Steven Sheffield threw for 490 yards and seven touchdown passes in his first career start to help Texas Tech beat Kansas State 66-14 on Saturday night.
The Red Raiders backup quarterback was 33-for-41 and finished with TDs passes of 52, 6, 4, 72, 28, 12 and 25 yards to five receivers.
It was the second time this season that a Texas Tech (4-2, 1-1) quarterback notched seven passing touchdowns. Taylor Potts, out with a concussion this week, threw seven in a 55-10 win over Rice.
Texas Tech put the game out of reach by halftime. The Wildcats (3-3, 1-1) got into Texas Tech territory only once in the first half and punted five times.