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2015 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: Postgame Notes

TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS 27
LSU TIGERS 56
Paid Attendance: 71,307

• The 2015 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl attendance of 71,307 is the largest attendance for a bowl game in Houston history
• The 83 combined points scored by Texas Tech and LSU set a Texas Bowl record
• LSU’s 56 points scored set a Texas Bowl team scoring record
• LSU RB Leonard Fournette finished the game with 29 carries for 212 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns in the game. He also had a 44-yard touchdown reception to bring his touchdown total to five
• Fournette set the Texas Bowl individual scoring record with 30 points and the Texas Bowl all-purpose yards record with 256 yards. He was named Game MVP and tied the record for the most touchdowns in a bowl game in NCAA history (five)
• Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II went 28-for-56 for 370 yards and four touchdowns in the game. His passing yardage total set an individual Texas Bowl record
• Red Raiders WR Jakeem Grant compiled 125 receiving yards and three touchdowns on 10 catches, including a 46-yard score
• Texas Tech had two nine-play, 90-yard scoring drives, which are tied for the second-longest scoring drives (90 yards) in Texas Bowl history
• LSU QB Brandon Harris finished 13-of-22 passing for 254 yards and one touchdown. He also ran for 41 yards and a touchdown
• The Tigers led the Red Raiders at halftime, 21-13. LSU had 273 total yards (170 rushing, 103 passing) to Texas Tech’s 188 yards (173 passing, 15 rushing) in the first half
• The 79-yard touchdown run by LSU WR D.J. Chark in the first quarter was the longest rushing play in Texas Bowl history
• Texas Tech opened the second-half scoring with a 31-yard touchdown pass from QB Patrick Mahomes to WR Reginald Davis
• LSU RB Leonard Fournette capped off a 4-play, 75-yard drive with a 43-yard touchdown run with 8:17 left in the third quarter. It gave the Tigers a 28-20 lead
• Tigers S Ricky Jefferson intercepted a pass from Red Raiders QB Patrick Mahomes in the end zone and returned it 22 yards to stop a Texas Tech drive with 5:20 left in the third quarter
• The Tigers expanded their lead to 42-20 on a 26-yard touchdown run by QB Brandon Harris. That scoring drive went for 64 yards on four plays and lasted 1:54 time of possession
• LSU finished the third quarter up 42-20. The 28 points scored by both teams in the third quarter were the most combined points scored in any quarter in Texas Bowl history
• LSU RB Leonard Fournette finished off his night with a 2-yard touchdown run to cap off a 9-play, 65-yard scoring drive. It marked his fifth touchdown of the night (four rushing, one passing)
• LSU took a 56-27 lead on a 2-yard touchdown run by RB Darrel Williams with 4:24 left in the game on the final scoring drive of the night
• The Tigers finished the game with 638 total yards (384 rushing, 254 passing) while the Red Raiders finished with 399 total yards (370 passing, 29 rushing)


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