Arizona Wildcats QB Khalil Tate turns on afterburners in win over Texas Tech
After struggling out the gate against the Texas Tech Red Raiders, Arizona Wildcats senior quarterback Khalil Tate found his footing before halftime.
Recording an interception and a fumble in the first quarter, Tate continued to attack the Red Raiders in the second.
Finding Stanley Berryhill for 12-yard score to tie things up at 7-7, Tate shook off the early turnovers.
But it was what he did with his legs two drives later that left the opposing defense gassed.
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Looking at 3rd-and-7 at his own 16-yard line, Tate decided run the rock himself, turning on the jets for the 84-yard score.
While the extra point was missed, the rushing touchdown gave the Wildcats a 13-7 lead at the half.
Arizona would hold on to take the 28-14 win over the Red Raiders.
Tate completed 14 of his 23 passes for 185 yards and a score to go along with two interceptions.
He also paced all rushers, recording 129 yards and a touchdown on just 17 carries.