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Red Raiders Fall to Oklahoma State, 45-35; Webb Injures Shoulder

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The Red Raiders started strong, but were plagued by penalties and turnovers as Texas Tech fell to Oklahoma State, 45-35 in Stillwater.

Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties. Penalties.

That's just 16 penalties. Texas Tech cost itself so many times during this game with penalties after penalties. I don't even know how to solve this and I've been thinking about it for a long time. Oh, and the refs were pretty terrible all the way around tonight, but whatever.

I'm not even sure how to summarize this game other than the pass defense was pretty terrible tonight. Long pass play after long pass play was completed and defensive backs looked like they just couldn't figure out where the ball is and how to make a play. We can say that the rush defense was improved, but Oklahoma State has some line issues I think so I'm not sure how much stock Texas Tech can put int this game.

Perhaps the big story of the game is that Davis Webb injured his shoulder in the 4th quarter of the game. It was reported during the game that it was a separated non-throwing shoulder.

As a result, we saw the debut of Patrick Mahomes, and he had an auspicious start, throwing an interception on his first drive as he was scrambling to avoid a pass rush. Mahomes settled down, throwing a touchdown pass to Jakeem Grant, but as you can probably tell, playing quarterback isn't easy.

I'll have 10 thoughts bright and early tomorrow morning.