College football preview: Texas Tech at Houston


Published 4:25 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017

When/where: 11 a.m. Saturday; TDECU Stadium.

TV/radio: ABC; 950 AM.

Records: Texas Tech 2-0; Houston 2-0.

Texas Tech update: The Red Raiders are averaging 54 points after wins against Eastern Washington and Arizona State. … QB Nic Shimonek has thrown for 927 yards and nine touchdowns and no interceptions. … WR Keke Coutee had 12 catches for 186 yards in 52-45 win over Arizona State and leads nation with 142.5 yards per game. Tech trails in the series but has won six of the last seven meetings.


Houston update: The Cougars have a 16-game home winning streak, the longest in the nation. … QB Kyle Allen leads the nation in completion percentage (86.2). His top target, WR Linell Bonner, is second nationally with average 9.5 catches per game. … WR D’Eriq King (knee) is expected to play after missing two games. … On defense, the Cougars are seventh in FBS, allowing 9.5 points per game.

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