RED RAIDERS REST PRIOR TO 73RD AT&T COTTON BOWL CLASSIC
The No. 8 Texas Tech Red Raiders (11-1, 7-1 Big 12) did not practice today, opting instead to rest the day before the 73rd AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. Texas Tech, the first one-loss team to play in the Classic since BYU in 1997, faces the Ole Miss Rebels on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009.
The Red Raiders traditionally do not practice the day before the game. The team moved to a different hotel than the Hilton Anatole, where they have spent their week in Dallas. The players watched movies and otherwise rested.
Texas Tech has no reported injuries.
The 73rd AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic will kick off at 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009. The Classic will be televised for the 11th consecutive year on FOX Sports. Summerall and Brian Baldinger will handle the broadcasting duties, with Jeanne Zelasko and Krista Voda reporting from the sidelines. For the 16th consecutive year, the Westwood One Radio Network will broadcast the Classic, with Brad Sham and Terry Bowden at the microphones. The game is sold out.