Tech Tech fans preparing for 'blackout'

October, 3, 2012
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Texas Tech is calling for a “blackout.”

This week, coach Tommy Tuberville declared Saturday’s game against Oklahoma a "blackout game," where Red Raiders fans are advised to wear black rather than red.

“We’ll wear all black in the game,” Tuberville said referring Red Raiders’ uniforms. “We’re asking all fans to wear as much black as they possibly can. It’s going to be a cool day around 70 degrees, so that shouldn’t be a problem. We want to show the people on national television what we look like in terms of being a Red Raider when we have a blackout game. So we’re looking forward to that.”

All told, the Red Raiders are 3-1 in “blackout” games.

In 2007, Texas Tech beat the Sooners 34-27. The following year, the Red Raiders defeated No. 1 Texas. And in 2010, Texas Tech knocked off No. 12 Missouri.

The Red Raiders’ only blackout loss came last year against No. 24 Texas A&M, 45-40.

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