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Halftime: TCU 7, Texas Tech 3

Three turnovers and 13 penalties combined led to a sloppy first half.

NCAA Football: Texas Tech at Texas Christian Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Well, I hope you all took the under. What was projected as an offensive battle has, as expected, turned into a defensive struggle as both offenses have stalled out multiple times.

Tech gained a total of 129 yards in the first half, garnering just three points and turning it over once, as Jett Duffey struggled through the air. TCU’s defense had a lot to do with that, as the Frogs’ secondary was good in coverage for the first two quarters.

Meanwhile, two turnovers from TCU’s offense - an interception in the endzone thrown by Robinson, and a fumble by Olonilua - stalled two TCU drives that looked as if they would result in points.

Robinson got the start, despite suffering a significant shoulder injury against Iowa State, and he’s 13-19 for 124 yards, with a touchdown and an interception. His touchdown came on a 20-yard pass to Jalen Reagor, who went up for it in the endzone and brought it down.

Beyond that score, things have been incredibly quiet for both offenses. The Frogs looked like they were going to put more points on the board near the end of the half, after Julius Lewis intercepted a Jett Duffey pass at the Tech 44. The Frogs moved down to the Tech 30, but Jonathan Song missed a 47-yarder to end the half.

We’ll see if the offenses can pick it up in the second half, but if TCU’s defense keeps playing the way they are, the Frogs seem to be in good shape.