With two top running backs out of the game, Dezmon Jackson of Oklahoma State Football team was enough to handle the Cowboys. On Saturday, Jackson rushed for 235 yards, his career-high, three touchdowns, and beat Texas 50-44.
Jackson did 36 carries which he did not achieve in any football game. He was thankful that he ran so hard to get in shape for his first start and for practicing so hard. He did not feel tired on Saturday. Jackson’s roommates were amazed by his focus. Jackson said that he couldn’t sleep the night before the game.
Texas Tech And Oklahoma State Football Match Details
Hubbard had an injury to his right ankle. Brown has been struggling through injuries also. But the Cowboys rushed for 317 yards, their season-high, bouncing back from the loss to the Oklahoma State football team.
Spencer Sanders ran 78 and passed for a total of 222 yards for his Oklahoma State Football team. Tylan Wallace scored and caught 7 passes. 639 yards were gained by Red Raiders but Oklahoma returned the favor with the interception return and the onside return with a score.
Texas Tech led by 24-21 in the 3rd quarter. The Raiders did the onside kick, however, the ball fell to Jason Taylor who did a touchdown and the Cowboys went ahead. Matt Wells wanted his boys to go out there at halftime and score but the team failed to execute it properly.
In total,5 touchdowns happened in the 3rd quarter in a stretch of 5:53. Mike Gundy commented that it was like a title fight where if you receive a blow, you must give one blowback. His boys devised a way for coming out as the winner.
Oklahoma State was quick to take advantage of the mistakes made by Texas Tech. The Cowboys gave a good fight, Oklahoma State used their defense most of this season but in this match, the offense won it for them.