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Offensive grades: The team got off to a slow start, but eventually got it together

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The Red Raiders defeated Kansas 48-16 on Saturday.

NCAA Football: Kansas at Texas Tech Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Quarterbacks: A

The Showman is back and playing like he was never hurt. Alan Bowman completed 36 of 46 passes for 408 yards and a touchdown. He did throw an interception, but his game play was spot on even after a weird injury. Jett Duffey also came into the game late in the fourth quarter. In his short outing, he was 3 of 3 for 33 yards and helped lead a touchdown drive. Overall, I was impressed with the quarterback play.

Running backs: B+

The backs did a lot better against Kansas than last week in Fort Worth. They totaled 142 rushing yards on the day and accounted for three rushing touchdowns by three different guys (Ta’Zhawn Henry, Demarcus Felton and Tre King). Henry led the backs with 62 yards on 15 carries, followed by Felton (who came in late in the game) with 36 yards on two carries.

Wide receivers: A-

10 different Red Raiders had a catch against Kansas and tallied 441 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Antoine Wesley led the group with 155 yards on nine receptions and a touchdown. T.J. Vasher came back from an injury last week and put up 79 yards on five receptions and a touchdown. Seth Collins even received his first touchdown of the season. The reason for the A- grade was because of the stripped ball, but these guys had a day against the Jayhawks.

Offensive line: A-

The o-line showed a lot of improvement from last week, especially because a few starters came back in Travis Bruffy and Paul Stawarz. The guys gave up a couple of sacks and had three penalties, but overall, they did a good job.