Ryan Tannehill had a school-record
449 yards passing and four touchdowns in his first career start and
Cyrus Gray ran for two more scores as Texas A&M beat mistake-prone
Texas Tech 45-27 on Saturday.
Aggies coach Mike Sherman wouldn't reveal whether Tannehill, the
former backup, or senior Jerrod Johnson would start leading up to
the game after using both quarterbacks in last week's win over
Kansas. Tannehill played the entire game while Johnson, who holds
the school record for career yards passing, watched from the
The Aggies (5-3, 2-2 Big 12) trailed 7-0 early, but Tannehill
threw three touchdown passes in the first half to give Texas A&M a
24-14 halftime lead. Gray had touchdown runs of 54 and 2 yards in
the third quarter to stretch the lead to 38-14.
Taylor Potts threw for 227 yards and a touchdown for the Red
Raiders (4-4, 2-4).