Top 5 Games of 2013: Texas Tech vs. SMU

Published 07/02 2014 05:59PM

Updated 07/02 2014 08:58PM

During Kliff Kingsbury’s Career as a player there was never much of a quarterback controversy, but his first game as a head coach that was the biggest question coming in…

True-freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield got the start for the Red Raiders, and on their first drive of the season the Red Raiders got points to take the early lead…

After allowing a Chase Hoover Field Goal the Texas Tech defense stepped up shutting down June Jones’ Run and Shoot and led 6-3… until Coach Kingsbury’s offense struck pay dirt for the first time…

On their first drive of the 2nd half it was more of the same from the Red Raider offense as Baker Mayfield settled in with Jace Amaro, back-in after a 1st half suspension… and Stretched the Texas Tech lead to 11 points.

With the Ponies threatening getting back within four at 20-16 Mayfield showed off his dual threat ability.

Texas Tech was not done there as Jakeem Grant and Reginald Davis caught two more touchdown passes to give Texas Tech all the points they would need As Baker Mayfield accounted for five touchdowns and set a freshman records accounting for 429 total yards in his debut, as Coach Kingsbury’s debut as head coach begins with a bang.

Game number 3 on your top 5 games of 2013 Coach Kingsbury Debuts with a 41-23 win over SMU.

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