September 15, 2012

Observations from non-conference

Texas Tech wrapped up the non-conference portion of its schedule Saturday with a convincing 49-14 win against New Mexico. As expected, the Red Raiders are 3-0 and will open up non-conference play Sept. 22 at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa.

A lot will be revealed against Iowa State. Offensively, the Cyclones have the potential to completely expose what is currently ranked the No. 2 defense in the country but on the contrary Tech can really begin to prove its defense has improved.

The Iowa State game is a huge on and Chris Level would tell you it's the biggest game in head coach Tommy Tuberville's Tech career. I tend to agree with that, seeing this as the head coach's best team considering most starters are players he recruited for the schemes he wants.

Here's what we know heading into that game:

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