LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – All Texas Tech followers and college students know concerning the long-running rivalry in opposition to the College of Texas, from the horns down hand signal to the Chris Beard showdown that introduced in followers from far and extensive.
However, Saturday’s sport could be the final time followers watch the Longhorns on the Jones.
Noah Liles, a freshman at Texas Tech, says, “The historic sport that’ll happen tomorrow between Tech and Texas I feel is only a particular alternative to say goodbye to among the best rivalries right here at Tech.”
Though Texas Tech lets college students in without cost, with sold-out video games like this one, college students could also be turned away. Trey Nicholson a Texas Tech senior, says he’s planning on displaying as much as the Jones early.
“I’m going to get there about like three hours early, attempt to get a superb seat, most likely on the 50-yard line,” Nicholson stated.
Texas Tech college students aren’t the one ones feeling nostalgic about Saturday’s large sport, Texas Tech alumni Lisa Bondt instructed us the rivalry is part of Texas Tech tradition.
“I really feel unhappy about that as a result of it has at all times been a build-up – pleasure and part of the Lubbock tradition and reference to our staff,” Bondt stated.
Though there’s a probability that Texas Tech might face Texas in non-conference play sooner or later, Texas Tech followers plan to point out up early, be loud, and deal with this sport prefer it’s the final.
Xavier Solis, a long-time Texas Tech fan, says, “I hope they beat them this time trigger that would be the final time in possibly a protracted whereas. I actually hope they do beat them fairly dangerous.”
Gates at Jones AT&T Stadium will open at 1 p.m. Kickoff is about for two:30 p.m.
Texas Tech Athletics is encouraging followers and college students to “Crimson out the Jones.”
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