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Tuberville: We're not a bowl team right now, I promise you.

Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville indicated the Red Raiders’ offense will have to carry the load the rest of the way.

Coming off a 52-38 loss at Iowa State, Tuberville said on Monday, “We’re not a bowl team right now, I promise you. By looking at how we played? Nah. We’ve got a lot of work to do.”

“We’re going to be as good as our offense. We knew that going into the season. But our special teams can be very good also. The potential of our defense, I think we’ve got a chance to be a factor defensively. We’re not going to be able to win a lot of games defensively just by ourself. That’s not going to happen.”

“Offensively, we’re not going to get a lot better. When you’ve got 500 yards on offense and score 38 points in basically two and a half quarters, that’s a pretty good day — and from not having any turnovers. Now, I think there’s a chance for us to have more yards and more points in games, but some of it’s going to have to come off of a short field and more consistency out of the kicking game.”

“We’re getting schemed pretty good (by opposing defenses). Everybody knows this offense. They’ve coached against these receivers. This offense is pretty much the same in the passing game of what everybody’s seen the last eight, nine years.”

Texas Tech hosts Baylor this weekend.