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OC Kent Austin

How did the Rebels beat the number 7 Texas Tech Red Raiders? Let us count the ways. There were many reasons, but most of them led back to coaching and the gameplans conceived by OC Kent Austin, DC Tyrone Nix and their respective staffs.

It wasn't an accident that Kent Austin's offense ran up 515 yards of total offense against Texas Tech in the Rebs' 47-34 win over Texas Tech. It wasn't a fluke that Tyrone Nix's defense contained, arguably, the nation's best offense, forced some turnovers and kept the game from being a track meet. And while a great deal of the credit has to go to the players and their heroic efforts in the win... Recommended Stories