four times they forced the Red Raiders to field goals.

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