Almost every football player that plays collegiate football, dreams of continuing their career after their college days are done. For two former Wayland Baptist Pioneers – they are getting that chance.
The Red Raiders locked the gates and defended the Jones, as they took down Houston 63-49 to close out non-conference play. Where during the game, the Red Raiders finished strong and that was a positive for coach Kingsbury.
The Red Raiders close out non-conference play hosting undefeated Houston 3:15 p.m. Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium. The Cougars have scored 45 points in each of their first two games with their fast tempo offense.
Saturday will be the Celebrate Cotton Game at Jones AT&T Stadium. Traditionally, Texas Tech wears white uniforms for this game, but Texas Tech Athletics has just announced that Houston won't allow white uniforms this time.
After a season opening loss for the first time since 2002, the Red Raiders wanted to showcase their dominance as they hosted Lamar in the home opener and Texas Tech did just that rolling to a 77-0 win over the Cardinals.
Backup quarterback Nick Quintero led a pair of second-half touchdowns and Wayland Baptist's defense helped create five takeaways as the Pioneers prevailed in their season-opener over Austin College on Saturday afternoon at Greg Sherwood Memorial Bulldog Stadium, 24-14.