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Television: FSN ( Complete TV Listings)
Internet Video: None
Live Stats: BaylorBears.com
Texas Tech leads 34-32-1
Waco: BU leads 18-11
Lubbock: Texas Tech leads 23-14-1
Neutral: Never Met
First Meeting: BU 34-0 [Nov. 2, 1929]
Last Meeting: Texas Tech 35-28 [Nov. 29, 2008]
Record: 4-7, 1-6 Big 12
Ranking: NR/NR/NR (AP/USA/BCS)
Head Coach: Art Briles
Career Record: 42-43 (7th season)
Baylor Record: 8-15 (2nd season)
vs. Texas Tech: 0-1
Rushing: Jay Finley [61-315-1]
Passing: Nick Florence [165-266-9-1786-6]
Receiving: Kendall Wright [60-690-4]
Tackles: Joe Pawelek [43-55-97]
TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS
Record: 7-4, 4-3 Big 12
Ranking: RV/RV/RV (AP/USA/BCS)
Head Coach: Mike Leach
Career Record: 83-43 (10th season)
Texas Tech Record: 83-43 (10th season)
vs. Baylor: 9-0
Rushing: Baron Batch [128-715-12]
Passing: Taylor Potts [249-378-11-2799-18]
Receiving: Alex Torres [58-728-6]
Tackles: Brian Duncan [58-17-75]
Baylor concludes its regular season by playing host to Texas Tech Saturday, Nov. 28 in the Texas Farm Bureau Shootout at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:10 p.m. CST and the game will be televised live nationally on FSN.
The Bears (4-7, 1-6 Big 12) attempt to end their season on a winning note after back-to-back losses to Texas and Texas A&M. Baylor lost 38-3 to the Aggies last Saturday in College Station. The Bears are 2-3 outside of Waco this season, having notched victories at Wake Forest and at Missouri.
The Red Raiders (7-4, 4-3 Big 12) are coming off a 41-13 victory over Oklahoma in Lubbock Saturday. Texas Tech is 1-3 away from home this season.
The game will be broadcast live on the Baylor-ISP Sports Network; Waco's 1660 ESPN Radio is the network's flagship station. Saturday's game also will be carried on Sirius Radio 161. Live streaming audio and GameTracker stats are also available online at www.BaylorBears.com.
BAYLOR IN D-FW
Saturday will mark the 51st game played by Baylor in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, but the first game played in Arlington. The Bears have played 11 games in Dallas (against seven different teams, 4-6-1 record), 37 games in Fort Worth (against TCU, 17-20 record) and two games in Denton (against North Texas, 1-1 record). Baylor's record is a combined 22-27-1 in the Metroplex.
FINAL GAME FOR 21 SENIORS
Saturday will mark the final collegiate game for 21 Baylor seniors, including All-America Joe Pawelek and All-Big 12 honorees Jordan Lake, Jason Lamb and J.D. Walton. They join Justin Akers, James Barnard, Carter Brunelle, Trey Bryant, Casey Cooper, Dominique Criss, David Gettis, Chris Griesenbeck, Antonio Jones, Andrew Judy, Jeremy Sanders, T.J. Scranton, Sam Sledge, Ernest Smith, Dary Stone, Blake Szymanski and Jeremy Williams.
Saturday will mark the 92nd game played by Baylor in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, but the first game played in Arlington. The Bears have played 52 games in Dallas (against nine different teams, 23-24-5 record), 37 games in Fort Worth (against TCU, 17-20 record) and two games in Denton (against North Texas, 1-1 record). Baylor's record is a combined 41-45-5 in the Metroplex.
YOUNG CUBS GAINING EXPERIENCE
Ten true freshmen have seen time for Baylor this season and three have earned starts: CB Chance Casey, QB Nick Florence, WR Josh Gordon, S Mike Hicks, WR Willie Jefferson, LB Logan Lanier, TE Jerod Monk, S Anthony Moore, IR Michael Valdez and OG Ivory Wade. Casey, Florence and Wade all have garnered multiple starts.
An additional 15 redshirt freshmen have played this season, making a total of 25 freshmen (17 scholarship) that have played for Baylor in 2009.