New look offense shows promise in Red Black spring game

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville promised an amped-up running game when he took over. Tuberville, who replaced Mike Leach in January, made good on that promis at Saturday's spring game.

The Red Raiders offense, the pace of which Tuberville has sped up, ran the ball 62 times for 137 yards, copared to 76 passes for 547 yards. On one scoring drive, the Red Raiders ran the ball nine times and passed it eight times.

The team's aerial attack looked solid in the 24-24 game even though potential starting quarter backs Steven Sheffield and Taylor Potts did not play. Both were injured during spring practice.

Sophomore quarterback Seth Doege was 24 for 34 for 204 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt freshman Jacob Karam threw for three touchdowns and 326 yards.

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